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2010-03-31 06:30:00

DALLAS, March 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports Announce it Will Carry World LNG Export and Import Markets to 2015- Analysis and Forecasts of Terminal wise Capacity and Associated Contracts, LNG Trade movements and Prices Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/world-lng-export-and-import-ma rkets-to-2015-analysis-and-forecas/ (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and...

2009-04-21 08:18:09

The Russian energy giant Gazprom said it will sign agreements with Bulgaria, Serbia and Greece on its South Stream gas pipeline to Europe. Alexander Medvedev, the deputy director of Gazprom, told the Bulgarian Vesti TV channel Tuesday that all technical and economic assessments of the $13 billion South Stream project are to be completed this year when agreements with the three Balkan countries should be signed. Medvedev said Gazprom will urge the European Union to place the South Stream...

2009-03-28 09:09:13

A Siemens Corp. official says the company wants to partner with Russian natural gas monopoly Gazprom to produce liquefied natural gas. The German company's vice president, Dietrich Moeller, told Gazprom's corporate magazine that Siemens hopes a partnership could begin with the Shtokman offshore gas field in the Arctic, ITAR-Tass reported Saturday. Moeller reportedly said that such a partnership was discussed when the presidents of the two companies met recently, saying Siemens could play very...

2008-10-16 18:00:23

SUEZ LNG NA LLC (GDF SUEZ Group) announced today that it has completed pipeline construction for its offshore LNG project, Neptune. The first phase of construction began in late July and included the installation of a 13-mile sub-sea pipeline that will connect the Neptune LNG facility with the existing Spectra Energy HubLine(SM). The second phase, scheduled to begin in early May 2009 and continue into September 2009, includes connecting the new pipeline to the HubLine(SM) and installing two...

2008-10-02 06:00:31

Russian oil and gas major Gazprom and Korea Gas have signed a memorandum of understanding regarding natural gas supplies from Russia to Korea. The memorandum of understanding stipulates the possibility of laying a pipeline for natural gas supplies to Korea across the Korean Peninsula, as well as performing joint surveys on this route. The parties agreed to proceed with the commercial negotiations and to prepare the investment rationale for the project before the end of 2010. A decision...

2008-09-30 15:00:49

Text of report by heavyweight Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta on 29 September [Article by Sergey Kulikov, entitled "Gazprom Sets Its Sights on the States" (Internet Version -WWW)] Moscow is trying to take control of energy resource deliveries not only to Europe, but also to the US. While politicians and analysts in the European capitals and Washington are unsuccessfully wracking their brains about how to reduce Europe's growing dependence on energy resource deliveries from Russia,...

2008-09-05 12:00:35

The Sanitation Bureau of the City of Los Angeles has awarded Clean Energy Fuels a contract for up to 10 years to supply liquefied natural gas for the city's growing fleet of 340 LNG refuse trucks. The liquefied natural gas (LNG) fleet currently uses approximately 3.5 million gallons of clean-burning LNG fuel each year. Fleet fuel volumes are expected to increase as diesel trucks in the 700 truck fleet continue to be replaced with LNG refuse vehicles. Clean Energy has sourcing contracts...

2008-08-15 03:00:29

By Anonymous With limited hydrocarbon resources, Quebec and Ontario must import most of the natural gas consumed. In this regard, the planned Rabaska LNG terminal in the Ville Guay/Beaumont area, located at the limits of the cities of Levis and Beaumont, Quebec, may provide a solution. Gazprom Marketing & Trading USA, Inc. (GMTUSA) and the Rabaska partners, Gaz Metro, Enbridge Inc. and Gaz de France have signed a Letter of Intent under which GMTUSA will become an equity partner in the...

2008-07-27 12:00:39

By Amie Ferris-Rotman and Dmitry Zhdannikov Gazprom is working to turn its Western partners into a lobbying network to try to overcome the European Union's worries about its aggressive expansion plans. Companies working with Gazprom in its Siberian fields may be happy to oblige, analysts say, eager to strengthen their positions in Russia and in turn help the company, the world's largest gas producer, gain assets in Europe to achieve its dream of becoming a trillion-dollar company....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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