Daily Archives: September 26, 2016

Era Group enters new five-year deal with BSEE

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Helicopter operator Era Group has entered into a new contract with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), a division of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Era said on Monday that the contract was for an initial term of five years that is subject to annual renewals. The…

Guinea: Hyperdynamics’ drilling success chances rising

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Hyperdynamics Corporation, an independent oil and gas exploration firm with an offshore block in Guinea, has seen an increase in its drilling success chances offshore the West African Country. The company on Monday said it had received an updated exploration risk assessment of its top two drilling prospects…

Farstad sheds another anchor handler

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Offshore service vessel provider Farstad Shipping has sold yet another one of its anchor handling tug and supply (AHTS) vessels. The AHTS vessel Lady Sandra, of a KMAR 404 design, was built in 1998. The 73.2m long vessel can accommodate 24 persons. The sale of the vessel has…

Jacktel: Costs rise for Haven rig upgrade

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Norwegian oil giant Statoil in November 2015 signed a contract with Jacktel, a Master Marine AS subsidiary, for the provision of accommodation services at the giant Johan Sverdrup field, offshore Norway. It was then agreed that Jacktel’s accommodation rig Haven, to be deployed for the job, would undergo…

India: Dahej gets Sabine Pass LNG cargo, awaits another

Rate this article By LNG World News India’s Dahej LNG terminal recently received a cargo from Cheniere’s Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas export facility in Louisiana, with another cargo on its way. Teekay’s Oak Spirit, the company’s second MEGI LNG carrier, has already unloaded its cargo and departed the terminal on September 24, the AIS…

McDermott cuts first steel for Abkatun-A2

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ US engineering and construction company, McDermott International, has cut first steel for the Abaktun-A2 platform project for Pemex in its industrial facility in Altamira, Mexico. McDermott on Friday posted a photo of the first steel being cut. To remind, McDermott was awarded a $454 million contract for engineering, procurement, construction…

DNV GL gives AIP for Vard’s LNG bunker vessel design

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of DNV GLClassification society DNV GL awarded Vard Engineering Brevik with an Approval in Principle (AIP) for the new 6,500-cbm LNG bunker vessel design. The design has been evaluated for compliance with the DNV GL Gas Bunker rules, the applicable Gas Carrier rules as well as…

Report: PNW LNG to impact environment, CEAA calls for remedial measures

Rate this article By LNG World News The review of the Pacific NorthWest LNG project by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has reportedly found that major remedial measures have to be taken to avoid adverse environmental impact. Citing sources, Reuters reports that CEAA’s report finds the Petronas-led multi-billion project needs to take certain measure to…

Hyundai Heavy delivers MEGI LNG tanker to Knutsen

Rate this article By LNG World News La Mancha Knutsen (Image courtesy of Hyundai Heavy)South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries on Monday said it has delivered a 176,000-cbm LNG carrier to Norwegian shipping company Knutsen. The LNG tanker named La Mancha Knutsen is equipped with Hyundai Heavy’s newly developed gas treatment system. The system…

Sirius Shipping orders two LNG-ready tankers at AVIC Dingheng

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of Sirius ShippingSirius Shipping of Sweden recently informed that it has placed an order for two 7999 dwt LNG-ready oil/chemical tankers at AVIC Dingheng Shipyard in China. According to the company’s statement, the vessels will feature a two-stroke main engine compatible to be converted to run…