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Technip Energies to Design Mega Floating Offshore Wind Project

Dec 15, 2022

Italian renewable developer Renexia has selected France's Technip Energies to study and design key elements of one of the world's biggest floating offshore wind farms, the French engineering group said on Thursday. The French group, which this…

Saipem Bags $1.2B Worth Offshore Oil Field Contracts in Guyana and Egypt

Dec 15, 2022

Italian energy industry services company Saipem has secured offshore oil and gas field construction contracts in Guyana and Egypt worth about $1.2 billion in total.In Guyana, the U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has hired Saipem to support its Uaru offshore oil field development project…

16,000t Jacket Completed for Azeri Offshore Platform Project

Dec 14, 2022

Oil major BP said Tuesday that the jacket of the Azeri Central East (ACE) platform built at the Heydar Aliyev Baku Deepwater Jackets Factory (BDJF) was ready for load-out to sail away to its permanent location in the ACG contract area in the Caspian Sea…

EEW-AOS to Build Monopiles for Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Farm Off New Jersey

Dec 13, 2022

U.S. offshore wind developer Atlantic Shores, a 50:50 partnership between Shell and EDF, has executed a Pre-Commitment and Capacity Reservation Agreement (PCCRA) with EEW American Offshore Structures Inc. (EEW-AOS) to serve as the manufacturing company for monopiles on its 1…

Hartshead Taps Petrofac for North Sea Platform, Pipeline FEED

Dec 13, 2022

UK North Sea-focused Hartshead Resources has awarded Petrofac two contracts in respect of the platforms FEED contract for Harshead's Anning and Somerville unmanned minimum facilities jackets and topsides and the subsea FEED contract for the…

How Do Floating Wind Turbines Work?

Dec 12, 2022

Northern California has some of the strongest offshore winds in the U.S., with immense potential to produce clean energy. But it also has a problem. Its continental shelf drops off quickly, making building traditional wind turbines directly on the seafloor costly if not impossible…

Radix Creates Virtual FPSO Training Environment to Reduce Commissioning Phase Risks

Dec 12, 2022

Brazil-based Radix Software and Engineering said Monday it had created a virtual FPSO training environment for a major operator with the goal of reducing risk in the asset commissioning phase by training operators in process optimization and validation of operational manuals…

First Steel Cut for TenneT's Offshore Substation

Dec 12, 2022

The first steel was cut on Friday, December 9, for the topside of TenneT's offshore transformer station for the Hollandse Kust (west Beta) wind farm zone. A first steel cut ceremony was held at the Equans yard in Hoboken, Belgium, marking the…

Wah Seong Wins $127M FPSO Topside Module Order

Dec 09, 2022

Wah Seong Corporation's Singapore-based subsidiary, WS Engineering & Fabrication Pte. has won a contract to build FPSO topside modules from Malaysian FPSO supplier Yinson.The contract is worth around $127 million.According to Wah Seong, the scope of work of the contract involves engineering…

Barcelona-Marseille Hydrogen Subsea Pipeline to Cost Around 2B Euros

Dec 09, 2022

An underwater pipeline to carry green hydrogen between Barcelona and Marseille will cost around 2 billion euros ($2.1 billion), according to preliminary estimates of the project agreed between Spain, Portugal and France, two sources told Reuters…

Firms in Norway Team Up to Develop Low-cost Floating Wind Farms

Dec 09, 2022

Mainstream Renewable Power, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aker Solutions, to collaborate on offshore wind at the Utsira Nord license area in Norway.Mainstream, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft are…

Wood Group Must Buy Back Shares to Avoid Takeover, Investor Says

Dec 08, 2022

Former Elliot Management activist fund manager Franck Tuil on Thursday told Wood Group to buy back some of its stock to avoid becoming a takeover target, sending shares in the oil services provider up by the most in six weeks.It is the first public campaign for his $600 million multi-strategy fund…

Gasunie to Oversee Build of Dutch North Sea Hydrogen Network

Dec 02, 2022

The Dutch government on Friday said it would appoint gas grid operator Gasunie to oversee plans to develop a hydrogen network in the North Sea, Energy Minister Rob Jetten said in a letter to parliament. The Dutch government is due on Dec. 8…

First Turbine Installed at Arcadis Ost 1 Wind Farm Using "Unique" Floating Installation Method

Dec 02, 2022

Heerema Marine Contractors has recently installed the first of 27 Vestas V174 – 9.5MW turbines at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany, using a floating installation method, for which the parties involved say is unique…

Norway: Aker BP Board Greenlights $19B Offshore Field Development Projects

Dec 02, 2022

The Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP said Friday it would vote in favor of submitting Plans for Development and Operation (PDO) for the NOAKA field development project, the Valhall PWP-Fenris project, the Skarv Satellite Project, and the Utsira High projects…

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