Tagged Methane

French quintet joins methane emissions reduction initiative

By Adnan Bajic A French quintet including Elengy, GRDF, GRTgaz, Storengy and Teréga joined the OMGP partnership aiming to cut methane emissions from their respective operations. Courtesy of Elengy The Oil and Gas Methane Partnership 2.0 is launched by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) with the support of the European Commission. The OGMP’s objective…

GasLog tightens loss in Q3

By Adnan Bajic Piraeus-based LNG shipper GasLog has tightened its loss during the third quarter of 2020. The company reported a loss of $354,000 for the period. This compares to a $13.5 million loss reported in the corresponding quarter in 2019. Courtesy of GasLog Revenues were $156.7 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2020,…

Pirates kidnap seafarer from LNG carrier in the Gulf of Guinea

By Naida Hakirevic An LNG carrier has been boarded and attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, resulting in the kidnapping of one crew member. The Marshall Islands-flagged ship, identified as Methane Princess, was boarded whilst at anchor off Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, on 17 October, Dryad Global said. As informed, the 138,000 cbm vessel…

Sumitomo Heavy Industries wins AIP for medium-size LNG dual-fueled tanker

By Jasmina Ovcina Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering Co., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, was granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register for a medium-size tanker equipped with a high-pressure LNG dual-fuel system. Image courtesy: Sumitomo Heavy Industries High-pressure LNG that has been pressurized to approximately 300 bar will be…

Kanfer, CGR pair up on LNG bunkering vessels development

By Adnan Bajic Norway-based Kanfer Shipping has entered into an exclusive agreement with its compatriot CGR Arctic Marine, to cooperate on LNG bunkering tech. Courtesy of Kanfer Shipping CGR has designed and developed an LNG bunkering vessel as well as a gas delivery system that together reduce the overall cost of LNG bunkering infrastructure, Kanfer…

Elixir Energy plans small-scale Mongolia LNG plant

By Mirza Duran Australia-based Elixir Energy said it has recently signed a deal with Mongolia’s MT Group to develop a small-scale LNG plant in the South Gobi region. MT Group service station (Image: Elixir Energy) The LNG facility would supply fuel to the South Gobi’s large coal trucking fleet, according to a statement by Elixir…

Japanese space startup developing LNG-powered rocket

By Mirza Duran Japanese private company Interstellar Technologies is working on a liquefied natural gas-powered orbital rocket as it is looking for ways to lower costs of reaching space. Image courtesy of Interstellar Technologies The small startup will use LNG for the main engine on its micro satellite launcher named Zero, currently under development. The…