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Lundin Ups Spending, Output Plans

Jan 31, 2020

Sweden's Lundin Petroleum, a partner in Norway's giant Sverdrup oilfield, raised its dividend payment and output expectations on Friday after beating fourth-quarter profit forecasts.Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) rose to $695…

Coro Energy Pulls Out of Bulu PSC Deal

Jan 31, 2020

The Southeast Asian focused oil company Coro Energy will not be buying a share in the Bulu PSC, offshore Indonesia, citing  increased risks around the Bulu project.'The company had in September 2018 agreed to buy a 42.5% interest in the shallow water (60m) block offshore East Java…

The Energy Transition, Stupid

Jan 30, 2020

“Fit at 50”, “life begins at 70” and “the swinging 60s” were all slogans chosen to reflect oil price market sentiment in 2017, 2018 and 2019, respectively. This year, at the Society of Underwater Technology’s (SUT) annual Global Subsea Market Outlook Business Breakfast…

Polish Oil Refiner Eyeing Offshore Wind Farm Partners

Jan 30, 2020

Poland's biggest oil refiner PKN Orlen plans to select a partner in the first quarter for its first wind farm project in the Baltic Sea, Deputy Head Patrycja Klarecka said on Thursday. For coal-reliant Poland, offshore wind, together with other renewables…

Orsted Exceeds Own 2019 Core Profit Expectations

Jan 30, 2020

Orsted, the world's largest offshore wind farm developer, exceeded its own full-year core profit expectations on Thursday on the back of strong generation from its wind farms but said it expected this year's result to be slightly lower.Its 2019 earnings before interest…

Shell's Q4 Profits Halve to $2.9B

Jan 30, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell is cutting the pace of its vast $25 billion share buyback program after lower oil and natural gas prices halved its profit in the last three months of 2019, sending its shares to their lowest since July 2017. While the Anglo…

Van Oord Takes Part in Estonian Offshore Wind Farm Project

Jan 29, 2020

Dutch offshore installation company and Estonian wind farm developer Saare Wind Energy have teamed up to develop the Saaremaa offshore wind farm in Estonia's part of the Baltic sea.Saare Wind Energy started the development of the project in…

Oil to Gas: Nalcor’s Challenge

Jan 28, 2020

Leaders of a public oilfield investment entity in Newfoundland, Canada, are in a rush to secure more oil — and the province’s first gas production — as well as more investment from international oil companies, government documents suggest.With some decrying gas as the new oil…

TenneT Signs 5yr Contract with LR

Jan 27, 2020

The maritime classification society Lloyd's Register Group Limited (LR) has secured a significant contract win with the European electricity transmission system operator TenneT.The five-year contract covers inspection and assurance services…

Virus Might Slow Travel, But Not Oil Price

Jan 27, 2020

With three Chinese cities and about 23 million people “quarantined”, the newly formed corona virus looks set to disrupt all from the oil price to crew movement to the ability of managers to travel unobstructed — that’s if it gets that bad.Already…

Lundin Sets Carbon Neutrality Target. Proposes Name Change

Jan 27, 2020

Swedish oil and gas company Lundin Petroleum is aiming to become carbon neutral by 2030. It has also proposed to lose the „petroleum“ part from its name, and replace it with „energy.“Announcing the launch of its Decarbonization Strategy on Monday…

PGNiG Open to Mergers with State-run Firms

Jan 24, 2020

Polish gas company PGNiG is open to consolidation with other energy companies, its newly appointed chief executive said on Friday, as the government tries to merge state-run firms to strengthen their market position.The Polish state is a major shareholder in the energy sector…

EDPR, Engie Team Up to Build Offshore Wind Giant

Jan 24, 2020

Wind energy companies EDP Renewables and Engie have signed a deal to form 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind.EDPR and ENGIE will combine their offshore wind assets and project pipeline in this new entity, starting with a total of 1…

Ørsted to Brief Atlantic City Residents on NJ's First OWF

Jan 24, 2020

Danish offshore wind farm company Ørsted is set to host an open house in the first week of February to update Atlantic City residents on the progress of Ocean Wind, New Jersey's first offshore wind project.Ørsted was in June 2019 selected as…

Offshore Wind: The Domino Effect

Jan 23, 2020

Matt Tremblay, SVP, Global Offshore, ABS, discusses the next hot growth market ... offshore wind. While the market grows, the question begs: Is the U.S. marine industry ready to meet demand?The American Bureau of Shipping convened a conference to discuss the pace and direction of the U…

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