Archive for the ‘Gas’ Category

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…
John Faraclas BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points earlier on today given the Capes’ fall below the 300 point threshold and now stands at 663 points; mixed feelings for the Wets and perplexed Geopolitics makes it a bleak picture. John Faraclas’ brief daily...
March 5th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Gas, Intercargo, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

RMT responds to NAO report on oil and gas in the UK offshore decommissioning

RMT responds to NAO report on oil and gas in the UK offshore decommissioning
Mick Cash RMT responds to NAO report on oil and gas in the UK offshore decommissioning   General Secretary Mick Cash said;  “This is the only growth area of spending in the offshore oil and gas sector.  “Over the next decade UKCS decommissioning must benefit UK employment to reduce...
January 25th, 2019 | Energy, Gas, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Oil Industry, Rail | Read More

Shipping, logistics and marine giant GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

Shipping, logistics and marine giant GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)
  Samir Chaturvedi, KIZAD CEO and GAC Abu Dhabi’s Managing Director, Göran Eriksson Leading integrated shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC is opening a warehouse and open yard in the Middle East’s largest industrial zone and a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, Khalifa Industrial...
December 18th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Construction, Consumers Market, Gas, Logistics, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Wärtsilä: Reduce Opex and Become Greener

Wärtsilä: Reduce Opex and Become Greener
.. The oil & gas industry was plunged into turmoil when the oil price crashed in 2014. To get back on track, the industry has been forced to transform. It has been forced to figure out new ways of working and apply new solutions to remain profitable while oil price fluctuates. The question that...
November 30th, 2018 | Accountancy, Drill ships, Environment, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

FUGRO Generates AUD 10 million cost saving award-winning ROV deployment technique

FUGRO Generates AUD 10 million cost saving award-winning ROV deployment technique
Fugro’s award-winning PDROV technology delivers substantial cost-savings and operational improvements. Fugro’s innovative use of platform deployed ROV (PDROV) technology has demonstrated substantial reductions in the costs of subsea jacket inspections and significant operational improvements. Recognised...
November 21st, 2018 | Energy, Gas, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker
The vessel design 13 November 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has presented STX with approval in principle for a 50k dwt MR tanker design capable of using LNG as a fuel. This development is the result of close collaboration between STX and LR. STX incorporated an LNG-fuelled propulsion system...
November 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Gas, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?
Lloyd’s Register HQ’s in London Insight from companies across the world brings the future in focus on the pace and development of predictive analytics. A new industry report launched today – an extension of the global Technology Radar survey series produced by Lloyd’s Register (LR) –...
November 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Gas, Insight, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,231 …medieval figures that hurt

The BDI@1,231 …medieval figures that hurt
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) is now 1,016 points below the figure as of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitics with all types of wars dangerously spreading; IBIA’s 2018 Convention finale more than a cause to celebrate! John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI by...
November 8th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Gas, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Pollution, Reports | Read More

IMCA appoints head of Policy & Regulatory affairs

IMCA appoints head of Policy & Regulatory affairs
Margaret Fitzgerald Maritime lawyer joins the IMCA Secretariat The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Margaret Fitzgerald as its Head of Policy & Regulatory Affairs. She will represent the Association on all regulatory matters and lead its involvement with the...
November 1st, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Gas, HR, Oil Industry, Person Profiles | Read More

ICS Announces new edition of Best Practice Safety Guide for Gas Carrier Operators

ICS Announces new edition of Best Practice Safety Guide for Gas Carrier Operators
Cover imageICS Gas Guide The global trade association for ship operators, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has announced that it will soon be publishing a new edition of the ICS Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas). The ‘ICS Gas Guide’ is the definitive industry best practice guidance...
September 24th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Gas, Gas Carriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Regulatory | Read More

Bureau Veritas demonstrating expertise across the gas supply chain at Gastech 2018

Bureau Veritas demonstrating expertise across the gas supply chain at Gastech 2018
Bureau Veritas experts presenting on LNG carrier technology, small-scale LNG carriers / bunkering and LNG regasification for floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) Technology report available at Gastech addresses the technical and regulatory requirements of floating gas terminals – FSRUs...
September 14th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, Gas Carriers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points
John Faraclas The fall of the Capes was three times more than yesterday; the Geopolitics continue to be more than dodgy in many regions around Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ brief Market and Geopolitics recap: At 1,439 points the BDI becomes a bit vulnerable widening the gap since the end of December...
September 11th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ardent, Lloyd’s Register and Worley Parsons form a consortium

Ardent, Lloyd’s Register and Worley Parsons form a consortium
Reducing the burden: New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators. A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning is launched today, offering an end-to end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for...
May 1st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, Oil Industry | Read More

FUGRO provides seep hunting expertise offshore Brazil

FUGRO provides seep hunting expertise offshore Brazil
An actively seeping mud volcano as imaged by the MBE system of the Fugro Brasilis during calibration efforts. Working for multi-client geoscience data company, TGS, Fugro continues the hunt for hydrocarbon seeps, this time offshore Brazil. Two modern, purpose-built vessels – Fugro Brasilis and Fugro...
April 27th, 2018 | Energy, Gas, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Maersk supply service completes first project with its new stingray SSV Maersk installer

Maersk supply service completes first project with its new stingray SSV Maersk installer
. Maersk Supply Service has successfully completed the first contract for one of its Stingray-class new-build subsea support vessel, Maersk Installer, with McDermott. Maersk Installer joined the project in January 2018, supporting the Vashishta  development off the East Coast of India. This is part...
March 1st, 2018 | Energy, Gas, Oil Industry | Read More

The New Legal Regime for the Hydrocarbon Market in Mexico

The New Legal Regime for the Hydrocarbon Market in Mexico
Marcela Marquez The New Legal Regime for the Hydrocarbon Market in Mexico by Marcela Marquez*, Mexico City, Mexico The Energy Reform approved in 2013 developed a new legal regime for oil and gas exploration and extraction activities as well as the electric sector. The two main state-owned companies:...
February 1st, 2018 | Comment, Gas, Legal, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More

FUGRO boosts offshore wind projects in Taiwan

FUGRO boosts offshore wind projects in Taiwan
The Fugro Equinbox Global experience at over 100 offshore wind farms has led to involvement for Fugro in the emerging offshore wind farm market in Taiwan.  Complementing its 30 years of experience offshore Taiwan, Fugro has completed geotechnical and geophysical surveys for feasibility studies, installation,...
October 13th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

ΗAEE Brussels Gas Forum October 19th, 2017

ΗAEE Brussels Gas Forum October 19th, 2017
The future of Natural Gas in Greece and Cyprus in the context of geopolitical developments and the regulatory and economic policies of their governments, with emphasis on free energy market behavior, is the theme of the Forum organized by the Greek think tank for Energy Economics (HAEE), entitled “HAEE...
October 12th, 2017 | Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas | Read More

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 28 points since last Friday and now stands at 1,328 points; Geopolitics continue to get sour on all fronts everywhere on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost 67 points with the BCI now reading 2,671 points… The Panamaxes’...
October 2nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Gas, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMCA joins WFPIA

Allen Leatt The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has become a Sister Association member of the World Federation of Pipe Line Industry Associations (WFPIA). WFPIA provides a platform for collaboration amongst the associations related in one way or another to the onshore and offshore...
September 7th, 2017 | Associations, Gas | Read More

Gas to become world’s primary energy source by 2035

Gas to become world’s primary energy source by 2035
Elisabeth Tørstad, CEO, DNV GL – Oil & Gas Oil and gas will be crucial components of the world’s energy future, according to DNV GL’s forecast of the energy transition. While renewable energy will grow its share of the energy mix, oil and gas will account for 44% of world energy supply in...
September 5th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, News, Oil Industry | Read More

Framo wins contract to deliver pump systems to GasLog

Framo wins contract to deliver pump systems to GasLog
GasLog LNG Tanker. Image courtesy of GasLog Framo has won the contract to deliver pump systems (Sea Water Lift Pumps) for a potential Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) for the shipowner GasLog at Samsung Heavy Industries.  The order was placed shortly after Framo signed a supply agreement...
August 29th, 2017 | Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Borr Drilling for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Borr Drilling for listing
28/08/2017 – At its meeting on 28 August 2017, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Borr Drilling Ltd. to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board resolved to grant an exemption from the listing requirements regarding three years’ history and activity, cf. the Listing...
August 28th, 2017 | Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Stock Markets | Read More

Prelude officially enters into Lloyd’s Register class

Prelude officially enters into Lloyd’s Register class
Prelude being towed to Australia 23 August 2017 – Shell’s floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility Prelude has officially entered into Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. At 488 metres long, 74 metres wide and displacing about 600,000 tonnes of water, Prelude is the largest floating offshore...
August 23rd, 2017 | Gas, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime
Kjell Einar Eriksson Opportunities for digitalization are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. However, there are few practical use cases of it yet. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns of Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg...
August 18th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More