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GDF Suez wins LNG work off Uruguay

Oct 03, 2013

GDF SUEZ signed a 15-year BOOT (build, own, operate and transfer) contract with Gas Sayago SA for LNG storage and regasification services in Uruguay.  The GNL del Plata plant is located offshore in the Punta Sayago area, near Uruguay's capital Montevideo…

GE wins Yamal LNG supply deal

Oct 02, 2013

GE Oil & Gas won a contract to provide turbomachinery equipment for the Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG) megaproject under development on the Yamal Peninsula in Russia’s northern Siberia region. GE will supply six Frame 7E gas turbines…

Chevron, Tohoku sign Wheatstone LNG agreement

Oct 01, 2013

Chevron Corporation today announced that its Australian subsidiaries have signed binding long-term sales and purchase agreements (SPAs) with Tohoku Electric Power Company, Inc. to supply LNG from the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in Western Australia…

Contractors chosen for Russian LNG project

Sep 30, 2013

Rosneft and ExxonMobil have selected CB&I UK and Foster Wheeler Energy as the initial phase front end engineering and design (FEED) contractors for the two oil giants’ Russia Far East liquefied natural gas (LNG) project. The contractor selection process began back in August…

Bureau Veritas sets Arctic LNG standards

Sep 26, 2013

Bureau Veritas (BV) has responded to demand for safe LNG transportation in the Arctic regions by developing new, high-level tools to assess cargo sloshing in ice conditions. It has also developed a cutting-edge probabilistic method for assessing…

Prelude turret takes shape

Sep 24, 2013

Drydocks World today marked the sailaway of the Prelude floating liquified natural gas (FLNG) vessel turret modules to the owner Shell. The first Module, the bogie support structure, standing 22m high, with a diameter of 30m and weighing…

ASCO gets Tanzania contract

Sep 13, 2013

BG Group has selected oil and gas service firm ASCO to provide supply base services for its operations in Tanzania, east Africa, under a three year contract worth about US$100 million. The contract will see ASCO work for a number of operators…

Eni Australia announces Timor Sea plans

Sep 13, 2013

Ernie Delfoes, managing director of Eni’s Australian division, announced that the company plans to spend up to US$230 million drilling in the Timor Sea over the next 18 months. On April 13, Eni was awarded an exploration production sharing contract in the Timor Sea…

US DOE widens approval for LNG exports from Cove Point

Sep 11, 2013

The Obama administration on Wednesday authorized additional natural gas exports from a fourth US facility. Dominion Resources Inc. subsidiary Dominion Cove Point LNG LP received conditional permission from the US Department of Energy…

OE13: Energy demand to continue - BP

Sep 05, 2013

More people, more wealth, more energy demand—that has been the story of the world’s civilization over the past 250 years, and it is expected to continue. That is one of the messages from BP chief economist Christof Ruehl, who will lead…

OE13: The shifting global energy system

Sep 03, 2013

The foundations of the global energy system are shifting and the lives of energy policy makers are not getting any easier. If they didn’t have enough to worry about with securing affordable, sustainable supplies of energy to meet national needs…

Dutch firms eye growing markets

Sep 01, 2013

New vessels, acquisitions, and expertise are driving Dutch growth. Elaine Maslin reports. The Dutch offshore sector is leveraging its engineering and seafaring traditions to grow its presence in the global oil and gas industry. The…

Global Briefs: September 2013

Sep 01, 2013

Alaska states Arctic needs Alaska’s Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell stated the case for the state’s needs at the Ice-Diminished Arctic Conference in Washington, D.C. He emphasized the need for safety, security, and economic development in the region…

Canyon leadership takes on Aminex

Aug 29, 2013

East Africa-focused oil and gas exploration company Aminex is to be led by the founders of private Maldova-focused exploration firm Canyon Oil and Gas. Canyon's co-founders Jay Bhattacherjee and Philip Thompson will become Aminex’s chief executive and chief operating officer…

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…

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