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BG CEO Discusses Suitability of Floating LNG Technology for Trinidad, Brazil

Business News Americas [subscription required] reports that BG CEO Frank Chapman suggested that floating LNG technology may be useful in countries such as Trinidad and Brazil. In his presentation of BG’s second quarter results, Chapman said, “Floating LNG has a role to play for isolated, remote and perhaps smaller [natural gas] accumulations which otherwise would go...

Manufacturer to Test Regasification Skid for Neptune LNG

PennEnergy reports that the manufacturer of the LNG regasification skid installed aboard one of the vessels expected to service the Neptune LNG deepwater port will test the unit next month.

History Channel Films LNG Carrier in Boston

The History Channel will feature the LNG vessel BW Suez Boston on its “Super Ships” episode of the television show “Modern Marvels.” According to Energy Current, the film crew collected video footage on board the carrier at the Everett LNG import terminal, and the show’s producer interviewed the ship’s captain. The show will air sometime this...

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Hoegh Gets DNV Approval for Floating Production (Platts LNG Daily) [Subscription required]

U.S. Coast Guard Notes Concerns with Ballast Screens Proposal for Ships Servicing Bradwood Landing LNG

Earlier this month the U.S. Coast Guard notified FERC of its concerns with the proposal to retrofit LNG vessels servicing the Bradwood Landing LNG terminal with screens to limit entrainment of juvenile fish in vessels’ ballast systems. The Coast Guard’s letter, available in the FERC eLibrary under Docket No. CP06-365, states that fish screening technologies that have not...

First Large-Scale LNG Plant in California Begins Operations

Clean Energy announced yesterday that it has started up its California LNG plant in the Mojave Desert in Boron, Calif. The LNG produced by this plant will be used as transportation fuel throughout the U.S. Southwest for port trucks and regional trucking. Clean Energy highlights that the LNG produced from its facility will help replace over 8,000 old diesel trucks with trucks...

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