According to Reuters, Petronet LNG – India’s top gas importer – has issued force majeure notice to Qatargas, as it seeks to delay the loading of LNG cargoes under long-term deals.
According to Rystad Energy, Qatar’s latest liquefaction capacity drive is set to cost a total of US$50 billion and its sanctioning is unlikely this year.
Qatar Petroleum has announced that its subsidiary, Qatar Terminal Ltd, has entered into a long-term agreement with Elengy for LNG receiving, storage and regasification services at the Montoir-de-Bretagne LNG terminal in France.
Sparrows Group has secured a contract to manufacture three cranes for Qatargas’ North Field expansion project.
Qatar has delayed the selection of Western partners for its world-leading North Field LNG project by several months.
Four LNG tankers en route to North Asia have been diverted due to the Coronavirus outbreak in China.
According to Reuters, Qatari energy companies are actively engaged in accommodating both rescheduling and re-routing requests on some deliveries of Qatari oil and gas cargoes to China after the coronavirus outbreak.
Qatargas has announced the signing of a new, long term LNG SPA with Shell to deliver 1 million tpy of LNG to the State of Kuwait.