Top news of the week December 25-30

Top news of the week December 25-30
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SHI lines up new LNG carrier order

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries, said it has agreed to sign a deal for the construction of an LNG carrier, priced at 210 billion won ($196.4 million).

China to become second-biggest LNG importer in 2017

By the end of the year, China will have established itself as the world’s second-largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) importer, overtaking South Korea in the process.

Fitch: US sanctions cut Russian LNG project funding options

Securing funding for LNG projects could prove to be a challenge for Russia, where some potential project sponsors (Rosneft, Novatek) and fields (Yuzhno Kirinskoye, operated by Gazprom) are under Western sanctions, according to Fitch Ratings.

FERC issues notice of schedule for Driftwood LNG

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a notice of schedule for the environmental review of Tellurian’s proposed Driftwood LNG export plant and pipeline.

KHI delivers Bishu Maru LNG carrier to K Line

Japanese Shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries delivered the Bishu Maru LNG carrier to the compatriot shipper Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line).


LNG World News Staff

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