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Pioneering Spirit Completes Infield Pipelay Work at BP’s LNG Scheme

Feb 21, 2024

Allseas’ construction vessel Pioneering Spirit has completed the infield pipelay scope for BP’s ultra-deepwater Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) liquified natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Two months after arriving in the field, production crew welded, scanned and field joint coated the final piece of pipe for the second 16-inch export gas line.Safely landed in a 2-metre target box at 2400-meter water depth…

Shell's LNG Trading Makes $2.4B in Final 2023 Quarter

Feb 23, 2024

Nearly a third of Shell's profit in the fourth quarter of 2023 came from the $2.4 billion it made in trading liquefied natural gas (LNG) as it captured strong demand ahead of winter, three sources close to the company told Reuters.Shell did…

Woodside Sells 15.1% Scarborough Stake to JERA for $1.4B

Feb 23, 2024

Australia's Woodside Energy has entered agreement with Japan’s largest power generation company JERA for the sale of 15.1% non-operating participating interest in the Scarborough gas field development project offshore Australia.The total consideration…

Woodside Welcomes First Modules for Scarborough Gas Project

Feb 21, 2024

The first three Pluto Train 2 modules for the Scarborough energy project have arrived in Karratha in  Western Australia, marking a significant milestone for the Woodside Energy’s gas development.The modules, fabricated by Bechtel in Indonesia…

Equinor Pens 15-Year LNG Supply Deal with Indian Firm

Feb 19, 2024

Norway’s energy major Equinor and the Indian fertilizer and petrochemical company Deepak Fertilisers have signed a 15-year agreement for supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) with deliveries starting in 2026.Equinor’s growing global LNG portfolio…

Brassavola Completes Maiden Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering Operation

Feb 19, 2024

Pavilion Energy, the charterer of Singapore’s recently delivered first membrane LNG bunker vessel Brassavola, has concluded its first Ship-to-Ship (STS) LNG bunkering operation.Pavilion Energy said on February 19, 2024, the bunkering operation to Rio Tinto chartered dual-fueled bulk carrier…

Red Sea Disruption to Impact Deliveries, Not Output, QatarEnergy CEO Says

Feb 19, 2024

Disruption to shipping in the Red Sea region will impact QatarEnergy's deliveries of liquefied natural gas (LNG) but not its production, CEO Saad al-Kaabi said on Monday.'It's only going to take longer to get it there. But it will not reach…

Saipem Gets Go-Ahead to Restart Pipelaying Ops Offshore Australia

Feb 15, 2024

Italian offshore services company Saipem has received an approval from the Australian regulator NOPSEMA to restart pipelaying operations at Woodside’s Scarborough gas field, following an offshore trunkline installation incident in late January 2024…

BP Welcomes FLNG Gimi in West Africa

Feb 15, 2024

The floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessel Gimi, that is a core component of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) LNG project, has arrived at its destination on the Mauritania and Senegal maritime border.The FLNG vessel Gimi is at the heart of the GTA Phase 1 development…

ADNOC and BP to Form Gas Joint Venture in Egypt

Feb 14, 2024

BP and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have made an agreement to form a new joint venture (JV) that will focus initially on development of gas interests in Egypt.The JV (51% BP and 49% ADNOC) will combine the pair’s deep technical capabilities…

ABL Wraps Up German Subsea Pipeline Survey Job

Feb 13, 2024

Global energy and marine consultancy ABL has finalized the marine warranty survey scope in connection with the successful installation of Germany’s Ostsee Anbindungsleitung (OAL) subsea pipeline, with the first gas feed-in expected imminently…

JERA Finds Indonesian Partner for LNG Value Chain Development

Feb 09, 2024

Japan’s largest power generation company JERA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on LNG value chain development in Indonesia with PT PLN Energi Primer Indonesia (PLN EPI), a subsidiary of PT PLN Persero.Collaboration to establish a value chain for LNG…

Russia's Arctic LNG 2 Last Line is on Hold

Feb 08, 2024

The third and the last train of the Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia has been put on hold but the second train is likely to be installed, the head of stakeholder TotalEnergies' said.The liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the Russian Arctic has faced challenges from U…

NYK and JERA Agree Long-Term Charter for New LNG Carrier

Feb 07, 2024

NYK and JERA have signed a long-term charter contract for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier to be built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries.The vessel will be delivered in 2027 and will be used to transport LNG for JERA…

Wind Power Outpaces Gas Plants in Europe

Feb 06, 2024

Wind power production outpaced gas plants in Europe for the first time last year as fossil fuel electricity generation plummeted, cutting the region's carbon emissions, data from think-tank Ember showed.Europe is ramping up its renewable electricity…

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