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Shell Earned $2.4 Billion from LNG Trading in Q4

Shell earned $2.4 billion from LNG trading in the fourth quarter amid strong demand for the fuel ahead of the winter, with LNG trades contributing to almost a third of its Q4 adjusted earnings, Reuters reported on Friday, quoting sources close to the UK-based supermajor. The LNG trading profit for …

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Russian Rosneft Posts Nearly 50% Surge in Profits for 2023

Russian state-run oil company Rosneft has reported a nearly 50% jump in net profits for 2023, Reuters reports, hitting over $14 billion despite Western sanctions following Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine. According to Reuters, Rosneft’s 2023 net profit surged by 47.2% to 1.3 trillion rubles–the equivalent of approximately $14.7 billion. …

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BP Indonesia LNG Plant Shuts Down

A 3.8-million-ton liquefaction train at BP’s Tangguh LNG plant in Indonesia has been shut down for a week now due to technical problems. This is according to Upstream, which cited local media as saying the liquefaction train at the 11.4-million-ton facility had been shut down for a week now. This …

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Shell Sees LNG Replacing Coal in Asia

UK energy supermajor Shell has projected that liquefied natural gas (LNG) will replace coal as a leading driver of Chinese and other Asian economies. According to the firm’s LNG Outlook published today, demand will rise by 50 percent by 2040 and global LNG trade will grow to around 625-685m tonnes …

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