Offshore FLNG News


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…

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…

Eni's Coral Sul FLNG hull launched

Jan 14, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni has launched the hull of its Coral Sul FLNG unit at Samsung's Geoje yard in South Korea.Once completed the FLNG unit will be deployed over Eni's Coral reservoir in Area 4 offshore Mozambique and will be used to…

Oil, New Investors Keeping FPSO Market Buoyant

Jan 09, 2020

Rising oil prices are bolstering the numbers of floating production systems on-order or in the planning stage, with fresh orders from Northern Europe and Brazil merely adding to a buoyant market, a new report says.In the doldrums just a few years ago…

Shell Makes 'Significant' Gas Find Offshore Australia

Dec 23, 2019

Shell announced a 'significant' gas and condensate discovery in the Browse Basin off the northwest coast of Western Australia, unlocking potential to develop a tieback to Shell's mega Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility.Drilling of the Bratwurst -1 exploration well…

BP Confirms 'World Class' Gas off Mauritania and Senegal

Dec 16, 2019

BP announced on Monday that its three-well drilling program offshore Mauritania and Senegal encountered gas in 'high quality', confirming the supermajor's confidence in the 'world-class scale' of the hydrocarbon resources in the West African region…

Equatorial Guinea Says Currency Caps Will Hurt Energy Prospects

Oct 10, 2019

New currency controls enforced by the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) could ruin the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Guinea and 'destroy' Equatorial Guinea's economy, the country's oil minister told Reuters on Wednesday.Equatorial Guinea…

Transborders Signs up MOL on FLNG Solution

Oct 07, 2019

Perth-based company Transborders Energy has entered a Joint Study Agreement (JSA) to work with Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) to together continue the development of its Floating LNG (FLNG) Solution and to pursue its deployment on a range of stranded offshore gas resource opportunities…

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