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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...

DOE Approves Eagle Maxville LNG Exports

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order authorizing Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville II LLC (Eagle Maxville) to export over 20 years up to 2.8 Bcf/year (0.01 Bcf/day) of LNG to nations with and without a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.  Eagle Maxville is authorized to export domestically produced LNG in ISO containers loaded at its Maxville Facility in...

DOE Releases LNG Export Data through July 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data on U.S. LNG imports and exports for the period February 2016 through July 2017. The top five recipients of exported LNG from the United States, and the percentages of the total amount of LNG exported for the period, are Mexico (23.3%), South Korea (8.8%), China (8.8%), Chile (8.7%) and Japan (7.2%)....

Netherlands to Receive Second Sabine Pass LNG Cargo

Reuters reports that a second cargo of LNG loading at Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La. is expected to arrive in the Netherlands in early October.  The first shipment of LNG to the Netherlands from the Sabine Pass terminal arrived on June 8 of this year.  ...

CNOOC Unit Cancels Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal

The Globe and Mail reports that Nexen Energy, partially owned by Chinese energy company CNOOC Ltd., has cancelled its proposed Aurora LNG export terminal project on Digby Island, British Columbia (B.C.) due to low LNG prices in Asian markets. The other owners of Aurora LNG are Japanese companies Inpex Corp., JGC Corp. and JOGMEC.  According to the article, of the more than 20 LNG...

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