Offshore LNG News - page 49

BG's Tanzanian finds upped to 17Tcf

Oct 02, 2014

BG Group is now sitting on more than 17Tcf of gas offshore Tanzania after its latest discoveries in the Kamba-1 well in Block 4, according to partner Ophir Energy.  The well, drilled using the Deepsea Metro I drillship in 1379m water depth…

Noble Energy, partners submit Leviathan development plan

Sep 30, 2014

The partnership behind the Leviathan field off Israel has submitted a US$6.5 billion initial development plan to the country’s Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources, Reuters has reported. Located around 130km from Israel’s coast in around 1600m of water…

Hydro Deck begins module offloading for Ichthys

Sep 26, 2014

Australia’s AG&P ALE Ventures deployed the Hydro Deck to deliver the first modules to the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG project. Over the course of the project, the Hydro Deck will offload more than 200 large, pre-fabricated modules from sea to ground…

Santos GLNG receives final modules

Sep 26, 2014

The final two modules for the Santos Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas (GLNG) project arrived for the plant’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing units on Curtis Island, in Queensland, Australia.   The modules were built at Batangas…

Skandi Singapore works off West Africa

Sep 23, 2014

DOF Subsea UK has started work on two major construction projects off West Africa for Italy’s Saipem. DOF Subsea is supplying its 107.1m-long DSV Skandi Singapore and project crew, along with project management and technical support; specialist survey services…

Golar LNG names new chairman

Sep 22, 2014

London-based Golar LNG Ltd. (GLNG) has appointed Sir Frank Joseph Chapman to the Board of Directors and as the company's Chairman, effective 19 September 2014. Sir Frank Chapman has worked 40 years in the oil and gas industry, culminating…

Mozambique will host US$30 billion LNG project

Sep 17, 2014

Over US$30 billion will be committed in Mozambique to produce 20 million tonnes of LNG annually (mtpa), with the ports of Pemba and Palma to be redeveloped under a massive program. Mozambique's national oil company, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH)…

Vard’s dual fuel vessel gets patent

Sep 11, 2014

Vard Marine has been awarded a US Patent for their design and engineering of a Dual Fuel Vessel. The company also announced that later this year; the first of six 5100DWT vessels to be built under this patent will be delivered. The…

GE enters Freeport LNG project

Sep 10, 2014

GE Oil & Gas announced that it is providing both technology and capital to help expedite construction of the Freeport LNG gas liquefaction and liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Southeast Texas. GE is supplying the main refrigeration compressors…

Wärtsilä's supplying 2-stroke dual-fuel engines

Sep 09, 2014

Wärtsilä's 2-stroke dual-fuel technology will be featured on two new, large 180,000 cbm LNG carriers. South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries and SK Shipping and Marubeni are building the carriers that will be powered by 6-cylinder Wärtsilä X62DF 2-stroke dual-fuel engines…

Wärtsilä’s LNGPac gets AIP certificate

Sep 09, 2014

The new Wärtsilä LNGPac has been granted an AIP (Approval in Principle) Certificate from the classification society DNV GL. The AIP Certificate covers Wärtsilä’s improvements to the original LNGPac. The new solution has removed the heating media skid and its pumps…

Technip picks up Juniper EPIC

Sep 09, 2014

BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) awarded Technip an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning lump sum contract for the development of the Juniper project, off the southeast coast of Trinidad. BPTT announced the sanction of the Juniper offshore project in August…

Northern Chayvo field starts production

Sep 05, 2014

Rosneft began production from the northern tip of the Chayvo field, located off northern Sakhalin Island. Rosneft President Igor Sechin said that Chayvo will produce about 1.5 million tons of oil annually, with the northern tip of the…

Chevron awards Downer Gorgon contract

Sep 05, 2014

Downer EDI Ltd. secured a contract on the Chevron-operated Gorgon project, located on Barrow Island off the northwest coast of Western Australia. The US$170 million contract is for an initial term of 12 months, with extension options…

Sempra considers expanding regas facility in Mexico

Aug 28, 2014

San Diego, California-based Sempra Energy is considering adding liquefaction capacity to its LNG regasification plant at Energía Costa Azul (ECA) in Baja California, Mexico. Subsidiary Sempra LNG's Energía Costa Azul is the first liquefied…

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