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GIIGNL updates its LNG custody transfer handbook

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of FluxysResponding to the changing LNG market conditions, the international group of liquefied natural gas importers (GIIGNL) issued its new LNG custody transfer handbook. The handbook provides practical guidance on the equipment and methodology for determining the thermal energy of liquefied natural gas (LNG) transported by…

Norway approves DEA’s Dvalin development plan

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today DEA Norge’s plan for Development and Operation (PDO) of the Dvalin development has been approved by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. With development costs of estimated 1.1 billion Euros (10 billion Norwegian Kroner), the Dvalin development in the Norwegian Sea was the largest PDO handed over…

DOE: U.S. LNG exports hit 235 Bcf in Feb-Jan

Rate this article By LNG World News Oak Spirit at Sabine Pass (Image courtesy of JERA)Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from Cheniere’s Sabine Pass liquefaction facility in Louisiana reached 235 billion cubic feet (Bcf) during the February-January period, the latest data from the U.S. Department of Energy shows. Cheniere’s Sabine Pass liquefaction facility in Louisiana,…

Hyundai Heavy orders GTT tech for Knutsen’s LNG newbuild

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of GTTGaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), the French maker of LNG containment systems, has been selected by Hyundai Heavy Industries to equip a new LNG carrier with its Mark III Flex containment system. HHI is constructing a 180,000-cbm LNG carrier for the Norwegian shipping company, Knutsen with…

Cameron LNG project construction progresses (Gallery)

Rate this article By LNG World News Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG progressed the construction of its liquefaction and export project in Louisiana during the month of February. The construction activities included civil works, structural steel erection, fireproofing work, installation of equipment, tanks and piping, electrical and instrument works, and tie-in works within the existing facility….

PGS adds last member of Ramform Titan-class to its fleet

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Marine seismic company PGS has completed its newbuild program after naming its latest vessel Ramform Hyperion in a ceremony at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipbuilding Co. yard in Nagasaki, Japan on Wednesday. The Ramform design was created by Roar Ramde in the early 1990s. The first vessel of…

Petrobras’ 2016 LNG imports down

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of PetrobrasBrazil’s state-controlled oil and gas company Petrobras said Tuesday its liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports dropped by 65 percent last year. LNG imports into Brazil stood at 37 Mbbl/d (thousand barrels per day) last year as compared to 105 Mbbl/d the year before, Petrobras said…

Cheniere gets FERC permit to start Sabine Pass LNG Train 3

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of CheniereUS LNG player Cheniere has been granted approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to place Sabine Pass project’s third liquefaction train in service. Cheniere filed a request to place the third liquefaction train in service on March 20, following the completion of the commissioning…

Standard Drilling takes more interest in six platform suppliers

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. S.D. Standard Drilling has increased its stake in a a company which owns six platform suppliers previously owned by World Wide Supply, a financially distressed offshore service vessel company. S.D. Standard Drilling informed on Wednesday it has entered into an agreement with Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) to…