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Iberdrola awards OWC East Anglia work

Feb 13, 2017

Offshore Wind Consultants Ltd. (OWC), part of Oslo-listed Aqualis, has been awarded a framework agreement by Iberdrola to provide engineering and project management services for various wind farm projects offshore East Anglia, UK. Under the agreement…

LOC, WavEC form wind partnership

Feb 01, 2017

LOC Group, an international marine and engineering consultancy, is partnering with WavEC Offshore Renewables, a private, non-profit offshore marine energy research and consultancy association. As part of the agreement, LOC will provide its…

LR starts Subsea Inspection Services

Jan 31, 2017

Lloyd’s Register (LR), a provider of integrity, compliance and specialist risk consulting services, has begun its Subsea Inspection Services to support underwater inspections of subsea pipelines, assets and facilities to energy companies operating offshore…

VBMS gets Eas Anglia ONE contract

Jan 25, 2017

VBMS, a Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) subsidiary, has been awarded a cabling contract with a value of approximately US$100.7 million (EUR100 million) by ScottishPower Renewables, for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. The scope of work for VBMS consists of the supply…

ROG upgrades Seajacks Scylla

Jan 24, 2017

After jackup vessel Seajacks Scylla’s first successful assignment on phase 1 of the Veja Mate Offshore Windpark project, the vessel upgraded its mooring system at the Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) terminal in the Waalhaven. ROG worked…

Seabed gets West Africa 4D project

Jan 20, 2017

Seabed Geosolutions, a joint venture between Fugro and CGG, has been awarded a 4D baseline ocean bottom node project in West Africa, with a duration of six-weeks. The crew is currently in the mobilization phase of the project, which will…

Enping 23-1 oilfields starts production

Jan 17, 2017

China's CNOOC started production at its Enping 23-1 oil fields, in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South China Sea. The oil fields have an average water depth of approximately 90m, in which CNOOC holds 100% interest. There are currently three wells producing approximately 5600 b/d…

Quadrant completes Phoenix South-2 operations

Jan 16, 2017

Operations at the Phoenix South-2 well have been safely completed and the rig has now left the drilling location, said Carnarvon Petroleum. The well drilled an estimated 39m hydrocarbon-bearing zone between approximately 5176-5215m with…

Exxon develops cMIST dehydration technology

Jan 06, 2017

ExxonMobil has developed cMIST, a technology which dehydrates natural gas using a patented absorption system inside pipes and replaces the need for conventional dehydration tower technology. This inline technology could be deployed at both…

Siemens gets Rentel wind order

Dec 21, 2016

Siemens has entered the offshore wind market in Belgium with a first order for the 309MW Rentel wind project. The customer is Rentel, part of the Otary partnership, a conglomerate of specialists from the Belgian renewable energy industry including investment and development companies…

CS Wind builds UK tower manufacturing facility

Dec 15, 2016

CS Wind will build a new offshore tower manufacturing facility in Campbeltown, Scotland as a result of a multi-million-dollar investment from DONG Energy. This investment will give DONG Energy preferred access rights to towers for its offshore wind farms…

Culzean capex lowered

Dec 13, 2016

Investment costs for the Culzean project are now forecasted to be around US$4 billion, a reduction of about $500 million on the estimate at project sanction, said Gretchen Watkins, CEO, Maersk Oil at the Maersk Group Capital Markets Day in Copenhagen…

ALE in final stages of UZ750 operation

Dec 12, 2016

ALE is approaching the final stages of its load-out operations for the Upper Zakum 750 Island Surface Facilities (UZ750) Project, based 84km offshore, northwest of Abu Dhabi, UAE. The heavy lifting contractor secured the scope to deliver almost 100 different modules to the north…

IOG gets extension for Blythe

Dec 08, 2016

Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has extended the licenses for Blocks 48/22b and 48/23a in the Southern North Sea (SNS) containing the Blythe gas discovery (P1736) until 31 December 2017, following discussions with the UK Oil & Gas Authority…

Mitra changes name to Jadestone Energy

Dec 07, 2016

Mitra Energy has changed its name to Jadestone Energy, effective immediately.  'We are moving in a new direction and we want to be defined by our actions in the years ahead rather than by the past,” said Paul Blakeley, executive chairman…

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