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Protecting Subsea Cabling

Dec 19, 2019

The energy industry is changing. Renewables are on the rise and wind energy is becoming increasingly prevalent. In fact, Britain is set to increase the amount of energy produced from offshore wind farms from 7% to 30% over the next decade.However…

OGS: UK Offshore Energy Integration Advancing

Dec 17, 2019

Increased integration between offshore wind and other marine renewables and offshore oil and gas production can help deliver the UK’s net zero target through technologies such as carbon capture and storage (CCS), said a study.According to a new report from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA)…

A Blue/Green Energy Revolution

Dec 17, 2019

A seismic shift in the dialogue around big oil and climate has occurred in the past 12 months. It’s a change in how big oil is orientating itself around what many call the energy transition. Climate goals - governmental, international and industry…

£10 billion+ Offshore Wind Decommissioning Bill

Dec 16, 2019

The UK’s offshore wind industry will need to lean on oil and gas expertise to help decommission wind farms as more than 3 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power reaches the end of its design life by 2034, an industry decommissioning conference heard in November…

AWEA Urges DoI to Advance OWP

Dec 15, 2019

American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has urged Department of Interior (DoI) to advance offshore wind projects on one-year anniversary of record-breaking lease auctions.This weekend represents the one-year anniversary of a record-breaking…

Comment: Equinor’s New E&P El Dorado

Dec 12, 2019

It’s been quite a month for Equinor — new stakes in European wind; new Gulf of Mexico deepwater acreage; new frame contracts for major suppliers plus an endorsement from the International Energy Agency for its energy mix.Not bad — oh, and an…

Wood Tallies Hywind Tampen Contract

Dec 11, 2019

Engineering firm Wood announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded a contract by Norwegian energy group Equinor to deliver modifications to a pair of offshore platforms in the Norwegian North Sea that will be connected to electric power from floating wind turbines…

First Jones Act SOV Gets ABS Nod

Dec 06, 2019

Classification society ABS said it has granted the first Approval in Principle (AIP) to VARD for its design of a Jones Act service operations vessel (SOV).The AIP addresses a customized version of VARD 4 07 US SOV design, with primary functions including accommodation…

Orsted to Invest in 'Green Hydrogen' Pilots

Dec 05, 2019

Danish wind farm developer Orsted aims to invest in pilot projects that will use wind power and other renewable energy sources to make hydrogen fuel, its chief executive said.Henrik Poulsen told Danish business daily Boersen that 'green hydrogen'…

Ørsted, Covestro Ink World's Largest Offshore Wind PPA

Dec 04, 2019

Polymer materials supplier Covestro has signed a 10-year corporate power purchase agreement with Ørsted to buy the output of 100MW from the planned Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm, expected to be fully commissioned in 2025, subject to Ørsted's final investment decision (FID)…

AWT, Blount, Chartwell Sign Offshore Vessel Deal

Dec 03, 2019

U.S. offshore wind farm support company Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has signed a multi-million-dollar, market-first order for two state-of the-art Chartwell 24 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), developed by Chartwell Marine.The vessels, to be deployed in support of new wind farms off the East Coast…

Offshore Wind Finance Blows into Oil and Gas

Dec 02, 2019

The years-old trend that has seen offshore suppliers vie for work in wind by leveraging their offshore oil and gas credentials and development finance is being countered these days by wind players in search of oil and gas jobs, judging by some recent fleet owner moves…

Saipem Wins Offshore Wind Contracts

Nov 29, 2019

Italian offshore services company Saipem said it has secured two new contracts for work related to offshore wind development projects in Scotland and Taiwan.The two contracts, worth approximately €750 million ($826.4 million) combined, represents…

First Subsea Wins Dutch Wind Farm Work

Nov 29, 2019

First Subsea announced it has been selected by Van Oord / Cablel to supply cable protection systems (CPS) for the export cables and cross over protection for TenneT’s Net op zee Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind farm located 20 kilometers off the coast of The Hague in the Netherlands…

EDF Begins Construction on 450 MW OWF

Nov 28, 2019

French utility EDF Group announced that its subsidiary EDF Renewables has launched the construction of the Scottish Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm project along with the new partners, the Irish electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB)…

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