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Existing Offshore Facilities Could be Used for Geothermal Energy Projects

Nov 10, 2021

Shift Geothermal, a non-profit organization focused on geothermal energy, said Wednesday it was launching a bid to establish a new national center in the UK for geo-energy to realize the potential of a huge untapped UK energy source. This also…

Aquaterra Energy Assists with BW Energy's Jack-Up Rig Conversion

Nov 10, 2021

Offshore energy industry engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has won a $4.4 million contract with BW Energy for delivery of multiple conductors tensioning units for the repurposing of the Hibiscus Alpha jack-up rig to an offshore installation (OI)…

GE's Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype Hits Two-year Operational Milestone

Nov 09, 2021

Offshore wind turbine manufacturer GE Renewable Energy has said that its Haliade-X offshore wind turbine prototype in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, has been operating for two years making it the first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine to achieve this milestone…

CEO Change at AqualisBraemar LOC

Nov 09, 2021

David Wells, CEO of offshore energy and marine consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC will retire at year-end and step down as CEO of the group. The board of directors has appointed Wells’ co-founder and current COO of AqualisBraemar LOC, Reuben Segal…

Aker Offshore Wind, Ocean Winds, Statkraft Eye Floating Wind Farms Off Norway

Nov 05, 2021

Aker Offshore Wind, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft have agreed to jointly bid for, develop, construct, and operate offshore wind and associated infrastructure for the Utsira Nord license area offshore Norway.The equal partnership will submit an…

VIDEO: Offshore Drilling Firm Velesto Orders Chela Cranes from NOV

Nov 04, 2021

Velesto Drilling, a Malaysia-based offshore drilling company, has ordered two Chela cranes from NOV's Gusto MSC, to be installed on a jack-up drilling rig.NOV said that the deal marked the first two orders for the 'new and cost-competitive version' of the Crane - the Chela Twins…

Blue Gem Wind Taps OWC for Offshore Wind Engineering Services

Nov 04, 2021

Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC), a subsidiary of AqualisBraemar LOC, has said it has secured a large contract to provide engineering services for an offshore wind development project on the UKCS. AqualisBraemar LOC defines a large contract as between $4 million and $7 million…

Vard Marine Names New VP for Business Operations

Nov 03, 2021

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Vard Marine has informed that Kristin Jovel, its Corporate Business Manager, has been appointed the position of Vice President Business Operations for its North American offices.Jovel joined the…

McDermott, Shell in MoU to Decarbonize Construction

Nov 03, 2021

Offshore installation and construction company McDermott has signed a memorandum of understanding with Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte Ltd (Shell), a subsidiary of Shell, to collaborate on decarbonizing construction. 'The agreement enables McDermott and Shell to explore opportunities for reducing…

Pertamina, ExxonMobil Exploring Carbon Capture Storage in Indonesia

Nov 02, 2021

Indonesian state-owned oil and gas company PT Pertamina and American energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp signed an agreement on Tuesday to look at ways to use carbon capture storage (CCS) in the Southeast Asian country.A memorandum of understanding…

McDermott Delivers Bridges, Flare for TotalEnergies' Tyra Project Offshore Denmark

Nov 01, 2021

Offshore construction and installation firm McDermott has said it has recently completed its first delivery of two bridges and a flare for TotalEnergies' Tyra redevelopment project offshore Denmark.The work package for the Tyra Redevelopment is executed from McDermott's fabrication yard in Batam…

Wind Semi - Equinor Unveils GW-size Floating Wind Concept

Nov 01, 2021

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has revealed its preferred floating wind foundation design for full-scale gigawatt (GW) commercial floating offshore wind in Scotland, if successful in ScotWind leasing round in Scotland.Equinor said that the 'Wind Semi' a semi-submersible wind turbine foundation…

Norway: OKEA Eyes Floating Wind Power for Draugen Platform

Oct 29, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company OKEA, the operator of the giant Draugen platform off Norway, is working on a project that will see the offshore oil production facility powered by floating wind turbines.The news was shared by the recently formed…

Transocean, Nekkar form Digital Well Construction JV

Oct 28, 2021

Norwegian industrial tech group Nekkar has via its subsidiary Intellilift formed a joint venture (JV), with a subsidiary of the offshore drilling giant Transocean. The name of the joint venture firm is  Inteliwell.The purpose of the joint venture…

Dutch Offshore Service Firm Designs Renewables-powered Semi-submersible Mussel Farm

Oct 27, 2021

OOS Group, a Dutch-based offshore services company, known to Offshore Engineer readers for its semi-submersible heavy lift crane and accommodation vessels, has developed a semi-submersible mussel farm (SMF) to grow mussels in the North Sea. The SMF will also feature solar panels…

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