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Aker Solutions, Drydocks to Upgrade Petrojarl Knarr FPSO for Deployment at Equinor's Rosebank Field

Jan 09, 2023

Norway's Aker Solutions will upgrade Altera Infrastructure's Petrojarl  Knarr floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) to be redeployed at Equinor's Rosebank field development, offshore the UK. Petrojarl Knarr was built by Samsung…

TotalEnergies Hits Hydrocarbons at North Sea Appraisal Well

Jan 04, 2023

TotalEnergies encountered hydrocarbons upon entering the reservoir during recent appraisal drilling at the Isabella discovery in the UK North Sea, about 270 km southeast of Aberdeen.This was shared by Ithaca Energy, TotalEnergies' partner in the Isabella discovery (P1820) in Block 30/12d-12…

OKEA, DNO Looking at Options to Develop Brasse Discovery

Dec 29, 2022

The Norwegian oil and gas companies OKEA  and DNO Norge have signed a deal for OKEA to enter the offshore license in Norway containing the Brasse discovery, with a 50% stake effective January 1, 2023. Following the transaction, DNO  and OKEA will each hold 50% WI in the (PL740)…

North Sea Project Launched to Explore Powering Integrated Energy Hubs with Offshore Wind

Dec 29, 2022

Neptune Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ørsted and Goal7 to investigate using offshore wind-generated electricity to power new integrated energy hubs in the UK North Sea.Integrated energy hubs have the potential to combine multiple energy systems…

Crane on Tyra II Process Module Now in Permanent Use

Dec 27, 2022

Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) said Friday it had reached a milestone on the hook-up and commissioning campaign of Tyra II with the crane on the process module (the 'TEG') now in permanent use. 'The milestone was planned for early Q1 2023…

Lime Petroleum Buys 10% Stake in Repsol's Yme Offshore Field

Dec 23, 2022

Lime Petroleum AS, a subsidiary of Rex International, has completed the acquisition of a 10 percent stake in the Yme offshore oil field in Norway from Kufpec for an after-tax consideration of $$68.053 million. The completion, in agreement with KUFPEC…

Largest Shareholder of Hurricane Energy Seeks to Remove Top Management

Dec 23, 2022

Hurricane Energy's largest shareholder Crystal Amber Fund is calling for the removal of top management at the British company and the appointment of two directors from another firm that the fund says could invest in Hurricane.Hurricane put itself…

CGG, TGS Win OBN Seismic Survey Work Offshore Norway

Dec 22, 2022

Seismic data acquisition and processing companies CGG and TGS have together secured a contract for the acquisition and imaging of a dense ocean bottom node (OBN) multi-client seismic survey in the Sleipner Area of the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

170 Petrofac Workers on Repsol's North Sea Platforms Start Strike over Wages

Dec 22, 2022

Some 170 members of UK's largest union Unite working for Petrofac on Repsol's UK North Sea offshore platforms, are taking 48-hour strike action from Thursday, December 22, the union has informed. Separately, 76 unite members who are Petrofac…

RWE Selects Offshore Construction Base for Giant Offshore Wind Project in the UK

Dec 21, 2022

German renewable energy firm RWE has selected Port of Blyth as offshore construction base for its 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects.'Commissioned in December 2000, Blyth was home to the UK’s first offshore wind turbine pilot project…

Study Launched for Multi-GW Scale Offshore Hydrogen Production in Dutch North Sea

Dec 20, 2022

Danish engineering group Ramboll will investigate the feasibility of producing hydrogen offshore at a multi-gigawatt scale with NortH2 in the Dutch part of the North Sea.The NortH2 consortium, consisting of Eneco, RWE, Equinor and Shell, in partnership with Gasunie…

UK North Sea Merger: Serica Energy to Buy Tailwind

Dec 20, 2022

UK North Sea oil producer Serica Energy has agreed to buy Tailwind Energy Investments Ltd ('Tailwind') from Tailwind Energy Holdings LLP.The consideration for the acquisition comprises the issue of up to 111,048,124 new ordinary shares in Serica…

UK Regulator Fines Three North Sea Oil Firms for Excessive Flaring, Production

Dec 19, 2022

The UK offshore energy regulator, the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA), has fined oil companies EnQuest, Equinor, and Spirit Energy a total of £265,000 (currently around $323,533) for 'behavior that risks the industry’s drive to cut emissions and bolster the UK’s energy security…

Shell, Mitsubishi's Eneco Win Rights to Build 760MW Wind Farm in Dutch North Sea

Dec 16, 2022

Shell and Mitsubishi's subsidiary Eneco have won the bid to build an offshore wind farm at Hollandse Kust (west) lot VI, located in the North Seaoffshore the Netherlands. Shell said Thursday that the project would have an installed capacity of approximately 760 MW…

Norway: Aker BP, Partners to Spend $20.5B on New Offshore Oil and Gas Projects

Dec 16, 2022

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP and its partners will invest more than 200 billion crowns ($20.5 billion) to develop several oil and gas fields off Norway in the coming years, the company said on Friday. Aker BP and other oil firms working off Norway…

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