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Fire at Oil India Well Extinguished after Nearly Six Months

Nov 16, 2020

State-run explorer Oil India Ltd said on Monday a deadly fire at its well in eastern India that that started raging nearly six months ago has been 'doused completely.''There is no pressure in the well now and the same will be observed for 24 hrs to check,' Oil India said in a filing to exchanges on Monday.Oil India had suspended operations at the gas well in its Baghjan oilfield in the Tinsukia district in eastern Assam state on May 27 after an uncontrolled gas emission…

Prime Minister Modi: India to Double Refining Capacity in 5 Years

Nov 23, 2020

India plans to nearly double its oil refining capacity in the next five years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, offering a much more aggressive timeline than previously despite the coronavirus pandemic blighting the economy.The country's energy minister was quoted http://www…

Höegh LNG to Supply FSRU in India in Q1 2021

Nov 19, 2020

Höegh LNG has entered into a binding commitment to supply H-Energy with an FSRU in Jaigarh, India from as early as the first quarter of 2021.Jaigarh is south of Mumbai in Maharashtra state, India. The final agreement will be for 10 years with annual termination options after year five…

IRClass Classes India's First LNG-FSRU

Oct 29, 2020

Ship classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has classed India’s first LNG-FSRU.Built at Hyundai Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, the 180,000 cu.m, the Indian-flagged, is designed for continuous operations without the need for drydocking over a period of 20 years…

India's ONGC Awards 10-Year Charter for Armada Sterling FPSO

Sep 25, 2020

Malaysian offshore vessel operator Bumi Armada, has via its JV company with Shapoorji Pallonji, secured a ten-year charter for the Armada Sterling FPSO with the Indian oil giant ONGC.Bumi Armada said Friday that under the contract Armada Sterling…

India's ONGC Douses Fire on Offshore Gas-fed Plant

Sep 24, 2020

A fire at an Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) plant caused by a pipeline rupture has cut gas supplies to customers including power and fertiliser companies, said a person familiar with the matter at gas marketing firm GAIL (India) Ltd.The fire…

Ampelmann Nets Gangway Deal with McDermott in India

Sep 08, 2020

Dutch offshore gangway solutions provider Ampelmann has won a contract that will see one of its crew-transfer gangways deployed offshore India.Ampelmann said Tuesday that it had signed a contract with offshore engineering and construction firm…

Sparrows' Crane for Vedanta's Offshore Facilities in India

Jul 27, 2020

Sparrows Group has secured a three-year contract renewal to supply a rental crane to Vedanta Resources Limited, extending its relationship with the company to nine years.A Sparrows manufactured ECR-20 crane will be mobilized to the Lakshmi and Gauri oil and gas fields of Cairn Oil & Gas…

India's Deepwater Gas Output Pressured by Low Spot LNG Prices

Jul 21, 2020

India’s new deepwater gas production could be under pressure from low spot LNG prices, says Wood Mackenzie.Deepwater is expected to drive India’s gas production growth, adding over 1 billion cubic foot per day (bcfd) of new supply by 2023. However…

Essar Steel Seeking LNG Cargoes for 2021-2023

Jul 08, 2020

India's Essar Steel is seeking liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes for delivery over 2021 to 2023, two industry sources said on Tuesday.It is seeking 30 trillion British thermal units (TBtu) for delivery over the three years in a tender which closes on Tuesday…

ABS Certifies Jack-Up Rig Steel after Remote Survey

Jul 07, 2020

Classification and consultancy company ABS has provided a remote survey for steel certification at a steel mill, enabling Lamprell to continue work on jack-up drilling rigs, despite COVID-19 restrictions.Lamprell ordered 8855 MT of steel for…

Is Asia’s Offshore Wind Sector Ready For Take-off?

Jul 01, 2020

With virtually unlimited technical potential, offshore wind could play a critical role in helping to decarbonize the region, Wood Mackenzie's  Asia Pacific Vice-Chair Gavin Thompson writes.Asia’s pathway to a low carbon future is challenging…

Shearwater Nabs Seismic Acquisition Work in India

Jul 01, 2020

Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract for offshore survey work in India, with Oil India Limited.The project for Oil India Ltd. is a combined 3D and 2D towed streamer seismic acquisition- and processing contract in the Andaman Sea and Kerala-Konkan coastal waters offshore India…

India to End Federal Control of Gas prices, Lift LNG transport Use

Jun 26, 2020

India will gradually end federal controls on gas pricing as it seeks to attract foreign investment and technology to lift local output, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday.India, which is a large emitter of greenhouse gases and has multiple gas pricing regimes…

Seamec Awards Fugro a 3-Year IRM Deal Offshore India

Jun 18, 2020

Dutch offshore services company Fugro has won a 3-year inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) contract with Seamec in India.Under the contract, Fugro will support Seamec's asset management project for oil company  ONGC off the west coast of India…

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