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Shell's Giant Prelude FLNG Unit to Remain Shut for Longer as Pay Dispute Continues

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Unions at Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) site off Australia have extended industrial action to Sept. 1 over a long-running pay dispute, the company said on Thursday. Shell shut down the 3.6-million-tonne-a-year site…

Uniper Looking to Swap Australian LNG for Atlantic Gas to Supply Europe Quicker

Aug 12, 2022

Germany's Uniper is prepared to swap liquefied natural gas (LNG) it gets from Australia's Woodside or U.S. gas, so it can boost supplies in Europe more quickly during the coming winter, it said.The strategy reflects efforts by companies and…

Japan's Inpex Increases Full-year Profit Guidance on Stronger Oil, Gas Prices

Aug 08, 2022

Japan's biggest oil and gas explorer Inpex Corp on Monday lifted its full-year net profit forecast by 17% as strong prices of oil and natural gas boosted its first-half earnings while a weaker yen also lent support.A rapid recovery in demand…

Russia Ups Stakes in Sakhalin Energy Standoff in Sanctions Retaliation

Aug 05, 2022

Russia increased pressure on investors in its two Pacific energy projects which once helped Moscow rebuild its economy, blaming ExxonMobil for falling oil output at Sakhalin-1 and giving shareholders of Sakhalin-2 a month to claim their stakes…

AVANGRID To Take Over Vineyard Wind 1 Operations

Aug 04, 2022

Iberdrola Group company AVANGRID has finalized an agreement to take over responsibility as the operations and management services provider for Vineyard Wind 1, the U.S.' first commercial-scale offshore wind project. The agreements include an…

Siemens Gamesa Bags First Firm Offshore Wind Order in Japan

Aug 03, 2022

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy said it has been awarded an order from Green Power Investment for the 112-MW Ishikari offshore wind power project, marking the wind turbine manufacturer's first firm offshore order in Japan.The order includes 14 SG 8…

Osbit Delivers Gangway for Japanese Offshore Wind

Aug 03, 2022

U.K.-based offshore engineering and technology company Osbit said it has completed its first project for Shimizu, following the delivery of a bespoke walk to work access system for the company’s new–build offshore jack-up vessel for offshore wind constructions…

Mitsui, Mitsubishi Shave $1.7 Billion off Sakhalin-2 LNG Stakes

Aug 02, 2022

Japanese trading houses Mitsui & Co and Mitsubishi Corp have cut the value of their stakes in the Sakhalin-2 liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Russia by 217.7 billion yen ($1.66 billion) following Moscow's move to seize control of the project…

Financing and Bankability of Offshore Wind Vessels

Jul 27, 2022

In our first article we highlighted some of the key contractual considerations facing shipowners looking to construct and charter offshore wind vessels. In this article we explore some of the considerations concerning the financing and bankability of offshore wind vessels…

First UK-Germany Power Link Gets Financial Green Light

Jul 21, 2022

A financial agreement was reached on Thursday to build the first power cable linking Britain and Germany, with construction set to begin later this year as the two countries work to reduce dependency on Russian gas and increase the use of green energy…

Shell to Stop Paying Prelude LNG Workers from Monday as Industrial Action Extended

Jul 20, 2022

Shell Plc on Wednesday told workers at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility it would stop paying them as of Monday after they extended industrial action for two more weeks over a long-running wage dispute.Shell last week began shutting down the 3…

CIP, Tokyu Land Corporation Partner Up to Build Offshore Wind Farm in Japan

Jul 14, 2022

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Tokyu Land Corporation (TLC) said Thursday they were teaming up to develop the Aomori South offshore wind project, located in northern Japan.The two companies have formed a new joint venture firm Aomori South Offshore Wind GK…

Asia Spot LNG Prices Rise on Uncertainty over Nord Stream, Japan Supplies

Jul 08, 2022

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices jumped this week on fears of possible Russian supply disruptions to Japan and on rising demand due to a heatwave and concerns over the return of the Nord Stream pipeline after its planned 10-day maintenance…

Vestas Installs First Turbine At Japan's First Commercial-scale Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 08, 2022

Offshore wind turbine maker Vestas has installed the first offshore wind turbine at the Akita Noshiro offshore wind project in Japan.This will be Japan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind project.Thirty-three V117-4.2MW turbines, totaling 140MW…

Tekmar Nets Offshore Wind Gig in Japan

Jul 08, 2022

Tekmar Group has secured a contract to provide an integrated engineering solution, including Cable Protection Systems ('CPS') and Cable Hang-Off Clamps, for an offshore wind farm project in Japan. The contract is expected to be delivered in 2023…

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