LNG terminal operator, Polskie LNG, informed that it achieved a milestone at the President Lech Kaczyński facility in Świnoujście. Namely, the company announced that it managed to load 1000 LNG tanker trucks so far in 2019. The facility loaded its first ISO container last September, thus starting the transshipment LNG installation for railroad tank cars and ISO containers.
IHI Corporation, a Japanese engineer, received an order for an EPC of two above-ground tanks for LNG receiving terminal in India jointly with a major construction company in India, Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. The LNG-receiving terminal will have a storage capacity of 200,000 cubic metres per unit, which is the largest capacity in India, and completion is planned for 2022.
On 5 July, Yanqiao Group and Beijing Energy Group Co., Ltd. signed a strategic cooperation agreement, under which they will invest 6.7 billion yuan (=USD 972 million) in the construction of an LNG terminal at Landbrige Port in Rizhao.
Klaipedos Nafta informed that the favourable situation in the international gas markets has led to the highest operative efficiency of the LNG terminal since the launch of its activities. The terminal capacities are now fully booked for the rest of the Gas Year. The Gas Year is calculated from 1 October of the current year until 30 September of the following year.
CREG, the Belgian Federal energy Regulator, approved the tariff and LNG Services Agreement proposals for unloading slots and additional storage services at the Zeebrugge LNG terminal; Thus terminal operator Fluxys LNG is able to finalise new long-term contracts for the facility up to 2044.
Anadarko Petroleum sanctioned its Mozambican liquefied natural gas project, Mozambique LNG. According to Wood Mackenzie the company is developing Mozambique’s first onshore LNG facility, initially consisting of two LNG trains with a total nameplate capacity of 12.88 million tonnes per annum (mmtpa).
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and the co-venturers in Mozambique’s Offshore Area 1, announced a Final Investment Decision on the Anadarko-led Area 1 Mozambique LNG project. This official declaration of FID affirms that the Area 1 Plan of Development is now effective with notice provided to the Government of Mozambique that all necessary conditions have been met. The project can now advance to the construction phase.
The biggest LNG terminal in the Nordics opened on June 11 in Röyttä harbour, Tornio. The new terminal aims to meet growing demand for low emission LNG and enhances LNG’s security of supply in the Northern Nordics. The deployment of Tornio’s new LNG terminal will ensure shipments to Northern Finland and Sweden.
Following the visit of Poland’s President, Andrzej Duda to Washington D.C., the Polish Oil and Gas Company signed an agreement with Venture Global LNG to buy additional 1.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The volume of LNG coming from the Plaquemines terminal will increase from 1.0 to 2.5 million tonnes per year, and specifically from 1.35 to 3.38 bcm of natural gas after regasification.
Australian Industrial Energy announced it has granted the contract for construction of its Port Kembla Gas Terminal’s wharf and pipeline to the SCSB joint venture. The construction of the new wharf facilities and pipeline could see subcontracts worth about $76 million awarded to businesses in the Illawarra.
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