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South Korea to Cut Taxes to Support LNG-fired Power Generation

South Korea is all-poised to cut taxes on liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the tune of 74% and increase taxes on thermal coal for power generation by nearly 27% in 2019. Continue reading

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Canada Producers’ Survival Of Low-Cost U.S. Gas Dependent On LNG Exports

The focus on liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports could curb the Canadian production slump, which has lasted for over a decade, and in retreat from the competition by low-cost U.S. supplies. Continue reading






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Taiwan’s CPC Announces Buying LNG From Cheniere

Taiwan’s CPC Corp. had announced that it had reached a preliminary deal to buy LNG from US based LNG producer, Cheniere Energy Inc. Continue reading






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Are Methane Leaks Offsetting the CO2 Benefit of Natural Gas?

The highlights of the study give a clear picture of the climate impact of natural gas, and as methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, the news is not encouraging for climate change. Continue reading






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Argentina Plans Exporting Natural Gas To Chile By End of 2018

Argentina is all set to export natural gas to its neighbouring country, Chile, before the end of 2018. The development was reiterated by the energy ministers of both the countries. Continue reading






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30% of Natural Gas Fuelling UK To Be Replaced With Hydrogen

In the effort to cut carbon emissions and curb climate change, around a third of the natural gas running UK businesses and homes are set to be replaced with the carbon-free fuel, hydrogen. Continue reading






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India Sets In Import of LNG From Russia Under 20-year Deal

India recently received the first-ever cargo of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Russia under a 20-year contract. This is a part of India’s strategy of diversifying its supply sources and catering to the rising local energy needs. Continue reading






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Russia Gears To Explore Crimean Gas Resources

Russia should gear up and explore the continental shelf of Crimea for natural gas resources, according to a deliberation by Aleksandr Sergeyev, the head of the Russian Academy of Sciences at a three-day visit on the peninsula. Continue reading






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Europe’s First LNG Dredger Conversion Project Kicks Off

A formal steel-cutting ceremony commenced the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain to Europe’s first LNG-powered dredger at the Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu). Continue reading






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Japan, China Join Forces to Use Arctic Route for LNG Transport

Chinese and Japanese shipping companies are joining forces to open up the Arctic liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation routes. Continue reading






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