Offshore FLNG News - page 17


Voices OE February

Feb 01, 2014

Waves of progress. With several mega projects underway, OE asked: Can floating LNG be done economically on a smaller scale? The obvious answer is that we believe so, but it depends on the application. Wison Offshore & Marine sees smallerscale…

Prelude float out

Jan 16, 2014

Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility floated out of the dry dock at Geoje, South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries yard, where the facility is currently under construction. Upon completion, Prelude FLNG will be the largest-ever floating facility…

Topside installation underway on Caribbean FLNG

Jan 16, 2014

The installation of topsides liquefaction equipment has begun on the Caribbean FLNG project that will be in service offshore Colombia, EPCIC contractor Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. announced. The company said the vessel will be the world’s first FLNG in operation…

Douglas-Westwood looks at FLNG market

Jan 08, 2014

The floating LNG (FLNG) market is poised for increased investment and activity from 2014 to 2020, with Douglas-Westwood forecasting total expenditure of US$64.4 billion in its new market report. Two-thirds of this spend is attributed to liquefaction infrastructure…

Dockwise wins Wheatstone work

Dec 27, 2013

Dockwise has been awarded a US$275 million contract by Bechtel for Module Transport Services regarding the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in Western Australia. Work is expected to begin early 2014. The contract's scope includes logistical…

Excelerate completes 500th ship-to-ship LNG transfer

Dec 23, 2013

Excelerate Energy L.P. completed its 500th commercial Ship-to-Ship (STS) transfer of LNG on September 23, 2013 in Escobar, Argentina at the GNL Escobar LNG import facility. Using Excelerate Energy’s regasification vessel, Exemplar and the conventional LNG carrier SCF Arctic…

Colombian FLRSU receives topsides

Dec 09, 2013

Installation of topsides liquefaction equipment has begun on the Caribbean FLNG project that will be in service off Colombia, contractor Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. announced. The topsides equipment will utilize the PRICO technology, supplied by subcontractor Black & Veatch…

Prelude's first float out

Dec 03, 2013

Watch as the 488m-long hull of Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility floats out of the dry dock at Geoje, South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries yard, where the facility is currently under construction. Upon completion…

Tanks installed on Caribbean FLNG project

Oct 31, 2013

Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. (WOM) successfully completed the installation of the three LNG storage tanks into the hull of the Caribbean FLNG project. The project’s barge deck and topsides will now be installed. The Caribbean FLNG project…

Global Briefs: October 2013

Oct 10, 2013

Ghohta discovery Lundin Petroleum made an oil discovery on the Ghohta prospect in exploration licence PL492 in the Barents Sea. The well, 7120/1-3, 35km northwest of Snøhvit field, found a 75m oil column in Permian carbonates. Statoil…

OE13: Next wave of change

Sep 04, 2013

“Rumours of the IOCs demise are premature”, said Shell’s upstream director Andy Brown to a crowded lunch discussion on the roles of IOCs, Independents and NOCs yesterday. Brown said as NOCs are now operating outside their home countries…

Exmar and LNG partners solidify BC LNG alliance

Sep 03, 2013

Following execution of a Letter of Intent (LOI) by EXMAR with LNG Partners, LLC and LNG BargeCo BVBA for the long-term charter of a floating liquefaction and storage unit (FLSU) to serve the BC LNG Project near Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada…

Contract Briefs: September 2013

Sep 01, 2013

Höegh FLNG awarded pre-FEED Höegh FLNG Ltd. has been awarded a pre-FEED study for a jetty-moored 2MMTA FLNG near-shore barge for a North American LNG export project. The study will be executed in 2H 2013. Meta wins Shell tiebacks Meta Downhole Ltd…

Höegh selected for FLNG FEED

Aug 22, 2013

Höegh LNG has signed a contract with an Asia based national oil company to conduct pre-front-end engineering design (FEED) engineering work for an offshore floating LNG facility (FLNG) with a two million-tonne per annum production capacity…

FPSO numbers grow 84%

Aug 08, 2013

International Maritime Associates (IMA) and Energy Maritime Associates (EMA) have completed an in-depth analysis of the floating production sector. The inventory of floating production systems is now at 269 units – FPSOs account for 61% of the existing systems…

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