infrastructure

LNG newbuilding values at record high

The number of LNG newbuilding orders have more than doubled from the same period last year where 34 orders were placed, compared to 78 in the first five months of 2024, an increase of c.129%.

Williams seeks to put more of US natural gas project into service

U.S. energy company Williams WMB.N sought permission from a federal energy regulator on Friday to put more of the Regional Energy Access natural gas project already under construction into service by July 1.

Golden Pass LNG construction turmoil to delay Texas plant's startup

The startup of Golden Pass LNG, the QatarEnergy and ExxonMobil $11-B JV LNG project in Texas, has been delayed by at least six months due to construction turmoil, according to analysts.

QatarEnergy selects CPC as North Field expansion partner, signs 4 MMtpy LNG SPA for 27 years

QatarEnergy signed definitive agreements with CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC) covering the long-term supply of LNG to CPC and partnership in the North Field East (NFE) LNG expansion project.

CO2next project achieves important milestones for developing a liquid CO2 terminal in Rotterdam

CO2next aims to build a liquid CO2 terminal at the Maasvlakte in the port of Rotterdam, that can be used by customers not connected to a CO2 pipeline to ship liquid CO2.

Egyptian fertilizer plants shut down temporarily due to gas supply pressures

Gas supplies will gradually resume flowing as of Thursday to fertilizer factories in Egypt after several chemical and fertilizer companies shut down plants on a temporary basis.

Scorching heat drives India's gas-fired power use to multi-year highs in May

Sweltering heat and policy measures are fueling a surge in the use of gas-fired power in India, with imports of LNG forecast to rise sharply over the next two years.

Norway eyes faster ramp-up of gas export to Britain

The resumption on Friday of Norwegian gas exports to Britain via the Langeled pipeline will progress at a faster pace than initially planned, Norwegian system operator Gassco said.

Air Liquide to invest over $250 MM in new high-purity industrial gas plant

The new $250-MM plant will supply ultra-pure nitrogen and other gases to Micron Technology, Inc. and other customers in the area.

Bio-CNG-fueled fleets in California (U.S.) achieved carbon-negativity for fourth straight year

The Transport Project (TTP) and Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) – with partner California Renewable Transportation Alliance – announced that California fleets fueled with bio-CNG achieved carbon-negativity in their transportation operations last calendar year for the fourth straight year.

Saudi Aramco holding LNG talks with Tellurian, NextDecade

Aramco is in talks with U.S. firms Tellurian and NextDecade on two separate LNG projects as the Saudi firm seeks to boost its gas trading and production.

U.S. natural gas prices fell after a volatile 2022

As average prices of U.S. natural gas fell in 2023, natural gas prices also became less volatile compared with 2022.

Decarbonizing the Pilbara-to-Asia export trade route: Joint study demonstrates pathway to net-zero emissions

A recent joint study revealed that well-to-wake emissions in the Pilbara-to-Asia iron ore export trade route can be reduced by over 90% by 2050 through the use of liquefied methane (LNG).

Gas Networks Ireland to connect new €63-MM Bia Energy biomethane plant directly to its network

Partnership with Bia Energy will be the first direct entry point for renewable biomethane in the greater Dublin area.

Aethon Energy to acquire Tellurian's integrated upstream assets

Tellurian Inc. and Aethon Energy Management announced an agreement for Aethon to acquire Tellurian’s integrated upstream assets for $260 MM, alongside a Heads of Agreement for Aethon to purchase 2 MMtpy of LNG from Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG plant.

Japan, EU agree to work on creating hydrogen demand and supply

Japan and the European Union agreed to work together on policies related to creating demand and supply for clean hydrogen as well as to cooperate in advancing technologies to develop the new fuel

Norway outage pushes European gas prices to highest this year

Norway's gas exports to Europe fell sharply on Monday as a shutdown of the offshore Sleipner hub halted operations at the Nyhamna onshore processing plant, pipeline operator Gassco said, lifting European prices to their highest level this year.

Goldman Sachs: Global LNG market to grow by 50% by 2029

Growth in oil investment shows signs of peaking in non-OPEC countries, while investment in liquified natural gas (LNG) is expected to increase more than 50% by 2029, according to Goldman Sachs Research.

SUBLIME Energies introduces novel biogas liquefaction technology

SUBLIME Energies' new biogas liquefaction process efficiently transports and pools biogas produced by multiple farms, reducing initial investments and operating costs.

Hawai'i Gas selects Eurus Energy America, Bana Pacific for hydrogen and renewable natural gas projects

Hawaiʻi Gas, the state’s only regulated gas utility, announced the selection of two projects from its 2023 request for proposals (RFP) for renewable hydrogen and renewable natural gas (RNG), key resources that will enable the company to shift away from its reliance on fossil fuel.

Extreme Asian heat spurs LNG demand ahead of summer months

Extreme temperatures across Asia are driving up liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand in the region as importers seek cargoes ahead of summer, with imports in South Asia hitting records.

Woodside gets $1 B in funding for Scarborough LNG project

Woodside will receive $1 B in funding for its flagship Scarborough LNG project from state-owned Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

German cabinet approves bill to accelerate hydrogen power expansion

Germany's cabinet approved a bill to fast-track the construction of hydrogen infrastructure, import and production facilities as Berlin bets on the fuel to help decarbonize Europe's biggest economy.

AltaGas and Royal Vopak take FID on large-scale LPG terminal

AltaGas Ltd. and Royal Vopak are pleased to announce a positive final investment decision (FID) on the Ridley Island Energy Export Facility (REEF), a large-scale liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and bulk liquids terminal with rail, logistics and marine infrastructure on Ridley Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Southeast Asia's $220-B gas expansion plans to boost power/LNG capacity

Southeast Asia has more than $220 B in projects that could raise Southeast Asia's gas-fired power capacity by more than 100 GW, doubling the current level, and raise LNG imports into the region by 80%.

India's Adani Total considering building more plants in India for LNG import

Adani Total Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between India's Adani Group and France's TotalEnergies, is considering building more plants in India to import LNG to meet the growing demand for the cleaner fuel.

China plans CO2 emission cuts in key sectors by 1% of 2023 level

China aims to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of key industries by an amount equivalent to about 1% of the 2023 national total through efficiency gains in everything from steel production to transportation.

ConocoPhillips to acquire Marathon Oil Corporation for $22.5 B

ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil Corporation announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which ConocoPhillips will acquire Marathon Oil in an all-stock transaction with an enterprise value of $22.5 B.

Congo Brazzaville becomes an LNG exporting country

After years of either declining or stable domestic natural gas production, the Republic of the Congo began exporting LNG for the first time when the first phase of a two-phase FLNG project began operating in February 2024.

TES, OQ Alternative Energy sign JSA for an e-NG facility in Oman

TES and OQ Alternative Energy announced that they have entered in a Joint Study Agreement to assess the development of an e-NG facility in Oman.