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December 23, 2019

Cameron LNG starts production from Train 2

Cameron LNG announced that Train 2 has started producing LNG at its Hackberry, La., liquefaction-export facility. Commercial operations will follow completion of performance testing and receipt of the FERC authorization to commence service. The Cameron LNG liquefaction-export project includes three liquefaction trains with a projected export of 12 MTPA of LNG.

Edited from Cameron LNG press release

December 20, 2019

Pavilion Energy and Total affirm partnership in LNG bunkering

Pavilion Energy and Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS), have signed a 10-year fully-termed agreement to jointly develop an LNG bunker supply chain in the port of Singapore. The cooperation includes the shared long-term use of the 12,000 cbm GTT Mark III Flex membrane LNG bunker vessel (LNGBV) that will allow each party to supply LNG bunker to its respective customers.

Edited from Pavilion press release

December 18, 2019

Glencore acquires LNG business of Orsted

Glencore’s Oil division announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the LNG business of Orsted A/S. The agreement will involve Glencore novating a number of contracts, including the right to use 3 bcm of annual regasification capacity at the Gate terminal in Rotterdam until 2031. The agreement also includes a number of LNG supply contracts. The transaction is expected to close in the summer of 2020.

Edited from Glencore press release

December 11, 2019

Vitol signs 10-year LNG SPA with Nigeria LNG

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) and Vitol SA signed an LNG SPA for some of the remarketed volumes from NLNG’s Trains 1, 2 and 3. The executed agreement is for the supply of 0.5 MTPA of LNG for a 10 year term on a Delivered Ex-ship basis commencing October 2021.

Edited from Vitol press release

December 9, 2019

Freeport LNG starts commercial operations

Freeport LNG announced the start of commercial operations for its first liquefaction train. Commissioning work for Freeport LNG’s Train 2 continues to progress with commercial operations expected to start in January 2020. Construction on Freeport LNG’s Train 3 is nearly complete with commercial operations expected in May 2020. Freeport LNG’s three trains are expected to produce in excess of 15 MTPA.

Edited from Freeport LNG press release