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Transportation 2008 P16

  • 04/03/2008 -- Shannon LNG secures terminal planning permit
    Ireland's planning board An Bord Pleanala has given the go-ahead to Shannon LNG to develop an LNG regasification plant in County Kerry between Tarbert and Ballylongford in southwestern Ireland.
  • 04/09/2008 -- APPEA: Australia underweight in share of LNG supply
    Australia has been called "underweight" in its share of the LNG supply market, given the size of the country's gas resources, according to Edinburgh-based consultants Wood Mackenzie.
  • 04/16/2008 -- LNG arrives at two new US terminals
    Two LNG tankers arriving along the upper Texas Gulf Coast within 5 days of each other are delivering commissioning cargoes for two new LNG terminals, one in Louisiana and one in Texas.
  • 04/21/2008 -- Project would bring heavy oil to West Texas
    Centurion Pipeline LP launched an open season to determine interest in a proposed reversal project that would deliver heavy Canadian crude from Cushing, Okla., to West Texas.
  • 05/26/2008 -- PNG LNG enters FEED
    The ExxonMobil-led Papua New Guinea (PNG) LNG joint venture has signed a gas agreement with Papua New Guinea, paving the way for an LNG project in the country.
  • 06/02/2008 -- Angola LNG awards Toyo Kanetsu tanks contracts
    Bechtel Group has awarded Toyo Kanetsu an order valued at ¥13.5 billion to design and supply two large LNG tanks and two LPG tanks for the Angola LNG gas liquefaction project at Soya.
  • 06/26/2008 -- El Paso moving forward with Ruby pipeline
    El Paso Corp.'s subsidiary, Ruby Pipeline LLC received more than 1.1 bcfd of binding commitments from gas shippers for its Ruby pipeline under 10-15-year contracts and is moving forward with the project, subject to regulatory approvals.
  • 07/29/2008 -- ExxonMobil cranks up Nigerian NGL project
    ExxonMobil Corp. unit Mobil Producing Nigeria has begun operating its $1.3 billion East Area Natural Gas Liquids II project on Bonny Island, about 17 miles off Nigeria.
  • 09/02/2008 -- Woodside puts North West Shelf Train 5 online
    The North West Shelf gas project's fifth LNG train at the Woodside Petroleum-operated facilities on the Burrup Peninsula near Karratha in Western Australia has been brought on stream.
  • 09/23/2008 -- Offshore LNG terminal moved to Adriatic off Italy
    The world's first offshore LNG terminal arrived at its final location in the Adriatic Sea off Italy, where it will be capable of supplying about 10% of Italy's natural gas requirements.
  • 10/21/2008 -- Costs rise for StatoilHydro's Snohvit LNG project
    StatoilHydro has increased the estimate of its investment costs for the first phase of the Snohvit LNG project in the Barents Sea by 3 billion kroner.
  • 10/21/2008 -- Firms vie for Papua New Guinea LNG plant contract
    Bechtel and Chiyoda are short-listed to bid on the EPC contract for the ExxonMobil-operated Papua New Guinea LNG plant and facilities.
  • 10/30/2008 -- Origin, ConocoPhillips finalize CSM-fed LNG venture
    Origin Energy has finalized its deal with ConocoPhillips to form a coalseam methane-fed LNG joint venture to be called Australia Pacific LNG.
  • 11/07/2008 -- PNG to use its Oil Search stake for LNG project funding
    Papua New Guinea PEM Arthur Somare has confirmed that IPBC will use its 17.56% equity in Oil Search to raise funds to maintain its forthcoming 19.4% stake in the ExxonMobil-operated PNG LNG project.
  • 11/06/2008 -- Dolphin Energy begins supplying gas to Oman
    Abu Dhabi's Dolphin Energy, as part of a 25-year gas sales agreement signed in 2005, has begun supplying Qatari natural gas to Oman via pipeline.

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