The Japanese Ministry of Finance said on February 27 imports of liquefied natural gas in January increased 1.8 percent from December, but were down year-on-year, UPI has reported.
Sochi hosted on February 23 the signing of a memorandum-roadmap between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer of Shell, Gazprom’s press office has said.
Hyundai Heavy Industries has held a naming ceremony for the world’s first newbuilding LNG floating storage regasification unit (LNG FSRU), ordered from Höegh LNG in June 2011, World Maritime News reported on February 20.
Argentina is seeking Qatari support to build a new LNG terminal to enhance the country’s gas receiving capacity from Qatar, The Peninsula reported on February 18.
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company has awarded the first commercial license for its innovative InteliRed™ remote gas detection system to co-developer Providence Photonics, LLC, ExxonMobil’s press office said on February 17.
Investment in Russia’s oil and gas industry will reach 2-3 trillion rubles by 2020, deputy energy minister Kirill Molodtsov has said. Development of oil deposits in East Siberia is to begin soon the development of West Siberian deposits to follow.
Japan is set to expand its companies’ presence in liquefied natural gas projects on Russia’s Far Eastern island of Sakhalin and Vladivostok, a city in the Primorsky Territory, and to provide financial assistance to these projects, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
A huge upsurge in use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as an energy source is generating demand for a new generation of specialized ships, with China competing hard with Japan, South Korea and even India to build them, Global Times reported on February 10.
Japanese utility Tohoku Electric Power Co said on February 4 it has signed a 15-year contract to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatargas 3 from 2016, Reuters has reported.