project management

LNG developer Tellurian hires financial adviser

LNG developer Tellurian said it has hired a financial adviser to assist in balance sheet management.

TotalEnergies to restart its delayed Mozambique LNG project in early 2024

French energy firm TotalEnergies plans to restart its long-delayed $20-B Mozambique LNG project in the first quarter of next year.

First output from Venezuela's Dragon gas field expected in 2 years

A natural gas project to be developed in Venezuelan waters by Shell and Trinidad and Tobago's state firm National Gas Company could achieve first output in the next two years if a positive investment decision is made.

Samsung Heavy says it has stopped making blocks for Russian shipyard's LNG carriers

Samsung Heavy Industries said it has stopped making blocks and equipment for 10 out of 15 Arctic LNG carriers contracted with Zvezda.

Japan's Mitsui to pull employees out of Russia's Arctic LNG 2

Japan's Mitsui and Co has decided to pull its employees out of Russia's Arctic LNG 2 LNG project in yet another blow for the project.

Finland-Estonia gas pipeline system to get bigger capacity after repair

The Balticconnector gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia, which was damaged last month, will get a bigger northbound transmission capacity next year following repairs.

Venezuelan natural gas cooperation could lead to increased LNG and petrochemical exports

Venezuela is working with Shell and the National Gas Co. of Trinidad and Tobago to develop an offshore natural gas field that could boost LNG and petrochemical exports.

Optimizing waste heat recovery systems for more efficient, sustainable operations

11/2/2023

In the natural gas sector, recovering available waste heat from processing operations and converting it into carbon-free electricity can represent a significant opportunity to reduce emissions and increase energy savings.

The story behind engineering the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture plant

9/1/2023

VPI—a power generator and owner of a 1,260-MW combined-cycle natural gas power plant based in Immingham, UK, adjacent to the Humber Oil refinery—is set to play a pivotal role in decarbonizing the region, as it plans to transform its existing facility into the largest post-combustion carbon capture plant of its type in the world.

TotalEnergies and INPEX to buy 100% of Timor Sea gas field interest from PTTEP

TotalEnergies has teamed up with INPEX to acquire 100% of the interest in the AC-RL7 permit in the Timor Sea from PTTEP.

Trinidad and Tobago hold deeper talks with Venezuela on Dragon gas project

Trinidad and Tobago held substantive talks with Venezuela on developing the promising Dragon offshore gas field following a U.S. authorization to begin the long-stalled project.

Energy firms bet big on carbon capture projects in U.S., Canada

Many energy companies in North America are investing in carbon capture technologies/projects. The following are several that are being implemented in the region.

Papua LNG project enters integrated FEED stage

Santos today announced the Papua LNG joint venture has launched fully-integrated front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the Papua LNG project in Papua New Guinea.

Braskem Idesa and Advario partner to build a new, $400-MM ethane export terminal in Mexico

Braskem Idesa and Advario partner to build a new, $400-MM ethane export terminal in Mexico

CAPP forecasts upstream oil/gas production to reach nearly $30 B in 2023

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) said it expects oil and natural gas investment in upstream production will reach C$40 B ($29.4 B) in 2023, surpassing pre-COVID levels.

Saipem to restart Mozambique LNG project for Total in July

Saipem has agreed to restart a LNG project in Mozambique for TotalEnergies in July, the chief executive of the Italian energy services group said.

Tellurian faces setback in $12.5-B Driftwood LNG project

Commodities trader Gunvor can walk away from a 10-year, $12 B commitment to buy LNG if Tellurian's Driftwood LNG project lacks a financial go-ahead, project financing and a full construction authorization by March 1.

Venture Global to provide LNG to Excelerate Energy from its Plaquemines LNG plant in Louisiana

Venture Global LNG said it would supply 700,000 tpy of LNG to Excelerate Energy for 20 years.

bp confirms Phase 2 of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG project

bp and partners confirmed the development concept for the second phase of the bp-operated Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG project that they will take forward to the next stage of evaluation.

Cheniere begins permit process for Sabine Pass LNG expansion

Cheniere begins permit process for Sabine Pass LNG expansion

Trinidad and Tobago to begin negotiations with Venezuela for natural gas project

Trinidad and Tobago next month expects to formally begin negotiations with Venezuela on a promising offshore natural gas project.

Leviathan gas project partners approve $100 MM for expansion

Partners in the Leviathan gas field in the eastern Mediterranean have approved nearly $100 MM of spending on preparation for expansion that includes a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal off the coast of Israel.

BCCK boosts propane recovery with next-generation technology at cryogenic gas processing facility

BCCK has applied patent-pending technology, G2R-Flex®, to provide enhanced propane recovery for a premier midstream group in Ohio’s Marcellus-Utica Basin.

Audubon awarded engineering contract for West Texas gas plant

Audubon announced that it has entered into an agreement with a major US onshore oil and gas operator in support of large central delivery plant (CDP) engineering in West Texas.

Nikkiso Clean Energy and Industrial Gases Group completes acquisition of Cryotec Anlagenbau GmbH

Nikkiso Clean Energy and Industrial Gases Group, a part of Nikkiso Co. Ltd (Japan), and operating under Cryogenic Industries Inc. (U.S.), has completed the acquisition of Cryotec Anlagenbau GmbH (Cryotec), located in Wurzen, Saxony, Germany for an undisclosed amount.

Managing the new risk profile of energy transition projects

2/1/2023

The time is ripe to realize the vision of a clean energy future.

A comparison study of water disposal methods in a gas project—Part 2

2/1/2023

Produced water refers to water associated with the production of oil and/or natural gas from a well.

A comparison study of water disposal methods in a gas project—Part 1

1/1/2023

Produced water refers to water associated with the production of oil and/or natural gas from a well.