Glencore's Singapore head of oil becomes LNG boss as Mark Catton retires
Tokyo Gas Co has signed a joint development agreement with Philippines’ First Gen Corp to build and operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal in the Philippines, its first foray into energy infrastructure development in Southeast Asian country.
A Tokyo Gas spokesman declined to comment on the investment amount.
The Philippines in October had short-listed three different groups of companies, including the Tokyo Gas partnership with First Gen, to build and operate its first LNG import terminal.
First Gen, which owns about 60 percent of the gas-fired power plants in the Philippines, is the biggest natural gas user in the country, Tokyo Gas said in a statement (Reporting by Osamu Tsukimori; Editing by Tom Hogue)
On the changing landscape of global natural gas trade, the US has magnified its export power by remaining a net exporter for 13 months as of February 2019.
EWAnalysis: US LNG producers eye major growth
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The US LNG market has experienced rapid growth over the past decade due to the availability of inexpensive feedstock and increased worldwide demand.
Regional Focus: Nigeria moves to expand its liquefaction capacity
The award in July 2018 of long-awaited contracts for the front-end engineering design (FEED) of Nigeria’s Train 7 gas plant expansion project to two consortia is the country’s latest attempt to address the enormous challenges of gas flaring and gas shortages for power plants and domestic consumption.
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