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Petronas Starts Construction of Malaysia's First Nearshore FLNG Facility

Apr 01, 2024

Malaysia’s state-owned energy company Petronas has started the construction of its nearshore floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit, set to become Malaysia’s first such facility once in operation.A steel cutting ceremony for the nearshore FLNG facility was held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Shipyard in Geoje Island, South Korea.This third FLNG facility by Petronas is designed to produce up to 2…

Exxon Mobil Continues to Ramp Up LNG Portfolio

Mar 22, 2024

Exxon Mobil is ahead of schedule with its plan to double the size of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) portfolio to 40 million tons per annum (mtpa) by 2030 and will focus on selling its own gas rather than trading that of third parties, said Peter Clarke…

Quick Connect: OAL Subsea Pipeline Completed

Mar 01, 2024

Making a twist on the proverb 'necessity is the mother of invention', GASCADE Gastransport GmbH and StreamTec Solutions AG completed the Ostsee Anbindungsleitung (OAL) subsea pipeline connecting the Mukran LNG terminal to the German energy grid at Lubmin in 18 months…

Samsung Heavy Industries Gets $1.5B FLNG Order

Jan 05, 2024

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a new floating LNG production unit worth $1.5 billion.SHI formed a consortium with Black & Veatch for the delivery of the new FLNG unit…

Shell Restarts LNG Loadings from Prelude

Dec 28, 2023

Shell said on Thursday it has resumed loading liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes from its Prelude facility offshore Australia following major maintenance.The giant floating LNG production facility located some 475 km (300 miles) off the west…

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…

Inpex Raises Full-year Profit Guidance Despite Prelude Impairment Loss

Nov 09, 2023

Japan's top oil and gas producer Inpex on Thursday increased its full-year net profit forecast to 340 billion yen ($2.3 billion) on expectations of higher oil prices and a weaker yen and after record nine-month earnings.Inpex had earlier forecast net profit for the year at 320 billion yen…

Shell's Australian FLNG Facility Poised for Mid-November Restart

Oct 18, 2023

Shell is expected to complete maintenance at its flagship Prelude liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility off Australia by mid-November, two sources close to the project told Reuters on Wednesday.The British energy giant started maintenance work at the 3…

Malaysian FPSO Firm Bumi Armada Gets Hold of Indonesian Block with Two Discoveries

Sep 26, 2023

Bumi Armada Berhad, a Malaysian company known for its FPSO leasing business, said Monday it had, via its subsidiary Armada Akia B.V (“AABV”) and its co-bidder, Pexco Tarakan NV, signed a Production Sharing Contract with the Ministry of Energy…

Baker Hughes to Deliver Compressor Trains for Petronas FLNG Facility

Apr 20, 2023

Oilfield services and technology firm Baker Hughes has won an order by Black & Veatch, a subcontractor to the JGC and Samsung Heavy Industries consortium, to deliver two LM9000-driven compressor trains for the Petronas nearshore liquefied natural gas facility in Sabah…

Samsung Heavy Industries Taps GTT for Tank Design of New FLNG Unit

Mar 28, 2023

French engineering firm GTT said Tuesday it had received an order from its South Korea-based shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries for the tank design of a new Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) unit. According to GTT, Samsung is building the FLNG for 'an Asian company…

Report: Output from Shell's Prelude FLNG Shut Again

Dec 22, 2022

Shell has stopped production at its Prelude floating LNG plant off Western Australia after a fire.A Shell spokesperson told Reuters on Thursday that the fire at the giant FLNG unit 'was rapidly extinguished.'The 488-meter-long, Shell-operated…

Floating Production Market Is Booming

Aug 30, 2022

The market for floating production systems is booming, according to World Energy Reports' (WER) latest assessment of activity and developments in the offshore oil and gas market.“Business conditions and market sentiment in the deepwater sector have seldom been so positive…

Shell, Unions Reach Deal to End Strike at Prelude FLNG

Aug 23, 2022

Shell and unions representing workers at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility have reached a wage deal to end a long-running strike and restart production at the site off northwest Australia, they said on Wednesday.Shell shut the 3…

Shell's Giant Prelude FLNG Unit to Remain Shut for Longer as Pay Dispute Continues

Aug 18, 2022

Unions at Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) site off Australia have extended industrial action to Sept. 1 over a long-running pay dispute, the company said on Thursday. Shell shut down the 3.6-million-tonne-a-year site…

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