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Cameroon FLNG reaches milestone

Jul 01, 2015

Golar LNG, national oil firm Societe Nationale de Hydrocarbures (SNH) and French independent Perenco have agreed the commercial terms for the Africa's first floating LNG (FLNG) project. The project will be the first FLNG export project…

Woodside's Browse FLNG enters FEED

Jul 01, 2015

After postponing a final investment decision due to the low oil prices last December, Australian operator Woodside Petroleum has announced it will press forward into the FEED phase for its long-struggling Browse LNG mega project. The…

Woodside gets Browse retention lease offer

Jun 24, 2015

The Commonwealth Western Australia Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority and the WA Minister for Mines and Petroleum offered Woodside Energy petroleum retention lease offers for WA-28-R, WA-29- R, WA-30-R, WA-31-R, WA-32-R, TR/5 and R2, in which the company has 30 days to accept…

FPSO market to reach US$8.65 billion in 2015

Jun 11, 2015

The global capital spending on newbuild and converted floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels could reach US$8.65 billion this year, according to consultancy firm Visiongain.  The largest spend will be focused on offshore…

The spice of life

Jun 01, 2015

Statoil and ExxonMobil are seeking ways to develop the multi-trillion cubic feet of gas resources they have found in Block 2 offshore Tanzania. Elaine Maslin takes a look.   If you speak Swahili…

Unmanned floating FLNG - the next frontier

May 19, 2015

Norwegian classification and verification outfit DNV GL unveiled an unmanned floating LNG concept, which it thinks could unlock the potential of remote offshore gas fields. DNV GL's Solitude concept…

Delfin proposes first GoM FLNG

May 11, 2015

Delfin LNG submitted an application to construct, own and operate the Delfin LNG project (Port Delfin) in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) under the Deepwater Port Act (DWPA). Map from Delfin.  The…

OTC15: Lloyd’s closes OTC with collaboration statement

May 07, 2015

During market downturns, collaboration across industry is critical in order to share best practice Lloyd’s Register Energy has spent this week at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2015 in Texas challenging oil and gas companies to re-think their approach to safety…

Global FSRU demand ramps up

Apr 27, 2015

This year, Pakistan, Egypt, Jordan and Uruguay plan to begin importing natural gas via floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) vessels. The vessels are a solution to the challenge of importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) into areas…

Fulcrum year for mega gas

Apr 20, 2015

2015 may well be remembered as the year when natural gas truly announced itself as the major energy fuel source. With the announcement that Shell is targeting a US$70 billion deal for BG Group, and in doing so increasing their current LNG capacity to around 33 million tons per annum…

WorleyParsons wins Fortuna work

Apr 15, 2015

Ophir Equatorial Guinea awarded WorleyParsons a contract for provision of engineering and project management services for their Equatorial Guinea Block R Project, the Fortuna project. Block R map…

Intecsea takes on Fortuna project

Apr 10, 2015

UK independent Ophir Energy has contracted Australian engineering group WorleyParsons and its subsidiary INTECSEA for engineering and project management services on its Fortuna project in Block R offshore Equatorial Guinea. Ophir has…

Shell debuts Prelude FLNG chopper

Apr 07, 2015

Shell Australia is taking safety to new heights with its new helicopter operated by CHC, to help with any rescue efforts needed offshore Australia. In this video, Shell shows a training run of new helicopter with a trained rescue…

ABB gets US$50 million Petronas FLNG contract

Feb 06, 2015

JGC Corp awarded ABB a US$50 million contract to supply the electrical system for one of the world’s first commercial floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facilities, and the second to be owned by Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas, the PFLNG2…

Caribbean FLNG delayed

Feb 03, 2015

Belgium’s Exmar announced in its quarterly report that operator Pacific Rubiales Energy will delay start-up for the Caribbean FLNG project offshore Colombia, which was to be the first operational FLNG facility. Exmar said that Pacific…

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