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  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Rock Placement works will commence along the pipeline/umbilical route at the Corrib field offshore Ireland. Work will commence in mid-September 2013 and is expected to be completed within three weeks. The subsea rock installation aim is to protect subsea infrastructure. The Van Oord operated […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vard Holdings Limited (VARD) has secured a contract for the design and construction of one Offshore Construction and Anchor Handling Vessel for Rem Offshore. The vessel will be of VARD 2 06 design, recently developed by Vard Design in Alesund, Norway. Delivery is scheduled from Vard Brattvaag in Norway in 1Q 2016. The hull of […]

  • 14 October 2011

    Navingo BV, organizer of Offshore Energy 2011, looks back at a very successful edition of Offshore Energy in the Amsterdam RAI. 5121 unique visitors1 (compared to 4026 in 2010) with over 30 nationalities from all over the world, like Belgium, Germany, France, Spain, Denmark, Italy, the United States, China, Australia, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Venezuela, the United […]

  • 19 December 2014

    Australia’s oil and gas producer, and operator of the GLNG project Santos has secured an additional 3-year, AUD 1 billion (USD 817.5m) bilateral bank loan facility. Santos says that the new facility with ANZ Banking Group significantly enhances the company’s liquidity profile and financial flexibility at attractive funding costs. Santos Chief Financial Officer Andrew Seaton said that the facility […]

  • 19 December 2014

    Freeport LNG Development has appointed John M. Duty, Jr. to the Board of Directors of the company’s general partner as an independent director. Duty, age 69, retired from Bechtel Corporation in 2009 after 40 years of service to the company, ultimately retiring as its Senior Vice President and Manager of Global LNG. During his career with […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Equipment

    Piedmont Natural Gas and The Spinx Company have agreed to add a Piedmont compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station at a Spinx convenience store location at the corner of Pearman Dairy Road and West Whitner Street in Anderson, South Carolina. Piedmont will lease space at an existing Spinx store in order to install the necessary CNG […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Wärtsilä has been given full notice to proceed from Manga LNG for the supply of an LNG import terminal in Tornio, Northern Finland. Wärtsilä will commence construction on the site near the port of Tornio in January 2015. Wärtsilä initially announced this project in January 2014. The order, valued at approximately EUR 100 million (USD […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) announces that the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies Annual International Conference, Hydro14, will be held in Aberdeen in October this year. Hydro14 will take place on 28th-30th October 2014 at AECC in Aberdeen and is expected to attract more than 350 international delegates to the City. The theme of […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Equipment, Research & Development, Vessels

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over EUR 2.5 million (USD 3m) studies to support the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as marine fuel in the eastern Mediterranean. EU believes that the economically attractive LNG could help decrease the sulphur content in marine fuels from 3.5% to 0.5%. European regulation on transport requires the […]

  • 26 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Isle of Man based Seafox Group announced that they have officially entered into a joint-venture and construction agreement with Keppel FELS in Singapore for the Seafox 5 with delivery scheduled for mid 2012. The Seafox 5 is specifically designed to meet all the requirements in both the Offshore Wind and the Oil & Gas industry […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Research & Development

    The Governing Council of Metlakalta First Nation, British Columbia, and Pacific NorthWest LNG have signed a term sheet for an Impact Benefit Agreement for the proposed LNG facility at Lelu Island. The term sheet identifies benefits that will be provided to Metlakatla over a 40 year period, should the project proceed, as well as specific commitments […]

  • 19 December 2014

    German oil and gas producer Wintershall has announced updated, higher recoverable resource estimates for its operated Maria Field.  Following intensive internal studies, Wintershall now estimates that the planned technical recoverable resources will reach about 180 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe). The updated estimate comes ahead of the company’s submission of its “Impact Assessment” as part of […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Equipment

    NASDAQ-listed Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc.,  provider of natural gas storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, has delivered its initial 21-inch diameter Q-Lite tank systems that were developed under a commercial alliance with Mainstay Fuel Technologies announced in September 2014. The systems incorporate Quantum’s light weight storage tanks and are being delivered directly […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of a 10000 TEU SAVER design containership, the MOL Brightness, constructed at Jiangsu Yangzi Xinfu Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., making it the Seaspan’s fifth containership in the series scheduled for delivery in 2014. The MOL Brightness will commence an eight-year, fixed-rate time charter with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd.. The ship is the […]

  • 19 December 2014

    Japan’s Mitsui & Co., Ltd. has signed a Share Purchase Agreement with Brazil’s Taquari Participacoes S/A, to acquire a share in Companhia de Gas do Ceara S.A. (Cegas), a local gas distribution company in the state of Ceara, in the northeastern part of Brazil, on December 17, 2014. In 2006, Mitsui acquired Mitsui Gas e […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Germany’s oil company RWE Dea today announced that an info-point has been opened in the Deichpassage in Friedrichskoog-Spitze, to provide more information on the Mittelplate drilling and production island to visitors. Touch-screens, interactive games and multimedia partitions explain how oil is produced in the Wadden Sea tidelands. By means of an interactive knowledge quiz, visitors can find […]

  • 8 July 2014

    Following a meeting between Japanese PM Abe and his Australian counterpart, a joint statement was issued covering the discussed topics, one of which was the LNG demand and supply between the two countries.  Tony Abbott, Australian PM stressed the fact that Japan and Australia have strengthened their economic and defense ties by signing the first […]

  • 4 April 2012

    According to The Republic, Connecticut lawmakers are coming together to form a bipartisan Long Island Sound Caucus to focus on the concerns of shoreline residents and promote the area’s environmental and economic interests. State representatives and senators who represent towns on the sound will announce the creation of the caucus at a Wednesday afternoon news […]

  • 1 December 2011

    The most important forum for companies working in the transport industry of Russia finished its work in “Sokolniki” exhibition center of Moscow. The event was sponsored by the SCF group of companies. The exhibition was attended by over 3,000 representatives of government and businesses, who discussed the topical issues of the operation and the development […]

  • 27 June 2013

    On 21st June and for the 17th time running – TGE Marine hosted its acclaimed Symposium in Bonn Germany. High profile speakers from Anthony Veder, Wison, Joachim Grieg and Bureau Veritas addressed topics such as the world’s first LNG-FLSRU, design concepts of small LNG-carriers, LNG fuel gas systems as well as the implication of the […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Wind will be a hot topic among state officials Tuesday night.   (live5news) [mappress] Source: live5news , February 16, 2011

  • 15 January 2019

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