Offshore FLNG News


First Hydrocarbons Introduced into Coral South FLNG Offshore Mozambique

Jun 18, 2022

Italian oil and gas company Eni said Saturday that the first hydrocarbons had been introduced  from the Coral South reservoir offshore Mozambique into the Coral South FLNG unit.Eni operates the offshore Area 4 where the Coral South FLNG is located…

ABB, Wison Offshore & Marine Sign FLNG Pact

Jun 09, 2022

ABB and Wison Offshore & Marine (WOM) have recently signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) projects.'FLNG facilities make the production, liquefaction, and storage of natural gas possible at sea…

Workers on Shell's Prelude FLNG to Start 12-day Strike on Friday

Jun 09, 2022

Workers on Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off Western Australia are set to begin 12 days of industrial action on Friday over a pay fight, a union alliance said on Thursday.Shell did not comment on what impact…

Shell Sanctions $2.5B Crux Gas Field Development Offshore Australia

May 30, 2022

Shell said on Monday it had given the go-ahead to develop the Crux gas field offshore Australia, which analysts estimated would cost around $2.5 billion.Construction is expected to start in 2023 with first gas expected in 2027, which will feed the 3…

Israel Boosting Offshore Gas Output, Looks to Help Supply Europe

May 16, 2022

Israel is boosting offshore natural gas output and aims to reach a supply agreement with Europe in the coming months as the continent looks to replace the Russian supply.The country is on track in the next few years to double production to about…

Höegh LNG Names New President & CEO

May 05, 2022

Oslo-listed LNG FSRU specialist Höegh LNG has appointed Erik Nyheim as the new President & CEO, effective from mid-August this year.Nyheim comes from the position as Partner of Boston Consulting Group's Norwegian office where he has successfully led their maritime practice since 2019…

Belgium's Exmar Loss Deepens as it Seeks LNG Ship Charterer

Apr 29, 2022

Belgian shipowner Exmar reported a wider loss in the first quarter of 2022 as it continued to seek a user to charter one of its giant liquefied natural gas (LNG) ships.Exmar, which offers maritime and offshore services, reported a consolidated loss after tax of $7…

Using Storage Tanks from Older LNG Carriers Could Boost FLNG Production

Apr 14, 2022

Maritime and offshore classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted its approval in principle (AIP) for an innovative concept for a floating LNG (FLNG) vessel utilizing storage tanks from older LNG carriers. The design…

Shell Restarts LNG Shipping from Prelude FLNG

Apr 11, 2022

Shell Plc said on Monday it has resumed shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Prelude floating LNG facility off northwest Australia after a four-month shutdown due to a major power failure.A cargo completed loading and left the site on Sunday night…

Saipem Nets $150M Coral Sul FLNG Maintenance Contract

Apr 07, 2022

Italian oilfield services company Saipem will be providing maintenance services for the floating facility Coral Sul FLNG  for liquefied natural gas offshore Mozambique, under a contract awarded by the Coral FLNG S.A consortium.The Coral FLNG…

Shell Gets Approval to Restart Production from Prelude FLNG

Mar 21, 2022

Australia's offshore petroleum watchdog has cleared the way for Shell to restart its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) site off northwestern Australia after a power outage forced a shutdown in December.Shell has given no timeframe for when production will resume at the 3…

Coral Sul FLNG: World's Deepest FLNG Unit Moored Off Mozambique

Mar 07, 2022

The mooring of Coral Sul (South) FLNG, East Africa's first FLNG unit, and the world's deepest, was completed last week.The giant Coral Sul FLNG unit, 432 meters long and 66 meters wide, and weighing around 220,000 tons, earlier this year arrived…

Prelude FLNG to Stay Shut in 1Q 2022

Feb 04, 2022

Oil major Shell expects its Prelude FLNG unit in Australia, the world's largest unit of the type, will remain shut for most of the first quarter of 2022.The world's largest FLNG facility had in January 2021 resumed LNG cargo shipments, almost one year after a shutdown caused by an electrical trip…

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…

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