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Petronas PFLNG1 construction at 95%

Dec 30, 2015

The Petronas floating LNG1 (PFLNG1) has reached a 95% overall progress in its construction and will come onstream in 2016, the company said. In late September, Petronas began lifting the first topside module for its PFLNG1 facility at…

Woodside selects Wood Group for Browse

Dec 17, 2015

UK-based engineering group Wood Group has won a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract on Woodside's Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) development.  Under a new, 12-month contract awarded by Shell, Wood Group Kenny…

Jumbo transports piles destined for Prelude

Dec 15, 2015

Image from Jumbo. Jumbo's J-class vessels Jumbo Jubilee and Fairpartner were scheduled to transport 16 piles to Shell's Prelude field, site of the world's first FLNG vessel, off the coast of northwest Australia…

Ophir inks Fortuna LNG deal, reduces cost

Dec 09, 2015

Ophir Energy has cut its planned development cost and signed a heads of agreements for LNG offtake from its Fortuna FLNG project offshore Equatorial Guinea. Gross capital costs on the project - due to be Africa's first floating LNG project…

ClassNK issues latest floater guidelines

Dec 04, 2015

Japan-based classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Floating Offshore Facilities for LNG/LPG Production, Storage Offloading and Regasification (Third Edition).  The first edition of the guidelines laid out specific…

Assuring the future of FLNG

Dec 01, 2015

The engineering challenges posed by colossal FLNG projects are in danger of dwarfing the practicalities of realizing the build. That needn’t be the case. Focusing on the vendor equipment supply chain from the outset, and the choice of codes and standards employed…

FID for Cameroon FLNG project

Nov 30, 2015

French independent Perenco and partner Société Nationale des Hydrocarbures have made their final investment decision on a floating LNG project offshore Cameroon. The move follows an agreement with Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore Pte over gas sales…

Benthic wins Browse job

Nov 23, 2015

Geosciences company Benthic has been awarded two contracts by Woodside to undertake offshore geotechnical site investigations for the proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) development and the Greater Enfield development located off the coast of Western Australia…

Shell inks Prelude services contract

Nov 23, 2015

Engineering company Monadelphous Group has won a major long-term maintenance and modifications services contract associated with Shell's Prelude floating LNG (FLNG) project.  The contract, worth more than AU$200 million, will be for provide maintenance…

Civmec lands Prelude FLNG gig

Nov 12, 2015

Technip Oceania has awarded Civmec a fabrication contract for 17 subsea jumper spools and associated lifting equipment for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project. Civmec said it has gained valuable experience through the delivery of spools for…

Ophir inks Fortuna FLNG project

Nov 11, 2015

Ophir Energy announced that it has finalized commercial terms and is in the process of signing heads of agreement (HoAs) for LNG offtake from the Fortuna FLNG Project with a shortlisted group of counterparties, all of which are globally established LNG Buyers…

Investigating the deep

Nov 01, 2015

Heather Saucier speaks with Mark Randolph and Susan Gourvenec, professors at the University of Western Australia’s Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, about deepwater geotechnical challenges, such as complex carbonates found off the coast of Australia…

Bestobell Marine secures order for second Yamal vessel

Oct 26, 2015

Bestobell Marine, a manufacturer of cryogenic valves, has secured an order for its cryogenic globe and check valves for the second LNG carrier in the Yamal series of vessels being built at DSME shipyard in South Korea.  After successfully…

SBM inks Browse FLNG FEED contract

Oct 19, 2015

Technip has awarded SBM Offshore a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for three, large-scale turret mooring systems associated with the proposed Browse FLNG development offshore Australia. The three, large-scale turrets…

Caribbean FLNG time-lapse

Oct 05, 2015

In this video, EXMAR shows a time-lapse video of the construction of the Caribbean FLNG at Wilson Shipyard, located in Nantong China. In EXMAR's 2Q 2015 report, the company revealed that pre-commissioning of the Caribbean FLNG ws proceeded as planned for 3Q…

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