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Guinea to Replace Blast-hit Oil Terminal

Jan 25, 2024

Guinea is studying proposals to build a new oil terminal in the capital Conakry within the next six to 12 months following an explosion in December that severely damaged its main storage facility, an advisor to the prime minister said on Thursday.The Dec. 18 blast destroyed most of the terminal's storage capacity, sending shockwaves through a downtown Conakry district and killing 23 people in the West African nation…

Cammell Laird to Build Dolphins for Stanlow Terminals

Feb 19, 2024

Cammell Laird has secured a £2 million contract to build two mooring dolphins on the River Mersey for Stanlow Terminals.Stanlow Terminals is a division of Stanlow Oil Refinery operator EET Fuels. A mooring dolphin is a standalone structure that…

Asia LNG Imports Are Robust, But Record Supply Keeps Spot Prices Muted

Feb 05, 2024

The spot price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) is continuing to meander at low levels amid ample supply from major exporters and signs that winter demand is easing in the top-importing regions of Asia and Europe.The spot price for LNG delivered to north Asia ended at $9…

Russian Oil Facilities Hit by Drone Attacks, Fires

Jan 29, 2024

Russia energy infrastructure has been hit by drone attacks and fires in the past month, adding to uncertainty in global oil and gas markets already rocked by the conflict in the Middle East.Russia and Ukraine have targeted each other's energy…

Russia Eases Harsh Weather Restrictions to Boost Oil Exports

Jan 29, 2024

Russian ports are operating during more severe storms and easing restrictions for non ice-class vessels during winter, traders said and regulations showed, in an attempt to boost exports following disruptions from Western sanctions and harsh weather…

Freeport LNG Unit Faces Month-long Outage

Jan 26, 2024

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Freeport LNG said on Friday it expects one of three liquefaction units at its Texas plant will be out of service for about a month after it faced a technical issue during last week's Arctic freeze.This…

India to Become Main Driver of Incremental Oil Use by 2030

Jan 23, 2024

India's petroleum consumption climbed to a new record last year and the country is on course to overtake China as the primary driver of incremental oil consumption before 2030.Urbanisation, industrialisation and the growth of the middle class…

Russia's Ust-Luga Port Continues Crude, Fuel Exports While Novatek Terminal Shut

Jan 23, 2024

The Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga was exporting crude oil and fuel on Tuesday apart from at Novatek's terminal which remained closed after being damaged by fire, according to data from LSEG and industry sources.Novatek said on Sunday it had been…

Russia Considers Gasoline Export Ban

Jan 15, 2024

The Russian government is considering a ban on gasoline exports after an incident at Lukoil's NORSI oil refinery in Nizhny Novgorod, Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing sources.The refinery may halve high-octane gasoline output after an emergency stoppage at a catalytic cracking unit…

TotalEnergies Restarts Port Arthur, Texas, Crude Units

Jan 12, 2024

TotalEnergies on Friday restarted the large crude distillation unit (CDU) and large vacuum distillation unit (VDU) at its 238,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, said people familiar with plant operations.The refinery's two…

Vopak Consortium Selected to Operate New LNG Terminal in South Africa

Jan 10, 2024

South Africa has selected a Vopak consortium as the preferred bidder to develop and operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at the Port of Richards Bay, state-owned Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said on WednesdayThe Vopak Terminal…

Polish Seaborne LPG Import Growth Slowed to 7% in 2023

Jan 10, 2024

Growth in sea-borne imports of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to Poland slowed 7% last year to 1.084 million metric tons, from a jump of more than 70% in 2022, with sea terminals working almost at capacity, according to traders and LSEG data…

US Was Top LNG Exporter in 2023 as Hit Record Levels

Jan 02, 2024

U.S. liquefied natural gas exports hit monthly and annual record highs in December, tanker tracking data showed, with analysts saying it positioned the United States to leapfrog Qatar and Australia to become the largest exporter of LNG in 2023…

Germany Builds up LNG Import Terminals

Jan 02, 2024

German utility RWE on Jan. 1 handed over floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure at Brunsbuettel on the North Sea to state-owned Deutsche Energy Terminal (DET) as agreed when first imports arrived 10 months ago, it said.DET is now…

Russian LNG Exports to Europe Fell 1.9% in 2023

Jan 02, 2024

Russian exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe fell 1.9% to 15.8 million metric tons in 2023, and LNG exports to Asia fell 11% to 14.9 million tons, LSEG data showed on Tuesday.Europe increased purchases of LNG from global producers…

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