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Seismic Surveys Delayed in US Arctic

Feb 11, 2019

There will be no seismic exploration this winter on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Interior Department said on Friday, after the company seeking permission to conduct the tests ran out of time to get the required permit…

Blockchain to Track Sustainable Biofuel

Feb 04, 2019

Japanese shipping company NYK, global mining company BHP, green biofuel company GoodFuels and the developer of blockchain applications for the maritime industry Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC) bunkered biofuel in the tanks a BHP vessel in Netherlands…

Bid to Suspend Total's Guyana Drilling Rejected

Feb 01, 2019

A French court has rejected an urgent request by environmental groups including Greenpeace and Surfrider Foundation Europe to deny oil and gas major Total permission to proceed with plans to drill off the coast of French Guyana.The environmental…

BP to Expand Emissions Disclosure

Feb 01, 2019

BP has agreed to broaden its disclosure on greenhouse gas emissions to show how it thinks future investments in oil and gas align with U.N.-backed climate goals, it said on Friday.Following talks with a large group of investors, BP also agreed…

Sunoco Pipeline to Pay $5.4 mln for Oil Spills

Jan 31, 2019

Pipeline operator Sunoco Pipeline LP has agreed to pay roughly $5.4 million to settle claims over crude oil spills from 2013 to 2015 in three U.S. states, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement late on Wednesday.* Sunoco, an Energy Transfer LP unit…

Ecoslops and Suez Canal Economic Zone Ink Second Agreement

Jan 30, 2019

Ecoslops, the producer of recycled marine fuels from oil residues, and Suez Canal Economic Zone signed a new agreement, further to the signature of an agreement for a detailed feasibility study in January 2018.A press release said that the firms…

New Design for Liquid Hydrogen Bunkering Vessel Unveiled

Jan 29, 2019

Design and engineering services company Moss Maritime has, in cooperation with Equinor, the global maritime industry group Wilhelmsen and DNV GL, developed a design for a liquefied hydrogen (LH2) bunker vessel.The vessel design comes at a time when hydrogen is developing into a viable solution…

BIOFUELS: Clariant, ExxonMobil, REG Partners on Research

Jan 23, 2019

Clariant  signed a joint research agreement with ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) to evaluate the potential use of cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste and residues to produce biofuel, which has the potential to play a role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions…

Carbon Trust to Make Offshore Wind Vessels Greener

Jan 23, 2019

The Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA)  issued a Request for Information (RFI)  on the potential to reduce emissions and fuel consumption in offshore vessels. OWA plans to start a new industry competition next month.The RFI is the…

Equinor Pushes Shore Power, Cuts CO2

Jan 20, 2019

Norwegian oil major Equinor said that NorSea opened a shore power supply station at the Dusavik supply base in Stavanger, Norway, on January 18.'The base is the latest in a string of supply bases where vessels operating on Equinor contracts…

LNG REPORT: 143 LNG-Powered Vessels in Operation, 270 to Come

Jan 17, 2019

Currently, the liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered fleet has grown globally from 118 LNG-powered vessels in operation in 2017, to 143 LNG-powered vessels in operation – with a further 135 on order and 135 LNG-ready ships either in operation or on order…

Adnoc Fleet Slashes Carbon Emission 23%

Jan 16, 2019

Adnoc Logistics & Services (Adnoc   L&S) announced that it has reduced fuel consumption and carbon emissions by 23% across a fleet of 27 vessels.The marine and logistics subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc ) said in a press…

Singapore MPA, Société Générale Join LNG Advocacy Group

Jan 16, 2019

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) advocacy group SEA\LNG has announced the appointment of Paul Taylor representing Société Générale and Capt M. Segar representing MPA (The Maritime and Port Authority) of Singapore as Directors of SEA\LNG Ltd.Following elections last December…

Ship Fuel: Singapore Bunker Volumes Dip, 2019 Uncertain

Jan 16, 2019

Sales of marine fuels in Singapore, the world's biggest ship fueling port by volume, totaled 49.8 million tonnes in 2018, down 2 percentfrom a record the year before, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said on Monday.December sales volumes of marine fuels…

Alaska Officials Probe BP's Prudhoe Bay Wells After Spill

Jan 15, 2019

Regulators in the U.S. state of Alaska will investigate all of the oil and natural gas wells operated by BP Plc at its Prudhoe Bay oil field after the release of a small amount of crude oil and gas from a well that had earlier been shut.The…

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