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Fault at Strike-hit Chevron Australia Plant Shuts 25% of Output

Sep 14, 2023

A fault at Chevron's Wheatstone facility in Australia temporarily shut about a quarter of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) production on Thursday, the same day that unionized workers escalated strike action.A Chevron spokesman said the cause…

Qatargas Changes Name

Sep 14, 2023

Qatargas has changed its name to “QatarEnergy LNG,” to emphasize a future vision for Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, QatarEnergy said Thursday.'With a new name and logo, “QatarEnergy LNG” will continue to deliver on its commitment to safety…

EXPLAINER-What Can Australia's Labour Tribunal Do in Chevron's Dispute with LNG Workers?

Sep 13, 2023

Chevron has asked Australia's Fair Work Commission (FWC) to intervene in its dispute with workers on strike at two major liquefied natural gas facilities, banking on new laws that came into effect in June and which empower the industrial arbitrator…

TIMELINE-Chevron LNG Workers Go on Strike, Threatening Global Supply

Sep 11, 2023

Chevron Australia said on Monday it no longer expects to reach a deal with unions and would try an untested legal strategy to stop industrial action at its liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities as unions prepare for full-scale strikes. The…

Chevron Gambles on Untested Laws to Halt Australia LNG Strike Action

Sep 11, 2023

Chevron Australia no longer expects to reach a deal with unions and will instead pursue an untested legal strategy to stop industrial action at its Gorgon and Wheatstone liquefied natural gas facilities as unions prepare for full-scale strikes…

Chevron Australia LNG Workers Start Strike. What Happens Now?

Sep 08, 2023

Workers at Chevron's liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Australia, which produce 5.1% of the world's supply of the super-chilled fuel, went on strike on Friday after mediation talks ended without a deal.WHAT'S NEXT?Unions kicked off action with short work stoppages and bans on certain tasks…

Strikes Start at Major Chevron Australia LNG Projects, No Talks Planned

Sep 08, 2023

Workers at Chevron's liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Australia went on strike on Friday after talks broke down, potentially disrupting output from facilities that account for over 5% of global supply.No further talks were scheduled between the unions and the U…

JERA Sees Muted Impact on LNG Prices from Potential Strike in Australia

Sep 07, 2023

Japan's JERA, one of the world's biggest buyers of liquefied natural gas (LNG), expects a muted impact on the market from a potential strike in Australia thanks to high stocks and low seasonal demand, a top executive said on Thursday.'I think the real impact is not much…

Thailand Regasification Capacity to Nearly Double by 2030 - PTT

Sep 06, 2023

Thailand's annual gas regasification capacity will nearly double by the end of the decade as liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports are set to rise to replace declining domestic production, a senior executive at energy company PTT said on Tuesday…

Woodside's Unions Settlement Costs at Australia LNG Project Moderate - CEO

Sep 05, 2023

Woodside Energy faces increased costs following negotiations with unions at its Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, but these will have a relatively modest impact on its overall business, CEO Meg O'Neill told Reuters on Tuesday.Last month…

World's Largest LNG Carrier Earns ABS Approval

Sep 05, 2023

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) issued an approval in principle (AIP) to Hudong-Zhonghua (HZ) Shipyard for its new  liquified natural gas (LNG) carrier design, currently the world’s largest with 271,000 cubic meters of cargo tank capacity…

Talks to Avert Strike Called as Chevron Australia LNG Workers Reject Deal

Sep 01, 2023

Planned work stoppages next week at two of Australia's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities are scheduled to go ahead unless mediation can produce a deal after workers at Chevron rejected the company's offer on pay and conditions.Australia is the world's biggest LNG exporter…

Petronas Posts Lower Profit as Energy Prices Drop

Aug 30, 2023

Malaysia's Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) will focus on bolstering its capital position to deal with increasing volatility in the energy market and 'restrictive' access to financing, the state oil firm's chief executive said on Wednesday…

LNG: Asian Spot Prices Fall as Woodside Averts Strike

Aug 25, 2023

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices eased from five-month highs, after workers at Australia's Woodside Energy ruled out the possibility of striking work, bringing some calm to a market hit by extreme volatility in recent days.The average…

Gazprom's First LNG Cargo via Arctic Destined for China's Jingtang

Aug 23, 2023

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from Russia's Gazprom being sent via the Northern Sea Route (NSR) for the first time is destined for the Chinese port of Jingtang, Refinitiv ship tracking data shows.The Velikiy Novgorod tanker was loaded at the Portovaya LNG plant on the Baltic Sea on Aug…

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