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ABS Grants AiP for Samsung's FLNG Spread Mooring System

Jan 10, 2022

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has awarded Approval in Principle (AIP) to Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) design for a one-side spread mooring system for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility.The system developed by SHI allows an FLNG to be safely spread moored on one side…

Nortrans' Flotel to Assist with Coral FLNG Hook-Up

Jan 06, 2022

Singapore-based offshore vessel provider Nortrans has secured a flotel contract with TechnipEnergies to support the hook-up of the giant Coral Sul FLNG unit that has recently arrived in Mozambique after a journey from South Korea where it was built…

FSRU: Morocco Picks Mohammedia for Potential Floating Gas Facility

Jan 04, 2022

Morocco has invited bids to perform a study for the upgrade of Mohammedia port near Casablanca to host a liquified natural gas (LNG) floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), the Moroccan ports agency said on Tuesday.The deadline for bids has been set at Jan…

Australian LNG Hit by Shell, Chevron Outages at Prelude, Gorgon

Dec 03, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell Plc shut production at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) site and Chevron Corp shut one of three processing units at its Gorgon LNG plant, both off northwestern Australia, the companies said on Friday.The Gorgon…

Petronas Awards FEED Contracts for Third LNG Floater

Dec 02, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas has awarded two Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contracts to a JGC Corporation-Samsung Heavy Industries consortium and to Saipem as part of an international dual FEED design competition for a nearshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Sabah…

Eni: Coral Sul FLNG Complete and Ready to Sail Away to Mozambique

Nov 15, 2021

Italian energy industry giant Eni said Monday it had held the naming and sail away ceremony for the Coral-Sul FLNG unit, the first floating LNG facility ever to be deployed in the deep waters of the African continent. The event took place at Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje…

Coral Sul FLNG Project on Track, Eni Says

Nov 05, 2021

Claudio Descalzi, CEO of the Italian oil and gas giant Eni on Friday met with Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique, where Eni is working to develop giant offshore gas reserves using a floating LNG unit.Descalzi updated President Nyusi on the Eni-led Coral South Project…

Petronas' FLNG Satu Delivers 50th LNG Cargo

Oct 05, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas firm Petronas said Tuesday its floating LNG Unit Satu had delivered its 50th LNG cargo.'The milestone cargo was successfully loaded on September 25, 2021, onto the Seri Cemara LNG carrier operated by MISC Berhad for shipment to Taiwan…

WER: Near-term Outlook for Floating Production Systems 'Very Positive'

Jul 29, 2021

The oil and gas sector continues to rebound from the great downturn, though regional surges of Covid-19 have been spooking the market, causing crude prices to be a bit volatile over the past two weeks. But, the near-term outlook remains very positive…

Perenco, SNH to Increase Utilization of Golar's Hilli Episeyo FLNG

Jul 20, 2021

Oil and gas company Perenco and Cameroon's national oil firm SNH have agreed with Golar LNG to increase the utilization of the FLNG Hilli Episeyo - Africa's first FLNG in operation and the world’s first converted FLNG.  The Hilli Episeyo FLNG…

Transborders' FLNG Solution Re-Awarded Major Project Status by Australian Gov't

Jul 09, 2021

Australia's Transborders Energy, a company working to develop an FLNG solution for marginal field developments, said Thursday that its FLNG Solution development had secured the Major Project Status (MPS) renewal from the Australian Commonwealth Government…

Delfin Asks for Another Year to Build Louisiana Floating LNG Project

Jul 01, 2021

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Delfin LNG asked federal energy regulators for a third extension until September 2022 to bring into service the onshore facilities of its proposed floating LNG export plant off the coast of Louisiana…

UTM Offshore Taps KBR for Support at Nigeria's First FLNG Project

May 20, 2021

Engineering and construction services giant  KBR has won a contract with Nigeria's UTM Offshore to support the development of Nigeria's first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility.Acting as Owner's Engineers, KBR will be responsible…

JGC Lands Pre-FEED Deal for Nigeria's First FLNG Project

May 13, 2021

Japan's JGC has been awarded the Pre-Front End Engineering and Design (Pre-FEED) contract for an FLNG facility project in Nigeria.The project is being run by UTM Offshore Limited, a Nigerian private company engaged primarily in crude oil sales and construction equipment leasing…

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