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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.

Indian Minister on LNG discussions in Japan

India’s Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan is currently in Japan to enhance the bilateral engagements in the Oil and Gas sectors within the overall framework of India-Japan Energy Dialogue. The aim of the visit, among others, is to support cooperation in establishing an efficient and balanced LNG market.

India approves LNG cooperation with Japan

The MoC provides a framework to cooperate in facilitating flexibility in LNG contracts, abolition of Destination Restriction Clause and also explore possibilities of cooperation in establishing reliable LNG spot price indices reflecting true LNG demand and supply.

Sri Lanka to acquire LNG terminal

Sri Lanka has decided to go ahead with the setting up of an LNG terminal near Colombo with Indian and Japanese companies. After having been in discussions since last more than one year, the Sri Lankan Government issued a Letter of Intent to the Government of India, on September 1st.

K Line Group collaborating for Japan’s first LNG-powered ferry

Japanese shipping companies Kawasaki Kinkai Kisen Kaisha and K Line have joined forces to study introduction of Japan’s first passenger LNG-fueled ferry. The study includes specifications, engine types and any related technical verifications for LNG handling.

Singapore to initiate study on LNG bunkering for car carriers

To promote LNG bunkering in Asia, MPA and MLIT will helm a working group to conduct a feasibility study on LNG bunkering for car carriers plying between Japan and Singapore. The working group will include Japan’s big three shippers, K Line, NYK and MOL.

SEA\LNG adds one more Japanese member

SEA\LNG coalition, aiming to promote LNG as a marine fuel, announced Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation as its latest member. YKIP is the second Japanese organisation to join the SEA\LNG coalition, following the recently announced addition of Marubeni Corporation. This brings the latest membership tally to 26.

SEA\LNG adds one more Japanese member

SEA\LNG coalition, aiming to promote LNG as a marine fuel, announced Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation as its latest member. YKIP is the second Japanese organisation to join the SEA\LNG coalition, following the recently announced addition of Marubeni Corporation. This brings the latest membership tally to 26.

K Line enters oil and gas FPSO agreement offshore Ghana

K’ Line, Sumitomo Corporation, JGC Corporation, and Development Bank of Japan have agreed in principle to participate in the owning and chartering business for oil and gas floating production, storage and offloading run by the Malaysian offshore production services provider, Yinson Holdings Berhad and its group of companies.

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