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August 29, 2019

US natural gas sold from Poland to Ukraine

Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) has purchased a cargo of LNG from the US, and then – following regasification – sold the natural gas to Energy Resources of Ukraine (ERU). The contracted LNG tanker will arrive at the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal in Świnoujście at the beginning of November. LNG will be injected into the Polish transmission system after regasification, from where it will reach Ukraine and ERU via the gas connection in Hermanowice. Supplies to ERU will be carried out until the end of 2019.

Edited from PGNiG Press Release

August 22, 2019

Eesti Energia uses KLAIPĖDA LNG Terminal

Eesti Energia, an Estonian energy trader in the Baltic States, Finland, Sweden and Poland will start using services of Klaipėda LNG Terminal operated by JSC Klaipėdos nafta. It is planned that the first cargo of Eesti Energia in the history of Klaipėda LNG Terminal will arrive at the end of September.

Edited from JSC Klaipėdos nafta Press Release

August 21, 2019

New LNG import terminal in Equatorial Guinea

The first LNG import terminal has been inaugurated this week at the Port of Akonikien in Equatorial Guinea. The facility has a storage capacity of 14,000 cubic meters in 12 bullet tanks, which allows LNG to be distributed on the mainland. A truck loading station is also being installed. The project has been carried out by Elite Construcciones and is part of the LNG2AFRICA initiative.

August 21, 2019

Shell charters LNG-fueled tankers

Shell has agreed a long-term deal to charter a fleet of 10 LNG – fueled crude oil and oil products tankers to decarbonize shipping. The vessels will be ready by 2021 and will contribute to achieving IMO’s target of greenhouse gas emissions reduction (50% by 2050) in shipping.

August 19, 2019

Cameron LNG commences its commercial operations

Sempra LNG announced that Cameron LNG's first train of the liquefaction-export project in Hackberry, La., has begun commercial operations under Cameron LNG's tolling agreements. Train 1 is part of Phase 1 of the Cameron LNG liquefaction-export project which includes a projected export capacity of 12 MTPA of LNG.

Edited by Sempra Energy press relaease