2015 in review: readers’ picks of the year

The year 2015 has brought with it many highlights like the startup of Santos’ Gladstone GLNG project and the first LNG delivery to Poland’s Swinoujscie LNG terminal.

But in this LNG World News review of 2015, we bring you the ten articles our readership found the most interesting during the course of the year.

Update 1: K Line says Al Oraiq in “stable condition” after collision off Belgium

Twelve people were rescued at sea after the Dutch freighter Flinterstar collided with LNG tanker Al Oraiq early Tuesday morning off the coast of Belgium.

BREAKING: Shell, BG forming LNG colossus

Two of the world’s largest LNG players, Royal Dutch Shell and BG Group of UK, are about to reshape the global LNG industry.

DSME: Petronas first FLNG nearing completion

Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) said it has completed lifting and installation of all 21 topside modules for Petronas’ first floating LNG (FLNG) production unit.

VIDEO: Shell’s Prelude FLNG taking shape

With the last of the topside modules now installed, the full scale of Shell’s Prelude FLNG project being built in South Korea is taking shape.

Anadarko, partners moving forward with Mozambique LNG project

Texas-based Anadarko and its partners are making progress on the remaining agreements and approvals that are required to support investment in the Mozambique LNG project.

Update: Worker dies at Sabine Pass LNG terminal

A worker has died in an accident at Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG export plant in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

Shell CEO: oil price recovery signs emerging

Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden said on Tuesday that signs of an oil price recovery are emerging, but it will take time for the market to rebalance.

Teekay confirms Magellan Spirit LNG carrier aground off Bonny

Teekay confirmed its fully loaded, 165,600 cbm LNG carrier, Magellan Spirit has run aground 6 miles off Nigeria.

Shell shelves Arrow LNG

Oil and gas giant Shell said it has shelved the $US 20 billion-plus Arrow LNG project in Australia in the wake of the oil price slump.

Samsung Heavy scores FLNG trio from Shell

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) of South Korea has secured an order worth about US$ 4.7 billion for three floating LNG vessels from Royal Dutch Shell.


LNG World News Staff

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