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Eni, Fincantieri in Decarbonization Co-op

Jun 03, 2020

Italian industrial giants, energy firm Eni and shipbuilding group Fincantieri have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore innovative initiatives in the field of decarbonization and circular economy, including offshore renewable technologies…

Equinor Officially Names Its U.S Offshore Wind Project

Jun 03, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor has officially named its wind project off the coast of New England, USA. The name is Beacon Wind.'Beacon conveys a sense of hope and guidance, qualities that we value very highly at Equinor, especially now,” said Siri Espedal Kindem…

OKEA Moves Draugen Maintenance Forward as Norway Imposes Output Cuts

Jun 03, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas firm OKEA will carry out maintenance works on its Draugen platform earlier than initially planned, following the Norwegian government's decision in April to cut oil production to support oil prices.OKEA's Draugen field in the Norwegian Sea…

China: Empyrean Gets More Time to Drill at 29/11 offshore block

Jun 03, 2020

London AIM-listed oil and gas explorer Empyrean Energy has been given more time to drill a well in its 29/11 offshore block in China.Empyrean said Wednesday that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant global control policies, it engaged…

Fred. Olsen Ocean CEO Moves to Ocean Installer to Lead Offshore Wind Business

Jun 03, 2020

Norwegian offshore installation company Ocean Installer has established a new business segment focused on Offshore Wind and has appointed Even Larsen, currently CEO of Fred. Olsen Ocean, as the director of its new business segment. Larsen will join starting from August 1…

Innogy Shares to be Delisted as E.ON Completes Takeover

Jun 03, 2020

Shares in Innogy, once Germany's No.1 energy group by market cap, are expected to be delisted this week, as rival E.ON said it completed a buy-out of minority shareholders as part of a broader deal to break up the firm.'In the months ahead,…

ENGIE Fabricom, Iemants JV to Build Hollandse Kust (North) Substation

Jun 02, 2020

A consortium of the Belgian companies ENGIE Fabricom and Iemants will supply the offshore substation platform for the Hollandse Kust (North) wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, TenneT has informed.A wind farm with a total installed capacity of…

Proserv Subsea Controls for IOG's SNS Development

Jun 02, 2020

Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has awarded Proserv a complete subsea controls system contract for IOG’s Core Project Phase 1 development in the UK Southern North Sea.IOG's Core Project Phase 1 comprises the development and production of the Southwark…

Walney Extension Sells Transmission Assets

Jun 02, 2020

Walney Extension Limited, a joint venture owned by Ørsted (50%), PKA (25%) and PFA (25%), and the operator of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the UK, has signed an agreement for the sale of its transmission assets to Diamond Transmission Partners Walney Extension…

WFS, SES Team Up in Subsea Cable Protection Space

Jun 02, 2020

WFS Technologies (WFS) and Subsea Energy Solutions (SES) have joined forces in the space of condition monitored cable protection systems for the offshore energy industry.The collaboration will see WFS utilize its smart wireless Seatooth technologies…

Boskalis, Bouygues, Saipem JV to Build Fécamp OWF GBS

Jun 02, 2020

A consortium of Bouygues, Saipem, and Boskalis has been awarded the contract for design, construction, and installation of 71 concrete Gravity-Based Structures (GBS) which will serve as foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm turbines in Normandy…

Prosafe Gets Short Respite from Creditors

Jun 02, 2020

Offshore accommodation rig provider Prosafe has been given some breathing room by its creditors.The company earlier this month said it had agreed on an extension to the forbearance from the non-payments and defaults with a majority of its lenders across its $1…

Siemens Gamesa Confirms Fécamp Wind Turbine Deal

Jun 02, 2020

After EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd on Tuesday announced the sanctioning of the $2,2 billion Fécamp offshore wind project in France, Siemens Gamesa has confirmed it has received the firm order for the supply of wind turbines for the project…

Miclyn Express Offshore Bags Charters for 14 Crewboats in Thailand

Jun 02, 2020

Miclyn Express Offshore, a Singapore-based offshore vessel provider to the offshore energy industry, has secured contracts for 14 of its crewboats.The company on Monday said that 14 of its crew boats have been contracted for a long term charter 'with a leading E&P company in Thailand for 1…

MHI Vestas Wind Turbines for Seagreen Project

Jun 02, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the delivery of turbines comprising 1,140 MW for an offshore project in the UK, Vestas Wind Systems said Monday.MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a joint venture…

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