LNG Shipping

New maritime emissions rules accelerate rise of LNG as transport fuel

Delegates at LNG2019 discuss preparations for IMO 2020 Tighter emissions rules for international shipping could create new long-term opportunities for LNG. As a cleaner burning fuel, LNG meets the requirements of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) new limitations on airborne sulphur dioxide emissions, which come into place on January 1st, 2020. Now less than 12…


Global LNG trade set to more than double by 2040, says BP

Energy giant forecasts robust growth as natural gas overtakes coal to become second largest source of global energy Global LNG volumes are expected to experience significant growth over the next twenty years, with rising exports from North America and the Middle East destined to supply energy-hungry markets in China, India and other emerging markets in…


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LNG2019 Team Attends World LNG Summit in Lisbon

  The CWC 19th Annual World LNG Summit & Awards Evening took place in Lisbon, Portugal on 27-30 November, 2018. The LNG2019 team attended the prestigious annual gathering of LNG professionals, a perfect opportunity to network, stay informed on the latest LNG developments and hot topics, as well as to promote the LNG2019 conference and…


PRESS RELEASE: Over 100 Professionals Attend LNG2019 Exhibitor Briefing

PRESS RELEASE – 21 November 2018 Over 100 Professionals Attend the LNG2019 Exhibitor Briefing & Press Reception, Shanghai The LNG2019 Exhibitor Briefing, held on Thursday 15 November, brought together senior executives from international oil companies including Chevron, ExxonMobil, Anadarko and Tellurian with local exhibitors, including CNOOC, CNPC, China Gas, Towngas, Jiangnan Shipping Yard and Shenergy.…



LNG2019 presented at GASEX 2018, Hangzhou, China

On 29th of October, GASEX 2018, which was hosted by China Gas Association (CGA), a member of the LNG2019 National Organizing Committee, had its grand opening at Hangzhou International Expo Centre in Hangzhou, China. During the keynote session, David Carroll, the President and CEO of Gas Technology Institute (GTI) as well as an LNG2019 Plenary…


PRESS RELEASE: Full Programme announced for LNG2019

PRESS RELEASE – 24 SEPTEMBER 2018 Full Programme announced for LNG2019 – the only LNG event owned by the industry, run for the industry The Plenary Programme now features over 25 leaders of the LNG industry, including CEOs of both Chinese and international companies such as CNPC, Beijing Gas, Chevron, KOGAS, Total, Gazprom, Cheniere Energy,…


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LNG2019 Reception at Gastech 2018, Barcelona

The LNG2019 team exhibited at Gastech 2018 in Barcelona this week, meeting industry professionals from all over the world to tell them about the newly announced conference programme and what else to expect in Shanghai next April. On Wednesday 19 September Mr Wang Zhehong, Executive Chairman of the National Organizing Committee of LNG2019 and Deputy…



Chairman of CNPC & PetroChina Confirmed to Speak at LNG2019

    The LNG2019 National Organising Committee is pleased to announce the addition of Mr Wang Yilin, Chairman of CNPC and Chairman of PetroChina, to the exceptional Plenary Programme. He will join speakers from Shanghai Municipality, Chinese National Energy Administration (NEA) and Gazprom in the LNG2019 Opening Ceremony, which will feature entertainment and Welcome Speeches…


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300 Days to Go! The Initial Exhibitors Signing Ceremony of LNG2019

  300 days to go now until the official opening of the 19th International Liquefied Natural Gas Conference and Exhibition (LNG2019). The initial exhibitors signing ceremony of the conference was officially held at Shanghai Shenergy Group on 5th June, 2018. The attendees included:   Wang Zhehong, Executive Chairman of the LNG2019 National Organising Committee, Deputy…


LNG2019 Executive Chairman Encourages Final Abstract Submissions at the 4th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition

On 24-26 April 2018, LNG2019 National Organising Committee Executive Chairman Wang Zhehong, accompanied by the Deputy General Manager of Shenneng Group and the Chairman of Shanghai Gas Group, attended the 4th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition in Beijing. Mr Wang introduced the 19th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas…


LNG2019 NOC Executive Chairman Wang Zhehong invites Industry representatives at Gasex 2018 Executive Committee Meeting to participate in LNG2019

The Executive Committee meeting of Gasex 2018 was held in Shanghai on 30th March. Gasex 2018 is the Western Pacific’s official platform for the gas industry, especially in the sharing of market information amongst member economies. The event hosted attendees from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, and India. Mr. Wang Zhehong, the Executive…


全球最大的液化天然气会议 第一波全体会议发言人确认宣布

由国际天然气联盟(IGU),天然气技术研究所(GTI)和国际制冷研究所(IIR)拥有的LNG X系列的下一个活动,第19届国际液化天然气会议(LNG2019),热烈宣布第一波确认的全体会议发言人。这个最重要的全球液化天然气会议将于2019年4月1日至5日在上海举行。其主要目标是为液化天然气行业进行战略性的,技术性的和商业性的活动交流。 全体会议的发言人将由来自全球领先能源公司,各国政府部长和非行业的资深代表组成。他们将就2019年液化天然气行业面临的最热门问题进行交流和辩论,并讨论该行业未来的走向。确认的国际能源专家迄今包括: 国际能源署执行董事Dr Fatih Birol博士 韩国天然气集团 (Korean Gas Corporation)总裁兼首席执行官Seung-Il Cheong 俄罗斯Novatek集团,首席财务官兼管理委员会副主席,Mark Gyetvay TechnipFMC执行主席Thierry Pilenko Sempra LNG & Midstream总裁Octávio Simões 即将上任的2018至2021年国际天然气联盟主席 Joe M. Kang教授 美国燃气技术研究院 总裁兼首席执行官David Carroll 国际制冷学会 气体液化和分离委员会副主席Philip Hagyard 中国是世界上增长最快的液化天然气市场 – 根据福布斯最新报告“液化天然气需求2016年增长33%,去年激增50%,中国将超过韩国成为继日本之后的世界第二大液化天然气进口国”。对于中国来说,这是一个振奋人心的时期,也是上海举办该行业盛会的最佳时机。中国已确认的演讲者包括: 上海市市政当局 资深代表 中国国家能源局 资深代表 北京燃气董事会主席 李亚兰 申能股份有限公司 资深代表 香港中华煤气公司董事长陈永坚 Alfred Chan 这些演讲嘉宾将加入其他资深的液化天然气行业人士,资深外部专家和内阁部长代表,参与讨论LNG2019全国组委会, 来自东道国家协会与指导委员会定义的全体会议主题。 演讲嘉宾们会在未来几个月内逐步公布。 主题包括: 全球液化天然气展望 新的液化天然气市场 液化天然气:可持续的未来可持续燃料 液化天然气供应的变化图 竞争性液化天然气市场的商业模式 液化天然气基础设施和下游应用 中国液化天然气市场的机遇…


China Passes South Korea as World’s No. 2 LNG Importer

On 23 January Bloomberg reported that China’s General Administration of Customs has just confirmed that China’s imports of LNG now surpass South Korea’s. According to the article, China imported 38.1 million tons of LNG in 2017, compared to 37.6 million tons imported by South Korea in the same year. Japan remains the world’s largest importer, having shipped in…



China to host World Gas Conference 2024 in Beijing

It was announced today at the IGU Committee meeting in Tokyo that the IGU Presidency 2021-2024 has been awarded to the  People’s Republic of China. Ms LI Yalan, Vice Chairperson, China Gas Society; Chairperson of Beijing Gas Group Company Limited; IGU Regional Coordinator for Asia and Asia Pacific, 2015-2018, will become President of the IGU taking over from…


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Press Release: LNG2019 Press Conference & Exhibitor Briefing Day a Big Success

The first Exhibitor Briefing Day for the 19th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG2019) was held at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre (SWEECC) in China on 19 October 2017. Participants included representatives from the International Gas Union (IGU), Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, Shanghai Municipal Housing Construction Committee, US Consulate…



Call for Abstracts for LNG2019 is now CLOSED

The LNG2019 Programme Committee is delighted to announce that Call for Abstracts opened on 20 September 2017, inviting industry experts worldwide to submit abstracts relating to topics defined by the Committee. These topics include Supply, Demand & Contracting Strategies, Emissions Policies, Floating Liquefaction, Advances in Technology, LNG Shipping, Storage and Transportation among many others. The…


IGU endorsed APGC 2017 returns to Daegu this September

Hosted by Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), Korea Gas Union (KGU) and Energy News, APGC2017 will once again take place in Daegu under the endorsement of the International Gas Union (IGU) and under the Patronage of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. APGC began its new era of internationalization successfully last year, bringing over…


Meet us in Perth

Come meet us at our stand (2142 – level 2) at LNG 18 Perth! LNG 2019 team will be presenting and exhibiting at LNG 18, the world’s largest global LNG event from 11 – 15 April 2016 at the Perth Convention Centre, Australia. Professor Wensheng Lin, Deputy Secretary General, LNG 2019 National Organising Committee will…


Key reasons to attend LNG 2019

The first time that LNG X will take place in China! The world’s largest global LNG event offers unparalleled business networking and learning that will enable you to keep updated with the latest breakthrough technologies and innovations and address all the key commercial, strategic and technical issues within the 5-day program. Key reasons why you…



LNG 18 Take aways and what to expect at LNG 2019

LNG 18 Take aways and what to expect at LNG 2019     LNG 18 stirred up topical discussions, created ideal opportunities for business, and attracted high-level participation.   The event highlights included the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, presenting during the Welcome Reception, the Opening Plenary Session with the three CEOs from Chevron,…