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DNV Updates ‘Go-To Standard’ for Offshore Energy Operations

Feb 08, 2024

DNV has published a substantial revision to the ‘go-to standard’, DNV-ST-N001, for the design and planning of marine operations for the transport, installation and removal of offshore wind farms, subsea cables and oil and gas assets.The new…

BP Beats Q4 Profit Forecast, Increases Share Buybacks

Feb 06, 2024

BP reported on Tuesday fourth-quarter earnings of $3 billion, exceeding forecasts thanks to strong gas trading, as the energy company increased the pace of its share repurchases.The quarterly results lifted the energy giant's 2023 profit to $13…

Shell Hires Valaris Rig for North Sea Drilling Job

Feb 05, 2024

Shell has confirmed that a rig contract has been signed with Valaris for the drilling of both the Selene exploration well and the Pensacola appraisal well in the North Sea, expected to start in summer 2024.The two wells will be drilled using the Valaris 123…

Canada Regulator Licenses Equinor's Offshore Oil Discovery

Feb 02, 2024

A Canadian offshore oil regulator said on Friday it has licensed an oil discovery by Equinor ASA off the country's coast, an area of around 14,900 hectares.The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) said that the…

Titania Jack-Up Rig Finds Job Offshore Mexico

Feb 02, 2024

Paratus Energy Services, through its subsidiary SeaMex Holding, has secured a one-year contract for the Titania jack-up rig in Mexico.The new contract will contribute approximately $55 million in backlog and is expected to start around mid-February 2024…

Shell’s Profit Drops 30% from Previous Year

Feb 01, 2024

Shell on Thursday reported a 2023 profit of $28 billion, a 30% drop from the previous year's record as energy prices and demand cooled, but still allowing the firm to increase its dividend by 4% and extend share repurchases.The British company's…

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…

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