RWE has no interest in operating LNG infrastructure long-term

Germany's RWE said it had no interest in operating infrastructure for importing LNG in the long run, responding to a report saying it wanted to pull out of a controversial LNG project in the Baltic Sea.

Norway plans to nationalize gas pipelines when concessions expire

Norway plans to nationalize most of its gas pipeline network when many existing concessions expire in 2028 to tighten control over key infrastructure.

Vietnam seeks first LNG cargo to commission import terminal

PetroVietnam Gas has issued a tender seeking to buy Vietnam's first cargo of LNG marking a milestone on the Southeast Asian nation's route to becoming a key importer.

TotalEnergies says Mozambique LNG restart complicated by cost disagreements

The restart of TotalEnergies' $20-B Mozambique LNG project is being complicated by disagreements with contractors over extra costs.

U.S. natural gas production and LNG exports will likely grow through 2050 in AEO2023

U.S. EIA projects U.S. natural gas production to increase 15% and LNG exports to increase 152% between 2022 and 2050.

Eni launches LNG production in Congo Republic

Italian energy group Eni and Congo Republic's government on Tuesday launched a $5-B gas liquefaction project expected to reach a production capacity of 3 million tpy in 2025.

Mozambique president says TotalEnergies can safely resume $20-B gas project

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi said it was safe for TotalEnergies to restart the Cabo Delgado LNG project that was halted in 2021 after insurgent attacks on civilians.

Japan's Tokyo Gas reports record 2022/23 profit on LNG price boost

Tokyo Gas reported its highest ever yearly net profit for the 2022/23 fiscal year amid record LNG prices but warned that next year's profit may drop because of projected lower city gas and electricity sales.

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels and MSC Group complete first LNG bunkering operation in Marseille

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels and the Cruise Division of MSC Group have successfully completed the first LNG bunkering operation at the Port of Marseille Fos, Southern France, for MSC Cruises’ MSC World Europa.

Glenfarne set to decide to build Texas LNG export plant in 2023

U.S. energy company Glenfarne Group LLC said it expects to make a final investment decision in 2023 to build its proposed Texas LNG export plant in Brownsville with first liquefied natural gas production expected in 2027.

Tellurian receives US approval for Driftwood gas pipelines

Liquefied natural gas developer Tellurian Inc said the U.S. energy regulator had authorized Line 200 and Line 300 of its $1.4-B Driftwood natural gas transmission pipeline project.

US Energy Dept clamps down on LNG export project extensions

The U.S. Department of Energy announced it will change how it approves requests by companies to push back start dates for liquefied natural gas export projects to get a better picture of true demand for the fuel.

Delfin to sell LNG to Hartree from proposed Louisiana export plant

U.S. liquefied natural gas company Delfin LNG said on Monday it had signed a binding 20-year sale and purchase agreement with a unit of energy and commodities firm Hartree Partners LP.

Woodside's stalled Browse LNG project still 'very attractive'

Woodside Energy Group Ltd's CEO played down concerns over the status of its long-delayed Browse LNG project after the company reported a decline in first-quarter sales revenue relative to the December quarter.

Japan's Mitsui buys U.S. gas asset in 'pragmatic solution' for energy transition

Japan's Mitsui & Co Ltd has bought a 92% stake in an unconventional gas asset in Texas and plans to promote its gas business as a "pragmatic solution" for the energy transition.

Germany's LNG import terminals

Germany's LNG terminal project at Stade has picked a possible constructor and the FSRU at Brunsbuettel became fully operational this month in the latest developments for new import infrastructure.

Spain's Tecnicas Reunidas, FCC to build large LNG terminal in Germany

Spanish companies Tecnicas Reunidas and FCC, as well as Turkey's ENKA, have won a contract to build a liquefied natural gas regasification terminal in Germany worth about $1.09 B.

Britain has enough gas for summer demand, National Gas Transmission says

Britain will have sufficient gas supply to meet demand from April to September and is expected to sustain flows to Europe, the UK's National Gas Transmission company said.

Edison not for sale, reviewing options on gas storage

Energy group Edison is not for sale, the chief executive of the Italian unit of French utility EDF said, adding the value of the unit could be well above €7-8 B calculated by analysts.

Norway parliament asks for CCS alternative to decarbonize major LNG plant

Norway's parliament told the government to consider an alternative way to cut carbon emissions at Western Europe's largest liquefied natural gas plant but stopped short of outright halting a controversial plan to use power from land.

Why a clean energy transition is so important to G7 chair Japan

Japan needs to import nearly everything from oil to liquefied natural gas, putting a clean energy transition at the core of domestic and foreign policy for this year's chair of the G7 developed nations.

Security of supply concerns prompt Arctic Barents Sea gas pipeline rethink in Norway

For Gassco, building a pipeline to transport gas produced in the Arctic Barents Sea could be worth re-examining due to an increased focus on supply security and Norway exporting more of its gas to Europe.

Svanehøj acquires US-based LNG specialist

Marine pump specialist Svanehøj continues to expand its service solution business by taking over California-based Complete Cryogenic Services, a specialist in service and overhaul of submerged pumps on LNG tankers.

Regas ship arrives for Hong Kong's first LNG import terminal

The world’s largest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) has arrived in Hong Kong to serve the city’s first liquefied natural gas import terminal.

Asian spot LNG prices slip as muted North Asia demand weighs

Asian spot LNG prices this week slipped to a 22-month low amid slow demand from Japan, China and South Korea.

The role of natural gas in the Asia-Pacific energy transition

In Southeast Asia, coal-fired and diesel-fired power generation are still significant parts of the energy and electricity systems. ANGEA believes that gas must play a significant role in the region’s future.

Ukraine lawmakers urge U.S., EU to hit Russian LNG with secondary sanctions

Lawmakers in Ukraine's parliament want the European Union and United States to use sanctions to block Russia's plans to expand LNG production, and end Europe's purchases of the fuel from Russia.

Poland sets exclusion zone around Swinoujscie LNG terminal

Poland will introduce a temporary 200 meter exclusion zone around its Swinoujscie LNG terminal.

G7 climate ministers drop language on growing LNG demand in draft

Climate ministers of the Group of Seven countries have backtracked for now on earlier language touting growing future demand for LNG, instead noting there may be "considerable uncertainty" for consumption.

Russia's Novatek asks government to cut taxes for Yamal LNG

Russia's Novatek has asked the government to grant its key Yamal LNG project a deferral of additional profit tax for 2022 while simultaneously cutting its rate.