GOLAR GROUP HISTORY

  • 2016

    Golar successfully closes upsized public follow-on common stock offering.

  • 2016

    Ophir and OneLNG agree to jointly develop Fortuna FLNG project in Equatorial Guinea

  • 2016

    Together with its partners, Golar Power takes a final investment decision to proceed with the development of its first integrated LNG-to-power project in Sergipe, Brazil.

  • 2016

    Golar and Schlumberger launch OneLNG – a joint venture combining LNG upstream and midstream activities to develop integrated solutions for stranded gas assets.

  • 2016

    Golar and Stonepeak launch Golar Power – a joint venture to offer integrated LNG- based downstream solutions, operating FSRUs and associated power and terminal infrastructure.

  • 2016

    Dropdown of the FSRU Golar Tundra to GMLP

  • 2015

    Final investment decision (FID) for FLNGV Golar Hilli for eight-year contract with Perenco, Cameroon. Gazprom is confirmed as the LNG buyer.

  • 2014

    World Shipholding Limited’s stake in Golar LNG is sold to the public in the world’s largest secondary equity offering of a marine stock.

  • 2014

    Golar enters into an agreement with Keppel, ordering the world’s first FLNGV converted from a ship – the Golar Hilli.

  • 2014

    Equity offering raises ~$600 million to fund the first FLNG conversion.

  • 2014

    Golar and Keppel complete the FEED study for the world’s first FLNGV based on the conversion of an LNG carrier.

  • 2014

    Dropdown of the FSRUs Golar Igloo and Golar Eskimo to GMLP

  • 2013

    Dropdown of Golar Maria to GMLP

  • 2012

    Dropdown of NR Satu and Golar Grand to GMLP

  • 2012

    Golar embarks on a FEED (front-end engineering and design) study with Keppel and Black & Veatch to develop the company’s first floating liquefied natural gas vessel (FLNGV).

  • 2011

    Sale of Golar Freeze to GMLP – the first post-IPO asset dropped down

  • 2011

    Golar initiates a $2.7 billion LNG carrier and FSRU newbuilding programme.

  • 2011

    GMLP, the world’s first pure-play LNG master limited partnership, lists on Nasdaq with an initial fleet of four vessels.

  • 2010

    Golar is selected to provide Asia’s first FSRU, offshore West Java, Indonesia.

  • 2008

    Golar puts the world’s first FSRU conversion into operation.

  • 2008

    Golar is selected to provide the Middle East’s first FSRU, offshore Dubai

  • 2008

    Golar LNG contributes interests in three vessels to GMLP.

  • 2007

    Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP) is formed as a wholly owned subsidiary of Golar LNG.

  • 2007

    Petrobras awards Golar two long-term leases: to employ Golar Winter and Golar Spirit as FSRUs – Golar’s first firm FSRU commitments.

  • 2005

    Golar signs a contract with Keppel Shipyard of Singapore for the first ever conversion of an existing LNG carrier into an LNG FSRU.

  • 2002

    Golar LNG lists on Nasdaq: GLNG

  • 2002

    Golar embarks on a strategy to become a midstream floating solution provider, undertaking a study with Saipem / Moss Maritime to consider the conversion of an existing LNG carrier into a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).

  • 2001

    Golar LNG embarks on its first significant LNG carrier newbuilding programme.

  • 2001

    Golar LNG is formed as World Shipholding Ltd acquires Gotaas-Larsen from Osprey Maritime Limited, renaming the LNG business with the abbreviated style.

  • 1997

    Osprey Maritime Limited acquires Gotaas-Larsen from Barclay Bros.

  • 1988

    Barclay Bros acquires Gotaas-Larsen.

  • 1970

    Gotaas-Larsen enters the LNG shipping market, ordering the LNG carrier Hilli.

  • 1946

    The Gotaas-Larsen Shipping Corporation is founded.