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Oil Industry Gears Up to Tap U.S. Climate Bill for Carbon Capture Projects

Aug 16, 2022

Tax credits in the $430 billion U.S. climate and tax bill set to be signed into law this week will kickstart carbon sequestration projects, say oil and gas proponents, offsetting startup costs for some of the anti-pollution initiatives.Carbon capture and storage hubs that take gases from chemical…

Amid Energy Crisis, EU Plans to Help Gas-rich Mozambique Boost Security

Aug 16, 2022

The European Union is planning a five-fold increase in financial support to an African military mission in Mozambique, an internal EU document shows, as Islamist attacks threaten gas projects meant to reduce the EU's reliance on Russian energy…

Bombora Wraps Up Tank Testing of Floating Hybrid Energy Platform

Aug 16, 2022

Wave energy converter developer Bombora Wave Power (Bombora) has completed tank testing of a floating foundation system suitable for the InSPIRE solution, where Bombora's mWave technology is combined with a wind turbine onto a single floating offshore platform…

Steerprop's Propulsion Package for Maersk's First Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Aug 16, 2022

Steerprop, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance propulsion systems, has won a major order to supply the complete propulsion package for Maersk Supply Service's recently ordered Wind Installation Vessel (WIV). Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine Ltd…

Oceanographers Call for Study on Impact of Floating Wind on Shelf Seas Mixing and Marine Life

Aug 16, 2022

While floating wind farms are seen as the next big thing in the renewable energy industry as they can be installed further from shore where the winds are stronger, oceanographers from the UK's Bangor University are calling for new research to…

Skanska to Build Offshore Wind Staging Port in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Aug 16, 2022

Sweden-based Skanska, one of the country's largest construction firms, has signed a contract with the Virginia Port Authority to rebuild 72 acres of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA. The project will redevelop approximately…

Hunting's Titanium Stress Joints for Beacon Offshore Energy's Shenandoah Project

Aug 16, 2022

Energy industry services company Hunting PLC has won a contract to provide titanium stress joints through multiple EPC Contractors for Beacon Offshore Energy’s Shenandoah development in the Gulf of Mexico.Hunting will provide (2) 10.75” Titanium Grade 29 Stress Joints utilized for Production…

Solstad Offshore Wins AHTS Deals with Equinor, Enauta

Aug 16, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has exercised an option to extend the contract for Solstad Offshore's Normand Ferking AHTS vessel for one more year to November 2023.Equinor has the option to extend the contract for a further one year after the expiration of the current contract…

Norway's Climate Choice: Old Oil, Gas Fields Switch to Green Power or Close Early

Aug 15, 2022

Norway will have to phase out some of its old oil and gas fields prematurely to achieve its 2030 climate goals, unless it can use carbon-free power on more offshore platforms to cut their emissions, the country's Climate Minister Espen Barth Eide said…

Greater Balder Area: Vår Energi Increases Norwegian North Sea Foothold

Aug 15, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi said Monday it had acquired 30% ownership in production licenses (PL) 820S and 820 SB north of the Balder field in the North Sea from Lime Petroleum, Pandion Energy, and Lundin Energy Norway AS (now Aker BP)…

Norway's July Gas Exports Hit Record High

Aug 15, 2022

Norwegian natural gas exports hit a record high of 128.4 billion crowns ($13.26 billion) in July as prices and demand in Europe surged amid the disruption of Russian supplies, official data showed on Monday.Natural gas revenues were four times higher than for July last year…

Petrobras Orders Giant $2.9B FPSO from Keppel

Aug 15, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras said Monday it had ordered an FPSO from Keppel Shipyard, for deployment at the Búzios offshore oil field in Brazil.The FPSO, named P-80 will be the ninth unit to be installed in the field, and, according to Petrobras…

Shell Makes Gas Discovery at Colombia's Deepest Offshore Well

Aug 15, 2022

Oil major Shell has made a gas discovery in ultra-deep waters in the southern Colombian Caribbean, its partner, Colombia-based oil company Ecopetrol, said.The Gorgon-2 well is located 70 kilometers off the coast and was drilled at a water depth of around 2…

Saudi Aramco's Amin Nasser: A Homegrown Engineer Who Reached the Top

Aug 15, 2022

At an industry event this year in Riyadh, the Saudi energy minister paused at about 9 p.m. in front of some 1,000 people and told them it was bedtime for Amin Nasser, the chief executive of state-owned producer Saudi Aramco.He was not joking…

Aker BP Makes Oil and Gas Find Near Skarv Field

Aug 15, 2022

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has made an oil and gas discovery 14 km northeast of the Skarv field in the Norwegian Sea and 220 kilometers west of Sandnessjøen, Norway.The wildcat well 6507/3-15 encountered an oil and gas column totaling about 115 meters in the Fangst and Båt groups…

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