Report: Murphy Oil takes PV Drilling jack-up on one-month deal

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ U.S. oil company Murphy Oil has reportedly hired one of PV Drilling’s offshore rigs on a one-month firm deal. According to VesselsValue (VV), Murphy Oil hired the PV Drilling III jack-up rig for an undisclosed dayrate. Data from VV indicates that the Keppel FELS B class jack-up rig was contracted last Friday, September…

Uniper, Pavilion ink LNG assets sharing deal

By LNG World News Uniper Global Commodities, a unit of Uniper, has signed an agreement with Pavilion Gas of Singapore to provide each other access to its LNG asset base and associated flexibility from the assets. Under the multi-year agreement, Uniper gains access to Singapore storage and reload facility while Pavilion Gas, a unit of…

Skangas’ Coralius in first STS LNG operation

By LNG World News Image courtesy of Gothia Tanker AllianceThe first European-built LNG bunkering vessel, Coralius completed its first ship-to-ship bunkering operation with the Furetank Rederi’s retrofitted tanker Fure West. The operation took place on international waters, Northern Kattegat, in the middle of the sea between Frederikshavn, Denmark and Gothenburg, Sweden, Skangas, the Coralius charterer…

GTT’s new Mark III Flex technology receives ABS approval

By LNG World News Image courtesy of GTTGTT, the French maker of LNG containment systems, said the evolution of its Mark III Flex technology has received the general approval from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). Philippe Berterottière, CEO of GTT said the enhanced technology is a complementary solution to the Mark V system. This…

UK books Qatari LNG cargo

By LNG World News Image courtesy of NakilatSouth Hook LNG terminal on the shores of the UK’s Milford Haven waterway is scheduled to receive a cargo of Qatari liquefied natural gas on Sunday. Data from the Milford Haven Port Authority shows the Al Sheehaniya LNG tanker with a cargo carrying capacity of 210,200 cubic meters…

Wintershall gets nod for Balderbrå drilling

By Offshore Energy Today The Norwegian offshore safety body, Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, has given a nod to Wintershall to drill an exploration well in the Norwegian Sea. In a statement on Tuesday, the PSA said Wintershall would drill the exploration well 6604/5 in a prospect named Balderbrå. Wintershall Norge AS, a subsidary of German…