Offshore Activity


Norway's Wealth Fund Asks Shell for More Climate Policy Details

May 17, 2024

Norway's $1.6 trillion sovereign wealth fund urged Shell on Friday to give investors more information about its revised climate targets, but said it would not back a call by a group of 27 shareholders for the oil company to strengthen those targets…

Jan De Nul Orders Another XL Cable Layer

May 17, 2024

Offshore installation services company Jan De Nul has ordered another XL cable laying vessel (CLV), identical to the Fleeming Jenkin, which boasts ‘unrivalled cable-carrying capacity’.Like the Fleeming Jenkin, the vessel will be 215 meters long and can transport 28…

Sif and Dillinger Make ‘Green Deal’ for Fully Circular Offshore Wind Monopiles

May 17, 2024

Sif and Dillinger have strengthened their collaboration which aims to make offshore wind monopiles fully circular by signing several agreements which relate to securing low-emission steel plates for the foundations, developing decommissioning process for such infrastructure…

Australia's Carnarvon Energy Seeks Bids for Company or Asset Sale

May 17, 2024

Australian oil and gas explorer Carnarvon Energy is seeking a buyer for the company or its assets, including its share in the Dorado oil field co-owned with local producer Santos, a document prepared by adviser JPMorgan showed.The company's strategic review…

Doris, Rosen and Spiecapag Team Up to Repurpose Natural Gas Pipelines for Hydrogen

May 17, 2024

Doris, Rosen and Spiecapag have joined force to create the Pipeline Transition Alliance, a partnership dedicated to re-purposing natural gas infrastructure to hydrogen service.As part of the alliance, Rosen will be responsible for pipeline inspection…

Hy2gen USA and Ocean Connect to Explore Hydrogen Production from Offshore Wind

May 17, 2024

Hy2gen USA, the U.S. subsidiary of German-based green hydrogen producer Hy2gen, and Ocean Connect Energy (OCE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly investigate the potential to power renewable hydrogen production from offshore wind…

Saipem Secures $850M Contract from Eni-BP Joint Venture Offshore Angola

May 17, 2024

Italian offshore energy services firm Saipem has secured a contract from Azule Energy, a joint venture between Eni and BP, for the development of Ndungu field as part of Agogo Integrated West Hub Project, offshore Angola.Saipem’s scope of work entails the engineering…

Nearly $1 Billion Dedicated to US Floating Wind Development

May 17, 2024

The U.S. departments of Energy (DOE), Interior, Commerce, and Transportation has released a report summarizing their progress toward the goals of the Floating Offshore Wind Shot™, an interagency initiative to drive U.S. leadership in design…

New Studies Highlight Offshore Wind Energy Potential in the Gulf of Mexico

May 16, 2024

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released two new studies on offshore wind energy in the Gulf of Mexico.The first study, “Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Energy Hurricane Risk Assessment” analyzed hurricane risk to wind turbines operating in the Gulf of Mexico…

Empire Wind 1 Gets New York Construction Approval

May 16, 2024

Norwegian energy company Equinor has received approval from the New York State Public Service Commission to start building its Empire Wind 1 offshore wind farm, Governor Kathy Hochul said on Thursday.Electricity generated from offshore wind farms is important to U…

Seadrill to Sell its Qatar Jack-up Fleet

May 16, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill on Thursday announced it has reached a deal to sell its three-rig fleet of jack-ups in Qatar.The definitive agreement will see Seadrill sell the rigs West Castor, West Telesto and West Tucana, as well as…

Anchoring Ops for FPSO Atlanta Start Offshore Brazil

May 16, 2024

Oil and gas company Enauta has started anchoring operations for the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit Atlanta in Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.As planned, the FPSO Atlanta arrived at Atlanta Field in Santos Basin on May 11…

Wind Power LAB Releases LASSIE to Fend Off Lightning Damage at Wind Farms

May 16, 2024

Danish-based Wind Power LAB (WPL) has launched an innovative lightning surveillance tool tailored to combat strike damages to wind farms through early detection of potential risk.The new Lightning Analysis Service, known as LASSIE, is said to…

Brunvoll to Equip REM Offshore's Next-Gen Subsea Construction Vessel

May 16, 2024

Brunvoll has signed a contract with Myklebust Verft shipyard for the delivery of a thruster package to REM Offshore’s new energy subsea construction vessel (ESCV).The contract is for one vessel with an additional vessel as an option.Brunvoll…

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