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North Star to Deliver Hybrid-Electric SOV for German Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 01, 2024

North Star has secured a contract with energy utility giant EnBW to deliver a new hybrid-electric service operations vessel (SOV) on a decade-long minimum charter to service the He Dreiht wind farm off the coast of Germany.The agreement marks…

New Fortress Energy Gets US Clearance to Ship Altamira LNG

Jan 31, 2024

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued a ruling to New Fortress Energy, confirming that the transportation of LNG produced at the its FLNG facility located offshore Altamira in Mexico by non-U.S. qualified vessels would not violate the Jones Act…

Skandi Emerald AHTS Set for Petrofac’s Northern Endeavour FPSO Job

Jan 30, 2024

Akastor's subsidiary DDW Offshore has secured a contract extension with Petrofac for its AHTS vessel that will be put on the Northern Endeavour FPSO disconnection job offshore Australia.The contract extension follows the original one-year contract…

Seadrill Secures $97.5M in New Drillship Contracts

Jan 30, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has secured multiple contract awards totaling approximately $97.5 million for its West Vela and West Cappella drillships, announcing also it would resume management services for its West Auriga drillship earlier than expected…

German Offshore Wind Power Share Dropping

Jan 29, 2024

Years of network expansion on land in Germany has led to a drop in the proportion of offshore wind power contributed from the North Sea to the country's total wind energy output, Dutch grid operator TenneT said on Monday.In 2023, the share of…

Petrobras Boosts 2023 Oil and Gas Production for 3.7%

Jan 29, 2024

Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras has reached total oil and natural gas production of 2.78 MMboed in 2023, which is an increase of 3.7% from the production recorded a year before.Commercial production of oil and natural gas was 2.44 MMboed and oil production 2…

QatarEnergy Signs 15-year LNG Supply Deal with Excelerate Energy

Jan 29, 2024

QatarEnergy and Excelerate Energy have signed a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement (SPA) for the supply of LNG from Qatar to Bangladesh.Pursuant to the SPA, Excelerate will purchase up to 1 million tons per annum…

Equinor Files Application for Empire Wind 1 to New York Solicitation

Jan 29, 2024

Norway's Equinor has submitted a bid for ‘shovel-ready’ Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project to New York’s expedited fourth wind solicitation.If awarded, Empire Wind 1 is expected to provide first power in 2026, and will be able to deliver renewable power to more than half a million New York home…

Jadestone Outlines Gas Sale Terms with PV Gas for Fields Offshore Vietnam

Jan 26, 2024

Asia-focused oil and gas company Jadestone Energy has signed a heads of agreement with PetroVietnam Gas Joint Stock Corporation (PV Gas) for the gas sales and purchase agreement (GSPA) relating to the Nam Du and U Minh gas fields offshore Vietnam…

Ørsted Withdraws from Maryland Offshore Wind Power Deals

Jan 26, 2024

Following consultation with the State of Maryland, Ørsted has withdrawn from the Maryland Public Service Commission Orders approving the Skipjack 1 and 2 offshore wind projects.Ørsted said it would reposition Skipjack Wind, a combined 966MW…

Galp to Further Evaluate Extent of Mopane Oil Discoveries with Hercules Rig

Jan 26, 2024

Portuguese oil and gas Galp has set out plans to drill another well using Odfjell Drilling-managed semi-submersible rig Hercules, after discovering significant column of light oil at Mpane-1x well in Namibia’s PEL 83 block.Galp (80%, operator)…

McDermott and Baker Hughes Install Subsea Infrastructure at Ichthys Field

Jan 25, 2024

Engineering company McDermott and Baker Hughes have completed the installation of subsea infrastructure at the Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) field in northern Australia.The work was conducted for Inpex as part of the contract McDermott and Baker Hughes secured in 2019…

New York Offshore Wind Power Auction Set for Big Turnout

Jan 25, 2024

Several offshore wind developers will likely bid in New York's fourth offshore wind solicitation by the Thursday deadline, including units of European energy firms Orsted, Equinor and BP.The development of the U.S. offshore wind industry took…

Seatrium Starts Fabrication of Shell's Sparta FPU

Jan 25, 2024

Seatrium has started the steel fabrication for Sparta semi-submersible floating production unit (FPU), which is the Singapore-based company’s third FPU to be built for its long-standing customer Shell.The steel cutting ceremony marks the beginning…

Jan De Nul Reels In Ørsted’s Hornsea 3 Export Cable Job

Jan 25, 2024

Belgium-based offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has signed the export cable contract with Ørsted for its 2.9 GW Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the U.K.Jan De Nul will be responsible for the seabed preparation, transport, installation…

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