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September 5, 2019

New LNG filling Station in Sweden

The third LNG and LBG (liquefied biogas) filling station has been opened in Sweden, for heavy-duty vehicles in Örebro. The filling station is owned by Gasum, which aims to increase its filling station network for heavy duty vehicles to 20 stations, with 12 of the stations located in Sweden.

Edited from Gasum press release

September 5, 2019

FID taken on Arctic LNG 2 project

FID has been taken for the Arctic LNG 2 project. The project will consist in the development of the Utrenneye field and the construction of a natural gas liquefaction plant on the Gydan Peninsula in the Russian Arctic region. The LNG plant will consist of 3 liquefaction trains with overall production capacity of 19.8 MTPA. The launch of LNG train1 is scheduled for 2023, with LNG trains 2 and 3 to be launched in 2024 and 2026, respectively. The cost of the project is estimated at US$21.3 billion.

Edited from Novatek press release

September 5, 2019

Heads of Agreement signed between Novatek and Saibu Gas

PAO NOVATEK and Saibu Gas Co., Ltd have signed a Heads of Agreement to establish a joint venture to market LNG and natural gas to end customers, to develop the business for bunkering and gas-fired power generation in Japan and the Asian region, as well as to construct and operate a new LNG storage tank at the Hibiki LNG terminal.

Edited from Novatek press release

September 3, 2019

Toshiba sells U.S. LNG business to Total

Toshiba has sold Toshiba America LNG Corp, its LNG gas operation in the US to Total. In June, they had already announced a sales agreement, which finally took place on 30 august for $15 million after evaluating that the plan to procure U.S.-manufactured LNG for Japanese utility companies was unlikely to achieve profitability.

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.

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