LNG developer Tellurian hires financial adviser

LNG developer Tellurian said it has hired a financial adviser to assist in balance sheet management.

Asia spot LNG price remains at 4-month low, falls 58% in 2023

Asian spot LNG prices remained at their lowest level in over 4 mos this week on strong inventories, mild weather and weak demand which are all bearish factors that are seen continuing into 2024.

Chatterjee Fund Management boosts stake in LNG developer Tellurian to 7.3%

Chatterjee Fund Management has increased its stake in U.S. LNG developer Tellurian to 7.3%, up from 5.2% previously.

Shell resumes LNG loadings from Prelude facility in Australia

Shell said it has resumed loading LNG cargoes from its Prelude facility offshore Australia following major maintenance.

NextDecade files to allow TotalEnergies to exit LNG stake

NextDecade has filed for a shelf registration that would allow TotalEnergies to sell its 17.5% stake in the U.S. LNG company over time.

TotalEnergies to restart its delayed Mozambique LNG project in early 2024

French energy firm TotalEnergies plans to restart its long-delayed $20-B Mozambique LNG project in the first quarter of next year.

First output from Venezuela's Dragon gas field expected in 2 years

A natural gas project to be developed in Venezuelan waters by Shell and Trinidad and Tobago's state firm National Gas Company could achieve first output in the next two years if a positive investment decision is made.

Samsung Heavy says it has stopped making blocks for Russian shipyard's LNG carriers

Samsung Heavy Industries said it has stopped making blocks and equipment for 10 out of 15 Arctic LNG carriers contracted with Zvezda.

Japan's Mitsui to pull employees out of Russia's Arctic LNG 2

Japan's Mitsui and Co has decided to pull its employees out of Russia's Arctic LNG 2 LNG project in yet another blow for the project.

China seeks exemption from U.S. sanctions on Russian LNG plant

China's state oil majors CNPC and CNOOC have both asked the U.S. government for exemptions from sanctions on Russia's Arctic LNG 2 export plant.

Asia LNG prices hit 4-mos low despite supply, geopolitical concerns

Asian spot LNG prices hit their lowest level in over 4 mos this week on strong inventories and weak demand despite supply concerns as more tankers avoid the Red Sea, following attacks launched by Yemen's Houthi group on commercial ships.

Woodside Energy to supply LNG to Pilbara Minerals unit

Woodside Energy said it had signed a sales and purchase agreement with a unit of Pilbara Minerals for the supply of domestic LNG from its Pluto Truck Loading Facility in Western Australia.

Global LNG markets seen 'finely balanced' in 2024 as demand under control

New LNG projects coming online this year and high stocks in Europe and North Asia in early 2024 capping demand are seen curbing spot price growth for the next six months as analysts forecast a "finely balanced" market.

Some LNG vessels avoid passing Yemen after Red Sea attacks increase

Several LNG vessels have changed their courses in recent days to avoid the Red Sea region amid maritime attacks by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis on the world's main East-West trade route.

Tokyo Gas unit to buy U.S. natgas producer Rockcliff Energy for $2.7 B

A unit of Tokyo Gas has decided to buy Texas-based natural gas producer Rockcliff Energy from private equity firm Quantum Energy Partners for $2.7 B to expand its overseas business.

QatarEnergy CEO says new LNG supply deals 'imminent'

QatarEnergy expects to agree new long-term liquefied natural gas supply deals in Asia and Europe, with several "imminent".

Vietnam awards license to Tokyo Gas, partners to build $2-B LNG power plant

Vietnam awarded an investment license to a consortium of Tokyo Gas, Kyuden International and Truong Thanh Group to build a $1.99-B LNG-fired power plant in its northern province of Thai Binh.

Germany's SEFE seeks US approval for Venture Global's CP2 LNG project

The German state-owned Securing Energy for Europe GmbH has become the third company to seek approval from the U.S. energy regulator for LNG developer Venture Global to begin construction on its CP2 LNG project in Louisiana.

U.S. natural gas prices climb 4% to one-week high with rising demand

U.S. natural gas futures climbed about 4% to a one-week high on forecasts for higher demand next week than previously expected and as record amounts of gas flow to LNG export plants.

Freeport LNG settles with U.S. EPA over safety failures for June 2022 Texas blast

Freeport LNG, which operates the second-largest U.S. LNG export plant in Texas, agreed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to settle safety violations related to a June 2022 blast that caused some $275 MM in damage to the facility.

Differing LNG outlook stalls Shell talks on gas project with Venezuela

A disagreement between Shell PLC and Venezuela's state company PDVSA over future LNG prices has gridlocked talks on a license for Shell and Trinidad and Tobago's National Gas Company to operate a Venezuelan gas field.

Equinor buys Shell's stake in the Linnorm gas discovery

Norway's Equinor said it has agreed to buy Shell's stake in the Linnorm gas discovery in the Norwegian Sea, raising its ownership to 50%.

Latvia utility buys LNG from Equinor

Latvian state-owned utility Latvenergo said it had agreed to purchase six cargoes of LNG from Equinor for delivery via Lithuania's Klaipeda terminal.

Freeport LNG's Texas (U.S.) facility faces problems with upstream gas feed

Freeport LNG's pretreatment facility in Texas (U.S.), immediately reduced production rates due to issues with the upstream gas feed to the facility.

U.S. natural gas prices up 1% on higher demand, record LNG feedgas

U.S. natural gas futures edged up about 1% from a six-month low in the prior session on raised demand forecasts for this week, and as record amounts of gas flowed to LNG export plants.

Pembina Pipeline to buy Enbridge's JV interests for $2.30 B

Pembina Pipeline said it would buy Enbridge's interests in the Alliance Pipeline, Aux Sable and NRGreen joint ventures for $2.30 B.

Germany's Stade LNG project expects floating terminal in February

Germany's emerging LNG terminal in the Elbe river port of Stade expects its floating regasification vessel to arrive in February, allowing seaborne gas cargoes to be fed into local pipeline grids.

Environmental groups ask lenders to avoid LNG project in Papua New Guinea

Major global lenders should refuse to finance a LNG project in Papua New Guinea to help keep global warming in check, civil society groups said, as some owners tap banks ahead of a final greenlight next year.

New pipelines will bring significant volumes of natural gas to new LNG export terminals

More than 20.0 Bcf/d of natural gas pipeline capacity is under construction, partly completed, or approved to deliver natural gas to five U.S. LNG export terminals that are currently under construction, according to the Natural Gas Pipeline Project Tracker.

bp challenges U.S. energy regulator's oversight of Venture Global LNG plant

bp has challenged U.S. energy regulators' approvals of a Venture Global LNG export facility, arguing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has failed to enforce its regulations.