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Enlightened Aluminium Solutions for Offshore and Marine

Rate this article By Marillion van Schaaik Just one third the weight of steel, yet strong and highly corrosion resistant, aluminium is perfect for marine and offshore application. Aluminium specialist Hydro extrudes lightweight, sustainable components for practically any marine or offshore use. And now the latest alloy, the 5083 series, offers even greater structural strength….

Asian LNG market to get $10 bln push from Japan

Rate this article By LNG World News Asian LNG market is set to receive a $10 billion public-private push from Japan, the world’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas. Japanese minister of economy, trade and industry, Hiroshige Seko was reported by Platts as saying the Japanese initiative will financially support projects boosting supplies to Asia…

Borr Drilling ready to list new shares on Oslo stock exchange

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway has approved the listing of new shares of Borr Drilling issued as part of a $650 million equity offering meant to partly finance the purchase of nine jack-up rigs. To remind, Borr Drilling announced on October 9 that it offered up to 162,500,000 new…

OEEC: Deep Dive into Digitalization

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today The tenth edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held annually in Amsterdam is behind us. During the event held last week Offshore Energy Today live streamed four talk-shows and one interview for our online viewers both on Facebook and on Offshore Energy Today website, enabling them to…

India’s GAIL seeks three LNG cargoes for Nov-Jan delivery

Rate this article By LNG World News For illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Petronet LNG)India’s gas utility GAIL has reportedly issued a tender seeking three cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for delivery between mid-November and January. The first delivery is for the window from November 15 and the end of December, Reuters reported…

GAZ Group Presents Specialized CNG Models

Rate this article By NGV Global GAZ Group, Russia’s largest manufacturer of commercial motor vehicles, has introduced new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) models of specialized vehicles – a garbage truck with rear loading and a repair mobile workshop created on the base of a GAZon Next CNG medium-duty truck. The vehicles powered by YAMZ-534 CNG…

Picture of the day: world’s 1st LNG-powered dredger on duty

Rate this article By LNG World News LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger Minerva in action (Image courtesy of DEME)The 3,500-cbm trailing suction hopper dredger Minerva, owned by Belgian dredging specialist DEME, is currently executing sand suppletion works at the Belgian coast in Nieuwpoort. These shoreline reinforcement works are combined with maintenance dredging works in the…

New gigs pour in for Rowan rigs

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Offshore driller Rowan Companies has been awarded several new contracts and extensions for its jack-up rigs while some of its other rigs have recently come off contracts. According to Rowan’s fleet status report on Thursday, the contract for the jack-up rig Rowan Norway with Repsol Sinopec in the…

Inpex’s Masela LNG deal extended by 27 years

Rate this article By LNG World News Indonesia has reached a series of agreements with Japan’s Inpex regarding the development of the Masela block that contains the Abadi gas field. During the visit of Indonesia’s minister of energy and mineral resources Ignasius Jonan, to Japan, three decisions were made following talks with Inpex Corporations’ CEO…

Rowan, Saudi Aramco launch offshore drilling JV ARO Drilling

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Offshore driller Rowan Companies has informed that ARO Drilling, a 50/50 joint venture with Saudi Aramco, started operations on October 17, 2017. The two companies announced an agreement to create the 50/50 joint venture to own, operate, and manage offshore drilling rigs in Saudi Arabia back in November…