natural gas

U.S. October LNG exports climb to second highest level on record

U.S. LNG producers ramped up exports in October, to 7.92 Mmt, according to data provider LSEG, the second-highest monthly level on record.

New Fortress Energy may need to reapply for Mexico LNG permit

The U.S. Department of Energy has warned New Fortress Energy if any portion of its Altamira floating LNG project is located onshore Mexico, the company will have to resubmit its application for an export permit.

Gazprom delivers second LNG shipment to China, taking Suez Canal

Russia's Gazprom delivered a second shipment of LNG to China, sending it via the Suez Canal rather than the northern sea route taken by the previous cargo.

Chevron in talks on 15-year LNG supply contracts into Europe

Chevron is negotiating contracts to supply LNG into Europe for up to 15 years as buyers expect the region to rely on imports for longer than previously thought.

Mitigating Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) with Liquid Coatings

The hidden dangers of corrosion under insulation (CUI) span the oil and gas industry from upstream operations to midstream infrastructure to downstream applications, including the production of liquified natural gas (LNG).

Enterprise Products doubles down on gas liquids with pipelines, processing plants

Energy pipeline operator Enterprise Products Partners will expand its natural gas liquids (NGLs) operations, adding a pipeline from Texas' Permian Basin, new plants to process natural gas, and converting an oil pipeline in Texas to NGLs.

Australia LNG workers vote in support for Chevron deal

An Australian union alliance's members voted in support to endorse deals on pay and conditions at Chevron's two LNG facilities in Australia.

Indonesia sees nearly 70 uncommitted LNG cargoes in 2026, seeks buyers

Indonesia sees nearly 70 uncommitted cargoes of LNG in 2026, energy ministry official Tutuka Ariadji said, as a number of gas projects are expected to come online in the coming years.

Russian piped gas exports to Europe down 2.4%, may fall by half in 2023

Natural gas pipeline exports to Europe by Russia's Gazprom were down 2.4% in October compared to September.

TES and University of Liège to complete first joint research on "e-NG for Closing the Carbon Loop from Morocco to Belgium"

TES and the Smart Grids group of the University of Liège have successfully wrapped up their first joint research aimed to evaluate the practicality and efficiency of creating carbon-neutral synthetic methane, also known as e-NG, in sun-rich areas of Morocco for use in Belgium.

India's Petronet hopes diplomatic row with Qatar will not hurt gas talks

The CEO of India's Petronet LNG said he hoped negotiations between India and Qatar to extend their long-term liquefied natural gas import deals beyond 2028 would not be harmed by a diplomatic row between the countries.

Egypt's natural gas imports drop to zero from 800 Mf3d

Egypt's natural gas imports fell to zero from 800 Mf3d, leading to more power cuts.

Germany's Scholz says his country willing to invest in Nigerian gas, minerals

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said his country was willing to invest in gas and critical minerals in Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producer, as he started a two-nation visit to sub-Saharan Africa.

TotalEnergies says Qatar LNG flows could be diverted from Europe

TotalEnergies said that LNG deliveries covered by a 27-year deal it signed with Qatar this month could be diverted to non-European countries if needed.

Seaside LNG takes delivery of new barge Clean Everglades

Executives from Seaside LNG, Polaris New Energy and their guests gathered at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding to christen the recently constructed LNG bunker barge Clean Everglades.

Freeport LNG gets approval to restart more of export plant in Texas (U.S.)

U.S. LNG company Freeport LNG received approval from federal energy regulators to take more steps to return its export plant in Texas to full operation.

Eni could more than double gas production in Indonesia

Italy's Eni could more than double its gas production in Indonesia thanks to the development of a recent discovery and potential synergies with assets it already owns.

Finland raises gas supply risk assessment due to pipeline rupture

Finland's National Emergency Supply Agency said it had raised its risk assessment for gas supply security in the Nordic country following the damage earlier this month to the Balticconnector gas pipeline.

Asia spot LNG prices steady on heating demand support

Asian spot LNG prices were little changed this week, as steady European heating demand supported prices despite forecasts of mild weather in the coming months.

Ghana hit by power outages due to limited gas supply

Several areas of Ghana were hit by power outages due to a drop in electricity generation after the West African country's power transmission company warned of limited gas supply for power generation.

TotalEnergies commissions its LNG Floating Terminal in the Port of Le Havre

TotalEnergies announces the commissioning of the Cape Ann, its FSRU for LNG located in the port of Le Havre. The terminal injected its first MWh of gas into the grid operated by GRTgaz, using LNG from Norway.

TotalEnergies targets FID on Matola LNG by Sept 2024

French energy company TotalEnergies expects to take a final investment decision on a planned new LNG import terminal at Mozambique's Matola port by September next year.

Finland LNG terminal to open booking for winter slots

Finland's Gasgrid, which operates the floating LNG import terminal at Inkoo, will be opening booking for its revised winter slots for three days to help maintain stable supplies after the loss of a pipeline.

Gascade gains mining approval for pipeline link to boost LNG flow from Ruegen to Lubmin

Gas grid company Gascade has obtained approval from mining authorities to complete a link for a pipeline linking Mukran port on the German Baltic Sea island of Ruegen with Lubmin on the mainland so that more LNG can flow.

Thailand soars from 11th to 8th in global LNG import rankings with 25% surge

Thailand has jumped from eleventh to eighth in the world ranking for imports of LNG, after purchases through October soared 25% from the same period in 2022.

Vaar Energi says Goliat field may supply gas to Hammerfest LNG

Vaar Energi said it will decide next year whether to send natural gas from Norway's Goliat petroleum field in the Arctic Barents Sea to the nearby Hammerfest LNG plant for export to world markets.

Svanehøj develops a complete high-pressure marine pump unit for LNG fuel

As demand for LNG-fueled vessels remains high, the marine pump specialist Svanehøj can now offer a high-pressure pump solution for two-stroke engines – a compact unit with three combined cold ends designed for optimal flow and longer service intervals.

South Korea's Hyundai, Saudi Aramco clinch $2.4 B gas plant deal

South Korea's Hyundai Engineering & Construction and Hyundai Engineering have signed a $2.4-B contract with oil giant Saudi Aramco to build a gas processing plant.

IEA says "unprecedented" supply surge could lead to LNG glut from 2025

An expected strong rise in LNG production capacity will ease prices and gas supply concerns, but also risks creating a supply glut.

Spain's industrial gas demand recovered in Q3

Demand for gas from Spain's industry increased by more than 25% in the third quarter from a year earlier, boosted by companies in the refining, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors.