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Borr Drilling Finds Buyer for Three Under-construction Jack-ups

Jun 27, 2022

Jack-up drilling rig owner Borr Drilling has signed a binding letter of intent with an unnamed buyer for the sale of three high-spec jack-up drilling rigs currently under construction with Keppel FELS shipyard for $320 million.Borr Drilling…

RWE, Bourbon to Jointly Bid for French Floating Wind Projects

Jun 27, 2022

Renewable energy company RWE Renewables France and offshore vessel services provider Bourbon Subsea Services have agreed to jointly bid for the Mediterranean floating offshore wind auction.The two companies have applied to be selected as eligible bidder for the A06 tender…

Equinor Gets Nod for Norwegian Sea Wildcat Drilling

Jun 27, 2022

Norwegian oil company Equinor has been granted a drilling permit to drill the exploration well 6607/12-5 in the Norwegian Sea, offshore Norway.The well site is located in the production license 943. The drilling permit was granted on June 24…

BW Energy to Buy Saipem FPSO in Brazil for $73M

Jun 27, 2022

Oil and gas company BW Energy has agreed to buy Saipem's Cidade de Vitoria FPSO for $73 million in cash. The vessel is currently owned by Saipem and operated for Petrobras in the Golfinho field offshore Brazil.The sale and purchase of the FPSO…

China: Shanghai Electric's New Offshore Wind Turbine Rolls Off Production Line

Jun 24, 2022

Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group Co., Ltd. said Friday its first EW8.X-230 offshore wind turbine generator had recently rolled off the production line at the Putian manufacturing facility.The wind turbine generator is designed for the medium…

European Gas Prices Dip as Correct Previous Gains, Norwegian Flows Rise

Jun 24, 2022

Dutch and British wholesale gas prices mostly fell on Friday morning, correcting gains made the previous day after Germany triggered the second phase of its emergency gas plan.The benchmark Dutch wholesale gas contract for July delivery  was down 4…

ION Geophysical Wraps 3D Seismic Project in Mauritania

Jun 24, 2022

ION Geophysical has completed the reprocessing and reimaging of approximately 19,100 km² of 3D seismic data offshore West Africa for its Mauritania 3D reprocessing program. The multi-client program was undertaken through an exclusive agreement with the Ministry of Petroleum…

Corio, FECON Plan to Build 500MW Offshore Wind Farm in Vietnam

Jun 24, 2022

Corio Generation,  a recently established offshore wind branch of Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG), has signed an agreement with Vietnamese construction and infrastructure group FECON for a proposed 500 MW offshore windfarm in Ba Ria…

ADS Maritime Holding Buys Into Equinor-bound Shuttle Tanker Quarter

Jun 24, 2022

ADS Maritime Holding has agreed to acquire a 5 % shareholding in AET Sea Shuttle AS and AET Sea Shuttle II AS, the owners of four modern shuttle tankers operating in the North Sea, mainly on long term charters to Equinor. The vessels are Eagle Blane…

Petronas Signs PSC for North Ketapang Block in Indonesia

Jun 24, 2022

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas, via its subsidiary Petronas North Ketapang, has signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for the North Ketapang Block located onshore and offshore East Java, Indonesia.Petronas won the North Ketapang…

North Star Orders Daughter Craft Duo from Alicat for Dogger Bank Wind Farm Ops

Jun 24, 2022

UK-based offshore vessel operator North Star has awarded a £2 million contract to Great Yarmouth firm Alicat Workboats to build two new Chartwell designed daughter craft.The vessels will be added to North Star's new renewables fleet which is bound for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm…

Bumi Armada Loses Appeal in FPSO Contract Termination Case Against Woodside

Jun 24, 2022

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Bumi Armada has lost its appeal in relation to a 2020 court decision in which it had lost a case against Woodside concerning an FPSO contract termination from 2016.Woodside terminated the contract in 2016 for the FPSO Armada Claire…

Petrobras to Sell Deepwater Assets to BW Energy for Up to $75 Million

Jun 23, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras' management approved on Thursday the sale of its entire stake in the Golfinho and Camarupim deepwater oil fields for up to $75 million to Norway's BW Energy Ltd.The sale is part of Petrobras' strategy to divest assets and focus on more profitable operations…

Sevan Hummingbird FPSO Set to Leave Chestnut Field in North Sea

Jun 23, 2022

Teekay's Sevan Hummingbird FPSO is set to leave Spirit Energy's Chestnut oil field in the North Sea after 13 years of oil production at the site.According to notice to mariners issued by Teekay on Thursday, the FPSO is currently being disconnected from its moorings…

Crowley, ESVAGT Tighten US Offshore Wind Partnership

Jun 23, 2022

Following last year's initial agreement to team up in the U.S. offshore wind industry, Crowley and ESVAGT have executed additional joint venture agreements that further strengthen their commitment to support purpose-built, Jones Act vessel development and availability for the budding energy sector…

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