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Freeport LNG Blames Valve Testing Faults for June Accident

Nov 15, 2022

Freeport LNG pointed to deficiencies in safety valve testing and operating procedures as the root causes of a pipeline explosion that shut its export plant in Texas on June 8, according to a report released on Tuesday.The fiery explosion at the Texas Gulf Coast plant, the second-largest in the U.S., caused global liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices to spike amid falling Russian supplies to Europe and other outages…

Freeport Pushes Texas LNG Export Plant Restart to Year End

Dec 02, 2022

Freeport LNG on Friday again delayed the restart of the second-biggest U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility, pushing start-up plans for its Texas plant to the end of the year, pending regulatory approval.In November, the company…

Greek LNG Terminals in the Pipeline

Nov 30, 2022

As demand grows for liquefied natural gas in Europe in the wake of the war in Ukraine, Greece has relied heavily on its sole LNG terminal off Athens to replace Russian gas imports.Now it is looking to build new floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) that could be operational by 2024…

LNG Backlog at Spanish Ports Has Eased

Nov 28, 2022

Spanish gas grid operator Enagas said on Friday a backlog at its terminals that had forced it to warn it could reject deliveries of liquefied natural gas (LNG) had eased.On October 17, Enagas had issued a special situation notice due to unexpectedly…

Freeport LNG Restart Delay Causes Vessels to Seek Other Ports

Nov 16, 2022

A few liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels have turned away from the Freeport LNG export plant in Texas over the past few days on expectations the plant's restart will be delayed until December or later, according to ship tracking data from Refinitiv…

Germany Completes Construction of Floating LNG Terminal

Nov 15, 2022

Germany on Tuesday completed construction of its first floating terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the North Sea port of Wilhelmshaven as it scrambles to secure more LNG and move away from Russian pipeline gas.'The new LNG landing place is a big step towards a secure energy supply…

Freeport LNG to Miss Restart Target for Fire-damaged Texas Export Plant

Nov 14, 2022

The owner of the second-largest U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant has not yet provided regulators with a final repair plan, according to a person familiar with the matter, likely pushing any restart into the first quarter of next year…

Trinidad Designing LNG Hub to Feed the Caribbean

Oct 27, 2022

Trinidad and Tobago's state-owned gas company has started work on designing a small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub that could help the Caribbean move away from oil-based power generation, the firm told Reuters.Trinidad is Latin America's largest LNG exporter and the project…

Italy Commissioner Gives OK for New LNG Terminal in Piombino

Oct 25, 2022

A state-appointed commissioner in Italy on Tuesday gave his formal go-ahead to the set up of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the port of Piombino, on the western coast of the country.Preparatory works by gas grid operator Snam for the infrastructure can start on Wednesday…

Tuscany Requests Costly Compensations for New Italian LNG Terminal

Oct 24, 2022

The region of Tuscany has asked for hundreds of millions of euros in investments in exchange for allowing a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Tuscan port of Piombino, the Italian region said.In a statement on Monday, the region's administration said it had approved the new terminal…

Svanehøj Inks Deal to Supply Chinese LNG-import Terminal

Oct 24, 2022

In February 2023, Svanehøj Tank Control Systems will deliver the tank gauging system for COOEC’s six new LNG tanks for the Longkou Nanshan LNG Terminal which is under construction.Global investments in LNG are increasing, not least in China…

Police Guard LNG Ports as Germany Fast-tracks Critical Infrastructure Law

Oct 19, 2022

Germany has ordered police to guard LNG terminals under construction and increased aerial supervision of its rail network as it prepares a law to bolster the protection of critical infrastructure, its interior minister told Reuters.Suspected…

Finland to Host joint Finnish-Estonian LNG Import Vessel

Oct 10, 2022

A Finnish-Estonian liquefied natural gas (LNG) import vessel will be based in Finland's Inkoo port from the start later this year, the two countries said in a joint statement on Monday.The Finnish and Estonian governments in April decided they…

Mexico Plans $4-$5 Billion LNG Hub at Gulf Port

Sep 28, 2022

Mexico plans to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export hub worth between $4 billion and $5 billion in the Gulf of Mexico that will help serve European demand, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday.The planned LNG facility in the port of Coatzacoalcos…

Greece's Sole LNG Terminal Ramps Up Imports to Replace Russian Gas

Sep 23, 2022

Greece has cut Russian gas imports by more than half this year thanks to increased deliveries from other producers to its sole liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal near Athens, the country's gas grid operator said on Thursday.Greece has relied…

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Freeport Pushes Texas LNG Export Plant Restart to Year End

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