Coastal/Inland News

 

Italy's Snam Buys Golar Tundra FSRU for $350M

Jun 01, 2022

Italian gas group Snam has agreed to buy Golar LNG's floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) Golar Tundra for $350 million.The Golar Tundra can operate both as an LNG carrier and as an FSRU. The vessel, built in 2015, has a storage capacity of around 170,000 cubic meters of LNG and a continuous regasification capacity of 5 billion cubic meters per year.In order to maximise its regasification capacity…

Fire Extinguished at Equinor's Largest Refinery

4 hours ago

A fire that broke out at Equinor's Mongstad oil refinery on Norway's west coast early on Sunday was now extinguished, the company said, affecting the unit producing gasoline.The fire broke out in a part of the refinery that produces gasoline…

Norway's Hammerfest Plant Resumes LNG Production almost Two Years After Fire

Jun 02, 2022

Norway's Hammerfest liquefied natural gas plant has restarted LNG production following a fire almost two years ago, boosting the country's gas exports, operator Equinor said on Thursday.The company last week told Reuters the plant had completed repairs and was preparing to restart output…

Inpex Plans Maintenance at Australia's Ichthys LNG from July 1 to Aug. 5

May 20, 2022

Japan's Inpex Corp plans to conduct scheduled maintenance at its Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Darwin, Australia, from around July 1 to Aug. 5, a company spokesperson said on Friday.The company declined to comment on shipment plans during the maintenance period…

Norway's Hammerfest LNG Plant Extends Outage

May 16, 2022

Norway's Hammerfest LNG plant is now expected to restart on May 23, six days later than the previous plan and further delaying operations since a fire in 2020, Norwegian gas system manager Gassco and operator Equinor said on Monday.'During the weekend…

Germany to Help Eastern EU States Without Ports Access LNG - Scholz

May 06, 2022

Germany will show solidarity with European Union countries seeking alternatives to Russian gas and oil, for example helping eastern states without ports in the North or Baltic Seas access liquefied natural gas (LNG), Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday…

Perenco Declares Force Majeure after Oil Terminal Leak in Gabon

May 06, 2022

Anglo-French oil company Perenco has declared force majeure for 150 days following a leak at its Cap Lopez oil terminal in Gabon last week, a company spokesperson said on Friday.Overall production shut down is estimated at 50,000 barrels of oil per day…

Irish Port Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities. Taps Bechtel for Assistance

May 06, 2022

Shannon Foynes Port Company has selected Bechtel to update its Vision 2041 master plan to accommodate offshore and onshore investment within and near its harbor in Ireland. Bechtel will support the company in considering how to deliver significant growth and expansion of the port…

Perenco Shuts Gabon Oil Terminal after 300,000-barrel Leak

May 02, 2022

Anglo-French oil company Perenco has shut its Cap Lopez oil terminal near Port Gentil in Gabon after a storage tank leaked more than 300,000 barrels of oil, it said in a statement.The oil, which amounts to more than Gabon's daily crude output…

Oil Protesters Block 10 UK Oil Terminals

Apr 01, 2022

Hundreds of climate change protesters blocked oil terminals across Britain on Friday with some supporters climbing on top of oil tankers as part of their campaign to force the government to end its reliance on fossil fuels.Extinction Rebellion…

Russia Warns of Sharp Caspian Pipeline Oil Export Drop After Storm

Mar 23, 2022

Russian and Kazakhstan oil exports via the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) from the Black Sea may fall by up to 1 million barrels per day (bpd), or 1% of global oil production, due to storm-damaged berths, a Russian official said on Tuesday…

CGX Energy to Start Dredging, Dock Construction for Port in Guyana

Feb 17, 2022

Canada-based oil company CGX Energy OYL.V will begin dredging and building the docks of a key deepwater port at Berbice, in eastern Guyana, planned to serve the South American nation's oil and agriculture sectors, the firm's chairman said on Wednesday…

Abu Dhabi's AD Ports Raises $1B Before Market Debut

Feb 07, 2022

Abu Dhabi's AD Ports Group, owned by sovereign wealth fund ADQ, said it raised 4 billion dirhams ($1.1 billion) in proceeds from its primary issuance and would list its shares on the bourse on Tuesday.AD Ports Group, which operates ports, logistics and industrial zones…

Repsol's Offshore Oil Unloading Ops Banned in Peru after Oil Spill

Feb 01, 2022

Peru Environment Minister Ruben Ramirez said on Monday the government will temporarily suspend Repsol's offshore oil unloading operations following a spill of over 10,000 barrels that has caused widespread environmental damage.Ramirez said the…

Exxon Proposing to Build Supply Base for Guyana Project

Dec 13, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp outlined a major new investment in Guyana amid government calls for delivering economic benefits to residents from deepwater oil and gas discoveries helping turn the South American nation into an oil powerhouse.A coming onshore…

Current News

Teekay Sells Sevan Hummingbird FPSO to Ping Petroleum

Teekay Sells Sevan Hummingbird FPSO to Ping Petroleum

Norway Greenlights Increased Gas Production at Several Offshore Fields

Norway Greenlights Increased Gas Production at Several Offshore Fields

Equinor Adds Another Well to Odfjell Drilling's Semi-sub Rig Scope

Equinor Adds Another Well to Odfjell Drilling's Semi-sub Rig Scope

Pemex, New Fortress Energy Ink Deal on $1.5B Offshore Gas project

Pemex, New Fortress Energy Ink Deal on $1.5B Offshore Gas project

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine