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Qatar Petroleum opts for Baker Hughes equipment

Rate this article By Zlatan Hrvacevic Baker Hughes has received an order from longtime partner Qatar Petroleum to supply multiple main refrigerant compressors (MRCs) for Qatar Petroleum’s North Field East (NFE) project, executed by Qatargas. The total award is part of four LNG “mega trains,” representing 33 million tons per annum (MTPA) of additional capacity….

Petronet LNG buys spot cargo for November delivery

Rate this article By Bojan Lepic India’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas Petronet LNG has bought an LNG spot cargo for November under the Platts West India Marker (WIM). S&P Global Platts, the provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, said on Tuesday that the LNG cargo would be…

Venture Global LNG shuffles management

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic U.S. LNG export project developer Venture Global LNG has unveiled changes in the company’s corporate governance. Courtesy of Venture Global LNG Michael Sabel will assume the role of CEO of the company starting October 1, 2020. Robert Pender will continue to serve the company as Executive Co-Chairman, a new…

World’s largest LNG bunker vessel named in Rotterdam

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina Gas Agility in Rotterdam; Image courtesy: Total/Chris Schotanus The world’s largest LNG bunker vessel, Gas Agility, has been officially named at a ceremony held on Friday in Rotterdam. The 18,600-m³ GTT Mark III Flex membrane vessel is owned by Emerald Green Maritime Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsui O.S.K….

GasLog adds independent director to BoD

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic LNG shipper GasLog has made an addition to its board of directors. Courtesy of GasLog The company said it has named Kristin Holth as an independent director to the board with immediate effect. From 2017 to 2020 Kristin Holth served as executive vice president and global head of Ocean…

Keel laid for Tallink’s LNG-powered shuttle ferry

Rate this article By Naida Hakirevic The keel-laying ceremony for MyStar, an eco-friendly LNG-powered shuttle ferry owned by Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp, was held today at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) shipyard in Rauma, Finland. Image Courtesy: Tallink Grupp The traditional keel-laying event – in keeping with the global coronavirus pandemic and the current…

Sinopec stocks up on winter LNG cargoes

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) has reportedly purchased 10 LNG cargoes for delivery from November to March next year. Illustration purposes only (Courtesy of Qatargas) Citing industry sources, Reuters reports the purchase through a tender could well be in preparation for an anticipated jump in demand during the…

Venture Global LNG names COO

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic U.S. LNG export project developer Venture Global LNG said that Brian Cothran has joined the company as a chief operating officer (COO). Courtesy of Venture Global LNG Cothran is a business leader with over two decades of operational and strategic experience in the oil & gas and power generation…

Wilhelmsen, Hyundai Glovis team up on developing hydrogen as marine fuel

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina Image courtesy: Wilhelmsen Oslo-based Wilhelmsen Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Korean Hyundai Glovis to explore the potential of the global gas shipping market, and research into alternative vessel fuels, such as liquefied hydrogen. The MoU builds on the years-long relationship between the two companies…

WoodMac: LNG regas capacity under construction at 10-year high

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The global LNG regasification capacity under construction could hit 144 million tonnes per annum in 2020, a 10-year high. Courtesy of Qatargas According to the consultancy Wood Mackenzie, the capacity under construction includes 33 new terminals, adding 92.8 mtpa, and a further 51.0 mtpa of capacity which is set…