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Oceaneering Wins FLNG Contract
Thursday, March 26, 2020Oceaneering International has won an FLNG vessel maintenance build and inspection contract from Golar LNG.

Golar Plans Brazil LNG Import Terminal
Tuesday, March 17, 2020An existing LNG carrier will be permanently docked at the Port of Suape in Brazil's Pernambuco state.

Golar's Cameroon FLNG Project Starts Commercial Operations
Monday, June 04, 2018Golar LNG says it started commercial operations at a pioneering FLNG production platform in Cameroon.

Ophir Holdings, OneLNG to Establish JOC for Fortuna Project
Thursday, November 10, 2016Ophir Holdings & Ventures LTD and OneLNG sign a binding shareholders' agreement to establish a joint operating company to develop the Fortuna project, in Block R, offshore Equatorial Guinea.

Golar GenPower, ExxonMobil Sign LNG Supply Deal for Power Project in Brazil
Monday, March 07, 2016Golar GenPower and ExxonMobil sign framework agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas to Brazil's Porto de Sergipe power generation project.

Golar LNG and Schlumberger Ink MOU
Monday, January 25, 2016Golar LNG inks memorandum of understanding with Schlumberger to cooperate on the global development of greenfield, brownfield and stranded gas reserves.

Golar Signs Contract to Supply FSRU for WAGL's Ghana LNG Imports
Thursday, November 05, 2015Golar LNG signs contract to supply West African Gas Limited with a floating storage and regasification unit to support its liquefied natural gas import operations in Ghana.

Partners Reach FID for Cameroon FLNG Project
Thursday, October 01, 2015Partners reach a final investment decision to proceed with development of the Cameroon FLNG project.

LNG Ship Owners Launch Vessel Pool to Cut Costs in Depressed Market
Tuesday, August 18, 2015Three of the world's top LNG tanker owners decide to market 14 vessel jointly on a spot charter basis in order to cut costs in a depressed market.

Golar LNG Gets $960M Financing Commitment from CSSC for GoFLNG Hilli
Wednesday, July 22, 2015Golar LNG receives commitment from CSSC Shipping Co. to finance $960 million of the conversion cost of the GoFLNG Hilli facility now under construction at Singapore's Keppel Shipyard.

Keppel Inks $684M Floating Liquefaction Facility Conversion Deal with Golar
Wednesday, July 22, 2015Keppel Shipyard inks a $684 million floating liquefaction facility conversion contract with Golar LNG's unit.

Golar, Perenco Reach Agreement on Commercial Terms of Cameroon FLNG Project
Wednesday, July 01, 2015Golar LNG and Perenco reach agreement on the commercial terms of the floating liquefaction natural gas export project in Cameroon.

Golar LNG, Rosneft Ink MOU to Cooperate on FLNG Projects in Latin America
Friday, March 06, 2015Golar LNG and Rosneft ink a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on floating liquefaction and transportation of natural gas.

Golar LNG Selects Gary Smith as CEO to Replace Doug Arnell
Tuesday, January 20, 2015Golar LNG appoints Gary Smith as CEO to take over from the Doug Arnell.

Keppel Shipyard Bags $705M FLNGV Conversion Contract from Golar LNG
Monday, January 05, 2015Keppel Shipyards bags $705 million floating liquefaction vessel conversion contract from Golar LNG.

Golar Pens HOA with SNH, Perenco to Develop FLNG Project Off Cameroon
Friday, December 26, 2014Golar LNG pens heads of agreement with Societe Nationale de Hydrocarbures and Perenco Cameroon to develop a floating liquefied natural gas export project offshore Cameroon.

Keppel's Unit KSI Completes Acquisition of 10% Stake in Golar Hilli
Monday, September 15, 2014Keppel Corporation's indirect subsidiary KSI Production completes acquisition of a 10% stake in Golar Hilli.

Keppel's Unit KSI Acquires 10% Stake in Golar Hilli
Friday, September 05, 2014Keppel's unit KSI Production acquires a 10 percent stake in Golar Hilli, which has ordered the conversion of a floating liquefaction vessel at Keppel Shipyard.

Keppel, Golar Finalizing Contracts to Convert Floating Liquefaction Vessel
Friday, September 05, 2014Keppel Shipyard is finalizing contracts with Golar Gimi to convert a liquefied natural gas carrier into a floating liquefaction vessel.

Keppel Shipyard Pens Conditional Deal with Golar LNG for FLNGV Conversion
Thursday, June 26, 2014Keppel Shipyard pens a conditional contract with a Golar LNG subsidiary to convert an existing liquefied natural gas carrier into a floating liquefaction vessel.

Keppel Shipyard, Golar LNG in Negotiations for a FSLV Conversion Project
Monday, December 02, 2013Keppel Shipyard is in negotiations with Golar LNG for a floating storage and liquefaction vessel conversion project.

Golar Inks Kuwait Charter for FSRU Golar Igloo
Tuesday, August 06, 2013Golar LNG inks a deal to provide Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation with floating storage and regasification services at Mina Al Ahmadi in Kuwait.

FSRU Golar Eskimo Commences Time Charter at Aqaba
Monday, August 05, 2013Golar LNG's floating storage and regasification unit Golar Eskimo commences a time charter with Jordan off the Red Sea port of Aqaba.

Keppel Bags $600M FLNG Conversion Deal with Golar LNG
Monday, November 05, 2012Keppel inks term sheet agreement, reportedly worth $600 million, with Golar LNG to work on the conversion of up to LNG vessels into Floating LNG vessels.

Golar LNG to Expand Fleet
Tuesday, February 14, 2012The liquefied natural gas carrier expects the global LNG trade to increase between eight and 10 percent over the next few years.

Golar LNG Notes Execution of West Java FSRU
Friday, April 22, 2011Golar LNG announced that the long term FSRU and Mooring time charter with PT Nusantara Regas has been concluded and executed.

Golar LNG Terminates Gladstone LNG Agreements
Tuesday, March 16, 2010Golar LNG Energy has terminated various agreements relating to the Gladstone LNG Project as a function of the recent announcement of a conditional takeover proposal of Arrow Energy by Shell and PetroChina.

Golar LNG Declares Special Dividend to Common Shareholders
Wednesday, December 23, 2009The Board of Directors of Golar LNG Limited has declared a special dividend to the Company's common shareholders.

Golar Inks Deal with Japanese Co for First Gladstone LNG Production
Thursday, September 17, 2009Golar Energy has signed a Heads of Agreement with Toyota Tsusho of Japan for the sale of all of the production from the first train of Gladstone LNG.

Golar LNG Highlights Second Quarter Financial Results
Friday, August 28, 2009Golar LNG has reported a net income of $11.9 million and operating income of $1.9 million for the three months ended June 30, 2009.

Golar LNG, PTTEP to Jointly Develop Australian FLNG Project
Thursday, July 09, 2009Golar has signed an agreement with PTTEP to jointly enter into Front End Engineering and Design studies for the proposed Australian FLNG project located in North West Australia.

Emerson Wins Golar LNG Contract to Automate FSRU Vessel
Wednesday, May 06, 2009Emerson Process Management has won a contract from Golar LNG to supply PlantWeb digital automation architecture for basic process control and safety systems on the Golar Freeze FSRU vessel.

Golar Secures Position in Gladstone LNG Project
Friday, February 20, 2009Golar has secured a position in the Gladstone LNG project in Australia. Golar has agreed to purchase the full LNG output from the project on an FOB basis.

Golar LNG Delivers World's First FSRU to Petrobras
Friday, January 30, 2009Golar LNG has delivered the world's first Floating Storage and Regasification Vessel (FSRU), the Golar Spirit, to Petrobras.

Keppel Secures Conversions for Jubarte FPSO, Golar Winter FSRU
Thursday, October 02, 2008Keppel Shipyard has secured contracts for the upgrading, modification and conversion of two tankers into a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel and Floating Storage Re-gasification Unit.

Golar LNG to Trade Ex-Dividend of $0.25 Per Share Cash Dividend
Wednesday, August 20, 2008Golar LNG will be trading ex-dividend of a cash dividend of $0.25 per share on August 22, 2008.

Golar, PTTEP Shake Hands to Develop FLNG Opportunities
Thursday, August 14, 2008Golar LNG has signed an agreement with PTTEP of Thailand for the purpose of jointly developing Floating LNG production (FLNG) opportunities.

Golar LNG Underscores Second Quarter Earnings, Activities
Thursday, August 14, 2008Golar LNG reported net income of $11.7 million and operating income of $7.3 million for the three months ended June 30, 2008.

Golar Partners with Bluewater to Bid in Offshore LNG Opportunity
Tuesday, July 15, 2008Golar LNG will partner with Bluewater Energy Services for the purposes of bidding for an offshore LNG FSRU opportunity with South Africa's national oil company, PetroSA. Golar and Bluewater will be equal partners in this joint venture.

Petrobras Signs LNG Purchase Agreement with Nigeria
Friday, April 27, 2007Represented by its Gas & Energy director, Ildo Sauer, Petrobras has signed a master agreement with Nigerian LNG for the provision of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Golar LNG Sells Newbuilding
Tuesday, February 20, 2007Golar LNG on Tuesday announced a deal to sell its interest in new building DSME hull number 2244 to Maran Gas for the gross consideration of approximately $92.5 million, this represents an implicit vessel price of $201 million.

Golar Buys Stake in Liquefied Natural Gas Limited
Monday, April 10, 2006Golar LNG Limited has signed an Equity Subscription Agreement with Liquefied Natural Gas Limited ("LNGL") to subscribe for 23 million shares at A$0.50 cents.

Golar LNG Picks New Chief Executive
Friday, March 10, 2006The Board of Golar LNG has tapped Gary Smith as the new CEO of Golar Management.

Golar Taps Keppel to Build First Floating Storage LNG Unit
Thursday, January 05, 2006Golar LNG has signed a contract with Keppel Shipyard Limited of Singapore for the first ever conversion of an existing LNG carrier into a LNG Floating Storage and Regasification Unit.