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AOG Daily: 2018 / May

TechnipFMC said it has been awarded a subsea contract by CNOOC Limited for the Liuhua 16-2, 20-2 and 21-2 Oilfield Joint Development Project in the…
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 19:00

Offshore Oil: Tullow eyes Ghana Assets

Tullow Oil is interested in new oil blocks off Ghana''s coast as part of the British explorer''s plans to consolidate its operations in the West…
Dutch marine contractor Van Oord said on Wednesday it had won a 500 million euros ($579 million) contract to build a 640 megawatt (MW) offshore…
China's has urged local governments along the Yangtze river to survey the environmental damage done by the "uncontrolled" development of small-scale hydropower, warning that some…
SOV on contract with Ørsted AS (former DONG energy). Image courtesy of Salt Ship Design ABB technology allowing integration of batteries receives major vote of…
Photo: Damen Shipyards  Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR)  completed a refit project on the MPI Enterprise, a 120-metre, self-elevating, DP2, wind turbine installation vessel owned and…
Friday, 25 May 2018 03:25

Concordia Boosts Tanker Biz

To prepare for a gradually strenghthening tanker market, Concordia Maritime decided to participate in three suezmax tankers chartered in by Stena Bulk.   The 158,000…
Thursday, 24 May 2018 19:00

China Opening May Spark Iron Ore Markets

File Image (CREDIT: AdobeStock / © Lucasz Z) In the relatively short space of the past decade the paper iron ore market has grown from…
File Image (CREDIT: AdobeStock / © ggw) French energy major Total will get a 10 percent stake in the future Arctic LNG-2 project led by…
File Image (CREDIT: AdobeStock / © Kasto) Buying interest for North Sea Forties crude reappeared in the trading window on Thursday for the first time…
© Igor Groshev / Adobe Stock Indian gas utility GAIL (India) has switched its focus to short-term and spot deals for the purchase of liquefied…
© zhu difeng / Adobe Stock Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday restrictions on oil production could be eased "softly" if OPEC and…
File Image (CREDIT: AdobeStock / © SnapHappy) China emissions could peak before 2030.   China''s top climate envoy on Wednesday said the country could meet…
© Nobilior / Adobe Stock A U.N. monitoring group wants to enlist the help of the world's biggest oil trading companies to enforce sanctions that…
© Igor Groshev / Adobe Stock China's interest in reducing its trade surplus with United States through increased energy imports could advance plans for U.S.…
The production vessel at Tullow''s flagship Jubilee oilfield off Ghana''s west coast will shut down next week for 21 days while it undergoes repairs, the…
© Dexter / MarineTraffic.com Japan received its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on Monday from Dominion Energy Inc's newly completed Cove Point export…
Akademik Lomonosov (Photo: Rosatom) Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port of Murmansk over the weekend in preparation for its maiden mission,…
Ukraine will offer Gazprom discounted fees for natural gas transit to ensure a flow from Russia to Europe after 2020, European Commission Vice President for…
Finding roughnecks remains a challenge for oil drillers as rising crude prices increase demand for their services, oilfield executives said on Thursday at a conference…
© arinahabich / Adobe Stock The U.S. oil rig count held steady this week after rising for six weeks in a row even as crude…
Drilling in the South China Sea by Rosneft is within Vietnamese territorial waters, the Russian state oil firm said in a statement on Thursday, two…
China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that no country, organisation, company or individual can carry out oil and gas exploration or exploitation in Chinese waters…
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 19:00

New Water Booster Pumps for Polvo FPSO

© Kyksin D. / MarineTraffic.com As part of the life extension project for the Polvo Floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, operator BW Offshore…
Asia''s U.S. crude imports hit all-time high in May as WTI discount to Brent falls to widest in three years.   The volume of U.S. crude…
File Image: A rendering of a typical FSRU design (CREDIT: Sener) Bangladesh has terminated talks with Swiss-based commodity trader Trafigura to install a small floating…
Image: Sustainable Shipping Initiative There''s a new report out from the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) -- authorted by Lloyds Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services…
Photo: Rosneft A unit of Russian state oil firm Rosneft, Rosneft Vietnam BV, has started drilling at a new production well in waters off the…
Photo: Jan Arne Wold / Woldcam Shareholders in Norway's largest company, Statoil, will approve on Tuesday the board's proposal to drop "oil" from its name…
© Igor Groshev / Adobe Stock A U.S. decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran is supporting China's newly established crude oil futures, and may spur…
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