Middle East

Technip Energies OQ’s Marsa LNG project in Oman

Technip Energies has been awarded a substantial contract by TotalEnergies and OQ for the Marsa LNG bunkering project located in Sohar, Oman.

TotalEnergies launches the Marsa LNG project and deploys it's multi-energy strategy in the Sultanate of Oman

During a visit in Muscat, Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies met with His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Saidand His Excellency Eng. Salim bin Nasser Al Aufi, Minister of Energy & Minerals, to reaffirm the long-term partnership between TotalEnergies and the Sultanate of Oman.

Oman LNG forges strategic partnership with BOTAS for LNG supply to Turkey

Oman LNG solidifies its global energy presence by entering into a strategic partnership with BOTAS, aimed at supplying LNG to Turkey and fostering international collaboration in the energy sector.

Asia spot LNG at fresh three-month high on supply concerns

Asian spot LNG prices rose this week to a new three-month high due to supply concerns amid tensions in the Middle East and a drop in feedgas deliveries to two LNG terminals in the U.S.

Drive energy efficiency and reduce emissions with dry gas sealing solutions

4/16/2024

Centrifugal compressors play a critical role in efficiently transporting the large volumes of natural gas used as a feedstock and fuel source in industries ranging from oil and gas to petrochemicals to liquefied natural gas (LNG). An effective sealing system is crucial to keeping a compressor running at peak efficiency. This article details the benefits of utilizing dry gas seals in these operations.

Global Projects Data

4/16/2024

A quick look at total project numbers by region.

OCP and Fortescue to partner to develop green energy, hydrogen and ammonia in Morocco

OCP Group and Fortescue Energy announced a landmark JV in Morocco which aims to supply green hydrogen, ammonia, and fertilizers to Morocco, Europe, and international markets.

ACME Group and Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies to jointly explore hydrogen value chains from Oman to Europe

ACME Group and Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on a feasibility study to explore the joint development of large-scale hydrogen supply chains from ACME’s projects in Oman to supply hubs in Europe using the innovative LOHC technology.

Shell sees significantly lower Q1 LNG trading results

Shell said it expects significantly lower results from its LNG trading business in the first quarter of 2024 compared with the previous three months.

Aramco awards $7.7-B contracts to add 1.5 Bscfd of raw gas to Fadhili Gas Plant

Aramco awarded engineering, procurement and construction contracts worth $7.7 B for a major expansion of its Fadhili Gas Plant in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.

QatarEnergy to charter 19 new LNG vessels expanding fleet further

QatarEnergy CEO Saad Al Kaabi announced that the company has finalized a number of charter contracts with several Asian ship owners to bolster its shipping fleet by 19 LNG vessels ahead of a massive expansion in LNG output.

ExxonMobil ahead of schedule on doubling LNG portfolio, exec says

ExxonMobil is ahead of schedule with its plan to double the size of its LNG portfolio to 40 MMtpy by 2030 and will focus on selling its own gas rather than trading that of third parties.

Saudi Aramco gas output to rise 60% by 2030

Saudi state energy giant Saudi Aramco will increase gas output by 60% by 2030, Aramco's Executive Vice President for Strategy and Corporate Development Ashraf Al Ghazzawi said at an energy conference.

Global LNG market will 'be tight' until 2026 - TotalEnergies CEO

The global LNG market will be tight until 2026, Patrick Pouyanne, CEO of TotalEnergies, said at a conference in Houston.

Shell publishes Energy Transition Strategy 2024

Shell has published its first energy transition update since the launch of its Powering Progress strategy in 2021 and with this energy transition update, Shell is focusing on how the same strategy delivers “less emissions”.

Technip Energies, JGC, and NPCC got limited approval for ADNOC’s Ruwais LNG Project in the UAE

Technip Energies, leader of a joint venture with JGC and NPCC, have received a Limited Notice To Proceed from ADNOC to commence early engineering, procurement and construction activities at the Ruwais low-carbon LNG project, located in Al Ruwais Industrial City, Abu Dhabi.

Israeli gas producer NewMed says ADNOC buy-in offer on hold

A $2-B offer by Abu Dhabi's national oil company and to buy a 50% stake in Israeli gas producer NewMed has been put on hold due to uncertainty in the region.

ADNOC issues early EPC award for Ruwais LNG Project

ADNOC announced that it has issued a Limited Notice to Proceed for early engineering, procurement and construction activities to a joint venture, led by Technip Energies, with JGC Corporation and National Petroleum Construction Company PJSC for its low-carbon LNG project in Al Ruwais Industrial City, Abu Dhabi.

Global Project Data

3/7/2024

A snapshot of the global gas processing and LNG project landscape.

Mitigating methane emissions: Digital strategies for the energy industry

3/7/2024

As the world continues to prioritize solutions to curb climate change, more digital tools will help scale innovation and assist hard-to-abate industries with accelerating their GHG mitigation efforts. This article dives into how digital technologies are helping to mitigate emissions.

Optimized high-pressure injection system design

3/7/2024

This article details an optimization opportunity that was taken in a high-pressure injection system after a thorough evaluation during the Hawiyah Unayzah Gas Reservoir Storage (HUGRS) project in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Aramco, UAE's ADNOC in talks to invest in U.S. LNG projects

Gulf oil giants Saudi Aramco and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company are in talks to invest in U.S. LNG projects, as they step up competition with oil majors and regional rival Qatar in the booming super-chilled gas market.

Vitol close to buying Exxon, QatarEnergy stakes in Italy LNG terminal

Vitol-backed energy storage company VTTI is close to acquiring a majority stake in Italy's biggest LNG import terminal from Exxon Mobil, opens new tab and QatarEnergy.

Iran to reach 1.3 Bcm of gas output a day in five years, minister says

Iran's gas output will reach 1.3 Bcm per day in five years, Iran's Oil Minister Javad Owji said, up from 1.07 Bcm per day currently.

Endesa's CEO upbeat about $585-MM Nigerian LNG contract arbitration

Endesa CEO Jose Bogas said he was optimistic about the outcome of a $585-MM arbitration case related to a price review of a long-term LNG supply contract in Nigeria.

bp plans to invest $1.5 B in Egypt gas projects

bp is preparing to invest about $1.5 B to develop gas projects and drilling in Egypt over the next three to four years.

Global LNG demand seen rising in 2024 from China, Europe

Global LNG demand will grow in 2024 with top buyer China back in the market and consumption in Europe rising.

Israel says gas exports to Egypt, Jordan rose 25% in 2023

Israel said on Monday that gas supplies to Egypt and Jordan rose by about 25% in 2023, despite brief disruptions at the start of the war in Gaza, adding that exports could be expanded further.

Qatar's new LNG expansion plans to squeeze out U.S., other rivals

Qatar's planned expansion of LNG production could see it control nearly 25% share of the global market by 2030 and squeeze out rival projects including in the U.S. where President Biden paused new export approvals, market experts say.

MAMII expands membership with Chevron, Seapeak, and TotalEnergies joining the initiative

Leading energy companies TotalEnergies and Chevron, and major gas carrier Seapeak, have joined the Methane Abatement in Maritime Innovation Initiative, led by SafetyTech Accelerator.