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June 19, 2019

Tokyo Gas signs a 5-year LNG supply HOA with Sumitomo

Tokyo Gas announced the signing of an HOA regarding the sale and purchase of LNG with Sumitomo Joint Electric Power. Tokyo Gas will supply approximately 170,000 tons of LNG per annum to Sumitomo for a period of 5 years extending from FY2021 to FY2025.

Edited from Tokyo Gas press release.

June 18, 2019

Anadarko announces Mozambique LNG FID

Anadarko Petroleum and the co-venturers in Mozambique's Offshore Area 1 announced an FID on the Mozambique LNG project. This declaration of FID confirms the Area 1 Plan of Development is now effective with notice provided to the Government of Mozambique that all conditions precedent have been fulfilled, and the project can now advance to the construction phase. Mozambique LNG project will be Mozambique's first onshore LNG development, initially consisting of two LNG trains with total nameplate capacity of 12.88 MTPA to support the development of the Golfinho/Atum fields located entirely within Offshore Area 1.

Edited from Anadarko press release.

June 12, 2019

Gunvor signs 15-year LNG HoA with Commonwealth LNG

Commonwealth LNG and Gunvor Singapore have signed an HOA which anticipates the negotiation and finalization of a definitive 15-year LNG SPA for 1.5 MTPA of LNG offtake. Commonwealth LNG is an 8.4 MTPA LNG export terminal project on the U.S. Gulf Coast near Cameron, Louisiana and it expects to take an FID on the project in later 2020.

Edited from Commonwealth LNG press release.

June 12, 2019

PGNiG signs LNG SPA with Venture Global LNG

PGNiG has signed an agreement with Venture Global LNG to purchase an additional 1.5 MTPA of LNG. Under this agreement, the volume of LNG delivered to PGNiG from the Plaquemines terminal will increase from 1.0 to 2.5 MTPA. Deliveries will commence on the commercial operation date, currently expected in 2023. This new amendment raises PGNiG’s total commitment with Venture Global LNG projects to 3.5 MTPA, sourced from Calcasieu Pass (1.0 MTPA) and Plaquemines LNG (2.5 MTPA).

Edited from PGNiG press release.

June 11, 2019

Manga LNG inaugurates Tornio LNG receiving terminal

The Tornio Manga LNG receiving terminal has been inaugurated in Tornio, northern Finland. The project was led by Manga LNG, a joint venture between the Finnish companies Outokumpu Group, SSAB, Gasum and EPV Energy. This is the largest LNG receiving terminal in the entire Nordic region with a regasification capacity of 0.4 MTPA and a storage capacity of 50,000 m3. The terminal will supply natural gas to Outokumpu’s Tornio steel mill and LNG to local industries, mines, and other consumers in the region.

Edited from Wärtsilä press release.