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IEA: market flexibility improving thanks to LNG

Rate this article By LNG World News For illustration purposes only: a MISC LNG tanker (Image courtesy of MISC)While gas markets are currently well supplied, the transformation of natural gas markets from regional systems to more globalized and interdependent markets is creating new security challenges, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest assessment of global…

Australia’s Woodside names new finance chief

Rate this article By LNG World News Australian energy company and LNG player Woodside said it had appointed Sherry Duhe as its chief financial officer. Duhe is joining Woodside from LNG giant Shell, where she had held a number of senior positions, most recently as vice president of finance for unconventionals based in Houston. She…

Q-Max bound for UK’s South Hook LNG terminal

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of NakilatSouth Hook liquefied natural gas terminal in the United Kingdom is scheduled to receive more LNG from Qatar next weekend. Data from the Milford Haven Port Authority shows that the 263,000-cbm Q-Max carrier, Al Samriya, is set to unload its cargo at the terminal on…

Second Japan Drilling jack-up finds work on Al Shaheen

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Japan Drilling has found work for another jack-up rig with the North Oil Company on the giant Al Shaheen oil field offshore Qatar. This will be a second rig deal awarded to Japan Drilling on the Al Shaheen field after the Hakuryu 12 jack-up was awarded a two-year firm deal…

Qatar Petroleum boss ends LNG visit to Japan

Rate this article By LNG World News Qatar Petroleum chief executive and chairman of Qatargas Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi has completed a 2-day visit to Japan during which he held talks with Japanese energy companies on boosting co-operation in LNG trade. Al-Kaabi was accompanied by senior officials from Qatar Petroleum and Qatargas. The talks centered on…

Report: India’s GAIL looking to alter US, Russia LNG supply deals

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of Petronet LNGState-run gas company GAIL (India) Ltd is reportedly working towards renegotiating two more long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) deals. India has been pushing real hard in seeking cheaper deals with Petronet LNG renegotiating a deal with Qatar’s RaGas in 2015. Gail, that holds a…

France’s Dunkirk LNG terminal gets another cargo

Rate this article By LNG World News LNG tanker GDF Suez Point Fortin at the Dunkirk terminal (Image courtesy of Dunkerque LNG)France’s Dunkirk LNG import terminal, the country’s fourth regasification facility, received another cargo of the chilled fuel on Monday. This is the terminal’s second shipment within a month after the Arctic Lady delivered a…

UK, Netherlands to receive LNG cargoes

Rate this article By LNG World News Mozah (Image courtesy of Nakilat)At least three liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments from Qatar and Nigeria are currently heading to Western Europe, according to the port and ship-tracking data. The LNG cargoes are expected to land at terminals in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands in the next…

Taiwan’s Jan-Jul LNG imports rise 12 pct

Rate this article By LNG World News Taichung LNG terminal (Image courtesy of CPC)Taiwan imported 9.38 million mt of LNG in the first seven months of this year, up 12% from the same period a year before, according to the customs data. Qatar, the world’s largest LNG exporter remained the biggest supplier of the fuel…