Gazprom backs its Baltic LNG project

Russia’s Gazprom has signalled that it wants its long-discussed Baltic liquefied natural gas project to help fulfil its European delivery commitments in the event the company stops exporting volumes via Ukraine after 2019.

Hoegh gets new structure

Norwegian contractor Hoegh LNG has set up a new operations division to handle the technical and commercial management of all the company’s assets that are in operation, writes Eoin O’Cinneide.

Aurora application is filed

Chinese-owned Nexen Energy has officially begun the regulatory process for its proposed Aurora liquefied natural gas export project in western Canada with an application for an environmental assessment certificate.

Excelerate deal done for vessel

US floating regasification specialist Excelerate Energy has completed a long-term sale and leaseback agreement covering its floating storage and regasification unit Experience with a wholly owned subsidiary of CMB Financial Leasing.