-- Japanese oil tanker attacked off Yemen A Japanese oil tanker was fired upon in international waters off southern Yemen, about 400 km east of Aden, sustaining a hole which leaked hundreds of gallons of fuel.
-- Contract awarded for Spanish LNG terminal Spain's Enagas awarded a contract to Fluor for the detailed engineering, procurement services, and construction management of the El Musel LNG terminal to be built along Spain's north coast.
-- Italy approves Sorgenia, Iride LNG terminal's EIA Italy's environment ministry has approved plans by Compagnie Industriali Riunite's energy unit Sorgenia and northwest utility Iride for construction of an LNG terminal at Gioia Tauro in Calabria.
-- NEB: Greater Canadian pipeline capacity planned Rapidly rising oil prices have stimulated a momentous increase in Canadian oil pipeline applications, reported Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) in its annual report to Parliament.
-- NIEH to join Larne Lough gas storage project NIEH signed a nonbinding joint venture agreement with Portland Gas Northern Ireland for the development of gas storage caverns in underground salt deposits under Larne Lough in Northern Ireland.
-- Enbridge gets government approval for pipelines Enbridge received Canadian Governor-in-Council approval on its Alberta Clipper expansion and Southern Lights pipeline projectsan important step towards final government certification, including NEB approval.
-- Northeast Gateway LNG port starts operation Houston-based Excelerate Energy LLC's Northeast Gateway (NEG) Deepwater LNG Port in Massachusetts Bay, 18 miles east of Boston, has begun commercial operations.
-- YPF, Excelerate near floating LNG port completion Excelerate Energy is expected to complete this month the GasPort floating LNG import and regasification facility at the port city of Bahia Blanca, Argentina, 400 miles south of Buenos Aires.