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Canada Makes First LNG Export to China

Reuters reports that Fortis BC has shipped a cargo of LNG to China, making it the first LNG cargo exported from Canada to China. According to the report, the relatively small cargo of approximately 17 tonnes of LNG was produced at FortisBC’s Tilbury plant near Vancouver, British Columbia, and shipped to China via containers loaded onto ships. The article notes that shipment by...

Polish Gas Company Signs Deal for Sabine Pass LNG Supplies

The Polish Oil and Gas Company Group announced last week that it has signed a five-year contract with Centrica LNG Company Limited for LNG supply primarily sourced from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  The contract provides for up to 9 cargoes of LNG to be delivered over the five-year term beginning in 2018.  The LNG will be delivered to the President...

Cove Point Authorized to Export LNG Commissioning Cargoes

FERC has issued a letter order authorizing Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP to export by vessels the volumes of produced LNG related to commissioning activities for the Cove Point Liquefaction Project in Lusby, Md.  The letter order does not authorize commencement of service.

Delfin Midstream Signs MOU with Gas Distributor China Gas Holdings

Reuters reports that Delfin Midstream, developer of a proposed floating deepwater port LNG export terminal in offshore, La., has signed “a preliminary 15-year sales deal with city gas distributor China Gas Holdings.”  The memorandum of understanding (MOU) provides for Delfin to supply 3 million tonnes a year of LNG beginning in 2021. A final investment decision for the deepwater port...

Chinese and Vietnamese Companies Sign Agreements for Alaska LNG Project Development

Last week, Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) announced that it has signed separate agreements with Chinese and Vietnamese companies regarding the development of the Alaska LNG export project. AGDC and PetroVietnam Gas (PVGAS) signed a memorandum of understanding setting forth the basic principles to collaborate on potential opportunities of AGDC LNG supply to serve LNG...

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