Offshore FLNG News


Inpex Books $1.3B Writedown on Australian LNG assets, Omitting Ichthys

Aug 06, 2020

Japan's biggest oil and gas company, Inpex Corp, booked charges of 140 billion yen ($1.33 billion) on its liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Australia, it said on Thursday, due to a slump in prices caused by the coronavirus pandemic.The…

Delfin LNG Gets Another Year to Build Floating LNG Project Off Louisiana

Jul 16, 2020

U.S. energy regulators on Wednesday granted Delfin LNG a second one-year extension until September 2021 to build its proposed floating liquefied natural gas export facility off the coast of Louisiana.Delfin is one of several North American LNG…

Petrobras Considers LNG Units for Pre-salt's Natural Gas

Jul 06, 2020

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras is considering installing offshore units to liquefy the growing natural gas production from the so-called pre-salt area, the company's emissions and climate change manager said during a webinar on Friday…

Transborders Energy, SBM Offshore in FLNG Pact

Jun 29, 2020

Australia's Transborders Energy, a company working to develop an FLNG solution for marginal field development, has signed a partnership agreement with the floating production solutions giant SBM Offshore.Perth-based Transborders said Sunday…

Exmar Slams 'Unlawful' Tango FLNG Force Majeure by YPF

Jun 26, 2020

Argentinian energy company YPF has sent a force majeure notice to Belgium shipowner Exmar, saying it is unable to pay for the charter of the Tango FLNG unit due to the effect of the coronavirus pandemic.According to Exmar, YPF claims that effects…

Shell's Carbon Emissions Drop in 2019 to Four-Year Low

Apr 09, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell's greenhouse gas emissions declined in 2019 to their lowest in four years, according to data provided by the energy company.At the same time, burning of unused natural gas in Shell's upstream oil and gas operations, a process known as flaring…

BP Issues Force Majeure Notice for Golar FLNG Unit

Apr 07, 2020

Golar LNG Ltd said on Tuesday that it received a force majeure notice from a BP Plc unit seeking to delay taking delivery of a floating liquefied natural gas facility by a year.The notice is the latest force majeure claim issued in the LNG sector…

Golar Taps Oceaneering for FLNG Inspection and Maintenance

Mar 25, 2020

Offshore energy services provider Oceaneering has been awarded a contract by Golar LNG for an FLNG vessel maintenance build, and inspection and maintenance program.The scope of work includes an asset register build, a full maintenance build program…

Petronas' 2nd FLNG Sets Sail for Malaysian Offshore Field

Feb 18, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas has said that its second FLNG Unit, the PFLNG Dua, has set sail from South Korea, and is on its way to the Rotan gas field, offshore Malaysia.The journey, which started from the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in Korea…

ALP to Tow Giant Coral Sul FLNG from S. Korea to Mozambique

Feb 17, 2020

Dutch ocean-towing company ALP will tow Eni's giant FLNG vessel Coral Sul (South) from South Korea to Mozambique, and will also assist with the mooring operations once on location.ALP on Monday said that TechnipFMC and JGC had contracted it…

Leviathan Group Seeking FLNG Partner

Feb 12, 2020

The energy companies that own Israel's offshore Leviathan gas field are seeking partners to build a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) platform and possibly to explore for oil in ultra-deepwater, a CEO from the group said. Leviathan, one…

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Partners Sign LNG Sales Deal with BP

Feb 12, 2020

Kosmos Energy has said that it has, with its partners in the offshore Senegal/Mauritania Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project, signed a deal to sell 2.45 million tonnes per annum of LNG to BP's subsidiary BP Gas Marketing.The sales and purchase agreement is valid for an initial term of up to 20 years…

UPTIME Wins Access Solutions Deal for BP's Tortue Ahmeyim Project

Feb 05, 2020

UPTIME International has been awarded a contract to provide access solutions for BP's Tortue Ahmeyim project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.The contract, awarded by Eiffage Génie Civil Marine, is for the supply of access solutions for the LNG…

Prelude FLNG Shut Down

Feb 05, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday it has temporarily suspended production at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility off northwest Australia following an electrical trip on Feb. 2.Work is underway to restore full operations…

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