Category Energy

LNG Al Gharafa Collides with Boxship in Malacca Strait>> LNG World News

LNG tanker Al Gharrafa and boxship Hanjin Italy collided in the morning of December 28, 2013 in the Malacca Strait between Batam and Singapore. Both ships have been damaged. The boxship suffered damage to the starboard side in the middle area and the LNG tanker suffered bow damage. The vessels have been tugged to Singapore. […]

Iranian oil tankers signal export willingness

Iran’s oil tanker fleet started enabled vessel tracking systems in a signal to customers that it’s ready to return to world markets barely 48 hours after Tehran agreed on an interim deal on November 24 to restrict its nuclear program in return for sanctions relief, Thomson Reuters data revealed. Before the deal’s announcement in Geneva, […]

Atlantic Basin Crude Oil Surplus Bound for Asian

The growth in crude production in the Atlantic Basin will have a profound impact on regional crude supply/demand balances. According to PIRA Energy Group, a sizeable crude surplus will develop within the region, and crude will be forced to seek markets elsewhere, primarily in the rapidly growing countries in Asia. The Atlantic Basin is broadly […]

Shell Floats Hull for World’s Largest Floating

The 488-meter-long-hull of Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has been floated out of the dry dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) yard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is currently under construction. Prelude will unlock new energy resources offshore and produce approximately 3.6 million metric tons of liquefied natural gas […]

Tanzania Considering New LNG Export Facility That Could Rival Qatar | gCaptain ⚓ Maritime & Offshore News

Tanzania is looking at building a massive facility to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) similar to those developed by the world’s biggest gas exporter Qatar and may locate it in the southern Lindi region, a minister said on Wednesday. East Africa has become one of the world’s hottest new oil and gas areas after a […]

Another Greenpeace Controversy: Vessel Refuses to Leave Anadarko Drilling Sit

Just hours after six Greenpeace activists were released on bail by Russia, a small vessel – part of the Oil Free Seas Flotilla – is refusing to move from the site where Texan oil giant Anadarko intends to drill off New Zealand. Anadarko is due to start drilling at a depth of 1500 meters later […]

China, Norway may team up in search for Arctic oil | Reuters

Norway is deciding whether to team up with China to explore for oil in Iceland, Icelandic authorities said, setting up a rare cooperation for the two since a diplomatic row over the award of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo. Norway has the right to join an exploration license with Chinese […]