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CNOOC begins Wenchang 13-6 production

Aug 25, 2014

CNOOC Ltd. began production at its Wenchang 13-6 oilfield, offshore the Western South China Sea. The Wenchang 13-6 oilfield, located in the west of Pearl River Mouth basin has an average water depth of approximately 120m. The main…

Sevan Marine eyes FLNG opportunities

Aug 20, 2014

Cylindrical floating vessel firm Sevan Marine says it has a positive outlook with multiple leads for its technology, including FLNG technology and potential deals for floating production units on Premier Oil’s North Sea Bream field and Shell’s Penguins…

Drydocks World completes two turret modules for Shell Prelude

Aug 18, 2014

Dubai's Drydocks World has successfully completed turret modules 1 and 2 for the world’s largest floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. This innovative FLNG facility will be stationed at Shell's Prelude gas field off the northwest coast of Australia…

Shell's Prelude to receive largest turret piece

Aug 15, 2014

Weighing an impressive 4300-tonnes, the largest piece of the turret for Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has set sail from Dubai for the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.  When complete…

Big gets bigger - and more capable

Aug 01, 2014

Frank Verhoeven  Boskalis is eyeing an increasing role in offshore oil and gas and renewables projects—including the potential to dry dock floating production vessels at sea. Elaine Maslin found out more…

Floating FLNG facilities: are they 'vessels' for purposes of liability limitations?

Jul 21, 2014

Rendering of Shell's Prelude FLNG. Photo from Shell.  Vinson & Elkins’ David Lang and Paul Greening discuss determining whether and FLNG facility can receive limitations of liability for maritime claims…

Wison-WorleyParsons eye Asian FLNG

Jul 17, 2014

Australia-head quartered WorleyParsons has agreed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Wison Offshore & Marine to jointly work on ship-shaped floating LNG (FLNG), FPSO and other similar offshore oil and gas projects, targeting Australasia…

Bonaparte may not be FLNG

Jun 20, 2014

Santos (40%) and GDF SUEZ (60% and operator) have said that the Bonaparte LNG project partners will consider other potential development options, in addition to the floating LNG concept, to develop the Petrel, Tern and Frigate natural gas fields…

Shell cuts stake in Woodside

Jun 17, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell is selling a major portion of its stake in Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd., raising AU$5.7billion. Shell is selling 9.5% back to Woodside, and another 9.5% to institutional investors, at a small discount to the closing share price on 16 June 2014…

FLNG rolling paper leads to JIP

Jun 11, 2014

Research into second-order rolling on floating LNG vessels has led a joint industry project (JIP) involving 19 companies, including majors, and picked up an industry award. The JIP is being managed by Bureau Veritas and follows a paper…

Wison offers Pandora FLNG concepts

Jun 02, 2014

Houston’s Wison Offshore and Marine presented two concepts to the Pandora LNG joint venture partners for development of the Pandora gas field offshore Papua New Guinea, Cott Oil and Gas (40% interest) announced on 2 June 2014. Wison was…

Floating gas safety needs collaborative focus

May 28, 2014

Marine terminal service company Smit Lamnalco believes it has an important contribution to make as new safety regulations for floating gas terminal facilities are drawn up. Group Business Development Manager Andrew Brown points out that although…

2014 FLNG market worth $12bn

May 23, 2014

In a new report, Visiongain values the global FLNG market at US$11.845 billion in 2014. They forecast strong expansion over the next five years, reaching peak levels of CAPEX in 2018. In the second half of the 10-year forecast, visiongain thinks that spending will decline slightly…

OTC14: Boskalis plans new ultra-large heavy transport vessel

May 15, 2014

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston that it has started a study into a new ultra large V-class Heavy Marine Transport Vessel (HTV). Dockwise Vanguard, which came into service early 2013…

Shell, Inpex share Browse fiber optic

May 13, 2014

INPEX and Shell are investing in a project to construct a subsea optical fiber cable system incorporating the Ichthys and Prelude projects in Australia's Browse basin.  The subsea fiber optic cable system, to be provided and operated by Nextgen Group…

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