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Resources Energy’s Proposed Alaska LNG Terminal Cancelled

KTVA Alaska reports that Japanese-based firm Resources Energy, Inc. (REI) has cancelled its plans to build a small, nearly $1 billion LNG plant at Port MacKenzie, Cook Inlet, Alaska due to low LNG prices.  REI planned to supply LNG to two municipal and regional industrial customers in...

Crowley and Eagle LNG Constructing LNG Bunkering Terminal in Jacksonville

Crowley Maritime Corp. (Crowley) and Eagle LNG Partners (Eagle) announced that Eagle has begun construction of a new LNG bunkering facility on Crowley’s property at Jaxport’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal in Jacksonville, Fla. The facility will be an LNG fueling station to serve Crowley’s new Commitment Class, LNG-powered, combination container/Roll-on Roll-off ships, which are...

Shell Terminates Proposed Prince Rupert LNG Project

The Globe and Mail reports that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has “officially shelved” its plans to build the Prince Rupert LNG export project at Ridley Island, British Columbia (BC).  The article reports that Shell will continue advancing the proposed LNG Canada export terminal at Kitimat, BC.  LNG Canada is a joint venture comprised of Shell Canada, PetroChina Co. Ltd., Korea Gas Corp....

DOE Releases LNG Export Data Through December 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data showing U.S. LNG import and export activity through December 2016.  The report shows that during December, 15 cargoes of domestically produced LNG were exported via vessel from the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La.: four cargoes to South Korea, three cargoes each to Mexico, China and Japan, and one cargo each to...

Toshiba Signs Agreement with JERA to Market Freeport LNG Supplies

The Japan Times reports that Toshiba has signed a sales and marketing contract with Jera, a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings and Chubu Electric Power, to help find buyers for 2.2 million tons of LNG Toshiba is under contract to purchase from the Freeport LNG project under construction on Quintana Island in Brazoria County, Texas.  According to the report,...

Alaska in Talks to Purchase ConocoPhillps’ Nikiski LNG Plant

KTVA Alaska reports that Alaska’s state LNG project developer, Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), confirmed in a presentation before the Senate Resources Committee yesterday that it is in discussions to purchase ConocoPhillips’ liquefaction and LNG export terminal plant in Nikiski. An AGDC spokeswoman indicated that the Nikiski plant could potentially replace a larger...

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