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Unmanned facilities, IO operations needed for today's industry

Jun 28, 2016

An aversion to risk, the race to be second, impairs the oil and gas industry’s ability to innovate.  Yet, the oil price slump, from mid-2014 to today, has been a “brutal wake-up call,” creating a realization that working smarter in a…

Stop competing, start collaborating

Jun 01, 2016

We have the saying “digital oilfield” within the industry, but does it exist in reality? Audrey Raj reports. Technip CEO Thierry Pilenko.  Images from OTC Asia. With offshore…

A small Fortuna

Jun 01, 2016

Floating LNG – it’s a big business, taking decades to develop and involving the world’s largest vessels and cutting edge technology. Or is it? Elaine Maslin explains how operator Ophir Energy is taking a different tack off West Africa. Block R…

Making room

Jun 01, 2016

Choosing the right FLNG topsides equipment can be a complex process. Audrey Leon reports on some of the solutions presented by Black & Veatch at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference.  The Carribean FLNG unit…

Floating prospects

Jun 01, 2016

Laurentino Rangel, a consultant with Poten & Partners, provides an overview of current floating LNG projects around the globe. PFLNG SATU. Photo from Petronas. A floating LNG…

Petronas launches hull for PFLNG2

May 10, 2016

Malaysia’s Petronas has launched the hull for its second floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, the Petronas Floating LNG2 (PFLNG2) at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje Island, South Korea. Late last month,…

US oil major inks Sevan LNG study

May 10, 2016

Norway's Sevan Marine is to do further work around a possible floating LNG (FLNG) development using its cylindrical vessel concept for a US oil major.  The work follows a paid FLNG feasibility study for the use of the Sevan cylindrical hull for a specific FLNG development…

Saipem, DESFA enter MoU

Apr 22, 2016

Saipem has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with DESFA, the national natural gas system operator in Greece, for cooperation on onshore and offshore gas projects within the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean regions. Saipem and…

Prelude takes shape under the sea

Apr 18, 2016

Shell shows a video of its giant Prelude is taking shape deep beneath the sea, in the waters offshore Western Australia.  With construction of the Prelude FLNG facility well underway in the shipyard in Geoje, Shell is now at the coast of Western Australia…

ABS approves HHI FLNG hull

Apr 12, 2016

ABS has granted approval in principle (AIP) to a Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) hull design. Specifically conceptualized for near-shore operations, the vessel was designed with a length of 1050ft (320m)…

GE starts on HPHT Prelude flexibles at Newcastle

Apr 11, 2016

GE Oil & Gas has started production of four high-pressure, high-temperature (HP/HT) dynamic flexible risers destined for the world’s largest floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, Prelude, to be operated by Shell, located 250km off the coast of Western Australia…

INPEX weighs Abadi FLNG rejection

Mar 24, 2016

Japan's INPEX said it is trying to confirm the facts following a news report stating that Indonesian President Joko Widodo has rejected a proposal to build a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) plant in the country's east, saying that an onshore plant would benefit its economy more…

ABB inks Prelude FLNG work

Mar 23, 2016

ABB was awarded a five-year contract to deliver equipment and services for Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. Illustration of the Shell FLNG, from Shell. The order includes the delivery of motors…

Woodside, partners shelve Browse FLNG

Mar 23, 2016

Woodside Petroleum and partners have scrapped its plans for the struggling Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) mega project offshore Western Australia, as a result of the current economic and market environment. Browse FLNG illustration…

Petronas names FLNG1 - Satu

Mar 08, 2016

Petronas' first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility officially received its name, PFLNG Satu, at a ceremony held at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. President and group CEO of Petronas…

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