Daily Archives: September 19, 2017

Pemex on the lookout for Nobilis-Maximino partner

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Mexican state-owned oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) is on the lookout for a partner to carry out exploration and production activities on the Nobilis-Maximino area in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The Nobilis-Maximino block is located in ultra-deepwater in the Cinturón Plegado Perdido area of the Gulf of Mexico, 230…

Skangas’ Coralius in first STS LNG operation

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of Gothia Tanker AllianceThe first European-built LNG bunkering vessel, Coralius completed its first ship-to-ship bunkering operation with the Furetank Rederi’s retrofitted tanker Fure West. The operation took place on international waters, Northern Kattegat, in the middle of the sea between Frederikshavn, Denmark and Gothenburg, Sweden, Skangas,…

Statoil: Worker injured on Mariner A released from hospital

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today An offshore worker who was injured this week while working aboard the Statoil-operated Mariner platform in the UK North Sea on Monday, has been released from hospital. A Statoil spokesperson confirmed to Offshore Energy Today on Tuesday that the incident had happened aboard the Mariner A platform, without…

Rosmorport to build LNG bunker barge, dual-fuel icebreaker

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of RosmorportState-run Rosmorport could build an LNG bunkering vessel with a 3,000 to 5,000 cubic meters capacity in an effort to meet the stricter emissions caps beyond 2021. During an industry conference, the Russian company’s head of the department of fleet development and construction, Vladimir Shtrambrand…

Burn Out: The endgame for fossil fuels

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Guest column by Dieter Helm The end game for fossil fuels will come from a combination of decarbonization policies and new technologies. The old story about “peak oil”, which convinced politicians around the world that the future was a world of ever higher oil and gas prices, is giving way…

Statoil joins OEEC Industry Panel

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Offshore Energy 2017 is proud to announce that Sonja Indrebø, Vice President Strategy and Innovation in the Statoil New Energy Solutions department will be joining the Industry Panel. Energy transition: Distinguishing facts and fiction is the theme of this year’s Industry Panel. Featured speakers will distinguish facts and…

UK books Qatari LNG cargo

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of NakilatSouth Hook LNG terminal on the shores of the UK’s Milford Haven waterway is scheduled to receive a cargo of Qatari liquefied natural gas on Sunday. Data from the Milford Haven Port Authority shows the Al Sheehaniya LNG tanker with a cargo carrying capacity of…

Wintershall gets nod for Balderbrå drilling

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today The Norwegian offshore safety body, Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, has given a nod to Wintershall to drill an exploration well in the Norwegian Sea. In a statement on Tuesday, the PSA said Wintershall would drill the exploration well 6604/5 in a prospect named Balderbrå. Wintershall Norge AS, a…