Top news of the week May 15-20

Top news of the week May 15-20
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Chevron stops production at Gorgon Train 1

US-based energy giant Chevron has shut down the first liquefaction train at its multi-billion Gorgon LNG plant on Barrow Island in Western Australia.

Report: DSME loses LNG boil-off patent battle to compatriots

A three-year-old boil-off gas reliquefaction technology patent dispute between the three South Korean shipbuilders has been settled by the country’s Supreme Court.

South Korea’s LNG imports rise in April YoY

South Korea, the world’s second-largest buyer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), boosted its imports of the chilled fuel by 7.4 percent in April year-on-year.

Teekay LNG secures new charter deal as profit drops

Teekay LNG, one of the world’s largest operators of liquefied natural gas tankers, said Thursday its joint venture with Marubeni signed an 18-month charter contract with a Japanese utility.

Nakilat takes over management of seventh LNG tanker from Shell

Qatari LNG shipping giant Nakilat said on Friday it has taken over full ship management and operations of Q-Flex LNG carrier Onaiza from Shell’s trading and shipping unit.

 

LNG World News Staff

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