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  • 17 September 2015

    Regulatory failure remains the biggest risk to a more competitive eastern Australia gas market, the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association has warned.

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Planning & Zoning Director Mary Young has announced that on March 5, 2020 the Planning & Zoning Commission will review an amendment to the Westport Zoning Regulations, the Town of Westport, CT, reports.  Authored by the Planning and Zoning Commission’s Zoning Regulation Revision Subcommittee, Text Amendment #775 proposes to add definitions and remove regulatory obstacles […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The ambition to develop an Arctic ‘silk route’ to connect European or North American ports with Asia is by no means a novelty. Changing climate conditions have reduced the number of months in a year during which the Arctic is covered by stable ice and have thus revived the centuries-old dream of the Dutch and […]

  • 5 December 2013

    Unnecessary delays in the liquefied natural gas and coal export permitting process may run afoul of U.S. international treaty obligations under World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements, according to a report by former WTO Appellate Body Chairman James Bacchus. The report, which the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) commissioned, examines two central questions: Do unreasonable delays […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The German federal government should take a firm decision to ramp up “green” hydrogen and to accelerate the expansion of wind energy and other renewables, according to the wind energy agency WAB e. V. Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics relies on hydrogen from fossil fuels without good cause and on a large scale of hydrogen […]

  • 13 December 2010

    Contracting Without Limits to be held on 23-24 June 2011 in London, UK will bring together the main players of construction projects – project owners, contractors and consultants – for an in-depth exchange of knowledge to explore the benefits of adopting the philosophy of “contractual partnering”, a co-operation between these players from the very early […]

  • 7 March 2017

    The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted to amend its rules involving Service Contracts and NVOCC Service Arrangements (NSAs) in order to ease regulatory burdens and make the agency’s rules more consistent with how the ocean shipping business is now practiced. “The Commission examined regulatory requirements for service contracts and NVOCC Service Arrangements in […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Willamette River, aimed to remove rock deposits left behind by high river flows, are officially underway, Marion County Public Works said in their yesterday’s announcement. Under the cleanup plan, the crews will be working 12-hour shifts over the next 4-5 days. The Wheatland Ferry has been closed since late April due […]

  • 2 November 2016

    Following the decision by the International Maritime Organization to approve the implementation of the 0.5 percent cap on the sulphur content of marine fuel in 2020, SEALNG coalition expects a rise of investment across the shipping value chain.

  • 4 March 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has set up a working group to examine possible means of reducing costs on the Norwegian Continental Shelf associated with rig movements between the shelves in the North Sea. The group’s reporting is to include suggestions for measures to help streamline movements of rigs onto and off the Norwegian […]

  • 19 June 2013

    The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), continued its look into opportunities to expand U.S. energy exports with a hearing focused on regulatory, market, and legal barriers to the export of American coal and natural gas. America is entering a new age of energy abundance thanks to technological innovations and […]

  • 12 January 2015

    In the Netherlands, the government aspires to build new offshore wind farms with a combined output of 3,450MW by 2023. The Minister of Economic Affairs recently decided that Transmission System Operator (TSO) TenneT will have the responsibility of building the offshore grid to accommodate these wind farms. Offshore WIND asked Mel Kroon, the CEO of […]

  • 7 August 2013

    The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) has been ratified by the UK. This new International Labour Organization (ILO) convention consolidates and updates more than 68 international labour standards in the maritime sector. It sets minimum global standards for seafarers living and working conditions. It also reflects the valuable contribution of the ILO to global employment […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hyundai Heavy is to sign a formal deal to acquire compatriot rival DSME.

  • 26 October 2012

    Robust economic growth in Southeast Asia is behind the swathe of LNG terminal projects being developed in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. However, there are challenges in making these terminals–and their impact on their respective economies–a success, said expert speakers discussing “Growing LNG in Southeast Asia” at EMART Asia on Tuesday. Rajnish Gosawami, Head of […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Research & Development

    The IMO (International Maritime Organization) has chosen DNV to gather knowledge about the potential of LNG powered international shipping in the North American Emission Control Area (ECA) and identify the necessary conditions for the successful implementation of LNG as a fuel source in the region. Natural gas is a widely available fuel across North America, […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The IMO (International Maritime Organization) has chosen DNV to gather knowledge about the potential of LNG powered international shipping in the North American Emission Control Area (ECA) and identify the necessary conditions for the successful implementation of LNG as a fuel source in the region. Natural gas is a widely available fuel across North America, […]

  • 28 July 2013

    DSME Bags USD 595 Million Worth Drillship Order VANTAGE Drilling has placed an order with South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering for the construction of a new drillship. According to the DSME’s regulatory filing from July 19, the order is estimated to be worth around $595 million. Cosco Orders Four Vessels from NACKS (China) […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    UK company Aquind has signed an agreement with the French national transmission system operator RTE to link an interconnector to the French grid at Barnabos substation, in the region of Haute-Normandie. The Aquind Interconnector is a new underground and subsea electricity cable providing additional power to the south of England. The interconnector will be able […]

  • 21 November 2016

    Australian energy company Karoon Gas has hit an obstacle in its efforts to buy stakes in two fields offshore Brazil from the state-owned oil giant Petrobras as the latter was ordered by the court to stop the sale process.  Petrobras revealed back in October this year it was in talks with the Australian company Karoon […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The BC government’s dream of creating jobs and investment by exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Asia could be at risk unless the existing cumbersome and overlapping regulatory process and environmental reviews can be further streamlined, concludes a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, Canada’s leading public policy think-tank. The report, Laying the […]

  • 4 February 2014

    As work progresses with the Prelude, Petronas FLNG 1 and the Pacific Rubiales projects, there is increasing interest in the role floating LNG projects may play in developing gas reserves, especially in areas with little existing infrastructure. Asia in particular is a key geography where small to mid-scale LNG projects could provide the most impact […]