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Gulfstream LNG export terminal (U.S.) receives FERC approval

Gulfstream LNG, under development in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, announced that it has received the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval to commence the pre-filing permitting process, kicking off the regulatory review for its proposed 4-MMtpy modular export facility.

ADNOC purchases stake/offtake from NextDecade LNG (U.S.)

ADNOC announced the acquisition of a 11.7% stake in Phase 1 of NextDecade's Rio Grande LNG, along with a 20-yr LNG offtake agreement from Train 4.

Chart Industries to supply key liquefaction equipment for Cedar LNG project

Chart Industries has been chosen to supply critical liquefaction equipment, including the natural gas liquefaction cold boxes and brazed aluminum heat exchangers, to the Cedar liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.

CoolCo, GAIL enter into long-term charter for newbuild LNG carrier

Cool Company Ltd. (CoolCo) has entered into a 14-yr time charter party with GAIL (India) Ltd. for one of the CoolCo’s two newbuild LNG carriers currently under construction. CoolCo will deliver the newbuild to GAIL in the Gulf of Mexico, with the 14-yr time charter commencing in early 2025.

Natural gas flows to Freeport LNG in Texas (U.S.) at 5-month high

Natural gas flowing to Freeport LNG's export plant in Texas was on track to hit a five-month high, with a liquefaction train expected to return from a brief upset.

Asian spot LNG edges up as hot weather spurs demand

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices rose this week to their highest levels since January, as hot weather across the region spurred more demand for the super-chilled fuel, and as it tracked gains in European gas prices on the back of maintenance outages and lower wind output.

UAE's ADNOC planning US trading expansion

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is planning to set up a trading desk in the U.S. as part of the United Arab Emirates-backed oil and gas producer's global expansion efforts.

Japan's JERA to invest $32 B in LNG, renewables, new fuels over next decade

Japan's top power utility JERA said on Thursday it plans to invest 5 T yen ($32.4 B) over the coming decade into renewable energy and new fuels such as hydrogen and ammonia, as well as liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Italy's Snam eyes green opportunities

Italian gas grid distributor Snam is looking at green fuel opportunities. The €15-B group—which has Europe's largest gas transmission network and manages both storage assets and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in Italy—is leading a European project to build a pipeline for green hydrogen (H2).

China LNG import capacity to grow to MMtpy by 2028

PetroChina expects China's LNG import capacity to grow to 250 MMtpy by 2027-28 from about 140 MMtpy now, an official said.

U.S. Republican lawmakers urge FERC to approve LNG applications

Two influential U.S. Republican lawmakers have urged the head of the federal energy regulator to process applications for LNG projects.

Freeport LNG says all three trains in Texas facility are operational

Freeport LNG said that all three liquefaction trains in its Texas facility are in service after ending planned maintenance for the year.

Qatar to sign more long-term LNG contracts this year

Qatar has not had difficulty securing long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) contracts and will sign more this year, according to QatarEnergy CEO and State Minister for Energy Saad al-Kaabi.

Indonesia's state utility PLN sees gas demand doubling by 2040

Indonesia's state power utility expects its natural gas demand to nearly double by 2040 as it aims to build 20 gigawatt (GW) of gas-fired power plants in the quest to reach net-zero emissions by 2060.

Turkey signs LNG supply deal with ExxonMobil

Turkey's state pipeline company, BOTAS, and ExxonMobil signed an LNG supply agreement, as Turkey aims to diversify its energy sources.

EUROPE GAS: Prices mixed as warm weather supports softer demand

Dutch and British wholesale gas prices were mixed on Tuesday morning as warm weather continued to stay above seasonal averages, supporting softer demand.

Sempra revisits choice of Bechtel on Cameron LNG expansion to cut costs

Sempra LNG is revisiting its selection of Bechtel to build its Cameron LNG expansion project in Louisiana due to rising construction costs.

TechnipFMC awarded iEPCI contract by Woodside Energy for Xena Phase 3 development

TechnipFMC has been awarded an integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (iEPCI) contract by Woodside Energy in Australia.

Gazprom loss shows struggle to fill EU gas sales gap with China

Gazprom could face a long period of poor performance as it struggles to fill the gap of lost European gas sales with its domestic market and Chinese exports.

Investments surge on strong demand outlook for LNG bunkering

Drewry projects more than 1,000 LNG-fueled vessels to be in service by 2027. However, development of the bunkering infrastructure appears to be lagging in comparison to the growth in fleet as well as the potential demand, which could take a leap of 30 MMtpy by 2028.

LSEG: Gazprom using FSRU Marshal Vasilevskiy as LNG tanker

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Russia's Gazprom is using a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) as a tanker to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Portovaya LNG plant in the Baltic Sea.

NextDecade plans to take FID on LNG train 4 in 2H of this year

In the company's Q1 business update, NextDecade's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Matt Schatzman, provided an update on the company's LNG terminal project in south Texas (U.S.).

Black & Veatch delivers feasibility study for Andes Energy LNG terminal

Global liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure solutions leader Black & Veatch has completed a feasibility study for the planned Andes Energy Terminal, LNG regasification terminal and power plant.

EU to target LNG, ships, violations in new Russia sanctions package

European Union ambassadors will hold a first discussion on Wednesday on a planned 14th package of sanctions against Russia over its 2022 full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

Golden Pass LNG in discussions with contractor, may delay startup

Golden Pass LNG, a JV between QatarEnergy and Exxon Mobil, said it was in ongoing talks with a contractor that could have near-term impacts on activity at its site.

Panama Canal in talks with US LNG producers to increase transit

The Panama Canal is in talks with U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers on how to meet increased demand for crossings as water levels recover after a prolonged drought

Australian government declares gas to be essential until 2050 and beyond

Australia's Future Gas Strategy highlighted a commitment for Australia to remain a reliable trading partner for liquefied natural gas (LNG), while underscoring the role of gas in Australia's energy mix until 2050 and beyond.

Trump vows to target EVs, LNG exports in meeting with oil CEOs

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed to reverse dozens of the Biden administration's environmental rules and policies at a meeting with top U.S. oil executives.

AG&P LNG and Hai Linh begin commissioning of Cai Mep LNG terminal in Vietnam

Leading LNG terminals and downstream infrastructure company, AG&P LNG, a subsidiary of Nebula Energy, along with its partner, Hai Linh Co. Ltd., a prominent petroleum product import terminal and trader, have announced the start of the commissioning of the Cai Mep LNG terminal.

CB&I awarded contract by TotalEnergies and OQ for full containment LNG tank in Oman

CB&I, a wholly owned unrestricted subsidiary of McDermott, has been awarded a significant contract ($100 MM−$250 MM) by Marsa Liquefied Natural Gas LLC, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and OQ, for the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) of a full containment concrete liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tank, located in Oman's Port of Sohar.