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LNG bunkering cooperation enhances partnership between Singapore and Japan

JAPAN and Singapore are currently jointly working on liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering - the process of transferring LNG to a ship for use as fuel. I believe that this cooperation not only further enhances the close partnership between Japan and Singapore in the field of international shipping, but also has the potential to greatly strengthen the two countries' positions as major maritime hubs ...more

Singapore poised to host 'world's largest base oil plant of its kind'


EXXONMOBIL'S base-oil plant is set to emerge as the largest of its kind in the world after a multi-billion dollar expansion lined up for its integrated manufacturing facility gets the go ahead.

Ted Walko, the company's global marketing manager for base stocks and specialties, told The Business Times that the plant, which is progressing towards a final investment decision ...more

ExxonMobil starts up world's largest resin plant


EXXONMOBIL has started production at two new multi-billion dollar plants, producing petrochemicals used in adhesives and manufacturing tyres.

The first plant, the world's largest of its kind, has an annual output of 90,000 tonnes of the company's proprietary product, Escorez hydrogenated hydrocarbon resins, the supermajor said on Thursday.

Hydrogenated hydrocarbon ...more

Singapore LNG inks deal with energy trader Trafigura


SINGAPORE LNG has signed an agreement with independent energy trader Trafigura for storage and reloading services at the SLNG Terminal on Jurong Island.

The agreement signed on May 30 grants Trafigura access to 160,000 cubic metres of firm LNG storage on a segregated basis for the next 24 months.

Trafigura had responded to a call for proposals from Singapore LNG ...more

Keppel Corp in talks with Golar on FLNG project for Tortue field


KEPPEL Corporation is in talks with liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping company Golar LNG on floating LNG (FLNG) projects for the Tortue field located offshore in Mauritania and Senegal.

Golar said on Thursday that it had struck a preliminary agreement with BP to provide a FLNG unit for the oil major's Greater Tortue/Ahmeyin project development.

Of the four partners ...more

Pavilion Gas imports maiden LNG cargo for local use


PAVILION Gas, a subsidiary of Temasek-owned Pavilion Energy, has received its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo for use in Singapore after being awarded an importer licence.

The cargo, which arrived at the Singapore LNG terminal on April 7, was supplied by Qatargas under a spot contract, said Pavilion in a press statement.

The supercooled fuel will be regasified ...more

PCS opens US$80m naphtha import facilities on Jurong Island


PETROCHEMICAL Corporation of Singapore (PCS) on Wednesday marked the official opening of its US$80 million naphtha import facilities on Jurong Island, a project first announced two years ago in 2016.

PCS's newest installation includes eight storage tanks totalling some 240,000 cubic metres of capacity, a 120,000 deadweight tonnage (DWT) liquid berth capable of handling large ...more

SRC completes US$500m upgrade on Jurong Island


SINGAPORE Refining Company (SRC), the smallest of Singapore's three refineries, has completed its new petrol clean fuels facility and cogeneration plant on Jurong Island at the cost of US$500 million.

The project, which received final investment decision in 2014, has resulted in greater energy efficiency, higher-quality products and reduced emission of sulphur oxides, said ...more

SLNG terminal has enough capacity to replace piped gas if necessary: CEO


SINGAPORE'S liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal has completed a recent expansion and now has enough capacity to meet the city-state's total gas demand, even if it were to stop importing natural gas through pipes.

The five-year-old terminal is also retooling itself in various ways to serve the evolving LNG market, ahead of an anticipated take-off in LNG trading, bunkering, ...more