Daily Archives: January 9, 2017

Fire breaks out on Deepsea Atlantic rig off Norway

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. A fire reportedly broke out on the Deepsea Atlantic drilling rig working for Statoil at the Johan Sverdrup field, off Norway. According to a report by the Norwegian news website Offshore.no, the fire broke out last Wednesday in the rig’s drill tower. After it was extinguished, it broke…

Gasconsult, Osomo to cooperate on small-scale LNG

Rate this article By LNG World News Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Osomo)UK-based LNG technology and project development company, Gasconsult, signed an agreement with Osomo Projects to pursue small-scale and biogas liquefaction projects with capacities up to 70,000 tons per year. In September 2016, received patents for its liquefaction technology that eliminates the need…

USA: Offshore regulator boss moves to solar

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Abigail Ross-Hopper, former director of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), a body regulating offshore oil & gas and renewables activities, has taken the helm of a solar power association. Solar Energy Industries Association, the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry, on Monday…

Yamal LNG module deliveries continuing despite cold snap

Rate this article By LNG World News Transporting Yamal LNG modules (Image courtesy of Mammoet)Dutch heavy lift company Mammoet said it is continuing with the delivery of modules for the Novatek-operated Yamal LNG project in the Russian Arctic despite bone-freezing cold and snowstorms that hit Russia and Europe lately. “Our team in Yamal is continuing…

Offshore platform decom duo to start two contracts in spring

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. A partnership between two companies, Veolia and Peterson, has been awarded two platform decommissioning contracts for recycling at the facility in Great Yarmouth, England. Formalized in 2015, Veolia-Peterson is a joint venture that has been providing onshore decommissioning services for over 10 years. With an aim of reaching…