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Following consultation with the State of Maryland, Ørsted has withdrawn from the Maryland Public Service Commission Orders approving the Skipjack 1 and 2 offshore wind projects.Ørsted said it would reposition Skipjack Wind, a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

Equinor Hires Lufttransport Helicopters for North Sea Ops

Jan 25, 2024

Equinor has awarded a contract to operate two new search and rescue helicopters (SAR) for the Troll and Oseberg area in the North Sea to Lufttransport.The new helicopters will be part of the SAR emergency response system and carry out assignments…

New Jersey Approves Two Giant Offshore Wind Power Projects

Jan 24, 2024

New Jersey's utility regulator on Wednesday approved two offshore wind power projects with a combined capacity of 3,742-megawatts (MW) whose backers include Invenergy and TotalEnergies.The offshore wind industry is expected to play a major role in helping several states and U…

Aibel-Built Modules for Bacalhau FPSO Set Sail for Singapore

Jan 24, 2024

The topside modules for the giant Bacalhau floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit have started the journey to Singapore where they will be integrated with the hull before heading for an assignment to Equinor-operated oil project offshore Brazil…

Rovco Grows Offshore Wind Survey Fleet

Jan 24, 2024

Rovco, a UK-based subsea robotics and survey firm, has added a second hull mounted survey vessel to its fleet with the long-term charter of the DP2 vessel Glomar Worker. The four-year charter with Glomar comes in response to client demand for innovative geophysical and geotechnical survey solutions…

Ulstein Verft Cuts First Steel for New and Improved Nexans Aurora Vessel

Jan 24, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft and Nexans Marine Operations have marked the start of construction of a new DP3 cable-laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora in a steel cutting ceremony held on January 19, 2024.Four months after signing the shipbuilding contract…

GATE Energy to Take Part in Shenandoah FPS Commissioning

Jan 24, 2024

Houston-based company GATE Energy has been awarded the commissioning execution contract for the U.S. portion of Beacon Offshore Energy’s Shenandoah FPS project.GATE Energy's scope of work includes final pre-commissioning and commissioning planning and execution following sail away from South Korea…

Equinor Picks Kongsberg for Sleipner Gas Field Lyfe Cycle Simulation

Jan 24, 2024

Kongsberg Digital has secured a $2.4 million contract with Norwegian energy company Equinor for the rebuilding of life cycle simulators for the Sleipner gas field in the North Sea.The agreement entails rebuilding the Sleipner life cycle simulators…

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