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Woodmac: North America to lead next wave of global LNG projects

North America is set to lead the next wave of global LNG project sanctions in 2019, with three US Gulf Coast developments –Sabine Pass Train 6, Golden Pass and Calcasieu Pass– expected to reach final investment decision (FID) in the first half of 2019, according to energy consultant Wood Mackenzie.

Wave and tidal energy market to exceed USD 11 million in 2024

Wave and tidal energy market was valued at USD 487.7 million in 2014 and is anticipated to reach USD 11,365 million in 2024, expanding at a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 23% from 2016 to 2024, according to a new report by Market Research Engine.

KrisEnergy halts Thai production due to tropical storm

KrisEnergy Ltd. shut down its Thai oil production at the Wassana field in the G10/48 licence in the Gulf of Thailand and halted drilling of infill development wells by the Mist jack-up rig due to tropical storm ‘Pabuk’. After temporarily shutting down the production, all staff from the Wassana mobile offshore production unit and Mist jack-up rig was safely evacuated to onshore Thailand.

German Offshore wind farms increase production in 2018

Offshore wind farms in Germany increased their production of electricity over 18.8 Terawatt hours (TWh), which equals to 8% increase in comparison to 17.4TWh generated in the German North Sea and the Baltic Sea in 2017, according to the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems. 

Vår Energi finds oil and gas in Goliat West

Vår Energi has found oil and gas at its appraisal well 7122/7-7 S on the Goliat oil field in the Barents Sea offshore Norway. Its priority goal was to delineate the Goliat field by proving additional resources in Lower Jurassic and Upper Triassic reservoir rocks and secondly to prove petroleum in reservoir rocks in the Upper Triassic (the Snadd formation).

Rotterdam constructs a floating solar park in Rijnhaven

Municipality of Rotterdam and BV Sunny Site Up have signed a letter of intent for the construction of a floating solar park at the Rijnhaven or the surrounding areas. There will be 3,770 solar panels which will be located in the water, together generating sufficient electricity to provide 285 households with clean energy.

FLNG unit sets sail for Argentina

The Belgian company, EXMAR, announced that its Floating LNG Liquefaction Unit (FLNG) with the name Caribbean will be renamed Tango FLNG and it has already departed China with destination the port of Bahia Blanca, Argentina, for its liquefaction operations.

Five strategic steps to offshore wind innovation in the US

The Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Research (POWER-US) issued a white paper, proposing a framework for offshore wind research and innovation in the US which establishes the relationships, data, systems-level thinking, and strategic research approaches needed to advance the global offshore wind industry.

Suez Canal conducts one of the most challenging passages

On Tuesday, December 25, 6 highly trained and well experienced pilots and 5 large tugs of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) carried out one of the most difficult transits this year as they navigated a giant floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit through the canal.


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