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Norway's Aug Gas Output Exceeds Forecast, Oil Lags

Sep 21, 2022

Norway's crude oil output in August missed the official forecast, while gas output exceeded expectations, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) showed on Wednesday.Crude oil output rose to 1.77 million barrels per day (bpd) in August from 1…

Odfjell Drilling Secures More Work for CIMC's Deepsea Yantai Offshore Rig

Sep 21, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has signed a contract with Shell in Norway for the use of the offshore drilling rig Deepsea Yantai.The 2019-built rig is owned by China's CIMC and managed by Odfjell Drilling.The contract, announced Tuesday…

Tennet to Launch Tender for Offshore Cables in North Sea

Sep 20, 2022

Dutch grid operator Tennet said on Tuesday it would launch a tender to build high voltage cable lines running between land in Germany and the Netherlands and connectors near wind turbine parks being built in the North Sea.    In a statement…

Marco Polo Marine to Build, Operate CSOV as Offshore Wind Industry 'Grapples with Shortage'

Sep 20, 2022

Singapore-listed firm Marco Polo Marine said Tuesday it planned to build, own and operate a new Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) to meet the rising demand for support vessels required to service the booming offshore wind farm industry in Asia…

NOC's Boaty McBoatface Monitors Marine Environment at North Sea Oil Fields

Sep 20, 2022

The UK-based National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has started conducting research with the robot submarine ‘Boaty McBoatface’ on end-of-life oil fields off the coast of the Shetland Islands to help monitor and protect the marine environment in…

McDermott Bags Significant Contract with TotalEnergies Offshore Angola

Sep 20, 2022

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott International said Tuesday that it secured a 'significant' contract with TotalEnergies EP Angola Block 17/06.  McDermott defines a significant contract as between USD $250 million and $500 million…

Certex Wins Work At World’s Deepest Fixed-bottom Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 20, 2022

UK-based Certex UK said Monday it had secured a major framework to supply statutory inspection and maintenance of Balance of Plant (BoP) equipment at the 114-turbine, 1,075MW Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, located off the coast of Angus in the North Sea firth…

Norway's METCentre Licensed to Test Four New Offshore Wind Turbines

Sep 20, 2022

The Marine Energy Test Center (METCentre) in Norway has been licensed to test four new offshore wind turbines on the Norwegian west coast. Arvid Nesse, head of METCentre and Norwegian Offshore Wind, said: 'This expansion strengthens Norway's…

Mubadala Energy Makes Gas Discovery Offshore Sarawak, Malaysia

Sep 20, 2022

Mubadala Energy on Tuesday confirmed the discovery of a good-quality gas reservoir penetrated by the Cengkih-1 exploration well in Block SK320, off the coast of Sarawak province, offshore Malaysia. Preliminary analysis shows a significant gas…

Damen Working on New Vessel Class to Support Growing Floating Wind Industry

Sep 20, 2022

Dutch firm Damen Shipyards said Tuesday it was working to develop a new class of vessel that will be capable of supporting the growing floating wind industry.Damen has cited forecasts which indicate that by 2050 over 200GW or around 13,500 units…

Putin Tells Europe: "If you want gas then open Nord Stream 2"

Sep 20, 2022

President Vladimir Putin last Friday denied Russia had anything to do with Europe's energy crisis, saying that if the European Union wanted more gas it should lift sanctions preventing the opening of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.Speaking to reporters…

Well-Safe Solutions Nets $30M North Sea P&A Deal with Neptune Energy

Sep 20, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy said Tuesday it had awarded a $30 million decommissioning contract to Well-Safe Solutions, for a campaign covering more than 20 wells located across eight Dutch and UK North Sea fields.'It is the first multi-region…

Italy's Commissioner Confident in a Timely Decision on New FSRU

Sep 20, 2022

Italy's commissioner for the set up of a new regasification terminal is confident the infrastructure could get the green light by the end of October, in time for extending the country's LNG capacity at the beginning of 2023.Under the government's energy plan…

Exxon Boosts Guyana Oil Output, Undecided on Future Auction Bid - source

Sep 20, 2022

Exxon Mobil Corp is uncertain whether it will bid for new offshore areas Guyana wants to explore, a person close to the matter said, as the oil major ramps up production faster than expected and the South American country wrestles with fixing terms of new oil leases…

OMV Hires Deepsea Yantai to Drill Eirik Well

Sep 19, 2022

Odfjell Drilling announced that on behalf of CIMC OFFSHORE AS, it has agreed a contract with OMV Norge AS for the use of the drilling rig Deepsea Yantai to drill one firm well Eirik in PL 817 in the North Sea, plus one optional well in 2023 or 2024…

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Norway Will Patrol its Oil and Gas Platforms with Help from Allies

Norway Will Patrol its Oil and Gas Platforms with Help from Allies

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ConocoPhillips Scandinavia Raises Security Level after Drone Sightings

DOF Subsea Nets U.S. Gulf of Mexico Work

DOF Subsea Nets U.S. Gulf of Mexico Work

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Brazil: Manati Field Output Interrupted Due to Low Gas Demand

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