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An accelerated approach

Feb 02, 2015

Area 4 is the jewel in Italian explorer Eni’s African crown. Meg Chesshyre reports on the company’s plans to get its large gas discoveries off Mozambique to market. Map of Mozambique. From EIA.   Mozambique’s…

Keppel converting second Golar FLNG

Dec 31, 2014

Golar LNG awarded Keppel Shipyard a US$705 million contract for the conversion of a second Moss liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, the GIMI, into a floating liquefaction vessel (FLNGV) for Golar’s subsidiary Golar Gimi. Image of Keppel Shipyard…

Golar in Cameroon FLNG HOA

Dec 24, 2014

A heads of agreement (HOA) was signed between Golar LNG, Societe Nationale de Hydrocarbures (SNH) and Perenco Cameroon to develop a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) export project located 20km off the coast of Cameroon that will use Golar's floating liquefaction technology (GoFLNG)…

EXMAR orders second FLNG unit

Dec 22, 2014

EXMAR is ordering its second floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit from China’s Wison Offshore & Marine. Wison's yard. From Wison.   Wison will be responsible for the turnkey engineering…

GlobalData: Australia should not overcommit to FLNG

Dec 02, 2014

While high development costs are deeming many Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects economically unfeasible, the country should stay focused on these rather than gambling on floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) technology too soon…

Mega-projects: mega spending

Dec 01, 2014

Offshore oil and gas mega projects are increasing in scale and cost. Some 41% of ExxonMobil’s 2015 capital spending for projects under construction in 2015 is likely to be directed to one project alone. Neda Djahansouzi, Energy Researcher…

Caribbean FLNG undocks in China

Nov 19, 2014

The Caribbean floating liquefaction and storage (FLNG) facility undocked from the Wison Offshore & Marine dry dock in Nantong, China. Wison Offshore & Marine dry dock. From Wison.   Wison…

GE wins Petronas FLNG 2 contract

Nov 12, 2014

Malaysia’s national oil and gas company Petronas awarded GE Oil & Gas a contract to supply gas turbine-driven compressor train and mechanical drive technology for the second floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off the coast of East Malaysia…

Ophir inks FLNG project lead

Nov 06, 2014

Texas-based Excelerate Energy has been selected by UK-based exploration firm Ophir Energy to lead a consortium to build Africa’s first newbuild, open seas FLNG project.  Excelerate will lead a consortium of technology providers charged…

Ophir signs PSC for Equatorial Guinea block

Nov 04, 2014

Ophir Energy signed an amendment to the Block R production-sharing contract (PSC) that establishes gas fiscal terms within the PSC and a fiscal framework for the Fortuna floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project. The amendment has…

Eni, Kogas strengthen African presence

Oct 17, 2014

Italian major Eni and Korea Gas Corp. (Kogas) signed a cooperation agreement that will allow the two to jointly pursue global opportunities in a number of areas including the upstream and LNG sectors.  Image from Kogas…

KD consortium wins Eni FLNG FEED

Oct 16, 2014

Eni East Africa SpA awarded the KD consortium, consisting of KBR Inc. and Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), a contract for a front end engineering design (FEED) for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility for…

Oil & gas must embrace innovation

Sep 30, 2014

The importance of technological innovation in the oil and gas industry has risen over the past two years, according to a survey by Lloyd's Register Energy. Image from Lloyd's Register Lloyd's Register surveyed operators in America…

BHP supports Scarborough FLNG

Sep 30, 2014

Australian oil and gas firm BHP Billiton has backed plans to develop what may be the world’s largest floating LNG project, saying it is “fully aligned” with partner ExxonMobil.  But, the project is still facing difficulties, according to a statement from Exxon to news agency Bloomberg…

Infield: Deepwater and ultra deepwater overview

Sep 15, 2014

The outlook for the deepwater and ultra deepwater market is positive, with a forecast capital growth rate of around 8% between 2014 and 2018, according to Infield Systems Ltd.’s deepwater and ultra deepwater report. Infield Systems anticipates…

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