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September 6, 2021

BP delivers carbon-offset LNG to CPC Corporation

BP delivered its ‎first carbon-offset LNG cargo to Asia Pacific. LNG was sourced ‎from BP’s LNG portfolio and supplied to CPC Corporation to the Yung An terminal in Taiwan. The well-to-tank CO2 and methane emissions associated with the LNG cargo, were ‎estimated using BP’s quantification methodology and then offset using credits from the company’s ‎carbon trading portfolio.

Edited from BP press release


August 31, 2021

INPEX signs “carbon neutral gas SPA”

INPEX and Iruma Gas, the utility in Iruma City in Japan, signed a “carbon neutral gas SPA”, according to which IRUMA GAS will purchase carbon neutral gas and deliver it to its customers. The carbon neutrality is claimed on the basis of certified carbon credits involving forest conservation projects. Greenhouse gas emissions have been offset throughout the entire value chain from development to combustion.

Edited from INPEX press release


August 23, 2021

LNG Canada raised the roof

LNG Canada liquefaction project, located in Kitimat, airlifted the roof of its LNG storage tank of a 225 000 m3 capacity. The roof of a 92 m diameter made of steel was lifted using light air pressure from fans at 22 millibars. The lift took almost three hours. Earlier, in June the project took delivery of its first main cryogenic heat exchanger and pre-cooler units.

Edited from LNG Canada press release


August 18, 2021

Petronas delivers carbon-offset LNG cargo to Shikoku Electric

Petronas delivered its first carbon-offset LNG cargo to Shikoku Electric. The cargo was sourced from the Bintulu liquefaction plant and was delivered at the Sakaide LNG terminal (Japan). The well-to-tank emissions associated to the cargo have been offset through renewables-based VCS certified carbon credits.

Edited from Petronas press release


August 6, 2021

Repsol becomes full owner of Canaport LNG

Spanish oil and gas company Repsol bought from Canadian oil and natural gas company Irving Oil the remaining 25% of interest in Canaport LNG terminal, located in St John, New Brunswick in Canada. Repsol initially held a 75% stake. The transaction gives Repsol full ownership of the 7.4 MTPA facility.

Edited from Irving Oil press release