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December 20, 2017
Qatargas and OMV sign 5-year LNG agreement
Qatargas today announced the signing of a new SPA with OMV, under which Qatargas will deliver up to 1.1 MTPA to the Austrian company for five years.
Commencing in January 2019, the LNG will be supplied from “Qatargas 4”, a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum (70%) and Shell (30%). The LNG will be delivered to Gate LNG Terminal in the Netherlands on board Qatargas’ chartered LNG vessels.
Edited from Qatargas press release.
December 6, 2017
First LNGC arrives at Soma LNG Terminal (Japan)
December 4, 2017
Total and CMA CGM sign LNG supply agreement
November 22, 2017
PGNiG signs 5-year LNG contract with Centrica
The contract is on a DES delivery basis and will begin in 2018. Up to 9 cargoes will be delivered to the Świnoujście LNG Terminal, where PGNiG recently booked additional regasification capacity. The primary source of LNG delivered under this contract shall be the Sabine Pass liquefaction plant.
Edited from PGNiG press release.
November 20, 2017
Second LNG import terminal in Pakistan inaugurated
LNG will be imported through the 170,000cbm BW Integrity FSRU. The terminal has a 5 MTPA total capacity. The new terminal will more than double Pakistan’s current LNG regasification capacity (4.5 MTPA).
The terminal should receive its first cargo on November 24.
The terminal has been developped by a consortium which includes Pakistan GasPort, BW Group, FOTCO and Trafigura.
More LNG terminals are also planned to start operations at Port Qasim in the next years. Pakistan's Prime Minister estimates that the country's demand for LNG will grow to about 30 MTPA by 2020.