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Freeport Outage Cuts Into TotalEnergies’ First Quarter LNG Sales

Freeport Outage Cuts Into TotalEnergies’ First Quarter LNG Sales

TotalEnergies SE said Friday that its LNG sales decreased in the first quarter mainly due to lower demand in Europe and an unplanned outage at the Freeport export terminal on the upper Texas coast.  The company has 2.2 million tons (Mt) of annual tolling capacity at Freeport’s Train 3, which was offline most of the…

April 29, 2024
Natural Gas Flows to Freeport LNG Reduced Again After Reported Issue at Train 3 – LNG Recap

Natural Gas Flows to Freeport LNG Reduced Again After Reported Issue at Train 3 – LNG Recap

Global prices remained steady for the weekend as international buyers continue to monitor the winter outlook, but another potential disruption at Freeport LNG could help stoke anxiety. Nominated flows of feed gas to the facility on the Gulf South Pipeline system, Freeport’s primary supply route, dropped to 54% of design capacity on Thursday and remained…

November 13, 2023
Freeport LNG Feed Gas Remains Depressed as Vessels Collect Around Texas Coast

Freeport LNG Feed Gas Remains Depressed as Vessels Collect Around Texas Coast

Feed gas nominations to the Freeport LNG facility in Texas remain at a trickle after a significant drop on Sept. 9. Nominated feed gas on the Gulf South Pipeline system, Freeport’s primary supply route, was 203 MMcf/d on Wednesday, according to NGI analysis of pipeline data from Wood Mackenzie. It was around 11% of available…

September 13, 2023

Norwegian Production Outage Continues, Keeping European Natural Gas Prices Elevated – The Offtake

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight An unplanned outage at Norway’s Sleipner natural gas field in the North Sea continued Wednesday.  Norwegian transmission system operator Gassco said the outage is expected to end by Friday (July 15). Another unplanned outage at the Nyhamna processing facility that’s also impacted gas exports to…

July 13, 2022
Freeport LNG Reports Outage Impacting Feed Gas Demand

Freeport LNG Reports Outage Impacting Feed Gas Demand

Feed gas demand was disrupted at the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Texas last week after the facility reported an outage to state regulators. The LNG terminal east of Houston, on Quintana Island near Freeport, experienced an outage at the Train 1 liquefaction unit last week. The outage led to a cooldown and…

January 18, 2022

Freeport LNG Expecting Week-Long Outage on Pretreatment Train — The Offtake

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight  Freeport LNG has taken one of its three pretreatment trains offline for maintenance after an incident Sunday that will limit operational capacity. A spokesperson said the train is expected to be offline for seven days. Feed gas deliveries to the terminal were nominated lower early…

November 2, 2021
Freeport LNG Train 2 Back Online After Valve Malfunction

Freeport LNG Train 2 Back Online After Valve Malfunction

The second liquefaction train at the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Texas is back in service after going offline for about seven hours on Tuesday after a valve malfunction, according to regulators. The plant “experienced a trip due to a valve malfunction on the mixed refrigerant system,” leading to “unavoidable venting” to…

March 10, 2021
Cameron LNG Ramping Up Operations After Brief Outage

Cameron LNG Ramping Up Operations After Brief Outage

A utility plant trip that knocked out Cameron LNG’s three liquefaction trains earlier this week has been fixed, a spokesperson said.  It’s unclear what caused the incident, but Cameron said Tuesday the outage occurred overnight. “The issue is now resolved, and the operations team is in the process of restarting the trains,” said spokesperson Anya…

December 16, 2020
Equinor’s Hammerfest LNG in Norway Shut Down by Fire, Adding to Supply Crunch

Equinor’s Hammerfest LNG in Norway Shut Down by Fire, Adding to Supply Crunch

A fire that broke out Monday at Equinor ASA’s Hammerfest liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in northern Norway has forced the company to shut down the plant indefinitely, compounding unplanned supply outages elsewhere in the world.  The fire broke out in one of the turbines that power the 4.3 million metric tons per year (mmty)…

September 30, 2020

Spring Weather To Trump Future Production Cuts; Futures, Cash Slump

Cash market prices overall tumbled just above 8 cents Wednesday as traders noted a market lacking bids. An outage lifted Florida Gas Transmission into the plus column, but Gulf, West Coast, and Rockies points all slid close to a dime.

March 8, 2012
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