Liquefied natural gas

Mytilineos Group overtakes DEPA as major LNG importer in 2019

Private Greek industrial group Mytilineos has overtaken incumbent DEPA to become the country's biggest LNG importer this year, the first time in history that an independent company has knocked the state-owned company from the top spot, ICIS an information platform on petrochemicals and specifically on energy issues, fertilisers and other commodities said in a report.

Firms including MOL, Osaka, Gaslog, chosen in Cyprus FSRU LNG tender

Three joint ventures have been selected by Cyprus in the first stage of a tender to provide a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to import liquefied natural gas (LNG).
The first joint venture is led by China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering, Natural Gas Public Company of Cyprus (DEFA) said on its website.

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.
[Reuters]

LNG-powered ship fleet needs more infrastructure to expand

The number of new liquefied natural gas-powered vessels will almost double around the globe this year, as the deadline for slashing the sulfur content of bunker fuel is fast approaching, but their further increase to significant figures greatly depends on the improvement of infrastructure, a senior market monitoring official tells Kathimerini English Edition.

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