Processing/LNG

Germany, Qatar Sign Energy Partnership Agreement Focused on Gas

Germany and Qatar have signed a declaration to deepen their energy partnership, with a focus on trade in hydrogen and LNG, as Europe's biggest economy looks for alternative supplies amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Finland Leases Floating LNG Terminal for 10 Years to Break Free from Russian Gas

Finland has agreed a 10-year charter for a floating storage and regasification vessel with U.S. based Excelerate Energy to help replace Russian gas supply, finance minister Annika Saarikko said on Friday.

Russia to Halt Gas Flows to Finland on Saturday

Russia's Gazprom has informed Finland it will halt flows of natural gas from Saturday morning, Gasum said on Friday, after the Finnish state-owned gas wholesaler refused to pay its Russian supplier in rubles.

ADNOC Awards Fujairah LNG FEED Contract to McDermott

McDermott has been awarded a contract by ADNOC to provide front-end engineering design services for the new Fujairah LNG facility, which is located approximately 155 miles (250 km) from Abu Dhabi, UAE.

EIA Update: Last Year, 14 Liquids Pipeline Projects Completed In US

Last Year, 14 Liquids Pipeline Projects Completed In US, Crude Oil Prices Increased as Global Demand Outpaced Supply and Interstate Gas Pipeline Capacity Additions Decrease in 2021.

Freeport LNG Seeks Extension to Build 4th Liquefaction Train at Texas Plant

Freeport LNG has asked federal regulators to extend the amount of time it has to construct a fourth liquefaction train at its export plant in Texas until August 2028.

Sempra Energy, PGNiG Ink 20-Year LNG Supply Deal

U.S. energy firm Sempra Energy has agreed to sell three million tonnes of LNG each year to Poland's PGNiG from its Cameron LNG Phase 2 project in Louisiana and the Port Arthur LNG project in Texas.

GlobalData: Nigeria to Account for 24% of Oil, Gas Projects Starting Up in Africa by 2026

More than 100 oil and gas projects should commence operations in Nigeria during the next four years, accounting for more than 24% of the predicted total projects starts during that time, predicts GlobalData, a data and analytics company.

Canada In Talks with Repsol, Pieridae Energy About LNG Export Terminals

The Canadian government is in discussion with the companies behind two proposed east coast LNG export facilities to see how it can speed up the projects and help boost supply to Europe.

Latest Venture Global LNG Deals Advance Second Louisiana Facility

The long-term supply deals struck this week with Exxon and Petronas by Venture Global LNG put its second Louisiana LNG facility on the verge of construction and financing approval.

Petronet In Talks with Qatar for LNG Deal Renewal amid Turbulent Markets

India's Petronet LNG has begun talks with Qatar to renew a multiyear gas deal despite market "turbulence", making new long-term contracts difficult as sanctions on Russian fuel have squeezed an already tightly supplied market.

Bulgaria to Receive US LNG Deliveries Starting in June

Bulgaria has agreed to purchase two shipments of U.S. LNG for June and is in talks for a long-term contract for U.S. deliveries after Russia's Gazprom cut off gas supplies to Sofia, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said on Wednesday.

New Fortress Energy to Charter FSRU for Netherlands LNG Terminal

New Fortress Energy Inc. has agreed to charter a floating storage and regasification unit to Gasunie, which will begin in third-quarter 2022 and provide storage and regasification capacity for Gasunie’s new LNG import terminal in the port Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

Sources: Germany, Qatar At Odds Over LNG Supply Conditions

Germany, which aims to cut its carbon emissions by 88% by 2040, is reluctant to commit to Qatar's conditions to sign deals of at least 20 years to secure the massive LNG volumes it needs to reduce its dependence on Russian gas.

Venture Global Strikes LNG Supply Deal with Exxon's Asia-Pacific Unit

Exxon's Asia Pacific unit will purchase one million tonnes of LNG each year from Venture Global's Plaquemines LNG facility, which is now under construction, and its planned Calcasieu Pass 2 facility. Both are in Louisiana.

Report: LNG Supply Crisis Will Make Landfall in Winter 2022

A LNG crisis is brewing for European countries dealing with energy insecurity in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as demand will outstrip supply by the end of this year, according to a new report from Rystad Energy.

Spain's Gas Imports Rise 16% Driven by Seaborne LNG Purchases

Spain's natural gas imports in March rose 16% from a year earlier, driven by more purchases of seaborne LNG, government data showed on Monday.

Sempra Sees Decision on New Cameron LNG Train in Louisiana in 2023

Sempra said in its first quarter earnings release that Cameron LNG plans to complete development work on the fourth liquefaction train in 2023 and plans to make a final investment decision afterwards.

Bulgaria and Greece Plan Joint Gas Purchases for Southeast Europe

Bulgaria and Greece have agreed to seek joint gas deliveries for southeastern Europe and decrease its reliance on Russian gas amid the war in Ukraine, Bulgarian Energy Minister Alexander Nikolov said.

Germany Ramps Up Capacity for LNG Imports to Replace Russian Gas

Germany took steps to ramp up LNG imports on Thursday as it moves away from piped Russian supply, renting four floating storage and regasification units and choosing the North Sea port of Wilhelmshaven as the first handling hub.

China's CNOOC Awards $2.4 Billion in LNG Tanker Building Contracts

China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) has awarded $2.42 billion worth of contracts to build 12 LNG tankers and each tanker will be able to carry up to 174,000 cubic meters of LNG.

Greece, Bulgaria to Build New LNG Terminal to Help Cut Reliance on Russia

A new LNG facility to be built off the northern Greek port of Alexandroupolis and carry gas to the shore via a 28-km long pipeline is expected to help create a new gas route for Europe and cut reliance on Russian gas.

Energy Transfer to Supply LNG to SK Gas in 18-Year Deal

Energy Transfer LP has executed a long-term sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with SK Gas Trading LLC for the supply of 0.4 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG from Energy Transfer’s Lake Charles LNG export facility.

Coterra, Devon Study New LNG Opportunities

Shale producers Coterra Energy and Devon Energy on Tuesday said they were evaluating new opportunities tied to LNG but warned of a "crowded" market and challenging economics.

Energy Transfer, Gunvor Ink 20-Year LNG Supply Deal

U.S. pipeline company Energy Transfer LP will supply two million tonnes of LNG per annum to the Singapore unit of trading house Gunvor Group Ltd. as part of a 20-year deal signed on Monday.

NextDecade Executes 15-Year US LNG Deal with France’s Engie

NextDecade Corp. announced the execution of a 15-year sale and purchase agreement with Engie SA for the supply of LNG from NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG export project (RGLNG) in Brownsville, Texas.

Origin Energy's Revenue from APLNG Project Jumps 78% on Strong Prices

Australia's Origin Energy posted a 78% jump in third-quarter revenue on Friday from its stake in the Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) project due to higher spot LNG prices and realized oil prices.

Portugal Plans to Use Sines Port for Shipping LNG to Europe

Portugal plans to double the capacity at Sines port to handle LNG tankers and transfer the LNG on smaller vessels to European countries dependent on piped gas from Russia.

Atlanta Gas Light to Double Capacity with Expansion of Georgia LNG Facility

Atlanta Gas Light announced plans to expand its LNG facility in Cherokee County, Georgia, by adding a second LNG tank at the location, allowing it to double its capacity and stay ahead of projected natural gas demands.

DOE Issues Export Authorizations to LNG Projects in Texas, Louisiana

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued two long-term orders authorizing an additional 0.5 Bcf/d of LNG exports from two LNG export projects: Golden Pass LNG in Texas and Magnolia LNG in Louisiana.