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Exmar FLNG unit completes testing

Sep 28, 2016

Exmar's barge-based FLNG unit, at one time meant to operate off the coast of Colombia, has completed performance testing at Wison Offshore & Marine's Nantong, China yard, the engineering firm announced on 27 September. While the deal…

Emerson bags Shell Prelude automation gig

Sep 07, 2016

Shell Australia awarded Emerson a contract to provide automation maintenance and reliability services for Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. Prelude. Image from Emerson…

Keeping afloat

Sep 01, 2016

The market for floating production systems may have stalled, but FPSs will still be a key part of the offshore technology tool kit, outlines Douglas-Westwood’s Ben Wilby. The FPSO Cidade de Saquarema…

DOF bags Prelude IMR contract

Jul 29, 2016

Shell Australia has awarded DOF Subsea a five-year contract with two, two-year options to provide a fulltime underwater services and multi-purpose supply vessel to the Prelude FLNG facility. Prelude FLNG will produce, liquefy, store and transfer LNG at sea…

AusGroup lands Prelude contract

Jul 14, 2016

AusGroup subsidiary MAS Australasia entered into an agreement with Technip Oceania to supply of scaffolding and rope access services on the Shell-operated Prelude floating Liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project. The firm will be responsible…

HIPPS system for FLNG unit

Jun 30, 2016

Dutch technology firm Frames has completed a high integrity pressure protection system (HIPPS) and fluid buffer system for the mooring solutions specialist SOFEC. Both are designed and build for the external mooring system of a floating LNG (FLNG) vessel…

Unmanned facilities, IO operations needed for today's industry

Jun 28, 2016

An aversion to risk, the race to be second, impairs the oil and gas industry’s ability to innovate.  Yet, the oil price slump, from mid-2014 to today, has been a “brutal wake-up call,” creating a realization that working smarter in a…

Stop competing, start collaborating

Jun 01, 2016

We have the saying “digital oilfield” within the industry, but does it exist in reality? Audrey Raj reports. Technip CEO Thierry Pilenko.  Images from OTC Asia. With offshore…

A small Fortuna

Jun 01, 2016

Floating LNG – it’s a big business, taking decades to develop and involving the world’s largest vessels and cutting edge technology. Or is it? Elaine Maslin explains how operator Ophir Energy is taking a different tack off West Africa. Block R…

Making room

Jun 01, 2016

Choosing the right FLNG topsides equipment can be a complex process. Audrey Leon reports on some of the solutions presented by Black & Veatch at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference.  The Carribean FLNG unit…

Floating prospects

Jun 01, 2016

Laurentino Rangel, a consultant with Poten & Partners, provides an overview of current floating LNG projects around the globe. PFLNG SATU. Photo from Petronas. A floating LNG…

Petronas launches hull for PFLNG2

May 10, 2016

Malaysia’s Petronas has launched the hull for its second floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, the Petronas Floating LNG2 (PFLNG2) at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje Island, South Korea. Late last month,…

US oil major inks Sevan LNG study

May 10, 2016

Norway's Sevan Marine is to do further work around a possible floating LNG (FLNG) development using its cylindrical vessel concept for a US oil major.  The work follows a paid FLNG feasibility study for the use of the Sevan cylindrical hull for a specific FLNG development…

Saipem, DESFA enter MoU

Apr 22, 2016

Saipem has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with DESFA, the national natural gas system operator in Greece, for cooperation on onshore and offshore gas projects within the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean regions. Saipem and…

Prelude takes shape under the sea

Apr 18, 2016

Shell shows a video of its giant Prelude is taking shape deep beneath the sea, in the waters offshore Western Australia.  With construction of the Prelude FLNG facility well underway in the shipyard in Geoje, Shell is now at the coast of Western Australia…

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