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NOLA Terminal on Mississippi Designed for Largest Crude Tankers Ever

NOLA Terminal on Mississippi Designed for Largest Crude Tankers Ever

NOLA Oil Terminal LLC has begun construction on the first phase of a $930 million oil and refined products terminal on the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, LA. “NOLA Oil Terminal will be the first of its kind in the region, allowing Mississippi River access for much larger vessels, such as the New-Panamax and the…

December 10, 2021
Shell Orders 10 LNG-Fueled VLCCs in Decarbonization Effort

Shell Orders 10 LNG-Fueled VLCCs in Decarbonization Effort

Royal Dutch Shell plc has ordered 10 oil tankers with dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) engines as it aims to boost its fleet. “This significant commitment will see Shell hit a new milestone for our fleet decarbonization with an average of 50% of our crude tankers on time charter powered by dual-fuel LNG engines once…

March 12, 2021

Gulf Coast Ship Channels Reopen After Foggy Days — The Offtake

A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight The Calcasieu Ship Channel and Sabine-Neches Waterway have reopened to vessel traffic after heavy fog blanketed parts of the Gulf Coast. The Texas ports of Freeport and Corpus Christi were also impacted earlier in the week.  Feed gas deliveries have declined this week as a…

February 11, 2021

Marine Expert Says Trans Mountain Crude Oil Tanker Traffic to Pose Little Danger

The Canadian government’s star marine safety expert says the west coast has little to fear from tankers that would be loaded with oil by the contested Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project for the country’s top natural gas user, Alberta thermal oilsands production.

January 18, 2019

‘Big Flood’ of LNG Coming, Says Industry Veteran

Some time ago, the North American shale gas surprise gathered enough momentum to turn liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers bound for the United States around, sparking a frenzy to construct liquefaction and export capacity on U.S. and Canadian shores. A “big flood” of LNG is on its way in the next several years, an industry veteran told NGI.

July 8, 2013

‘Big Flood’ of LNG Over Next Several Years, Says Industry Veteran

Some time ago, the North American shale gas surprise gathered enough momentum to turn liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers bound for the United States around, sparking a frenzy to construct liquefaction and export capacity on U.S. and Canadian shores. A “big flood” of LNG is on its way in the next several years, an industry veteran told NGI.

July 3, 2013
Goldboro LNG Terminal Would Tap Frederick Brook Shale

Goldboro LNG Terminal Would Tap Frederick Brook Shale

Contact Exploration Inc. and Pieridae Energy Ltd. have created Pieridae Production LP (PPLP) to focus on natural gas exploration and production in support of Pieridae’s proposed Goldboro LNG Terminal in Guysborough, Nova Scotia. PPLP, which, at least initially, will rely on shale gas in the Frederick Brook Shale.

March 6, 2013

Shell’s Massive Canada LNG Project Gains Export Permit

The biggest Canadian liquefied natural gas (LNG) export license yet has been granted for shipments to Asian markets, but no date is set to build any terminals or launch tankers.

February 11, 2013

Shell-Backed LNG Canada Gets Export Permit

The biggest Canadian export license yet has been granted for proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments to Asia, but no date is set to build any terminals or launch tankers.

February 6, 2013

Analysts: LNG Won’t Float Gas Price Boat

North American gas producers drowning in oversupply and low prices will be waiting a while before any liquefied natural gas (LNG) export tankers come to their rescue. And even then, whatever modest price support materializes could be overwhelmed by yet more supply growth, some energy analysts are saying.

May 28, 2012
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