- WSJ profiles plans by an increasing number of natural gas producers to pack entire gas production plants onto superships bigger than aircraft carriers instead of building expensive land-based industrial complexes.
- The new fleet of FLNGs demonstrates how the global race to provide cheaper gas supplies to Asian economies is pushing the boundaries of technology in the oil and gas sector.
- The world's first FLNG vessel likely be the joint gas project off the coast of Colombia from Pacific Rubliales (PEGFF) and Excelerate Energy, set to start in Q1 2015.
- The most talked-about project at last week's annual Gastech conference in Seoul was the 1,600-ft. long Prelude FLNG project led by Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B); expected to be the largest floating structure ever built, production capacity is seen at 3.6M metric tons/year of LNG.
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