Daily Archives: June 23, 2017

FAR moves to block Woodside entry to offshore Senegal venture

Rate this article Senegal’s Minister of Energy and Development of Renewable Energy has issued an arrêté ministériel (ministerial order), further confirming Woodside Energy’s participation in the offshore Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep joint venture. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Deepwater News

Greece approves oil firms’ exploration applications

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Greek energy ministry has approved applications of the consortium of Total, ExxonMobil, and Hellenic Petroleum, and separately, Energean to explore for oil and gas offshore. The Total-ExxonMobil-Hellenic Petroleum consortium has applied for the the areas south and west of Crete. Greek company, Energean Oil & Gas is looking…

Fairfield submits decom plan for Dunlin subsea infrastructure

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Fairfield Energy, a late-life asset and decommissioning operator, has submitted its draft decommissioning programs for the Dunlin, Merlin and Osprey field subsea installations and pipelines, in the UK sector of the North Sea, to the UK authorities. This is a second company to submit a draft decommissioning plan…

Dreifa Energy secures first PSV for LNG conversion

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of Dreifa EnergyDreifa Energy signed a deal to acquire the platform supply vessel Blue Betria from Blue Star Line in order to convert the vessel into an LNG floating regasification unit (FRU). Dreifa Energy was formed in 2016, by Flex LNG co-founders, Jostein Ueland and Trym…

Gail Brings Pipeline CNG to Bengaluru, NGV Filling Stations Planned

Rate this article By NGV Global CNG station at Bengaluru (courtesy of Deccan Herald) The Bengaluru City Gas Distribution (CGD) Project in southern India, set up to deliver pipeline natural gas to households, industries and the transport sector, is being implemented by GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Maharatna company GAIL (India) Limited….

Seacor Marine in ‘stalking horse’ bid for Montco’s liftboats

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today U.S. offshore vessel owner Seacor Marine is set to launch a stalking horse bid to form a joint venture company with Montco Offshore, a liftboat specialist that has earlier filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Here is a definition of a stalking horse bid, as shared by Investopedia:…

Offshore regulator launches investigation into Gjoa gas leak

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has launched an investigation into a hydrocarbon leak on the Gjøa field, located in the North Sea off Norway, on June 21. Engie E&P, as the operator of the field, shut down the production from the field following the…

Shell picks up Aban jack-up for Brunei work

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. India’s Aban Offshore has been awarded a five-year contract plus options for one if its jack-up rigs by Shell in Brunei. According to a Friday statement by Deep Drilling 1 PTE. LTD, Aban’s subsidiary, the contract has been entered into for the deployment of the jack-up rig Deep…

Korea Line Corp to ship US LNG for Kogas

Rate this article By LNG World News South Korean shipping company Korea Line Corporation (KLC) on Friday signed a contract to transport LNG for Kogas from the United States to South Korea. The deal has been valued at about 1.27 trillion Korean won ($1.1 billion) the company said in its filing to the stock exchange….