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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…

Making the FLNG numbers work

Jan 02, 2011

Industry experts gathered in Houston late last year to discuss the future of floating LNG. Jennifer Pallanich joined them.A supply glut stemming from a wave of project sanctions between 2003 and 2005 followed by the North American shale revolution…

Asia Pacific in the FLNG driving seat

Dec 31, 2010

LNG business took a hit last year as the economic downturn put the brakes on global natural gas demand just as US shale gas output started to surge. Infield Systems’ Peter Kiernan reviews the changing gas market fundamentals and assesses the…

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