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BP Spuds Exploration Well in Caspian Sea

Jan 27, 2023

Oil major BP, as the operator of the consortium behind the Azeri Shah Deniz field, has started drilling a new exploration well (SDX-8) in the contract area, in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.The company is using the Heydar Aliyev semi-submersible drilling rig…

Ocyan to Operate PRIO's Offshore Drilling Rig

Jan 27, 2023

Brazilian offshore drilling company Ocyan said Friday it had signed a contract to operate oil company PRIO's West Capricorn semi-submersible drilling rig.PRIO (Petro Rio) bought the offshore drilling rig from the offshore drilling firm Aquadrill in June 2022…

4,600 Good-paying jobs: RWE, National Grid JV Bids for New York Offshore Wind Rights

Jan 27, 2023

A joint venture between RWE Renewables and National Grid called Community Wind has submitted a proposal to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to provide New York State with electricity from 1.3 GW of offshore wind capacity to power nearly 500…

NES' Energy Design, Smart Control Systems for GC Rieber's Windkeeper Vessels

Jan 27, 2023

Turkish Cemre Shipyard has awarded HAV Group ASA’s subsidiary Norwegian Electric Systems AS (NES) a contract to deliver energy design, and smart control systems for two “Windkeeper” service operations vessels (SOV).The Turkish shipyard is building…

Offshore Winds BLOWing in Bulgaria

Jan 27, 2023

Under an EU-backed scheme, Bulgaria will see a 5 MW floating wind turbine demonstrator installed off its coast in the Black Sea within the next two years, as part of the Black Sea Floating Offshore Wind (BLOW) project. The project, which will see the turbine connected to an offshore gas platform…

OX2 Plans to Build 1.4GW Offshore Wind Farm in Finland

Jan 27, 2023

Sweden-based OX2 said Friday it had started the development of the offshore wind farm Tyrsky in the Gulf of Bothnia in the Finnish economic zone. The project is expected to have a total installed capacity of 1,4GW.OX2 received a research permit…

Mexican Energy Firms Lag Methane Emission Rules, Investigators say

Jan 27, 2023

Mexican oil and gas companies, including state giant Pemex, are lagging behind on their obligations to identify, report and mitigate methane emissions from their installations, an investigation by a group of non-profits found.Methane, a potent greenhouse gas that traps heat in the atmosphere…

Leading Light Wind Bids for New York Offshore Wind Contract

Jan 27, 2023

Leading Light Wind submitted its bid for an offshore wind power contract to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) as part of New York's third competitive offshore wind solicitation.Leading Light Wind, led by Chicago-based Invenergy and New York-based energyRe…

Semco Maritime to Keep Providing Nursing Staff to Equinor on Norwegian Continental Shelf

Jan 27, 2023

Danish energy industry services firm Semco Maritime has signed a new framework agreement with the Norwegian energy giant Equinor for the provision of temporary staffing services for offshore nurses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.Semco Maritime…

Petronas and ExxonMobil to Pursue CCS Projects in Malaysia

Jan 27, 2023

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas said Friday it had recently signed two agreements with U.S. major ExxonMobil to jointly pursue Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) projects in Malaysia.Petronas and ExxonMobil have committed to defining the next steps…

Ecopetrol CEO Bayon to Step Down on March 31

Jan 27, 2023

Colombian majority-state-owned energy company Ecopetrol on Thursday said Chief Executive Felipe Bayon will leave his post on March 31, following more than five years in the position. Bayon's departure represents a shake-up for Colombia's biggest…

Equinor and BP Jointly Bid for New York's Third Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jan 27, 2023

Norway's Equinor and UK's BP on Thursday jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3).The bid was submitted to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in response to the state’s most recent offshore wind energy solicitation…

QatarEnergy to Join TotalEnergies, Eni in Lebanon Offshore Exploration

Jan 27, 2023

QatarEnergy will join TotalEnergies and Eni in a three-way consortium to explore oil and gas in two maritime blocks off the coast of Lebanon, the Lebanese energy ministry said on Thursday.The announcement said agreements would be signed on Sunday…

Petro Rio Set to Take Over Petrobras' Campos Basin Field as $1,63B Paid

Jan 26, 2023

Brazilian oil and gas company Petro Rio (Prio) on Thursday paid $1.635 billion to Petrobras in relation to the acquisition of Petrobras' interest in the Albacora Leste offshore field, located in the Campos Basin, Brazil.The amount paid Thursday is in addition to the $292…

EEW SPC to Build Monopiles for 1.4GW UK Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 26, 2023

Germany's EEW Special Pipe Constructions ( EEW SPC) has signed a contract with offshore installation firm Van Oord to manufacture 100 monopile foundations for RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm, to be located in the UK North Sea.The Sofia Offshore…

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