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Thursday, December 18, 2014

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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...

Japan's Chubu in LNG Deal With GDF Suez

Japan’s Chubu Electric Power Co will buy 20 LNG cargoes from GDF Suez. The Japanese utility on Thursday said that this would be its first LNG purchase linked to spot LNG prices, Reuters reported. According to the basic agreement signed on Oct. 31, Chubu will buy 20 cargoes or around 1.2 million...