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Talks to avert strike called as Chevron Australia LNG workers reject deal

Planned work stoppages next week at two of Australia's largest LNG facilities are scheduled to go ahead unless mediation can produce a deal after workers at Chevron rejected the company's offer on pay and conditions.

Tanzania names new energy minister to oversee LNG development

Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan named a new energy minister as part of a cabinet reshuffle, ahead of expected cabinet approval for a $42-B LNG project.

Chevron's Australia LNG ops could face daily 10-hr stoppages as union fight escalates

Chevron's two major LNG production facilities in Australia could face daily work stoppages of up to 10 hours next week after unions on Tuesday threatened labor action in a dispute over pay and conditions.

Woodside, unions reach deal at Australian LNG facility, workers meet to ratify

Woodside Energy reached an in-principle agreement with unions at Australia's LNG project, potentially averting a disruption to supplies from one of the world's biggest exporters of the super-chilled fuel.

U.S. natural gas groups oppose federal plan to eliminate methane leaks

U.S. natural gas trade groups on Wednesday opposed federal pipeline regulators' proposed methane leak detection rules to address the climate-change crisis.

Workers begin strike vote at Chevron's LNG facilities in Australia

Chevron faces the prospect of work stoppages or even an all-out strike at Australia's second largest LNG plant at Gorgon and at its Wheatstone operations after voting opened for a union ballot.

Woodside, unions remain at odds over wages at Australia's largest LNG facility

Woodside Energy said "positive progress" was being made on wage disputes at Australia's largest LNG facility even as a union alliance said key differences remained ahead of further talks.

LNG's calm veneer stripped by Australia strike threat

The comfort that had characterized natural gas markets in Asia and Europe in recent months was shown to be a mere illusion by the threat of strike action at three major Australian LNG plants.

Australia regulator clears way for strike vote at Chevron LNG plants

Australia's labor regulator cleared the way for strike action at Chevron's Wheatstone and Gorgon LNG facilities if workers vote in favor of such a step, fueling concerns the country's exports could be cut.

Chevron, Woodside in talks to avert Australian LNG strikes

Chevron and Woodside Energy Group are holding talks with unions to avert threatened strikes over pay and conditions at facilities that together supply about 10% of the LNG market.

German environmental group sues private LNG terminal in Lubmin

A German environmental group said it had filed a lawsuit against a privately operated LNG terminal on the Baltic coast, saying it causes noise pollution and is too small to be exempted from environmental permits.

Suez Canal tugboat sinks after collision with LPG tanker

A Suez Canal tugboat sank and one of its crew was missing after it collided with a Hong Kong-flagged LPG tanker though shipping traffic in the strategically important waterway was largely unaffected, the canal authority said.

Nigeria's Tinubu hails significant new gas-fired power plant

Nigeria began construction of a 1,350 megawatt gas-fired power plant near its capital Abuja, the first major project under President Bola Tinubu, who promised to improve erratic electricity supply and spur sluggish economic growth

Nigeria turns to natural gas for fuel as petrol prices rise after subsidy removal

Nigeria is turning to gas as an alternative fuel after it scrapped a popular but costly subsidy on petrol that has seen pump prices rise sharply, angering motorists and businesses that use petrol to generate their own power.

Nigerians turn to gas to power their generators as petrol prices soar

Nigerians modify their home power generators to run on LPG rather than gasoline.

Spain activates all its gas plants to cope with heatwave

Spain had to resort to all available gas plants to cope with growing electricity demand triggered by the scorching temperatures in recent days.

MAN Energy Solutions and Shell join forces to drive decarbonization solutions

MAN Energy Solutions and Shell have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the potential of combining their individual competencies and technologies to achieve their climate goals and support their customers in their decarbonization efforts.

Bangladesh power cuts may last two more weeks on fuel shortages

Bangladesh could face power cuts for two more weeks, its power minister said, as higher electricity consumption because of rising temperatures has caused a fuel shortfall for generation plants.

Leadership changes announced at Gulf Energy Information

Gulf Energy Information (Gulf), a century-old provider of information to the global oil and gas and energy industries, has announced changes to its leadership structure, effective August 1, 2023.

How tech is laying the foundation for future LNG success and compliance

5/19/2023

This article details some of the ways LNG operators are embracing and deploying technology to close the gaps that exist in their ESG compliance infrastructures and emerging operational needs.

Bangladesh rocked by power cuts as cyclone hits gas supply

Bangladesh faced its worst power cuts in over seven months as a deadly storm forced the closure of both its floating LNG terminals, less than a month after a scorching heatwave caused widespread outages in the south Asian country.

Axens to provide tech for the complete gas treatment chain at CSV Albright Sour Gas Processing Plant in Canada

Axens has been selected to supply the technologies for the Acid Gas Removal unit and the Sulphur Recovery unit of the Albright Sour Gas Processing Plant to be constructed by CSV Midstream Solutions Corp. in Alberta, Canada.

Indian court upholds tribunal ruling favoring Reliance in gas sale case

Delhi High Court has upheld the ruling of an arbitration panel favoring Reliance Industries and its foreign partners in a dispute over gas migration from fields operated by state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd , a court order shows.

Countdown to 26th World Energy Congress begins with release of Global Energy Leaders Survey

The countdown to the 26th World Energy Congress, to be held in Rotterdam from 22-25 April 2024, has begun as the World Energy Council launches event registration and simultaneously releases the results of its latest Pulse Survey.

Capstone Industrial Training Solutions joins Solaris Management Consultants Inc.

Capstone Industrial Training Solutions is pleased to be joining Solaris Management Consultants Inc. and their group of companies to create a complete turnkey services partnership for the energy industry.

French strikes hit refining, LNG imports

France's fuel supplies have been disrupted by more than three weeks of strikes against the government's pension overhaul, with production halted at three of its seven refineries, reduced at two, and two others undergoing maintenance.

Tellurian chairman's shares sold to cover loan

U.S. LNG developer Tellurian said over $25.3 MM worth of its shares belonging to Executive Chairman Charif Souki were transferred and sold over the last month to cover a loan, securities filings showed.

Managing the new risk profile of energy transition projects

2/1/2023

The time is ripe to realize the vision of a clean energy future.

Executive Q & A: How oil & gas companies can navigate the energy transition

2/1/2023

Gas Processing & LNG had the opportunity to speak with Alexandra Gajewski, Vice President, Energy Transition Solutions for Quorum Software, to discuss environmental, social and governance (ESG) and energy transition strategies.

Protecting the workplace and employees: The critical role of security technology

12/1/2022

When it comes to the benefits that an integrated security solution offers to suppliers in the energy sector, the first topic of discussion is almost always centered on minimizing risk to physical site assets and data.