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FSRU Exemplar Arrives in Finland

Dec 29, 2022

Excelerate Energy's floating storage and regasification unit (“FSRU”) Exemplar arrived at the port of Inkoo, Finland on December 28, 2022. The FSRU was previously loaded with a partial cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) which will serve as the initial commissioning cargo for the terminal…

How Will Japan Resolve Shipping Insurance for Russian LNG imports?

Dec 29, 2022

Japan, the world's top liquefied natural gas (LNG) importer, is facing its latest challenge in securing vital gas supplies from Russia after Western reinsurers said they would halt marine war insurance for ships travelling in Russian waters from Jan…

Italy's LNG Import Capacity and New Terminals

Dec 23, 2022

Italy plans to boost its liquefied natural gas (LNG) import capacity to 27 billion cubic metres (bcm) from nearly 17 bcm currently as it seeks to completely replace Russian gas supplies following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.In 2021, Moscow provided Rome with 29 bcm of gas via pipelines…

Equinor Submits Plan for Snøhvit Future Project. Power From Shore, Onshore Compression for Hammerfest LNG

Dec 20, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor, on behalf of its partners in the Snøhvit offshore gas field in the Barents Sea, on Tuesday submitted a plan for development and operation (PDO) of Snøhvit Future to the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy…

FSRU Exemplar Set to Arrive at Finland's Inkoo Port on Dec. 26

Dec 20, 2022

The floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal chartered by Finland to replace Russian gas is scheduled to arrive at Inkoo port west of Helsinki on Dec. 26, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Tuesday. Finland has agreed a 10-year charter for…

Höegh LNG in Talks to Supply More Regasification Vessels to Europe

Dec 16, 2022

Norway's Höegh LNG is in talks to supply more of its floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) to several European countries seeking alternatives to Russian gas, its CEO said.The sharp drop in piped Russian gas exports to Europe in the…

Höegh Esperanza, FSRU for Germany's First LNG Terminal Reaches Wilhelmshaven

Dec 15, 2022

The Höegh Esperanza floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), for Germany's first LNG terminal, has arrived in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, Uniper has informed.'The arrival of the FSRU marks an important milestone shortly before the opening of Germany's first LNG terminal on December 17…

Germany's Half-a-trillion Dollar Energy Bazooka May Not be Enough

Dec 15, 2022

Germany is bleeding cash to keep the lights on. Almost half a trillion dollars, and counting, since the Ukraine war jolted it into an energy crisis nine months ago.That's the cumulative scale of the bailouts and schemes the Berlin government…

VTTI Plans New 5 bcm Floating LNG Platform in Netherlands by 2024

Dec 13, 2022

Dutch energy company VTTI said on Monday it plans to build a new floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Netherlands with capacity to import 5 billion cubic meters of gas annually. On Friday the Dutch government said it was in talks…

TotalEnergies Pulls Out of Russia's Novatek with $3.7B Write-down

Dec 09, 2022

French oil giant TotalEnergies, one of the last Western holdouts in Russia after the war in Ukraine, said it was withdrawing its two members from Novatek's board and would take a $3.7 billion hit to write off the value of its stake in the Russian group…

Germany to Get New Qatari LNG flows Through QatarEnergy, ConocoPhillips Deal

Nov 30, 2022

Germany is set to receive new flows of Qatari liquefied natural gas (LNG) from 2026 after QatarEnergy and ConocoPhillips COP.N on Tuesday signed two sales and purchase agreements for its export covering at least a 15-year period. Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February…

Woodside Energy Delivers LNG from Australia's North West Shelf to Europe

Nov 28, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Woodside Energy said Monday it had delivered an LNG cargo to Europe on board the Woodside Rees Withers LNG carrier from Australia’s North West Shelf. The cargo of approximately 75,000 tonnes of LNG (100 million cubic meters of natural gas) was delivered on November 27…

Australia's LNG Exporters Have a No-win Domestic Dilemma: Russell

Nov 22, 2022

Australia's liquefied natural gas exporters have a problem at home, where industrial and domestic consumers are making strident demands for them to accept a price cap, higher taxes, guaranteed volumes or some combination of all of these.The…

Pemex Sees Deepwater Lakach Gas Project Boosting Output Significantly

Nov 22, 2022

Mexican state oil company Pemex expects a key offshore natural gas field located in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico will add significant output after inking a service contract on Monday, part of a push to grow local output while reducing imports…

Qatar Pens 27-year Deal with China as LNG Competition Heats Up

Nov 21, 2022

QatarEnergy has signed a 27-year deal to supply China's Sinopec with liquefied natural gas (LNG), the longest such LNG agreement so far as volatile markets drive buyers to seek long-term deals. Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February…

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