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LNG can help lead the way to a hydrogen future

A study by Future Energy Exports Cooperative Research Centre has confirmed the potential for LNG and its infrastructure to act as an accelerator for the emerging global hydrogen economy.


MOL signs LNG supply basic agreement for LNG-fuelled ferries

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd, MOL Ferry Co., Ltd, Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd and Hokkaido Gas Co., Ltd have announced that basic agreements were signed between MOL and JAPEX, and MOL and Hokkaido Gas for supply of LNG fuel to two LNG-fuelled ferries.


JBIC and Woodside to collaborate on energy supply chains

Woodside Energy and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at securing a stable supply of energy for Japan and to assist in achieving its decarbonisation goals.


EIA: global trade in LNG grew by 4.5% in 2021

An average of 49.0 billion ft3/d of LNG was traded globally during 2021, an increase of 2.2 billion ft3/d from 2020, according to The LNG Industry GIIGNL Annual Report 2022.


Rystad Energy’s gas market lowdown

Rystad Energy’s Senior Gas Markets Analyst, Kaushal Ramesh, discusses gas market price levels, global demand, as well as the uncertainty caused by the new Omicron variant.