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Cameron LNG awards export-plant contracts

Mar 17, 2014

Cameron LNG LLC has awarded CB&I and Chiyoda International Corp. a $6 billion engineering, procurement, and construction contract to build a 13.5 million tonne/year export plant in Hackberry, La., Cameron Parish.

IOC to buy stake in proposed PNW LNG terminal

Mar 17, 2014

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IOC) has signed an agreement with Progress Energy Canada Ltd., Calgary; Pacific Northwest LNG Ltd. (PNW LNG), Vancouver, BC; and Malaysia's Petronas in which affiliates of IOC will purchase 10% interest in the proposed PNW LNG export facility on Canada's west coast and Progress Energy's LNG-destined gas reserves in northeast British Columbia.

Moody's: Ukraine line shutdown could cost Europe 56 bcm of gas

Mar 17, 2014

In the event of a complete stoppage in Russian natural gas transit via Ukraine, Europe will experience a gas deficit of as much as 56 billion cu m (bcm) during 2014, said Moody's Investors Service in a recent Global Credit Research report.

Wintershall to sell share of Verbundnetz Gas to EWE

Mar 17, 2014

Wintershall plans to divest its 15.79% share in Verbundnetz Gas AG in eastern Germany to EWE AG. Terms were not disclosed.

Witnesses disagree on Keystone XL’s potential US security impacts

Mar 15, 2014

Witnesses at a US Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing sharply disagreed on whether the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline would help or hinder US security.

FERC issues draft EIS on Freeport LNG’s Phase II projects

Mar 14, 2014

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) on Freeport LNG’s Phase II modification and liquefaction projects.

FERC to issue EA for Cove Point LNG export project in May

Mar 14, 2014

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has notified Dominion, Richmond, Va., that it will issue its environmental assessment (EA) for the Cove Point LNG liquefaction and export project on May 15.

PNG LNG consortium completes onshore gas pipeline

Mar 14, 2014

The ExxonMobil Corp.-led Papua New Guinea LNG (PNG LNG) consortium has completed the 292-km onshore section of the project’s gas pipeline from the Hides conditioning plant 2,100 m above sea level in the Southern Highlands to the coast via the Kutubu development.

New York county puts freeze on Bakken crude

Mar 12, 2014

Government officials in Albany County, NY, have issued a moratorium on Global Partners LP’s plans to increase the processing of Bakken crude oil at the Port of Albany pending a public health investigation by the county’s health department.

South Stream pipeline project moves forward

Mar 11, 2014

OAO Gazprom’s board has approved the signing of a contract for the laying of the first string of the South Stream gas pipeline’s offshore section. It also has approved a pipe procurement contract for the second string of the section.

Trans-Asia Gas Pipeline signs with Tajiktransgaz for Line D

Mar 11, 2014

Trans-Asia Gas Pipeline Co. signed with Tajiktransgaz to establish a company to manage construction of Line D of the Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline.

DOT emergency order covers Bakken crude transportation by rail

Mar 10, 2014

The US Department of Transportation issued an emergency order requiring shippers to test Bakken crude oil to ensure it is properly classified before being transported by rail.

US urged to export more LNG in response to Russia-Ukraine crisis

Mar 10, 2014

An American Petroleum Institute official and two Republican US senators separately called for accelerated US LNG exports in response to the Russian-Ukrainian confrontation over control of the Crimean Peninsula.

IHS CERAWeek: Shale gas gives US competitive advantages

Mar 10, 2014

The US holds ample reserves of natural gas to help supply rising world gas demand, particularly for gas-fired electric power generation in Asia, speakers told the IHS CERAWeek energy conference during the Mar. 5 opening gas keynote speech and the global gas plenary.

IHS CERAWeek: Murkowski to ask EIA for analysis of US oil exports

Mar 10, 2014

US Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.) told IHS CERAWeek participants on Mar. 3 that she plans to ask the US Energy Information Administration for an economic analysis regarding the lifting of the ban on crude oil exports.

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