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OTC14: Boskalis plans new ultra-large heavy transport vessel

May 15, 2014

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston that it has started a study into a new ultra large V-class Heavy Marine Transport Vessel (HTV). Dockwise Vanguard, which came into service early 2013…

Shell, Inpex share Browse fiber optic

May 13, 2014

INPEX and Shell are investing in a project to construct a subsea optical fiber cable system incorporating the Ichthys and Prelude projects in Australia's Browse basin.  The subsea fiber optic cable system, to be provided and operated by Nextgen Group…

Controlling an LNG carrier

May 12, 2014

Kongsberg Maritime provides this video on how its maritime solutions enable staff to control the GDF Suez Neptune LNG carrier. The DNV-classed Neptune, managed by Höegh LNG Fleet Management AS, was built by Samsung Heavy Industries and delivered to GDF Suez 3Q 2009…

Hoegh, Egypt's Egas sign LOI for FRSU

May 12, 2014

Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. (Egas) for the use of one of Höegh's floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) – currently under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries…

ABS wins Petronas classification deal

May 05, 2014

ABS has been awarded the classification contract from Petronas for the company's second floating LNG facility (PFLNG 2). The vessel will be built at the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in Geoje, Korea. ABS has a history working with floating gas concepts…

Angola salvage will take 10 months

Apr 28, 2014

Boskalis said that salvage work to remove a capsized jackup from shallow waters near Angola's new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant should be completed by March 2015. The three-legged Perro Negro 6 jackup drilling rig (shown at…

Mobilizing subsea foundations

Apr 22, 2014

The Prelude FLNG subsea architecture, supported by traditional mudmats. image source: Shell. Mobile foundation technology could offer an economic solution to some stranded offshore hydrocarbon reserves…

Petronas launches hull of PFLNG SATU

Apr 08, 2014

Malaysia's Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) announced that it has launched the hull of its first floating LNG (PFLNG SATU) facility at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. The facility…

Global Briefs OE April 2014

Apr 04, 2014

US rakes in $850million for lease sale The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) received 380 bids for 326blocks in the central Gulf of Mexico, totaling more than US $850 million. Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 231 attracted operators to bison almost 40 million acres…

Eni CEO, Mozambique president discuss progress

Apr 02, 2014

Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni outlined the Italian company’s exploration progress and activities within the country to the President of the Republic of Mozambique Armando Guebuza. Eni announced that the “possibility of enlarging the shareholder base of Area 4 was favorably received by the President…

Ophir looks to FLNG

Feb 20, 2014

UK-listed explorer Ophir Energy is eying floating LNG to develop its Equatorial Guinea gas fields and has signed a letter of intent with Petrofac to help it draw up a field development plan. Ophir has an 80% interest in Block R, in the south-eastern part of the Niger Delta complex…

Petronas decides on FLNG2 project

Feb 13, 2014

Petronas has reached the final investment decision(FID) for its second FLNG facility project, off the coast of Sabah in Malaysia. The FID was approved by the Petronas board on 23 Jan 2014. Subsequently, Petronas has issued a letter of award for the engineering procurement…

Sevan wins TORP LNG's tech rights

Feb 10, 2014

Sevan Marine ASA has acquired the technology rights of TORP LNG AS and its affiliates. This acquisition gives Sevan Marine ownership of the proprietary HiLoad technology for offshore loading of LNG. The HiLoad technology was originally developed…

Exmar, PRE order second FLNG unit

Feb 06, 2014

Belgium's Exmar and Canada's Pacific Rubiales Energy (PRE), through its wholly-owned affiliate Pacific Midstream Holding, announced the ordering of a barge-based floating LNG regasification unit under a 50/50 joint venture. The unit will…

Wood Group,Trac team up in Australia

Feb 06, 2014

Wood Group Kenny Pty Ltd. (WGK) and TRAC Oil & Gas Pty Ltd. (TRAC) signed a formal MoU for the provision of integrated integrity management, inspection, verification, non-destructive testing (NDT) and rope access solutions to conventional oil…

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