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Saipem, Saudi Aramco Look to Establish EPC Giant in Saudi Arabia

Sep 21, 2021

Italian energy industry engineering and construction firm Saipem has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Saudi oil giant  Saudi Aramco to explore the possibility of forming a new entity for engineering and construction activities…

Lebanon's Prime Minister Seeks Clarification over Halliburton's Offshore Drilling Deal in Israel

Sep 20, 2021

Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati has asked his foreign minister to seek clarification from the international community after Israel granted U.S. oilfield services group Halliburton an offshore drilling contract in the Mediterranean.Lebanon…

Siemens Energy to Electrify Troll West

Sep 16, 2021

Siemens Energy has earlier this month won a contract with Norway's Aker Solutions to supply the complete packages for the electrical transmission, distribution, and power management system (PMS) for the Troll West electrification project in the North Sea…

GE, Partners Building World’s Largest 3D Printer for Offshore Wind

Sep 16, 2021

GE Renewable Energy said Thursday it has partnered up with Fraunhofer IGCV and voxeljet AG in a research to develop the world’s largest 3D printer for offshore wind applications in order to speed up the production of key components of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine…

SEA-KIT's USV to be Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cell

Sep 15, 2021

SEA-KIT, a company designing and building Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs), has won funding to install a PCB-based hydrogen fuel cell, engineered by Bramble Energy, on its 12m USV ‘Maxlimer’ and demonstrate zero-emission maritime operations.SEA…

Saudi Aramco, McDermott Sign MoU for Use of SAFIRA Yard

Sep 15, 2021

Saudi Arabia's national oil company Saudi Aramco has signed a memorandum of understanding with energy industry construction and installation firm McDermott to explore the use of McDermott's SAFIRA fabrication yard for construction services for Saudi Aramco's upstream and downstream projects…

VIDEO: Installation of Innovative Floating Wind Turbine Foundation - TetraSpar

Sep 15, 2021

Offshore vessel operator and installation services firm Bourbon Subsea Services has recently completed the installation of the 3.6 MW TetraSpar floating wind turbine prototype at a test site in Norway.The TetraSpar Demo project is developed by Stiesdal Offshore Technology…

Harland & Wolff, Navantia, and Windar Target Joint Offshore Wind Work in UK

Sep 15, 2021

InfraStrata, a UK-based company that will soon be renamed Harland & Wolff, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Spanish companies Navantia and Windar to target specific fixed and floating wind projects primarily within the UK…

Gazelle Wind Power's Floating Wind Platform Gets DNV Nod

Sep 15, 2021

Classification Society DNV has granted Gazelle Wind Power a statement of feasibility for its hybrid floating wind platform with, what Gazelle says is, a first-of-its-kind mobile mooring system. Gazelle says that its system combines the best…

Aker BP Awards $81M in FEED Contracts for NOA Fulla Field Project

Sep 15, 2021

Aker BP has awarded FEED contracts worth nearly NOK 700 million (~$81,2 million) to its alliance partners Aker Solutions, Siemens Energy, and Subsea 7, related to the field development of NOA Fulla in the southern part of the NOAKA area, offshore Norway…

AGR Names Well Engineering Manager

Sep 13, 2021

Energy industry services firm AGR has appointed Matt Street to the position of Well Engineering Manager, to be based at the company’s Aberdeen office in the UK. 'A senior energy industry professional who has worked on numerous well projects…

Aker Solutions Wins More Work at Tommeliten Alpha Development

Sep 10, 2021

ConocoPhillips has awarded Norway's Aker Solutions a large topside modification contract for Tommeliten Alpha development, offshore Norway. The topside modification contract award follows the final investment decision by the license partners…

Flotant Validates Dynamic Cable Concept for Floating Wind Projects

Sep 09, 2021

EUHorizon 2020-backed Flotant project has successfully validated an innovative dynamic cable concept for deepwater floating wind projects, unlocking the potential for greater wind power resources at lower cost.The project consortium aims to…

Imenco Launches Offshore Mooring Chain Corrosion Protection Tech

Sep 07, 2021

Imenco Corrosion Technology (ICT), a division of Imenco, has launched what it says is a transformational mooring chain cathodic protection technology, named Pacu.Initially designed for deployment on FPSO mooring chains, the system, Imenco says…

First US-built Offshore Wind Substation to be Constructed in Texas

Aug 27, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and its partner Eversource have selected Kiewit to construct an offshore wind substation, which will be deployed at their South Fork Wind project serving New York’s Long Island. This will be the first US-built offshore wind substation…

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