LNG Prime brings you the five most popular news on our platform during the week of March 14-20, 2022.
1) Dutch gas grid operator Gasunie has secured a small floating storage and regasification unit from Belgian shipowner Exmar for its planned terminal in Eemshaven, as the Netherlands looks to reduce reliance on Russian gas.
2) Dutch firm Gasunie is looking to build the country’s second LNG import facility and boost capacity at the Gate terminal, as part of plans to reduce reliance on Russian gas.
3) A unit of UAE’s Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (Adnoc) has ordered two large LNG carriers at China’s Jiangnan Shipyard, according to shipbuilding sources.
4) Shell has received approval from Australian regulator Nopsema to restart its giant Prelude FLNG located offshore Australia, following an incident in December last year.
5) US LNG player New Fortress Energy will use Avenir LNG’s large bunkering and supply vessel for a period of six months during this year, ahead of its charter deal with energy giant Shell which will start in 2023.