Offshore Energy News


UK: ORE Catapult, NZTC Team Up to Help Power Oil & Gas Platforms with Floating Wind

10 hours ago

The UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Net Zero Technology Centre said Thursday they'd examine potential pathways for the delivery of innovative floating offshore wind technology integrated with existing energy infrastructure…

HST Marine Orders Three Battery-powered Fast Crew Suppliers from Damen

12 hours ago

Offshore energy industry services provider High Speed Transfers (HST) Marine has ordered three Fast Crew Suppliers 2710s from Damen Shipyards for an undisclosed fee.Damen Shipyards said that the vessels would be fitted with 190kW battery arrays…

China's CNOOC Beefs Up Stake in Giant Offshore Oil Field in Brazil

13 hours ago

Chinese oil company CNOOC said Thursday it had completed the acquisition of another 5% stake in the Production Sharing Contract of the Transfer of Rights (TOR) Surplus Volume related to the Búzios oil field, offshore Brazil.the Búzios oil field is located in the Santos Basin…

Peterson's Logistics Services for ODE AM-managed North Sea Assets

13 hours ago

Energy industry logistics provider Peterson said Thursday it had won a three-year contract with ODE Asset Management (ODE AM) to provide integrated logistics services from the Port of Lowestoft in the UK.Peterson will provide quayside services…

Expro Wins $50M North Sea Well Intervention and Integrity Deal with Apache

14 hours ago

Oilfield services firm Expro has secured a $50 million contract with oil and gas company Apache Corporation for work on its Beryl and Forties assets in the UK North Sea.The fully integrated well intervention and integrity services contract involves…

Norway: Vår Energi Books Floatel Rig for Balder FPU Work

14 hours ago

Vår Energi, a Norwegian oil and gas company, has awarded Floatel International a contract for its Floatel Superior offshore accommodation rig.The rig will support Vår Energi's lifetime extension program for the North Sea production vessel Balder FPU in 2023…

Germany Plans to Buy Majority Stake in Unit of Dutch Grid Operator TenneT - sources

14 hours ago

The German government wants to buy either a majority stake or all of the German subsidiary of Dutch power grid operator TenneT as part of Berlin's planned transition towards sustainable energy use, two German government sources told Reuters…

Greek FSRU Projects in the Pipeline

15 hours ago

As demand grows for liquefied natural gas in Europe in the wake of the war in Ukraine, Greece has relied heavily on its sole LNG terminal off Athens to replace Russian gas imports. Now it is looking to build new floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) that could be operational by 2024…

Germany and Norway Want NATO to Protect Subsea Infrastructure after Nord Stream Attacks

15 hours ago

The leaders of Germany and Norway said on Wednesday they would jointly ask NATO to coordinate the protection of Europe's subsea infrastructure in light of the suspected attacks on the Nord Stream gas pipeline network.European countries have…

Van Stee Offshore Orders Multi-purpose Workboat from Damen

Nov 30, 2022

Van Stee Offshore has ordered an 80-meter Multibuster 8020 ultra-shallow draught, multi-purpose workboat from the Dutch shipbuilder Damen.According to Damen, Van Stee’s Multibuster 8020 is the first of a new class that combines the key elements of Damen’s Multi-Cat and Shoalbuster workboat classes…

Keel Laying Ceremony Held for Two Shanghai Electric SOVs

Nov 30, 2022

A keel-laying ceremony was held for two Ulstein-designed offshore wind service operation vessels (SOV) on Wednesday at the ZPMC yard.Shanghai Electric, a Chinese wind turbine manufacturer, ordered the two vessels of the Ulstein SX195 and SX197 designs…

Capricorn AGM Could Aid Alternative to NewMed Deal, says Palliser

Nov 30, 2022

Capricorn Energy's move to ask shareholders for permission to bolster its options for payouts could pave the way for an alternative to its planned merger with NewMed, top-three Capricorn shareholder Palliser told Reuters. Palliser is one of…

Malaysia's Petronas Posts Q3 Profit, Warns of Continuing Market Volatility

Nov 30, 2022

Malaysia's state energy firm Petroliam Nasional Berhad, or Petronas, on Wednesday posted a near doubling of its third quarter profit and warned of continuing volatility in oil and gas prices. The company reported a profit of 30.8 billion ringgit in the July-September period…

New JV Eyes Floating Wind Projects in Sweden, Finland

Nov 30, 2022

Offshore wind developers Eolus and Simply Blue Group have created a joint venture, SeaSapphire, under which they plan to develop floating offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea. SeaSapphire is starting the early development of four commercial…

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