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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…

FPSOs: Floating Ideas

Oct 25, 2021

The world’s FPSO fleet is getting older, with 55 FPSO units in the global fleet reaching the end of their design life in the next five years, with an additional five having life extension in place. With 19 more FPSOs currently being evaluated for life extension…

Schlumberger 3Q Profit Rises as Oilfield Services Demand Recovers

Oct 22, 2021

Schlumberger NV reported a rise in third-quarter adjusted income on Friday, buoyed by higher demand for the company's oilfield services and related equipment from producers looking to capitalize on a rebound in crude prices.Global crude prices rose 4…

Jan De Nul Reburies Export Cable at Eneco's Luchterduinen Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 21, 2021

Offshore installation company Jan De Nul has completed a cable reburial project at Eneco’s Luchterduinen wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.The wind farm, located 23 kilometers off the coast of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, has been operational since 2015…

Aker Solutions Wins FEED for Wisting FPSO

Oct 20, 2021

Norwegian oilfield equipment and technology provider Aker Solutions said Wednesday it has received a letter of intent (LOI) for a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract from energy company Equinor for the floating production, storage…

Harland & Wolff's Arnish Facility to Build Subsea Templates for Black Sea Project

Oct 19, 2021

Harland & Wolff Group, until recently known as Infrastrata, has secured work for its Arnish facility on the west coast of Scotland. The company said Tuesday that Harland & Wolff (Arnish) has been awarded a contract for the fabrication of four…

TenneT: Hollandse Kust (noord) Jacket Completed (VIDEO)

Oct 19, 2021

Dutch electricity transmission system operator TenneT said Tuesday that the load-out of the jacket for TenneT's offshore platform Hollandse Kust (north) has been completed in the port of Vlissingen, the Netherlands.The 2,100 tons heavy jacket…

Subsea 7, Schlumberger Secure Work on Turkey's Giant Offshore Gas Find

Oct 15, 2021

Subsea 7 has confirmed the award of a major contract by Turkish Petroleum for the Sakarya field development offshore Turkey in the Black Sea. Subsea 7 defines a major contract as being one where Subsea 7’s share of revenue is over USD 750 million…

Vestas to Install Huge 15MW Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype in Denmark

Oct 15, 2021

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will install a prototype of its giant 15 MW offshore wind turbine at the Østerild National test center for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. Vestas will install the prototype at the test center in the second half of 2022…

How to Ensure Oil & Gas Infrastructure Still Has Value

Oct 14, 2021

If we want to reach net zero by 2050, there is an increasingly high risk that some of the oil and gas infrastructure investments (i.e. in platforms, pipelines, processors, storage sites etc) made today will result in stranded assets.In other words…

X1 Wind Installs Rotor on its 'Downwind' Floating Wind System

Oct 13, 2021

Spanish floating wind technology company X1 Wind has completed the rotor assembly for its 'downwind' floating wind system.'Fitted with a specially adapted V29 Vestas turbine, the unique ‘downwind’ system is able to ‘weathervane’ and orientate passively with the wind to maximize energy yields…

Eco Wave Power Signs MoU with CIMC for Deployment of Wave Energy Tech in China

Oct 11, 2021

CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute (CIMC OEI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power.CIMC OEI is an engineering company that designs and builds offshore marine structures such as offshore drilling rigs…

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