Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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Prelude FLNG to Start Producing at End-2018

Dec 04, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell expects production at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) unit to start at the end of the year, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Tuesday.'We continue to progress Prelude towards operations, with safety and quality being our main focus ... We expect to see production around the end of the year,' she told Reuters in an emailed statement.Prelude - which will process natural…

BP's Tortue/Ahmeyim FLNG Project Pushes Ahead

Dec 17, 2018

Golar LNG Limited announced Monday that it has received a Limited Notice to Proceed (LNTP) from BP Mauritania Investments Ltd and BP Senegal Investments Ltd, in their capacity as block operators, in respect of the provision of a Floating Liquefaction…

LNG Investment Set to Grow

Dec 03, 2018

Following years in the pricing doldrums, LNG is hot again, with business prospects for floating production and regasification looking strong through 2023. We talk to Jim McCaul of International Maritime Associates (IMA) for his insights, as…

East Timor Buys Shell's Stake in Greater Sunrise

Nov 21, 2018

East Timor has agreed to buy Royal Dutch Shell's stake in the Greater Sunrise natural gas fields off the northern coast of Australia for $300 million, the government and Shell Australia said on Wednesday.The agreement for Shell's 26.56 percent…

Argentina to Export First LNG in 2019

Nov 21, 2018

Argentina is due to begin exports of liquefied natural gas from a part of its vast Vaca Muerta shale gas resource next year through a floating LNG liquefaction (FLNG) vessel provided by Exmar, the Belgian shipping company said on Wednesday.The operations…

First LNG shipment from Ichthys project arrives in Japan

Oct 30, 2018

The first liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipment from the giant Ichthys project in Australia arrived at Inpex's Naoetsu LNG receiving terminal in northern Japan on Wednesday, the Japanese operator of the project said.The LNG vessel Pacific Breeze…

Goldsboro LNG Project Eligible for $1.5bln German Loan

Oct 30, 2018

Pieridae Energy announced that its proposed financing of upstream activities within the Goldboro LNG project has received a written confirmation of eligibility in principle for up to US $1.5 billion of untied loan guarantee by the German federal…

First LNG Cargo Exported from Ichthys

Oct 23, 2018

French oil and gas major Total said on Tuesday that the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from Australia's Ichthys LNG project has been exported following the production start-up at the end of July.Ichthys LNG, with reserves of…

ABS Awards AIP to HHI’s Deepwater FLNG Hull

Oct 22, 2018

ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries’ (HHI) Deepwater Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) hull design.HHI advises the Newbuilding Conversion FLNG hull design for offshore application can be constructed for about…

LNG Investment Set to Grow

Oct 18, 2018

Following years in the pricing doldrums, LNG is hot again, with business prospects for floating production and regasification looking strong through 2023. We talk to Jim McCaul of International Maritime Associates (IMA) for his insights, as…

Hoegh LNG Vessel to Leave Egypt Before Weekend

Oct 16, 2018

Egypt's petroleum minister said on Tuesday that a regasification vessel would leave Egypt by the end of the week, a day after Norway's Hoegh LNG said Egypt was to give up one of its two floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals.The minister…

IMA Completes 12-month Study of the Floating Liquefaction and Regasification Market

Oct 04, 2018

International Maritime Associates has just completed a 12-month study of the global market for floating gas liquefaction plants and floating LNG regasification terminals. The 150+ page study, published by World Energy Reports, is the most detailed analysis yet made of this growing business sector…

FLNG projects taking shape

Dec 26, 2017

Elaine Maslin looks at some of the ongoing and proposed FLNG projects around the globe (First published in the December 2017 OE, access the full issue here). West Africa has seen a good amount of floating LNG project activity this year with three developments underway…

FLNG coming of age, but in what form?

Dec 22, 2017

The performance of the world’s first floating LNG projects, which are moving from execute to operate, will form the shape of the industry to come. Elaine Maslin reports (First published in the December 2017 OE, access the full issue here)…

Keppel Offshore & Marine inks Mozambique FLNG and Petrobras work

Dec 11, 2017

Keppel Offshore & Marine, through its subsidiaries, has inked new contracts froom Petrobras and SOFEC, worth in total about US$96.22 (S$130 million).  Keppel Shipyard's contract from SOFEC is for the fabrication of a turret mooring…

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