Top news of the week January 6-11

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Sempra, Saudi Aramco ink Port Arthur LNG IPPA

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Sempra Energy and Saudi Aramco through its respective units, Sempra LNG and Aramco Services Company, have signed an Interim Project Participation Agreement (IPPA) for the Port Arthur LNG export project under development in Jefferson County, Texas.

Total-chartered LNG bunkering newbuild completes sea trials

The world’s largest LNG bunkering vessel, which will be chartered by the French energy giant Total and owned and operated by MOL, has completed sea trials, according to Bureau Veritas official.

Mitsui holds naming ceremony for second Yamal LNG carrier

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has held a naming ceremony for an LNG carrier, jointly ordered by MOL and China COSCO Shipping.

Elba Island LNG moves closer to starting exports

Kinder Morgan-led Elba Island liquefaction project near Savannah, Georgia has received the green light to introduce hazardous fluids to MMLS unit #5.

Flex LNG launches newbuild at DSME

Flex LNG, the company controlled by billionaire John Fredriksen and an emerging player in the LNG shipping business, saw another one of its newbuilds hit the water at the South Korean Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard.


LNG World News Staff