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Sri Lanka to get its first LNG terminal

As Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chairman Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake said, a Memorandum of Understanding between Sri Lanka, Japan and India on a LNG terminal and Floating Storage Regasification Unit will be signed  next week and the feasibility study will begin soon. 

Trio to conduct LNG import terminal study in Australia

Marubeni Corporation, JERA Co., and Squadron Energy, a subsidiary of Australia’s Minderoo Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding a joint feasibility study for the establishment of an LNG import terminal and gas supply project in New South Wales, Australia.

LNG terminal to be built in Japan

Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions, along with Sumitomo Chemical, Sumitomo Electric Power Co, Sumitomo Joint Electric Power, and Shikoku gas, will build an LNG terminal at Sumitomo Chemical’s plant in Ehime prefecture in Japan. In the future, a new joint venture company will be create called Niihama LNG and the construction of the LNG plant will begin.

Japanese quartet discuss LNG supply business

K Line, Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., Toyota Tsusho Corporation and NYK Line announced they have begun joint discussions on the commercialization of a new business to supply LNG as a marine fuel to ships in the Chubu, the central region of Japan.

China to overtake Japan as biggest natural gas importer

The adoption of strict pollution measures in Beijing has put China in a position to overtake Japan as the biggest importer of natural gas in the world for 2018, as gas will be destined to replace dirtier coal, Reuters reported.

JERA, EDFT form LNG optimisation joint venture

Japanese Jera and French EDF Trading Limited announced the signing of a non-binding agreement for an LNG optimisation joint venture  through JERA Trading Pte. Ltd.), to address uncertainties of LNG demand in Japan and Europe and to improve competitiveness of global LNG market.

SEA\LNG members deepen discussion on LNG as transport fuel

“Ports have to be ready for the coming energy transition. Vessels can’t compromise too much cargo space for fuel tank installation, so those ports who are in a key position for trunk line services, such as Yokohama and Singapore, should give priority to their development of LNG bunkering infrastructures,” Mr. Morooka of YKIP said.

SEA\LNG members deepen discussion on LNG as transport fuel

“Ports have to be ready for the coming energy transition. Vessels can’t compromise too much cargo space for fuel tank installation, so those ports who are in a key position for trunk line services, such as Yokohama and Singapore, should give priority to their development of LNG bunkering infrastructures,” Mr. Morooka of YKIP said.

Gazprom, Mitsui discuss LNG cooperation

A working meeting between Russian energy giant Gazprom and Japanese trader Mitsui & Co. took place on Tuesday, in Moscow, addressing the ongoing and future partnership between the companies with a focus on LNG.

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