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AOG Daily: 2019 / February

Monday, 18 February 2019 02:13

Reserves at Snoehvit Gas Field Cut

Reserves at Equinor's Snoehvit field, the only producing natural gas field in the Barents Sea, were revised down by 8.5 percent, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate…
The first turbine of the 1,218-MW Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm in the North Sea, the world’s biggest such facility, has been installed and is…
Belgian offshore wind developer SeaMade NV has selected Waves Group to provide Marine Warranty Surveyor services for the construction of two Belgian sector offshore wind…
The first ever ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) was completed in The Bahamas by Excelerate Energy and Equinor Energy AS. Image: Excelerate…
Denmark’s Welcon has received the order to produce the first TetraSpar floating offshore foundation for a consortium comprising Shell, Innogy and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies. Image:…
Sunday, 17 February 2019 16:01

Polaris Bunkered in Finland

The world’s first LNG-fueled icebreaker, Polaris, received liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel in January from the Pori LNG import terminal and in February from the…
Dutch offshore vessel operator Sea Mar Shipping has won a three-year plus 2 x one year options for its IRM (Inspection, Repair and Maintenance) vessel…
Sunday, 17 February 2019 14:28

Anadarko, Bharat Petroleum Sign LNG Deal

American petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company Anadarko, on behalf of the Mozambique Area 1 partners, signed a deal with Bharat Gas Resources…
Sunday, 17 February 2019 14:26

Gazprom to Start Gas Supply to China

Russian gas giant Gazprom will start supplying Russian natural gas to China via the Power of Siberia pipeline almost one month early than previously planned.…
Sunday, 17 February 2019 14:25

Groningen Seaports, Vopak Push Solar Power

The Dutch tank storage company Royal Vopak,  Groningen Seaports and Whitehelm Capital announce their intention to jointly invest in a 27 MW solar park. The…
Sunday, 17 February 2019 14:24

Epic Gas Bullish on LPG Carriers Market

Global seaborne liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) volume is expected to grow by over 6% in 2019 and surpass 100 million tonnes for the first time.…
Friday, 15 February 2019 16:18

EIA: Azerbaijan Surges in Natural Gas

Azerbaijan is an important supplier of crude oil and natural gas in the Caspian Sea region, particularly to European markets, the US Energy Information Administration…
Friday, 15 February 2019 16:17

Oil & Gas M&A Deal Value Up in 2018

Global oil and gas total deal value increased by US$ 79.7b during 2018 to reach US$426.8b, despite a decrease of 18% in deal volume, said…
Friday, 15 February 2019 09:23

Sonomatic Expands in Aberdeen

Services company Sonomatic announced it plans to expand radiography capacity within its base at The Core, Bridge of Don, bringing the total number of bays…
Friday, 15 February 2019 08:12

US Rig Count Climbs

U.S. energy firms this week increased the number of oil rigs operating for a second week in a row amid concerns that crude supplies will…
Friday, 15 February 2019 06:28

Anadarko Nearing FID for Mozambique LNG

U.S. independent energy producer Anadarko moved closer to a final investment decision (FID) to build a giant liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Mozambique after…
South Africa, where oil major Total recently made a big offshore discovery, said on Friday it had potential gas resources of up to 60 trillion…
Friday, 15 February 2019 03:00

Petrobras Will Pay to End Whale Park Dispute

Brazil state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Thursday it had concluded a long-running dispute with the country's ANP petroleum regulator, agreeing to pay…
Friday, 15 February 2019 02:53

US Oil Rallies as Exporters Trim Production Featured

U.S. oil prices rose on Friday, gaining for a fourth day on hopes of further supply cuts by major exporters, despite uncertainty about U.S.-China trade…
Friday, 15 February 2019 02:50

Eni Quarterly Profit Jumps 55%

Italian oil company Eni beat expectations with a 55 percent jump in fourth quarter profit as higher prices, mainly gas, offset a dip in production.…
Friday, 15 February 2019 02:45

Equinor Lines Up Floating Wind in S.Korea

Equinor and South Korea's state-owned National Oil Corporation (KNOC) will explore opportunities to develop commercial floating offshore wind farms in South Korea, the Norwegian company…
Friday, 15 February 2019 02:31

Mexico Plans $3.6 Bln Relief for Pemex Featured

Mexico's government will inject $3.6 billion into ailing state-owned oil company Pemex, including by reducing taxes paid, company officials said on Friday, a move aimed…
Thursday, 14 February 2019 18:02

Saudi Aramco, Total in USD1bln Pact

Saudi Aramco and Total hasve signed a joint venture agreement to develop a network of fuel and retail services in Saudi Arabia. Group photo of…
Thursday, 14 February 2019 17:59

Chevron in LNG Supply Deal with GS Caltex

American multinational energy corporation Chevron signed a new sales and purchase agreement with South Korean oil refiner GS Caltex Corporation for the delivery of liquefied…
Thursday, 14 February 2019 17:53

GasLog: LNG Demand Grew 9% in 2018 Featured

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is expected to have increased by 9%, from 288 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in 2017 to 313 mtpa in 2018,…
Thursday, 14 February 2019 16:15

India, China to Lead Rapid Growth in Energy

The major chunk of global energy supply growth is expected to come from renewables and natural gas over the next two decades, but steep investment…
Thursday, 14 February 2019 11:34

Offshore Wind Players Bid to Supply NY

Several offshore wind players have submitted separate bids to supply New York with power from planned projects off the coast of Long Island. © Dawid…
Thursday, 14 February 2019 09:27

Yinson Tallies Layang FPSO Contract

Floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) provider Yinson announced Thursday it has received a letter of award from JX Nippon to provide operation and…
Global demand for renewable power will soar at an unprecedented pace over the coming decades, BP said in a benchmark report on Thursday, while China's…
Thursday, 14 February 2019 03:23

Norway's Snow Crab Ruling Boosts Oil Claim

A court delivered a painful nip to European Union fishermen on Thursday by tightening Norway's grip on snow crab catches in the Arctic, a ruling…
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