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New 250kW Hydrogen Fuel Cell Prepped for Maritime

Jul 10, 2024

Sydrogen Energy Pte. Ltd. (Sydrogen), a Singapore-based fuel cell components and systems company, announced its entry into the maritime market with a 250 kW fuel cell power module. Developed in a collaboration signed with Shanghai Hydrogen Propulsion Technology Co…

Norway Gives Six Companies Carbon Storage Licenses in North Sea

Jun 20, 2024

Norwegian Ministry of Energy has offered four new exploration licenses for CO2 storage on the Norwegian continental shelf to Equinor, Vår Energi, OMV (Norge), Lime Petroleum, Aker BP and PGNIG Upstream Norway.All four offered licenses are in the North Sea…

Equinor and GRTgaz to Store Captured CO2 from France Offshore Norway

Jun 17, 2024

Equinor and main French gas transmission operator GRTgaz have signed project development agreement (PDA) to develop a transport system for captured CO2 from industrial emitters in France for permanent storage offshore Norway via the planned CO2 Highway Europe pipeline project…

Vestas to Pilot Sustainable Aviation Fuel at Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm

May 23, 2024

Danish offshore wind turbine maker Vestas will test the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for helicopters transporting technicians and jack-up vessel crew at the Baltic Eagle Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea.The helicopters will be partly powered…

UK: North Sea Operators Propose $3.7B of Emissions Reduction Schemes

May 10, 2024

North Sea oil and gas operators could invest up to $3.7 billion in 14 major projects capable of cutting up to 32 million tonnes of lifetime CO2e emissions from their production activities, according to North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA).The…

ABS and Seatrium Partner on Decarbonization and Energy Transition

May 08, 2024

U.S.-based classification ABS on Wednesday announced it is expanding its partnership with Singaporean shipbuilding group Seatrium to advance cutting-edge marine and technology projects that target decarbonization and energy transition in the marine and offshore sectors…

McDermott’s Subsidiary Grabs Marsa LNG Job Worth Up To $250M

May 08, 2024

CB&I, a wholly owned subsidiary of McDermott, has been awarded a significant contract by TotalEnergies and OQ joint venture for the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) of a full containment concrete liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tank…

Wood Scoops TotalEnergies’ Decarbonization Job in North Sea

May 06, 2024

Engineering consultancy Wood has secured a new decarbonization contract from TotalEnergies to support flare gas recovery in the North Sea.The 23-month contract, part of the Elgin-Franklin Flare Gas Recovery System Project, follows Wood's successful…

Decarbonization Offshore O&G: Navigating the Path Forward

Apr 25, 2024

In recent years, the oil and gas industry has faced mounting pressure to address its environmental impact. This has led many companies to set decarbonization targets – we are tracking more than 460 targets set by independents, majors, and NOCs across the sector…

TotalEnergies, OQ Reach FID for Marsa LNG Project in Oman

Apr 22, 2024

French energy giant TotalEnergies and Oman National Oil Company (OQ) have reached the final investment decision (FID) on the Marsa LNG project, which will feature an LNG plant completely powered by renewable energy that will produce LNG for use as a marine fuel for maritime transportation…

Ocean Charger for Offshore Wind Vessels Proves a Success

Apr 16, 2024

The industry consortium behind the Ocean Charger project, led by Vard, has completed the demonstration of the charging solution in a port as well the connection solution offshore, proving the technology designed to supply clean power to offshore wind vessels is ready for the market…

He Dreht Offshore Wind Farm to Power Steel Production in Germany

Apr 12, 2024

Energy utility giant EnBW and steel company SHS - Stahl-Holding-Saar have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the supply of green electricity from the He Dreht offshore wind farm that will be used to power steel production.The long-term…

SEACOR Marine Upgrades PSV with Hybrid Battery Power System

Apr 05, 2024

U.S.-based SEACOR Marine has completed the installation of a hybrid power system on its platform supply vessel (PSV) SEACOR Yangtze.Beginning in February 2024 in Norway, Kongsberg Maritime started the upgrade of the UT771 CDL SEACOR Yangtze with the Deckhouse Energy Storage System…

Electrification: Equinor's Sleipner and Gudrun Fields Start Partly Operating on Shore Power

Apr 04, 2024

The Sleipner field center, along with the Gudrun platform and other associated fields - operated by Equinor - is now partly operating on power from shore in a decarbonization effort that will reduce annual emissions from the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) by 160…

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