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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…

Petronas delays PFLNG 2 amid slump

Feb 29, 2016

Malaysia’s Petronas is pumping the breaks on its Petronas floating LNG 2 (PFLNG 2) project after the company suffered lower revenue and profit last year due to the low oil price environment. Image of the PFLNG 1…

Eni's Mozambique FLNG first approved

Feb 24, 2016

The first development offshore Mozambique in the Rovuma basin has been given the thumbs by the country's government. Eni is planning a six-well subsea to 3.4 MTPA floating LNG development for the Coral discovery, in Area 4 in the Rovuma basin…

Parker Bestobell Marine supplies FSRU valves

Feb 10, 2016

Parker Bestobell Marine has completed a contract to supply cryogenic globe and check valves made in Sheffield, for Hoegh LNG’s series of five floating storage regasification units (FSRUs) that are being built at Hyundai shipyard (HHI) in South Korea…

Schlumberger to take stake in Fortuna LNG project

Jan 25, 2016

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger has inked its second floating LNG-related deal within a space of days - this time taking a stake in a development project. After inking a memorandum of understanding with LNG carrier and floating LNG firm Golar LNG late last week…

Schlumberger, Golar LNG enter MOU

Jan 22, 2016

Golar LNG signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Schlumberger to co-operate on the global development of greenfield, brownfield and stranded gas reserves.  Under the MOU, Golar and Schlumberger have agreed to jointly market gas monetization solutions to owners…

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