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Argentina’s Enarsa lists LNG cargo suppliers for September-October

Rate this article By LNG World News The state-owned Energia Argentina (Enarsa) has secured four out of eight cargoes it had previously sought in a tender issued earlier this month. According to the initial tender, the cargoes were to be delivered between September and October. Data on the company’s website shows the Hague-based LNG giant…

Well-Safe Solutions brings in two more directors

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Well-Safe Solutions, a specialist well abandonment company, has announced the appointment of two more directors to lead the recently launched business. Following the company’s recent announcement of the company’s first acquisition and appointment of chief executive officer Phil Milton, Well-Safe on Wednesday said said it bolstered its team with the…

Gondan delivers third LNG-fueled tug to Østensjø Rederi

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of GondanSpain’s Gondan Shipbuilders said that Audax, the third LNG-fueled tug has been delivered to its owner Østensjø Rederi, following the completion of sea trials. The first tug of this kind built in Europe, Dux, was delivered by the company last May, and the second one,…

Watson to relinquish Chevron CEO position

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of ChevronJohn Watson, the chief executive offices of Chevron is reportedly set to step down by the end of September, with vice chairman Mike Wirth the likely replacement. The appointment mimics the move done by ExxonMobil earlier in the year when Darren Woods has been appointed…

Shell starts gas production at Nigeria project

Rate this article By LNG World News The Hague-based LNG giant Shell has started natural gas production from the second phase of the Gbaran-Ubie project in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region. The first phase of the Gbaran-Ubie oil and gas development was commissioned back in June 2010. Peak production of around 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent…

NAO fingers crossed for higher dayrates

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Nordic American Offshore, an offshore vessel owner, is seeing signs of improvement in the platform supply vessel market conditions, and the company hopes that going forward the dayrates will grow further. Herbjørn Hansson, Executive Chairman of NAO said this week the company had in July secured a medium…

GSP Uranus rig starts drilling for OMV Petrom

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today OMV Petrom has started drilling operations in the Black Sea, offshore Romania, using GSP’s Uranus jack-up drilling rig. The news was shared by GSP who said the rig move had begun on August 19th, 17:00, with the jack-up reaching the work location the following day. The rig moving…

Eni gets nod to drill Barents Sea well using Scarabeo 8 rig

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Norway’s offshore safety agency, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given Eni Norge a consent to drill an exploration well in the Barents Sea using the Scarabeo 8 drilling rig. According to the PSA’s statement on Wednesday, the Norwegian entity of Italian oil major Eni, Eni Norge, applied for consent…

China’s LNG imports surge in July

Rate this article By LNG World News For illustration only (Image courtesy of CNOOC)China’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose 95 percent in July year-on-year as the country is continuing to push its plan to cut addiction to coal to reduce pollution. The world’s largest energy consumer imported 3.12 million mt of the chilled…