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ConocoPhillips to resume LNG exports from Alaska

Apr 14, 2014

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has granted ConocoPhillips Alaska Natural Gas Corp. (CPANGC) blanket authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its facility at Nikiski, about 70 miles southwest of Anchorage, on the Kenai Peninsula…

Subcommittee passes LNG exports bill

Apr 09, 2014

A US Subcommittee on Energy and Power approved new legislation aimed at speeding up the approvals process for US liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications, the committee announced on 9 April 2014. Bill H.R. 6, also called the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act…

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…

Milestone marked on Ichthys

Apr 03, 2014

INPEX has marked the first dry dock hull block erection on the Ichthys LNG project central processing facility (CPF) at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. With 150m x 110m topside dimensions…

US LNG exports to create new jobs

Mar 28, 2014

US Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, held a hearing on how increasing exports of LNG will create thousands of high-paying jobs and support U.S. allies abroad. The hearing, entitled “Importing Energy…

Woodside still working on Leviathan

Mar 28, 2014

Woodside Energy’s bid to join the offshore Israel Leviathan gas field consortium has missed an agreed deadline, the firm has said.  Australia-based Woodside and the offshore Israel Leviathan project joint venture partners missed a target…

Appetite for technology in ME increases need for intelligent energy law solutions

Mar 11, 2014

The oil and gas industry is experiencing an increasing demand for advanced technology and expertise in the Middle East at a time when the sector as a whole is changing its approach to acquiring, transferring, and protecting its intellectual capital…

CERA14: Rising costs become "new reality"

Mar 04, 2014

During his keynote address at IHS CERAweek, Chevron Chairman and CEO, John Watson (pictured), addressed the challenges and changes in the industry, noting the effects of rising costs on the industry’s success. With labor and cost doubling over the past decade…

Statoil boosts Tanzanian LNG prospects

Mar 03, 2014

Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil have carried out a successful first drill stem test on their Tanzania Block 2 offshore discovery Zafarani-2. The data acquired will help reduce technical uncertainties in a possible future Tanzania offshore and LNG development…

Gazprom, Shell progress on Sakhalin

Feb 24, 2014

Russia-based Gazprom and Shell signed an agreement for the preparation of FEED documents for the production of LNG within the Sakhakin II project off Sakhalin Island, Russia. “We welcome the sequential approach of our partner Gazprom to expanding the LNG plant in the Prigorodnoye settlement…

Sabine Pass can up LNG exports

Feb 20, 2014

Today, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a request from Sabine Pass Liquefaction LLC and Sabine Pass LNG to increase the maximum peak day liquefied natural gas (LNG) production and export capacity for Trains 1-4 at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal to 2…

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…

Inpex marks Ichthys keel lay

Feb 19, 2014

The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project has celebrated a key milestone for its floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility. The first block of the keel was placed during a ceremony in the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo…

Wartsila chosen for LNG conversion

Feb 18, 2014

Totem Ocean Trailer Express has announced that Wärtsilä will supply main engines, generators and integrated LNG storage and fuel gas handling systems (LNGPac(TM)) for the largest LNG conversion ever undertaken in North America. The contract was signed in 4Q 2013…

LNG for Lindi, Tanzania?

Feb 16, 2014

Statoil ASA and BG Group Plc will build Tanzania’s first liquefied natural gas plant in Lindi, according to Tanzania's Minister of Energy and Minerals, Sospeter M. Muhongo, speaking in Oslo on Friday. Muhongo, previously a professor of geology at the University of Dar es Salaam…

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