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CO2 Capture Technology Ready for New Offshore Frontiers

Jan 02, 2024

If the industry has been capturing CO2 for decades, why all the innovation now?CO2 capture technology has been used for around a century in natural gas processing plants to separate out the commercially valuable methane. In the 1970s, that CO2 found purpose in advanced oil recovery. Now, carbon capture and storage (CCS) is reducing upstream CO2 emissions, with more applications to come.The processing technology is being adapted from onshore…

Brassavola Completes Maiden Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering Operation

Feb 19, 2024

Pavilion Energy, the charterer of Singapore’s recently delivered first membrane LNG bunker vessel Brassavola, has concluded its first Ship-to-Ship (STS) LNG bunkering operation.Pavilion Energy said on February 19, 2024, the bunkering operation to Rio Tinto chartered dual-fueled bulk carrier…

Will 2024 be the Year of AHTS Recovery?

Dec 21, 2023

As 2023 is drawing to a close we would once again invite the readers of Offshore Engineer Magazine to gaze into our crystal ball to see what 2024 might have in store for the offshore support vessel industry. Before diving straight into our forward-looking sentiments however…

China to Conduct Sea Trials for Its First Ultra-deepwater Drilling Ship

Dec 18, 2023

China will on Friday conduct sea trials for its first ocean research drilling vessel, capable of drilling at depths of more than 10,000 meters (32,800 feet), a key step towards beefing up the country's deep-sea oil and gas exploration capabilities…

O&G Industry: 30% of Risks in the Construction of Ships Can be Avoided

Dec 14, 2023

If there is anything that offshore ships, e.g. for the oil and gas industry have in common, it is the complexity. Think about an offshore support vessel, a platform supply vessel and a rig support vessel - all complex ships and often one offs…

Webinar: How to Overcome Dynamic Emulsion Layer Measurement Challenges

Nov 29, 2023

Asian Oil & Gas (AOG) is hosting a webinar on the groundbreaking patents that are pushing multiphase detection, measurement, and control technology forward.Throughout the oil and gas and petrochemical industries, liquid-to-liquid separation is a fundamental process…

Saipem Inks $1.9B in Contracts

Nov 29, 2023

Saipem won two offshore contracts, one in Guyana and the other in Brazil, worth approximately $1.9 billion.The first contract has been awarded by ExxonMobil’s subsidiary ExxonMobil Guyana Limited for the proposed Whiptail oilfield development located in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana…

Damen Wins Order to Build Vessel for Taiwan Offshore Wind Market

Nov 24, 2023

Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, (MOL)  and Taiwan-based Ta Tong Marine Co. have through their joint venture Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. (TSSM), signed a deal with the Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards for the construction of a new service operation vessel (SOV)…

Offshore Wind: Marco Polo Marine, Vestas Pen Deal for Newbuild CSOV

Nov 22, 2023

SGX-listed Marco Polo Marine has signed a framework agreement with wind turbine maker Vestas, which finalizes the previous Memorandum of Understanding signed in December 2022 between its Taiwan-based subsidiary, PKR Offshore Co., Ltd and Vestas Taiwan Co…

ABS Grants Approval for Bumi Armada FLNG Design

Nov 16, 2023

The American Bureau of Shipping has awarded an approval in principle (AIP) to Malaysian floating production firm Bumi Armada for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG)  infrastructure design. The new concept incorporates a barge-based liquefaction…

Court Battle Between Santos and Traditional Owners Continues

Nov 15, 2023

Santos has issued a statement after the decision of the Federal Court of Australia on November 15 ruling that pipelay activities can commence on an 86-kilometer section of pipeline for the Barossa Gas Export Pipeline (GEP) – but not south of kilometre point 86 (KP86)…

Barossa Project: BW Offshore's Massive FPSO Hull Sets Sail for Singapore

Nov 09, 2023

FPSO leasing company BW Offshore said Thursday that the hull of BW Opal, one of the largest FPSO hulls ever built and destined for Santos' Barossa gas project in Australia, had set sail from a yard in South Korea and was en route to Singapore for topside integration…

MMA Offshore Expands Fleet with 2016-Built Vessel "Offshore Solution"

Nov 09, 2023

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has acquired the vessel “Offshore Solution” to supplement its multi-purpose support vessel fleet. The Offshore Solution is a 2016 European-built, 54-meter, DP-2 multi-purpose support vessel fitted with two deck cranes…

ABS Approves New FPSO Newbuild Hull Design Concept

Nov 08, 2023

Classification society ABS announced it has granted approval in principle (AIP) for a the Sterling Streamline, a next generation concept design for large floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) newbuild hulls from India's Shapoorji Pallonji Energy (SPE)…

Japan Says to Ensure U.S. Sanctions on Russia LNG Project Won't Harm Supplies

Nov 08, 2023

Japan will make sure its energy supplies are not affected by sanctions the United States recently imposed on the Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia in which it has a stake, Industry Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Tuesday.Japan, the world's second-largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyer…

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