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In Briefs -- July 2011
July 29, 2011
Russia Looks To Bridge China Price Gap With Prepayment
Pluto Expansion Orders Delayed
Pertamina To Convert Arun To Regas
Gazprom Inks 4th Indian MoU
CNOOC Gets Hainan Nod
Petronet Eyes 15 MMt/y At Dahej
Italian Court Clears Enel's Sicilian LNG Plans
Shell Joins Abadi FLNG
Kitimat LNG Looks To 2nd Train
Qatar to supply LNG to Malaysia
Petronas Buys Feedgas For Malaysia LNG
Shell Puts Hold on Arrow LNG Project
Brazil Delays Floating LNG Production Units
 
Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Boosts Atlantic Deliveries East
July 29, 2011
Atlantic Basin cargo flows to Asia are building momentum following the March 11 earthquake/tsunami in Japan and subsequent shuttering many of the nation’s nuclear plants. Through May, a total of 4.2 MMt of LNG was delivered east from producers in the Atlantic Basin, a 34% increase from the previous year.
 
Europe’s Sovereign Debt Crises Push Gas Sell-Offs
July 29, 2011
Governments of some of Europe’s gas importers, faced with the two-pronged challenge of crippling sovereign debt and European competition legislation, are being forced to sell state-owned gas assets.
 
Japan LNG Outlook boosted By Uncertain Nuclear Future
July 29, 2011
An unexpected commitment to a society without nuclear power by Naoto Kan, Japan’s embattled prime minister, has shocked the country’s utilities. The statement has added pressure to already struggling companies some of which are now scrambling for extra LNG before winter.
 
Argentine Chill Trumps US Heat Wave
July 29, 2011
Despite a heat wave across the US eastern seaboard and Midwest, prices at Henry Hub failed to rally and US LNG exports fell from last months already low levels. Meanwhile, a cold winter in Argentina and drought conditions in Chile are boosting the need for LNG in South America.
 
Europe LNG Buying Hits Summer Lull
July 29, 2011
Europe’s LNG buyers had a quiet July in spite of gas prices at the UK’s National Balancing Point trading close to $9/MMBtu, a robust level for mid-summer. Total imports slumped by nearly 0.4 MMt from the prior month to 4.7 MMt in July, making it the slowest month in over a year.
 
Nigeria And Japan Making The Market
July 29, 2011
The progressive shuttering of Japan’s nuclear capacity is driving Asian spot prices higher with sellers asking $15/MMbtu for available cargoes. For now most Asian buyers have already fixed cargoes for the summer. However, prices could move higher when purchasing ramps up to rebuild stocks in the fall.
 
Construction Work Hits Stride At Gorgon
July 29, 2011
CBI Kentz JV, an integrated joint venture between CB&I and Kentz, has secured a US$2.3 billion contract for the mechanical, electrical and instrumentation work on the $35 billion Gorgon Project on Barrow Island in Western Australia.
 
Shell Pulls Out Of Mackenzie Delta
July 29, 2011
Shell is looking to sell off its Mackenzie Delta holdings, including its position in the newly approved but long-delayed Mackenzie Valley natural gas pipeline. The decision is another setback for the proposed pipeline.
 
Uncertainty Reigns In Alaska
July 29, 2011
With prospects for a large pipeline to deliver gas from the Alaska North Slope to Alberta fading, attention is turning to an in-state option. But even this more limited scheme − A 24-inch, 737-mile pipeline to deliver gas from the North Slope to Interior and south-central Alaska by 2019 − would cost $7.52 billion to build according to a state-sponsored study.
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