Daily Archives: November 26, 2020

Volkswagen opts for fossil-free car transport operations using biofuel

By Naida Hakirevic Marine biofuels supplier GoodFuels has been selected by car manufacturer Volkswagen Group to supply biofuel oil (MR1-100 or BFO) for the group’s shipments. The move is said to represent another major step for sustainable shipping in the car carrier segment. As informed, the Depth RoRo carrier Patara was bunkered with 100% GoodFuels’…

Shell nearing Prelude FLNG restart?

By Adnan Bajic Liquefied natural gas (LNG) giant Shell could be gearing up to restart production from its Prelude FLNG facility offshore Western Australia. The post Shell nearing Prelude FLNG restart? appeared… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

Ghana’s Tema LNG project hits financial close

By Adnan Bajic Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) said it has sanctioned a $31 million loan with a 10-year term to Access LNG, for the Tema LNG project. Tema LNG project rendering (Courtesy of Helios Investment Partners) EAIF said in its statement the project partners have reached the financial close for the project on November…

Keppel wins $74.7 million FPSO conversion deal

By Bojan Lepic Singapore’s offshore rig and vessel builder Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has won a contract from a repeat customer worth about S$100 million ($74.7M) for the fabrication and… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

ABS, DSME to use solid oxide fuel cells onboard VLCCs

By Naida Hakirevic US classification society ABS and South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) have signed a joint development project (JDP) to use solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology to replace at least one of three diesel generators typically onboard a very large crude carrier (VLCC). It’s the second SOFC-focused JDP between…

BP and Ithaca produce first oil from North Sea project

By Nermina Kulovic BP and Ithaca Energy have started production from the Vorlich development, in the UK North Sea, which was the target of environmental protests back in 2019. The post BP and Ithaca produce first oil… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today