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2021

Sembcorp floating storage and regasification unit(FSRU) being sent to Senegal

May 07, 2021

Offshore Sembcorp Marine has recently delivered a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) to KARMOL for deployment offshore in Senegal. The 272-m (892-ft) long, 125,470 cu-m (4.43-MMcf) KARMOL LNGT Powership Africa will supply LNG, via the Karadeniz Powership Ayşegül Sultan, for generating electrical power to regions that are short on domestic gas supply production. KARMOL, which is a joint venture between Karpowership and Mitsui OSK Lines, has com... Read More

Liza Phase 2 FPSO topsides up and ready

Apr 15, 2021

Image source: SBM Offshore Offshore-mag According to SBM Offshore, the topsides lifting campaign for the FPSO Liza Unity has been completed at Keppel Shipyard located in Singapore. Since the vessel came out of dry-dock in October 2020, an excess of more than 26,000 tons of topsides were safely lifted into position. All current efforts are now focused on further progressing and completing the integration activities and gradually ramping-up the onboard commissio... Read More

ExxonMobil will cut 300 jobs in Singapore

Mar 10, 2021

OffshoreEnergy Oil titan ExxonMobil to cut staff in Singapore as part of reducing cost and remaining competitive in the oil industry. About 300 positions will be removed before the end of 2021, out of a total of more than 4,000 employees. The reason for the cut is the unprecedented market conditions resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing reorganization/work-process changes. “This is a difficult but necessary step to improve our company’s co... Read More

Keppel to exit offshore rig building to position for energy transition

Feb 05, 2021

Offshore Energy Today Singapore’s Keppel Corporation has mentioned that its Keppel Offshore & Marine unit will exit the offshore rig building business as the company realigns for the global energy transition. The company mentioned that, amidst the global energy transition and major disruptions facing the current oil industry, the company will carry out a comprehensive transformation of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Offshore & Marine(Keppel O... Read More

Petronas celebrates first discovery of hydrocarbon in Suriname

Jan 12, 2021

Source: Offshore Energy Petronas, which is a large oil and gas company from Malaysia, has made its first discovery of hydrocarbon in Suriname with the successful drilling of the Sloanea-1 exploration well located in Block 52 off Suriname. Petronas subsidiary, Petronas Suriname E&P B.V. (PSEPBV), which is the operator of Block 52 and holds a 50 per cent participating interest, together with ExxonMobil, which holds the remaining 50 per cent. The last time Ex... Read More