Texas enviro agency approves NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG project

By LNG World News US LNG export project developer, NextDecade said that its proposed Rio Grande LNG export project in South Texas has received a series of air permits from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). During a meeting on Wednesday, TCEQ Commissioners voted to issue Air Quality Permit No. 104792, PSD Air Quality…

Work starts on North Sea Sverdrup 2 module

Kvaerner and Aker Solutions have cut the first steel plate for Phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup field development, 160 km (99.4 mi) west of Stavanger in the Norwegian North Sea. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore RSS Feed Comments comments

Saga LNG’s mid-size carrier starts sea trials

By LNG World News Saga LNG Shipping’s 45,000-cbm liquefied natural gas carrier named Saga Dawn started sea trials on Thursday in the East China Sea. The LNG carrier is being built at China Merchants Heavy Industry’s (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu. “The sea trials will last 4-5 days. Then we will work towards to the gas…

GTT scores tanks order from Hyundai Samho for Greek LNG duo

By LNG World News French LNG containment specialist GTT confirmed Thursday it received an order from the Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for the tank design of two new 174,000-cbm liquefied natural gas carriers. These units will be built on behalf of the Greek shipper Consolidated Marine Management (CMM). The vessels’ delivery are scheduled…

Russia’s Gazprom and Japan’s Itochu ink Baltic LNG MoU

By LNG World News Russian gas giant Gazprom and Japanese trading house Itochu have signed a memorandum of understanding on the proposed Baltic liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project. “With this document, the parties confirmed their interest in potential cooperation in the framework of the project,” Gazprom said in a statement on Thursday. The memorandum…