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Husky Energy's Offshore Project in China Nears Completion

Sep 02, 2020

Canadian oil and gas company Husky Energy said Wednesday it was moving towards the startup of the Liuhua 29-1 field at the Liwan Gas Project, offshore China. Husky said that the tie-in of the Liuhua 29-1 field at the Liwan Gas Project was complete…

PHOTO: SWS Shipyard Launches FPSO Prosperity Hull

Sep 01, 2020

China's Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) shipyard has delivered another Guyana-bound FPSO hull for the Dutch FPSO specialist SBM Offshore.Following the delivery of the Liza Unity hull in late 2019, SWS on Monday delivered the Liza Prosperity hull…

Neptune Energy Extends Deepsea Yantai Rig Contract to Late 2021

Aug 31, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has extended the contract for the Deepsea Yantai semi-submersible offshore drilling rig.The rig, owned by China's CIMC and managed by the Norwegian drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling, was recently used to…

CNOOC 1H Profit Slumps on Virus-hit Demand, Low Oil Prices

Aug 19, 2020

China's national offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC Ltd said first-half profit slumped by nearly two-thirds to the lowest since December 2017, as the coronavirus pandemic battered energy demand and sent oil prices to historical lows.The listed…

AqualisBraemar to Oversee Construction of Offshore Wind Vessels in China

Aug 13, 2020

Offshore energy consultancy AqualisBraemar will oversee the construction of two self-elevating wind turbine installation vessels in China.The jack-up units will be constructed at Chinese shipyard Dayang Offshore Equipment. The vessels will be built for OuYang Offshore Co…

OHT Enters Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Business

Jul 30, 2020

Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT), a company specializing in, well, offshore heavy transport, has decided to diversify its offering and dive into the offshore wind turbine generator installation business.OHT said Thursday it had entered into a…

TAS Terminates Shipbuilding Deals for 16 Offshore Vessels

Jul 24, 2020

Malaysian offshore vessel operator TAS Offshore has canceled shipbuilding contracts for 16 offshore support vessels.The company had signed the contracts in the 2013-2015 period with two Chinese shipbuilders Guangzhou Hangtong Shipbuilding and Shipping Co…

PipeChina to Buy $56B Worth of Pipelines

Jul 24, 2020

China took a major step in the reform of its national oil and gas pipeline network, with newly formed PipeChina agreeing to buy pipelines and storage facilities valued at 391.4 billion yuan ($55.9 billion).Under the deal, PipeChina, known formally as China Oil and Gas Pipeline Network…

CNOOC's Offshore Field in Liaodong Bay Starts Oil Production

Jul 20, 2020

Chinese oil company CNOOC has started production from its Luda 21-2/16-3 offshore development in China.The Luda 21-2/16-3 project is located in Liaodong Bay of Bohai Sea, about 39 kilometers north of Luda 10-1 oilfield and 90 kilometers northwest of Suizhong 36-1 onshore terminal…

China's MingYang Launches 11MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Jul 10, 2020

China's MingYang has this week launched the MySE11-203, dubbed the world's biggest hybrid drive wind turbine, of the nameplate capacity of 11 MW.Per MingYang, the turbine features a rotor diameter of 203 meters and has a 31% higher annual energy production than its predecessor…

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs to Advise China on Pipeline Asset Transfers

Jul 08, 2020

Top Chinese energy firms have mandated investment banks Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to act as advisors for multi-billion dollar deals transferring key oil and gas pipeline assets into a national energy infrastructure giant, four sources said…

Seacor Marine Completes Seacosco Acquisition

Jul 07, 2020

The U.S.-based offshore support vessel company Seacor Marine has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent stake in Seacosco from affiliates of China's Cosco Shipping Group.Seacor Marine will consolidate the operating results of…

ABB Solutions for Yinson's Marlim 2 FPSO

Jul 06, 2020

Swiss-based technology giant ABB will provide electrical, control, and telecommunication solutions for Malaysia-based Yinson's new FPSO - Anna Nery. Once delivered, the FPSO will be deployed at Petrobras' Marlim 2 oil field offshore Brazil.'Leveraging…

Is Asia’s Offshore Wind Sector Ready For Take-off?

Jul 01, 2020

With virtually unlimited technical potential, offshore wind could play a critical role in helping to decarbonize the region, Wood Mackenzie's  Asia Pacific Vice-Chair Gavin Thompson writes.Asia’s pathway to a low carbon future is challenging…

China's Sinopec Starts Hiring for New Risk Management Unit

Jun 29, 2020

China Petrochemical Corp, or Sinopec Group, has started hiring for six top management positions for a new commodities risk management unit, according to a statement posted on the state energy company's official wechat account on Sunday.Formally…

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