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Shell Says Prelude LNG Shipments Disrupted Until at Least Mid-July

Jun 28, 2022

Shell Plc said on Wednesday liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments from its Prelude floating facility off northwest Australia would be disrupted for at least two weeks due to work bans by unions fighting for better pay.Loading disruption at the 3.6-million-tonnes-a-year facility adds to tightness in a global LNG market just as Europe scrambles to secure cargoes to make up for lost Russian gas supply…

Green Group Asks Court to Stop Woodside's Scarborough Offshore Gas Project

Jun 22, 2022

The Australian Conservation Foundation said it has asked the Federal Court to stop Woodside Energy Group from working on the $5.7 billion [for the offshore component only] Scarborough gas project until an assessment is made about its potential impact on the Great Barrier Reef…

Exxon Joins Oil Majors in Qatar's Mega-LNG Expansion Project

Jun 21, 2022

QatarEnergy on Tuesday signed a deal with Exxon Mobil Corp for the Gulf state's North Field East expansion, the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, following agreements with TotalEnergies, Eni and ConocoPhillips.Qatar is partnering…

First Hydrocarbons Introduced into Coral South FLNG Offshore Mozambique

Jun 18, 2022

Italian oil and gas company Eni said Saturday that the first hydrocarbons had been introduced  from the Coral South reservoir offshore Mozambique into the Coral South FLNG unit.Eni operates the offshore Area 4 where the Coral South FLNG is located…

Energy Security: Equinor Inks Deal for Winter Gas Supply with UK’s Centrica

Jun 16, 2022

Equinor and Centrica announced an agreement to deliver additional gas supplies to the UK, effectively providing energy security for the UK over the coming three winters. The new supply agreement adds around 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) per year to Equinor’s existing…

Ban on Russian Commodity Exports to Accelerate LNG Growth, Energy Transition - Wood Mackenzie report

Jun 16, 2022

War in Ukraine is transforming the outlook for the supply, demand and price of hydrocarbons and the pace and cost of the energy transition. While the precise timing and implementation of future bans on Russian commodity imports are difficult to predict…

QatarEnergy Picks TotalEnergies as First Partner in 'Largest LNG Project in History'

Jun 13, 2022

Qatari national oil and gas company QatarEnergy has selected France's TotalEnergies as its first international partner in the North Field East (NFE) expansion project, dubbed 'the single largest project in the history of the LNG industry.'The…

ABB, Wison Offshore & Marine Sign FLNG Pact

Jun 09, 2022

ABB and Wison Offshore & Marine (WOM) have recently signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) projects.'FLNG facilities make the production, liquefaction, and storage of natural gas possible at sea…

Workers on Shell's Prelude FLNG to Start 12-day Strike on Friday

Jun 09, 2022

Workers on Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off Western Australia are set to begin 12 days of industrial action on Friday over a pay fight, a union alliance said on Thursday.Shell did not comment on what impact…

North Field Expansion: Qatar Selects Exxon, Total, Shell, Conoco for mega-LNG Expansion - Sources

Jun 08, 2022

Qatar has picked ExxonMobil Corp, TotalEnergies, Shell, and ConocoPhillips, as partners in the expansion of the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.The North Field expansion will boost Qatar's LNG output by 64% by 2027…

Indigenous Australians Seek to Block $3.6 billion Santos Offshore Gas project

Jun 07, 2022

A group of Indigenous Australians has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Santos Ltd from developing a $3.6 billion gas project off northern Australia, saying they were not consulted about the drilling.Traditional land owners from the Tiwi Islands…

Norway's Hammerfest Plant Resumes LNG Production almost Two Years After Fire

Jun 02, 2022

Norway's Hammerfest liquefied natural gas plant has restarted LNG production following a fire almost two years ago, boosting the country's gas exports, operator Equinor said on Thursday.The company last week told Reuters the plant had completed repairs and was preparing to restart output…

Norway's Hammerfest LNG Plant Resumes Operation After 20-month Outage

May 27, 2022

Norway’s Hammerfest liquefied natural gas plant has resumed operation as planned and is preparing to restart LNG production, a spokesperson for operator Equinor told Reuters on Friday.The plant has been offline for 20 months following a fire in September of 2020…

LNG Prices Could Stay High for a Few Years, Woodside CEO Says

May 25, 2022

Woodside Energy Group, Australia's top independent natural gas producer, sees liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices staying high for a few years as the market adjusts to supply disruptions after sanctions on Russia for its Ukraine invasion.'With the invasion…

LNG Momentum Swinging Back to Asia as Europe Demand Eases: Russell

May 24, 2022

The merry-go-round of liquefied natural gas (LNG) between Europe and Asia appears to be tilting back toward Asia as buyers in the top-consuming region start to chase cargoes ahead of the summer demand peak.The dynamics of the LNG market for…

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