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Shell’s Prelude FLNG gets Lloyd’s Register class

Rate this article By LNG World News Shell’s floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility Prelude has officially entered into Lloyd’s Register class. At 488 metres long, 74 metres wide and displacing about 600,000 tonnes of water, Prelude is the largest floating offshore facility in the world, Lloyd’s Register said on Wednesday. Last month Prelude arrived…

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…

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…

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…

French-Belgian JV to build Shell’s LNG barge

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of ShellA joint venture between French CFT and Belgian Victrol has been selected by Shell to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering barge. Shell informed earlier this month it has signed a long-term agreement with the JV to charter an LNG bunker barge with a…

Kosmos Energy: Tortue DST underpins LNG project development

Rate this article By LNG World News Independent oil and gas exploration and production company, Kosmos Energy, completed the drill stem test of the Tortue-1 well. The company said on Tuesday the DST confirms the “Tortue field is a world-class resource,” flowing at a sustained, equipment-constrained rate of approximately 60 million cubic feet per day,…

Santos to redeem €1 bln notes

Rate this article By LNG World News Image courtesy of SantosAustralian LNG player, Santos, intends to exercise its option to redeem it 1 billion Euro ($1.17 billion) denominated notes issued in 2010 as it looks to further reduce debt. The company said on Wednesday it will exercise the option on the first call date of…

Equatorial Guinea, Ghana to sign LNG supply deal

Rate this article By LNG World News Ghana president Akufo-Addo (left) and Equatorial Guinea president Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (right)(Image courtesy of presidency.gov.gh)Ghana and Equatorial Guinea are closing in on an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to augment Ghana’s energy security. The two countries have signed a memorandum of understanding in June…