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McDermott Scores 'Mega' Offshore Contract in Qatar

Jan 11, 2022

Offshore engineering and construction company McDermott said Monday it had secured a mega offshore contract from QatarEnergy.Under the award, McDermott will be responsible for the delivery of engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) to deliver the North Field East (NFE) Topsides and the North Field East (NFE) Offshore Pipelines and Subsea Cables projects.There is an option included to also award the North Field South (NFS) Offshore Topsides to McDermott…

Delfin Plans Louisiana Floating LNG FID in 2022

Jan 19, 2022

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Delfin LNG said it plans to make a final investment decision (FID) to go forward with its Gulf of Mexico floating LNG export project off Louisiana in 2022.'This is the best macro-environment that the LNG business has ever seen…

Shell Greenlights $7B Shares Buyback 'At Pace' Despite LNG Woes

Jan 07, 2022

Royal Dutch Shell said it will pursue 'at pace' a $7 billion share buyback largely funded from the sale of its U.S. shale business as it faces liquefied natural gas (LNG) outages and slower fuel sales due to the economic hit from Omicron.Shares in Shell…

Regulator Orders Shell to Keep Prelude FLNG Output Shut Until it Can Prove It Is Safe

Dec 24, 2021

Australian oil and gas industry safety regulator NOPSEMA has ordered Shell to keep the giant Prelude FLNG facility off W. Australia shut until it can convince the regulator that it can keep the facility properly powered and that the safety systems are operational…

New Fortress Energy to Deploy 'Fast LNG' to Develop Mauritania's Offshore Gas Reserves

Dec 22, 2021

New Fortress Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mauritania for the development of an Energy Hub, including natural gas, power, liquefied natural gas ('LNG'), and blue ammonia, using existing offshore gas reserves off the coast of Mauritania…

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Offshore Gas Project Making Good Headway, Mauritania Oil Minister Says

Dec 16, 2021

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim, the Kosmos and BP-backed gas project straddling Mauritania and Senegal, has resumed activities and is making 'good headway,' Mauritania's oil minister told an oil conference in Senegal on Thursday.'We have resumed our activities…

Australian LNG Hit by Shell, Chevron Outages at Prelude, Gorgon

Dec 03, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell Plc shut production at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) site and Chevron Corp shut one of three processing units at its Gorgon LNG plant, both off northwestern Australia, the companies said on Friday.The Gorgon…

Petronas Awards FEED Contracts for Third LNG Floater

Dec 02, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas has awarded two Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contracts to a JGC Corporation-Samsung Heavy Industries consortium and to Saipem as part of an international dual FEED design competition for a nearshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Sabah…

Asia’s Demand Engine Fires Up Global LNG supply

Dec 02, 2021

In announcing project sanction on the Scarborough and Pluto Train 2 project last week, Woodside CEO Meg O’Neill emphasized that as well as being both low carbon and globally cost-competitive, it was the strength of demand  “particularly in our…

Green Group to Challenge Approval for Woodside's Pluto LNG project

Nov 30, 2021

Woodside Petroleum said on Tuesday an environmental body will challenge the government's decision to approve the expansion of its Pluto LNG train on concerns of environmental harm caused by greenhouse gas emissions.The Conservation Council of…

McDermott Wraps Net Zero LNG Construction Study for Shell

Nov 29, 2021

Offshore engineering and construction company McDermott said Monday it had completed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) construction study  for Shell, 'identifying tangible reduction pathways toward net-zero construction emissions.'The results of…

SHI Demos SENSE IV, Its Own Natural Gas Liquefaction Process

Nov 25, 2021

Samsung Heavy Industries announced on November 18 that it successfully held a demonstration ceremony at the Geoje shipyard for 'SENSE IV (SAMSUNG Enhanced Nitrogen Split Exapnsion IV)', SHI's in-house natural gas liquefaction system.The demonstration…

Woodside's Giant Scarborough LNG Project May Be the Last of Its Type

Nov 23, 2021

For the first time in a decade, a massive new liquefied natural gas (LNG) project has been approved for construction in Australia, but the Scarborough venture's structure and market realities indicate it may well be the last of its kind.Woodside…

Australia Shares Rise on BHP-Woodside's Final Nod on $12B Scarborough Project

Nov 23, 2021

Australian shares ended higher on Tuesday, buoyed by gains in the mining and energy sectors, a day after BHP Group and Woodside Petroleum gave the final sign-off on their $12 billion Scarborough LNG project.The S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.78% to close at 7…

Woodside, BHP Sanction $12B Scarborough LNG Project

Nov 22, 2021

Woodside Petroleum and BHP Group gave their final go-aheads to spend $12 billion to develop the Scarborough gas field off Western Australia and expand the Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, with the first cargo expected in 2026.The approval…

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