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U.S. Grants Jones Act Waiver to Company to Ease Fuel Supply Shortages after Cyber-attack on Pipeline

May 13, 2021

The U.S. government relaxed a long-standing maritime law protecting domestic shipping commerce to allow an undisclosed company to transport gasoline and diesel to ports in the East Coast after a cyberattack crippled the nation's largest fuel pipeline network.The Jones Act, implemented in 1920, requires goods moved between U.S. ports to be carried by ships built domestically and staffed by U.S. crews…

UK Union Plans July Strike at Oil and Gas Terminal

Jun 22, 2021

UK's Unite union's Scotland unit on Tuesday said talks to prevent industrial action at Sullom Voe Terminal have ended with no movement on the part of Shetland Islands Council (SIC) to resolve the dispute over a long service award.Unless the Council accepts liability…

Novatek, Glencore Ink Arctic LNG 2 Gas Supply Deal

Jun 02, 2021

Russian gas company Novatek has signed heads of agreement with Glencore for the long-term supply of LNG from the Arctic LNG 2 project.The agreement, signed Wednesday at Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum, established the key commercial terms for the long-term supply of more than of 0…

Invenergy, BW LNG Secure Financing for FSRU Project in El Salvador

May 12, 2021

Sustainable energy developer Invenergy and LNG solutions provider BW LNG have secured a $128.3 million loan from IDB Invest to fund the construction of a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), a key part of the Energía del Pacífico (EDP) LNG-to-power project in El Salvador…

Equinor to Hire More Staff at Plants Hit By Fires in 2020

May 12, 2021

Fires that crippled two Equinor plants in Norway last year were caused by both technical and human errors, the energy company said on Wednesday, promising to hire and train more staff.A blaze last September at Hammerfest LNG, Europe's only large-scale liquefied natural gas plant…

Van Oord, Beattie FRC Secure $83,5M Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Work

May 07, 2021

Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded two new contracts for the construction of the South Breakwater and Crown Wall, with a total value of £60 million (USD 83,5 million)Dutch marine and offshore contractor Van Oord will act as the principal contractor for the 550-meter-long South Breakwater…

Safety Body: Equinor's Melkøya LNG Plant Broke Rules Ahead of 2020 Fire

Apr 22, 2021

Equinor must fix a series of rule breaches exposed by a fire at its Melkoeya liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Norway last year for the plant to reopen, the country's safety watchdog said on Thursday.The September 2020 blaze shut down production at the plant…

Kishorn Port Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities as Expansion Plans Approved

Apr 21, 2021

Kishorn Port's proposal to extend the port’s dry dock has received approval from The Highland Council.'This is a further and significant step in the regeneration of the port and dry dock,' Kishorn Port, located on the North West coast of Scotland…

Vattenfall Selects Hvide Sande as Service Port for Danish Offshore Wind Farms

Apr 15, 2021

Swedish power firm Vattenfall has chosen Hvide Sande Harbour in Denmark as its service port for Vesterhav Syd and Nord wind farms in the Danish part of the North Sea. The move will create around 50 new jobs.Danish Energy Agency has approved…

Brent Tops $70 after Houthi Attack on Saudi Oil Export Hub

Mar 08, 2021

Yemen's Houthi forces fired drones and missiles at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry on Sunday, including a Saudi Aramco facility at Ras Tanura vital to petroleum exports, in what Riyadh called a failed assault on global energy security…

AG&P Gets OK to Develop the Philippines LNG Import Terminal in Batangas Bay

Mar 08, 2021

- Atlantic Gulf & Pacific Company (AG&P) said on Monday its Philippines subsidiary has received the green light to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import and regasification terminal in Batangas Bay, south of Manila.The firm, part owned…

GEG to Power Port of Nigg Facilities with Green Hydrogen

Feb 12, 2021

In an eventful week in which its Port of Nigg was selected as a turbine foundation marshaling port for the giant Seagreen offshore wind farm, UK-based Global Energy Group said Thursday it had struck a deal to power its Port of Nigg facilities using green hydrogen…

Petrobras Moves European Commercial Activities from London to Rotterdam

Dec 30, 2020

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras will concentrate its European commercial activities in Rotterdam. This will result in the transfer of Petrobras Europe Ltd.’s commercial activities from London, England to Petrobras Global Trading B.V. in Rotterdam…

Sen. Schumer Calls for Offshore Wind Turbine Assembly Site to be Built in Brooklyn

Dec 29, 2020

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer on Monday joined Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, calling for a creation of a local offshore wind turbine assembly center at Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York, and calling for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) funding…

Höegh LNG to Supply FSRU in India in Q1 2021

Nov 19, 2020

Höegh LNG has entered into a binding commitment to supply H-Energy with an FSRU in Jaigarh, India from as early as the first quarter of 2021.Jaigarh is south of Mumbai in Maharashtra state, India. The final agreement will be for 10 years with annual termination options after year five…

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