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UK and Norway Sign Deal On New Power Interconnector

Sep 17, 2021

Britain and Norway on Thursday signed a bilateral treaty on electricity interconnection to help formalize power trading between the two countries, Britain's ministry for business and energy (BEIS) said.The agreement comes ahead of the start…

Saudi Aramco Unit to Market Guyana's Crude for One Year

Sep 17, 2021

Guyana has granted a unit of Saudi Arabian Oil Co, known as Aramco, a one-year contract to market the government's share of the crude produced in the South American country, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo told Reuters.The country in early September…

DOF's Norskan Clinches AHTS Deals with Petrobras

Sep 16, 2021

Norwegian offshore support vessel firm DOF said this week its Brazilian subsidiary Norskan had secured a new long-term contract and extended another one with the Brazilian oil company Petrobras.Anchor handler Skandi Botafogo has been awarded…

Siemens Energy to Electrify Troll West

Sep 16, 2021

Siemens Energy has earlier this month won a contract with Norway's Aker Solutions to supply the complete packages for the electrical transmission, distribution, and power management system (PMS) for the Troll West electrification project in the North Sea…

Oil Holds Above $75 on Big U.S. Inventories Drop With Gulf Output Still Recovering from Ida

Sep 16, 2021

Oil held above $75 a barrel on Thursday, within sight of a multi-week high hit a day earlier, supported by a big drop in U.S. crude inventories and surging European natural gas prices.U.S. crude inventories fell by 6.4 million barrels last week…

Ocean Cleanup Struggles to Fulfill Promise to Scoop Up Plastic at Sea

Sep 16, 2021

Docked at a Canadian port, crew members returned from a test run of the Ocean Cleanup's system to rid the Pacific of plastic trash were thrilled by the meager results — even as marine scientists and other ocean experts doubted the effort could succeed…

EDF, Maple Power Partner Up with BW Ideol for Floating Wind Work in France

Sep 16, 2021

Oslo-listed floating wind tech developer BW Ideol has partnered up with EDF Renewables, and Maple Power, to cooperate on the design of the technical solution for the floating foundations in the context of France’s first commercial-scale floating wind tender…

Solstad Offshore Installs Subsea Cable for TetraSpar Floater

Sep 16, 2021

Solstad Offshore said Thursday its Far Sapphire vessel has completed the installation of the inter-array cable for the TetraSpar floating wind turbine in Norway.The TetraSpar floating foundation, fitted with an offshore wind turbine, was recently…

Kongsberg to Deliver Vessel Insight for 26 Island Offshore Vessels

Sep 16, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Island Offshore has tasked Kongsberg Digital with equipping its whole vessel fleet with Kongsberg Vessel Insight infrastructure solution.With 26 offshore vessels expected to feature Kongsberg's solutions, this…

Well-Safe Solutions to Decommission 14 Offshore Wells for Repsol Sinopec

Sep 16, 2021

Aberdeen-based Well-Safe Solutions has won a contract with Repsol Sinopec to execute the decommissioning of 14 wells in its Buchan and Hannay offshore fields in the UK.Well-Safe Solutions will utilize its purpose-built decommissioning unit specifically designed for decommissioning of subsea wells…

Vattenfall, Partners Prequalify for French Floating Wind Tender

Sep 16, 2021

Swedish power company Vattenfall has said it has, with partners wpd and BlueFloat Energy, prequalified for the upcoming 250MW floating offshore wind tender off the coast of South Brittany in France, the first commercial floating tender in France…

Malaysia's Kimanis Oil Exports Hit by Issue at Shell Offshore Field

Sep 16, 2021

Exports of Malaysia's flagship crude oil Kimanis will fall in October and November after a production issue at an offshore oilfield operated by Royal Dutch Shell, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.Petroleum Brunei, one of the stakeholders…

Equinor Taps DeepOcean for Emergency Subsea Cable Repair Services

Sep 16, 2021

Subsea services firm DeepOcean has entered into a frame agreement contract with the Norwegian energy giant Equinor for the provision of contingency equipment and services for handling of high voltage subsea cables. The contract is for three years with options to extend up to four additional years…

SBM Offshore Completes $1.6B Project Financing for FPSO Sepetiba

Sep 16, 2021

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore has completed the project financing of FPSO Sepetiba for a total of US1.6 billion, which SBM Offshore says, is the largest project financing in the company’s history.FPSO Sepetiba, formerly known as Mero 2…

Canada: Near Miss Incident on ExxonMobil's Hebron Platform

Sep 16, 2021

ExxonMobil Canada has reported that a near-miss incident occurred on the Hebron offshore platform in Canada earlier this week when a hoist hook fell on the deck. Nobody was injured but the incident had the potential for fatality.The Canada-Newfoundland…

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