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Equinor Doubles Share of Investment in Renewables

Nov 09, 2022

Norwegian energy giant Equinor is on track to almost double its share of its investment in renewable energy this year, despite walking away from expensive offshore wind deals, the chief executive said on Tuesday. Around 20% of company's gross investments in 2022 will be in renewable energy, CEO Anders Opedal told Reuters on the sidelines of the U.N. climate summit COP27 in Egypt. That's up from 11% of its investment budget the previous year…

Exail's DriX USV Gets Lloyd's Register Certification

Nov 29, 2022

Marine classification society Lloyd's Register has awarded its first certification for an Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) to the DriX maritime drone.Developed by Exail, a high-tech company and pioneer in the field of maritime autonomy, the DriX…

EU Supports COP27 Call to Phase Down All Fossil Fuels

Nov 15, 2022

The European Union supports a call by India to phase down fossil fuel use as part of a COP27 deal, the bloc's climate policy chief Frans Timmermans said on Tuesday, provided it does not weaken previous agreements on reducing the use of coal…

CIP Picks Stiesdal Floater for 100MW Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 12, 2022

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has selected Stiesdal Offshore’s TetraSub floating foundation structure for the 100MW Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm project, to be located off the coast of Dounreay, Caithness, Scotland.The technology…

LR and Triumph Announce Sustainable Vessels JDP

Oct 10, 2022

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Triumph Energy (Triumph), a marine technology company specializing in green technology and automation, have announced a new Joint Development Project (JDP) to ensure vessels are built and operated sustainably. The collaboration…

GTT's 'POWER' Digital Solution Gets LR AIP

Sep 27, 2022

French engineering firm GTT reports it has been granted an approval in principle (AIP) from classification society Lloyd’s Register for a new digital solution, “POWER” (Prediction of Operational Windows to Enable Regas operations).POWER has…

U.S. Court Upholds ConocoPhillips' $8.7B Award for Loss of Venezuela Assets

Aug 23, 2022

A U.S. court upheld a tribunal's $8.75 billion award to U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips COP.N over the expropriation of its Venezuelan oil assets, granting a default judgment in the case on Friday.The decision gives the U.S. company new authority to collect on a 2019 award by a World Bank tribunal…

BOEM to Conduct Environmental Review of First Proposed Offshore Wind Project in Maryland

Jun 07, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Interior said Monday that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) would conduct an environmental review of the first proposed wind energy project offshore Maryland, in line with the country's goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030…

Offshore Wind Development Moves Forward in the New York Bight

Feb 24, 2022

The New York Bight auction is made up of six leases containing an estimated 5.6 GW of bottom-fixed offshore wind capacity that can serve New York and New Jersey offshore wind requirements, amongst others. Till now, New York and New Jersey have secured a combined capacity of 8…

Construction of New York’s First Offshore Wind Farm Set to Start as Final Approval Granted

Jan 20, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has granted Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for the South Fork Wind, New York’s first offshore wind farm, Ørsted confirmed Thursday. This is the final decision…

China's CNOOC Sets 2022 Output Target 10% above 2021 Goal

Jan 11, 2022

China's biggest offshore oil and gas producer, CNOOC Ltd, on Tuesday set its 2022 production target at 600 million-610 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe), 10% above last year's goal.The company targeted output of 545 million-555 million boe in 2021…

Financial Close Reached for 298MW Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Dec 08, 2021

The Zhong Neng offshore wind project in Taiwan has reached financial close, Copenhagen Offshore Partners said Wednesday.The process for reaching financial close on the Zhong Neng project started 14 months ago and the large-scale offshore wind project will now be financed through CI IV…

UK to Launch $220M Floating Wind Fund

Nov 01, 2021

Britain will launch a 160 million pound ($220 million) fund to help developers of floating offshore wind technology as part of efforts to ramp up renewable power and meet climate targets, the government said on Friday.The announcement comes…

ORE Catapult Secures Funding for Five Projects to Drive Forward Maritime Decarbonisation

Sep 15, 2021

The UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has said it has secured funding for five projects as part of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, funded by the Department for Transport and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK…

Gulf Marine Services Taps LR for Software Solution to Boost Efficiency

Sep 08, 2021

UAE-based Gulf Marine Services (GMS), a company providing jack-up service vessels for the offshore oil, gas, and renewables industries, has hired Lloyd's Register for the installation of a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.GMS said the system would provide its with a central…

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