• 2017 September 20 17:49

    Uniper and Pavilion Gas sign LNG deal providing access to their assets in respective home markets

    Uniper Global Commodities SE, Germany, and Pavilion Gas Pte Ltd, Singapore, are expanding their liquefied natural gas trading businesses with an agreement to provide each other access to its LNG asset base and associated flexibility from the assets, Uniper says in a press release.

    The multi-year agreement between the companies provides Uniper access to Singapore storage and reload facility while Pavilion benefits from the access to LNG Re-gas capacities in Gate LNG terminal (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) and Grain LNG terminal (United Kingdom).

    The deal therefore will provide Pavilion access to UK and Continental European gas markets, while Uniper will benefit from getting access to LNG assets in the Asian market.

    This deal will enhance the flexibility within the diverse LNG portfolios developed by both companies over the years. It will further create LNG logistic optimization abilities for both companies between Atlantic and Pacific basin.

    Uniper brings its long track record of being one of the biggest mid-stream LNG and gas portfolio players in Europe to the deal while Pavilion provides all the experience from the South East Asian LNG market with focus on Singapore.

    Keith Martin, member of the board of Uniper SE, said “Uniper is very pleased to have signed this agreement with Pavilion Gas. Combining Pavilion Gas and Uniper's LNG and midstream capabilities provides a way for our respective companies to broaden our portfolios now and in the future through this cooperation. We are thankful to the Pavilion Gas team for their efforts over the past months in concluding this important Agreement with Uniper.”

    Both companies will be looking to co-operate further in different areas of energy trading providing extensive experience of their home markets and venturing into new markets together.

    About Uniper

    Uniper Global Commodities is a unit of Uniper SE, an international energy company with about 13,000 employees, based in Düsseldorf, Germany. Uniper operates in Europe, Russia, and other markets around the world. A balanced portfolio of large-scale assets—combined with outstanding technical and commercial expertise enable Uniper to deliver bespoke, competitively priced energy products and services.

    Uniper operates about 40 GW of reliable power generating capacity in Europe and Russia which consists mainly of hydro, gas, and coal power plants. This asset base and fuel mix makes Uniper a large producer of reliable, dispatchable power with a high percentage of climate-friendly energy sources like hydro and gas. Uniper also has access to a variety of gas sources, longterm gas contracts and the global LNG market. In addition, Uniper operates gas storage facilities with a total capacity of about 8,5 bcm (Billion cubic meters) in Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom. Uniper’s trading activities encompass the entire energy commodity supply chain in power, emission allowances, natural gas, LNG, coal, and freight.

    About Pavilion Energy

    Pavilion Energy invests in key liquefied natural gas (LNG) businesses to support the growth of a sustainable future in the region. Pavilion Gas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pavilion Energy, is responsible for the marketing and distribution of natural gas in Singapore and the region, including small-scale LNG and LNG bunkering initiatives; and participates in LNG trading across the globe. In 2016, Pavilion Gas was appointed by the Singapore Energy Market Authority (EMA) as an LNG Importer for Singapore.




2017 December 15

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13:51 Baltic Workboats delivered 24m combat pollution and diving support vessel to Port of Klaipeda
13:29 WMU Executive Board 21st Session meets in London
12:56 Marine Recruiting Agency launches training project for Rosterminalugol
12:33 Skangas to source LNG at import terminal on Isle of Grain, UK
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11:32 Africa maritime cooperation centre launched
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