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First Turbine Installed at Arcadis Ost 1 Wind Farm Using "Unique" Floating Installation Method

13 hours ago

Heerema Marine Contractors has recently installed the first of 27 Vestas V174 – 9.5MW turbines at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany, using a floating installation method, for which the parties involved say is unique.Namely, the turbine was installed using Heerema's Thialf semi-submersible crane vessel instead of the typical method using a jack-up vessel.The plan…

Well Operations: Halliburton In 'Industry's First' Offshore Brazil

9 hours ago

Oilfield services giant Halliburton said this week it had successfully installed 'the industry's first' single trip, electro-hydraulic wet connect in deepwater for Petrobras in Brazil - a feat the company describes as a significant achievement in downhole electric completion technology…

Gasunie to Oversee Build of Dutch North Sea Hydrogen Network

9 hours ago

The Dutch government on Friday said it would appoint gas grid operator Gasunie to oversee plans to develop a hydrogen network in the North Sea, Energy Minister Rob Jetten said in a letter to parliament. The Dutch government is due on Dec. 8…

Platform Supply Vessel to Ship CO2 for Storage Under North Sea Seabed

10 hours ago

A platform supply vessel, normally used to deliver goods to offshore oil and gas platforms, is undergoing preparations in the Danish Esbjerg port to carry CO2 containers for storage in the North Sea.Offshore vessel owner Blue Water and offshore…

Philippines Must Find Way to Exploit South China Sea Resources, says President Marcos

13 hours ago

The Philippines must find a way to explore for oil and gas in the South China Sea even without a deal with China, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said on Thursday, emphasizing his country's right to exploit energy reserves in the contested waterway…

Noreco, Partners to Drill Two Infill Wells in Danish North Sea

14 hours ago

Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) has reached a Final Investment Decision (“FID”) on two infill wells in the Danish North Sea.The two wells will be drilled at the Tor reservoir in the Halfdan North East area, located in the central part of the Danish North Sea…

German Firm Buys Irish Offshore Wind Farm Site

14 hours ago

German renewable energy firm RWE said Friday it had bought the Irish company Western Power Offshore Developments Ltd, which is in the early stages of developing the East Celtic wind farm project offshore Ireland.The East Celtic wind farm site…

MMA Offshore Sells Batam Shipyard

16 hours ago

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has completed the sale of its shipyard in Batam, Indonesia.The planned sale was first announced back in May when MMA Offshore said it would sell its shipyard facility to Wasco Engineering Group…

Valeura Energy Books Tanker for Gulf of Thailand Oil Field

16 hours ago

Oil and gas company Valeura Energy has entered into a definitive agreement with PT Samudra Alam Transport to charter the MT Vula crude oil tanker to store oil produced from the Wassana oil field, offshore in the Gulf of Thailand.In Q2 2022,…

Equinor Sticks to Renewables Profit Goal amid Bottlenecks and Competition

17 hours ago

Norwegian energy firm Equinor's renewables business faces rising supply chain bottlenecks and strong rivalry for new projects, but will not compromise on its 4-8% investment return target, the head of the unit told Reuters.While still largely an oil and gas producer…

Norway: Aker BP Board Greenlights $19B Offshore Field Development Projects

17 hours ago

The Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP said Friday it would vote in favor of submitting Plans for Development and Operation (PDO) for the NOAKA field development project, the Valhall PWP-Fenris project, the Skarv Satellite Project, and the Utsira High projects…

Australia Court Ruling on Santos Raises Risks for Offshore Gas Projects

17 hours ago

Australia's Federal Court rejected on Friday an appeal by Santos Ltd to resume drilling on its $3.6 billion Barossa gas project off northern Australia after indigenous groups raised objections, potentially delaying other offshore projects.Three…

Norwegian Sea: Neptune's Calypso Discovery has Commercial Potential

18 hours ago

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has confirmed a new discovery the Calypso exploration well (PL938) in the Norwegian Sea.Preliminary estimates are between 1 - 3.5 million standard cubic meters (MSm3) of recoverable oil equivalents, corresponding to 6-22 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe)…

Wintershall Dea Expands Carbon Capture and Storage in Denmark

18 hours ago

German oil and gas producer Wintershall Dea said on Thursday it was teaming up with other companies to expand carbon capture and storage activities around a hub near Hirtshals on Denmark's northern North Sea coast.The hub will be linked to the Danish Greensand CCS project…

TotalEnergies to Cut UK North Sea Spending by 25% after Windfall Tax

Dec 01, 2022

TotalEnergies will cut its investment in British North Sea oil and gas projects by a quarter next year after the UK government hiked a windfall tax on the sector, the French firm's British exploration and production chief said on Wednesday.Energy…

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Well Operations: Halliburton In 'Industry's First' Offshore Brazil

Well Operations: Halliburton In 'Industry's First' Offshore Brazil

Gasunie to Oversee Build of Dutch North Sea Hydrogen Network

Gasunie to Oversee Build of Dutch North Sea Hydrogen Network

Platform Supply Vessel to Ship CO2 for Storage Under North Sea Seabed

Platform Supply Vessel to Ship CO2 for Storage Under North Sea Seabed

Philippines Must Find Way to Exploit South China Sea Resources, says President Marcos

Philippines Must Find Way to Exploit South China Sea Resources, says President Marcos

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