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Illustration: A Fugro AUV - Credit:Fugro

Fugro Hired for Abadi Field Survey

;a large marine survey contract" with Inpex offshore Indonesia.Fugro has been contracted to carry out geophysical and geotechnical surveys and the associated studies needed to support front-end engineering design (FEED) for offshore production facilities and the submarine pipeline to the onshore LNG terminal.This is in support of the Abadi gas field development in the Masela Block, in the Arafura Sea.Geo-data will be acquired using Fugro’s deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Echo Surveyor and the company's robotic seafloor drill, Seafloor Drill 2, deployed from Indonesian support

A five-member team from NUS Engineering, Keppel Data Centres and SLNG will jointly develop a prototype to demonstrate the novel, energy-efficient and cost-effective cooling technology for data centres. Photo:  National University of Singapore

Singapore: LNG Terminal to Develop Data Center

and Biomolecular Engineering and the leader of the project team.A five-member team from NUS Engineering, Keppel Data Centers and SLNG will jointly develop a prototype of a new cooling medium that can achieve two key functions: firstly, to efficiently store and carry cold energy from the Singapore LNG Terminal to the various data centers, and secondly, to be circulated within the cooling loop in each data center to perform effective cooling.This novel technology, called Semiclathrate Thermal Energy Carrier System (ScTECS), can potentially enable data centers to improve their power usage effectiveness

Andrew Clayson, managing director of Flintstone (Photo: Flintstone Technology Ltd)

Flintstone Sets Its Sights on Floating Wind

OFW sector to increase efficiency and drive down costs.”In November, Flintstone secured a repeat order of its mooring system for the Moheshkali floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, in collaboration with parent company MacGregor.  The project with Bangladesh-based company, Summit LNG Terminal Co will see Flintstone’s system utilized on Summit’s floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU)

FSRUs Exquisite and Excelerate performing first ship-to-ship LNG transfer in Pakistan. (Photo: Excelerate Energy L.P.)

FSRUs Perform STS Transfer of LNG in Pakistan

Excelerate Energy L.P. completed the first ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Engro Elengy LNG Terminal located in Port Qasim, Pakistan on July 17, 2015.   Excelerate's floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Exquisite received 130,000 cubic meters of LNG from the FSRU Excelerate using the double-banked LNG transfer system.   This transfer also marks the company's 500th commercial STS operation using the double-banked cryogenic transfer system technology developed by Excelerate.   Commissioned in late March of this year, the terminal

Rolf Benjamin Johansen

DNV GL Wins KOGAS TQ Contract

and uncertainties related to the novel technology aspects of the KSMRTM process.  The workshop was attended by a multi-discipline team of specialists from KOGAS, Dong Hwa Entec (heat exchanger) and Samsung Techwin (compressor).The next TA workshop is scheduled for May 2015 at KOGAS’ Incheon LNG Terminal where the KSMRTM pilot plant is located. The project is part of the LNG Plant R&D initiatives which was set up by MOLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport) and KAIA (Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement) and involves 80 institutions with more than 600 researchers

ASL trawl resistant LowPro5x7 IceProfiler/ADCP mooring (Photo: ASL Environmental Sciences)

Ice Studied for Alaska LNG Terminal

ASL Environmental Sciences has a contract for a three-year metocean-ice study program in Cook Inlet, Alaska for the proposed Alaska LNG Project terminal site. This turnkey metocean program includes program management, a PSO (protected species observer), vessel, HSE lead, data processing and analysis and engineering inputs. During the summer and fall of 2014 ASL deployed 3 Ice Profiler/ADCP moorings close to Nikiski, Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula. Each mooring consisted of an Ice Profiler, ADCP, CT and OBS Turbidity and was mounted in ASL’s designed bottom frame or a taut-line mooring. Eight

Photo: AXYS Technologies

AXYS Records100th WatchKeeper Buoy Sale

AXYS Technologies Inc. announced the sale of its 100th WatchKeeper met ocean monitoring buoy to Construtora OAS S.A. (OAS) for an LNG project in Uruguay. OAS will use the WatchKeeper buoy to receive comprehensive environmental data, which will support their LNG terminal construction project in Montevideo. The WatchKeeper will transmit directional waves, a water column current profile, salinity, visibility, air temperature, relative humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind speed and direction and precipitation. The data will be sent to OAS offices via real-time cellular and radio telemetries. AXYS

'Force Majeure' Declared on Damaged Mexican Gas Pipeline

by pipeline company TransCanada Corp and transports natural gas in a gaseous state to the terminal at Manzanillo. The damaged section of the TransCanada pipeline is located near the town of El Bordo, about 125 km (80 miles) inland from the port of Manzanillo, in Colima state. The Manzanillo LNG terminal, with a capacity of 3.8 million tons a year, started operations last year, and is a owned jointly by Samsung C&T, Mitsui Trading, and Korea Gas Corp, the world's biggest LNG buyer. Source: Reuters  

China Government Approves First FLNG Project

The CNOOC Gas and Power Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC, China's largest offshore oil and gas producer, informs that its first floating liquified natural gas (LNG) project has gone through government approval, reports Xinhua. The floating LNG terminal project, located in north China's Tianjin Municipality, will be the first of its kind to be built in the country. Citing a CNOOC statement Xinhua reports that the company will spend 3.3 billion yuan (534.7 million U.S. dollars) to build the floating LNG terminal, which will ensure fast supplies and shorten the construction period for its

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