Daily Archives: January 18, 2017

Siem scraps another PSV order

By Offshore Energy Today.. Shipping company Siem Offshore has canceled another order for a platform supply vessel (PSV) made in Poland. The company ordered four dual fueled PSVs of VS 4411 DF design from Poland’s Remontowa Shipbuilding over three years ago, in December 2013. This type of platform supplier has an overall length of 89…

Trinidad’s LNG production continues to slide

By LNG World News LNG production at Trinidad and Tobago’s Point Fortin liquefaction and export facility dropped 36 percent in November as compared to the same month a year ago due to ongoing gas supply shortfalls in the country. Atlantic LNG’s 14.8 mtpa facility produced 1.83 million cubic meters in August, as compared to 2.28…

PHOTO: Ensco jack-up leaves Port of Esbjerg after service stay

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Denmark’s Port of Esbjerg on Tuesday shared a photo on its social media channels showing the Ensco 72 jack-up drilling rig departing after a service stay. According to the update from the port, the Ensco 72 had left earlier this week after a two-month stay during which the rig underwent comprehensive service and…

Edeltech in talks to buy 15 BCM of Leviathan gas

By Offshore Energy Today Noble Energy and its partners in the giant Leviathan gas field offshore Israel are working towards sealing another gas offtake deal ahead of the expected final investment decision for the project. Noble’s Israeli partner Delek said on Wednesday afternoon that a non-binding letter of intent was signed with Edeltech for the…

Songa rig sent for repairs after water leak in pump room

By Offshore Energy Today.. Songa Offshore has informed that its Cat D rig Songa Encourage is undergoing repairs in Norway, following water leakage on the rig in early January. To remind, on January 2, 2017, a water ingress was observed in a pump room on board the semi-submersible rig Songa Encourage. At the time of…

Swift secures Ichthys entertainment contract

By LNG World News Digital entertainment and communications service provider Swift Networks has won a contract to supply a range of services to the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG project in Australia. Under the deal, Swift will provide entertainment, connectivity, maintenance and support services to accommodation and common facilities for the project’s central processing facility and floating…

Cooper reaches target gas sales for Sole FID

By Offshore Energy Today.. Australian company Cooper Energy has increased the gas sales volumes from the Sole field off Australia thus taking Sole to FID sales target. Cooper said on Wednesday it has signed an expansion to its existing gas sales agreement with AGL Energy that will increase annual contract quantity from 6.6 petajoules (PJ)…

Höegh LNG orders new FSRUs at South Korean shipyards

By LNG World News Höegh LNG on Wednesday signed shipbuilding contracts with Samsung Heavy Industries and Hyundai Heavy Industries for two FSRUs. The contract with SHI follows the letter of intent signed December 7, 2016, for one FSRU and three optional units. The FSRUs will have a storage capacity of 170,000 cubic meters and a…

Statoil picks up drilling permit for Mim wildcat

By Offshore Energy Today.. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum a drilling permit for wellbore 6507/3-12, in the Norwegian Sea. The wellbore 6507/3-12 will be drilled from the Deepsea Bergen semi-submersible drilling rig. The Norwegian Sea prospect where the exploration well will be drilled is named Mim. The drilling program for wellbore…

Ulstein delivers construction vessel Island Venture (GALLERY)

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Norwegian offshore shipbuilder and designer Ulstein has delivered the Island Venture offshore construction vessel (OCV) to a joint venture between Edison Chouest Offshore and Island Offshore. Ulstein delivered the vessel on Tuesday and said that it was the largest offshore construction vessel from Ulstein Verft so far. According to the contract signed by…