Oil & Gas
AUGUST 7, 2015—Inspectors from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) are keeping a sharp eye on Shell’s “top-hole” drilling operations being conducted off of Alaska in the Chukchi Sea.…
AUGUST 6, 2015 — Paris headquartered offshore services giant Bourbon reported record first half 2015 adjusted revenues of €758.8 million, a 13.1% increase on the equivalent period last year, but down 6.8% on second half…
AUGUST 6, 2015 — Bechtel reports that it has been selected by Delfin LNG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fairwood Peninsula Energy Corporation, to perform front-end engineering and design for the first U.S.-based floating liquefied natural…
AUGUST 3, 2015 — Arendal, Norway, headquartered P&I club Gard notes that last month's settlement by BP brings to an end the outstanding major claim elements of Deepwater Horizon case.The current estimate is that claims…
JULY 29, 2015 — The icebreaker MV Fennica, which suffered damage to its hull on July 3, may have been damaged by a previously uncharted shoal. At the time, the ship was carrying the capping…
JULY 28, 2015 — Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam, The Netherlands, recently handed over a Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier 2610 to a long time customer, family-run Groen Offshore, Guard & Support. Named after the 10-year…
JULY 23, 2015 — Congressional opposition to Arctic drilling remains strong. Nonetheless the Obama administration continues to allow Shell's Chukchi Sea drilling program to proceed — under a number of limitations. Among those making strong…
JULY 22, 2015 — With $960 million in financing secured for its first GoFLNG project (see earlier story), Golar LNG Limited has reached agreements for conversion of a third Moss type LNG carrier to a…
JULY 21, 2015 — Excelerate Energy L.P. reports that it has completed the first Ship-to-Ship (STS) transfer of LNG at the Engro Elengy LNG Terminal, Port Qasim, Pakistan. Excelerate's floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU),…
JULY 20, 2015—Golar LNG Limited reports that it has received an underwritten financing commitment for its first GoFLNG project, which involves the conversion of the Moss LNG carrier Hilli to a floating liquefaction vessel, for…
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