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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…

Sarens PSG Bags Moray West Monopiles Contract

Jan 26, 2023

Sarens PSG, a joint venture between Sarens and PSG Marine & Logistics established in summer 2022, has won a contract to undertake the marshalling work at Invergordon of 62 monopiles prior to installation as part of the Moray West offshore wind farm offshore the UK…

Maersk Supply Service Pens Major Contract for FPSO Work in Brazil

Jan 26, 2023

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service said Thursday it had signed an assignment agreement with TechnipFMC for work in Brazil.The scope covers the pre-installation of the mooring system and hook-up of the FPSO P-78. The FPSO P-78 will be the seventh FPSO in the Búzios field…

Highland Council Grants Planning Permission for Pentland Floating Wind Farm's Onshore Infrastructure

Jan 26, 2023

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners-led Pentland floating offshore wind farm has been granted planning permission in principle from Scotland's Highland Council for its onshore infrastructure.To be located 7.5km off the coast of Dounreay in Caithness…

First Sea Cable Installed for TenneT's West Alpha Offshore Substation

Jan 26, 2023

Jan de Nul Group and LS Cable & System have completed the installation of the first sea cable for West Alpha offshore wind substation for Dutch grid operator TenneT. The offshore installation contractors used the cable-laying vessel Connector…

Reuters: Equinor Launches Sale of Stake in Nigeria Offshore Oilfield

Jan 26, 2023

Norway's Equinor  has launched the sale of its stake in an offshore Nigerian oilfield, joining a retreat by Western energy firms from the West African country as they focus on newer and more profitable operations, three industry sources said…

Trinidad Offers to Pay for Venezuelan Gas with Humanitarian Supplies

Jan 26, 2023

Trinidad and Tobago would pay Venezuela for natural gas produced at an offshore development with humanitarian supplies like food and medicine, Prime Minister Keith Rowley said, to comply with a U.S. license prohibiting cash payments to the government of President Nicolas Maduro…

SeaTwirl Gets Nod to Test Vertical-axis floating Wind Turbine in Norway after Appeal Rejected

Jan 26, 2023

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has given METCentre the concession to test SeaTwirl´s vertical-axis floating wind turbine.The concession comes after the Norwegian authority Norges Vassdrags- og Energidirektorat (NVE) rejected an appeal to overturn SeaTwirl’s S2x concession in Norway…

DOF Wins $51M Offshore Vessel Charter with Petrobras

Jan 26, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF said Wednesday that Brazil's Petrobras had awarded a new long-term charter contract to DOF's Brazilian affiliate Norskan Offshore Ltda. for an AHTS to operate as AHTS-TS or TO.Petrobras has hired the Skandi Ipanema vessel for four years firm…

Libya to Sign Offshore Gas Deals with Italy's Eni, NOC's Bengdara Says

Jan 26, 2023

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) will sign offshore gas exploration and production deals with Italy's Eni on Saturday, NOC head Farhat Bengdara told a television channel. The deal would require $8 billion to produce up to 850 million cubic feet a day of gas from the Mediterranean…

EDG Wins Topside Modification Contract for Talos Energy's Ram Powell Platform

Jan 25, 2023

Louisiana-based firm EDG has recently won a topside modification contract from Talos Energy for the Ram Powell platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to accommodate the Venice and Lime Rock subsea tiebacks.EDG, which says it has executed  more than 25 subsea tiebacks over the years…

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