Asian spot LNG prices stepped higher as Royal Dutch Shell replaced lost output from its Peru plant via spot markets.
Japan's Tokyo Gas is in negotiations to renew its supply contracts in order to achieve more flexibility.
Japan's anti-monopoly regulator ruled that all new contracts for LNG should not contain restrictions on reselling cargoes of the fuel.
Japan's anti-monopoly regulator has announced that all new contracts for LNG must not contain restrictions on the resale of cargoes of the fuel.
Japan's Fair Trade Commission has announced that it will brief on its probe into LNG trading practices on 28 June.
Japan's Mitsui & Co Ltd plans to expand its LNG trading operation as demand for the fuel spurs more spot transactions in Asia.
Japan is planning to sign an agreement to promote American LNG exports during US Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s visit to Tokyo.
Qatar Petroleum is warning Japanese natural gas buyers not to press too hard in long-term supply talks.
Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd has announced that it is planning to construct an LNG-fuelled tugboat.