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PG provides marine tanks for new PSV

Aug 01, 2013

Norway's PG Marine Group is to provide six of its PG-MACS tanks for a newbuild dual-fuel platform supply vessel (PSV). The vessel, to be built at the Remontowa Shipyward, Romania, will be operated by Siem Offshore on long term charter to Norske Shell…

Norvarg gas discovery 'extensive'

Jul 31, 2013

Appraisal drilling on the Barents Sea Norvarg gas discovery has confirmed the “extensive” nature of the field, it has been announced. The well (7225/3-2), in license PL 535 offshore Norway, was drilled in 377m deep water by Total using the Leiv Eiriksson semisubmersible drilling rig…

Dynagas receives two ice-class LNG carriers for Gazprom, Statoil

Jul 30, 2013

The lead ships classed by Lloyd’s Register incorporate advanced design, containment and operational features as well as the ability to cope with the harsh operating environment of the Arctic. Dynagas, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping…

BG finds Tanzania gas

Jul 25, 2013

BG Group has made a natural gas discovery in the Ngisi-1 well in Block 4 off Tanzania. The well, drilled by the Deepsea Metro 1 drillship, appraised the Chewa gas field resulting in an upgrade in estimated recoverable resources in the block…

Wood Group wins Esso Highlands contract

Jul 23, 2013

Wood Group PSN was awarded a contract by Esso Highlands Ltd., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp., to provide engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services to support its Papua New Guinea (PNG) liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations…

Tanzanian investment to continue

Jul 17, 2013

Tanzania has become hot property, with BG Group and Statoil eying LNG export from the gas-rich offshore region. Tanzania’s recent rise up the resource rankings has been fast, despite it having taken a long time to reveal its potential reserves…

MAN Diesel & Turbo win LNG contract

Jul 17, 2013

MAN Diesel & Turbo won the contract to supply the engines for six Chinese LNG carriers (LNGCs). The order for the 30 × MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel engines is a significant development for both Chinese shipyards as well as the LNGC market. The…

GE to deliver Chinese LNG carriers

Jul 11, 2013

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, part of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, was awarded a contract from GE for the supply of power and propulsion systems for six LNG carriers that it will build in its shipyard in Shanghai for major Asian shipping companies…

BG adds to Tanzanian gas finds

Jul 03, 2013

BG Group has made a gas discovery in the Ngisi-1 well in Block 4 offshore Tanzania. The Ngisi-1 well, drilled by the Deepsea Metro 1 drillship, was also used to appraise the Chewa gas field, resulting in an upgrade in estimated recoverable resources in the block…

ONGC takes Mozambique share

Jun 26, 2013

ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) and Oil India Ltd. (OIL) have agreed to purchase Videocon Mauritius Energy Ltd.’s 10% share in the Rovuma Area 1 Offshore Block in Mozambique (Area 1) for US $2.47 million. The acquisition will give OVL 60% stake and OIL 40% stake in Area 1…

Gazprom, JFG sign Vladivostok MOU

Jun 25, 2013

Russian state-owned company Gazprom along with a consortium of Japanese firms have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) concerning the development of Gazprom's Vladivostok LNG project. Present for the signing on June 22 were Gazprom Chairman Alexey Miller and Masanori Toyoshima…

Steel cut for Ichthys FPSO

Jun 21, 2013

The Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG Project cut first steel on June 18 for the hull of its floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility in Okpo, Korea. With fabrication of the hull underway, work on all of the project’s major offshore facilities has commenced…

Chevron Confirms First Cargo from Angola LNG

Jun 18, 2013

Chevron Corporation’s subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Co. Ltd. today confirmed that initial production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has commenced at the Angola LNG project. Angola LNG is one of the largest energy projects on the African continent…

Sakhalin II exports LNG

Jun 15, 2013

Sakhalin-II is an intergrated, export-oriented oil and gas development, and Russia’s first offshore gas project. It handles production from Piltun-Astokhskoye oil field and the Lunskoye natural gas field in the Okhotsk Sea, and is managed and operated by Sakhalin Energy Investment Co…

Russia sets ambitious targets

Jun 14, 2013

Russia’s campaign to sell its energy wares throughout the Asia Pacific region continued at several US energy conferences this spring: IHS CERAWeek (March) and LNG 17 (April). Russia reiterated that it can curb production declines and ramp…

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