Daily Archives: March 2, 2017

New work arrangement with Inpex to support 2000 Australian jobs

By Offshore Energy Today.. The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has signed new work arrangements with Japanese energy giant Inpex on the $34 billion dollar Ichthys LNG project off the north-west coast of Australia which will support up to 2000 Australian jobs. Inpex recently named the massive offshore facilities destined for the Ichthys gas field…

Achema books capacity at Lithuanian LNG terminal

By LNG World News Image courtesy of Klaipedos NaftaKlaipedos Nafta, the operator of the first Lithuanian LNG terminal allocated regasification capacities of 5.84 billion kWh to the Lithuanian fertilizer producer Achema. The company has booked capacity for the current gas year from October 1, 2016, until September 30, 2017. Under the agreement, Achema has a…

Aker BP cleared to drill Volund well with Transocean rig

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Norwegian E&P player Aker BP has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), to drill an exploration well off Norway with the Transocean Arctic semi-submersible rig. PSA said on Thursday the consent was for the exploration well 24/9-11S and a potential sidetrack on the Volund field. Aker BP…

Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG granted FTA export permit

By LNG World News Rendering of the Driftwood LNG project (Image courtesy of Tellurian)Tellurian said its Driftwood LNG project received the permit from the United States Department of Energy to export liquefied natural gas to free trade agreement nations. The company has also applied for a non-FTA export permit and expects to file its application…

Polarcus awarded more time in South American campaign

By Offshore Energy Today.. Marine seismic player Polarcus has received a further extension of its South American campaign for an unnamed client. In early February 2017, the company announced an award for an extension of the 3D marine seismic project in South America with an option for further expansion of the survey area. The seismic…

Japan: power companies boost LNG use in Nov on month

By LNG World News Image courtesy of Tokyo ElectricLiquefied natural gas (LNG) use by Japan’s power companies rose 10.9 percent in November when compared to the previous month. The power companies consumed 4.56 million mt of LNG in November, as compared to 4.12 million mt in October, the preliminary data from the Ministry of Economy,…