Industrial gases

Greek shippers take lead in LNG sector

The imposition of new environmental regulations for the consumption of low-sulfur fuel by oceangoing vessels has seen the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market take center stage in global shipping, with Greek shippers recently overtaking the Japanese as the top owners, after ordering a large number of vessels since 2018, according to a VesselsValue report published on Wednesday.

Transgaz SA inaugurates Jupa Natural Gas Compression Station, part of the BRHA project

SNTGN Transgaz SA inaugurated, on Monday, the Jupa Natural Gas Compression Station, which is part of the BRHA project, the Ministry of Economy informs. The value of the execution contract at August 31, without maintenance, for the Jupa STC is of 103.56 million lei. The value of the two compression units installed at the Jupa STC is of 12.6 million euro.

Some Residents of Southeastern Bulgarian City of Karnobat were Evacuated after Gas Leaks

Evacuation of part of Karnobat residents due to gas leaks at the city's train station. Many people spent the night outdoors, NOVA reported.

Around 1:00 am a tank loaded with propane-butane passed through the Karnobat area. A train station employee sensed a smell and a specific sound.

Kos businessman arrested for selling laughing gas

A 50-year-old businessman on Kos faced a prosecutor Monday for allegedly selling balloons containing nitrous oxide, more commonly known as laughing gas.
In a raid on a nightclub on the island run by the 50-year-old, police seized four ampoules of nitrous oxide, a funneling device and a large number of balloons.

LNG deliveries on the rise

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) deliveries to Italy, Spain, Greece, Portugal and Turkey in May rose 16 percent from April, and were up 53 percent from the same month a year ago, Refinitiv data show.
June deliveries this year are set to be higher than in 2018.

Bulgaria Has Negotiated a New 140 million Cubic Meters of Gas Other Than Russian Supplies

Later tonight, a tanker to supply gas from the United States will arrive, the Energy Minister said, quoted by NOVA TV.

Bulgaria has negotiated a new 140 million cubic meters of gas other than Russian supplies of blue fuel. This was announced by Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova at an extraordinary briefing.