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Sunday, January 25, 2015

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TEPCO, Chubu to Buy LNG from Vitol, GDF

Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) and Chubu Electric Power Co, are expected to buy a total of six LNG cargoes from Vitol and GDF Suez in their first joint tender, Reuters reported citing sources. Vitol and GDF Suez are expected to supply three cargoes each, traders told the news agency. The two...

Japanese Firm Signs Alaska LNG Deal

Alaska Governor Bill Walker Tuesday signed an agreement with Japan’s Resources Energy, Inc to form a partnership in developing Alaska's liquefied natural gas (LNG) market. “This agreement is an extension of Alaska’s longstanding partnership with Japan in energy markets,” Walker...

Japan's TEPCO, Chubu Launch Joint LNG Tender

Japanese utilities, Tokyo Electric Power Co and Chubu Electric Power Co, are holding an international tender for LNG, news agency Reuters reported Wednesday citing one of the utilities. This is the first time two Japanese companies have jointly requested bids to supply LNG, a Tokyo Electric spokesman...

Tokyo Based Fund to Invest in LNG Carriers

Tokyo based fund operator Anchor Ship Partners is expected to launch 500 billion yen ($4.1 billion) fund to purchase LNG carriers and other large ships, with an eye on Japan's imports of North American shale gas starting as early as 2017, Nikkei Asian Review reported. Anchor Ship Partners has already...

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