Top news of the week December 23-28
Japan’s Inpex Corporation said that the Ichthys LNG project in Australia’s Northern Territory has achieved financial completion under its project financing framework.
Shell Australia has made a new gas and condensate discovery in the Browse Basin off the North West Coast of Western Australia.
Australia is expected to marginally edge past Qatar as the world’s largest LNG exporter in 2019, shipping an estimated 78 million tonnes of LNG compared with an estimated 75 million tonnes from Qatar.
Kyushu Electric Power has engaged in long term transport agreements with Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) to deploy the world’s first LNG-fueled large coal carriers.
Dutch dredging company Boskalis Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded a sizable contract to connect an offshore floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to an onshore power plant in El Salvador.
LNG World News Staff