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Technip Energies, JGC and NMDC Energy awarded a major contract for ADNOC’s Ruwais LNG project in the UAE

Technip Energies, leader of a joint venture with JGC and NMDC Energy, has been awarded a major contract (> €1 B in revenue) by ADNOC for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the lower-carbon Ruwais LNG project, located in Al Ruwais Industrial City, Abu Dhabi.

EU and Ukraine ask Azerbaijan to facilitate Russian gas transit

The European Union and Ukraine have asked Azerbaijan to facilitate discussions with Russia regarding a gas transit deal that is set to expire at the end of this year.

NextDecade, Saudi Aramco sign 20-yr LNG supply deal

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) provider NextDecade has signed a non-binding agreement with Saudi Aramco to supply 1.2 metric MMtpy of LNG for 20 yr.

Ukraine agrees on first U.S. LNG supply deal with Venture Global

Ukraine has signed its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) deal with a U.S. company to help to avert an energy supply crunch amid a war with its bigger neighbor Russia.

Wood to deliver 3-yr engineering contract with TotalEnergies in Iraq

Wood, a global leader in consulting and engineering, has been awarded a new $46-MM, 3-yr contract by TotalEnergies in Iraq.

U.S. South Coast AQMD approves rule to accelerate the transition to zero-emissions for building water heaters

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) Governing Board has approved updates to a rule (Rule 1146.2) that will require new and existing buildings to transition to zero-emissions residential and commercial building water heaters.

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding launches new LNG-powered RO/RO ship

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group company based in Yokohama, held a christening and launch ceremony for the Trans Harmony Green, the first of two LNG-powered roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) ships under construction for Toyofuji Shipping Co. Ltd.

New Zealand to introduce bill to reverse oil and gas exploration ban

New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to remove a controversial ban on offshore petroleum exploration to attract investment to the country's oil and gas sector.

Update: U.S. natgas prices climbed about 3% to a 21-week high on lower output, higher demand

U.S. natural gas futures climbed by about 3% to a 21-week high on Friday on recent declines in daily output and forecasts that power generators will burn a lot more gas in late June to meet rising electric use as homes and businesses crank up their air conditioners to escape an expected heat wave.

Williams seeks to put more of US natural gas project into service

U.S. energy company Williams WMB.N sought permission from a federal energy regulator on Friday to put more of the Regional Energy Access natural gas project already under construction into service by July 1.

CPGC and BASF sign framework agreement on carbon capture technology onboard LNG carriers

CSSC Power (Group) Corp. Ltd. (CPGC) will install its advanced Onboard Carbon Capture System (OCCS) on multiple LNG carriers and utilize BASF’s OASE® blue technology.

Freeport LNG sues three contractors over defects at Texas plant

U.S. LNG exporter Freeport LNG filed a lawsuit in April against three contractors, alleging that installation defects in electric motors at its $14-B Texas export plant caused prolonged outages and costly repairs.

Venice Energy's search for LNG development partners receives strong interest

The future of a proposed LNG import terminal project in South Australia has become clearer following strong interest from several international energy development companies with ties to both the U.S. and Asia.

Golden Pass LNG construction turmoil to delay Texas plant's startup

The startup of Golden Pass LNG, the QatarEnergy and ExxonMobil $11-B JV LNG project in Texas, has been delayed by at least six months due to construction turmoil, according to analysts.

QatarEnergy selects CPC as North Field expansion partner, signs 4 MMtpy LNG SPA for 27 years

QatarEnergy signed definitive agreements with CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC) covering the long-term supply of LNG to CPC and partnership in the North Field East (NFE) LNG expansion project.

CO2next project achieves important milestones for developing a liquid CO2 terminal in Rotterdam

CO2next aims to build a liquid CO2 terminal at the Maasvlakte in the port of Rotterdam, that can be used by customers not connected to a CO2 pipeline to ship liquid CO2.

DNV and Petronas CCS ventures collaborate to enable CCS value chains across SE Asia

DNV and PETRONAS’ wholly-owned subsidiary, PETRONAS CCS Ventures Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS CCS Ventures), have recently signed a Master Price Agreement for the certification of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites and associated facilities for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in Malaysia.

Fulkrum awarded a frame agreement to support Woodside’s US New Energy projects

Leading provider of inspection, expediting, auditing and technical staffing services, Fulkrum, has been awarded a frame agreement for the provision of third-party inspection services to Woodside's New Energy projects in the U.S., including its proposed liquid hydrogen project, H2OK, located in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Bangladesh's Summit LNG to send damaged FSRU to Singapore or Middle East for repairs

Bangladesh's Summit LNG said its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) was ready to discharge the liquefied natural gas (LNG) it had onboard before proceeding to Singapore or the Middle East for necessary repairs.

Egyptian fertilizer plants shut down temporarily due to gas supply pressures

Gas supplies will gradually resume flowing as of Thursday to fertilizer factories in Egypt after several chemical and fertilizer companies shut down plants on a temporary basis.

Scorching heat drives India's gas-fired power use to multi-year highs in May

Sweltering heat and policy measures are fueling a surge in the use of gas-fired power in India, with imports of LNG forecast to rise sharply over the next two years.

Norway eyes faster ramp-up of gas export to Britain

The resumption on Friday of Norwegian gas exports to Britain via the Langeled pipeline will progress at a faster pace than initially planned, Norwegian system operator Gassco said.

Air Liquide to invest over $250 MM in new high-purity industrial gas plant

The new $250-MM plant will supply ultra-pure nitrogen and other gases to Micron Technology, Inc. and other customers in the area.

FSRU Toscana: First maintenance phase has been completed

OLT Offshore LNG Toscana announced that the first phase of maintenance intervention at the FSRU Toscana terminal has been successfully completed and on time.

TotalEnergies increases LNG deliveries to Asia with two new contracts

In line with its strategy to grow its LNG business, TotalEnergies announced the signing of two new LNG medium- and long-term contracts in Asia with Indian Oil and Korea South-East Power.

Bio-CNG-fueled fleets in California (U.S.) achieved carbon-negativity for fourth straight year

The Transport Project (TTP) and Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) – with partner California Renewable Transportation Alliance – announced that California fleets fueled with bio-CNG achieved carbon-negativity in their transportation operations last calendar year for the fourth straight year.

Saudi Aramco holding LNG talks with Tellurian, NextDecade

Aramco is in talks with U.S. firms Tellurian and NextDecade on two separate LNG projects as the Saudi firm seeks to boost its gas trading and production.

Hungary to buy 5% stake in Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas field

Hungarian state-owned energy conglomerate MVM will buy a 5% stake in Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas field.

Gas supply pressures temporarily shut down Egyptian fertilizer plants

Gas supplies will gradually resume flowing as of Thursday to fertilizer factories in Egypt after several chemical and fertilizer companies shut down plants on a temporary basis.

Pantheon Resources, Alaska LNG developer sign agreement on natural gas sales

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Pantheon Resources has signed an agreement establishing the terms for future sales of its natural gas to a unit of state-backed Alaska Gasline Development Corporation.