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Australia Grants Feasibility Licenses for Offshore Wind Farms

May 01, 2024

Australia on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for six projects to study the feasibility of building wind farms in waters off its southern coast as it looks to ramp up renewable energy to meet its net zero emission target by 2050.Six others could…

Exxon to Shut Two Platforms in Guyana for Two Weeks for Pipeline Connection

Apr 30, 2024

Exxon Mobil Corp will shut down two offshore oil production projects in Guyana for two weeks each, between July and August, to connect a natural gas pipeline, the company's country head Alistair Routledge told reporters in Georgetown on Tuesday…

US Proposes Offshore Wind Auctions Off Oregon and Maine Coasts

Apr 30, 2024

The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled a plan to sell offshore wind leases in waters off the coasts of Maine and Oregon later this year, saying projects in those regions could one day power a total of 6 million homes.The proposed sales…

Petrobras Q1 Oil Production Up 4.4%

Apr 29, 2024

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras said on Monday that its crude oil production during the first quarter rose 4.4% compared to the same period last year.Petrobras pumped 2.24 million barrels per day (bpd) in the period, the firm said in a statement…

SOVs – Analyzing Current, Future Demand Drivers

Apr 26, 2024

At a high-level, there are three solutions to transferring technicians from shore bases to offshore wind farms for construction and O&M activities: crew transfer vessel (CTV), helicopter, and SOVs/CSOVs.SOVs and CSOVs generally house 60-120 technicians offshore for a few weeks at a time…

New York Not Moving Forward With Three Offshore Wind Farms

Apr 19, 2024

New York State on Friday stalled three major offshore wind-energy projects after General Electric Vernova GE.N changed the turbine design, which the state said 'materially altered' the plans.New York provisionally approved the projects in October 2023…

Energy Storage on O&G Platforms - A Safety Boost, too?

Apr 19, 2024

The fuel savings gained by installing energy storage systems on oil and gas platforms are significant, but it’s the safe-ty benefits that might overcome what has been a relatively slow uptake of late.Industry lore has it that drilling rigs say…

Renewable Energy Funds See Outflows on Concerns Over Growth, Policies

Apr 10, 2024

Global investors are increasingly moving away from the renewable energy sector funds this year due to concerns over the sector's growth prospects and uncertainty over policies in a U.S. election year, fund data show.Renewable energy sector funds witnessed steady inflows in the past few years…

Russian Oil Companies Told to Boost Fuel Supply to Domestic Market

Apr 10, 2024

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak met heads of local oil companies on Wednesday, instructing them to maximiae gasoline and diesel supply to the domestic market, according to a statement posted on the government's Telegram channel…

New England Offshore Wind Auction Draws Multiple Bidders

Mar 27, 2024

Several offshore wind developers bid in a combined Connecticut-Massachusetts-Rhode Island offshore wind solicitation on Wednesday, including units of European energy firms Iberdrola and Orsted.The U.S. offshore wind industry is booming so far this year…

Seaway7 Extends Rotterdam Port Deal with Rhenus Port Logistics

Mar 25, 2024

Seaway7 has inked a 10-year extension with Rhenus Port Logistics with Rhenus Port Logistics in Rotterdam.'The location of the Rhenus terminal so close to the North Sea is incomparable and provides Seaway7 with the needed flexibility. We are…

VAALCO Clear to Develop Block P Offshore Equatorial Guinea

Mar 25, 2024

VAALCO Energy on Monday announced it has been given the green light to develop, operate and begin producing from the discovery in Venus-Block P project offshore Equatorial Guinea.The U.S.-based independent energy company said all partners have…

Leaky Platforms: Pemex Knocked for Delayed Repairs, "Vast" Methane Leaks

Mar 22, 2024

Pemex reportedly put off urgent repairs and maintenance at an important offshore platform for months, resulting in methane spewing into the atmosphere, according to internal documents and three sources familiar with the infrastructure.New data…

MoU Signed for Offshore Wind Solutions in Taiwan

Mar 22, 2024

Swire Renewable Energy A/S (SRE) and Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology Co., signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deliver operations and maintenance services in the Taiwanese offshore wind turbine industry and other parts of the Asia Pacific region…

Tyra II Production Successfully Restarted

Mar 22, 2024

The Tyra Redevelopment Project (Tyra II) has restarted production. At plateau, the Tyra hub will produce 5.7 million cubic meters of gas and 22,000 barrels of condensate per day.TotalEnergies operates the Tyra field on behalf of Danish Underground Consortium…

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