Offshore FLNG News - page 19


Schlumberger to take stake in Fortuna LNG project

Jan 25, 2016

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger has inked its second floating LNG-related deal within a space of days - this time taking a stake in a development project. After inking a memorandum of understanding with LNG carrier and floating LNG firm Golar LNG late last week…

Schlumberger, Golar LNG enter MOU

Jan 22, 2016

Golar LNG signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Schlumberger to co-operate on the global development of greenfield, brownfield and stranded gas reserves.  Under the MOU, Golar and Schlumberger have agreed to jointly market gas monetization solutions to owners…

WGK on Prelude flexibles integrity

Jan 19, 2016

Wood Group has secured a three-year contract with Shell Australia's Prelude, floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project. Wood Group Kenny will provide specialist consultancy services for flexible riser integrity management prior to and during operation of Prelude FLNG…

Golar LNG taps ABS Group expertise

Jan 13, 2016

ABS Group subsidiary Genesis Technology Solutions has been awarded a contract by Golar LNG to develop an intelligent maintenance strategy for the company’s new fleet of floating LNG (FLNG) vessels utilizing the GoFLNG floating liquefaction technology…

POSH wins Prelude towage gig

Jan 11, 2016

POSH Terasea secured a project to provide towage and positioning services for the Shell Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) platform.  As part of the project, POSH Terasea will tow the Shell Prelude FLNG over 3000nm from Samsung Shipyard in Geoje…

Asset integrity from the start

Jan 01, 2016

Greg Hale takes a look at how Shell integrated an asset integrity program into its new Prelude FLNG project with the intent of saving millions over the next 20-25 years. Integrating an asset integrity…

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…

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