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January 26th, 2012 LNG Headlines

BG Increases LNG Volumes to 5.5 MTPA under its 20-Year LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement at the Sabine Pass LNG Terminal - PR Newswire -  BG will purchase 3.5 mtpa of LNG with the commencement of train one operations and will purchase a portion of the additional 2.0 mtpa of LNG as

BG Group to increase LNG volumes from Sabine Pass - BG Group - BG Group announced today that it has reached agreement with Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC (Sabine Liquefaction), a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., to purchase an additional 2 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG)

Technip awarded detailed design contract for the Wheatstone gas processing platform in Australia - Technip Press Release - Technip Oceania (TPO), a Technip Group operating centre in Perth, Australia, has been awarded a contract, worth approximately AUD110 million (€90 million), by

INTERVIEW: Iraq, Shell New Venture To Add 50 MCF/D Gas Output 2012 ... Fox Business - The project would handle the export of 600 million cubic feet a day of LNG. The venture would soon invite international companies in a tender to build the

Why Las Vegas is crucial in Obama's natural-gas crusade Las Vegas Sun - ... could run on liquefied natural gas (LNG is a cleaner-burning fuel than regular gas or diesel) and construct a publicly accessible LNG refueling station

Obama drops in to promote alternative fuels Las Vegas Review - Journal During his morning tour, Obama plans to announce the public opening of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) station near the United Parcel Service hub

Obama unveils energy plan in key states FuelFix (blog) - Obama was to speak at a Las Vegas UPS center to showcase a refueling station that will permit vehicles that use liquefied natural gas to travel from the

REFILE-Exxon Mobil restarts Papua LNG project after deadly landslide Reuters - Exxon resumes work at LNG site after one-day stoppage * At least four people killed from landslide PERTH, Jan 25 (Reuters) - US oil giant Exxon Mobil .

Australia helps with landslide recovery The Australian Living in settlements near ExxonMobil's $16 billion LNG project, the villagers were buried in their sleep by the landslide early on Tuesday morning.

Total devastation at PNG landslide site Radio Australia - Dozens of people are feared killed in a massive landslide which hit villages near the ExxonMobil-ledLNG project early on Tuesday

Landslide expected to delay PNG gas project Radio New Zealand International - A landowner from the LNG site, Eric Huai, says the mound of mud and rocks stretches for about two kilometres and is around five hundred metres wide.

Locals in disbelief at size of fatal PNG lanslide Radio New Zealand International - A landowner from the LNG site, Eric Huai, says rescuers are yet to make much headway retrieving the buried. He says the local community is in disbelief at

Woodside's renaissance man Sydney Morning Herald - ... talk of an expansion of the Pluto LNG project is becoming rarer; Bain & Co consultants have been called in to Woodside HQ; and Coleman's low profile

Woodside kicks off $1bn Browse sale as plans for processing plant may be axed – The Australian - It is understood any equity sale would not be linked to a gas supply contract from Browse, which is due to produce 12 million tonnes of LNG a year and .

Poseidon drilling back on track The Australian - Karoon's permits are next to Woodside's acreage, which supports the giant's $30 billion liquefied natural gas project, and Japanese energy giant Inpex also

Indonesia considers stopping crude exports on domestic demand Reuters Africa - Crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from Indonesia, a former OPEC producer, have been falling in recent years as the country struggles to

Gas agreement signing date between Azerbaijan and Ukraine revealed Trend.az - Two documents will be signed between the two countries on gas supplies to a LNG terminal and the creation of a Ukrainian-Azerbaijan company to develop the

Mild winter to delay tighter LNG market-JPM Reuters Africa This could push the tightening of the global LNG market out to next winter in our view, given that large inventories of gas are likely to have been

Gazprom Export Rebound Delayed by Weather, Norway, RenCap Says Bloomberg - “Following a detailed analysis of European natural-gas market trends with respect to LNG, weather patterns and indigenous production, we are taking a more

McDermott Gains After Winning $2 Billion Contract: Houston Mover BusinessWeek The Ichthys LNG project is a joint venture between Inpex Corp. and Total SA, with Inpex holding 76 percent, according to McDermott's statement

Qatar Gas, Nordstream, Gasunie and Gate Terminal big winners at ... Zawya Nordstream won the award for "Pipeline of the Year", Gasunie the "TSO of the Year", Gate Terminal the "LNG Project of the Year" and Khalid Bin Khalifa Al

McDermott Awarded INPEX Ichthys Subsea Contract EON: Enhanced Online News (press release) This is a large scale and complex development, and we are firmly behind promoting the success of thisLNG project.” The Ichthys LNG Project is a Joint

BPMigas demands certainty over buyers of FSRU's gas Jakarta Post Thus, if Pertamina failed to absorb the allocated gas and the government had to sell it in the wrong time, such as when the demand for LNG was sluggish,

ABB energy management for cruise ferry The Motorship In line with Viking Line's environmental commitments, the ferry will use LNG as fuel, claimed to be a first for a passenger vessel of this size

McDermott International wins $2B contract, shares up Bizjournals.com ... a Japanese exploration and production company, and Total, a French oil company. It is expected to produce 8.4 million tons of LNG per year.

Norwegians to take on LNG, Poles to drill for shale gas Baltic Times - By Linas Jegelevicius KLAIPEDA - Lithuania announced on Monday that it has picked the Norwegian company Hoegh LNG to build a liquefied natural gas terminal

China increases stake in Australia LNG UPI.com - Chinese oil giant Sinopec has finalized a $1.1 billion deal to increase supply and raise its equity in the Australia-Pacific LNG project in

'US enticing Pakistan with cheap gas' Press TV - The article says the US has stepped up efforts to lobby Pakistan to abandon not only the IP gas pipeline project, but also liquefied natural gas (LNG)

US to become LNG exporter by 2016 UPI.com - This would make the United States a net LNG exporter by that year. US President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union address Tuesday, called for an

Turnabout Is Fairest Play Brownsville is the latest location to experience the satisfaction that comes from liquefaction. - Site Selection The past two years have seen a literal reversal, as it's become apparent the rest of the world is interested in U.S. natural gas converted to liquid form.