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October 12, 2020

Video / Jean-Marie Dauger, GIIGNL Chairman, at the 2020 LNG PCC

Speech from GIIGNL Chairman Jean-Marie Dauger on the occasion of the 2020 LNG Producer Consumer Conference (October 2020)



September 30, 2020

15-year SPA signed between Centrica and Shenergy

Centrica plc and Shenergy Group Company Limited (Shenergy) have signed a binding 15-year SPA for the supply of 0.5 MTPA of LNG from Centrica to Shenergy, starting from 2024. It is the first long term supply contract for Centrica in China.

Edited from Centrica’s press release

September 29, 2020

The Philippines to build LNG terminal

First Gen has received approval to construct a floating LNG terminal together with Tokyo Gas. The terminal will cost $300 million and it will consist in modifying an existing liquid fuel transport jetty near one of First Gen's gas-burning electrical plants on the coast of the main island of Luzon. Its construction will start in October 2020 and it is scheduled to be completed by third quarter 2022.

Edited from from FirstGen’s press release


September 29, 2020

LNG-to-power project begins operations in Indonesia

A floating LNG-to-Power project has begun operations in Indonesia. The 125 MW Zeynep Sultan powership was previously running on fuel oil and will now use LNG which will be supplied by the Hua Xiang small-scale FSRU. The LNG-to-power project is part of a gas supply agreement between the Indonesian state-owned power utility and Karpowership (shipowner). PT Pertamina is providing the supply of LNG while PT Sulawesi Regas Satu operates the Hua Xiang FSRU.


September 28, 2020

Fire at Hammerfest LNG-plant in Norway

A fire in a turbine at Hammerfest LNG plant in Norway, led to the shutdown of the plant in accordance with emergency routines. The emergency response was completed and the facility is secured.

Edited from Equinor's press release