Daily Archives: January 24, 2017

GALLERY: Simek hands over new Arctic class PSV to GulfMark

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ GulfMark Offshore, a provider of offshore support vessels, has taken delivery of an Arctic class PSV, named the North Barents, from Simek AS shipyard in Norway. GulfMark said on Monday that the platform supply vessel was delivered to its Norwegian subsidiary, GulfMark Norge. The company added that the North Barents was built by…

MOL joins partnership to study LNG-fueled bulker

By LNG World News Mitsui O.S.K. Lines teamed up with five companies to study a liquefied natural gas-fueled Capesize bulker. The Japanese company joined forces with BHP Billiton, DNV GL, Rio Tinto, Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute (SDARI) and Woodside Energy. The letter of agreement between the six companies was signed ver the…

Teekay LNG nets $35 million in bonds sale

By LNG World News Image courtesy of TeekayTeekay LNG Partners, one of the world’s largest owners of LNG carriers, has completed its previously announced bond issue in the Norwegian bond market. Bermuda-based Teekay LNG has issued NOK 300 million ($35 million) in new senior unsecured bonds through an add-on to its existing Norwegian bonds due…

BP: Tangguh hits cargo deliveries record in 2016

By LNG World News Energy giant BP, the operator of the Tangguh LNG project in indonesia, said the facility dispatched 119 cargoes of the chilled fuel in 2016, reaching a record production. The total volume shipped from the facility is equivalent to 117.9 standard cargoes, which according to BP’s measurements is 148,000-cbm of tanker capacity….

Ensco defers drillship delivery

By Offshore Energy Today.. UK-based drilling contractor Ensco has agreed with a South Korean shipyard to postpone the delivery of a newbuild drillship by two years. Ensco recently entered into an amendment to the Ensco DS-10 drillship construction contract with the shipyard constructing it, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). Ensco informed on Monday that, under the…

BP sells Magnus field, pipeline stakes to EnQuest

By Offshore Energy Today BP will sell portions of its interests in the Magnus oil field and some associated pipeline infrastructure in the UK northern North Sea and in the Sullom Voe Terminal (SVT) on Shetland to EnQuest. The British oil major said that the sale includes 25 percent of BP’s 100 percent stake in…

AGDC inks Alaska LNG cooperation deal with BP

By LNG World News Alaska Gasline Development Corporation signed a deal with UK-based energy giant BP to collaborate in the development of the financial and tolling structure intended to advance the Alaska gasline and LNG project. The deal would assist in developing a commercial structure of the LNG project to enable financing, AGDC said in…

Spectrum starts 2D survey offshore Brazil

By Offshore Energy Today.. Spectrum has announced the start of a 6,000 km multi-client 2D survey in the Potiguar Basin, offshore Brazil. The company said on Tuesday that the new acquisition program is an extension of its 2013 Potiguar Phase 1 survey. The survey is acquired in partnership with BGP. Spectrum’s Equatorial Margin database offshore…

Eni and Nigeria strengthen energy ties

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ The Minister of Petroleum Resources and the chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, and Eni CEO, Claudio Descalzi, have signed a MoU to further strengthen the longstanding partnership in Nigeria. NNPC and Eni, through its subsidiaries Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) and Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE), signed a…