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Inpex Submits Revised Abadi LNG Plan with Carbon Capture and Storage Component

Apr 04, 2023

Japanese oil company Inpex has submitted a revised development plan for Abadi LNG project in Indonesia, incorporating a carbon capture and storage (CCS) component, on behalf of the INPEX-Shell joint venture.Inpex has amended the plan of development to include plans to neutralize all carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from natural gas production at the Abadi offshore gas field through the introduction of CCS…

Ørsted to Build Two Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Mar 31, 2023

Ørsted has made a final investment decision to go ahead with its planned 920 megawatt (MW) Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan with expected completion by the end of 2025, the Danish energy group said on Friday. Ørsted was…

DPS Safety Alert Follows DP3 Drillship Blackout Investigation

Nov 01, 2022

The United States Coast Guard issued the following Marine Safety Alert rergarding Dynamic Positioning Systems.Dynamic positioning (DP) systems1 meeting equipment class 2 (DP2) and equipment class 3 (DP3) have control features and redundancies…

Elenergy Selects DNV as Owner's Engineer for S. Korea's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 26, 2022

Elenergy Co Ltd, a Korean renewable energy development firm, has hired DNV as the owner's engineer for its 1.5 GW fixed-bottom Chujin offshore wind project.The Chujin offshore wind farm will be the largest commercial-scale offshore wind farm in South Korea…

Green Jade Offshore Installation Vessel Launched in Taiwan

Apr 05, 2022

An official launching ceremony for the Green Jade DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan, was held at CSBC’s shipyard in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.The news was shared by the Belgian offshore installation firm DEME Offshore…

McDermott Wraps Bayu Undan Field Infill Work

Mar 10, 2022

Offshore services firm McDermott International said Thursday it had recently completed work under its first subsea, engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract with Australia's oil and gas firm Santos for the Bayu-Undan Infill Well Phase 3C Project in the Timor Sea…

Japanese Firms Team Up to Reduce Cost of Floating Offshore Wind

Jan 21, 2022

Japanese companies JERA, MODEC, Toyo Construction, and Furukawa Electric have received a notice of acceptance of their joint grant application, under the Green Innovation Fund program of NEDO, to conduct a project to develop cost-reducing technology…

Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

Dec 08, 2021

After being very much on the margins of the offshore wind industry, floating offshore wind now appears to be ready to hit the mainstream. With gigawatt scale developments already on the horizon, what will the infrastructure needed to build and support them look like…

Van Oord's Aeolus Tests Seaqualize's Offshore Lifting Tool

Nov 22, 2021

Offshore industry tech scale-up Seaqualize has said it has completed offshore trials for its inline Active Heave Compensator (iAHC), the ‘Delta600’ in cooperation with Van Oord.'Together with testing partners Van Oord and nautical research institute MARIN…

Vestas: Construction of Wind Turbines for Japanese Project Nearly Complete

Oct 26, 2021

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has said it has completed the construction of all the blades, nacelles, and most of the tower sections for Akita Offshore Wind Corporation's Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project in Japan.The project will be Japan's first utility-scale offshore wind farm…

MAN Energy Solutions' Subsea Compressors for Chevron's Jansz-Io Project in Australia

Aug 31, 2021

Norwegian firm Aker Solutions has awarded MAN Energy Solutions the contract to supply subsea compressor units for Chevron's Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) Project offshore Western Australia.The Jansz-Io field was first discovered in April 2000 and is a part of the Gorgon project…

OMV Hires MMA for Offshore Decom Work in New Zealand

May 11, 2021

OMV New Zealand has awarded Australia's MMA Offshore a contract to help with the decommissioning of several wells in the Maui field, 35 kilometers off the coast of Taranaki, New Zealand.MMA’s UK-based engineering team has designed and developed…

S. Korea Plans to Build World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 05, 2021

South Korea unveiled a 48.5 trillion won ($43.2 billion) plan to build the world's largest wind power plant by 2030 as part of efforts to foster an environmentally-friendly recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.The project is a major component of President Moon Jae-in's Green New Deal…

World's First 100,000-ton Deepwater Semi-submersible Platform Launched

Jan 26, 2021

The world’s first 100,000-ton deepwater semi-submersible production and storage platform, which is built to ABS Class, has been launched in China.China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) will now begin installation and commissioning on the China-built platform - named “Deep Sea No…

Japan's Green Growth Strategy to Help Hit Carbon Neutrality Target

Dec 29, 2020

Japan laid out a “green growth strategy” last Friday that includes a goal to replace new gasoline-powered vehicles with electric cars by the mid-2030s to reach net-zero carbon emissions and generate nearly $2 trillion a year in green growth by 2050…

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