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Smit Lamnalco takes key service role in PNG LNG project

Nov 12, 2012

A milestone has been reached in the ground-breaking Papua New Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas (PN LNG) project, following the award of the towage and marine support contract to global offshore and gas terminal service specialist Smit Lamnalco.The…

Malaysian compression train

Nov 10, 2012

GE Oil & Gas will deliver its gas turbine-driven compressor train technology for a Petronas FLNG project slated for startup in 4Q 2015 offshore Malaysia. To be Asia’s first FLNG project, the facility will be moored about 180km off the coast of Bintulu…

KBR wins Bonaparte FLNG design work

Nov 08, 2012

Illustration: Bonaparte LNGGDF Suez has selected KBR to design an FLNG production vessel for its Bonaparte LNG project offshore Darwin, Australia, KBR announced on 8 November 2012.The contract is part of an initial concept definition design competition for the vessel…

Back to subsea's blue skies

Oct 01, 2012

Blue sky thinking and a bunch of new patents have in recent years heralded Fluor's return with a vengeance to the subsea technology arena after a near two-decade lull. Jennifer Pallanich talks to Fluor Offshore Solutions technology director…

Jubilee points way for Prosperidade

Sep 01, 2012

Anadarko Petroleum has taken on a challenging project with the Prosperidade development in Mozambique. But the company plans to draw on lessons from its involvement in Ghanas Jubilee field development to unlock Mozambiques huge gas resources…

Exmar team eyes first FLRSU

Jul 01, 2012

Wison Offshore & Marine, Exmar and longtime LNG consulting and engineering firm Black & Veatch have teamed up on what the companies promise will be the first floating LNG liquefaction, regasification and storage unit (FLRSU), to be installed 3km offshore Colombia…

FMC answers prelude call to arms

Jun 01, 2012

Having secured agreements to provide subsea and topsides equipment for Shell's massive Prelude floating LNG development, FMC Technologies recently revealed details of the FLNG unit's offshore loading arm systems. In Houston, Russell McCulley discusses the technology with FMC's Laurent Poidevin…

FLNG: an industry game changer?

Jun 01, 2012

The potential of floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) developments as an energy sector game changer is discussed here by MSC Kenny's Paul Jukes and Wood Group Mustang's Bryan Trocquet.According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA)…

The technologies in Shell’s DNA

May 01, 2012

Technology is a key enabler for Shell, Matthias Bichsel, director of the supermajor’s Projects & Technology business, told a two-day briefing at the Rijswijk technology centre in The Hague this spring. Meg Chesshyre joined the tour of the company’s iScope…

Skills shortage complicates Australian resource boom

Apr 01, 2012

The energy industry skill shortage has renewed long-running debates in Australia over immigration and at times pitted the population centers in the east against the resource-rich but sparsely populated west. The topic was on the minds of many…

Rolling in the deep

Apr 01, 2012

One portion of the Golden Triangle – the Gulf of Mexico – has slipped a notch in its dominance of the global deepwater play while activities in the other two corners – West Africa and Brazil – amped up. In addition, a new region has joined the report this year…

Dual-fuel first for Gulf newbuilds

Dec 01, 2011

Two platform supply vessels under construction at Louisiana's Harvey Gulf International Marine will use LNG as a propulsion fuel, a first for the US. Russell McCulley hears from Harvey Gulf and others about the move to LNG fuel in the offshore oil & gas market…

Prelude in the supermajor key of FLNG

Jul 07, 2011

Shell's 100% owned and operated Prelude FLNG project offshore Western Australia, long in the works and given a final investment decision in May, will include what the company boasts is the largest floating offshore facility. Russell McCulley…

Pieces of eight

Jul 07, 2011

Earlier this year the refrain was ‘$5 natural gas forever', based on the US Energy Information Administration's (EIA) annual outlook, which argued that natural gas prices will remain below $5 per million btu until 2022. The underlying rationale was growth in the ‘vast' US shale gas resource base…

Berthing the fledgling FLNG breed

Jun 08, 2011

With floating LNG facilities now widely acknowledged to be a key enabler for exploiting stranded gas reserves, Trelleborg Marine Systems' Simon Wilson offers some insights into the new design methodologies needed for integrated berthing and…

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