Daily Archives: September 29, 2017

Proxy firm endorses Ensco-Atwood merger ahead of shareholders meet

By Offshore Energy Today.. Egan-Jones, an independent proxy advisory firm, has joined Glass Lewis, another advisory firm, in endorsing Ensco’s acquisition of Atwood Oceanics ahead of shareholders meeting in October. Ensco informed on Friday that Egan-Jones recommended that Ensco shareholders vote “FOR” the pending all-stock acquisition of Atwood Oceanics at the company’s upcoming general meeting…

Shell working to resolve Corrib output disruption (Ireland)

By Offshore Energy Today.. Oil major Shell and Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) are working to resolve a gas disruption problem at one of the most significant engineering projects ever undertaken in Ireland, the Corrib offshore gas development. According to a Thursday report by Reuters, unodorized gas entered the network from the country’s Corrib offshore gas…

KNOT Offshore closes deal for Lena Knutsen shuttle tanker

By Offshore Energy Today.. Shuttle tankers operator KNOT Offshore Partners has completed its acquisition of the ownership interests in the company that owns and operates the shuttle tanker Lena Knutsen (KNOT Shuttle Tankers 26). KNOT Offshore announced the deal to buy the shuttle tanker back in August this year. The acquisition was done for an…

India’s GAIL seeks four LNG cargoes for Nov-Dec delivery

By LNG World News Image courtesy of Petronet LNGIndia’s gas utility GAIL has reportedly issued a tender seeking four cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for delivery across November and December. The first delivery is due November 10-30, with the remainder split between the first and the second half of December, Reuters reported on Friday…

Hyundai Mipo gets LR nod for LNG cargo handling system

By LNG World News South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has received approval in principle from Lloyd’s Register for a cargo handling system design for a 6,600-cbm LNG bunkering vessel. Hyundai Mipo and the Hyundai Heavy Industries Corporate Research Centre jointly developed the cargo handling system design based on their extensive experience of building gas carriers,…

World’s largest FSRU named in South Korea

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has named its MOL FSRU Challenger during a ceremony held at the Okpo shipyard of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd in South Korea. The company claims the FSRU to be the largest in the world. MOL president and CEO Junichiro Ikeda named the vessel on Thursday, September 28….

OEEC: Meet Onboard, the maritime internet of things

By Offshore Energy Today The long awaited Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) annually held in Amsterdam is just around the corner. Apart from the exhibition and conference program, the event, celebrating its tenth anniversary, will this year for the first time host a start-up zone, where 11 start-up companies will showcase their innovative products…

Petrobras scoops six offshore blocks in 14th bidding round

By Offshore Energy Today.. Brazil’s oil giant Petrobras has acquired seven blocks in the 14th Round of Bids under the Shared Production regime, six of which offshore and one onshore Brazil. The bidding round was held on Wednesday by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP). The ANP said earlier this week…

Japan’s MOL names world’s largest FSRU

By LNG World News Mitsui O.S.K. Lines of Japan on Friday held a naming ceremony for the MOL FSRU Challenger at the Okpo shipyard of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea. This is the first FSRU for MOL to independently build, own and operate. The MOL FSRU Challenger will provide storage and regasification…

Golden platform supplier to stay with Total in Nigeria until 2018

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Total E&P Nigeria has awarded Golden Energy Offshore, a Norway-based shipowner and operator of offshore service vessels, a three-month extension for its Energy Scout platform supply vessel (PSV). To remind, the company announced at the end of June that it had entered into a contract with Total E&P Nigeria for the PSV Energy…