Offshore Energy News


Hempel Coatings to Protect Orbital O2 Tidal Energy Turbine

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Coatings specialist Hempel said it has provided coatings to protect the Orbital O2 tidal energy turbine – dubbed the world’s most powerful tidal turbine. O2 is set to operate at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the Orkney Islands in the UK…

Six Rescued, Dozen Missing After Lift Boat Capsizes in Gulf of Mexico

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Six people were rescued near the coast of Louisiana after a commercial [lift boat] capsized about eight miles off Port Fourchon on the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said late Tuesday.About a dozen people are still missing after the 129…

Chevron, Moreld Invest in Floating Wind Tech Firm Ocergy

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Oil major Chevron has, via its Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), entered the offshore wind arena through investment in Ocergy, a company developing floating offshore wind turbine foundation technology and environmental monitoring buoy.Ocergy…

IKM Acona Hires Havila PSV

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Norwegian offshore vessel operator Havila Shipping has secured a contract for its platform supply vessel Havila Borg.The contract is with IKM Acona AS, a company providing well management and engineering services for the oil and gas industry…

Norwegian Seismic Firm SeaBird Exploration Bags First Offshore Wind Gig

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Norwegian company SeaBird Exploration, known for its seismic survey services in the offshore oil and gas space, has won a contract in the offshore wind industry.In what is SeaBird's first foray into the offshore wind industry, the company said…

Ex-Bibby Offshore Man Takes Helm of Decom North Sea

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Decom North Sea (DNS), a UK-based body dedicated to the oil and gas decommissioning sector, has announced the appointment of Fraser Moonie, former COO of Bibby Offshore, as Chief Executive Officer.  'Well-known across the international marketplace…

Remus Horizons Moves to Take Over FAR, Enter Senegal Offshore Block

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Private investment fund Remus Horizons has launched a conditional takeover offer for the Australian oil company FAR, which owns a stake in the RSSD offshore area in Senegal, containing the Sangomar offshore oil development.FAR has recently agreed to sell its stake in the Sangomar to Woodside…

BP Makes Oil Discovery at Puma West Well in Gulf of Mexico

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BP on Tuesday announced an oil discovery at the Puma West prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The well, located in the Green Canyon Block 821, was drilled by BP on behalf of partners Chevron and Talos Energy.It is located west of the…

U.S. Appeals Court Affirms Atlantic, Arctic Offshore Leasing Bans

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A federal appeals court on Tuesday confirmed bans on offshore oil leasing in most federal Arctic waters and in the Atlantic after the Trump Administration tried to open them up to development.The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said President Joe…

Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint - Ireland's Coal-fired Plant Site to Become Green Energy Hub

Apr 13, 2021

Ireland's state-owned Electricity Supply Board (ESB) last Friday announced a decision to convert Moneypoint, the country's only coal-fired power plant, into the country's first green energy production hub as part of the project called Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint…

Aibel: Large Johan Sverdrup P2 Platform Module Leaves Thailand

Apr 13, 2021

Norwegian company Aibel, specializing in the construction of modules for offshore oil and gas platforms, last week saw the giant Main Support Frame (MSF) module for the Johan Sverdrup P2 platform in Norway leave its yard in Thailand, two years after the start of the construction…

Aquaterra Energy Bags its Largest Riser Analysis Contract

Apr 13, 2021

Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has said it has won its largest riser analysis contract to date, with an unnamed 'major Middle Eastern operator.'Under the five-year agreement, Aquaterra will provide green and brownfield riser analysis…

Swedish Wave Energy Tech Developer Attracts Funding

Apr 13, 2021

Swedish wave energy technology developer Novige AB has received funding from the Swedish Energy Agency for its NoviOcean wave energy converter concept.Novige got a budget of 5.6 MSEK (USD 652,201) approved by the Swedish Energy Agency, where 1…

Bilfinger Salamis Enters Collaboration with Wind Turbine Blade Repair Firm GEV

Apr 13, 2021

Energy industry operations, maintenance and asset integrity contractor Bilfinger Salamis UK has formed a strategic partnership with Hull-based blade repair and maintenance specialists GEV Wind Power (GEV), bolstering its position in the renewables market…

Current News

Hempel Coatings to Protect Orbital O2 Tidal Energy Turbine

OHT CEO Torgeir Ramstad Discusses the Company's Offshore Wind Push

Six Rescued, Dozen Missing After Lift Boat Capsizes in Gulf of Mexico

Chevron, Moreld Invest in Floating Wind Tech Firm Ocergy

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