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Shell, UK Regulators Renew Talks on Jackdaw Offshore Field Development

Jan 21, 2022

Royal Dutch Shell and British regulators have revived talks on developing the Jackdaw gas field in the North Sea as the government struggles with soaring gas and power prices, company and industry sources said.In recent weeks, Secretary of State at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Kwasi Kwarteng has repeatedly highlighted the importance of the North Sea oil and gas industry despite climate activists pressing Britain to reduce its dependency on fossil fuels…

Heerema Marine Contractors to Remove Four Petrogas' North Sea Oil Platforms

Jan 24, 2022

Petrogas E&P Netherlands, a part of Petrogas E&P LLC, based in Muscat, Oman), has awarded Heerema Marine Contractors a contract to decommission multiple North Sea oil platforms.The contract is for the removal of the Haven, Hoorn, Helm, and Helder…

Vår Energi to List on Oslo Børs

Jan 24, 2022

Eni and HitecVision-backed Point Resources Holding, owning respectively of 69.85% and 30.15% of the Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi AS, said Monday they planned to launch an initial public offering for Vår Energi and for the company to apply for a listing on Oslo Børs (the “IPO”)…

Oceaneering Secures Multi-well, Multi-operator P&A Contract in Dutch North Sea

Jan 21, 2022

Six oil and gas companies operating in the Dutch sector of the North Sea have signed a deal with subsea services firm Oceaneering for the decommissioning of Mud Line Suspension (MLS) wells in the Dutch North Sea.These wells were once drilled for exploration purposes…

Bumi Armada to Sell Three Ice-class Vessels to Lukoil for $44.5M

Jan 20, 2022

Malaysian FPSO specialist and offshore support vessel owner Bumi Armada has decided to sell its icebreaking vessels operating in the Caspian Sea for Lukoil, in line with its plan to exit the offshore marine service business.Bumi Armada said…

Norway's December Oil & Gas Output Rises

Jan 20, 2022

Norway's oil and gas output in December rose from the previous month, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) showed on Thursday.Crude oil output increased to 1.84 million barrels per day (bpd) in December from 1.73 million bpd in November…

Fugro Orders First-of-Its-Kind XL Class USV for North Sea Operations

Jan 20, 2022

Dutch geodata firm Fugro has ordered an uncrewed surface vessel of SEA-KIT XL Class for future North Sea operations. According to USV maker SEA-KIT, the 18-meter USV, to be named Blue Eclipse, will be the first of its kind, and will be constructed…

EDS HV Secures Work on Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 20, 2022

James Fisher Renewables's subsidiary EDS HV Group has won a contract to provide the high voltage safety management commissioning phase at Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm, off the coast of the German region of Pomerania.The contract…

Aker Offshore Wind 'Confident' Despite ScotWind Disappointment

Jan 20, 2022

Norway-based offshore wind developer Aker Offshore Wind said Thursday it remained committed to its strategy and to developing its international project portfolio despite the disappointing result in the ScotWind leasing round where the company did not secure any project licenses…

Kremlin: Idle Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Bad for Consumers, Economy

Jan 19, 2022

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday that the fact no gas was being shipped through the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany, which is awaiting regulatory clearance, was bad for gas consumers and economic development during the COVID-19 pandemic…

Germany Signals it Could Halt Nord Stream 2 Pipeline if Russia Invades Ukraine

Jan 19, 2022

Germany signaled on Tuesday that it could halt the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia if Moscow invades Ukraine, and Western nations rallied behind Kyiv over a Russian troop buildup that has stoked fears of war.Stepping up diplomacy after talks with Russia ended in stalemate last week…

Decarbonization: Seismic Surveyor PGS Nets Another CO2 Storage Survey Gig

Jan 19, 2022

PGS, a Norwegian seismic data company best known for its offshore oil and gas exploration services, is expanding into the carbon capture and storage arena with its second carbon storage survey deal announced in as many days.Namely, a day after…

Equinor Wins 26 Production Licenses Off Norway. Plans to Drill 25 Exploration Wells in 2022

Jan 18, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has been awarded 26 new production licenses by Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy Award in Predefined Areas. In total, Norway has offered 28 companies ownership interests in a total of 53 offshore oil…

APA 2021: Norway Offers Offshore Acreage to 28 Oil Firms

Jan 18, 2022

Norway has offered 28 companies ownership interests in a total of 53 offshore oil and gas production licences on the Norwegian Shelf in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2021.Awards in predefined areas (APA) is an annual exploration round in the most mature areas on the Norwegian shelf…

Denmark’s Energy Islands: Fugro Wins Cable Route Survey Deal

Jan 18, 2022

Dutch offshore survey specialist Fugro has won a contract with Danish grid operator Energinet in relation to the Energy Island that will be built in the Danish North Sea to serve as an offshore power plant distributing up to 10 GW of offshore wind to Denmark and other neighboring markets…

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