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Shell floats hull for world’s largest FLNG facility

Dec 3, 2013

The 488-m hull of Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s Prelude floating LNG (FLNG) plant was floated from the dry dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in Geoje, South Korea, where Prelude is begin built. The company laid the keel for the vessel in May.

Chevron drilling carbon dioxide injection wells on Barrow Island

Dec 2, 2013

Chevron has started drilling its planned carbon dioxide injection wells on Barrow Island as part of the Gorgon-Jansz LNG project in Western Australia.

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Dec 2, 2013

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Gazprom projects first LNG to Kaliningrad region in late 2017

Nov 26, 2013

OAO Gazprom is projecting late 2017 for an LNG terminal on the Baltic Sea coast in the far-western region of Kaliningrad, between Poland and Lithuania.

NEB: Canadian LNG exports possible in 2019

Nov 22, 2013

With production of natural gas expected to grow from shales and other tight formations, Canada should be able to export LNG beginning in 2019, says the National Energy Board.

Alaska releases study of proposed LNG project’s commercial aspects

Nov 19, 2013

Alaska’s Department of Natural Resources released a study of the commercial aspects of a proposed LNG export project the three major North Slope oil and gas producers and TransCanada Corp. are pursuing.

Business seen driving Europe's use of Russian gas

Nov 18, 2013

Europe's growing dependence on Russian natural gas since the 1990s was more a series of business decisions than geopolitical maneuvers, a Harvard Business School international management professor said.

Freeport given conditional nod to export LNG to non-FTA countries

Nov 15, 2013

The US Department of Energy has conditionally green-lighted Freeport LNG Expansion LP and FLNG Liquefaction LLC to export additional volumes of domestically produced liquefied natural gas to countries without a Free Trade Agreement with the US from the Freeport LNG Terminal in Quintana Island, Tex.

Moniz urged to next approve Jordan Cove LNG export permit

Nov 14, 2013

US Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and 11 other members of the 113th Congress from Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming urged US Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz to approve the application of a proposed LNG export terminal on Oregon’s coast next.

CNOOC subsidiary considers LNG development in British Columbia

Nov 14, 2013

CNOOC Ltd.’s wholly owned subsidiary Nexen Energy ULC has reached an agreement with British Columbia to examine the viability of building an LNG plant and export terminal at Grassy Point near Prince Rupert.

CNOOC ups ownership to 50% of CSG-LNG Queensland project

Nov 12, 2013

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) will move to a 50% interest in Train 1 of the Queensland Curtis Island coal seam gas-LNG project, operated by BG Group.

ExxonMobil, BHP get environmental nod for Scarborough LNG scheme

Nov 12, 2013

ExxonMobil Corp. and BHP Billiton’s proposed plan to develop the Scarborough natural gas field discovery on the Exmouth plateau offshore Western Australia has received conditional approval from Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt.

Spectra books long-term shipping for Texas Eastern expansion

Nov 11, 2013

Spectra Energy Corp. and Spectra Energy Partners have executed new long-term contracts for 650 MMcfd of natural gas shipments on the Gulf Coast Expansion project of its Texas Eastern pipeline system. Spectra says the expansion will support growing manufacturing and LNG export demand along the Texas and Louisiana coast.

MOU advances Cyprus LNG export prospects

Nov 8, 2013

The Republic of Cyprus and Total E&P Cyprus BV have signed a memorandum of understanding furthering prospects for LNG exports from the island.

Chevron doubtful about fourth train for Gorgon LNG project

Nov 5, 2013

Citing cost blowouts and changes within the Australian government, Chevron Corp. Chief Financial Officer Patricia E. Yarrington has casts doubts on the fourth train expansion of the Gorgon LNG project in Western Australia.

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