Processing/LNG

CEZ Abandons Planned Polish LNG Terminal Capacity Over Disputed Conditions

Majority state-owned Czech utility CEZ has shelved a plan to secure capacity for LNG at a new Polish terminal because it was unhappy with the conditions offered, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

DOE Rejects Repsol's Bid to Reopen Approval for Venture Global LNG Export Plant

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Tuesday rejected for a second time oil major Repsol SA's request to reopen regulators' approval of Venture Global LNG's Calcasieu Pass export plant in Louisiana.

U.S. Court Invalidates Sempra's Port Arthur LNG Permit Over Emission Limits

A U.S. court has removed an emissions permit for Sempra's Port Arthur LNG export terminal in Texas, potentially halting construction of the facility.

Snam to Invest $1.1 Billion in Ravenna Offshore LNG Terminal

Italian gas grid operator Snam will invest a total of $1.1 billion in a new LNG offshore terminal near Ravenna, the company's CEO said on Tuesday.

M6 System Expansion Nears Completion, Set to Enhance Gulf Coast Connectivity

(P&GJ) — A critical aspect of the M6 system expansion is the completion of the New Generation Gas Gathering (NG3) project, expected in 2024. This project will add approximately 275 miles of natural gas gathering pipelines and 2.2 Bcf/day of capacity to premium Gulf Coast and LNG markets, playing a pivotal role in serving the Gulf Coast market.

TotalEnergies CEO Predicts Continued Gas Market Volatility Until New Supply Emerges

The CEO of French energy giant TotalEnergies said on Tuesday that the LNG market will continue to experience volatility until new supply is available, but prices are reasonable compared to 2022.

Freeport LNG Plant in Texas Set to Resume Operations After Monday Shutdown

U.S. liquefied natural gas company Freeport LNG's export plant in Texas was on track to return to service on Tuesday after all of its liquefaction trains shut on Monday, according to data from financial firm LSEG.

Capital Product Partners Adds 11 New LNG Carriers in $3.1 Billion Deal

Vessel owner Capital Product Partners said on Monday it has acquired 11 newly built LNG carriers from Capital Maritime for $3.1 billion, opting for more fuel-efficient engine propulsions as part of the global energy transition.

BP, Edison, Shell Ask US, EU to Intervene in Venture Global LNG Dispute

BP, Edison and Shell pressed a U.S.-EU energy group to intervene in a dispute with liquefied natural gas exporter Venture Global LNG over the U.S. firm's failure to deliver contract supplies of the fuel.

Glenfarne Energy Transition’s Texas LNG Selects Baker Hughes Gas Technology

(P&GJ) — Texas LNG and Glenfarne Energy Transition chose Baker Hughes to supply gas compression technology, including electric motor drives, for their four MTPA LNG export terminal in the Port of Brownsville, Texas.

Regulators Say Loss of Everett LNG Terminal Threatens New England Energy Reliability

A possible loss of the Everett Marine LNG terminal can jeopardize the reliability of New England's energy supply during extreme cold weather, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the North American Electric Reliability Corp. said on Monday.

US Collaborating with Allies on Sanctions for Russian Arctic LNG Project

The U.S. is working closely with partner countries over sanctions on a Russian LNG project in the Arctic as a January deadline looms on a wind-down of transactions with the plant, a State Department spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Electrical Incident Curtails LNG Output at Chevron's Gorgon Facility

An "electrical incident" last month has curtailed the output of LNG at Chevron's Gorgon facility in Western Australia, a company spokesperson said on Thursday.

Environmental Group Urges FERC Not to Extend License for Tellurian LNG Plant

The Sierra Club environmental group on Wednesday urged the U.S. energy regulator to reject a request by liquefied natural gas developer Tellurian Inc. for a three-year extension to complete construction of its $25 billion LNG export facility.

Seaside LNG Expands LNG Bunkering in Galveston, Texas, to Fuel Carnival Jubilee

(P&GJ) — Seaside LNG and Carnival Corp. have entered into a term bunkering agreement to fuel the first LNG-propelled cruise ship to call Galveston, Texas, its homeport, the Carnival Jubilee.

Excelerate Energy Inks 15-Year LNG Supply Deal with Petrobangla

Under the deal, Petrobangla has agreed to purchase 0.85 to 1.0 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG from Excelerate for a term of 15 years beginning January 2026. Excelerate will deliver 0.85 MTPA of LNG in 2026 and 2027 and 1 MTPA from 2028 to 2040.

New Fortress Delays Start of Mexico's First LNG Plant Until December

U.S. LNG developer New Fortress Energy has postponed the commercial start of Mexico's first LNG plant to December, company officials said on Wednesday, following delays in receiving the infrastructure.

Kosmos Energy Anticipates Possible Q2 2024 Start for Tortue LNG Project

Kosmos Energy said on Monday that the start-up of the BP-operated Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) gas project offshore Senegal and Mauritania could slip into the second quarter of 2024.

New Fortress to Charter FSRU for LNG Import Terminal in Brazil

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer New Fortress Energy said on Monday it has signed a deal to charter a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) from Brazil's Petrobras starting in December.

Sinopec Signs New 27-Year LNG Supply Deal with QatarEnergy

Under the agreement, the two companies will cooperate on the second phase of the Gulf Arab state's North Field expansion project, which will supply 3 million metric tons of LNG per year to Sinopec.

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.