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API: U.S. LNG exports cut GHG emissions in power production

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic A study commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute (API) stressed that using U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) in power generation significantly cuts GHG emissions. Courtesy of Cheniere The study conducted by researchers at ICF examines the environmental benefits of U.S. natural gas use in China, Germany, and India, finding…

Gladstone LNG exports remain flat in June

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic LNG exports from the three liquefaction plants located on Curtis Island off Gladstone reached 1.70 million tons in June 2020. Courtesy of Bechtel Data released by the Gladstone Ports Corporation shows that the three liquefaction facilities exported a total of 26 cargoes. The number of cargoes and the volumes…

Hudong to deliver third Yamal LNG carrier

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding is to deliver another LNG carrier that will serve the Novatek-operated Yamal project in the Arctic. LNG Phecda (Image: Hudong-Zhonghua) Hudong said in a statement the 174,000-cbm LNG Phecda left the Shanghai yard for gas trials on July 3. The Chinese yard noted it faced many…

GEFO LNG-ready tanker launched

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China Merchants Jinling Shipyard has launched the first LNG-ready chemical tanker for German shipowner GEFO. Image: FKAB Marine The Chinese yard previously known as AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding launched the 7,000 dwt stainless steel tanker Norma on July 2. GEFO ordered two FKAB Marine-designed LNG-ready vessels in 2018. However, the…

COSL president and CEO resigns

Rate this article By Bojan Lepic President and chief executive officer of offshore drilling contractor China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) has submitted his resignation to the company’s board of directors. The post COSL… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

TGE scores Avonmouth LNG conversion job

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Germany-based TGE Gas Engineering has secured a contract from Flogas Britain for the conversion of the Avonmouth LNG facility into an LPG terminal. Avonmouth LNG (Image: Flogas Britain) National Grid closed the storage facility back in April 2016 as it was approaching the end of its technical life. The…

Construction starts on Terntank’s hybrid tankers

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China Merchants Jinling shipyard started building on Tuesday two LNG and LBG-powered tankers for Sweden’s Terntank. Image: Terntank Terntank ordered the duo last year at the Chinese yard previously known as AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding. The vessels are an upgraded version of the shipping company’s AVIC series. Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine,…

CMES takes full control over Singapore bunkering unit

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has agreed to acquire 70% of equity interest in Singapore-based bunker trader China Merchants Energy Trading (CMET) from a sister company China Merchants Hoi Tung. The tanker and oil shipping giant said the move was aimed at ensuring a sustainable supply of fuel oil…

Jiangnan lays keel for Exmar’s first VLGC

Rate this article By Mirza Duran China’s Jiangnan Shipyard held a keel laying ceremony on Tuesday for the first of two Exmar’s very large gas carriers. Image: Exmar Belgium’s Exmar ordered the VLGC duo last year at the Chinese yard. Both of the vessels will go on charter to Norwegian energy giant Equinor. One of…

China COSCO Shipping orders LNG trio at Hudong

Rate this article By Adnan Bajic China COSCO Shipping on Tuesday said it has placed an order for three liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers at Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding. Courtesy of China COSCO Shipping The vessels will be capable of transporting 174,000 cubic meters of LNG, each, China COSCO Shipping said in its statement. The order…