Processing/LNG

New Fortress Energy Considers Onshore LNG Facility in Mexico as Complement to Offshore Project

New Fortress Energy on Thursday disclosed it is weighing an LNG export facility in Mexico that would be an onshore complement to its offshore project.

Pipeline Operator Enbridge Beats Profit Targets on Higher Transport Volumes

Pipeline operator Enbridge on Friday beat third-quarter profit estimates, benefiting from transporting higher volumes of oil and other liquids.

Tellurian Says on Track to Produce LNG in 2027, Still Looking for Customers

U.S. energy company Tellurian Inc said on Thursday it remains on target to produce the first LNG at its Driftwood export plant in Louisiana in 2027.

New U.S. Sanctions Take Aim at Russia's Arctic LNG Project Amid Ukraine Conflict

The latest sanctions target a major entity involved in the development, operation and ownership of a massive project in Siberia known as Arctic-2 LNG, the State Department said in a statement. The project expected to ship chilled natural gas, known as LNG to global markets.

Cheniere Inks 20-Year LNG Supply Deal with China’s Foran Energy Group

(P&GJ) — Under the deal, Foran has agreed to purchase approximately 0.9 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG for 20 years from Cheniere Energy.

Gazprom Delivers Second LNG Shipment to China, Taking Suez Canal

Russia's Gazprom on Thursday delivered a second shipment of LNG to China, sending it via the Suez Canal rather than the northern sea route taken by the previous cargo, according to LSEG data.

Chevron Pursuing 15-Year LNG Supply Contracts into Europe

Chevron is negotiating contracts to supply LNG into Europe for up to 15 years as buyers expect the region to rely on imports for longer than previously thought, an executive at the U.S. oil and gas company said.

DOE Warns New Fortress Energy's Mexico LNG Permit Could Require Reapplication

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has warned New Fortress Energy if any portion of its Altamira floating LNG project is located onshore Mexico, the company will have to resubmit its application for an export permit.

US October LNG Exports Reach Second-Highest Level on Record

U.S. LNG producers ramped up exports in October to 7.92 million metric tons, according to data provider LSEG, the second-highest monthly level on record.

FEED Awarded for QatarEnergy LNG’s CO2 Sequestration Project

Worley will develop the FEED and EPC scope of work for QatarEnergy LNG’s CO2 sequestration facility, in Ras Laffan, Qatar, capable of capturing 4.3 mtpa of CO2.

Origin Energy's Top Shareholder Opposes Brookfield's $9.8 Billion Takeover Offer

Origin Energy's largest shareholder said on Tuesday it plans to vote against a Brookfield-led consortium's $9.78 billion takeover offer for the company, casting doubt on the bid's future weeks ahead of a shareholder vote on the deal.

Enterprise Reveals Permian Growth Projects; Takes Seminole Pipeline Out of Crude Oil Service

(P&GJ) — Enterprise Products Partners L.P. has announced four new capital projects in the Permian Basin and also revealed that it has begun initial steps to return the Seminole Pipeline, which has a capacity of 210,000 bbl/d of crude oil, to natural gas liquid (NGL) transportation service in December 2023.

MPLX Completes Whistler Pipeline Expansion, Advances Permian Gas Processing Plant

In the Permian Basin, MPLX completed its Whistler pipeline expansion from 2 Bcf/d to 2.5 Bcf/d at the end of Q3. In the Delaware Basin, MPLX also progressed the construction of its sixth natural gas processing plant, Preakness ll, expected online in the first half of 2024, the company said.

India’s Petronet LNG Not Seeking Additional Volumes in Qatar Deal

India's top gas importer Petronet LNG is not seeking additional volumes when it renews its long-term liquefied natural gas deal with Qatar, its Head of Finance V. K Mishra said on Monday on an analyst call.

US Reviews of LNG Export Permits Slow Under Biden Administration

The average time for issuing an export license has climbed under the Biden administration to over 330 days from 155 days under the Obama administration and 49 days under the Trump administration, according to DOE data.

Germany Willing to Invest in Nigerian Gas

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Sunday his country was willing to invest in gas and critical minerals in Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producer, as he started a two-nation visit to sub-Saharan Africa.

Freeport LNG Gets Approval to Restart More of Texas Export Plant

A return to full operation would allow the plant, which shut for about eight months from June 2022 to February 2023 after a fire, to supply more LNG to global markets ahead of the winter heating season, when demand for natural gas soars in the Northern Hemisphere.

Baker Hughes Raises Full-Year Revenue Forecast on Strong LNG Equipment Demand

Baker Hughes in recent years has benefited from a boom in global demand for LNG and the race to build new export terminals and the post-COVID recovery of oilfield activity.

Qatar LNG Flows Could Be Diverted from Europe, TotalEnergies CEO Says

TotalEnergies said on Thursday that liquefied natural gas (LNG) deliveries covered by a 27-year deal it signed with Qatar this month could be diverted to non-European countries if needed.

Germany to Complete Gas Pipeline Link While Building Up LNG Import Terminals

Germany's quest to increase LNG import capacity has intensified as it seeks to end reliance on Russian pipeline gas after Russia invaded Ukraine last year.

TotalEnergies to Take FID on New Mozambique LNG Terminal in 2024

The Matola terminal could become South Africa's first major LNG supplier at a time when the government wants to significantly expand its domestic gas market.

Column: Italy's LNG Deal with Qatar Shows How Hard It Is to Quit Gas

Italy's ENI SpA signed a deal this week to purchase up to 1 million tonnes of LNG annually from QatarEnergy for the next 27 years, locking in gas flows to Southern Europe's largest economy until at least 2050.

Singapore LNG to Develop Country's Second LNG Terminal

Singapore LNG Corp. (SLNG) will develop and operate the country's second LNG terminal, with gas supply capacity of up to 5 million tons a year, it said on Tuesday.

China's CNOOC, French Energy Firm Engie Complete Yuan-Settled LNG Trade

Chinese national oil company CNOOC and French energy company Engie have completed a yuan-settled LNG trade through the Shanghai Petroleum and Natural Gas Exchange.

Shell to Complete Maintenance at Prelude LNG by Mid-November

Shell is expected to complete maintenance at its flagship Prelude LNG facility off Australia by mid-November, two sources close to the project told Reuters on Wednesday.

Repsol CEO Vows Legal Action to Secure LNG Cargoes in Dispute with Venture Global

Spanish energy giant Repsol SA will take action against US gas exporter Venture Global LNG to obtain LNG cargoes under a long-term contract, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday.

QaterEnergy, Shell Sign 27-Year LNG Supply Deal

(P&GJ) — Affiliates of QatarEnergy and Shell signed two long-term LNG sale and purchase agreements for the supply of up to 3.5 million tons per annum of LNG from Qatar to the Netherlands.

Mitsui Considers Stake in Qatar's North Field LNG Expansion Project

Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co is considering buying a stake in the North Field LNG expansion project in Qatar as a way to ensure a stable supply of LNG, a Mitsui spokesperson said.

Shell Urges DOE to Approve Energy Transfer’s LNG Export License Application

Shell PLC has submitted a letter to the U.S. Energy Department in support of Energy Transfer's request for a new license to export LNG to countries without free trade agreements with the U.S., saying the pipeline operator is a reliable gas supplier.

Marathon Oil Inks 5-Year LNG Deal for Alba Gas in Equatorial Guinea

(P&GJ) — Marathon Oil Corp. has entered into a five-year firm LNG sales agreement with Glencore Energy U.K. Ltd. for a portion of its equity natural gas produced from the Alba Field in Equatorial Guinea.