Daily Archives: February 20, 2017

Forland finds work for ‘Lewek Inspector’

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Forland Subsea has entered into a time charter party with a ‘major international contractor’ for the vessel Lewek Inspector for which Ezra may be facing winding-up procedure before the court. The shipping company said on Monday that the expected charter period for the inspection, maintenance & repair vessel…

PHOTO: TechnipFMC readies first subsea trees for Total’s Egina field

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ TechnipFMC posted a picture on social media channels last Friday of the first subsea trees being prepared for Total’s Egina field offshore Nigeria. The subsea trees, loaded in the company’s Dunfermline facility in Scotland, were ready on Friday for TechnipFMC’s Onne base in Nigeria for completion, after which they will…

Flex LNG reaps $100 million for LNG newbuilds acquisition

Rate this article By LNG World News Flex LNG, the shipping company controlled by billionaire John Fredriksen, raked in US$100 million, through a private offering, securing funds for the acquisition of Geveran MEGI LNG newbuilds. According to the company’s statement, its initial placement of 78 million new shares was oversubscribed receiving strong interest from large…

Nakilat’s profit edges down

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of NakilatQatar’s Nakilat, the world’s largest LNG shipper, said its net profit for the year 2016 dropped 3 percent compared to the previous year. Nakilat reported a net profit of 955 million Qatari riyals (Approx: US$262.3 million) compared to 984 million Qatari riyals (Approx: $270.2 million)…

India’s LNG imports down almost 15 pct in Jan

Rate this article By LNG World News India’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) dropped 14.7 percent in January as compared to the same month a year ago. This is the third monthly LNG import decline since April 2016. India’s monthly LNG imports were down in July and December, respectively. India imported 1.64 billion cubic…

Creating a smooth transition from operation to cessation

Rate this article By Jeroen Swillens By Lloyd’s Register Life before decommissioning Moving to late-field life is a tough decision to take for any operator, but it can mean more than entering ‘lighthouse mode’ to delay decommissioning liabilities. Radically leaner models of working, coupled with rigorous asset management, will help at a stage that demands…

VIDEO: Robotic snakes become reality

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today This is the third time snakes have been featured on Offshore Energy Today. In 2013 we wrote about the real snakes on a rig, when Maersk shared photos of (correct me if i’m wrong) pythons aboard one of its semi-submersible rig offshore Angola*. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2lyl03c Then,…

Poland gets Qatari LNG cargo

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of OSG Ship ManagementPolish LNG receiving terminal in Swinoujscie, named President Lech Kaczyński received a cargo from Qatar. According to the shipping data from the Szczecin Maritime Office, the 216,000-cbm Q-Flex LNG carrier Al Gharrafa, arrived at the Polish terminal on February 20. It is the…