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Poland secures its first U.S. LNG cargo

By LNG World News In its efforts to diversify the supply sources of liquefied natural gas, Poland secured a spot cargo delivery of U.S. LNG to its import terminal President Lech Kaczyński in Swinoujscie. The agreement was signed during the Polish secretary of state and chief of the cabinet of the president, Krzysztof Szczerski‘s visit…

Orrick adds LNG experience to team

By LNG World News Energy regulatory practitioners Lisa Tonery and Erik Swenson have joined the global law firm, Orrick, from Norton Rose Fulbright US. Tonery led the U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Regulatory practice and co-chaired the LNG International Business Group. Orrick said in its statement on Monday that Tonery will join the New York…

Ministers Pradhan and Perry talk US-India LNG cooperation

By LNG World News India’s minister of petroleum and natural gas, Dharmendra Pradhan discussed LNG cooperation with the newly appointed US energy secretary Rick Perry in Washington. Discussions revolved around energy cooperation between India and the US as well as India’s growing energy needs. Special emphasis was given to the export of LNG to India…

Clean Energy signs three LNG fueling deals

By LNG World News Image courtesy of Clean Energy FuelsClean Energy Clean Energy Fuels, one of the largest providers of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, signed three LNG fueling contracts in Washington and California. The company signed the first of three agreements with Castan, a drayage truck operator based out of Edgewood,…

USA: West Coast senators want permanent offshore drilling ban

By Offshore Energy Today U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray from Washington, supported by their Californian and Oregonian colleagues, have introduced an act to permanently ban offshore drilling on the U.S. Pacific Coast. According to a statement issued on Thursday, the legislation, first introduced in 2010, would amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act…

Trump picks Exxon chief Tillerson as secretary of state

By Offshore Energy Today.. By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President-elect Donald Trump announced Exxon-Mobil Corp’s Rex Tillerson as his choice for secretary of state on Tuesday, praising the business leader as a successful international dealmaker who has led a global operation. Tillerson’s experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for the…

Greens fume over Trump’s Interior Secretary ‘pick’

By Offshore Energy Today U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has reportedly found a replacement for Sally Jewel, who’s served as the Department of Interior Secretary under the Obama administration. According to various – unconfirmed – reports, Trump has lined up Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the U.S. Representative for Washington’s fifth congressional district, for the position. The news…

Top news of the week November 28-December 4

By LNG World News First Gorgon LNG cargo (Image courtesy of Chevron)Chevron stops production at Gorgon Train 1, again US-based energy giant Chevron has halted production at the first liquefaction train of its giant Gorgon LNG facility in Western Australia. CB&I wins Tacoma LNG plant job Chicago Bridge & Iron Company has been awarded a…

CB&I wins Tacoma LNG plant job

By LNG World News Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of CB&I)Chicago Bridge & Iron Company has been awarded a contract by Puget Sound Energy for a multi-purpose LNG storage and fueling terminal in Tacoma, Washington valued at over US$200 million. The scope of work under the engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction contract, includes a 30,000…