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Fire causes shutdown of Freeport LNG export terminal

A fire at Freeport LNG‘s natural gas liquefaction plant in South Texas, US, has led to the full shutdown of the facility. The shutdown will reduce total US LNG export capacity by approximately 2 billion ft3/d.

Alfa Laval to acquire Scanjet

The deal adds Scanjet’s intelligent tank management solutions to Alfa Laval’s tanker offering.


Freeport LNG provides update on incident at its liquefaction site

On 8 June 2022, an incident occurred at the Freeport LNG liquefaction plant on Quintana Island, Texas, US, that resulted in the release of LNG, leading to the formation and ignition of a natural gas vapour cloud, and subsequent fire.

CB&I recognised with multiple safety awards

The Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association presented McDermott's storage business, CB&I, with safety awards in three categories during its annual meeting in New Orleans, US.

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CB&I signs MoU with Korea Gas Corp.

CB&I and Korea Gas Corp. have signed an MoU to explore the development of large-scale liquid hydrogen storage to support Korea's Hydrogen Economy Roadmap.

PEC awarded new contracts

PEC Ltd has been awarded new contracts valued at around S$80 million for EPC and mechanical works in various projects.