South Hook LNG books Qatari cargo

By LNG World News Image courtesy of QatargasSouth Hook LNG terminal on the shores of Milford Haven waterway is scheduled to receive a Qatari cargo of liquefied natural gas next week. According to the shipping data by the Milford Haven Port Authority, the 266,000-cbm Q-Max LNG carrier Al Mafyar is set to dock at the…

PGS adds last member of Ramform Titan-class to its fleet

By Offshore Energy Today.. Marine seismic company PGS has completed its newbuild program after naming its latest vessel Ramform Hyperion in a ceremony at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipbuilding Co. yard in Nagasaki, Japan on Wednesday. The Ramform design was created by Roar Ramde in the early 1990s. The first vessel of the Ramform Titan-class…

Petrobras debt, operational metrics improve despite profit miss

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ By Guillermo Parra-Bernal and Marta Nogueira SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Petróleo Brasileiro SA cut debt by 20 percent and had positive free cash flow for the seventh straight quarter during the fourth quarter, in a further sign of recovery at Brazil’s state-controlled oil company in spite of a quarterly profit miss….

Eni: Jangkrik FPU named in Indonesia

By Offshore Energy Today Italian oil company Eni has informed that the naming ceremony of the “Jangkrik” Floating Production Unit (FPU) vessel was held on Tuesday at Saipem Karimun Yard, Tanjung Balai Karimun, Indonesia’s Energy Minister Ignasius Jonan. The FPU will operate in the Muara Bakau PSC located in the Kutei Basin, in the Makassar…

Video: Hoegh LNG launches its eighth FSRU

By LNG World News Image courtesy of Höegh LNGNorway-based floating LNG giant Höegh LNG has launched its eighth floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) at the Hyundai Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. The 170,000-cbm FSRU will have a regas capacity of 750 MMscf/day. It is expected to be delivered in the first quarter…

Bristow takes on Gulf of Mexico SAR work for Shell

By Offshore Energy Today.. Bristow Group has been awarded a contract with Shell for medevac and search and rescue (SAR) services in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract has been awarded to the offshore helicopter transportation provider’s subsidiary, Bristow U.S. LLC, the company informed on Tuesday. “We are drawing on our years of experience of…

Hyundai Heavy orders GTT tech for Knutsen’s LNG newbuild

By LNG World News Image courtesy of GTTGaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), the French maker of LNG containment systems, has been selected by Hyundai Heavy Industries to equip a new LNG carrier with its Mark III Flex containment system. HHI is constructing a 180,000-cbm LNG carrier for the Norwegian shipping company, Knutsen with the delivery scheduled…

Greece: Energean files West Katakolo FDP

By Offshore Energy Today Energean Oil and Gas, a Greek energy company, has filed a field development plan for the West Katakolo offshore block near the Peloponnese peninsula. According to Energean, the West Katokolo is the first field ever to enter an exploitation phase in Western Greece. The info has been shared by the company…

Petrobras’ 2016 LNG imports down

By LNG World News Image courtesy of PetrobrasBrazil’s state-controlled oil and gas company Petrobras said Tuesday its liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports dropped by 65 percent last year. LNG imports into Brazil stood at 37 Mbbl/d (thousand barrels per day) last year as compared to 105 Mbbl/d the year before, Petrobras said in its full-year…