WorldOil Venture Global LNG awards EPC contract for Louisiana LNG export facility Venture Global LNG announced that KBR has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract as lead contractor for Phase 1 of the Plaquemines LNG export project currently under development in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Warmer forecasts end a natural gas bull run before it begins Gas futures tumbled Thursday as U.S. forecasts shifted warmer through early December, leaving bullish traders flat-footed after the previous day’s modest gain stoked speculation that the recent rout had run out of steam. ADNOC inks long-term LNG deal with world’s largest independent trader “These agreements demonstrate the market’s growing confidence in demand for natural gas. LNG is a fuel that can support the transition to clean energy, especially in many Asian markets where switching to gas will result in significant environmental gains," said Fatema Al Nuaimi, CEO of ADNOC LNG. EU expects U.S. natural gas suppliers to contribute to carbon-neutrality goals Officials at the European Commission, the union’s executive arm, are assessing ways to reduce pollution from gaseous fuels as part of the Green Deal, an environmental clean-up of the entire economy. A Republican Senate may mean the end for Biden’s Green New Deal “Biden is not going to be able to ram through a costly, zero-carbon mandate through a Republican Senate. Obama couldn’t do it with control of both the House and the Senate,” said Dan Eberhart, a Republican donor and chief executive of drilling services company Canary Drilling Services LLC. Honeywell to automate world’s largest LNG project The project includes the development of four new LNG mega-trains as well as associated facilities, and the production starting in 2025 will support the continued economic growth in Qatar. Green-group pressures France to delay U.S. LNG purchase decision Once touted as a bridge fuel to smooth the transition away from coal, gas increasingly is being targeted by environmental pressure groups and governments for its contribution to greenhouse gases. Gulf Energy Information introduces new hydrogen data visualization platform The service equips subscribers with detailed project data for key industry segments, including hydrogen, renewable energy, downstream, midstream, and LNG. With researchers based in Asia, Europe and North America, the service also covers the latest project news in an easy-to-digest, accessible format. Biden’s green energy plan seeks to end natural gas use within 15 years “Decarbonization isn’t a debate -- it’s a fossil-fuel death sentence,” said Kevin Book, managing director of ClearView Energy Partners. “It means a resource is going off the grid. That is the inevitable implication.” Harvey Gulf orders four Wärtsilä LNG-powered supply vessel retrofits When the upgrade project is completed, the vessels will be capable of full tri-fuel operation, thus providing Harvey Gulf with the most flexible, fuel efficient class of PSVs in the Gulf of Mexico.