By 2020, Malaysia could surpass Qatar to become the largest supplier of flexible LNG to the global market, Wood Mackenzie forecasts.
LNG America selected Taylor-Wharton to commence FEED work for the cryogenic system on its 3,000 cubic meter Gemini Class LNG bunker vessel, which is scheduled for delivery at the end of 2015.
U.S. island states and territories may soon be able to diversify their petroleum-based energy sources to by importing LNG due to relatively low natural gas prices and new shipping technology, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Azbil Corp. received an order from Japan Marine United Corp. for the integrated automation system of LNG carriers to be deployed for a U.S. shale gas LNG project, the company said in a statement.
British multinational oil and gas firm BG Group believes the U.S. could become an exporter of between 60 million and 70 million metric tons per annum (mtpa) of LNG by 2025.
Effective Aug. 15, the U.S. Department of Energy will no longer issue conditional decisions on export applications for LNG from the Lower 48 states to non-free trade agreement (FTA) countries before the review required by the National Environmental Policy Act.
GasLog Partners LP entered into an agreement to purchase from GasLog Ltd. 100% of the shares in the entities that own and charter the Methane Jane Elizabeth and Methane Rita Andrea, modern LNG carriers with a capacity of 145,000 cubic meters each, for an aggregate purchase price of $328 million.
The hand-wringing over ballooning costs of Australia’s LNG projects is not shared Down Under, says KPMG’s Perth-based partner.
Texas-based Fluor Corp. announced July 15 that it won a contract from Gate Terminal BV—a joint venture of Royal Vopak and Gasunie—to design and build an LNG break-bulk terminal in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Golden Pass Products LLC awarded a FEED services contract for its proposed natural gas liquefaction and export project in Sabine Pass, Texas, to Chiyoda Corp. and Chiyoda’s partner CB&I.
FortisBC Energy Inc. selected Bechtel Canada Co. as the contractor for its Tilbury LNG Facility Expansion project in Delta, British Columbia.
Exxon Mobil Corp., operator of a $19 billion LNG project in Papua New Guinea, said the development is producing at full capacity after starting ahead of schedule earlier this year.