Petronas Loads LNG Fuel Cargo on World’s Largest LNG Bunkering Vessel

SINGAPORE, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Malaysia's state energy firm Petronas said on Thursday it has supplied its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to a marine-fuel vessel ahead of a new mandate for ships to switch to cleaner fuels in 2020. Its subsidiary, Petronas LNG, loaded the first such LNG cargo onto the world's largest LNG bunker vessel Kairos at the Regasification … [Read more...]

Petronas Drops Plan to Build $27 Billion LNG Terminal in British Columbia

By Natalie Obiko Pearson (Bloomberg) -- Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd abandoned its long-stalled plans to build a $27 billion liquefied natural gas export terminal on Canada’s west coast, citing changes in market conditions. “Prolonged depressed prices and shifts in the energy industry have led us to this decision,” Anuar Taib, chairman of the board of the Pacific … [Read more...]

Petronas Said to Eye New Site in $27 Billion Canada LNG Plan

By Natalie Obiko Pearson and Josh Wingrove (Bloomberg) -- Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd. is seeking to move ahead with a proposed $27 billion liquefied natural gas project in western Canada after identifying a new site for shipping the fuel, a shift that may help reduce costs and quell local opposition. Petronas’s Pacific NorthWest LNG project would continue as … [Read more...]

World’s First Floating LNG Plant Misses the Boat on LNG Pricing

By Dan Murtaugh and James Paton (Bloomberg) -- It’s longer than three soccer fields, heavier than two aircraft carriers and powerful enough to chill gas into liquid colder than the surface of Jupiter. And its maiden voyage couldn’t have come at a worse time. The world’s first modern vessel for producing liquefied natural gas was ordered by Petroliam Nasional Bhd in … [Read more...]

Photos: DSME Completes World’s First Floating LNG Facility PFLNG SATU

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co has completed construction of the world's first floating liquified natural gas facility at the DSME shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. The facility is being built for the Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas.  Final construction was marked on March 4th following a naming ceremony held by Petronas together with partners in … [Read more...]