Small-Scale LNG

Pipeline Integrity Programs a ‘Growing Business’ for CNG, Small-Scale LNG Providers

Pipeline Integrity Programs a ‘Growing Business’ for CNG, Small-Scale LNG Providers

Outages caused by maintenance, repair or replacement of aging pipelines is giving a boost to providers that don’t rely on pipes to transport natural gas to customers, industry experts said Tuesday. Pipeline integrity programs are a growing business for small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) specialist Stabilis Solutions Inc. to keep molecules flowing to end users…

September 15, 2021
Chart Industries Optimistic on U.S. LNG, Reports Record Orders for Third Straight Quarter

Chart Industries Optimistic on U.S. LNG, Reports Record Orders for Third Straight Quarter

Chart Industries Inc. CEO Jill Evanko expressed optimism on Thursday that up to four large U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects could be sanctioned early next year following a flurry of activity in the past two months. Evanko said she was “very bullish on one to four U.S. Gulf Coast export projects that already…

July 26, 2021
Woodside Inks Trucked LNG SPAs to Power Australian Mining Industry, On Track for Pluto Expansion FID

Woodside Inks Trucked LNG SPAs to Power Australian Mining Industry, On Track for Pluto Expansion FID

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has entered a trio of sale and purchase agreements (SPA) to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) sourced from its Pluto facility via truck to power Western Australia’s remote mining industry. Woodside said last week it and joint venture partner EDL had inked a 10-year SPA with miner Strandline Resources Ltd. to supply…

July 21, 2021
Kinder Morgan Splashes Out $310M for RNG, Small-Scale LNG Player Kinetrex

Kinder Morgan Splashes Out $310M for RNG, Small-Scale LNG Player Kinetrex

Kinder Morgan Inc. is looking to make a bigger splash in the energy transition space with the $310 million acquisition of Kinetrex Energy, a renewable natural gas (RNG) and small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) player. Indianapolis-based Kinetrex claims to be the largest supplier of LNG in the Midwest with two LNG production facilities in Indianapolis.…

July 16, 2021
Small-Scale LNG Gaining Edge in Northeast Amid Pipeline Constraints, Climate Targets

Small-Scale LNG Gaining Edge in Northeast Amid Pipeline Constraints, Climate Targets

The challenge of transporting natural gas to energy-hungry consumers in the Northeast is continuing to create opportunities and spur demand for small-scale applications and virtual pipeline services throughout the region. Despite the sharp uptick in gas production from the prolific Appalachian Basin over the last decade, pipeline constraints remain an issue in the Northeast, particularly…

July 15, 2021
Chart Industries Sees Rapid Growth in Small-Scale LNG

Chart Industries Sees Rapid Growth in Small-Scale LNG

Chart Industries Inc. has recently seen growing interest in technology and equipment related to small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) developments since the start of the year, but it expects large-scale activity to be muted this year. “From the beginning of the year until now, our small-scale pipeline has easily grown $150 million from a quoting…

April 22, 2021
Stabilis Sees LNG Supply Deals, Customer Inquiries Up for South Texas Plant

Stabilis Sees LNG Supply Deals, Customer Inquiries Up for South Texas Plant

Stabilis Solutions Inc., which produces and distributes small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG), said Wednesday it has three long-term sales contracts that represent up to 40% of the liquefaction capacity at its George West, TX, plant.  The company said the contracts are with customers in the infrastructure and mining markets. Combined with existing contracted and uncontracted…

March 19, 2021
LNG 101: Defining Small-Scale LNG and its Advantages

LNG 101: Defining Small-Scale LNG and its Advantages

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a growing business across the world, and a key part of that growth is in small-scale applications that provide energy solutions and allow consumption of the super-chilled fuel in remote areas, but the “small-scale” label can be a confusing one. Small-scale LNG is generally considered to include the production and…

November 24, 2020
New Fortress Delays Start-Up of Mexico, Nicaragua LNG Projects to 2021

New Fortress Delays Start-Up of Mexico, Nicaragua LNG Projects to 2021

New Fortress Energy Inc. (NFE) has pushed back in-service dates for liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Mexico and Nicaragua to early next year.  The company had expected to finish an onshore LNG import terminal and merchant power plant in Baja California Sur, Mexico, and a natural gas-fired power plant in Nicaragua by the end…

November 5, 2020
Stabilis Sees Double-Digit Growth Opportunity for Mexico’s Small-Scale LNG Market

Stabilis Sees Double-Digit Growth Opportunity for Mexico’s Small-Scale LNG Market

Stabilis Energy LLC sees Mexico’s small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) market growing in “double digits” in the coming years, CEO Jim Reddinger said Wednesday. The opportunities were discussed during a webinar organized by LDC Gas Forums. Although pipeline buildout in Mexico and across the U.S. border has been swift since 2014, “a lot of the…

October 16, 2020