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PNG LNG ships first cargo

May 26, 2014

The first shipment from the PNG LNG project has left Papua New Guinea carrying a cargo bound for Japan for Tokyo Electric Power Co. Inc. “This announcement is a historic moment for Papua New Guinea (PNG),” ExxonMobil PNG Limited Managing Director Peter Graham said…

Yamal LNG progresses

May 23, 2014

OAO Yamal LNG closed on a contract to supply China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) 3mtpa LNG annually for 20 years from the Yamal LNG project in the Russian Arctic, according to Yamal LNG majority shareholder OAO Novatek. CNPC bought…

China and Russia eye Tanzanian exploration

May 22, 2014

Bids from Russia’s Gazprom and China’s China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) have been included in the latest licensing round offshore Tanzania.  The 4th Deep Offshore and North Lake Tanganyika Licensing Round closed on May 15…

Woodside retreats from Leviathan

May 21, 2014

Woodside Energy has axed its plans to purchase a sizeable stake in Israel’s Leviathan gas project, terminating its February memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the joint venture participants, the Australian company announced 20 May. This…

Total taps Technip for Yamal LNG

May 16, 2014

JSC Yamal LNG awarded Technip a major engineering, procurement and construction for the 16 mtpa-capacity Yamal LNG project in Russia, the French company announced 15 May 2014. Technip said it has been involved in planning, engineering and…

Shell, Inpex share Browse fiber optic

May 13, 2014

INPEX and Shell are investing in a project to construct a subsea optical fiber cable system incorporating the Ichthys and Prelude projects in Australia's Browse basin.  The subsea fiber optic cable system, to be provided and operated by Nextgen Group…

Controlling an LNG carrier

May 12, 2014

Kongsberg Maritime provides this video on how its maritime solutions enable staff to control the GDF Suez Neptune LNG carrier. The DNV-classed Neptune, managed by Höegh LNG Fleet Management AS, was built by Samsung Heavy Industries and delivered to GDF Suez 3Q 2009…

Hoegh, Egypt's Egas sign LOI for FRSU

May 12, 2014

Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. (Egas) for the use of one of Höegh's floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) – currently under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries…

ABS wins Petronas classification deal

May 05, 2014

ABS has been awarded the classification contract from Petronas for the company's second floating LNG facility (PFLNG 2). The vessel will be built at the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in Geoje, Korea. ABS has a history working with floating gas concepts…

ConocoPhillips to resume LNG exports from Alaska

Apr 14, 2014

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has granted ConocoPhillips Alaska Natural Gas Corp. (CPANGC) blanket authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its facility at Nikiski, about 70 miles southwest of Anchorage, on the Kenai Peninsula…

Subcommittee passes LNG exports bill

Apr 09, 2014

A US Subcommittee on Energy and Power approved new legislation aimed at speeding up the approvals process for US liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications, the committee announced on 9 April 2014. Bill H.R. 6, also called the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act…

Petronas launches hull of PFLNG SATU

Apr 08, 2014

Malaysia's Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) announced that it has launched the hull of its first floating LNG (PFLNG SATU) facility at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. The facility…

Milestone marked on Ichthys

Apr 03, 2014

INPEX has marked the first dry dock hull block erection on the Ichthys LNG project central processing facility (CPF) at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. With 150m x 110m topside dimensions…

US LNG exports to create new jobs

Mar 28, 2014

US Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, held a hearing on how increasing exports of LNG will create thousands of high-paying jobs and support U.S. allies abroad. The hearing, entitled “Importing Energy…

Woodside still working on Leviathan

Mar 28, 2014

Woodside Energy’s bid to join the offshore Israel Leviathan gas field consortium has missed an agreed deadline, the firm has said.  Australia-based Woodside and the offshore Israel Leviathan project joint venture partners missed a target…

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