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Samsung Heavy, MISC to Build Floating CO2 Storage Units

Jan 19, 2023

South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries said Wednesday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Malaysia's MISC to jointly develop floating CO2 storage units.The Floating CO2 Storage Unit (FCSU) is a new concept of offshore unit that…

Hoegh Pens 10-year FSRU Charter Deal with Germany

Jan 19, 2023

Höegh LNG said Thursday it had signed a binding 10-year charter with the German government for the supply of the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Hoegh Gannet.The FSRU vessel will be based at the Deutsche Energy Terminal GmbH-run Elbehafen LNG project in Brunsbüttel…

Eolus, PNE Partner Up to Develop 1GW Offshore Wind Farm in Latvia

Jan 19, 2023

Eolus and PNE have created a joint venture to develop the Kurzéme offshore wind project in Latvia. The wind farm will have a capacity of around 1 GW and is planned to start commercial operation before 2030.The project area is located in the Baltic Sea…

First Steel Cut in Turkey for Acta Marine's New Offshore Wind Vessel Duo

Jan 19, 2023

The steel cutting ceremony of the first of two next-generation Methanol MDO/HVO-powered DP2 Construction Service Operating Vessels for Acta Marine was held on January 18, 2023, at Tersan in Turkey. The SX216 design of the vessel has been developed…

As Harbour Energy Plans Job Cuts, OEUK Says Tax Hikes Make UK a Risky Place to Invest

Jan 19, 2023

Offshore Energies UK, a body representing the UK's offshore energy industry, has called for the government to help rebuild investment confidence following tax hikes that have forced the UK's biggest oil and gas producer in the North Sea, to start planning job cuts…

Havfram Subsea Reclaims Ocean Installer Name after Offshore Wind Business Sold

Jan 19, 2023

Offshore construction company Havfram Subsea said Thursday it was taking back its Ocean Installer name.The company's subsea business was known as Ocean Installer from the company's inception in 2011, with the 2020 name change reflecting its diversification into the offshore wind industry…

UK North Sea Oil Giant to Cut Jobs Due to Windfall Tax

Jan 18, 2023

The British North Sea's biggest oil and gas producer Harbour Energy told its staff that it plans job cuts in the wake of a windfall tax imposed on the sector last year, the company said on Wednesday.The jobs would be cut in Harbour Energy's headquarters in the North Sea hub of Aberdeen…

Offshore Wind: Shipbuilder Selected for Crowley, Esvagt JV SOV

Jan 18, 2023

Following the news on Wednesday that Crest Wind, a joint venture between Crowley and ESVAGT, is set to build a service operation vessel for operations in the U.S. offshore wind sector, the partners have now selected a shipbuilder for the SOV construction…

Ørsted to Become Sole Owner of 1.1GW Wind Farm Off New Jersey

Jan 18, 2023

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has agreed to buy Public Service Enterprise Group’s (PSEG) 25 percent stake in Ocean Wind 1, a 1,1 GW offshore wind project located 15 miles off the coast of southern New Jersey. The acquisition gives Ørsted complete ownership of Ocean Wind 1…

Indian, European Oil Firms Looking to Bid for Guyana Offshore Blocks

Jan 18, 2023

Guyana's upcoming bidding round for offshore areas has caught the interest of top energy companies from Asia to Europe, according to people familiar with the matter, even as the government continues to work out terms for the auction.The South…

Norway's HAV to Design Service Operation Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Project

Jan 18, 2023

CREST has chosen HAV Group ASA’s subsidiary HAV Design to develop a newbuild service operation vessel (SOV) destined for a US offshore wind project.'The contract marks the U.S. breakthrough for HAV Design, which becomes the first European ship designer to develop an SOV for the U…

Swift Anchors Looking to Expand Engineering Team

Jan 18, 2023

Swift Anchors, a UK-based company that develops anchoring solutions for the global offshore energy (floating wind, floating solar, tidal and wave) and aquaculture industries, is looking for new engineers to join its team. The company said that…

Wintershall Dea Exits Russia

Jan 18, 2023

BASF will take a 7.3 billion euro ($7.9 billion) writedown as its Wintershall Dea energy business pulls out of Russia, the German chemicals giant said, triggering a net loss for 2022 and sending its shares lower. Wintershall Dea has deep ties to Russia…

Fugro Wins Survey Deal for Gas Field Project Offshore Brunei

Jan 18, 2023

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro said Wednesday it had received a 'sizeable' contract from Petronas Carigali Brunei, for the Kelidang Cluster gas field development project.Under the contract, Fugro will carry out various site characterization…

Indonesia's 2022 Oil, Gas Lifting Below Target, but Investment Rising

Jan 18, 2023

Indonesia's oil and gas lifting last year came in below target due to unplanned shutdowns and maturing blocks, but exploration and production investment is poised to take off, the country's upstream regulator SKK Migas said on Wednesday.Indonesia's crude oil lifting stood at 612…

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