Oil major, Shell, launched its LNG Outlook for 2020, presenting the trends of 2019 concerning the liquefied natural gas demand and growth, highlighting that the year that passed was a record-year of LNG supply growth.
The Korean company Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) along with the Mitsui O.S.K. Lines recently shake their hands and inked an agreement in order to develop new technologies, reducing the environmental affects of the Floating Storage and Regasification Unitis (FSRU).
Oil major, Shell, launched its LNG Outlook for 2020, presenting that the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand increased by 12.5% to 359 million tonnes in 2019, an important increase that boosts LNG's role in the switch towards a lower-carbon energy system.
ADNOC L&S along with Atlantic Gulf & Pacific (AG&P) shake their hand and inked a 15-year agreement concerning a floating LNG storage unit in Karaikal, India. Under the terms of the charter deal, ADNOC will provide one of its 8 LNG vessels, a 137.756 cbm Moss-type LNG tanker that would be converted to an FSU.
Following the coronavirus situation, two of the biggest European energy companies denied a Chinese force majeure upon the LNG deals. Specifically, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Total SA did not accept the legal grounds of China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) decision.
Japan’s Institute of Energy Economics recently issued its 2020 Energy Outlook in Japan and World, highlighting that region's average LNG import price is set to low. Namely, the Institute estimates a drop from around $10 per million British thermal units (mBtu) in 2019 to below $9 per mBtu during 2020.
According to a recent statement, the tugboat Sakigake, Japan's first LNG-fueled vessel, was supplied with LNG as fuel for the 100th time since its delivery in 2015. In fact, the LNG bunkering was conducted safely and efficiently from a tank truck at the No. 5 quay of Shinko, Yokohama.
Petronas shake hands with Shenergy Group Company Limited and signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA), in order to supply around 1.5 MTPA of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to its Wuhaogou receiving terminal in China. Specifically, the 12-year LNG agreement is scheduled to begin from 2022.
The LNG carrier owner Flex LNG announced its extension of the time-charter agreement concerning the 173.400 cbm vessel, "Flex Enterprise". According to the company, with this extension the firm period under the time charter will be until the end of the first quarter of 2021.
The LNG major Shell partnered with Turcas Petrol and launched the first liquefied natural gas filling station in Turkey, commenting that it is an act representing the importance of achieving today's environmental goals through sustainable methods.