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Fred. Olsen 1848 Introduces 'Game-changing' Floating Wind Foundation Brunel

May 05, 2022

Fred. Olsen 1848, a Norwegian company developing technologies and solutions for the renewable energy industry, has launched a foundation for floating wind turbines, called Brunel, which, the company says, will be a game-changer that can unlock the potential of floating offshore wind…

Safety Certification Firm UL Opens Glasgow Office for Offshore Wind Operations

May 03, 2022

UL, a safety certification company has launched a new office in Glasgow, which will serve as the global hub for its growing offshore wind operations.'From this location, UL will deliver expert support for customers and their projects worldwide…

QatarEnergy Awards Major EPC Deal for North Field Expansion Project

Apr 28, 2022

QatarEnergy has awarded a major engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the North Field Expansion Project, which it says marks the final major milestone to deliver the project which will boost Qatar’s LNG production capacity to 110 million tons per annum (MTPA)…

Acteon Reveals New Structure in Offshore Renewables Push

Apr 27, 2022

Acteon, an offshore services and equipment provider, on Wednesday announced a new structure that it said would further accelerate its growth in offshore renewables. 'Three new client-facing service divisions, Data and Robotics, Engineering, Moorings and Foundations…

Austrian Consultancy VCE to Support Gazelle's Floating Wind Pilot in Canary Islands

Apr 27, 2022

Irish floating wind platform developer Gazelle Wind Power (Gazelle) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Austrian consulting firm Vienna Consulting Engineers ZT GmbH (VCE) to support its 2MW floating wind pilot project in the Canary Islands…

Saipem Taps GE to Deliver 'Heart' of Petrobras' P-79 FPSO

Apr 27, 2022

Italian oilfield services giant Saipem has awarded GE Power Conversion a contract to develop the electrical module for Petrobras’ P-79 FPSO.In June 2021 Saipem, in a joint venture with South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co…

McDermott Joins NSTA-led Bacton Energy Hub Project

Apr 26, 2022

McDermott International has said it has joined a group of industry experts focused on unlocking the potential for a hydrogen-led energy hub located at Bacton, Norfolk, UK. The UK North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA), previously known as the Oil and Gas Authority…

Heerema to Install Monopiles for 900MW Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

Apr 25, 2022

Heerema Marine Contractors has won a contract to install foundations for EnBW's 900MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in Germany.Under the contract, the Dutch offshore installation company will be responsible for the transportation and installation of 64 monopiles and transition pieces…

Saipem Beats Expectations as Core Energy Business Gets Boost

Apr 21, 2022

Italy's Saipem beat expectations for first-quarter earnings as an upturn in global oil and gas spending lifted the energy contractor's core business, putting it on track for a better year.Adjusted core earnings in the period rose 65% to 145 million euros ($157 million)…

VIDEO: Heerema's New Installation Method Promises to Reduce Floating Wind Costs

Apr 21, 2022

Dutch offshore installation giant Heerema Marine Contractors has said it has developed a new method for the installation of offshore floating wind structures that doesn't require wet-tow and removes the need for marshaling yards.The company said that…

Havfram to Assist with Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm Foundation Installation

Apr 21, 2022

Norwegian offshore services company Havfram has won a contract on the Yunlin offshore wind farm which is being developed offshore Taiwan.The contract, with Yunneng Wind Power Co., Ltd, will see Havfram provide Project Management and Owners Engineer…

Baker Hughes Posts Higher Q1 Profit, but Misses Wall Street Estimates

Apr 20, 2022

U.S. oilfield services and equipment firm Baker Hughes Co BKR.O on Wednesday reported a higher quarterly profit from a year earlier, but missed Wall Street estimates after facing a 'volatile market' in early 2022 that prompted mixed results across its reporting units…

Wood Posts Lower Full-year Revenue. CEO to Retire

Apr 20, 2022

Wood Plc said on Wednesday its Chief Executive Officer Robin Watson plans to retire and the British oilfield services and engineering firm also posted a drop in full-year revenue, sending its shares down as much as 6% in early trade.The London-listed company's revenue for the year ended Dec…

Asia's Largest Offshore Jacket Installed in South China Sea

Apr 18, 2022

Asia's largest offshore jacket Haiji-1 was last week installed in the South China Sea by the Chinese offshore engineering and construction company COEEC.With a total height of 302 meters and 30,000 tons of weight exceeding the lifting capacity of the world's largest derrick barge…

Edward Heerema – Dutch Courage with Single-minded Focus

Apr 13, 2022

Edward Heerema is founder and president of Allseas, which brought the world’s largest construction vessel, Pioneering Spirit, to the market. The company, which also brought innovation to the pipelay sector, has added its latest trick to Pioneering Spirit – its jacket lift system…

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