Baker Hughes to supply liquefaction trains for Sempra Infrastructure’s Port Arthur LNG Phase 1 Project

Baker Hughes announced it has been awarded an order by Bechtel to supply two Main Refrigerant Compressors (MRCs) for Sempra Infrastructure’s Port Arthur LNG Phase 1 project in Jefferson County, Texas.

Spain asks gas importers to wean themselves off Russian LNG

The Spanish government has asked liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyers to refrain from signing new contracts for Russian gas once existing contracts have expired.

Asia spot prices of LNG slip as weak northern demand remains

Asian spot prices of LNG declined this week, falling to a 21-month low, as weak demand in the northeast Asia region continues to pressure prices down.

India's coal + renewables mix makes for messy energy transition

India has emerged as a renewable energy star after boosting solar capacity by a whopping 28% in 2022, rivalling China's growth rate and outpacing European heavyweights which deployed record funding on energy transition efforts last year.

French power sector battered again by ongoing strikes

Industrial action disrupting French refineries, liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, power supply and reactor maintenance stretched into a 16th day as protests against the government's forced pension plan reform continue.

Freeport LNG cancels some March cargoes on restart hiccups

The second biggest U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant, Freeport, has cancelled up to four shipments of LNG, due to restart snags after an eight-month-long outage.

French strikes continue to block refinery shipments and LNG terminals

Shipments of refined products from French refinery and depots were blocked on Monday by a 13th day of strike action, though some refineries operated with a reduced flow.

TotalEnergies' bet on gas means no big emissions cut by 2030

French oil major TotalEnergies forecasts its overall greenhouse gas emissions will not see a big reduction by 2030 given it wants to grow its gas business.

Angola LNG operating at reduced rates, tenders withdrawn

Angola's only liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, Angola LNG, has recently cancelled tenders due to production issues at its plant.

Sempra launches Port Arthur LNG project

Sempra announced that its 70%-owned subsidiary, Sempra Infrastructure Partners, LP (Sempra Infrastructure), reached a positive final investment decision (FID) for the development, construction and operation of the Port Arthur LNG Phase 1 project in Jefferson County, Texas.

Repsol scraps plans for east coast Canada LNG terminal

Repsol has decided against developing a liquefied natural gas terminal on Canada's east coast because it would cost too much to ship the gas to the terminal.

PCS Software improves shipment routing and service for Sapphire Gas Solutions

PCS Software, the leading all-in-one, artificial intelligence transportation management platform for shippers, carriers, and brokers, announced that Sapphire Gas Solutions has gone live with PCS’s Shipper Transportation Management System Platform.

LNG activities resume at Dunkirk terminal in France

Disruption at Fluxys's LNG terminal in Dunkirk, northern France, ended on Friday morning.

Asian spot prices stay flat at 20-month low and held by buying interest

Asian spot prices of LNG stayed flat this week, breaking a losing streak of declines since mid-December, as buying interest kept prices from sliding further.

Canada's B.C. province sets high emissions bar for new LNG projects

British Columbia's decision this week to toughen emissions standards for new LNG projects creates one of the most robust climate plans in North America.

China LNG buyers return to spot market, but coal to keep demand capped

Chinese liquefied natural gas LNG buyers have resumed spot purchases, drawn by easing prices and recovering domestic demand, potentially increasing competition with Europe for supplies.

Australia's LNG exports may have to be diverted to fend off winter gas shortage

Australia's east coast liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporters may need to divert excess gas supply for domestic customers to stave off any potential supply shortages this winter in the country's south

Shell reports good progress on journey to net-zero emissions

Shell plc has published its Energy Transition Progress Report 2022, which shows it has again met its climate targets as part of its energy transition strategy.

Matson takes up option for ME-GI retrofit

Matson Navigation Company has confirmed that it will convert the main engine aboard its container ship, ‘Kaimana Hila’, from an MAN B&W S90ME-C10.5 unit to a dual-fuel ME-GI unit capable of running on LNG.

TotalEnergies launches integrated engineering studies

TotalEnergies, operator of the project, announces the launch of the fully integrated Front-End Engineering and Design for the Papua LNG project.

Cedar LNG receives B.C. environmental approval and signs memorandum of understanding with ARC Resources Ltd.

The Haisla Nation and Pembina Pipeline Corporation are pleased to announce that Cedar LNG today has received its Environmental Assessment Certificate from the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ARC Resources Ltd. for a long-term liquefaction services agreement.

Venture Global LNG proceeds phase 2 of Plaquemines, LA export plant

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Venture Global LNG said on Monday that it will go forward with the second phase of its Plaquemines LNG export plant in Louisiana after securing $7.8 billion of financing.

Wave of new LNG export plants threatens to knock gas prices

A flood of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects due online worldwide in mid-decade will vie against lower-cost renewable energy and a revived nuclear power sector, which could rock gas prices and hurt some proposed projects, analysts say.

Petronas cooperates with Tiger Gas in LNG bunkering business

Petronas, through Petronas Marine brand, has inaugurated the LNG bunkering business with long-term partner Tiger Gas. This follows the completion of its maiden ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation of approximately 500 tons of LNG for the latter’s Tiger Maanshan.

KN to advise Italian Piombino LNG terminal builders

The operator of oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals KN (AB Klaipėdos nafta) is successfully expanding its activities in the rapidly growing international market of LNG import terminals. The Italian energy company Snam FSRU Italia has chosen KN to cooperate in the implementation of the greenfield FSRU-based LNG terminal project in the port of Piombino.

GAZ-SYSTEM launches non-binding market screening procedure to identify demand for additional regasification capacity of FSRU terminal

GAZ-SYSTEM launches a non-binding market screening procedure to identify the demand for additional regasification capacity of the FSRU Terminal. The new FSRU Terminal project envisages the construction of a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) in the Gulf of Gdańsk area.

NYK, FueLNG achieve first PCTC LNG bunkering in Singapore

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), a leading Japanese shipping company, and FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd¹ and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd., have completed the first bunkering to an LNG-fueled pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) vessel in Singapore.

Trinidad and Tobago hold deeper talks with Venezuela on Dragon gas project

Trinidad and Tobago held substantive talks with Venezuela on developing the promising Dragon offshore gas field following a U.S. authorization to begin the long-stalled project.

Decarbonization using sour-to-sweet gas technology

8 Rivers' TarT technology is a low-cost solution for processing high-hydrogen sulfide (H2S) sour gas. The technology separates H2S and other sulfurous contaminants from sour natural gas, using CO2 as a natural solvent.

Russia to free up LNG exports, sees output rising to 100 MMtpy, PM says

Russia will be able to raise its liquefied natural gas (LNG) production to 100 million tonnes per year over the next seven years by expanding the list of gas fields permitted to export LNG.