Processing/LNG

America’s Unstoppable LNG Boom

Since Cheniere sent America’s first LNG cargo abroad in early 2016, U.S. gas exports have reached buyers in Latin America, Europe, Asia, and even the Middle East. The shale gas boom allowed the U.S. to send cargoes overseas, easing some of the domestic glut, with exports hitting a new monthly record..

First Ever U.S. LNG Cargo Set Sail For Northwest Europe

The first U.S. LNG shipment to Europe will come amid maintenance of some supply facilities in Europe, so it does not necessarily mean that the U.S. is starting to send LNG supplies to Northwest Europe en masse, Platts Analytics reported on Monday. The Arctic Discoverer, chartered by Statoil, is exp..

Oregon Voters Reject Jordan Cove Ban

Oregon town rejects proposal asking for a ban of the Jordan Cove Energy Project.

Gaz Métro Triples LNG Capacity at Montreal Plant

Gaz Métro’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Gaz Métro LNG, L.P., has completed its expansion project tripling the capacity of its Montréal natural gas liquefaction plant, adding a major potential source of natural gas for the New England market. Gaz Métro LNG’s expansion project, supported by Gaz Métro an..

Contract for Pipeline Construction Project Awarded

GE Oil & Gas has received a contract to exclusively supply gas turbine and compressor equipment for the Rio Bravo pipeline construction project.

Alaska LNG Project Application Filed With FERC

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation has filed an application with FERC for the Alaska LNG project.

Pence Meets with Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Over LNG Project

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets with the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation and Governor Bill Walker concerning the Alaska LNG Project.

LNG Project Approved in Canada

The Huu-ay-aht First Nations has approved the proposed Sarita LNG Project with Steelhead LNG, representing the first British Columbia Nation to approve a co-development arrangement for an LNG export facility. “This is a first in B.C. and Canada, and creates a significant degree of certainty early i..

ICE To Start Offering First-Ever U.S. LNG Futures Contracts

As the U.S. has been increasingly growing its LNG exports in recent months, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) said on Wednesday that it would start trading the first-ever U.S. LNG futures contract that will be cash settled against the Platts LNG Gulf Coast Marker (GCM) price assessment. The U.S. LNG ..

Application Filed for LNG Project

Plaque mines LNG files application with FERC for an export terminal and a pipeline construction project.

Fluor Awarded Contract for Woodfibre LNG Project

Fluor Corporation has signed an agreement with JGC America, Inc. to provide construction-related support to the front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for the Woodfibre LNG project in the District of Squamish near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Under the subcontract, Fluor will prov..

Company Plans $800 Million LNG Plant at Port Fourchon

GALLIANO, La. (AP) — Officials are planning an $800 million liquefied natural gas plant and export terminal at Port Fourchon. The Greater Lafourche Port Commission and one of the port’s tenants, Energy World USA, announced the proposed development Tuesday in a news release. The proposed Galliano f..

Company Files Application for LNG Project

Eagle LNG Partners filed a formal application with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to site, construct and operate natural gas liquefaction and export facilities at a site on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, FL. The project consists of three liquefaction trains, and at full ..

How Trump Could Change LNG Markets

It is unclear how Donald Trump will rule on American LNG pipeline construction projects.

FERC OKs Placing East Meter Pipe Facilities in Service

FERC rules that Cheniere Energy can place the facilities for the East Meter Pipe Project in service.

Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Takes Over LNG Project

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation assumes control of the Alaska LNG pipeline construction project.

US Natural Gas Exporters Pin Hopes on Mexico

The United States became a net exporter of natural gas in November 2016, a development driven by falling imports (due to high domestic natural gas production) and rapidly increasing natural gas exports. The two main drivers of U.S. natural gas exports are the Mexican natural gas pipeline and the LNG..

Study: U.S. Midstream Oil & Gas Equipment Market on the Decline

According to a study conducted by Freedonia, demand for equipment used in midstream oil and gas applications in the US is projected to decline to $10.5 billion in 2019 as low oil and gas prices limit production growth and America’s midstream infrastructure becomes better adapted to the recent shifts..

Jordan Cove LNG Intends to Refile with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Jordan Cove LNG intends to refile its application for the Pacific Connector Pipeline construction project with FERC.

Federal Regulators Won’t Reconsider Oregon Pipeline

FERC denies request to reconsider approving the Pacific Connector Pipeline construction project.

Port Arthur LNG Files Federal Application To Construct Liquefaction, Export Facilities

Port Arthur LNG files application for natural gas pipeline construction project.

GE Oil & Gas invests $25 million in Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG Project

GE Oil & Gas has made a $25 million preferred equity investment in Tellurian Investments Inc., which has an implied Tellurian Investment Inc. Common Stock value of $5.94 per share. Tellurian President and CEO Meg Gentle said, “This investment represents another step forward in the development..

Alaska LNG Pipeline Project on Track Despite Slow Progress

Alaska's LNG pipeline construction project is moving forward.

Woodfibre LNG Moves Ahead With BC’s First LNG Project

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (AP) — British Columbia-based oil and gas company Woodfibre LNG says it is proceeding with a proposed liquefied natural gas development in what would be the province’s first such project. B.C. Premier Christy Clark said Friday that the development will create 650 jobs dur..

Trudeau Pushes Through LNG Megaproject Despite Environmental Concerns

The Canadian federal government has given the green light to the $8-billion Pacific NorthWest LNG project, proposed by Malaysia’s Petronas three years ago. The decision is highly controversial because it follows an assessment that found the project will produce significant amounts of CO2, which woul..

Williams Partners Advances Gulf Connector Project

Williams Partners said Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to construct a 475,000 dekatherm per day (Dth/d) expansion in Texas and Louisiana that would connect natural gas supplies with global LNG markets. Constructed in t..

Shell’s Ajay Shah on Developing Gas Markets

Shell Vice President Ajay Shah leads a global team responsible for gas market development from the regasification terminal through to the local downstream market. He has worked in Shell’s gas and power division for over half his career and was part of the team responsible for the start-up of Hazira,..

China Could Quadruple Gas Imports By 2030

China has become the usual suspect when it comes to commodity prices. Whether it’s crude oil or copper, LNG or gold, China is almost invariably the first place everyone looks for an explanation as to why prices are up or down. Now Asia’s largest economy is on its way to swing the international gas m..

Bear Paw Receives Approval to Construct LNG Pipeline

Bear Paw Pipeline Corporation Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL), has received Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board approval to construct a 62.5 km natural gas pipeline from Goldboro to the proposed Bear Head LNG liquefied natural gas export facility in..

Mississippi Port Trying to Land its Biggest Tenant

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The state port is trying to land its biggest tenant. The Sun Herald reports the company that would use a patented system to condition and liquefy gas on the West Pier for shipment to the Caribbean and Puerto Rico. SeaOne Gulfport LLC’s first production facility and export ..