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Ophir inks umbrella agreement for Fortuna - Africa's first deepwater FLNG project

May 02, 2017

Ophir Energy's Fortuna LNG development is a step closer to reality after signing an umbrella agreement, which sets out the legal and fiscal framework for the project. Ophir, the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, OneLNGSA and La Compañía…

Let’s get SubCool

May 01, 2017

Dehydration on the seafloor could help build a business case for stranded gas deposits. Elaine Maslin reports. Australia’s SubCool has developed a hybrid solution for stranded gas deposits. The concept would fully process the gas at the…

GLS to use Liqui-Max vessel for Main Pass

Apr 10, 2017

Global LNG Services (GLS) is teaming up with Siemens and SembCorp Marine on its floating liquefaction platform, the Liqui-Max vessel, that will see Sembcorp Marine to participate with Siemens to build and deliver the first Liqui-Max vessel…

Intecsea debuts low motion floaters

Apr 04, 2017

Intecsea (WorleyParsons Group) has launched a range of low-motion (LM) floaters – the flagship LM-FPSO, the LM-FLNG and the LM-SEMI. Suitable for all water depths, the LM-FPSO transforms the economics of harsh, remote offshore fields with savings of US$500 million – $1…

Stepping on the gas

Apr 01, 2017

While Southeast Asia has suffered during the downturn, a return to natural gas developments could drive sector activity over the next several years. Steve Hamlen sets out the details. Shell’s Gumusut-Kakap platform operating off the coast of Sabah…

EnerMech inks Prelude FLNG gig

Mar 21, 2017

EnerMech has been awarded a pre-commissioning subcontract by Technip Oceania, part of TechnipFMC in Australia, for work on the Shell Australia-operated Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project. The work scope includes the pre-installation filling of the risers…

Exxon, Sevan ink FLNG frame agreement

Feb 24, 2017

Norwegian cylindrical floating production unit designer Sevan Marine won a long-term framework agreement with US supermajor ExxonMobil. Sevan Marine has been working with ExxonMobil since 2015, when it was given a feasibility study to…

Western Isles FPSO close to sailaway

Feb 21, 2017

Dana Petroleum's long delayed Western Isles cylindical floating production unit (FPSO) is finally set to start its journey to Europe in coming days, says designer Sevan Marine. The unit is being built at COSCO's yard in China and will…

TMC bags Hilli FLNG compressor contract

Feb 14, 2017

International compressor supplier Tamrotor Marine Compressors (TMC) has been awarded a contract by Golar LNG to supply the offshore market’s most energy efficient compressed air system to the Hilli FLNG vessel, which will operate offshore Cameroon…

DOF inks Prelude vessel gig

Feb 14, 2017

DOF Subsea Australia has been awarded a contract by Technip Oceania, part of TechnipFMC, for the provision of multipurpose support vessel (MSV) Geoholm for Shell's Prelude FLNG project. The Geoholm will be required to provide ROV and…

Slow ahead

Feb 01, 2017

The floating production systems market remains challenging. Will cost-cutting measures made over the past two years help projects reach final investment decision in 2017? Infield’s Catarina Podevyn assesses the market. Johan Castberg…

Aussie tax changes could risk investment

Feb 01, 2017

Although Australia has some of the most progressive fiscal regimes for offshore oil and gas, the country is being short-changed in LNG exports, which is on the verge of further expansion this year. Audrey Raj reports.  Shell’s…

Options assessed for Etinde, Cameroon

Jan 26, 2017

Partners on the Etinde permit offshore Cameroon are now considering offtake to existing facilities in Equatorial Guinea as a new possible solution.  The project, operated by New Age, and which is taking much longer than planned to develop…

Woodside sees Scarborough FEED in 2017

Jan 19, 2017

Australia's Woodside says the Scarborough project could move into front end engineering and design in 2017, with a final investment decision by 2020.  Woodside acquired a stake in the ExxonMobil-operated license, containing the Scarborough field…

Ophir to drill off Ivory Coast in May

Jan 12, 2017

UK-listed independent Ophir Energy says preparations for drilling to restart on the deepwater Ayame-1 oil exploration well offshore Ivory Coast, Africa, are at an advanced stage.  The well is expected to spud in late May and is targeting about 240 MMbbl Pmean recoverable resources…

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