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Det Norske Veritas becomes sole owner of DNV GL

Rate this article By LNG World News Germany’s Mayfair VermögensverwaltungSE has sold its 36.5% share in the class society DNV GL to the Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas foundation, making DNV GL the foundation’s sole owner. DNV GL chief executive Remi Eriksen said in a statement that this is a new chapter in DNV GL’s history….

Valemon: First remotely controlled offshore platform in Norway

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Statoil on Thursday made history, or at least made an important step towards making history, with the opening of the Valemon control room at Sansli in Bergen. Namely, the Valemon platform, located in the North Sea offshore Norway, will be the first platform in Norway to be remotely-controlled…

Bumi Armada’s FPSO in “world’s first” molten sulphur offload

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Malaysia’s Bumi Armada has boasted with making history last week by completing the world’s first offload of molten sulphur from an offshore facility to a specialised tanker. Bumi Armada said that the operation was carried out by Karapan Armada Sterling 3 (KAS3) FPSO, which pioneered “a safe, environmentally…

Sempra reports rise in third-quarter profit

Rate this article By LNG World News San Diego-based energy company and LNG operator Sempra Energy reported third-quarter 2017 adjusted earnings of $265 million, up from $259 million in the third quarter 2016. For the first nine months of 2017, Sempra Energy’s adjusted earnings increased to $979 million from $884 million for the first nine…

Wave of consolidation ready to hit the offshore drilling industry (or not?)

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ By: David Carter Shinn Rig owners’ aversion to consolidation creates a barrier which slows progress toward efficiency. Competition is vital to a well-functioning market. As we’ve seen throughout history, when there are too few players, prices rise and freedom of selection decreases. When there are too many players, growth and…

USA: new bill aiming to expedite LNG project approval process

Rate this article By LNG World News US congressman Clay Higgins introduced H.R. 336, a bill aiming to enable the United States LNG export players to access the market quicker. Senator Bill Cassidy is sponsoring the License Natural Gas Now Act, which is the Senate version of the bill, a statement by congressman Higgins reads….

ION’s seismic imaging helped discover Zama

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Geoscience company ION Geophysical has provided imaging services which supported the discovery of Zama-1 offshore Mexico by Talos Energy and its partners. Zama-1 is the first offshore exploration well drilled by the private sector in Mexico’s history and is estimated to hold 1.4 to 2.0 billion barrels of oil in…

K.A.J. Dykkertjeneste Services and References

Rate this article K.A.J. Dykkertjeneste has primarily focussed on ship maintenance and repair services in recent years, however the company has a long history of successfully completing a wide variety of tasks, ranging from minor lifting to minesweeping. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Technology