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  • 18 May 2015

    LNG use by Japan’s ten independent regional electric power companies dropped 5.9 percent in April, as compared to the same month a year before.

  • 16 December 2011

    The coast working group members with the CDU/CSU parliamentary group today met with Dr. Dietrich Gerstein, Senior Vice President of E.ON Ruhrgas AG, in Berlin. The meeting was held to discuss the possibilities and conditions for the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Germany. The Chairman of the coastal district, Ingbert Liebing, said that […]

  • 16 July 2014

    State oil company of Chile, ENAP, said it would use the ongoing contract with BG Group to start importing U.S. shale gas from the first half of 2016.  In a statement issued earlier this week, the company said that BG Group “will be in conditions to supply the fuel once the Sabine Pass LNG export terminal starts […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it executed an agreement to use more than 10 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for coastal restoration projects in Cameron and Lafourche parishes. BOEM signed two separate negotiated noncompetitive leases with the state of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration […]

  • 15 December 2014

    Japanese ten regional electric power companies consumed 4.7 million tonnes of LNG in November.

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced that MWH Global, a leader in wet infrastructure projects and programs, including water, hydropower and civil infrastructure, has been selected to receive an Autodesk BIM Experience Award. The firm is being honored for using a Building Information Modeling (BIM) process, together with Autodesk […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    With over 80 orders already taken for its sophisticated K-Master aft- and forward-bridge workstation, Kongsberg Maritime has completed development and the pilot course for a specialised training course designed to enable offshore support vessel crew to enhance operational safety and efficiency using this sophisticated control solution. The course is now part of Kongsberg Maritime’s growing […]

  • 29 December 2014

    While the industry is looking at ways to assemble a turbine onshore so it can be installed at sea in one operation, at the moment the common method still is to install it in several stages at sea. The foundations are installed first and followed by the tower and the WTG. Whether the foundations are […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) techniques that have been developed and refined during operations and conflicts around the world are now being put to good use in the Solomon Islands. EOD specialists from Australia’s Army, Navy and Air Force, along with forces from the United States, Canada and New Zealand have joined together to use skills, […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new technology is being deployed by U.S. Geological Survey scientists this weekend to map urban flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac. Called “terrestrial lidar,” or “T-lidar”, this new capability will enable scientists to collect highly detailed information in select population areas in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama where the hurricane had the greatest impact. The portable […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has completed a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Channel Maintenance and Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Projects, New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway Ocean and Cape May Counties, New Jersey. The EA evaluates existing environmental, cultural, and socio-economic conditions at the proposed project sites (Mordecai Island, Avalon and Stone […]

  • 9 July 2012

    As the China Daily reports, the first series of 76 LNG buses started working in Dalian, China’s Liaoning province on July 8, 2012. Dalian is going to invest about $47.1 million in refreshing the public buses fleet. Dalian plans to buy another 220 LNG buses and to set up three LNG stations. [mappress] LNG World […]

  • 18 May 2015

    LNG use by Japan’s ten independent regional electric power companies dropped 5.9 percent in April, as compared to the same month a year before.

  • 23 April 2015

    The lack of transparent and comprehensive fuel price information is a main obstacle holding back more widespread use of alternative fuels, in particular, natural gas and biomethane.

  • 22 November 2013

    Wintershall Norway AS has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 6407/1-7 in production licence 475 in the Norwegian Sea using the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig. Drilling is planned to begin in November 2013, with a duration of 43 days, depending on whether a discovery is made. Borgland Dolphin is a semi-submersible drilling […]

  • 1 May 2013

    IHC Hydrohammer®, part of IHC Merwede, has successfully used seawater – instead of oil – as a drive mechanism for the offshore installation  industry. The company has developed and tested IHC Waterhammer® technology to prepare it for launch to the market. This sustainable product development minimises potential oil spill hazards in the marine environment and presents new opportunities for […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Since early 2003, StormGeo has been running nested, limited area numerical weather prediction (NWP) models to gain real-time weather prediction and for studying historical periods. The company have extensive practice in using weather models to produce high-horizontal resolution hindcasts; historical weather forecasts, ranging from 1 to 10 km and having entire hourly time series – […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, created approximately 850 acres of wetlands in 2014 through the beneficial placement of approximately 60 percent of the material dredged from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. “With Louisiana continuing to lose its coastal wetlands, the Corps established new goals for maximizing the amount of dredged […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vroon, a Dutch shipping company, has warned seafarers to be aware of the existence of a fraudulent organisation, using the name of Vroon Offshore Services Ltd. Aberdeen. According to Vroon, the fake company also uses Vroon’s logo and address to contact seafarers. In response to this situation, the shipping company has informed: “All seafarers should note that Vroon companies never charge […]

  • 20 August 2008

    Lloyd’s Register EMEA has made its most significant move yet in becoming the leading authority in the provision of risk management services to the nuclear, oil and gas, and transportation sectors, having signed Heads of Terms to acquire 100% of the share capital of Scandpower AS. The acquisition will be the largest the Lloyd’s Register […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA’s) consent to use the living quarters and production facility on the Gudrun field. Statoil is the operator of the Gudrun field located in block 15/3 in the central part of the North Sea, approx. 55 km north of Sleipner. The field is developed […]

  • 15 October 2014

    Enagás of Spain said that the use of the LNG storage facilities at its plants has grown significantly over this last quarter and has increased from an average monthly use of 40% in the previous year to 60% in the month of September 2014. Furthermore, storage usage in several days in August reached 70% of […]