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FLNG rolling paper leads to JIP

Jun 11, 2014

Research into second-order rolling on floating LNG vessels has led a joint industry project (JIP) involving 19 companies, including majors, and picked up an industry award. The JIP is being managed by Bureau Veritas and follows a paper…

Wison offers Pandora FLNG concepts

Jun 02, 2014

Houston’s Wison Offshore and Marine presented two concepts to the Pandora LNG joint venture partners for development of the Pandora gas field offshore Papua New Guinea, Cott Oil and Gas (40% interest) announced on 2 June 2014. Wison was…

Floating gas safety needs collaborative focus

May 28, 2014

Marine terminal service company Smit Lamnalco believes it has an important contribution to make as new safety regulations for floating gas terminal facilities are drawn up. Group Business Development Manager Andrew Brown points out that although…

2014 FLNG market worth $12bn

May 23, 2014

In a new report, Visiongain values the global FLNG market at US$11.845 billion in 2014. They forecast strong expansion over the next five years, reaching peak levels of CAPEX in 2018. In the second half of the 10-year forecast, visiongain thinks that spending will decline slightly…

OTC14: Boskalis plans new ultra-large heavy transport vessel

May 15, 2014

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston that it has started a study into a new ultra large V-class Heavy Marine Transport Vessel (HTV). Dockwise Vanguard, which came into service early 2013…

Shell, Inpex share Browse fiber optic

May 13, 2014

INPEX and Shell are investing in a project to construct a subsea optical fiber cable system incorporating the Ichthys and Prelude projects in Australia's Browse basin.  The subsea fiber optic cable system, to be provided and operated by Nextgen Group…

Controlling an LNG carrier

May 12, 2014

Kongsberg Maritime provides this video on how its maritime solutions enable staff to control the GDF Suez Neptune LNG carrier. The DNV-classed Neptune, managed by Höegh LNG Fleet Management AS, was built by Samsung Heavy Industries and delivered to GDF Suez 3Q 2009…

Hoegh, Egypt's Egas sign LOI for FRSU

May 12, 2014

Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. (Egas) for the use of one of Höegh's floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) – currently under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries…

ABS wins Petronas classification deal

May 05, 2014

ABS has been awarded the classification contract from Petronas for the company's second floating LNG facility (PFLNG 2). The vessel will be built at the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in Geoje, Korea. ABS has a history working with floating gas concepts…

Angola salvage will take 10 months

Apr 28, 2014

Boskalis said that salvage work to remove a capsized jackup from shallow waters near Angola's new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant should be completed by March 2015. The three-legged Perro Negro 6 jackup drilling rig (shown at…

Mobilizing subsea foundations

Apr 22, 2014

The Prelude FLNG subsea architecture, supported by traditional mudmats. image source: Shell. Mobile foundation technology could offer an economic solution to some stranded offshore hydrocarbon reserves…

Petronas launches hull of PFLNG SATU

Apr 08, 2014

Malaysia's Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) announced that it has launched the hull of its first floating LNG (PFLNG SATU) facility at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. The facility…

Global Briefs OE April 2014

Apr 04, 2014

US rakes in $850million for lease sale The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) received 380 bids for 326blocks in the central Gulf of Mexico, totaling more than US $850 million. Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 231 attracted operators to bison almost 40 million acres…

Eni CEO, Mozambique president discuss progress

Apr 02, 2014

Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni outlined the Italian company’s exploration progress and activities within the country to the President of the Republic of Mozambique Armando Guebuza. Eni announced that the “possibility of enlarging the shareholder base of Area 4 was favorably received by the President…

Ophir looks to FLNG

Feb 20, 2014

UK-listed explorer Ophir Energy is eying floating LNG to develop its Equatorial Guinea gas fields and has signed a letter of intent with Petrofac to help it draw up a field development plan. Ophir has an 80% interest in Block R, in the south-eastern part of the Niger Delta complex…

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