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November 25, 2019

Qatar raises LNG production target by 64%

Qatar Petroleum has announced that it will raise Qatar’s LNG production capacity to 126 MTPA by 2027, representing an increase of 64% from the current 77 MTPA. The confirmed gas reserves of the North Field exceed 1,760 TCF, in addition to more than 70 billion barrels of condensates, and massive quantities of LPG, ethane, and helium.

Edited from Qatar Petroleum press release

November 25, 2019

Gunvor signs agreement with Commonwealth LNG

Gunvor and Commonwealth LNG have entered into a Strategic LNG Marketing & Gas Supply Agreement in relation to Commonwealth’s LNG export project in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Under the agreement, Gunvor will support Commonwealth in securing binding LNG offtake and gas supply agreements for the full capacity of the facility. In addition, Gunvor will commit to take up to 3 MTPA of LNG offtake from the facility.

Edited from Commonwealth LNG press release

November 21, 2019

Enagás inaugurates new LNG supply point

Enagás’s start-up, Scale Gas, and Grupo ALZ inaugurated a new supply point for LNG and CNG at the El Oliveral filling station (Riba-roja de Túria, Valencia). This new natural gas supply point for vehicles makes this filling station one of the first in Spain to integrate LNG and CNG as alternative fuels within the services it offers. Scale Gas has invested in the natural gas supply facility and will be responsible for its maintenance, while Grupo ALZ will be responsible for the supply of natural gas to users.

Edited from Enagás press release

November 20, 2019

Titan LNG completes first STS LNG bunkering

In a joint effort between the North Sea Port and Titan LNG, the first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the port of Ghent took place. Titan LNG delivered around 150 tons of LNG to The Fure Valo, an LNG powered tanker, built in 2018 and owned by the Swedish company Furetank. Last year Titan LNG delivered LNG by truck-to-ship, as the first in the North Sea Port of Ghent.

Edited from Titan LNG press release

November 13, 2019

Petronet LNG starts India’s first LNG bus

Petronet LNG has introduced LNG as an automotive fuel in India. India's First commercial AC bus run on LNG as fuel and 1st LNG dispensing station commissioned at Dahej terminal. The company has installed LNG dispensing stations both at Dahej and Kochi terminals and procured buses to run on LNG as fuel at both locations. The LNG dispensing station and buses at Kochi are under final stages of commissioning and shall be commissioned soon.

Edited from Petronet LNG press release