US LNG export player NextDecade signed a memorandum of understanding with the Port of Cork Company to set up a floating storage and regasification unit and associated LNG import terminal infrastructure in Ireland.Under the terms of the MOU, the potential development at the Port of Cork would receive LNG from NextDecade’s planned Rio Grande LNG project in South Texas, increase and diversify Ireland’s supply of natural gas as a result, a joint statement reads.The MOU commits the parties to undertake exclusive negotiations to develop the LNG import project in Ireland’s Port of Cork, a sheltered, natural deepwater harbor capable of handling large liquids and cargo ships of all sizes.NextDecade believes the Port of Cork facility could support imports of up to 3 mtpa from Rio Grande LNG.In December 2016, NextDecade signed a heads of agreement with FSRU provider FLEX LNG for the joint development of a full value chain infrastructure solution utilizing FSRU and dockside regasification import technology.FLEX LNG will be supporting NextDecade to provide a fully integrated regas import solution for the proposed LNG terminal at the Port of Cork.The company is also in discussions with European energy companies to enter into long-term purchase contracts for delivery of LNG at the Port of Cork.Additionally, NextDecade will manage the shipping from its proposed RGLNG export facility at the Port of Brownsville in South Texas to the Port of Cork.
Syracuse (15-9, 4-3 Atlantic Coast) fell 1-0 to the reigning ACC softball champion, No. 14 Florida State (24-6, 4-0), in Tallahassee, Florida, on Friday evening.SU ace Alexa Romero took the circle against FSU ace Kylee Hanson. The two shared ACC Co-Pitcher of the Week honors in late February. Romero struck out eight batters, seven of which came in the first three innings.Romero also walked four, including FSU outfielder Korina Rosario to start the bottom of the sixth. A few batters later, outfielder Zoe Casas flew out to center field and Rosario, who was on third, scored the lone run of the game.Offensively, Syracuse struggled to generate hits. The Orange entered the game with four batters averaging over .300 at the plate, including Bryce Holmgren, who entered tops in the ACC with a batting average over .500. In the first game of the series against FSU, only one batter recorded any hits at all.Sammy Fernandez had two hits. One came in the top of the third when she singled to right field. Sophomore Toni Martin, who was on base after an error, moved to third. Fernandez stole second to put runners on second and third, but Alicia Hansen flew out to center field to retire the top of the inning.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThree innings later, Fernandez recorded the only other hit the Orange had against the Seminoles. Like in the third inning, Fernandez got to second and Holmgren walked to put two runners on before the inning ended.Syracuse will face the Seminoles again Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. Comments Published on March 23, 2018 at 8:38 pm Contact Kaci: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook Twitter Google+