Daily Archives: July 8, 2016

CNG the Big Winner of 2016 Shell Eco-marathon

Rate this article By NGV Global The MicroJoule vehicle, backed by GRTgaz and designed by the students of the La Joliverie College (Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire, Nantes), has set a new world record for energy savings using compressed natural gas (CNG). A distance of 2,606 km on the equivalent of 1 litre of gasoline was achieved during the…

Fire breaks out at Prelude FLNG construction site

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today A fire outbreak incident struck a construction site of Shell’s Prelude – the world’s largest floating LNG facility, being built in South Korea. In a statement to Offshore Energy Today, a Shell spokesman said: “Shell can confirm there was an incident on the Prelude construction site last week…

Searcher Seismic in Buscador seismic survey (Mexico)

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Searcher Seismic has informed the BGP Pioneer seismic vessel has started acquisition of the Buscador Near-Shore 2D Seismic Survey, offshore Mexico. The project comprises 11,200 km of high quality, long-offset 2D data and specifically targets the near shore areas covering rounds 2, 3 and 4. The data, which…

Offshore safety watchdog revokes COSL rig order

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) changes the investigation report and its conclusion which stated that the structural design and dimensioning of COSLInnovator were not in accordance with the regulations at the time of the accident on December 30, 2015 in which one person died. At the time…

Driftwood LNG files draft resource reports with FERC

Rate this article By LNG World News Driftwood LNG on Wednesday filed draft resource reports 1 and 10 with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for its proposed LNG export terminal in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. The filing of the reports is part of the pre-filing environmental review process for the 26 million tons per annum…

KGLNG given environmental clearance for Indian FSRU

Rate this article By LNG World News Krishna Godavari LNG Terminal recently received the approval from India’s Ministry of environment, forest and climate change to develop the LNG FSRU at Kakinada Deep Water port in Andhra Pradesh. The ministry noted in its filing that the approval is subject to a number of specific and general…

Petrobras swaps Prosafe’s flotels. ‘Safe Notos’ starts early

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Brazil’s oil giant Petrobras has substituted a contract for one of Prosafe’s flotels with another one and agreed with the owner for the contract to start earlier than planned. Prosafe’s semi-submersible accommodation vessel Safe Eurus will now be substituted by its sister vessel Safe Notos, which will start…

Shell takes sacked UK workers overseas service tax breaks

Rate this article By LNG World News A Shell sign is pictured near Nowshera, Pakistan’s northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province September 8, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl/File PhotoBy Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell has changed its redundancy terms so it can claim tax refunds that some UK workers would otherwise have been able to claim on…

Shell and Keppel JV for Singapore LNG Bunkering

Rate this article By NGV Global A shareholders agreement between KS Investments Pte Ltd (Keppel), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte.) Ltd. (Shell), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, will lead to the formation of a Singapore incorporated joint venture company (JVCO). The JVCO follows…

U.S. Gov’t issues final rule for Arctic offshore drilling

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), acting through BOEM and BSEE, on Thursday issued the final rule regarding offshore drilling in Alaska, requiring operators to have containment equipment and a relief well rig ready in case of a blow-out. The rule, focused on the offshore continental shelf…