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AOG Daily: 2019 / August

Houston pipeline operator Kinder Morgan (KMI) plans to invest $170 million in various expansion projects along the Houston Ship Channel. Image: Kinder Morgan The investment…
Thursday, 15 August 2019 09:13

US Patent Approval for Wave Energy Featured

AW-Energy Oy, a Finnish wave energy technology developer, received an “approval” for AW-Energy’s patent application from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Jussi…
Thursday, 15 August 2019 04:51

Woodside H1 Profit Slumps

Woodside Petroleum flagged a challenging near-term outlook on Thursday as it grapples to win over its partners to back $34 billion worth of new oil…
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 16:52

North Sea Spot Market Remains Challenging

The North Sea spot market has improved during the second quarter of 2019, as a result of increased rig activity, said Viking Supply Ships. Trond…
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 19:51

Total Extends Pacific Santa Ana Gig

Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling has been awarded a one-well extension for its drillship working for French oil major Total in Offshore Mauritania. Image: Pacific…
Occidental Petroleum Corp expects to quickly reduce the $40 billion in debt it took on with its purchase of Anadarko Petroleum, the company's finance chief…
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 05:27

Massive TP's Shipped for Taiwan Windfarm

Jumbo reports completion of a shipment of the "heaviest, tallest and the largest diameter "Transition Pieces (TP’s) it has ever transported. Photo: Jumbo The TP’s…
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 03:33

UK Gas Prices Rise as Norway Imports Dip

British wholesale gas prices rose on Tuesday morning as imports from Norway fell, creating undersupply. © DJ Mattaar / Adobe Stock Within-day gas price up…
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 03:24

Chinese Ship Returns to Vietnam's EEZ

A Chinese survey ship returned to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone off its coast on Tuesday, ship tracking data showed, less than a week after it…
Monday, 12 August 2019 18:51

UK Offshore Wind Attracts Investments

Power companies including Ørsted, Vattenfall, Innogy, SSE and Scottish Power and financial investors such as infrastructure and pension funds are active in UK offshore wind…
Monday, 12 August 2019 18:50

Flowserve Inks Deal for Prelude FLNG

Flowserve Corporation (FLS), a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, has entered into a five-year contract with Shell Australia…
Australia is on track to surpass Qatar as the world’s largest LNG exporter, according to Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science (DIIS). Graph Source:…
Monday, 12 August 2019 18:40

PetroLogistics Contract Goes to McDermott

Texas-based PetroLogistics II, a portfolio company of Quantum Energy Partners, has awarded McDermott International, Inc. a contract to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for…
Monday, 12 August 2019 18:38

Offshore Wind Cable Market to Reach $3B

The global offshore wind cable market is estimated to grow at CAGR above 16% over the forecast time frame 2019 to 2026 and reach the…
Clean Arctic Alliance has sent its second letter to Cosco, in which the NGOs urge the Chinese liner company to make public what fuel types…
Canadian-Norwegian battery maker Corvus Energy announced that it has finalized an investment deal with Shell Ventures. Pic: Corvus Energy The investment is a step towards…
Monday, 12 August 2019 16:28

DNV GL Launches OMA Services

The world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body DNV GL launched a new service in The Operational Modal Analysis (OMA), also known…
Monday, 12 August 2019 07:07

Centrica Extends Stork Contract

Fluor Corporation announced that Stork, part of Fluor’s Diversified Services segment, was awarded a contract extension by Centrica Storage Limited to continue providing fabric maintenance…
Global commodities trader Trafigura has started shipments of Permian basin crude to the Corpus Christi oil hub in Texas via the newly operational Cactus II…
The liquefied natural gas company headquartered in Houston Cheniere Energy said that through Cheniere Partners, it is developing six natural gas liquefaction Trains at the…
Sunday, 11 August 2019 20:02

Mayer Brown Advises on HK FSRU Project

Law firm Mayer Brown advised CLP Power Hong Kong on the Hong Kong offshore LNG terminal project, which involves the use of floating storage and…
There has been a growing interest among oil and gas companies in adopting the Industrial Internet to improve sustainability and market competitiveness, said a study.…
Friday, 09 August 2019 17:49

Oil Outlook Becomes Gloomier: Rystad

Rystad Energy said the oil market was going “from gloomy to gloomier”, calling into question the consultancy's own bullish view for the first part of…
Friday, 09 August 2019 17:48

Qatar Invests in US Midstream Crude firm

Qatar's sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has purchased a significant stake in US-based Oryx Midstream Services, the largest privately held crude midstream provider…
Chinese oil trader Unipec chartered a supertanker to ship U.S. crude to China in September, trading sources said, the first such cargo since U.S. President…
Friday, 09 August 2019 03:08

Venezuela, China Expanding Crude Oil JV

A Venezuelan oil joint venture with a state-owned Chinese company has started an expansion project to boost output to 165,000 barrels per day (bpd), President…
Thursday, 08 August 2019 16:39

U.S. LPG Exports Grow by 22%: Dorian LPG

U.S. liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) exports have grown year-over-year by 22% to 22.5 million tons year-to-date (YTD) and Middle East exports have grown on the…
Thursday, 08 August 2019 16:35

DNV GL Can Issue IECRE Certificates Now

The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has become the world’s first certification body approved to issue IECRE - International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)…
Thursday, 08 August 2019 07:47

Anadarko Shareholders Go for Cash in Oxy Buyout Featured

Shareholders of Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to sell the company for $38 billion to rival Occidental Petroleum Corp, ending a short-lived contest…
Energy Transfer LP said on Thursday it was in discussions to build an export facility in Texas capable of handling supertankers with the capacity to…
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