Top news of the week January 18-23, 2016

Shell sees 10,000 job cuts after BG takeover

Hague-based energy giant Shell said Wednesday it expects a reduction of 10,000 staff after completion of the proposed merger with LNG player BG.

LNGWN poll: Shell shareholders say yes, but what about BG?

The shareholders of Royal Dutch Shell will vote in favour of the proposed Shell-BG combination, a poll conducted last week by LNG World News reveals.

DSME: SCF Yamal launched

The first Arc7 ice-class LNG carrier, SCF Yamal, was launched last week at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in South Korea.

Chevron agrees LNG supply deal with ENN

Chevron revealed on Monday it has signed a non-binding heads of agreement with ENN LNG Trading for the delivery of up to 0.5 mtpa of liquefied natural gas from the Gorgon project.

BG Group reveals new LNG carrier design project

BG Group recently initiated a project, named Blue Amazon, aiming to rethink the LNG carrier’s design by developing a low-resistance hull from scratch.

 

LNG World News Staff

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