NYK Line Orders New LNG Carriers to Ship U.S. LNG Exports

Japan's Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) has followed up with an order for two new liquified natural gas carriers that will be used to transport U.S.-produced natural gas from the the Cameron LNG export facility beginning in 2018. NYK Line ordered the ships after sealing time-charter agreements with Singapore-based Diamond Gas International. The vessels will be … [Read more...]

Mitsui Signs Over $3.6 Billion in LNG Carrier Charter Parties

Mitsui & Co. announced today plans to charter eight LNG carriers to deliver liquefied natural gas from the Cameron LNG Export Terminal to its customers in Japan.  The company notes that on 26 September, five charter parties were signed worth a total of USD $3.6 billion. An additional three charter parties are expected to be completed soon. The charters are expected to … [Read more...]

U.S. Approves LNG Exports from Cameron LNG and Carib Energy Facilities

The U.S. Energy Department announced today that it issued the final authorization for two projects to export domestically produced liquified natural gas to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States. The final authorization for LNG exports was issued to Cameron LNG, LLC and Carib Energy, LLC from their facilities in Louisiana and Florida, … [Read more...]

U.S. Approves LNG Exports from Sempra’s Cameron LNG Terminal

June 19 (Bloomberg) -- Sempra Energy won final U.S. approval to build an export terminal for liquefied natural gas, becoming the second such facility to win government approval. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission voted unanimously today to let Sempra’s Cameron LNG project in Louisiana move forward. The company said it plans to start building the estimated $9 billion to … [Read more...]

Cameron LNG Terminal Gains U.S. Export Approval

By Ayesha Rascoe and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Energy Department on Tuesday approved exports from Sempra Energy's Cameron liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Louisiana as the Obama administration moves forward with its goal of expanding the global market for the fuel. The conditional approval of exports from the terminal to countries with … [Read more...]