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Magseis Fairfield's North Sea OBN Survey Scope Increases

Sep 14, 2022

Norwegian seismic data acquisition firm Magseis Fairfield has secured an increased scope of work related to an offshore survey project awarded back in June 2020.On June 30, 2020, Magseis Fairfield said it had secured a 4D OBN monitor survey for the North Sea 2021 summer season…

CGG Joins UK Research Assessing Ecosystem Impact of Offshore Wind Farms

Sep 14, 2022

French seismic data specialist CGG is acting as a special technical partner in a consortium research project led by Bangor University to identify opportunities that benefit biodiversity and the conservation of species around offshore wind farms…

Shell, TotalEnergies, Equinor, Others Apply for Exploration Acreage Offshore Norway

Sep 14, 2022

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy said Tuesday it had received applications from 26 oil and gas companies in connection with APA (Awards in predefined areas) annual offshore acreage licensing rounds.Shell, Equinor, Inpex, TotalEnergies…

Serica Energy's 'High-impact' Wildcat Drilling Faces Delays Due to Rig Equipment Failure

Sep 14, 2022

Serica Energy has hit a snag with the drilling of a high-impact North Eigg exploration well off the UK due to rig equipment failure, and the operations are now expected to take six weeks longer than originally expected. According to Serica,…

U.S. Customs Clarifies Foreign Vessel Scope For Offshore Wind Cable Installation

Sep 14, 2022

U.S. Customs and Border Protection clarified further the permissible foreign vessel scope of work for offshore wind cable installation in rulings issued on June 30, 2022, and September 2, 2022. In two instances – installation of cable protection…

Emission Reduction: Maersk Supply Service to Use Biofuel Across Offshore Vessel Fleet

Sep 14, 2022

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service has introduced a new product ECO Offshore that it says could help its customers reduce carbon emissions from offshore operations.According to Maersk Supply Service, the company has recently…

Shearwater GeoServices, WesternGeco in Seismic Survey Services Deal

Sep 14, 2022

Marine seismic services firm Shearwater GeoServices has signed a multi-year global agreement for the purchase of geophysical data acquisition services by WesternGeco, and the award of a survey in Australia under the new agreement.The agreement…

Scientists Who Detected Massive Pemex Methane Leak Say 'No way' They Made a Mistake

Sep 14, 2022

Scientists who detected a massive methane leak at an offshore platform run by Mexico's Pemex said Tuesday there was 'no way' they had made a mistake, roundly rebutting claims by the state oil company that the emissions were smaller and less polluting…

Tullow Oil Sticks to Capricorn Merger Plans, $200M Cashflow Guidance

Sep 14, 2022

Africa-focused Tullow Oil said on Wednesday it would stick to the current form of its plan all-share merger plan with Capricorn Energy CNE.L, shrugging off criticism from some Capricorn investors who say the deal undervalues the company.Capricorn's board supports the merger…

Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Removes Two Tyra Jackets

Sep 14, 2022

Offshore installation and decommissioning firm Allseas said earlier this week that its giant Pioneering Spirit vessel was on its way to Frederikshavn, Denmark, to deliver two more offshore jackets for recycling. 'Our record-breaking construction…

Tailwind Energy Brings North Sea Field Online

Sep 13, 2022

UK-based oil and gas company Tailwind Energy has started production from its Evelyn field in the North Sea, a tie-back development connected to Dana Petroleum's Triton FPSO via a subsea production line and umbilical services line.Evelyn is located in licence P…

Offshore Safety Regulations Must Reflect Sound Engineering Practices And Design, NOIA Says as DOI Proposes Changes to Well Control Rule

Sep 13, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Interior on Monday announced proposed revisions to the 2019 Well Control Rule, 'to ensure offshore oil and gas operations on the Outer Continental Shelf are conducted with the utmost safety and oversight standards…

ADNOC Eyes Higher Gas Output with $548M Lower Zakum Subsea Pipeline Deal

Sep 13, 2022

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) earlier this month announced a $548 million contract to build a new main gas line at its Lower Zakum field offshore of Abu Dhabi. ADNOC said the award would increase Lower Zakum field’s gas production capacity…

All Turbines Installed at France's First Commercial Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 13, 2022

Jan De Nul has completed the installation of 80 sets of 6 MW wind turbine generators (WTG) at Saint-Nazaire, France's first commercial offshore wind farm.The company said Tuesday it had completed the project 'significantly ahead of schedule…

CNOOC Brings Online 7,100 BPD Offshore Oil Field in China

Sep 13, 2022

Chinese offshore oil company CNOOC Limited has started oil production from its Kenli 6-1 Oilfield 10-1 North Block Development Project, offshore China.The development project locates in the south of Bohai Sea, with an average water depth of about 19 meters…

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