Daily Archives: January 18, 2017

Guyana government to form petroleum directorate

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ After oil discoveries offshore Guyana came into the spotlight in recent months, the Ministry of Natural Resources has decided to form a Petroleum Directorate. Guyana and its oil prospects have received a lot of attention in recent months after the U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil declared that its world-class Liza oil discovery in the…

Dresser-Rand’s first micro-scale LNG solution starts up

By LNG World News Image courtesy of Dresser-RandDresser-Rand, part of Siemens Power and Gas, has commissioned its first micro-scale natural gas liquefaction system at the Ten Man LNG facility in Pennsylvania, U.S. The modular, portable solution, developed by the Dresser-Rand, allows the operator, Frontier Natural Resources, to monetize stranded gas assets at Tenaska Resources’s Mainesburg…

Video: first small-scale LNG reload in Lithuania

By LNG World News The first small-scale LNG reload operation in Lithuania took place earlier this month at the Klaipedos Nafta-operated liquefied natural gas terminal in the port of Klaipeda. On January 2, the Skangas-chartered Coral Energy small-scale LNG carrier, Coral Energy, loaded 15,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas from the FSRU Independence, serving…

MISC begins FSO conversion work for Chevron

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Maritime solutions and services provider MISC Berhad has begun the FSO Benchamas 2 conversion work for Chevron at the MMHE West Yard in Pasir Gudang, Malaysia. To remind, MISC’s wholly-owned subsidiary, MISC Offshore Floating Terminals (MOFT), signed a contract for the lease and operation of an FSO vessel for the Benchamas 2 project…

Tata company eyes stake in Swan Energy’s Jafrabad FSRU project

By LNG World News Artistic rendering of the FSRU project (Image courtesy of Swan LNG)Swan Energy received an expression of interest from a Tata Group company, Tata Realty and Infrastructure, for 10 percent equity in Swan LNG, the company developing the FSRU-based LNG import terminal in Jafrabad, Gujarat. In another filing to the Indian stock…