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Höegh selected for FLNG FEED

Aug 22, 2013

Höegh LNG has signed a contract with an Asia based national oil company to conduct pre-front-end engineering design (FEED) engineering work for an offshore floating LNG facility (FLNG) with a two million-tonne per annum production capacity…

Record spending in North Sea

Aug 21, 2013

Upstream oil and gas investment on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) reached a record £13.5 billion this year, according to a new study. But, despite the high spending, production efficiency continues to be an issue in the North Sea, says Oil & Gas UK’s 2013 Economic Report…

Technip forms GTL alliance with Sasol

Aug 21, 2013

Technip has joined forces with South African energy and chemicals firm Sasol to offer front-end engineering services on future Sasol gas-to-liquids (GTL) projects. The new alliance will also enable Technip to be part of the execution of GTL projects with Sasol…

UK business secretary to lead Offshore Europe keynote

Aug 20, 2013

Vince Cable, MP, secretary of state for business, innovation and skills (BIS) is to speak at SPE Offshore Europe 2013 at one of the conference’s keynote sessions. The session, The technology imperative – collaborating today to realise the next 50 years of North Sea potential…

OMV strikes US$2.65bn deal

Aug 20, 2013

Austrian energy group OMV is to buy Norwegian and UK North Sea assets from Norway’s Statoil in a US$2.65billion deal. The deal will see OMV acquire 19% interest in the producing Gullfaks field and 24% in the Gudrun field, both oil and gas fields offshore the Norwegian Continental Shelf…

Gabon discovery for Total

Aug 19, 2013

Total encountered gas and condensate at its Diaman-1B well offshore Gabon, partner Cobalt International Energy announced. The well, located in the Diaba block, was drilled to 5585m total depth, finding 50-55m of net hydrocarbons in the pre-salt formations…

ONGC touts discoveries off India

Aug 15, 2013

India's Oil & Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) announced three offshore and one onshore discovery during Q1 of its fiscal year 2013-2014, which ended 30 June, and one additional onshore discovery in August 2013 (Q2). Offshore: New prospect discovery: exploratory well KGOSN041NANL-2…

Tanzanian LNG site select in 2H

Aug 15, 2013

Independent exploration firm Ophir Energy has said the preferred site for Tanzania’s first multi-train LNG facility could be announced later this year. The firm, a partner with operator BG Group on Blocks 1, 3 and 4, offshore Tanzania…

Mexican president proposes energy reforms

Aug 14, 2013

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto proposed his plans to reform Mexico’s energy industry in an effort to ease restrictions on foreign investment. The plan calls for amendments to articles 27 and 28 of the Mexican Constitution, which…

E.ON: Tolmount bigger than expected

Aug 14, 2013

Energy company E.ON has said a gas discovery in block 42/28d in the UK southern North Sea is bigger than first thought. A well on the Tolmount discovery, 40km off the coast of East Yorkshire and to the west of the E.ON-operated Babbage gas field…

Kongsberg signs NOK380 million in contracts with Statoil

Aug 13, 2013

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies AS (KOGT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KOG), has signed an agreement with Statoil for the delivery of subsea structures, in-line tees, tie-in and connection systems for the Polarled gas pipeline…

Spectrum starts Croatian seismic

Aug 12, 2013

Norway-based multi-client seismic services firm Spectrum is to acquire 2D seismic offshore Croatia ahead of the country’s latest licensing round. Spectrum will acquire the seismic data using Cyprus-based Seabird Exploration. Seabird will acquire about 12…

Hansa picks up gas field stakes

Aug 12, 2013

Hansa Hydrocarbons is to acquire stakes in three southern North Sea gas fields from a subsidiary of Noble Energy. Under an agreement with Noble Energy Capital Limited, it will gain 24% equity interest in the Malory field, 25% in the Guinevere field and 2% in the Lancelot field…

Emerson Acquires UK's Groveley Detection Ltd.

Aug 08, 2013

St. Louis, Missouri-based Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson, acquired Groveley Detection Ltd., a leading innovator and developer of ultrasonic gas leak detection solutions for both offshore and onshore oil and gas installations…

Third US LNG terminal approved for exports

Aug 07, 2013

The BG Group and Southern Union-backed Lake Charles Exports LLC has received approval from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to export US-produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-Free Trade Agreement (FTA) countries. Lake Charles previously…

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