LNG and Gas Processing

Qatar Petroleum and Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) signs a 20-year SPA to supply 2 Million tons of LNG Annually

Qatar Petroleum entered into a new, 20-year Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) for the supply of 2 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG to the Republic of Korea.

A future jewel in the crown?

Crown LNG has signed an agreement with Aker Solutions.

Qatar Petroleum signs a 15-year SPA to supply 1.25 MTPA of LNG to CPC Corporation, Taiwan

Qatar Petroleum today entered into a 15-year LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC) for the supply of 1.25 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG.

Petronas and CNOOC Sign 10-Year LNG Supply Agreement

PETRONAS LNG Ltd. (PLL), a subsidiary of PETRONAS, has secured a 10-year term deal to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to CNOOC Gas and Power Trading & Marketing Limited, a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).

Qatar Petroleum signs SPA to supply China with 1 MTPA of LNG for ten years

Qatar Petroleum today entered into a long-term Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Shell for the supply of 1 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG to the People's Republic of China for ten years. LNG deliveries will commence in January 2022 to various LNG terminals in China.

Qatar Petroleum has received offers for double the equity available in the North Field East project (NFE)

His Excellency Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy Affairs, The President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, said Qatar Petroleum has received offers for double the equity available to potential partners in the bidding process for the North Field East project.

Upcoming Massive Amur Gas Plant Adds Second Train

Progress at the massive Amur Gas Processing Plant (GPP) continues its march towards full startup.

China to Become World's Largest Market

China is set to replace Japan as the world’s largest LNG market this year.

First Train at Amur GPP Begins Operations

The ambitious Amur Gas Processing Plant (GPP) in the town of Svobodny in Amur Oblast, Russia has seen the commissioning of its first train on June 9th, 2021. This plant will have six trains in total when it sees full completion and operation in 2025.

Driftwood LNG Export Project in Louisiana to Start Construction This Year

According to recent comments from Tellurian Executive Chairman Charif Souki, the Driftwood LNG export terminal under development in Louisiana is now expected to begin construction this summer.

Tellurian and Vitol sign 10-year LNG agreement for 3 mtpa

Tellurian Inc. (Tellurian) (NASDAQ: TELL) announced today it has finalized a liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with Vitol Inc. (Vitol).

Novatek looks east to China

Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer, Novatek, has signed a long-term supply deal with Zhejiang Energy.

Tellurian and Gunvor sign 10-year LNG agreement for 3 mtpa

Tellurian Inc. (Tellurian) (NASDAQ: TELL) and Gunvor Singapore Pte Ltd (Gunvor) announced today a liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales and purchase agreement (SPA) for three million tonnes per annum (mtpa) for a ten year period, indexed to a combination of two indices; the Japan Korea Marker (JKM) and the Dutch Title Transfer Facility (TTF), netted back for transportation charges.

Construction begins on complex for processing ethane-containing gas near Ust-Luga

Today, construction began on the Complex for processing ethane-containing gas (CPECG) near the settlement of Ust-Luga in the Leningrad Region. The CPECG is the only cluster of this kind in the world, combining capacities for gas processing, gas chemistry, and natural gas liquefaction.

Canada's West Coast Woe

With Woodside deciding to exit its 50% non-operated participating interest in the long-planned Kitimat LNG development in British Columbia, the west coast of Canada no longer looks to be quite the export hotspot it was once considered.

Woodside to exit Kitimat LNG

Woodside has decided to exit its 50% non-operated participating interest in the proposed Kitimat LNG (KLNG) development, located in British Columbia, Canada.

Papua New Guinea: Total and the government of Papua New Guinea confirm remobilization and the planning of the Papua LNG project

A meeting took place on 3rd of May between Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of Total, and a Delegation of Papua New Guinea (PNG) led by the Deputy Prime Minister Samuel Basil, with the objective to review together the next steps for the development of the Papua LNG project

Covid crisis cools Indian demand

LNG cargoes are being diverted away from import terminals in India as escalating Coronavirus cases in the country cool domestic gas demand. Further diversions are expected as India has reported new cases above 300,000 per day for two weeks straight. Prime Minister Modi has so far resisted the call ..

Gazprom Pondering LNG Facility at Amur GPP

Gazprom of Russia recently stated that it was considering the construction of a new LNG facility at the site of the upcoming Amur Gas Processing Plant (GPP). This facility is under construction near the Power of Siberia pipeline by the border of China.

FIDs pushed back in US

Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) for LNG projects are feeling the pain as momentum gathers in the rush towards the Energy Transition. Efforts to limit the financing of fossil fuel infrastructure development received a lift from the Biden administrations broad climate executive order rolled out in ..

Total declares force majeure on Mozambique LNG project

Considering the evolution of the security situation in the north of the Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique, Total confirms the withdrawal of all Mozambique LNG project personnel from the Afungi site. This situation leads Total, as operator of Mozambique LNG project, to declare force majeure

Shandong shows its hand

Shandong Oil & Gas, CCC Urban & Rural, and Yantai Port have signed an agreement to cooperate on a new import terminal in Shandong Province. Shandong Oil & Gas (30%), CCC Urban & Rural (40%), and Yantai Port (30%) will form a project company to jointly establish the facility at Yantai, in the northe..

Philippines prepares to join the import club

BW Gas has won the contract to supply an FSRU for an LNG import terminal in the Philippines. The 162,400cm BW Paris will be chartered for five years by First Gen Corp and its sole partner Tokyo Gas, for its 3.0m t/y FGEN LNG import terminal at Batangas City in Batangas Bay, on the island of Luzon. ..

Malaysia doubles floating capacity

Petronas, Malaysia’s fully integrated oil and gas company, has shipped its first cargo from its second floating LNG (FLNG) vessel. The 1.5m t/y PFLNG II project incorporating the 173,460cm PFLNG Dua loaded a cargo onto the 150,000cm Seri Camar LNG carrier operated by MISC Berhad, a subsidiary of Pe..

Total Halts Construction at the Mozambique LNG site as Violence Builds Nearby

Total of France stated in late March that it had to postpone new construction work at its LNG project in Mozambique due to a deadly attack in a nearby town. This cessation of activity follows an announcement from Total just a week prior where the Mozambique government had agreed to improved security around the project.

Brownsville loses some lustre

The Port of Brownsville in Texas has lost one of its three LNG export projects with the withdrawal of Annova LNG.

Annova LNG has chosen to cease development for its project in Brownsville, Texas

Annova LNG of Texas announced on March 22nd that it has immediately discontinued the development of its LNG export facility project in Brownsville, Texas. The company had been working towards a 6.5 million tons per annum facility in the Port of Brownsville.

First Australian imports in the pipeline

Jemena has signed a deal with Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) to connect Australia’s first LNG import terminal to a major gas pipeline.

Europe's first carbon-neutral LNG

Shell Global LNG recently took delivery of the first ever carbon-neutral LNG cargo in Europe from Gazprom.

Calcasieu Pass LNG Ahead of Schedule in Louisiana

Venture Global LNG CEO Michael Sabel stated in early March that the 7th and 8th of a planned 18 liquefaction trains for its upcoming Calcasieu Pass LNG export terminal in Louisiana are to be installed during the next few weeks. The 5th and 6th trains were installed just recently at the $4.5 billion site.