Daily Archives: October 12, 2017

USA: Subcommittee discuses bill to open OCS to offshore drilling

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ U.S. Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources has held a hearing on a proposed bill that could re-open large areas of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to offshore o&g drilling. The Subcommittee said in an announcement on October 11 that the proposed Accessing Strategic Resources Offshore Act, or ASTRO Act,…

Skangas ticks off another first for its LNG bunker vessel

Rate this article By LNG World News Skangas’ bunkering vessel, Coralius, completed its first tanks cooldown and LNG bunkering operation in the open sea. The receiving vessel LEG/C Navigator Aurora was supplied with just under 500 mt LNG in the middle of a voyage between Sweden and South Europe, Skangas said. The complete operation took…

Tokyo Gas only to sign LNG deals with no destination clauses

Rate this article By LNG World News Japan’s Tokyo Gas will only sign long-term contracts in the future if the destination clause, restricting where the cargo can be sold, is included. The company’s president Michiaki Hirose was cited by Reuters as saying that Tokyo Gas has no intention of signing new deals with destination restrictions….

Chevron: Gulf of Mexico ops back to normal following Storm Nate

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ According to Reuters, U.S. oil giant Chevron said on Wednesday it resumed normal operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico after Storm Nate knocked out its oil and gas output. The news agency said that the company shut in at least five Gulf platforms and evacuated all staff ahead of…