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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…

Gazprom appoints Burmistrova to head gas export

Jul 16, 2014

Gazprom, the world's largest conventional gas producer, has appointed Elena Burmistrova as Director General of its natural gas export division. Prior to her appointment, Burmistorva was Deputy Director General of Oil and Gas Products…

Russian PM names LNG exporters

Jul 16, 2014

The Russian Government has granted exclusive rights to four companies to export liquefied natural gas (LNG), Russian Prime Minister Dimtry Medvedev signed a resolution on 14 July granting LNG export privileges to OJSC Gazprom, its subsidiary Gazprom Export…

Mitsui eyes Mexico

Jul 08, 2014

Japan's Mitsui Corp. Ltd. is looking toward increasing its investments in Mexico, after the Mexican Congress voted in December to open the oil and gas industry to foreign companies. The Wall St. Journal reported last month that Yasuhiro Uchida…

Inpex launches Ichthys FPSO hull

Jul 07, 2014

About two-and-a-half years after construction began, Japan’s Inpex Corp. launched the hull of its Ichthys FPSO from the dry dock of the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering yard in Okpo, South Korea, the Japanese operator announced today…

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