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What Will COVID-19 Mean for US Offshore Wind?

Mar 30, 2020

What will COVID-19 mean for the offshore wind industry? An industry not yet spinning on its own.Epitomized by the roller coaster ride that defined the stock market over the last few weeks, unpredictability has emerged as one of the few certainties of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis…

Northland Power to Buy Offshore Wind Project in Canada

Mar 30, 2020

NaiKun Wind Energy company has entered into an agreement to sell the NaiKun Offshore Wind Farm - a project in early stages of development - located in the Hecate Strait off the coast of British Columbia, Canada to Northland Power.NaiKun said Monday that Northland…

BHP Awards Trion Platform Pre-FEED to McDermott, Partners

Mar 30, 2020

U.S. offshore installation and construction company McDermott has been awarded a pre-FEED contract for a floating production unit that will be installed at BHP's Trion deepwater oil field offshore Mexico.McDermott said the contract was a sizeable one…

Siccar, Shell Defer Cambo FID to 2021 on Covid-19 Impact

Mar 30, 2020

UK oil firm Siccar Point Energy is, with its partner Shell, delaying the planned sanction for the Cambo offshore project to 2021.Siccar, the operator of the project, blamed the decision on 'the unprecedented worldwide macroeconomic dislocation resulting from Covid-19…

Norway Offers 36 Offshore Blocks, None in Barents Sea

Mar 30, 2020

Norway is offering oil firms 36 offshore exploration blocks in this year's licensing round in mature areas and for the first time in a decade did not offer any blocks in the Barents Sea.All the blocks are offered in the western part of the Norwegian Sea…

Nigeria Tightens Offshore Rules as 6 OSV Workers Test Positive for Covid-19

Mar 30, 2020

Nigeria's petroleum regulator has ordered oil and gas companies to reduce their offshore workforce and move to 28-day staff rotations as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, according to a circular seen by Reuters.The restrictions…

FairWind Completes 59 Transition Pieces for Borssele 1+2 OWF

Mar 27, 2020

Wind industry solutions provider FairWind has completed its largest electrical and high voltage project in company history, completing 59 transition pieces (TP’s) for client Bladt.The TP segments were assembled in Aalborg harbor in Denmark, to be installed at Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm…

Equinor to Quit U.S. Lobby Group Over Climate Policy

Mar 27, 2020

Equinor will leave industry lobby group the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) over a disagreement about climate policy, the energy producer said on Friday.The Norwegian company is undertaking a review of its memberships of…

Australia May Need LNG Imports from 2024

Mar 27, 2020

Australia will need to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) by 2024 for its southern states to avoid shortfalls unless more gas fields are developed locally and pipelines are expanded, the country's energy market operator said on Friday.Despite…

Kim Heng in Taiwan Offshore Wind JV

Mar 27, 2020

Singaporean offshore services provider Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield Pte has entered into a joint venture with a Taiwanese company to create Bridgewater Marine (Taiwan) Limited.Kim Heng Offshore & Marine, a parent company of Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield…

KS Drilling Slapped with $24M Claim, Contract Termination after Rig Incident

Mar 27, 2020

Singapore-based drilling contractor KS Drilling has seen its offshore rig contract cancelled, and has been slapped by a $23,5 million claim after its drilling rig in February was involved in an incident offshore Indonesia.The Java Star jack…

Eni to Cut Capex by 25% to Cushion Covid-19 Impact

Mar 27, 2020

Italian energy group Eni will cut its capital spending by a quarter this year, and more next, as it moves to mitigate the impact from falling commodity prices because of the coronavirus emergency.In a statement on Wednesday, the state-controlled…

EMGS in Survival Mode. Cuts Workers, Vessels

Mar 27, 2020

Norwegian offshore survey company has announced severe cost-cutting measures that will lead to termination of most employees and consultants and cold stacking of vessels.EMGS recently lost what was expected to be a long-term contract with Pemex in Mexico…

Brent's Fall Creates Steepest Contango in 11 Years

Mar 26, 2020

The discount on front-month Brent crude oil futures to later contracts increased to an 11 year high on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to cause an unprecedented slump in global demand. The spread on the May to November contracts had widened to as much as minus $10…

Vaalco Brings Offshore Gabon Well Online. Says No Covid-19 Impact on Ops so Far

Mar 26, 2020

Vaalco Energy has said it has completed the South East Etame 4H development well offshore Gabon, including approximately 750 feet of horizontal section in the Gamba reservoir.The company said Thursday it had brought the South East Etame 4H well onto production on March 21…

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