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U.S. Coast Guard Boards Containership in Connection to California Pipeline Oil Spill

Oct 18, 2021

The U.S. Coast Guard boarded a container ship on Saturday in the Port of Long Beach that dragged its anchor close to a subsea pipeline found to be the source of an oil spill off Orange County, California, it said in a press release.The spill released some 3…

Aker BP Gets Drilling Permit for Lyderhorn East Offshore Well

Oct 18, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP has received a drilling permit for an exploration well to be drilled in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The well 24/12-7 - known as Lyderhorn East prospect -  is located in the production license 1041. It will be drilled…

Northern Drilling Cancels Another Drillship Order with DSME

Oct 18, 2021

Billionaire John Fredriksen-owned offshore drilling company Northern Drilling has canceled another drillship order with South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering.After canceling the order for the West Aquila drillship in August…

"THE RIG" - Saudi Arabia Launches Offshore Platform Inspired Tourism & Entertainment Project

Oct 17, 2021

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund, announced on Saturday the launch of 'THE RIG', which it said would be the world's first tourism destination on offshore platforms.The fund, the engine of Crown Prince Mohammed…

Esgian: Seadrill’s Fleet Value Plunges

Oct 15, 2021

Seadrill’s creditors are now the proud owners of 24 offshore rigs. The most important question for them: what are they worth? Esgian's Hans Jacob Bassoe writes.Earlier this year, Seadrill filed for chapter 11 for the second time since 2017 and…

RockRose Takes Over SSE's UK North Sea Gas Fields

Oct 15, 2021

Viaro Energy's subsidiary RockRose has completed the acquisition of several producing assets in the UK North Sea from SSE for £120 million (US$164 million) with an additional contingent payment of £40 million (US$54 million).RockRose acquired…

New Kupe Compressor to 'Allow Us to Suck Harder on the Straw,' NZOG CEO Says

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy has completed work on the Kupe compression project in New Zealand, which will allow for the gas plant, which had seen declining production in recent years, to produce at full rate from the Kupe offshore gas field…

Germany's Nord Stream 2 Gatekeeper: The Long Road Until Gas Flows

Oct 15, 2021

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is completed and ready to pump Russian gas to Europe, but nothing is flowing yet because it is still awaiting clearance from Germany's energy regulator.Europe's most controversial energy project, which is led by Russian gas giant Gazprom…

Crystal Steel to Build Offshore Wind Steel Fabrication Plant in Maryland for Ørsted's U.S. Projects

Oct 15, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has said Friday it had signed a deal to establish Maryland’s first offshore wind steel fabrication center at Crystal Steel Fabricators in Federalsburg, Maryland. 'Ørsted’s investment in Crystal Steel will enable…

Lukoil, Gazprom Neft in Enhanced Oil Recovery Pact

Oct 15, 2021

Russian oil companies Lukoil and Gazprom Neft have struck a deal to cooperate in the area of oil recovery enhancement projects. 'The agreement provides for joint work on improving chemical methods of enhanced oil recovery. It will lay the foundation…

Oil Prices Hit a Fresh Three-year High on Supply Deficit Concerns

Oct 15, 2021

Oil prices hit a fresh three-year high on Friday, climbing above $85 a barrel on forecasts of a supply deficit over the next few months as rocketing gas and coal prices stoke a switch to oil products.Brent crude futures were up 80 cents, or 0…

ZE PAK, Ørsted to Create JV for Offshore Wind Projects in Poland

Oct 15, 2021

Poland’s largest privately-owned energy producer ZE PAK, which is looking to shift from coal to renewables, and Denmark's Ørsted world's largest offshore wind developer have signed a letter of intent to jointly take part in the upcoming auction for seabed leases in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea…

Bounty Farms Into Coastal's Cerberus Project, Off W. Australia. Drilling Planned for 2022

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Bounty Oil and Gas has agreed to farm into four oil-prone offshore licenses in Western Australia, owned by Coastal Oil and Gas.Bounty will acquire a 25% stake in licenses EP  475, EP 490, EP 491 and TP 27 (collectively…

Subsea 7, Schlumberger Secure Work on Turkey's Giant Offshore Gas Find

Oct 15, 2021

Subsea 7 has confirmed the award of a major contract by Turkish Petroleum for the Sakarya field development offshore Turkey in the Black Sea. Subsea 7 defines a major contract as being one where Subsea 7’s share of revenue is over USD 750 million…

Vestas to Install Huge 15MW Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype in Denmark

Oct 15, 2021

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will install a prototype of its giant 15 MW offshore wind turbine at the Østerild National test center for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. Vestas will install the prototype at the test center in the second half of 2022…

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