LNG Looks To Have A Bright Future As A Domestic Marine Fuel

The historic conundrum of developing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel has a chicken versus egg element to it. Vessel operators interested in LNG are hesitant to make the commitment to build and/or convert ships to LNG without a guaranteed fuel supply. There is plenty of capital willing to build LNG liquefaction facilities, […]

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Bestobell Supplies First Middle East LNG Fuelled Harbour Tug

NGV Global News Bestobell Marine, a President Engineering Group (PEGL) company, has received an order from Wärtsilä Fuel Gas Handling Division (FGH), to supply the Middle East’s first LNG (liquefied natural gas) fuelled harbour tug. The order will see Bestobell Marine supply a complete set of cryogenic globe valves to be fitted in Wärtsilä’s LNG-Pac […]

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U.S. Working to Cut Flaring of Natural Gas

UPI By Daniel J. Graeber WASHINGTON, March 18 (UPI) — The U.S. government will roll out new standards in the coming months to cut the amount of shale natural gas wasted through flaring, the interior secretary said. Much of the natural gas associated with shale oil deposits is burned off, or flared, because of a lack […]

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Reliance Industries Inks Shipping Deal With Mitsui OSK Lines

Business Today Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-run Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Thursday sealed a long-term agreement with Japan’s biggest shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines for transportation of liquefied ethane from North America to the Gujarat coast. Mitsui will manage six very large ships for carrying ethane that are being built by Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in […]

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The Next Step in Pa.’s Shale Boom is LNG Exports: Raymond Keating

PennLive By Raymond J. Keating At this weekend’s annual Pennsylvania Society Holiday Dinner in New York City, I suspect energy policy will be a frequent topic of discussion — as it should rightfully be. From Benjamin Franklin’s first experiments with electricity in Philadelphia to the energy revolution taking place in the Marcellus Shale natural gas play, […]

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How Russia Could Derail US Natural Gas Exports

Christian Science Monitor  By Kurt Cobb Russia and China have signed two large natural gas deals in the last six months as Russia turns its attention eastward in reaction to sanctions and souring relations with Europe, currently Russia’s largest energy export market. But the move has implications beyond Europe. In the department of everything is connected, U.S. […]

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Demand From LNG Terminals Would Likely Boost Natural Gas Prices

Mail Tribune By Greg Stiles North American natural gas supplies soared beyond all previous expectations in recent years, keeping prices in check and creating potential new end users. Jason Thackston, Avista Utilities’ senior vice president for energy resources, said Monday there is no reason to expect a decline in natural gas availability in coming years. […]

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