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Israel attempts to balance regulations, infrastructure with LNG growth

Oct 22, 2013

Israel first hit the international stage as an oil and gas country in 2003, when Houston-based Noble Energy discovered the Mari-B field. The Tamar and Leviathan fields were discovered 2009-2011. All are located in the Levant basin, which encompasses about 83…

Boskalis, Smit Lamnalco complete towage sale

Oct 15, 2013

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) completed the sale of its Australian harbor towage business to Smit Lamnalco. The sale had already been announced in August 2013 as part of a strategic realignment of the towage activities. Boskalis…

Annova LNG files export application

Oct 09, 2013

Houston-based Annova LNG, LLC, has filed an application with the US Department of Energy (DOE) to receive authorization to export domestic LNG to free trade agreement (FTA) countries. While the Office of the United States Trade Representative…

Tanzania round launch Oct 25

Oct 07, 2013

Tanzania’ government has announced that the delayed 4th Licensing Round is to be launched later this month.  Seven deepwater offshore blocks and the Lake Tanganyika North offshore block will be available in the round, to be launched in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam…

Keppel, PEMEX to develop Mexican yard

Oct 04, 2013

Keppel Offshore & Marine signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with PEMEX Exploración y Producción (PEP) and PMI Norteamérica, S.A. de C.V. (PMI) to jointly develop, own and operate a yard facility in Mexico specializing in construction…

Veolia subsidiary wins Ichthys contract

Oct 03, 2013

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) awarded VWS MPP Systems, a subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, a contract to supply a macro porous polymer extraction water purification (MPPE) unit for the Ichthys LNG project FPSO…

GDF Suez wins LNG work off Uruguay

Oct 03, 2013

GDF SUEZ signed a 15-year BOOT (build, own, operate and transfer) contract with Gas Sayago SA for LNG storage and regasification services in Uruguay.  The GNL del Plata plant is located offshore in the Punta Sayago area, near Uruguay's capital Montevideo…

GE wins Yamal LNG supply deal

Oct 02, 2013

GE Oil & Gas won a contract to provide turbomachinery equipment for the Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG) megaproject under development on the Yamal Peninsula in Russia’s northern Siberia region. GE will supply six Frame 7E gas turbines…

Chevron, Tohoku sign Wheatstone LNG agreement

Oct 01, 2013

Chevron Corporation today announced that its Australian subsidiaries have signed binding long-term sales and purchase agreements (SPAs) with Tohoku Electric Power Company, Inc. to supply LNG from the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in Western Australia…

Contractors chosen for Russian LNG project

Sep 30, 2013

Rosneft and ExxonMobil have selected CB&I UK and Foster Wheeler Energy as the initial phase front end engineering and design (FEED) contractors for the two oil giants’ Russia Far East liquefied natural gas (LNG) project. The contractor selection process began back in August…

Bureau Veritas sets Arctic LNG standards

Sep 26, 2013

Bureau Veritas (BV) has responded to demand for safe LNG transportation in the Arctic regions by developing new, high-level tools to assess cargo sloshing in ice conditions. It has also developed a cutting-edge probabilistic method for assessing…

Prelude turret takes shape

Sep 24, 2013

Drydocks World today marked the sailaway of the Prelude floating liquified natural gas (FLNG) vessel turret modules to the owner Shell. The first Module, the bogie support structure, standing 22m high, with a diameter of 30m and weighing…

ASCO gets Tanzania contract

Sep 13, 2013

BG Group has selected oil and gas service firm ASCO to provide supply base services for its operations in Tanzania, east Africa, under a three year contract worth about US$100 million. The contract will see ASCO work for a number of operators…

Eni Australia announces Timor Sea plans

Sep 13, 2013

Ernie Delfoes, managing director of Eni’s Australian division, announced that the company plans to spend up to US$230 million drilling in the Timor Sea over the next 18 months. On April 13, Eni was awarded an exploration production sharing contract in the Timor Sea…

US DOE widens approval for LNG exports from Cove Point

Sep 11, 2013

The Obama administration on Wednesday authorized additional natural gas exports from a fourth US facility. Dominion Resources Inc. subsidiary Dominion Cove Point LNG LP received conditional permission from the US Department of Energy…

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