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September 3, 2019

Papua New Guinea, to go ahead with LNG project

The Government of Papua New Guinea has allowed the Papua LNG project to proceed following a review of the previously signed gas agreement. The expected capcity of the project is around 8 MTPA for the three trains (~2.67 mmtpa each). It is expected that the project will now go into the FEED phase. The delivery of its first LNG cargo is planned for 2024.

September 2, 2019

Qatar books long-term capacity at Zeebrugge

QTL (Qatar Terminal Limited) and Fluxys LNG have signed a long-term LNG Services agreement as the outcome of the subscription window held from 30 April to 24 May 2019 for services at the Zeebrugge LNG terminal. As a result, QTL will subscribe unloading slots at the facility from the expiry of the current long-term unloading contracts and up to 2044. During the subscription window the market was offered unloading slots and additional storage services at the facility over subsequent periods up to 2044.

Edited from Fluxys press release

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 27, 2019

HÖEGH LNG announces delivery of 10th FSRU

Höegh LNG has delivered its 10th FRSU which has been constructed by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea. The facility has a storage capacity of 170 000 m3 of LNG and a regasification capacity of 750 mmscf/d. After the 18-month interim time charter party with Cheniere which will start as from September 2019,  the vessel is planned to move to Australia for AIE’s FSRU project in Port Kembla.

Edited from Höegh LNG 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