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January 5th, 2012 LNG Headlines

Hyundai Heavy Develops its own FLNG Model - Hyundai Heavy Industries Press Release - Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's biggest shipbuilder and offshore facilities contractor announced today that the Company completed developing its own Hyundai FLNG (Floating Liquefied Natural Gas Plant) model

Should the US export its natural gas? A debate flares. Washington Post (blog) - The liquified-natural-gas (LNG) Elba Island terminal near Savannah, Ga. (Stephen Morton/Bloomberg) On the surface, there's an alluring logic in exporting

Lawmaker questions merits of natural gas exports Reuters - The Energy Department last year approved the first application by Cheniere Energy, which inked a $8 billion, 20-year deal to sell liquefied natural gas to

Markey warns Chu on gas export plans The Hill (blog) ... Wednesday asking for a number of details about the consequences of seven pending applications to export liquefied natural gas and DOE's review process

Alaska's major oil producers converge for rare meeting with state lawmakers Alaska Dispatch - In it, he said "commercialization of North Slope natural gas reserves is important ... on a gas line that delivers liquefied natural gas to markets in Asia

Cove eyes East Africa potential in $1bn sale Mail & Guardian Online - Asian LNG buyers such as Tokyo Gas, Korea Gas Corp and Chinese oil companies CNOOC, Sinopec and PetroChina have in recent years been snapping up stakes in

E. Africa explorer Cove eyes $1 billion sale Reuters Africa - British oil and gas explorer Cove Energy has ... liquid natural gas(LNG) project, which is currently at the design stage

Cove Energy puts company up for sale Proactive Investors UK - Today however Cove acknowledged that this minority interest in the Mozambique Offshore Area 1 block, which hosts the LNG project, represents a substantial

East African Explorer Cove Energy Jumps to Record on Sale Plan BusinessWeek -  The partners have found 15 trillion to 30 trillion cubic feet of recoverable gas, enough to support production of liquefied natural gas to supply Asian

Gas from Northern Norway through the Northern Sea Route Barents Observer - The Norwegian company Knutsen OAS Shipping has received permission from Russian authorities to transport LNG from Snøhvit to Japan along the Northern Sea

TEXT-S&P:KOGAS' global medium-term note program rated 'A' Reuters Africa - ... the company's strong business profile, based on its solid market position as Korea's sole transmitter and distributor of liquefied natural gas (LNG)

Elering Chairman Criticizes Gas Exchange Plan ERR News - The move was made in preparation for creating a common gas market in Finland and the Baltic states once liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals are built in

U.K. to Become World's Third-Biggest LNG Buyer International Business Times AU - Pan EurAsian Enterprises Inc. in Raleigh, North Carolina said Britain imported a record 19.6 million metric tonnes of LNG last year, a 32 percent increase

Natural-gas plans threaten greenhouse-gas targets Globe and Mail - Premier Christy Clark promised to develop three LNG plants by 2020 in her government's Throne Speech last year, and development of the natural-gas industry

Global LNG Demand to Boost Shippers' Profits International Business Times AU - By Esther Tanquintic-Misa | January 5, 2012 11:06 AM EST Tankers hauling liquefied natural gas (LNG) ought to brace themselves not only for a busy

Changfeng Announces Regulatory Approval of Natural Gas Utilization Project in Xiangtan City, Hunan Province, China - Marketwire - he regulatory approval signals the operational launch of the Project. Pursuant to the approval, a 79.85-mu (approximately 5.3 hectares) piece of land will be assigned

Supporters of LNG 'confident' after meeting with Taoiseach The Kerryman - By DÓNAL NOLAN THERE is renewed optimism along the Ballylongford landbank following what was described as a satisfactory meeting between Shannon LNG project

Jordan, Qatar review LNG options UPI.com - The Jordanian government is said to be examining the possibility of getting natural gas from gulf states or tap into liquefied natural gas from its

SBM scoops Ichthys Oz turret gig Upstream Online - ... to be installed with the large floating production, storage and offloading vessel at the Ichthysliquefied natural gas project off Western Australia.

Global LNG Demand to Boost Shippers' Profits NASDAQ - Tankers hauling liquefied natural gas ( LNG ) ought to brace themselves not only for a busy operational turnover scheduling of transporting the chilled gas

Reliance, Apollo Are Said to Weigh Purchase of El Paso Unit - Bloomberg - Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) and Apollo Global Management LLC are among companies in talks to buy El Paso Corp. (EP)’s oil and natural-gas exploration and

Markey warns Chu on gas export plans The Hill (blog) ... Wednesday asking for a number of details about the consequences of seven pending applications to export liquefied natural gas and DOE's review process