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Baker Hughes Posts Q4 Profit as Higher Oil Prices Spur Drilling Demand

Jan 20, 2022

Baker Hughes Co on Thursday reported an adjusted quarterly profit compared with a year-ago loss, as producers took advantage of a rise in crude prices that fueled demand for oilfield service equipment.Oil prices surged more than 50% last year…

Delfin Plans Louisiana Floating LNG FID in 2022

Jan 19, 2022

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Delfin LNG said it plans to make a final investment decision (FID) to go forward with its Gulf of Mexico floating LNG export project off Louisiana in 2022.'This is the best macro-environment that the LNG business has ever seen…

Abu Dhabi's Offshore Service Firm ZMI Secures up to $500M Financing Facility

Jan 11, 2022

Abu Dhabi's offshore marine services company ZMI Holdings said on Tuesday it had signed and closed a new senior secured financing facility of up to $500 million.It will help ZMI invest further in its growth markets, and provide committed and…

McDermott Lands Scarborough Floating Production Unit Work

Jan 10, 2022

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott has secured a contract with the Australian oil and gas firm Woodside to deliver hull and topsides for the floating production unit to be installed at Woodside's Scarborough development offshore Australia…

EC-OG's Subsea Battery For "World-first" Autonomous Offshore Power Trials in Hawaii

Jan 10, 2022

Aberdeen-based subsea battery developer EC-OG has made the first commercial delivery of its Halo subsea battery storage system. The lithium-ion-based device will be part of 'a world-first autonomous offshore power sea trial' in Q1 2022 at the US Navy Wave Energy Test Site…

BMS Orders Huisman Mega-crane for Offshore Wind Turbines

Jan 06, 2022

Denmark-based BMS Heavy Cranes has ordered a 3,000mt Ringer Crane, with an option for a second unit from the Dutch crane maker Huisman.According to Huisman, the crane setup has been optimized for operations in the wind industry. With the capability to lift components of 1…

Neptune Energy Building Digital Twins of Dutch Offshore Platforms to Drive CCS

Jan 06, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy is developing new “digital twins” of two platforms in the Dutch North Sea, which the company says will speed up work schedules, and reduce costs and environmental impacts by enabling engineers to work onshore…

McDermott to Deliver Platform Topsides for Mega Project Offshore Qatar

Jan 05, 2022

Qatari national oil and gas company QatarEnergy has said it has awarded a major engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contract for the offshore scope of its North Field Expansion Project to McDermott.The expansion project…

ADNOC Offshore Taps NPCC for Umm Shaif Field Work Worth $946M

Jan 05, 2022

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on Wednesday announced the award of a $946 million Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract for the strategic long-term development of its Umm Shaif offshore field. The contract. dubbed…

Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha Topside Installed in the North Sea

Dec 28, 2021

The offshore transformer station of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha platform is successfully installed on the jacket in the North Sea, about 20 kilometers off the coast of The Hague, on Sunday. The transformer station is one of the two topsides of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore grid…

SpotOn Energy Acquires AGR Well Management

Dec 22, 2021

SpotOn Energy has acquired AGR Well Management, a Scotland-registered well management division of AGR.As compensation for the transfer, AGR received 20% ownership in SpotOn Energy, which will strengthen the cooperation between AGR and SpotOn Energy going forward…

DNV: Hexicon's TwinWay Floating Wind Concept Feasible for Further Development

Dec 21, 2021

Energy expert and assurance provider DNV has provided Swedish floating wind tech firm Hexicon with a Statement of Feasibility for its TwinWay demonstrator which will be installed and operated at Metacenter, off the coast of Norway. With achieving this first step in the certification process…

Petrofac Secures Extension with Neptune Energy for UK North Sea Services

Dec 21, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has awarded a two-year contract extension to the oilfield services firm Petrofac.The contract extension, taking effect from January 1, 2022, is for engineering services for the Neptune-operated Cygnus Alpha and Bravo platforms in the UK Southern North Sea…

Wood Nets UK North Sea Assignments Worth $160 Million

Dec 20, 2021

UK-based energy industry engineering services firm Wood said Monday it had secured a series of UK North Sea contract awards with key clients in the fourth quarter of 2021, including Shell UK and Dana Petroleum.Wood said that the contracts were collectively valued at around $160 million…

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