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Northland Power to Buy Offshore Wind Project in Canada

Mar 30, 2020

NaiKun Wind Energy company has entered into an agreement to sell the NaiKun Offshore Wind Farm - a project in early stages of development - located in the Hecate Strait off the coast of British Columbia, Canada to Northland Power.NaiKun said Monday that Northland…

Husky Suspends West White Rose Works on COVID-19 Fears

Mar 24, 2020

Canada's Husky Energy has decided to suspend construction activities on its West White Rose offshore project, citing the COVID-19 virus fears.The oil company sanctioned the West White Rose development in May 2017. The field is being developed…

Husky Energy Delays Projects, Cuts Upstream Capex by $900M

Mar 13, 2020

Canadian oil and gas company has cut its CAPEX and production guidance for 2020 amid the volatile oil market environment. The cuts will be made in its upstream business with projects put on hold in China, Indonesia, and Canada.The company has slashed its 2020 capital program reduced by $900 million…

Havyard Outsources Platform Supplier Work to Kleven

Feb 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel builder Havyard will outsource the construction of the Atlantic Harrier platform supply vessel to its compatriot yard Kleven, as delays with other projects have put a strain on Havyard’s Leirvik facility.The platform supplier was first ordered by Fafnir Offshore in 2014…

DOF Bags Several Deals for OSV Duo

Jan 29, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea has secured several contracts for two of its offshore vessels, with undisclosed clients.DOF subsea said it would carry out for pre-lay and LBL array installation activities in Guyana, subsea installation…

ExxonMobil down-mans Sable ahead of storm

Jan 04, 2018

ExxonMobil has down-manned facilities offshore Canada in advance of a winter storm expected to sweep through the area, says the Canada Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB).  The National Oceanic…

Hebron production begins flowing

Nov 28, 2017

ExxonMobil has initiated production from its Hebron field development project offshore eastern Canada, the company announced today (28 November). Expected to peak at 150,000 bo/d, Hebron will be the fourth producing field offshore Newfoundland and Labrador…

BP, Husky win Newfoundland acreage

Nov 08, 2017

BP and Husky Energy have been awarded acreage in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin offshore eastern Canada. The two companies bid approximately US$11.8 million (CAD$15 million) for the first of three parcels of 784,329 acres (317,407 hectares) offered…

Fugro to study seeps off Eastern Canada

Oct 25, 2017

Fugro has teamed up with Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI) to acquire offshore hydrocarbon seep data in advance of Canada’s 2018 east coast bid round. Bathymetry, backscatter and water column anomaly data will be collected to pull together…

MHWirth inks West White Rose drilling package contract

Oct 20, 2017

MHWirth has secured a contract from Wood Group Canada for a drilling package, including equipment, engineering and services for the West White Rose Project offshore Canada. Husky Energy is developing the West White Rose Project, together with its co-venture partners…

Kvaerner to support West White Rose installation

Oct 12, 2017

Husky Energy has awarded Kvaerner a contract for engineering and marine operations to tow and install the concrete gravity structure (CGS) for the West White Rose Project offshore Canada. The installation is scheduled for Q2 2021. The…

Dockwise inks West White Rose, Hermod and jacket transports

Sep 06, 2017

Royal Boskalis Westminster has won contracts, including transporting the West White Rose platform topsides in North America, transport of offshore wind jackets in Europe, and taking the Hermod semisubmersible crane to China to be scrapped…

White Rose work goes to TechnipFMC

Aug 29, 2017

TechnipFMC has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from Husky Energy for the West White Rose Project in Eastern Canada. The contract covers the supply and installation of subsea equipment including tie-in manifolds…

MTE to complete Hebron project

Aug 11, 2017

Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd. (MTE) will provide its on-site supervision and inspection services to facilitate the launch of the Hebron platform, which is scheduled to produce first oil by the end of 2017. Image from MTE…

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