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Mitsui to Develop Vietnam Gas Field for $740 Million

Mar 29, 2024

Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co said on Friday it has reached a final investment decision to develop Vietnam's Block B gas field, with its share of development cost of about $740 million.The project, 330 km (205 miles) off southwest Vietnam, will comprise a gas field and a pipeline linking it to a gas-fired thermal power plant.Mitsui is making the investment through its unit Mitsui Oil Exploration (MOECO)…

Full LNG Production Restored at Gorgon Facility in Australia

Jun 03, 2024

Chevron has resumed full liquefied natural gas (LNG) production at its Gorgon Gas facility in Australia, after a mechanical fault caused one production train to go offline in late April.'Chevron Australia has resumed full LNG production from…

Extreme Asian Heat Spurs LNG Demand Ahead of Summer Months

May 31, 2024

Extreme temperatures across Asia are driving up liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand in the region as importers seek cargoes ahead of summer, with imports in South Asia hitting records.This could tighten available supply and further lift Asian spot prices that have already gained a third since April…

Gazprom Uses Replacement Vessel to Maintain Gas Loadings

Apr 01, 2024

Russia's Gazprom is using a replacement vessel for ship-to-ship loadings (STS) of liquefied natural gas from its Portovaya LNG plant on the Baltic Sea while another ship is repaired, LSEG data showed on Monday.The floating storage and regasification…

Environmental Groups Ask Lenders to Avoid LNG Project in Papua New Guinea

Dec 12, 2023

Major global lenders should refuse to finance a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Papua New Guinea to help keep global warming in check, civil society groups said on Wednesday, as some owners tap banks ahead of a final greenlight next year…

OPEC Chief Urges Members to Reject Any COP28 Deal that Targets Fossil Fuels

Dec 08, 2023

OPEC Secretary General Haitham Al Ghais has urged OPEC members to reject proposals for any deal under negotiation at the COP28 climate summit which targeted fossil fuels rather than emissions, a letter dated Dec. 6 and seen by Reuters on Friday showed…

Australia LNG Workers Vote in Support for Chevron Deal

Oct 30, 2023

An Australian union alliance's members voted in support to endorse deals on pay and conditions at Chevron's two liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Australia, the union said on Tuesday.Earlier this month, the union called off strikes originally planned at the U…

Petronet Not Seeking Additional Qatar LNG Under Deal Renewal

Oct 30, 2023

India's top gas importer Petronet LNG is not seeking additional volumes when it renews its long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) deal with Qatar, its head of finance V. K Mishra said on Monday on an analyst call.Petronet has a 7.5-million metric…

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…

Australia LNG Strikes Would Need to Last Over a Month to Spike Prices, Analysts Say

Aug 22, 2023

Threatened strikes by workers at Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) providers would need to last more than a month to significantly push up global prices, analysts said this week.The Woodside Energy and Chevron operations supply about 10%…

Japan to Establish LNG Reserves This Year

Jul 18, 2023

Japan will establish a liquefied natural gas (LNG) reserve system this year to secure gas resources for 'unexpected situations', industry minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Tuesday.Japan, the world's top LNG buyer along with China, is promoting…

Qatar Strikes Second Big LNG Supply Deal with China

Jun 20, 2023

Qatar on Tuesday secured its second large gas supply deal with a Chinese state-controlled company in less than a year, putting Asia clearly ahead in the race to secure gas supplies from Doha's massive production expansion project.China National…

Asian Spot LNG Prices Slide for Fifth Straight Week

May 26, 2023

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices have weakened for the fifth consecutive week on muted demand due to healthy stocks, remaining at their lowest level in two years.The average LNG price for July delivery into north-east Asia was down 3% from the previous week at $9…

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