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Golar LNG names new chairman

Sep 22, 2014

London-based Golar LNG Ltd. (GLNG) has appointed Sir Frank Joseph Chapman to the Board of Directors and as the company's Chairman, effective 19 September 2014. Sir Frank Chapman has worked 40 years in the oil and gas industry, culminating…

Mozambique will host US$30 billion LNG project

Sep 17, 2014

Over US$30 billion will be committed in Mozambique to produce 20 million tonnes of LNG annually (mtpa), with the ports of Pemba and Palma to be redeveloped under a massive program. Mozambique's national oil company, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH)…

Vard’s dual fuel vessel gets patent

Sep 11, 2014

Vard Marine has been awarded a US Patent for their design and engineering of a Dual Fuel Vessel. The company also announced that later this year; the first of six 5100DWT vessels to be built under this patent will be delivered. The…

GE enters Freeport LNG project

Sep 10, 2014

GE Oil & Gas announced that it is providing both technology and capital to help expedite construction of the Freeport LNG gas liquefaction and liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Southeast Texas. GE is supplying the main refrigeration compressors…

Wärtsilä's supplying 2-stroke dual-fuel engines

Sep 09, 2014

Wärtsilä's 2-stroke dual-fuel technology will be featured on two new, large 180,000 cbm LNG carriers. South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries and SK Shipping and Marubeni are building the carriers that will be powered by 6-cylinder Wärtsilä X62DF 2-stroke dual-fuel engines…

Wärtsilä’s LNGPac gets AIP certificate

Sep 09, 2014

The new Wärtsilä LNGPac has been granted an AIP (Approval in Principle) Certificate from the classification society DNV GL. The AIP Certificate covers Wärtsilä’s improvements to the original LNGPac. The new solution has removed the heating media skid and its pumps…

Technip picks up Juniper EPIC

Sep 09, 2014

BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) awarded Technip an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning lump sum contract for the development of the Juniper project, off the southeast coast of Trinidad. BPTT announced the sanction of the Juniper offshore project in August…

Northern Chayvo field starts production

Sep 05, 2014

Rosneft began production from the northern tip of the Chayvo field, located off northern Sakhalin Island. Rosneft President Igor Sechin said that Chayvo will produce about 1.5 million tons of oil annually, with the northern tip of the…

Chevron awards Downer Gorgon contract

Sep 05, 2014

Downer EDI Ltd. secured a contract on the Chevron-operated Gorgon project, located on Barrow Island off the northwest coast of Western Australia. The US$170 million contract is for an initial term of 12 months, with extension options…

Sempra considers expanding regas facility in Mexico

Aug 28, 2014

San Diego, California-based Sempra Energy is considering adding liquefaction capacity to its LNG regasification plant at Energía Costa Azul (ECA) in Baja California, Mexico. Subsidiary Sempra LNG's Energía Costa Azul is the first liquefied…

Tanzanian find supports LNG hub

Aug 27, 2014

BG Group says the results of a second drill-stem test (DST) on the Mzia discovery in Block 1, offshore southern Tanzania, has provided further support for a hub development to supply an onshore LNG project. The DST in a side-track on the Mzia-3 appraisal well…

Pay for Santos at Lasseter-1/ST1

Aug 25, 2014

Santos hit a gas discovery at the Lasseter-1/ST1 exploration well, offshore Western Australia.  Map of WA-274-P from Inpex The block and its surrounding areas are considered an area of high exploration potential…

SNC-Lavalin completes Kentz acquisition

Aug 22, 2014

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. announced it completed its acquisition of Jersey-based oil and gas services company Kentz Corp. Ltd. The acquisition of Kentz supports SNC-Lavalin’s ongoing transformation into a global Tier-1 engineering and construction (E&C) company…

Canada adds smart buoy for Bay of Fundy

Aug 20, 2014

Transport Canada, the province of New Brunswick, and several other project partners announced funding for the SmartAtlantic Saint John (New Brunswick) buoy project, eighth in the smart buoy series that is modernizing Canada's marine navigation system…

Drydocks World completes two turret modules for Shell Prelude

Aug 18, 2014

Dubai's Drydocks World has successfully completed turret modules 1 and 2 for the world’s largest floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. This innovative FLNG facility will be stationed at Shell's Prelude gas field off the northwest coast of Australia…

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