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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…

Noble Energy releases Leviathan

Feb 06, 2014

Noble Energy, Inc. announced the signing of a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the sale of interest in the Leviathan licenses, offshore Israel, to Woodside Petroleum. Each of the existing Leviathan partners, Noble Energy…

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…

Voices OE February

Feb 01, 2014

Waves of progress. With several mega projects underway, OE asked: Can floating LNG be done economically on a smaller scale? The obvious answer is that we believe so, but it depends on the application. Wison Offshore & Marine sees smallerscale…

BG cuts guidance

Jan 27, 2014

BG Group has cut its 2014-15 production forecasts and issued a series of force majeure notices under its LNG agreements in Egypt.  The notices are due to the diversion of gas volumes to domestic markets in excess of existing pooling arrangements…

First dual-fuel OSV launched in GoM

Jan 23, 2014

Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, a manufacturer of a variety of ocean-going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets, announced today the launch of the first of six Harvey Gulf International Marine 302’ x 64’ dual-fuel Offshore Supply Vessels…

Gazprom adds fifth LNG tanker

Jan 21, 2014

Gazprom announced that its newest liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier was named today at STX O&S shipyard in Jinhae, South Korea. The vessel, Velikiy Novgorod, will be the fifth in Gazprom's tanker fleet. Taking part in the ceremony were Alexander Medvedev…

Shell exits Wheatstone project

Jan 20, 2014

Shell agreed to sell its stakes in the Chevron-led Wheatstone-Iago joint venture and the Wheatstone LNG project off Western Australia.  The company sold its 8% equity interest in the Wheatstone-Iago JV and its 6.4% interest in the Wheatstone…

Shell picks Prelude power systems

Jan 17, 2014

Emerson Network Power has been selected as the main uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems provider for Shell’s Prelude floating LNG project. Prelude is the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project, currently under construction in Korea…

Prelude float out

Jan 16, 2014

Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility floated out of the dry dock at Geoje, South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries yard, where the facility is currently under construction. Upon completion, Prelude FLNG will be the largest-ever floating facility…

Wärtsilä to supply LNG in Finland

Jan 10, 2014

Wärtsilä signed a turnkey contract to supply a LNG receiving terminal to be built in Tornio, northern Finland. The contract, valued at about US $136 million, was made with Manga LNG Oy, a joint venture between Finnish companies Outokumpu Group…

Canada LNG project numbers

Jan 06, 2014

Canadian LNG update from Norway's Rystad Energy AS: As of November 2013, there were no approved liquified natural gas export terminals in Canada. There are three proposed projects: Kitimat – Apache, Douglas Island, and Kitimat – LNG Canada…

Shell boosts North American LNG profile

Jan 02, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell plc announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Repsol S.A.'s liquefied natural gas (LNG) portfolio outside North America for a headline cash consideration of US$4.1 billion. As part of the transaction…

Magnolia LNG Project advances

Dec 27, 2013

Magnolia LNG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Australia’s Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) recently announced two advancements in the development of its 8mtpa-capacity, mid-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility. Magnolia announced Dec…

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