A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight

  • The first phase of the Shell plc-led 14 million metric tons/year (mmty) LNG Canada export project in Kitimat, British Columbia, is more than 85% complete, CEO Jason Klein said in a year-end update. The project is on track to start shipping LNG abroad in 2025.
  • The project is now preparing for “safe start-up activities” to begin in 2024, Klein said. “That’s when our equipment is tested and fine-tuned, and we begin the process of producing LNG,” he added. “Our safe start-up program will take more than a year to complete.”
  • Indonesia’s PT Pertamina has canceled a contract to buy 1 mmty from the Mozambique LNG project in Africa because of ongoing delays. Work on the TotalEnergies SE-led Mozambique project was...