Top news of the week June 15-20, 2015

US clears Shell-BG USD 70 billion deal

The $70 billion takeover of LNG player BG by oil and gas giant Shell has just secured its first approval from the U.S. regulators.

Gazprom, Shell sign Sakhalin LNG expansion deal

Russia’s Gazprom and Royal Dutch Shell signed a deal to expand the Sakhalin LNG plant located at Prigorodnoye.

Teekay, BP ink LNG charter deal

Teekay LNG Partners has entered into a 13-year time-charter contract with BP Shipping for one liquefied natural gas carrier newbuilding.

Carnival orders four LNG-powered cruise ships at Meyer Werft

Carnival Corporation said it has signed a multi-billion dollar contract to build four next-generation cruise ships with the largest guest capacity in the world.

Interview: GTT CEO sees strong demand for LNG carriers

France’s Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), an engineering company specialized in LNG containment systems for marine applications and onshore terminals, saw a record order intake last year, continuing into the first quarter of 2015.

 

LNG World News Staff

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