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Rotterdam's Gate LNG Terminal Throughput Capacity to be Expanded by 4 BCM

Aug 23, 2023

Throughput capacity at the Gate terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the port of Rotterdam will be expanded by 4 billion cubic metres (bcm) by 2026, its shareholders Gasunie and Vopak said on Wednesday.The expansion, which requires an investment of around 350 million euros ($380 million), will take the total capacity of the terminal to 20 bcm per year.The new capacity is already rented out under…

Japan Responds to Fresh Sanctions on Arctic LNG 2

Sep 19, 2023

Japan will ensure stable and steady energy supply to the country even after the U.S. imposed fresh sanctions related to Russia's Arctic LNG 2 project, Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said on Tuesday.The Arctic LNG 2 project…

New FSRU Arrives in France as Greenpeace Blocks Port

Sep 18, 2023

A new LNG floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) arrived in western France on Monday morning, a TotalEnergies' spokesperson said, as activist group Greenpeace tried to prevent it from entering port.Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Europe has grown in the wake of the war in Ukraine…

US Regains Crown as World's Largest LNG Exporter

Sep 12, 2023

The U.S. regained its crown as the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the first six months of this year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA).US exports of the superchilled gas, particularly to Europe…

bp Secures Remaining LNG Supply from Woodfibre’s British Columbia LNG Facility

Sep 05, 2023

bp has entered its third long-term LNG offtake contract from the Woodfibre LNG facility based in British Columbia, Canada.With the additional contract to offtake 0.45 million tonnes of LNG per year (mtpa) for 15 years on a free on board (FOB) basis…

US LNG Exports Slip in August

Sep 01, 2023

U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell in August as some processing plants reduced output and a heat wave increased gas demand for power, leaving less gas available for LNG production, according to vessel monitoring data and analysts…

Three Countries Began Importing LNG this Year

Aug 30, 2023

Global LNG import capacity is set to expand by 16%, or 23 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), by the end of 2024 compared with 2022, reports the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).Estimates based on trade press and data by the International…

AET Delivers LNG Dual-Fuel VLCC to Shell

Aug 28, 2023

AET delivered its newest vessel, the first of three Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) powered by dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) engines, on long-term charter to Shell Tankers (Singapore) Private Limited.The Malaysian-flagged Eagle Vellore was named at a ceremony at the MMHE Pasir Gudang yard…

Great Lakes Wins Dredging Contract for Port Arthur LNG Project

Aug 23, 2023

Houston-based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced it has been awarded a dredging and disposal contract in support of the Port Arthur LNG Phase 1 project.Great Lakes has been contracted by Bechtel Energy, the engineering…

Gazprom's First LNG Cargo via Arctic Destined for China's Jingtang

Aug 23, 2023

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from Russia's Gazprom being sent via the Northern Sea Route (NSR) for the first time is destined for the Chinese port of Jingtang, Refinitiv ship tracking data shows.The Velikiy Novgorod tanker was loaded at the Portovaya LNG plant on the Baltic Sea on Aug…

As Australian LNG Strike Looms, Impact Limited ... for Now

Aug 21, 2023

The likelihood of industrial action at three Australian liquefied natural gas facilities is increasing, but the question for the market is what is the potential impact on the supply of the super-chilled fuel.Unions at Woodside Energy Group's…

Energy Transfer Seeks New LNG Export License After Extension Denied

Aug 20, 2023

Pipeline operator Energy Transfer on Friday requested a new and expedited export license for its proposed Lake Charles, Louisiana, LNG plant, according to a filing with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).The department in May had refused a…

German Government to Examine Finances of Private LNG Operator

Aug 17, 2023

The German government will examine the finances of Deutsche ReGas, the operator of a planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the Baltic coast opposed by local authorities, it said in a response to a lawmaker seen by Reuters on Thursday…

ZIM 2Q Revenues Plunge 62%

Aug 16, 2023

Pain in the containershipping sector is not uncommon in 2023, and Israel's ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (NYSE: ZIM) is no exception, today reporting 2Q and six month results:Net loss for the second quarter was $213 million, negatively…

Indonesia's Pertamina to Build New Fuel Terminal Following Deadly Fire

Aug 08, 2023

Indonesia's state energy company PT Pertamina said on Tuesday it will develop a fuel storage facility in north Jakarta, following a deadly fire that broke out at a terminal earlier this year and spread into a densely populated residential area…

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