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Cheniere Shunning Panama Canal for Longer LNG Routes to Asia

Top U.S. LNG exporter Cheniere Energy is shunning the Panama Canal to transport LNG to Asia because the market is not supporting use of the waterway, said Chief Operating Officer Corey Grindal on Monday.

UK's Centrica Signs 15-Year, $8 Billion LNG Supply Deal with Delfin Midstream

The long-term supply deal for 1 million tonnes of LNG a year from Delfin's planned Deepwater Port off the coast of Louisiana has a market value of $8 billion.

Equitrans Midstream Weighing Options as Court Blocks Mountain Valley Project

Pipeline operator Equitrans Midstream said on Tuesday it is evaluating all legal options, including an emergency appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court, after an appellate court halted construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline project in the Jefferson National Forest.

Uniper Chief Says Flexible Duration LNG Contracts Key for Europe

Shorter-duration contracts for LNG purchases will be important for Europe's diversifying supply given uncertainty about long-term gas demand, the new chief executive of German utility Uniper said on Monday.

Argentina Inaugurates Key Gas Pipeline to Reverse Energy Deficit

The completion of the first stage of the gas pipeline, which starts in Neuquen province and reaches Buenos Aires province, adds 11 million cubic meters of gas per day.

Pipeline Construction Stalls Startup of Indian LNG Terminal

The terminal was completed in March, but its commissioning has been delayed as a 40-km (25-mile) pipeline link to an existing network meant for consumer sales is not yet ready.

Iraq, TotalEnergies Sign $27 Billion Oil, Gas, Renewables Deal

The deal includes the Gas Growth Integrated Project (GGIP), which aims to improve the country's electricity supply by recovering flared gas at three oilfields and using the gas to supply power plants, helping to reduce Iraq's import bill.

ADNOC Invests $1.34 Billion in 186-Mile Expansion of UAE Gas Pipeline Network

(P&GJ) — ADNOC Gas is set to revolutionize natural gas distribution in the Northern Emirates of the United Arab Emirates with an ambitious expansion plan, increasing its pipeline network by approximately 300 km (186 miles) from over 3,200 km (1,988 miles) to over 3,500 km (2,174 miles).

Edison CEO: 1,242-Mile EastMed Pipeline Project Still Viable

A project to build a 2,000-km (1,242-mile) pipeline to bring natural gas from East Mediterranean fields to Europe is still alive, the CEO of Italian energy group Edison said on Friday.

German Parliament Backs Fast-Track Plans for LNG Terminals

Germany's lower house of parliament on Friday passed a legal reform to speed up the construction of LNG terminals off the Baltic Sea coast, defying resistance from local governments and environmental groups.

Trinidad and Tobago Signs Preliminary Energy Agreement with Suriname

Trinidad and Tobago has been searching for ways to expand its natural gas supplies. The Caribbean nation can process some 4.2 Bcf/d of gas into LNG and petrochemicals, but its current output is less than 2.7 Bcf/d of gas, according to government statistics.

Baker Hughes to Supply 3 Liquefaction Trains for NextDecade's LNG Project

Oilfield services firm Baker Hughes said on Thursday it will supply three liquefaction trains for NextDecade's Rio Grande LNG project in Texas.

Mexico Pacific Signs 20-Year LNG Supply Deal with China's Zhejiang Energy

Mexico Pacific Ltd. has struck a 20-year deal to sell 1 million tons of LNG a year from its Saguaro Energia export plant in Sonora state to China's Zhejiang Energy, it said on Wednesday.

PetroVietnam Gas Talking to Exxon Mobil, Novatek on LNG Supply

PetroVietnam Gas said it was in separate talks with U.S. energy giant Exxon Mobil and Russia's Novatek on LNG cooperation, as it seeks to secure long-term supplies for Vietnam's future LNG-fired power plants.

NextDecade Receives Bank Commitments for Rio Grande LNG

(P&GJ) — NextDecade Corp. has announced that Rio Grande LNG has received binding commitments from a syndicate of lenders in an amount sufficient, together with expected project equity funding, to support a positive FID on Phase 1 of the Rio Grande LNG plant in Brownsville, Texas.

Leviathan Partners in Israel to Invest $568 Million in Third Gas Pipeline

Partners in the Israeli offshore gas project Leviathan said on Sunday they would invest $568 million to build a third pipeline that will allow increased natural gas production and exports.

Venture Global LNG Seeks Approval to Speed Up Plant Construction

Venture Global LNG has asked U.S. regulators for an expedited review of a request to add construction workers to its Plaquemines LNG export project and to allow work around the clock seven days per week.

US Dept of Energy Grants Export License to Gulfstream LNG

Gulfstream LNG Development has received an export authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance its proposed LNG export plant in Louisiana, the company said on Friday.

Cheniere Energy Returns Sabine Pass LNG Export Plant to Full Production

Cheniere Energy Inc.'s Sabine Pass LNG export facility returned to full production this week after undergoing maintenance, data from Refinitiv showed.

ADNOC Selects Petrofac for $700 Million Gas Compressor Plant Project at Habshan Complex

(P&GJ) — ADNOC Gas Processing has selected Petrofac to undertake a significant new engineering, procurement and construction project at its Habshan Complex.

Greek Gas Grid Says 27 Companies Interested in Booking Future Capacity

Greece has become a key transit route for gas in Europe thanks to a liquefied gas facility off Athens, which saw increased traffic from around the world after the war in Ukraine cut flows of Russian gas to the continent.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Gets FERC Authorization to Resume Construction

U.S. energy company Equitrans Midstream Corp.'s long-delayed $6.6 billion Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline received authorization on Wednesday from the country's energy regulator to restart construction of the project.

Beijing Holds All Cards in Russia’s Eastern Energy Pivot

(P&GJ) — Russia is looking to build on its energy ties with China, a key buyer of its gas. But Beijing’s position of power in the relationship may mean the sanctioned producer is in no rush to complete new projects, especially the much-discussed Power of Siberia 2 pipeline.

Italy Energy Minister Sees LNG Terminals Covering 50% of Gas Needs

Italy's Environment and Energy Minister Gilberto Pichetto Fratin said on Wednesday that deliveries by ship of LNG were a reliable source of energy that could cover 50% of the country's gas needs.

Montauk Renewables to Build Biogas Facility in Orange County, California

Capital investment for the project is estimated between $85 million and $95 million, the company said, with its commissioning expected in 2026 to produce about 3,600 million British thermal units per day.

MVP Pipeline Foes Say Congress Can't 'Mandate Victory' for the Project

A provision of the U.S. debt ceiling bill that streamlined the federal approval process for the $6.6 billion Mountain Valley Pipeline and limited court reviews of challenges to the project violates the U.S. Constitution’s separation of powers doctrine, opponents of the pipeline have claimed.

Mexico's CFE and ESENTIA Sign $300 Million Memorandum for Gas Project

Mexican state power utility Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) said on Tuesday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with ESENTIA Energy Systems to develop natural gas infrastructure with a $300 million investment.

EIA: Texas, Louisiana LNG Exporters Had Nearly Half US Natural Gas Demand Growth in Last Decade

Texas and Louisiana, two states on the U.S. Gulf Coast that produce and export LNG, accounted for nearly half the domestic demand growth for natural gas in the last decade, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Tuesday.

Portugal's Grid Ready to Transport 10% Hydrogen This Year

Portugal's REN has started adapting its high-pressure natural gas grid to allow it to carry up to 10% share of green hydrogen as early this year, the company said on Thursday.

Piñon Midstream Expands Dark Horse Facility for Sour Gas Treatment, Carbon Capture

(P&GJ) — Piñon Midstream has enhanced the sour gas treatment capacity at its Dark Horse Facility in the Delaware Basin with a second AGI well, enabling up to 500 MMcf/d treating capacity.