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Top news of the week December 23-28

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Ichthys LNG reaches financial completion

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 makes new gas find off Australia, eyes Prelude FLNG tie-back

Shell Australia has made a new gas and condensate discovery in the Browse Basin off the North West Coast of Western Australia.

Australia to edge Qatar as top LNG exporter in 2019

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.

Japanese trio agrees LNG-fueled coal tankers deployment

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.

Boskalis wins FSRU job in El Salvador

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