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Exxon, InterOil in Talks Over Papua New Guinea Gas Assets
(Friday, May 24, 2013) Exxon Mobil is in exclusive talks with InterOil to invest in the latter's natural gas assets in Papua New Guinea, a move that could cement the impoverished Southeast Asian country's position as a new significant energy exporter.
Sembcorp Postpones 2nd Cogen Plant
(Friday, May 24, 2013) SEMBCORP is holding off building an earlier-planned, second 400 MW cogeneration plant expansion on Jurong Island, given the looming overcapacity in power generation here.
JTC Calls for Soil Study for Singapore Megafloat Project
(Monday, May 13, 2013) Ground preparations are about to get underway for Singapore's first floating oil storage facility on Pulau Sebarok.
Santos May Hike Investor Payouts As PNG LNG Production Nears
(Friday, May 10, 2013) Santos may start returning more cash to shareholders, saying today that it would review its dividend policy as a $US19 billion gas-export project in Papua New Guinea nears completion.
Modularization: The Key to Future LNG Developments
(Wednesday, May 08, 2013) Woodside's head of technology says modularization and disruptive technologies will be key in reducing the costs of its future LNG developments.
Seaborne Gas to Boost Singapore's Energy Security, LNG Trade
(Tuesday, May 07, 2013) Singapore received its first commercial delivery of liquefied natural gas Tuesday, diversifying its supplies and underpinning the country's role as a regional energy hub at a time when Asia's gas demand and trade is booming.
Petrovietnam to Import Australian Coal As Power Needs Rise
(Tuesday, May 07, 2013) Natural gas is expected to play a big role in the future, but exploitation of abundant offshore reserves is going slowly.
Truckers Strike at LNG Project Site in Papua New Guinea
(Tuesday, May 07, 2013) Truck drivers working on the ExxonMobil liquefied natural gas (LNG) project site in Hela Province have gone on strike, the local The National newspaper reported Monday.
CNOOC Signs 20-Year LNG Purchase Deal with BG Group
(Tuesday, May 07, 2013) CNOOC has signed a 20-year agreement to buy 5 million tonnes of LNG each year from BG Group, CNOOC said Monday.
Woodside Chairman: FLNG Most Likely Option for Browse
(Wednesday, May 01, 2013) Woodside chairman Michael Chaney says a floating LNG facility is the most likely option for developing the Browse gas basin off the Western Australia coast.
Australia Refinery Gets New Water Plant Amid Sale Uncertainty
(Wednesday, May 01, 2013) The Victorian Government has justified a new water treatment plant for the Shell Geelong refinery, despite uncertainty over the future of the facility.
Interview: Woodside's Chaney Talks FLNG Plans
(Wednesday, May 01, 2013) Recently, Woodside Petroleum shelved plans for a $40 billion onshore liquefied natural gas development at James Price Point in Western Australia. On Tuesday the company announced plans to resurrect the project.
EDITORIAL: New Upgrades to Keep Jurong Island Fresh
(Tuesday, April 30, 2013) Jurong Island continues to bask in sunshine, despite the attraction of cheaper gas feedstock in the Middle East and also that from new shale gas projects in the US.
Singapore Official: LNG Terminal Will Boost Energy Security
(Friday, April 26, 2013) The upcoming liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on Jurong Island will be a major step towards strengthening Singapore's energy security, according to Mr S. Iswaran Thursday.
Singapore LNG Terminal Receives Better-Than-Expected Response
(Thursday, April 25, 2013) Singapore's first LNG terminal is set to commence operations this quarter and before the doors are even open, demand is nearly outstripping supply.
Australia Pacific LNG Weighs In with the Heaviest Lift on Curtis Island
(Thursday, April 25, 2013) Over the weekend, Australia Pacific LNG undertook the heaviest lift on Curtis Island, and one of the heaviest seen in the region, as the project safely lifted and set a CO2 absorber on its foundation on the project's Curtis Island site.
Official: Western Australia to Become One of the Next LNG Heavyweights
(Thursday, April 25, 2013) Bill Marmion is a Liberal party member who took over as Western Australian Minister for Mines and Petroleum in March. He spoke to Interfax on the sidelines of the LNG 17 conference in Houston last week.
Oil Search Says PNG LNG Plant Testing Near
(Tuesday, April 23, 2013) Oil Search Ltd. said Tuesday that equipment testing at its US$19 billion LNG processing plant in Papua New Guinea would soon begin.
Woodside's LNG Rethink: A Sign of the Times?
(Tuesday, April 23, 2013) In the clearest sign yet that Australia's oil and gas industry is losing its luster, the country's biggest energy company has shelved plans to build a LNG processing and export facility in Western Australia.
Singapore Shifts Focus From Refining to Specialty Chemicals - EDB
(Monday, April 22, 2013) Singapore, one of Asia's top refining centers, isn't actively seeking to expand its refining capacity, said a city-state official.