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Shell, Inpex share Browse fiber optic

May 13, 2014

INPEX and Shell are investing in a project to construct a subsea optical fiber cable system incorporating the Ichthys and Prelude projects in Australia's Browse basin.  The subsea fiber optic cable system, to be provided and operated by Nextgen Group…

Controlling an LNG carrier

May 12, 2014

Kongsberg Maritime provides this video on how its maritime solutions enable staff to control the GDF Suez Neptune LNG carrier. The DNV-classed Neptune, managed by Höegh LNG Fleet Management AS, was built by Samsung Heavy Industries and delivered to GDF Suez 3Q 2009…

Hoegh, Egypt's Egas sign LOI for FRSU

May 12, 2014

Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. (Egas) for the use of one of Höegh's floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) – currently under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries…

ABS wins Petronas classification deal

May 05, 2014

ABS has been awarded the classification contract from Petronas for the company's second floating LNG facility (PFLNG 2). The vessel will be built at the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in Geoje, Korea. ABS has a history working with floating gas concepts…

ConocoPhillips to resume LNG exports from Alaska

Apr 14, 2014

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has granted ConocoPhillips Alaska Natural Gas Corp. (CPANGC) blanket authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its facility at Nikiski, about 70 miles southwest of Anchorage, on the Kenai Peninsula…

Subcommittee passes LNG exports bill

Apr 09, 2014

A US Subcommittee on Energy and Power approved new legislation aimed at speeding up the approvals process for US liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications, the committee announced on 9 April 2014. Bill H.R. 6, also called the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act…

Petronas launches hull of PFLNG SATU

Apr 08, 2014

Malaysia's Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) announced that it has launched the hull of its first floating LNG (PFLNG SATU) facility at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. The facility…

Milestone marked on Ichthys

Apr 03, 2014

INPEX has marked the first dry dock hull block erection on the Ichthys LNG project central processing facility (CPF) at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. With 150m x 110m topside dimensions…

US LNG exports to create new jobs

Mar 28, 2014

US Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, held a hearing on how increasing exports of LNG will create thousands of high-paying jobs and support U.S. allies abroad. The hearing, entitled “Importing Energy…

Woodside still working on Leviathan

Mar 28, 2014

Woodside Energy’s bid to join the offshore Israel Leviathan gas field consortium has missed an agreed deadline, the firm has said.  Australia-based Woodside and the offshore Israel Leviathan project joint venture partners missed a target…

Appetite for technology in ME increases need for intelligent energy law solutions

Mar 11, 2014

The oil and gas industry is experiencing an increasing demand for advanced technology and expertise in the Middle East at a time when the sector as a whole is changing its approach to acquiring, transferring, and protecting its intellectual capital…

CERA14: Rising costs become "new reality"

Mar 04, 2014

During his keynote address at IHS CERAweek, Chevron Chairman and CEO, John Watson (pictured), addressed the challenges and changes in the industry, noting the effects of rising costs on the industry’s success. With labor and cost doubling over the past decade…

Statoil boosts Tanzanian LNG prospects

Mar 03, 2014

Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil have carried out a successful first drill stem test on their Tanzania Block 2 offshore discovery Zafarani-2. The data acquired will help reduce technical uncertainties in a possible future Tanzania offshore and LNG development…

Gazprom, Shell progress on Sakhalin

Feb 24, 2014

Russia-based Gazprom and Shell signed an agreement for the preparation of FEED documents for the production of LNG within the Sakhakin II project off Sakhalin Island, Russia. “We welcome the sequential approach of our partner Gazprom to expanding the LNG plant in the Prigorodnoye settlement…

Sabine Pass can up LNG exports

Feb 20, 2014

Today, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a request from Sabine Pass Liquefaction LLC and Sabine Pass LNG to increase the maximum peak day liquefied natural gas (LNG) production and export capacity for Trains 1-4 at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal to 2…

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