Offshore LNG News - page 48

Pay for Santos at Lasseter-1/ST1

Aug 25, 2014

Santos hit a gas discovery at the Lasseter-1/ST1 exploration well, offshore Western Australia.  Map of WA-274-P from Inpex The block and its surrounding areas are considered an area of high exploration potential…

SNC-Lavalin completes Kentz acquisition

Aug 22, 2014

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. announced it completed its acquisition of Jersey-based oil and gas services company Kentz Corp. Ltd. The acquisition of Kentz supports SNC-Lavalin’s ongoing transformation into a global Tier-1 engineering and construction (E&C) company…

Canada adds smart buoy for Bay of Fundy

Aug 20, 2014

Transport Canada, the province of New Brunswick, and several other project partners announced funding for the SmartAtlantic Saint John (New Brunswick) buoy project, eighth in the smart buoy series that is modernizing Canada's marine navigation system…

Drydocks World completes two turret modules for Shell Prelude

Aug 18, 2014

Dubai's Drydocks World has successfully completed turret modules 1 and 2 for the world’s largest floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. This innovative FLNG facility will be stationed at Shell's Prelude gas field off the northwest coast of Australia…

Apache to exit high-profile LNG projects

Aug 12, 2014

US oil and gas company Apache says it will exit both Chevron-operated LNG projects, Kitimat and Wheatstone, in which the company holds equity interests in order to focus on its more lucrative onshore business. Apache’s Chairman and CEO G…

New API map- LNG export facilities

Aug 06, 2014

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has compiled a new web-based map tracking North American LNG export facility projects. API says approving the LNG sites are critical to US export goals: the proposed export terminals are a 'roadmap to a lower trade deficit…

Tackling blast-proofing

Aug 04, 2014

An A60 fire door from InterDam. Just seven years after launching, fire- and blast- resistant door and wall manufacturer InterDam has added some impressive names to its project portfolio…

Norway’s challenges and opportunities

Aug 01, 2014

Ingrid Sølvberg, director for the Norwegian and Barents seas, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. Photo from UTC.  Challenges to produce new areas, like the Barents, and extend the life of more mature regions…

Cheniere provides 2Q Sabine Pass liquefaction update

Jul 31, 2014

Cheniere Energy Partners L.P. reported its 2Q 2014 results today, with updates on the progress of liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities on the US Gulf coast. The company reported a US$226.2 million loss for the 3 months ending 30 June 2014…

Rosneft, PDVSA enter offshore agreements

Jul 30, 2014

Rosneft and PDVSA entered into a cooperation agreement to implement offshore projects in the Rio-Caribe and Mejillones blocks, which is phase II of the Mariscal Sucre project. Both companies expressed interest to reach an agreement on key technical requirements…

Lampung receives first LNG cargo

Jul 28, 2014

The Hoegh LNG-owned Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Lampung received its first cargo of LNG through ship-to-ship transfer on 27 July offshore Indonesia. It entered its final commissioning phase…

Enter the specialized LNG carrier

Jul 22, 2014

Developments in the natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) industries are putting new demands on LNG shipping, triggering new specialized LNG carriers. Lars Petter Blikom sets out why. Aside from tanks and machinery, they are all generally the same…

Tank support for the LNG revolution

Jul 22, 2014

A modern descendant of the first LNG containment system for ships could become one of the key technologies carrying gas transport and trading into tomorrow. Joe Evangeilsta reviews its evolution.  When the new Panama Canal opens in late 2015…

Floating FLNG facilities: are they 'vessels' for purposes of liability limitations?

Jul 21, 2014

Rendering of Shell's Prelude FLNG. Photo from Shell.  Vinson & Elkins’ David Lang and Paul Greening discuss determining whether and FLNG facility can receive limitations of liability for maritime claims…

Mozambique: resource curse or opportunity?

Jul 21, 2014

IHS' Chief Upstream Strategist Bob Fryklund addresses 2014 Offshore Technology Conference. Photo: Audrey Leon/OE.  Mozambuque is thought to be the jewel in East Africa's crown, but will its abundant gas resources pay off for the country…

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