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Germany set for gas power plant expansion deal this week

German stakeholders are set to agree a deal on a much-anticipated roadmap for the construction of several new gas-fired power plants this week.

TechnipFMC awarded major iEPCI contract by Petrobras for Mero 3 HISEP project

TechnipFMC has been awarded a major integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation contract by Petrobras to deliver the Mero 3 HISEP project, which uses subsea processing to capture carbon dioxide-rich dense gases and then inject them into the reservoir.

LNG developer Tellurian hires financial adviser

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

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.

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.

US unveils clean hydrogen plan, nuclear power role uncertain

The U.S. proposed rules for how energy companies can access billions of dollars in tax credits for producing low-carbon hydrogen using new clean energy sources but left thorny issues, such as how nuclear power could benefit, uncertain.

Port Hedland, WA, boosts LNG production and bunkering, aiming for IMO 2050 'zero-emissions' with onboard hydrogen

Pilbara Clean Fuels Pty Ltd is progressing a development concept for a new, mid-scale, low carbon footprint LNG plant to be located at Port Hedland in Western Australia, the world’s largest iron ore export port.

Brazil's Petrobras to invest $102 billion in next five years

Brazil's Petrobras will invest around $102 B within the 2024-2028 period, representing a major boost in expected investments by the state-run oil company.

Indian Oil to double Ennore LNG terminal's capacity to 10 MMtpy

Indian Oil Corp aims to double the capacity of its LNG import terminal at Ennore in southern India to 10 MMtpy.

Germany builds up LNG import terminals

Germany's quest to increase LNG import capacity has intensified as it seeks to end reliance on Russian pipeline gas, on which the European region relied heavily prior to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine last year.

Finland-Estonia gas pipeline system to get bigger capacity after repair

The Balticconnector gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia, which was damaged last month, will get a bigger northbound transmission capacity next year following repairs.

Nigeria and Germany sign $500 mln renewable energy and gas deal

Nigerian and German companies signed two accords in Berlin that include a $500-MM renewable energy pact and a gas export deal.

Venezuelan natural gas cooperation could lead to increased LNG and petrochemical exports

Venezuela is working with Shell and the National Gas Co. of Trinidad and Tobago to develop an offshore natural gas field that could boost LNG and petrochemical exports.

thyssenkrupp Uhde awarded contract by ENOWA to supply a green methanol and methanol-to-gasoline plant

thyssenkrupp Uhde has been awarded a contract by ENOWA, NEOM’s energy and water company, for engineering services and the supply, design and procurement of equipment for a new CO2-to-methanol and methanol-to-gasoline demonstration plant at ENOWA’s Hydrogen Innovation and Development Center in Saudi Arabia.

Gascade gains mining approval for pipeline link to boost LNG flow from Ruegen to Lubmin

Gas grid company Gascade has obtained approval from mining authorities to complete a link for a pipeline linking Mukran port on the German Baltic Sea island of Ruegen with Lubmin on the mainland so that more LNG can flow.

South Korea's Hyundai, Saudi Aramco clinch $2.4 B gas plant deal

South Korea's Hyundai Engineering & Construction and Hyundai Engineering have signed a $2.4-B contract with oil giant Saudi Aramco to build a gas processing plant.

European LNG: The current market and its future

10/18/2023

The European LNG market is often characterized as a single homogenized LNG market. However, there are several distinct LNG markets within Europe, and LNG plays different roles and has different strategic and geopolitical importance in different parts of the continent. This article examines the current state of Europe's LNG market.

Eni and partners to decide on Mozambique LNG investment by mid 2024

Italy's Eni SpA hopes to reach a final investment decision on its second floating LNG project in Mozambique by the end of June next year.

The story behind engineering the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture plant

9/1/2023

VPI—a power generator and owner of a 1,260-MW combined-cycle natural gas power plant based in Immingham, UK, adjacent to the Humber Oil refinery—is set to play a pivotal role in decarbonizing the region, as it plans to transform its existing facility into the largest post-combustion carbon capture plant of its type in the world.

Energy Transfer seeks new LNG export license after extension denied

Pipeline operator Energy Transfer 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.

TotalEnergies and INPEX to buy 100% of Timor Sea gas field interest from PTTEP

TotalEnergies has teamed up with INPEX to acquire 100% of the interest in the AC-RL7 permit in the Timor Sea from PTTEP.

Cheniere Energy strikes LNG supply deal with BASF

Cheniere Energy said it would supply 800,000 tpy of LNG to Germany's BASF.

Venture Global LNG seeks approval to speed up plant construction

LNG developer Venture Global LNG asked U.S. regulators for expedited review of a request to add construction workers to its Plaquemines LNG export project and to allow work around the clock seven days per week.

Norway approves more than $18 B in oil, gas investments

Norway's government said it has given approval for oil companies to develop 19 oil and gas fields with investments exceeding 200 billion Norwegian crowns ($18.51 billion), part of the country's strategy to extend production for decades to come.

A sustainable solution to reduce Europe’s reliance on natural gas

6/13/2023

This analysis shows that Europe will need to reduce natural gas demand by 55 Bm3 this year alone to mitigate against a potentially colder winter, a possible end to Russian supplies or rebounding Asian demand. This comes at a time when Europe has little bandwidth for additional energy rationing without sustaining a steeper slowdown in economic activity.

Enbridge sees Canada Woodfibre LNG export plant in service in 2027

Enbridge Inc's Woodfibre LNG partnership in British Columbia was on track to enter service in 2027, says Cynthia Hansen, president of gas transmission and midstream at the Canadian energy company.

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