Daily Archives: April 3, 2017

Talks underway to ship east Mediterranean gas to EU via pipeline

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete has said that the gas found in the Mediterranean Sea will be one of the keys towards boosting European energy security. He said this during the ministerial meeting at EastMed Energy Summit hosted by Isreali energy minister Yuval…

Kawasaki Heavy to ditch offshore structure segment

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Japanese Kawasaki Heavy Industries has decided to withdraw from its offshore construction side of business in an attempt to restructure amid an unstable oil price environment. According to its statement last Friday, the company has experienced a slump in the ship & offshore structure segment in the past…

AET’s Aframax newbuilds to be fueled by LNG

Rate this article By LNG World News Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of AET)Singapore-based shipowner AET said that up to four of its new Aframax tankers currently under construction with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) will be equipped with the LNG dual fuel systems. “We have conducted comprehensive reviews and mapped out expected LNG bunkering infrastructure…

Shell to fuel Sovcomflot’s LNG-powered Aframax quartet

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of SovcomflotA unit of the Hague-based LNG giant Shell has signed a deal with Russia’ Sovcomflot to supply liquefied natural gas to the first Aframax crude oil tankers in the world to be powered by the chilled fuel. Under the deal, Shell Western LNG B.V. will…

Tellurian’s Driftwood LNG files formal FERC application

Rate this article By LNG World News Rendering of the Driftwood LNG project (Image courtesy of Tellurian)Tellurian, the US LNG player formed through the merger between Magellan Petroleum and Tellurian Investment, has filed a formal application with FERC for the 26 mtpa export plant near Lake Charles, Louisiana. According to Tellurian’s statement, the company’s two…

Qatar developing new gas project in giant offshore field

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Qatar Petroleum has decided to press ahead with development of a new offshore gas project. The company said Monday it would be working to bring to production a gas project situated in the southern sector of the North Field. This also marks the lifting of the 2005 moratorium…

Qatar to boost gas production, North Field moratorium lifted

Rate this article By LNG World News Qatar, the world’s largest LNG exporter could see a rise in export volumes as state-owned Qatar Petroleum revealed intentions to develop a new gas project in the country’s North Field. According to the company’s statement, the work in the southern sector of the giant North Field will start…