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Denmark to Boost North Sea Gas Output, Renewable Energy to Quit Russian Supply

Apr 19, 2022

Denmark's government on Tuesday said it aimed to significantly boost renewable energy supply and temporarily increase production of natural gas from its fields in the North Sea, in a move to rapidly become independent of Russian supplies.'We will increase production of natural gas in the North Sea for a limited time period,' Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told reporters during a briefing on Tuesday…

Denmark: TotalEnergies Adds Two Months to Maersk Drilling's Jack-up Rig Term

Aug 12, 2022

Denmark-based offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling said Friday that TotalEnergies EP Denmark A/S had exercised an option to add two months to the accommodation services work scope for the jack-up rig Maersk Interceptor in the Danish North Sea…

Ørsted, ATP Pen Deal with GlobalConnect to Make North Sea Energy Island "a cross-border digital hub"

Jun 07, 2022

Denmark-based offshore wind developer Ørsted and ATP, Denmark’s largest institutional investor, which want to build an energy island offshore Denmark have signed an agreement with digital infrastructure and connectivity player GlobalConnect…

Ørsted Still Refuses to Pay for Russian Gas in Roubles. Says Gas Supplies Could be Cut

May 30, 2022

Ørsted on Monday warned that Russia's Gazprom Export could stop supplying gas to the Danish energy company because it has refused to pay in roubles, but such a move would not immediately put Denmark's gas supplies at risk.Russia's rouble payment…

Offshore Wind: Agreement Opens Dutch Waters to Danish Vessels

May 09, 2022

A new agreement between Denmark and the Netherlands enhances the competitive situation for Danish ships operating within the offshore sector in the Netherlands.With the agreement, the authorities of the two countries mutually accept that high…

Baltic Pipe Ready to Ship Norwegian Gas to Denmark

Apr 29, 2022

Work on the Baltic Pipe project in the North Sea has been completed, and the pipeline is ready to ship Norwegian gas to Denmark, info on the project's website shows.Baltic Pipe is a strategic EU infrastructure project led by Danish and Polish…

Viking Link: NIB Grants Another Loan for Denmark-UK Subsea Power Cable

Mar 07, 2022

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed on a 10-year loan deal with Danish grid operator Energinet to increase the co-financing to construct the Viking Link, a 760- kilometer 1.4 GW high voltage direct current electricity interconnector…

RWE Signs Deal to Build Thor, Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 28, 2022

German renewable energy giant RWE has this week signed a 30-year concession agreement with the Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen) for the rights to build and operate Denmark's largest offshore wind farm to date, the 1GW Thor. The wind farm…

Norwegian Competition Watchdog Clears Maersk Drilling/Noble Corp. Merger

Jan 17, 2022

The Norwegian Competition Authority has given its approval to the proposed merger between offshore drilling contractors Maersk Drilling and Noble Corporation.Denmark's Maersk Drilling and U.S. rival Noble Corp announced the proposed $3.4 billion…

Denmark: TotalEnergies Charters Havila PSV

Dec 22, 2021

Oil and gas company TotalEnergies EP Denmark has awarded Havila Shipping a contract for the platform supply vessel Havila Fanø.The contract is for a firm period of 14 months, with further optional periods. 'The contract is in direct continuation of the existing contract starting today…

Vattenfall Takes FID on 344 MW Danish Offshore Wind Project

Dec 15, 2021

Swedish power firm Vattenfall has taken the final investment decision for the 344 MW Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord offshore wind project in Denmark, valued at 769 million euros (~$866,8 million).'With the final investment decision at a value…

RWE Wins Rights to Build Thor, Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 01, 2021

Thor Wind Farm I/S, a consortium RWE AG, RWE Renewables GmbH, RWE Renewables Management UK Limited, has won the concession to build Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark, after Denmark held a lottery to decide the winner on Dec. 1.Thor offshore…

Denmark Signs Offshore Wind Power Link Deals with Germany and Belgium

Nov 23, 2021

Danish grid operator Energinet signed deals on Tuesday with Belgium's Elia and Germany's 50Hertz that move Denmark closer to building two sea links connecting its offshore wind turbines to Germany and Belgium to boost the flow of green energy in the region…

McDermott Delivers Bridges, Flare for TotalEnergies' Tyra Project Offshore Denmark

Nov 01, 2021

Offshore construction and installation firm McDermott has said it has recently completed its first delivery of two bridges and a flare for TotalEnergies' Tyra redevelopment project offshore Denmark.The work package for the Tyra Redevelopment is executed from McDermott's fabrication yard in Batam…

Costs Rise for Danish Part of the Baltic Pipe Project

Oct 04, 2021

The Danish part of the Baltic Pipe Project, a strategic EU infrastructure project led by Danish and Polish companies Energinet and Gaz-System to build a gas pipeline from the Norwegian part of the North Sea to Denmark and Poland, will cost more than previously expected…

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