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July 9, 2020

BP and ENN sign gas supply contract

BP and ENN have signed a 2 year gas supply agreement, starting in January of 2021, for the supply of an equivalent 300,000 tonnes of LNG in gas form annually from the Guangdong Dapeng LNG terminal


July 8, 2020

EU Hydrogen Strategy Launched

The European Commission has launched the its Communication on the “EU Hydrogen Strategy” which sets the framework to promote this energy vector by transforming its potential, through investments, regulation, market creation and research and innovation. The Hydrogen Strategy, was published together with Communication on “EU Strategy for Energy System Integration” which sets the framework for the energy system to be planned and operated as a whole, linking different energy carriers, infrastructures, and consumption sectors.

Edited from the European Commission’s website


July 7, 2020

LNG project approved in Oregon

The US Government has issued a final long-term order authorizing LNG exports of up to 1.08 bcf/d from the Jordan Cove Point LNG Terminal in Coos Bay, which is owned by Canada’s Pembina Pipeline Corporation. The project is expected to come online in 2025.


July 6, 2020

1350 LNG stations to be set up in India

Petronet has announced they will set up 1350 LNG dispensing stations across major India’s national highways. The company is seeking to boost LNG infrastructure on highways where LNG is not available for heavy vehicles. The deployment of the dispensing stations will be done in three phases: 1) 50 stations on five major highways, which include Western Corridor and Southern Corridor, by 2021, 2) 300 LNG dispensing stations on all highways and 3) set up 1000 stations. Around 35000 km of highways are planned to be covered.

Edited from Petronet’s press release


June 25, 2020

LNG renewed between Algeria and Total

Total and Sonatrach have signed an agreement to extend the existing supply contracts for 3 additional years in order to provide 2 MTPA of Algerian LNG to the French market, primarily through the LNG terminal at Fos Cavaou. The agreement also includes the sub-charter of an LNG tanker of Total by Sonatrach.

Edited from Total’s press release