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Study: Uncertainty rules smaller nations' rush to gas

Nov 4, 2013

Smaller nations' plans to invest in natural gas should proceed with caution, according to interim results of a study by MIT Energy Initiative in collaboration with the Cyprus Institute.

Contracts awarded for Russian Far East LNG project

Nov 4, 2013

Rosneft and ExxonMobil Corp. have awarded a contract to a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler AG to undertake the initial phase of the front-end engineering design (FEED) for a proposed Russian Far East LNG project.

BG Group commissioning CSG-LNG project

Nov 1, 2013

BG Group’s Queensland Curtis LNG project has begun the commissioning phase and expects to produce first gas to the liquefaction plant by yearend.

Santos, Origin LNG projects to gas swap

Oct 28, 2013

Another sign of rationalization of the Curtis Island, Qld., coal seam gas-LNG projects has come with the Santos-led Gladstone LNG (GLNG) consortium and the Origin Energy-led Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) group signing gas-swap and infrastructure connection agreements to improve capital and operational outcomes.

Study: Uncertainty rules smaller nations’ rush to gas

Oct 24, 2013

Smaller nations’ plans to invest in natural gas should proceed with caution, according to interim results of a study by MIT Energy Initiative in collaboration with the Cyprus Institute.

Gustafson: Russian gas export policy's shift to LNG matters

Oct 14, 2013

Russia is changing its natural gas export emphasis from dry gas through westbound steel pipelines to liquefied natural gas aboard tankers bound for East Asian markets, and South Korea, long-time Russian energy expert Thane Gustafson said.

Alaska LNG project selects terminal location

Oct 7, 2013

ExxonMobil Corp., BP PLC, ConocoPhillips, and TransCanada Corp. have selected a site in the Nikiski area on the Kenai Peninsula as the lead site for the companies’ proposed South Central Alaska LNG project’s LNG plant and terminal, reported ExxonMobil.

Woodside’s North Rankin B gas project comes on stream

Oct 7, 2013

Woodside Petroleum Ltd.’s $5 billion (Aus.) North Rankin B project offshore Western Australia has been brought on stream and is sending gas to the Burrup Peninsula gas plant.

GasLog takes delivery of recently acquired LNG carrier

Oct 4, 2013

International owner, operator, and LNG carrier managing firm GasLog Ltd. has taken delivery of the STX Frontier, a 2010-built, 153,600-cu m trifuel diesel electric LNG carrier from STX Pan Ocean LNG Pte. Ltd., Singapore.

Agreement advances planned Louisiana LNG plant

Oct 2, 2013

An agreement announced this week moves another proposed Gulf Coast LNG export project closer to reality.

Chevron, Tohoku Electric sign Wheatstone LNG agreement

Oct 2, 2013

Chevron Corp. has signed a binding, 20-year agreement with Tohoku Electric Power Co. for the supply of LNG from the Wheatstone project offshore Western Australia.

Alaska, major LNG financier in Japan sign agreement

Sep 30, 2013

Alaska's Department of Natural Resources and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation signed a memorandum of agreement to explore ways Alaska resources, particularly natural gas, might be developed and exported to Japan.

Pieces moving into place for Azerbaijan-to-Europe gas line

Sep 30, 2013

Prospects for completing a natural gas pipeline from Azerbaijan to Europe improved significantly in June when the Shah Deniz consortium selected the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) proposal as the project's final link, experts at a Sept. 13 Jamestown Foundation forum agreed.

Initial contracts awarded for Russian Far East LNG project

Sep 27, 2013

Rosneft and ExxonMobil Corp. have selected CB&I UK and Foster Wheeler Energy as contractors for initial phase front-end engineering and design (FEED) for a proposed Russian Far East LNG project.

Shell starts Prelude drilling

Sep 17, 2013

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has started drilling the first of its seven development wells in Prelude natural gas field in the Browse basin offshore Western Australia.

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