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Knutsen takes delivery of LNG newbuild

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Norwegian shipping company Knutsen has taken delivery of its newbuild LNG carrier Traiano Knutsen. Courtesy of Knutsen The vessel capable of transporting 180,000 cubic meters of the chilled fuel has been built for Knutsen by the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. The vessel will enter into service under…

Golden Pass LNG looking to boost capacity

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Golden Pass LNG, a joint venture of Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil, is seeking approval from U.S. federal energy regulators to boost capacity at its $10 billion export facility in Texas. Image courtesy of Golden Pass LNG The company has asked FERC to raise capacity at its terminal under…

Siemens scores Golden Pass LNG compression gig

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic Siemens Gas and Power has secured a contract for the supply of three cryogenic boil-off gas (BOG) compressor trains for the Golden Pass LNG export terminal. Courtesy of Siemens The contract was awarded by CCZ JV, a joint venture between Chiyoda International Corporation, McDermott International, and Zachry Group. The…

NextDecade to decide on Texas LNG project this year

Rate this article By Mirza Duran US company NextDecade said it still plans to decide on its proposed Rio Grande LNG export plant in Texas this year following reports that the decision could be affected by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Reuters reported on Monday citing a NextDecade spokeswoman that the company did not provide an…

Texas LNG’s Brownsville plant secures another permit

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Texas LNG’s proposed Brownsville liquefied natural gas export terminal in South Texas took a step toward by receiving an air permit. Image courtesy of Texas LNG The permit allowing the construction and operation of the facility has been granted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on Wednesday. Securing…

Sempra delays Port Arthur LNG FID to 2021

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic San Diego-based energy company and LNG operator Sempra Energy has pushed back its decision on the Port Arthur LNG project. Image courtesy of Sempra Energy To remind, in March this year, Sempra Energy tagged the contractor Bechtel for a turn-key EPC deal. As a result of the deal, Bechtel…

Freeport LNG’s third train starts commercial ops

Rate this article By Mirza Duran The Freeport LNG export project led by billionaire Michael Smith said it has launched commercial operations for the third liquefaction train at its facility in Texas. Image courtesy of Freeport LNG The third trains’ operations started on Friday with the beginning of liquefaction services to France’s Total and Korea’s…

NextDecade, Bechtel extend Rio Grande LNG EPC deal

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic US LNG export project developer NextDecade has extended the Rio Grande LNG EPC contract validity. Image courtesy of NextDecade To remind, in May last year, NextDecade signed two contracts with Bechtel for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of its LNG project in Brownsville, Texas. The contracts have a…

Epcilon LNG files export permit with DOE

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic The United States Department of Energy informs it has received Epcilon LNG’s application seeking long-term natural gas export permit. Image courtesy of Amigo LNG Epcilon LNG is looking to export up to 395 billion cubic feet of domestically produced natural gas per year (7.9 mtpa) to Mexico. The company…

Freeport LNG to launch third train commercial ops

Rate this article By Mirza Duran The Freeport LNG export project in Texas led by billionaire Michael Smith is seeking from the US energy regulators to place its third and final train into commercial operation. Image courtesy of Freeport LNG Freeport LNG said in a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission it requests authorization…