Processing/LNG

Customers Signing Long-Term LNG Deals Again – Cheniere

LNG company Cheniere Energy said customers are starting to sign long-term contracts to buy LNG again, noting that market dynamics continue to support its long-term growth expectations for natural gas worldwide

Eni to Deliver Carbon Neutral LNG Cargo to Taiwan's CPC

Italian energy group Eni said it has reached an agreement with Taiwan's CPC Corporation for the delivery of a carbon-neutral LNG cargo to CPC at the Yung An receiving terminal in Taiwan.

Cheniere Expects Louisiana Sabine 6 LNG Unit in 2022

U.S. LNG company Cheniere Energy said the sixth train at its Sabine Pass export plant in Louisiana was about 89.6% complete and was still expected to enter commercial service in the first half of 2022.

Ivory Coast to Build 200 MW LNG Plant, Says Energy Minister

Ivory Coast is in talks to build a 200-megawatt power plant fueled by LNG as it seeks to avoid outages that rocked the country earlier this year, Mines and Energy Minister Thomas Camara said on Tuesday.

Cross Carbon Ventures Announces Formation of Carbon Capture Development Partnership

CCV will leverage Svante’s innovative technology to capture carbon directly from industrial post-combustion flue gases to produce pipeline-grade CO2 for safe transportation and storage.

Wintershall Dea Says Europe Needs More Gas from All Sources

Oil and gas producer Wintershall Dea, which has a 70% gas portfolio, said Europe needed multi-sourced gas to support decarbonization away from coal and to create a platform for future hydrogen production from carbon-free energy.

Polish PGNiG Ends LNG Deal Over U.S. Texas Port Arthur Delays

PGNiG has terminated a deal with U.S. firm Sempra Energy for LNG supplies from the Texas Port Arthur project due to delays, Poland's biggest gas company said on Tuesday.

Mozambique President Nyusi Says Army Gaining Ground in Insurgency-Hit Region

Nyusi was addressing the nation on the crisis that was triggered when the insurgents in March attacked the coastal town of Palma, near natural gas projects worth $60 billion that are meant to transform Mozambique's economy.

Canada's Quebec Rejects LNG Export Project, Citing Environmental Concerns

The Canadian province of Quebec on Wednesday rejected a liquefied natural gas export project for the Port of Saguenay, citing environmental concerns, in the latest blow to North American LNG development.

Nisga'a Nation, Rockies LNG and Western LNG Propose New LNG Project

Two natural gas pipeline projects are being evaluated for Ksi Lisims LNG. Both pipeline projects have received regulatory approvals following robust environmental assessment processes and can connect resources in northeastern BC to the proposed project site.

South Korea Signs 20-Year LNG Deal with Qatar

South Korea's energy ministry said on Monday it had signed a 20-year LNG supply agreement with Qatar for the next 20 years starting in 2025.

Tellurian Terminates Total Agreement on Louisiana Driftwood LNG Plant

U.S. LNG developer Tellurian Inc said on Monday it terminated a stock purchase agreement with a unit of French energy major TotalEnergies SE related to Tellurian's proposed Driftwood LNG export plant in Louisiana.

Malaysia's Petronas Agrees 10-year LNG Supply Deal with CNOOC Valued at $7 Billion

Malaysia's state oil firm Petronas has signed a 10-year LNG supply agreement with a subsidiary of China's offshore oil and gas major CNOOC Ltd valued at about $7 billion, the firm said on Wednesday.

Settlement Agreed to Release Ship That Blocked Suez Canal

The owners and insurers of the Ever Given container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March said on Sunday a formal settlement had been agreed in a compensation dispute, and the canal authority said the vessel would be allowed to sail on July 7.

Delfin Seeks Another Year to Build its Louisiana Floating LNG Project

U.S. LNG developer Delfin LNG asked federal energy regulators for a third extension until September 2022 to bring into service the onshore facilities of its proposed floating LNG export plant off the coast of Louisiana.

Tellurian Signs Long-Term Lease with the Port of Lake Charles

Tellurian Inc. announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Driftwood LNG, has exercised its long-term lease option with the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District on the 477-acre site in Sulphur, Louisiana.

Eyeing Asian Market, Ecuador Begins Crude Exports in Larger Vessels

Ecuador for the first time exported a cargo of one of its flagship crudes, Oriente, aboard a very large crude carrier following an upgrade to a terminal that the South American country hopes will help it boost exports to Asia.

Brussels Region to Ban Diesel Cars by 2030, Petrol Cars by 2035

The ban will also apply to vehicles running on compressed-natural gas, liquefied natural gas and hybrids from 2035 in an effort to meet the European Union's carbon neutrality goal by 2050.

Gazprom’s Amur Gas Processing Plant Nearing Completion

Gazprom’s Amur Gas Processing Plant project is more than 75% complete following its commissioning ceremony for the first production train earlier this month.

Brazil's Petrobras Disqualifies Excelerate Energy's Bid on LNG Lease

Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Monday that it had disqualified U.S.-based Excelerate Energy LP's bid on a lease for an LNG terminal in northeastern Bahia state.

Sypris Wins Awards from Two High-Pressure Energy Projects

Sypris Technologies, a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, recently received orders for specialty high-pressure closures for use in two large projects, the Golden Pass LNG Export project and the Cherry Point Refinery Renewable Diesel Optimization project.

LNG's Share of Indian Gas Demand Forecast to Rise to 70% by 2030

Indian companies are investing billions of dollars to strengthen gas infrastructure, including laying 15,000-kilometer (9,320-mile) pipelines to supply cleaner fuel to households and industries.

Mammoet-Haisla J.V. Reaches Next Milestone at LNG Canada

Mammoet-Haisla Joint Venture announced it has completed the pile handing scope for the LNG Canada project through JGC-Fluor Joint Venture in Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada. This project will export Canadian liquefied gas and put Canada on the global map of LNG exporting countries.

Energy Majors Bid for Qatar LNG Project Despite Lower Returns

Six top western energy firms are vying to partner in the vast expansion of Qatar’s liquefied natural gas output, industry sources said, helping the Gulf state cement its position as the leading LNG producer while several large projects around the world recently stalled.

Pembina Pipeline to Buy 50% Stake in Canada's Proposed Cedar LNG

Pembina Pipeline Corp said on Tuesday it would buy a 50% stake in Canada's proposed Cedar LNG Project to develop the floating LNG facility in British Columbia in partnership with indigenous group, The Haisla Nation.

Norway's Equinor Books Capacity at Lithuanian LNG Terminal

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor booked capacity for the first time to import LNG to Baltic States via Lithuania's Klaipeda LNG terminal.

Carbon-Neutral or Green LNG: A Pathway Toward Energy Transition

Meeting global targets for climate change mitigation is one of the biggest challenges. Significant emissions are released through the combustion of gas to drive the liquefaction process, while any CO2 detached before entering the plant is frequently emitted into the atmosphere.

Tellurian to Sell LNG to Gunvor, Delays Louisiana Project Start

U.S. LNG developer Tellurian Inc said on Thursday it signed a 10-year agreement with commodity trader Gunvor Group for 3 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG.

Shell Exits Philippine Gas Field in $460 Million Deal

Aside from gas reserves, Malampaya's assets include undersea pipelines and other facilities that could be tapped by future sellers and users of imported LNG.

France’s Total Signs 5-year LNG Supply Agreement with ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel

Total and ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel1 (AMNS) have signed an agreement for the supply of up to 500,000 tons of LNG per year until 2026.