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Shell taps Technip for Prelude services contract

Dec 15, 2016

Technip has been awarded an engineering and project management services contract by Shell Australia. The contract will provide multi-disciplinary engineering and design services in support of the Prelude FLNG project, and will allow the…

Eni board greenlights Coral LNG - Mozambique

Nov 18, 2016

Eni is a step closer to moving ahead with its 16 Tcf deepwater Coral discovery development offshore Mozambique following investment approval from its board of directors. Eni's board has approved the first phase of development, called the Coral South project…

World's first FLNG project starts off Malaysia

Nov 17, 2016

Malaysia’s Petronas has achieved first gas from its first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, PFLNG SATU earlier this week (14 November) from the Kanowit gas field, offshore Sarawak. Image of the PFLNG SATU…

Schlumberger, Ophir, Golar to develop Fortuna LNG

Nov 10, 2016

Ophir Energy, Golar LNG and oilfield services giant Schlumberger have agreed to form a joint operating company to develop the Fortuna field, offshore Equatorial Guinea, Africa. The project will use Golar's floating LNG technology and…

New Age looks at Etinde options

Nov 08, 2016

New Age is continuing the evaluation of development options, including scope for early-stage development plans for the Etinde concession, offshore Cameroon, according to partner Bowleven. Image of the Etinde area…

Sub-Saharan investment cut by $100 billion

Nov 03, 2016

Capital investment in the oil and gas industry in Sub-Saharan Africa has been cut by US$100 billion over the next five years, according to Wood Mackenzie's latest report on upstream activity in the region. Major oil companies are heavily…

LNG a-go-go

Nov 01, 2016

Mozambique’s emerging LNG business may be picking up after a quiet period. John Sheehan reports on progress made, including Eni’s Coral FLNG project. An Anadarko employee. Images from Anadarko…

Trelleborg provides bearings for Shell's Prelude

Oct 06, 2016

Trelleborg has manufactured and delivered 52 vertical elastomeric bearings and 156 horizontal bearings for use on the 13 modules onboard Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, as well as 40 turret bogey bearings to enable natural movements of the turret…

Exmar FLNG unit completes testing

Sep 28, 2016

Exmar's barge-based FLNG unit, at one time meant to operate off the coast of Colombia, has completed performance testing at Wison Offshore & Marine's Nantong, China yard, the engineering firm announced on 27 September. While the deal…

Emerson bags Shell Prelude automation gig

Sep 07, 2016

Shell Australia awarded Emerson a contract to provide automation maintenance and reliability services for Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. Prelude. Image from Emerson…

Keeping afloat

Sep 01, 2016

The market for floating production systems may have stalled, but FPSs will still be a key part of the offshore technology tool kit, outlines Douglas-Westwood’s Ben Wilby. The FPSO Cidade de Saquarema…

DOF bags Prelude IMR contract

Jul 29, 2016

Shell Australia has awarded DOF Subsea a five-year contract with two, two-year options to provide a fulltime underwater services and multi-purpose supply vessel to the Prelude FLNG facility. Prelude FLNG will produce, liquefy, store and transfer LNG at sea…

AusGroup lands Prelude contract

Jul 14, 2016

AusGroup subsidiary MAS Australasia entered into an agreement with Technip Oceania to supply of scaffolding and rope access services on the Shell-operated Prelude floating Liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project. The firm will be responsible…

HIPPS system for FLNG unit

Jun 30, 2016

Dutch technology firm Frames has completed a high integrity pressure protection system (HIPPS) and fluid buffer system for the mooring solutions specialist SOFEC. Both are designed and build for the external mooring system of a floating LNG (FLNG) vessel…

Unmanned facilities, IO operations needed for today's industry

Jun 28, 2016

An aversion to risk, the race to be second, impairs the oil and gas industry’s ability to innovate.  Yet, the oil price slump, from mid-2014 to today, has been a “brutal wake-up call,” creating a realization that working smarter in a…

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