El puerto de Barcelona concentra el 60% del bunkering de GNL ship-to-ship

El puerto de Barcelona ha llevado a cabo hasta 18 operaciones de suministro de gas natural licuado (GNL) ship-to-ship a lo largo de 2019. Esta cifra representa el 60% de las operaciones de este tipo realizadas en los puertos de interés general del Estado, que sumaron un total de 30. A través del método ship-to-ship el cumbustible es suministrado directamente de un buque a otro. En total, se dispensaron por esta vía unos 37.200 metros cúbicos de GNL durante el último año. El bunkering de GNL lo...

https://elvigia.com/el-puerto-de-barcelona-concentra-el-60-del-bunkering-de-gnl-ship-to-ship/

Petronas charters newbuild LNG carriers under construction at Hudong Zhonghua

Malaysia’s state-owned energy giant Petronas has signed charter contracts for two 79,900 cu m newbuild LNG carriers to be built at CSSC-affiliated Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding. The vessel have been ordered by an undisclosed Chinese owner, and Splash understands the owner is likely CSSC Shipping....

https://splash247.com/petronas-charters-newbuild-lng-carriers-under-construction-at-hudong-zhonghua/

First gas sales from Leviathan started

Noble Energy, Inc. (Noble Energy) provided an update on the startup of the Leviathan natural gas field, offshore Israel. First gas sales from Leviathan commenced on December 31, 2019.

Now, all four wells and both subsea flowlines are fully operational, with well productivities in line with or better than pre-production expectations.

What is more, venting operations associated with startup were successful, resulting in no impact to onshore communities and with emissions levels are substantially...

https://safety4sea.com/first-gas-sales-from-leviathan-started/

Study reveals gas hydrates in European waters

The University of Southampton launched a study presenting a number of sites in Europe which contain gas hydrate, including areas off the west coast of Greenland, around Svalbard, off central Norway and west of Ireland.

The study was led by Professor Tim Minshull of the University of Southampton, including a 31 strong-team from 14 countries.

Accordingly, the study highlights that the natural gas is stored in an ice-like form beneath the seabed, close to the edge of landmasses, under the deep...

https://safety4sea.com/study-reveals-gas-hydrates-in-european-waters/

Mugardos supera a Barcelona en el ranking de terminales de GNL más utilizadas

La terminal de GNL de Mugardos, en Ferrol, sube un puesto dentro del ranking de utilización del sistema gasista español desplazando a la de Barcelona. Hoy es ya la tercera más empleada en términos relativos. Propiedad de Reganosa, operada también por la multinacional gallega de la energía, la planta consolida su rol de “activo básico” para la seguridad del suministro en la Península Ibérica.

A lo largo de 2019, la planta de Mugardos recibió 20 descargas de buques, frente a las 13 contabilizadas...

https://elvigia.com/mugardos-supera-a-barcelona-en-el-ranking-de-terminales-de-gnl-mas-utilizadas/