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Shell Restarts LNG Loadings from Prelude

Dec 28, 2023

Shell said on Thursday it has resumed loading liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes from its Prelude facility offshore Australia following major maintenance.The giant floating LNG production facility located some 475 km (300 miles) off the west…

First Gas Starts Flowing into Tango FLNG in Congo

Dec 28, 2023

Italian oil giant Eni has started the introduction of gas into the Tango floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit moored in Congolese waters.Gas introduction has been achieved in record time - only twelve months after the final investment decision…

Pioneering Spirit Kicks Off Pipelay Ops for BP’s LNG Project

Dec 22, 2023

Allseas’ construction vessel Pioneering Spirit has started pipelaying work on BP’s ultra-deepwater Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal. Allseas’ offshore construction support vessel Oceanic kicked…

Exmar Announces Leadership Change

Dec 19, 2023

Carl-Antoine Saverys has been named CEO of listed Belgian shipowner Exmar, the company announced Tuesday. Effective January 1, 2024, he will take over from Francis Mottrie who will stay on board as COO.After assuming various roles in the shipping industry…

Shell's Prelude FLNG Facility Resumes Operations

Dec 18, 2023

Shell has resumed operations at its Prelude liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility 475 kms (300 miles) off the west coast of Australia and its first cargo could be loaded within days, two industry sources told Reuters on Monday.The timing of the…

Shell's Prelude LNG Facility Expected to Resume Exports Next Month

Nov 27, 2023

Shell has almost finished extensive maintenance at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off Australia and is set to resume exports next month, according to industry sources and shipping data.The timing of the giant floating…

FLNG Gimi Delivered and Sailing to Africa

Nov 19, 2023

Golar LNG has announced that the FLNG Gimi has departed Singapore’s Seatrium Shipyard and is now sailing under its own propulsion, supported by an escort tug, toward BP’s purpose-built Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) hub offshore Mauritania and Senegal…

ABS Grants Approval for Bumi Armada FLNG Design

Nov 16, 2023

The American Bureau of Shipping has awarded an approval in principle (AIP) to Malaysian floating production firm Bumi Armada for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG)  infrastructure design. The new concept incorporates a barge-based liquefaction…

Inpex Raises Full-year Profit Guidance Despite Prelude Impairment Loss

Nov 09, 2023

Japan's top oil and gas producer Inpex on Thursday increased its full-year net profit forecast to 340 billion yen ($2.3 billion) on expectations of higher oil prices and a weaker yen and after record nine-month earnings.Inpex had earlier forecast net profit for the year at 320 billion yen…

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project Start-Up Could Slide to Q2 2024, Kosmos Energy Says

Nov 07, 2023

Kosmos Energy said on Monday that the start-up of the BP-operated  Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) gas project offshore Senegal and Mauritania could slip into the second quarter of 2024.BP last week said that the project was 90% complete and is expected to start production in the first quarter…

New Fortress Energy May Need to Reapply for Mexico LNG Permit - US

Nov 02, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has warned New Fortress Energy if any portion of its Altamira floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project is located onshore Mexico, the company will have to resubmit its application for an export permit…

Tango FLNG and Excalibur FSU Set to Begin Journey from Dubai to Eni's Congo LNG Project

Oct 23, 2023

The sailaway ceremony for the Tango floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit and Excalibur floating storage unit (FSU) was held Saturday to mark the vessels' sail away from Dubai to Congo, where they will serve Eni's Congo LNG project, whose first phase will start in December 2023…

Shell's Australian FLNG Facility Poised for Mid-November Restart

Oct 18, 2023

Shell is expected to complete maintenance at its flagship Prelude liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility off Australia by mid-November, two sources close to the project told Reuters on Wednesday.The British energy giant started maintenance work at the 3…

Cameroon: FLNG Hilli Episeyo Transfers 100th Cargo

Oct 16, 2023

Golar LNG said Monday that its FLNG Hilli Episeyo (“Hilli”) offhshore Cameroon, had successfully offloaded its 100th LNG cargo on Saturday October 14th.'As the world’s first FLNG conversion that also introduced Cameroon as the world’s 20th LNG exporting nation in 2018…

Eni Eyes FID on Second FLNG Project in Mozambique in 2024

Oct 11, 2023

Italy's Eni hopes to reach a final investment decision on its second floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique by the end of June next year, two sources directly involved with the project said on Tuesday.Its first LNG project…

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