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Hurricane Energy 'Very Pleased' with Lancaster EPS Output

Apr 15, 2020

The UK-focused oil firm Hurricane Energy has said it is very pleased with the performance of its Lancaster Early Production System offshore the UK.Hurricane started up its Lancaster field west of Scotland's Shetland Islands in May 2019, via the Aoka Mizu FPSO…

CWind to Service East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm

Apr 15, 2020

ScottishPower Renewables has awarded CWind, a UK-based offshore renewables service provider,a contract worth up to £8.2million for work on the East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm. Under the three-year contract, CWind will provide below water services…

Russian Oil Majors Examine Assets for Cuts

Apr 15, 2020

Russian oil companies are examining which wells they will cork, looking mainly at mature fields where production was falling anyway and as Moscow needs to deliver its biggest output cut ever to comply with the new global supply deal, sources said…

Aker Solutions, Cognite Win $2M Grant for Floating Wind Farm Tech

Apr 15, 2020

California Energy Commission has awarded Aker Solutions and Cognite a $2 million grant for a project called NextWind Real-Time Condition Monitoring.The project is focused on next-generation solutions in wind through digitalization and aims to…

Brazilian Offshore Drilling Firm Launches Start-Up Challenge

Apr 15, 2020

Brazilian offshore drilling services provider Ocyan has launched Ocyan Waves program, where start-ups can register and provide their solutions for Ocyan's internal challenges.Startups should seek innovative solutions to the challenges selected…

Qatar Starts 80-well Offshore Drilling Campaign at NFE Project

Apr 15, 2020

Qatar Petroleum has kicked off the development drilling campaign for the offshore North Field East project, or NFE previously known as the North Field Expansion Project.The first of 80 North Field East development wells was spudded on March 29…

All Northwester 2 Offshore Wind Farm Turbines Installed

Apr 15, 2020

The final installation of turbines at Parkwind's Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgium section of the North Sea has been completed.Parkwind completed the final installation of turbines at the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in a joint operation with MHI Vestas and Jan De Nul Group…

New Offshore Acreage Licensing to Drop 60% in 2020, Rystad says

Apr 15, 2020

Newly licensed offshore oil and gas exploration acreage is likely to fall by about 60% and onshore acreage by 30% compared with 2019 levels, Rystad Energy has said, as the Norwegian energy market analytics company expects more than half of the…

Energean FPSO Hull Reaches Singapore. Yard Closed Due To COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020

The Mediterranean-focused oil and gas company Energean has said that the hull of its Energean Power FPSO has reached Singapore.The China-built hull is expected to be fitted with the topside modules built in Singapore at the Sembcorp Yard, before setting sail to the Karish offshore field in Israel…

April May Prove Worst Ever Month for Oil Industry - IEA's Birol

Apr 15, 2020

International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol said on Wednesday this month could prove the worst ever experienced by the oil industry.'In a few years' time, when we look back on 2020 we may well see that it was the worst year in the history of global oil markets…

Oil Price Drops to $28 as Supply Cuts Not Enough

Apr 15, 2020

Oil fell 5% to around $28 a barrel on Wednesday, pressured by reports suggesting persistent oversupply and collapsing demand due to global coronavirus-related lockdowns.The International Energy Agency (IEA) on Wednesday forecast a 29 million…

COVID 19: Only Essential Crew on OMV NZ Offshore Platforms

Apr 15, 2020

Austrian oil and gas company OMV has de-manned its offshore platforms in the Taranaki Basin in New Zealand to only essential crews due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Responding to request for comment by Offshore Engineer on how it is dealing with the COVID-19 situation…

Keppel O&M, EMA Launch Call for Smart Solutions in Offshore Sector

Apr 15, 2020

Singapore-based offshore rig builder Keppel Offshore & Marine has partnered up with Energy Market Authority (EMA) to develop energy solutions in the areas of distributed energy resources, digitalization and emerging low carbon alternatives.As part of the $10 million partnership…

Singapore: Foreign Workers Move to Floating Accommodation

Apr 15, 2020

Following a report earlier this week that Singapore would temporarily house foreign workers on offshore flotels due to the COVID-19 crisis, the first group of workers has boarded one of the units.'As part of Singapore's efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19…

OMV Strikes Oil and Gas Offshore New Zealand

Apr 14, 2020

Austrian energy firm OMV has said it has struck oil and gas in the Taranaki Basin offshore New Zealand.  OMV, as the operator of the Petroleum Exploration Permit (PEP) 60093, started drilling at the Toutoiwai-1 well in early March 2020.The oil…

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