GLNG Top Story archive

26 July 2018 Week 29 Issue 529

Russia’s Novatek has delivered its first cargoes of LNG to a Chinese regasification terminal, the company said on July 19. Two Arc7 LNG tankers, Vladimir Rusanov and Eduard Toll, arrived at the...

19 July 2018 Week 28 Issue 528

The US’ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is on the brink of reforming its process of LNG permitting, the agency’s chairman, Kevin McIntyre, said on July 17. The comments came in a FERC...

12 July 2018 Week 27 Issue 527

Indonesia’s Pertamina has scrapped plans for an onshore regasification terminal at Bojonegara, west of Jakarta. The plan was unveiled in 2015, with a proposed start of 2019, although 2020 appeared...

05 July 2018 Week 26 Issue 526

Japan’s JERA and EDF Trading have struck a deal to work together on LNG trading, folding both companies’ interests into their joint venture JERA Trading Singapore (JERAT). Announcing the agreement...

28 June 2018 Week 25 Issue 525

Egypt expects to bring its short era of LNG imports to an end this year as domestic production ramps up to cover local demand – and possibly allow the country to resume LNG exports of its own.

21 June 2018 Week 24 Issue 524

A consortium of Japan’s Chiyoda and Indonesia’s Synergy Engineering has won pre-front-end engineering and design (pre-FEED) work on the Abadi LNG project. The Japanese company,...

14 June 2018 Week 23 Issue 523

Paul Singer’s Elliott Management and Bluescape Resources have kicked off an activist campaign intended to bring change to Sempra Energy’s make-up, including a proposed shareholder spin-off of its...

07 June 2018 Week 22 Issue 522

CNOOC Gas & Power Trading and Marketing has signed up the Hoegh Esperanza floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), it was announced on June 4. The deal runs for three years, with a one...

17 May 2018 Week 19 Issue 519

KBR has won a pre-front engineering and design (pre-FEED) contract from Japan’s Inpex for the Abadi onshore LNG project in Indonesia, it announced last week.

03 May 2018 Week 17 Issue 517

Singapore-based Keppel is to deliver the first tugboat in Southeast Asia to run on LNG by the end of May.

26 April 2018 Week 16 Issue 516

JAPAN’S LNG imports slid 1% year on year in fiscal 2017 to 83.89 million tonnes, according to trade figures released by the finance ministry last week. The fiscal year ended on March 31.

19 April 2018 Week 15 Issue 515

GAIL (India) will receive in May the first cargoes of Russian LNG under a renegotiated deal with Gazprom.

12 April 2018 Week 14 Issue 514

SOUTH Korean demand for LNG imports to fuel power plants will rise over the next decade as government efforts to reduce coal-fired generation continue, the Ministry of Energy said in a revised...

22 March 2018 Week 11 Issue 511

Tokyo Gas has signed a new 13-year supply contract with Petronas subsidiary Malaysia LNG that includes flexible destination clauses.

01 March 2018 Week 08 Issue 508

Cheniere Energy could increase its LNG transits through the Panama Canal by 50% in 2018 after sending through 62 tankers in 2017.