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Tanzania appraisal success

Aug 28, 2013

Latest drilling on the Pweza-2 discovery offshore Tanzania has confirmed resource estimates, according to partner Ophir Energy. Appraisal drilling was completed on Pweza-2 in Block 4, 2km to the south of the Pweza-1 discovery, using the DeepSea Metro 1 drillship…

Technip wins US LNG FEED

Aug 27, 2013

Trunkline LNG Export, LLC awarded Technip a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the potential expansion of the existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The potential expansion project includes a LNG liquefaction plant…

Rosneft, Exxon advance LNG project

Aug 26, 2013

Rosneft and ExxonMobil have commenced the contractor selection process for design and engineering work at its proposed LNG project in the Russian Far East, Rosneft announced. In 2013-2014 Rosneft and ExxonMobil plan to complete design work…

India increases Mozambique stakes

Aug 26, 2013

Indian energy firm ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) has agreed to buy a 10% stake in the Rovuma Area 1 block, offshore Mozambique, from Anadarko, for US$ 2,640 million. Area 1 covers about 2.6 million acres in the deepwater Rovuma Basin and…

Höegh selected for FLNG FEED

Aug 22, 2013

Höegh LNG has signed a contract with an Asia based national oil company to conduct pre-front-end engineering design (FEED) engineering work for an offshore floating LNG facility (FLNG) with a two million-tonne per annum production capacity…

Woodside backs FLNG for Browse

Aug 20, 2013

Australia's Woodside Petroleum announced that it will recommend using Shell's floating LNG (FLNG) technology to develop and commercialize the Browse gas fields. Selecting FLNG as the development concept requires the approval from the…

Petronas' Kanowit field FLNG facility under construction

Aug 19, 2013

The Kanowit FLNG facility is under construction at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Okpo, South Korea, where first steel was cut in June. Petronas Floating LNG 1 (Labuan) Ltd. signed a US$771million  contract for engineering…

Tanzanian LNG site select in 2H

Aug 15, 2013

Independent exploration firm Ophir Energy has said the preferred site for Tanzania’s first multi-train LNG facility could be announced later this year. The firm, a partner with operator BG Group on Blocks 1, 3 and 4, offshore Tanzania…

Golar LNG bags Kuwait deal

Aug 12, 2013

Golar LNG Ltd will provide the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) with floating storage and regasification (FSRU) services to support their LNG import operations at Mina Al Ahmadi. The contract will be for an initial period of five…

Third US LNG terminal approved for exports

Aug 07, 2013

The BG Group and Southern Union-backed Lake Charles Exports LLC has received approval from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to export US-produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-Free Trade Agreement (FTA) countries. Lake Charles previously…

PG provides marine tanks for new PSV

Aug 01, 2013

Norway's PG Marine Group is to provide six of its PG-MACS tanks for a newbuild dual-fuel platform supply vessel (PSV). The vessel, to be built at the Remontowa Shipyward, Romania, will be operated by Siem Offshore on long term charter to Norske Shell…

Norvarg gas discovery 'extensive'

Jul 31, 2013

Appraisal drilling on the Barents Sea Norvarg gas discovery has confirmed the “extensive” nature of the field, it has been announced. The well (7225/3-2), in license PL 535 offshore Norway, was drilled in 377m deep water by Total using the Leiv Eiriksson semisubmersible drilling rig…

Dynagas receives two ice-class LNG carriers for Gazprom, Statoil

Jul 30, 2013

The lead ships classed by Lloyd’s Register incorporate advanced design, containment and operational features as well as the ability to cope with the harsh operating environment of the Arctic. Dynagas, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping…

BG finds Tanzania gas

Jul 25, 2013

BG Group has made a natural gas discovery in the Ngisi-1 well in Block 4 off Tanzania. The well, drilled by the Deepsea Metro 1 drillship, appraised the Chewa gas field resulting in an upgrade in estimated recoverable resources in the block…

Wood Group wins Esso Highlands contract

Jul 23, 2013

Wood Group PSN was awarded a contract by Esso Highlands Ltd., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp., to provide engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services to support its Papua New Guinea (PNG) liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations…

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