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Mauritania: Change after Chinguetti

Jul 02, 2019

Mauritania is back, it seems, as Africa’s newest oil province, just 13 years after a sudden production drop at its first offshore oilfield, Chinguetti, precipitated the authorities ire over contracts and a rash of oil company departures.Now, the West African Transform Margin confirmed by indie Kosmos Energy is heralding a working petroleum system in the Mauritanian salt basin. The pre-salt, too, has attracted the majors…

Flowserve Inks Deal for Prelude FLNG

Aug 12, 2019

Flowserve Corporation (FLS), a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, has entered into a five-year contract with Shell Australia to provide general maintenance services for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquified Natural Gas (FLNG) facility…

Baker Hughes: U.S. Cuts Rigs for Fifth Straight Week

Aug 02, 2019

U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for a fifth week in a row as most independent producers cut spending even though majors were still pushing ahead with investments in new drilling.Drillers cut six oil rigs in the week to Aug…

Eni Begins Hull Work at Coral South FLNG

Jul 23, 2019

Italian energy major Eni has started installation works on the hull of the Coral Sul floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) treatment and liquefaction unit that will be moored offshore in Mozambique.According to a press note from ENI, the unit is part of the Coral South project…

Floater Sector Active Despite Market Volatility

Jul 08, 2019

Activity in the floating production sector has not been slowed by the recent volatility seen across global oil markets, according to a recent report by World Energy Reports (WER).Brent oil, which had reached as high as the mid $70 range earlier this year…

BP Finds More Gas at Greater Tortue Ahmeyim

Jul 01, 2019

A new well in the BP-operated Greater Tortue development area has encountered approximately 30 meters of net gas pay in high-quality Albian reservoir offshore Mauritania and Senegal, project partner Kosmos Energy announced on Monday.The Greater…

Delfin Asks for FLNG Project Extension

Jun 21, 2019

Delfin LNG LLC asked U.S. federal energy regulators for a three-year and six-month extension until March 28, 2023 to build facilities proposed to connect floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessels off the coast of Louisiana.The U.S. Federal…

Africa Looks to FLNG to Accelerate its Dash for Gas

Jun 21, 2019

Since the idea of floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) was first mooted the landscape of the oil and gas sector has changed dramatically. When Shell finally pressed the go button for its Prelude FLNG project offshore Australia back in mid-2011…

Shell Sees More FLNG Opportunities

Jun 19, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell sees more opportunities for floating liquefied natural gas projects, but not necessarily like its $17 billion Prelude operation off Australia, which shipped its first cargo last week, over two years behind schedule.Shell Australia…

Mooring Monitor System for Coral Sul FLNG

Jun 18, 2019

Mooring solutions supplier SOFEC has selected an innovative mooring monitoring system (MMS) for a major new deepwater development offshore Mozambique.The new system, supplied under a teaming agreement between BMT and Sonardyne, will involve…

West Africa Offshore Outlook

Jun 17, 2019

The outlook for West Africa’s offshore oil and gas market remains positive despite some hiccups hinged on delay by some countries in the region to align their hydrocarbon regulations to prevailing market trends and the intensifying global competition…

Japanese, Australian Firms Join for FLNG Project

Jun 17, 2019

Australia's Transborders Energy  announce it has entered into a Joint Study Agreement with Japanese utility  Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. and its affiliate Kyushu Electric Australia Pty Ltd (Kyushu).  The Joint Study Parties will work together…

Prelude FLNG Ships First LNG Cargo

Jun 11, 2019

The first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has sailed from Shell’s Prelude floating LNG (FLNG) facility offshore Australia, Shell announced Tuesday alongside its joint venture partners INPEX, KOGAS and OPIC.This shipment from the world’s largest floating producer of LNG…

Floating Production Picking Up -Report

May 23, 2019

A collection of new orders may signal good news for the floating production sector, says a recent market report from International Maritime Associates and World Energy Reports (IMA/WER).Since the start of 2019, there have been 10 orders for floating production units…

FLNG Satu Achieves First LNG at Kebabangan

May 21, 2019

Petronas has produced its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a floating LNG (FLNG) facility at the Kebabangan cluster field, 90 kilometers offshore the eastern state of Sabah, the Malaysian state-owned oil company announced on Tuesday.First…

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