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February 10, 2020

Qatargas and Shell sign long term SPA to supply LNG to Kuwait

Qatargas announced the signing of a new, long term LNG SPA with Shell to deliver 1 MTPA of LNG to the State of Kuwait, commencing this year. ​​The SPA provides for the supply of LNG from Qatargas 4, a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum (70%) and Shell (30%).

Edited from Qatargas Nafta press release

February 6, 2020

Total sells its interest in the Fos Cavaou to Elengy

Total has divested its 27.5% interest in Fosmax LNG, operator of the Fos Cavaou LNG terminal to Elengy, Fosmax LNG’s shareholder with a 72.5% stake. Total retains its regasification capacity of around 5.5 MTPA at the terminal, equivalent to some 90% of its overall capacity.

Edited from Total press release

February 3, 2020

Klaipedos Nafta will operate Brazilian terminal

Klaipedos Nafta (KN), Lithuanian LNG terminal operator, has been appointed as the operator of an LNG terminal in the Brazilian Port of Açu. KN assumes the responsibility for the provision of safe, reliable and efficient operations, including maintenance of the jetty and its installations, gas pipeline and gas metering stations as well as supporting the commissioning of the terminal. The terminal at the port of Açu is due to start operations in 2020 for the commissioning of GNA’s Thermal Power Plant, UTE GNA I.

Edited from Klaipedos Nafta press release

February 2, 2020

Mundra terminal receives commissioning cargo

Mundra LNG import terminal has received a commissioning LNG cargo from Qatargas. The cargo was loaded in Ras Laffan on 17 January on the Q-Flex LNG vessel Murwab and it arrived at the terminal on 22 January. The terminal is located in Adani Ports and Special Economic zone in the Kutch district of the western Indian state of Gujarat. Its nominal capacity is 5 MTPA of LNG and it can receive vessels with a capacity between 75,000 m3 and 260,000 m3. The terminal comprises of two storage tanks – each with an overall capacity of 160,000 m3.

Edited from Qatargas press release

January 31, 2020

Gasum delivers LNG to Equinor’s crude tankers

Gasum and Equinor have signed an agreement under which Gasum will deliver LNG to Equinor’s new crude shuttle tankers. The supply will commence when the shuttle tankers start operating during 2020. The LNG bunkering deliveries will mainly take place off Skagen, the most northern part of Denmark, and at Mongstad, close to Bergen, Norway. Gasum will utilize its Coralius LNG bunker vessel to perform this service.

Edited from Gasum press release

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