Daily Archives: September 29, 2017

PHOTO: Statoil confirms Aasta Hansteen departure

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ The Norwegian oil major Statoil has now officially confirmed the sailaway of the Aasta Hansteen topside, after posting a photo of the giant structure departing from South Korea, and leaving for for Norway. The image, showing the heavy transport vessel Dockwise White Marlin carrying the topside departing from South Korea,…

Emas, Perisai still at loggerheads over SJR Marine put option

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Singapore’s offshore vessel provider Emas Offshore, and Malaysia’s counterpart Perisai Petroleum are still at loggerheads over a put option agreement entered into in 2012. Perisai owns a 51 percent stake in SJR Marine, a company which owns the ‘Enterprise 3′ derrick lay barge, with Emas owning the remaining…

Hansa, ONE in ‘significant’ gas discovery in North Sea

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Hansa Hydrocarbons and Oranje-Nassau Energie B.V. (ONE) have encountered what they say is a significant gas discovery in the North Sea. Hansa Hydrocarbons informed on Tuesday, September 26 that the N05-1 exploration well drilled offshore Netherlands on its GEms licences, had been confirmed as a significant discovery encountering…

GTT may delay Mark V LNG containment tech launch

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of GTTGTT, the French maker of LNG containment systems, said it could delay the general availability of its Mark V technology to the market. The company said that, while it remains confident in the potential of the technology, it has decided to re-validate some aspects of…

Cheniere seeks permit to place Sabine Pass Train 4 in service

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of CheniereThe US LNG export player, Cheniere, has filed a request to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to place Sabine Pass projects fourth liquefaction train in service. The company noted in its filing with FERC that the commissioning demonstration tests (CDTs), confirming the facilities can be…

EIA: US LNG exports flat on week

Rate this article By LNG World News Sabine Pass Trains 1-4 (Image courtesy of Cheniere)Cheniere’s Sabine Pass liquefaction terminal in Louisiana, currently the only such a facility to ship U.S. shale gas overseas, exported five cargoes of the fuel in the week ending September 27. According to the Energy Information Administration, five vessels with a…

Ensco gains support from banks ahead of Atwood deal closure

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. UK-based offshore driller Ensco has received commitments from lenders to extend the maturity date of its revolving credit facility by two years in connection with its pending acquisition of rival driller Atwood Oceanics. In a statement on Thursday, Ensco said that the maturity date of its revolving credit…

Höegh LNG Partners sells shares to fund FSRU acquisitions

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of Höegh LNGHöegh LNG Partners on Thursday said it will offer 4 million shares to repay outstanding debt for the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Höegh Gallant. The partnership priced the 8.75 percent Series A preferred unit, representing limited partner interest, at $25 per unit….

Keppel delivers FPSO for Petrobras’ Tartaruga fields

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Keppel FELS Brasil’s BrasFELS shipyard has handed over the Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29 FPSO to MODEC . The Floating Production Storage and Offloading unit left the shipyard recently for the Bananal Bay in Brazil. It will subsequently be deployed in the Petrobras-run Tartaruga Verde and Tartaruga…