The Zeebrugge LNG terminal, operated by Belgium-based gas operator Fluxys, loaded the vessel ‘Yenisei River’ with LNG from the newly commissioned LNG storage tank in late December, marking the start of the long-term contract for transshipments concluded in 2015 with Yamal Trade.
On 6 January, Sempra LNG along with Aramco Services Company officially announced their collaboration, as they inked an interim project participation (IPPA) for the Port Arthur LNG export project which is under development in Jefferson County, Texas.
Lithuanian LNG and oil terminal operator AB Klaipedos Nafta (KN) inked a EUR 134.1 million loan agreement with Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) to optimize costs of its LNG terminal. The 25-year maturity loan will be directed to finance the rent payable for the FSRU Independence.
On 23 December, Sembra LNG subsidiary of Sempra Energy, officially announced that Cameron LNG has started producing its first LNG. Specifically the production came from its second liquefaction train of the export facility located in Hackberry, Louisiana.
McDermott International, Inc. along with Chiyoda International Corporation and Zachry Group, announced that the first commissioning cargo of LNG has been shipped from Train 2 of the Freeport LNG project on Quintana Island in Freeport, Texas.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) recently informed that invested $500 million in order to aid in the establishment of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Binhai District, Tianjin. Specifically,through the investment, AIIB will boost China’s efforts to transition to a lower-carbon energy future.
The U.S. energy regulator officially accepted Tellurian’s request to begin the site preparation work for its Driftwood liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project located in Louisiana. Specifically, the project’s value is estimated around $27.5 billion and is designed to produce 27.6 mtpa of LNG or about 3.6 bcfd of natural gas.
As Xinhua reports, Cyprus is signed a 290-million-euro agreement with a Chinese-led consortium for the construction of Cyprus’ first liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, mainly used for electricity generation.
Puget Sound Energy’s Tacoma LNG storage and fueling terminal announced that has passed through a review from Puget Sound Clean Air Agency. Specifically, as the Agency informed, the review was based on the facility’s notice of construction application, including public comments.
In fact, Yamal LNG announced the operational start of its new Arc7 ice-class LNG tanker Yakov Gakkel- the fifteenth and final of the Arc7 ice-class tankers built specifically for the Yamal LNG Project, according to a recent statement. Namely, the “Yakov Gakkel” has loaded the 354th LNG cargo in the port of Sabetta and is now set to China.
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