Cryonorm to build two LNG fueling stations for Liqvis

By LNG World News Image courtesy of LiqvisCryonorm Systems booked an order from Liqvis Germany, a Uniper company, to install two public LNG fueling stations in Germany. The order consists public LNG fueling stations, with Cryonorm contracted to engineer, produce and install the two stations on a turnkey basis, the company noted in a statement….

Norway’s oil fund hits $1000000000000 in value

By Offshore Energy Today Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, popularly known as the oil fund, has this week reached a staggering value of one trillion U.S. dollars ($1,000,000,000,000) for the first time. The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund got its first capital in 1996 when the oil revenue from the government was transferred to the fund…

Gazprom supplies LNG to Russian Railways

By LNG World News Image courtesy of GazpromA unit of Russian gas giant Gazprom began supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) to locomotives owned by Russian Railways. For the purpose, Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo built a filling station for LNG trucks at the Egorshino railroad station in the Sverdlovsk Region. The company won an open tender to…

CFMEU threatened Gorgon LNG site workers, judge rules

By LNG World News Image: CFMEUThe Federal Court of Australia ruled that the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) threatened non-union members at the Chevron-led Gorgon LNG project. An official of the CMFEU, Bradley Upton was found to have threatened with alienating non-union workers at the Gorgon project by putting their “names on the…

Report: Statoil’s first Cat-J rig reaches Norway

By Offshore Energy Today Statoil’s giant Cat-J jack-up drilling rig has reportedly reached Norway after a long journey from South Korea. Petro.no, a Norwegian oil and gas news website, was first to report that the Askeladden rig arrived at the CCB based on Thursday afternoon. The news of the arrival was later confirmed to Offshore…

Find out more on the nominees for Offshore Energy Awards 2017

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ On 9 October the Offshore Energy Opening Gala Dinner and Awards show will be taking place at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam. This sold out event offers not only a culinary dinner and live entertainment, but also celebrates the success of the industry. Recently the nominees were announced online, with the winners…

Ireland: Providence presses on with Barryroe drilling plans

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Irish oil and gas company Providence Resources has decided to push forward drilling plans of the Barryroe oil discovery offshore Ireland, despite the farm-in talks not progressing as planned. Barryroe lies in standard exploration license (SEL) 1/11 operated by Providence’s wholly owned subsidiary Exola DAC that holds 80 percent interest, with Lansdowne Celtic…