Shell Kicks Off Prelude FLNG Production

Shell has kicked off production from Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility by opening subsea wells on December 25, 2018. The Prelude FLNG facility is located 475 km north-north east of Broome in Western Australia. Prelude now enters start-up, ramp-up, which is the initial phase of production where gas and condensate is […]

MHB and TechnipFMC Secure Saudi Aramco Deal

Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Berhad (MHB) in consortium with TechnipFMC has signed a Long-Term Agreement (LTA) with Saudi Aramco. The agreement covers engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation, and installation of offshore facilities in support of Saudi Aramco’s Offshore Maintain Potential Program, and other works which will be executed within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia waters. […]

Nexans: Four Out of Six NordLink Cables Installed

Nexans has completed the installation of the first four cables of NordLink, the power connection between Norway and Germany. A collaboration between Statnett,  TenneT and the German promotional bank KfW, the 1400 MW NordLink interconnector will connect the Norwegian and German electricity markets to allow the two countries to exchange renewable energy. In […]

Energy Voice | Balmoral shrugs off falls as it builds for the future

Aberdeen-based Balmoral Group Holdings saw turnover and profitability drop over the course of the last year as the firm ploughed money into new investments. Turnover fell by 18% to £86.6 million while pre-tax profits dropped to £4.7m from £18.6m in the previous period, according to the firm’s annual submission to Companies House for the year […]

Energy Voice | New jobs and new premises for engineering firm

A Caithness engineering and design company has created new jobs and moved into larger premises. Thurso-based Envision Engineering & Design’s team provides product and engineering design services to clients in industrial sectors from nuclear, oil and gas, hydro and renewables. With an increasing number of clients requiring the company’s services, the team felt the time […]

IMCA Presents New Code of Conduct for Members

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has developed a new Code of Conduct for its members. This represents the final stage of a three stage programme launched this year, comprising: A Code of Practice for the Secretariat; An Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) eLearning module for its membership; and A set of high level ethical principles and commitments incorporated in a Code of Conduct […]