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Petronas produces first LNG after relocation

PETRONAS announced that PETRONAS Floating LNG Satu (PFLNG Satu) at the Kebabangan cluster field, conducted its first LNG drop by its floating LNG facility. The facility is located 910 kilometres offshore Sabah. The first LNG delivery is scheduled for June, 2019.

US LNG exports to the EU increase by 272%

In a joint statement in Washington D.C., President Juncker and President Trump agreed to strengthen EU-U.S. strategic cooperation with respect to energy. Both of the parties acknowledged the benefits of expanded exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the EU gas market.

API and IOGP in favour of US LNG exports to the EU

The American Petroleum Institute (API) and the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) issued a position paper at the first EU-U.S. Energy Council Business-to-Business Energy Forum on encouraging large-scale U.S. LNG exports to the EU’s gas market.

Russia chases a greater energy dominance

Being approximately 1.500 miles from Moscow, the small port of Sabetta is now the site of Russia’s most ambitious liquefied natural gas project, operated by a company that only entered the market just over a year ago, as Bloomberg reports.

USCG in favor of Commonwealth LNG project

The USCG provided a letter of recommendation to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) March 19, on the Calcasieu Ship Channel’s suitability to support Liquefied Natural Gas marine traffic associated with the proposed Commonwealth LNG project.

US Calcasieu Pass Project gets ‘green light’ for LNG exports

The US Department of Energy gave the green light on the export of the domestic LNG production from Venture Global LNG’s Calcasieu Pass LNG terminal being built in Louisiana. Thus, Venture will export more than 1.7 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas as LNG to countries that do not have a free trade agreement with the U.S.

Novatek to launch LNG bunkering by end-March

Russian natural gas producer Novatek will launch a medium-scale LNG plant in Vysotsk, in Leningrad Region, with a capacity of 600.000 tonnes by April 2019, as NOVATEK CEO Leonid Mikhelson informed Vladimir Putin. Through Vladimir Putin’s briefing, the CEO reported that in a month the company has scheduled to launch a medium-scale LNG plant mostly for bunkering purposes.

Russia becomes the leader LNG supplier in Europe during February

LNG Russian deliveries to Europe achieved a record in February leading the path among other suppliers. Novatek-led Yamal LNG project delivered 19 cargoes reaching 1.41 million tons to Europe, Reuters states. These volumes reached the highest since the project was launched in December 2017; That results to Russia being the top supplier to the European LNG import terminal.

Port of Ferrol accommodates LNG supply operations for the first time

The port of Ferrol has hosted liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling operations to ships that use this product as fuel, instead of fuel oil or diesel oil. The two operations were performed on February 23 and 24 respectively. They were carried out on the outer jetty, which is the dock of the inner dock where small and medium-sized cruise ships usually dock when they visit the city. 

LNG meets IMO’s GHG reduction goals

SEA/LNG announced that is firmly supports that LNG is a viable pathway to be in line with IMO’s 2020 GHG targets. The shipping sector has two important paths two follow. Firstly, the industry aims to a rapid improvement of air quality. Secondly, the decrease of GHG emissions is vital.

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