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Second Chinese LNG terminal begins operations

May 26, 2009 China National Offshore Oil Corp. received the first LNG commercial cargo at its Fujian terminal earlier this month.

Americas to see LNG terminals commissioned in June

May 25, 2009 In June, three LNG terminals in the Americas will begin commissioning.

Americas to see LNG terminals commissioned in June

May 20, 2009 In June, three LNG terminals in the Americas will begin commissioning.

MEND threatens to block Nigeria's oil waterway channels

May 19, 2009 The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) plans to block key channels for oil vessels to increase pressure on Nigeria's troubled oil and gas industry.

Cuban-Venezuelan oil shipping JV launches second tanker

May 15, 2009 Petroleos de Venezuela SA said Transportes del Alba, the joint Venezuelan-Cuban oil shipping line, has received its second vessel, the 490,000-bbl capacity tanker, Sandino.

Northeast US offshore LNG terminal undergoes commissioning

May 6, 2009 After more than 3 months' delay, the newest US offshore LNG terminal delivered the commissioning cargo earlier this week for Excelerate Energy's Northeast Gateway deepwater port, 13 miles off Boston.

Britain offers to protect Iraqi oil supplies

Apr 30, 2009 British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, following talks in London with his Iraqi counterpart Nuri al-Maliki, said the UK wants to help protect Iraqi oil supplies even after its combat role in the Middle Eastern country comes to an end.

Transnet lets contract for South Africa products line

Apr 30, 2009 Transnet let a contract to GE Oil & Gas to supply 19 electric motor-driven centrifugal pumps to be installed at five stations along a new 24-in. OD multiproduct pipeline in South Africa.

Indonesian firms need $6.5 billion for tanker fleet

Apr 28, 2009 Indonesian shipping firms, eyeing favorable new legislation, need $6.5 billion to purchase 127 ships to replace foreign-flagged tankers currently carrying oil and gas in that country's waters.

Panama Canal expansion could facilitate oil flows to Asia

Apr 23, 2009 A $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal could increase shipment of South American crude to Asia, especially as Venezuela has agreements with Japan and China to boost exports to the region.

CNOOC to decommission Lufeng field in S. China Sea

Apr 23, 2009 Chinese National Offshore Oil Co. (CNOOC) will be responsible for decommissioning Lufeng oil field 250 km southeast of Hong Kong in the South China Sea.

Crude oil port partners leave joint venture

Apr 22, 2009 A partnership to build a large offshore crude oil receiving terminal in the US Gulf of Mexico has dissolved.

Kazakhstan orders oil tankers from Russian shipyard

Apr 22, 2009 Russia's Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard will construct three 13,000-dwt crude tankers for Kazakhstan's KazMorTransFlot shipping company, all to be delivered to the Caspian Sea port of Aktau in 2009-10.

AGA Gas awards LNG terminal construction contract

Apr 21, 2009 AGA Gas AB plans to import LNG through a small scale terminal 55 km south of Stockholm by May 2011, a company spokesman told OGJ.

Pipeline work to raise Heidrun gas capacity

Apr 3, 2009 StatoilHydro ASA has awarded Aker Offshore Partner AS a 390-kroner ($59.5 million) contract for facilitating increased gas capacity of Heidrun field in the Norwegian Sea.

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