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Venture Global LNG Chooses Manufacturing and Engineering Firms

Venture Global LNG, Inc., announced that it has engaged two manufacturing and engineering companies for its Calcasieu Pass Project in Cameron Parish, La. Chart Energy & Chemicals, Inc., (Chart) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chart Industries, Inc., will provide its mid-scale modular technology, and Tecnicas Reunidas will provide the engineering design for the gas liquefaction and...

Liquefied Natural Gas Limited Completes Patent Process for LNG Production Process

Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNG Ltd.), parent company of North American LNG export terminal sponsors Magnolia LNG and Bear Head LNG, announced that it has completed the application process with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a patent on its OSMR® (Optimized Single Mixed Refrigerant) natural gas liquefaction process.  LNG Ltd. expects the patent to be issued in April 2015....

UPS Launches New LNG Trucking Fleet

UPS is introducing 1,000 LNG trucks into its fleet, giving UPS the largest fleet of LNG trucks in the world. The trucks are already being introduced, and the launch is expected to be complete by the end of October. UPS Vice President Jeff Yapp told the Houston Business Journal that the fleet is like a “rolling laboratory” for UPS to continue to test LNG...

LNG Bunkering Terminal Planned for Jacksonville/Obama Administration Supports LNG Bunkering

The Jacksonville Daily Record reports that Clean Energy Fuels will construct at Jacksonville, Fla. the first LNG terminal on the U.S. east coast for ship fueling (bunkering), and truck and rail fueling. According to the article, the terminal will receive natural gas by pipeline, liquefy the gas, and then store the LNG until delivered.  Terminal construction is expected to be complete...

Alumina Plants in Jamaica to Switch to Gas

Russian aluminum producer UC Rusal announced that it will switch from fuel oil to natural gas as fuel for three alumina refineries that it operates in Jamaica. The gas will be purchased from BP Energy Company, liquefied at non-cryogenic temperatures at a facility expected to be located in Pascagoula, Miss., and then loaded and transported on ocean-going carriers to Jamaica using Sea...

Cheniere Chief Predicts $2 Domestic Natural Gas Prices

In an interview on E&ETV today, Cheniere Energy Partners CEO Charif Souki predicted that long-term domestic natural gas prices would fall to $2/MMBtu as a result of improved drilling technologies, regardless of whether gas exports are increased: “We’re very early in the learning curve and we’re going to be able to find this resource more easily, faster and cheaper...

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