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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…

Höegh awarded FLNG pre-FEED study

Jul 26, 2013

Höegh FLNG Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Höegh LNG Holdings, has been awarded a pre-FEED study for a jetty-moored 2MM tonne/yr FLNG near-shore barge, FLNG solution for a North American LNG export project. The study will be executed in…

Petronas to decide on investing in FLNG for 2H 2013

Jul 25, 2013

Malaysia's national oil and gas company Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) projected to make a final investment decision on a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project for the Rotan field in Block H, offshore Sabah, in 2H 2013. The Malaysian Business Times reports that once sanctioned…

Lloyd’s Register releases new rules for FOIFL

Jun 07, 2013

Lloyd’s Register published a comprehensive rule set to guide the design, construction and operation of FLNG facilities to provide safer, cheaper and more environmentally friendly approaches to retrieving natural gas. “Natural gas is a…

New process brings FLNG to small and mid-size fields

May 23, 2013

As FLNG starts to take off on a large scale, a consortium of companies is looking to make it a more cost effective and compact proposition. A consortium of companies has designed a new floating LNG (FLNG) system specifically aimed at small to mid-size gas fields…

Wood Group joins Bonaparte

May 13, 2013

Wood Group Kenny (WGK) is to work on a subsea concept definition project for GDF Suez' Australian Bonaparte LNG project. The Bonaparte LNG project is made up of the Petrel, Frigate and Tern fields, located in the Timor Sea. They were previously stranded gas fields…

Newbuild growth: Brazil, Africa, SE Asia and Australia

Apr 15, 2013

The FPSO market appears to be emerging from the economic downturn stronger than ever, with new project awards and forecasted capital expenditure expected to gain momentum throughout the next five years. While challenges certainly remain…

Shell, TSC strengthen LNG collaboration

Dec 13, 2012

Shell's PreludeShell and TSC team up on future LNG projects Shell Gas & Power Developments B.V. (Shell) and the Technip Samsung Consortium (TSC) have signed a heads of agreement to enhance collaboration on the design, engineering, procurement…

Malaysian compression train

Nov 10, 2012

GE Oil & Gas will deliver its gas turbine-driven compressor train technology for a Petronas FLNG project slated for startup in 4Q 2015 offshore Malaysia. To be Asia’s first FLNG project, the facility will be moored about 180km off the coast of Bintulu…

KBR wins Bonaparte FLNG design work

Nov 08, 2012

Illustration: Bonaparte LNGGDF Suez has selected KBR to design an FLNG production vessel for its Bonaparte LNG project offshore Darwin, Australia, KBR announced on 8 November 2012.The contract is part of an initial concept definition design competition for the vessel…

Prelude in the supermajor key of FLNG

Jul 07, 2011

Shell's 100% owned and operated Prelude FLNG project offshore Western Australia, long in the works and given a final investment decision in May, will include what the company boasts is the largest floating offshore facility. Russell McCulley…

Boskalis sells terminal activities to Lamnalco

Jul 01, 2011

On 1 July 2011, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announced that it reached an agreement with The Rezayat Group of Saudi Arabia (Rezayat) to sell SMIT’s terminal and AHTS transport activities to Lamnalco Ltd. (Lamnalco). Boskalis and Rezayat each own a 50% stake in Lamnalco…

Berthing the fledgling FLNG breed

Jun 08, 2011

With floating LNG facilities now widely acknowledged to be a key enabler for exploiting stranded gas reserves, Trelleborg Marine Systems' Simon Wilson offers some insights into the new design methodologies needed for integrated berthing and…

FLNG sloshing analysis: a fresh approach

Apr 01, 2011

Class society ABS and Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) are concluding a joint development program examining critical wave conditions for sloshing model tests and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) in the cargo tanks of FLNG vessels…

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