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To Meet 2050 CCUS Demand, 100 North Sea Storage Sites Needed, Xodus Says

Nov 24, 2023

The volume of CO2 being injected into the North Sea by 2050 will be equivalent to the natural gas currently being extracted from the basin, according to a new report from global energy consultancy Xodus.That scale of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) will require some 100 reservoirs…

Carbon Capture and Storage Hopes are Pipe Dreams, for Now - Russell

Nov 23, 2023

Carbon capture and underground storage (CCUS) is touted by proponents of fossil fuel production and consumption as the technology that will keep oil and gas in the global energy mix. It is, and at the same time, it isn't.The International Energy…

Rovco Completes Survey Work for Floating Offshore Wind Farm in North Sea

Nov 23, 2023

Rovco said Thursday it had completed all survey work on behalf of Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn for the planned Cenos floating offshore wind farm located in the Central North Sea, 200 kilometers off the coast of north-east Scotland.Rovco was…

Shearwater, Petrobras Team Up to 'Reshape' Seismic Exploration

Nov 22, 2023

Brazilian oil company Petrobras and Norwegian marine seismic services firm Shearwater have entered into a collaborative technology agreement aiming to reshape seismic exploration and field developments.This multi-year strategic partnership is…

Santos, ADNOC Enter CCS Collaboration Deal

Nov 22, 2023

Australian oil and gas company Santos has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with Abu Dhabi based oil and gas firm ADNOC to collaborate on carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects.The agreement will explore the potential for establishing…

EODEX UK Clears 80+ Munitions at Offshore Wind Farm Site Quietly and without Explosions

Nov 20, 2023

Offshore disposal firm EODEX UK has informed that it has removed over 80 offshore munitions from the Moray Firth without high-order detonations.According to EODEX UK, detonations are widely attributed to be a key factor in mass stranding events – such as the Kyle of Durness in July 2011…

Metocean Survey Launched for Floating Offshore Wind Farm Project in Scotland

Nov 20, 2023

Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group, and Subsea 7, has launched floating LiDAR and wave buoys as part of the metocean campaign for the proposed floating offshore wind farm project off the north-east of Scotland. The survey…

Reach Subsea Buys Australian Marine Survey Firm

Nov 17, 2023

Norwegian subsea services company Reach Subsea has completed the acquisition of the Australian marine survey company Guardian Geomatics Pty. Reach Subsea had announced the proposed acquisition of Guardian Geomatics in October.It said at the…

Fugro Tapped for Geophysical Survey at Lithuania's First Offshore Wind Farm Site

Nov 16, 2023

Ignitis Renewables has awarded offshore survey firm Fugro a contract to conduct a geophysical survey at Lithuania's first offshore wind farm site. 'This critical step in the project's development aims to enhance the understanding of seabed conditions…

Petronas Launches Offshore Seismic Survey to Explore Langkasuka Basin

Nov 15, 2023

Malaysia's Petronas said Wednesday it had undertaken a new offshore multi-client 2D seismic survey in the northern area of the Straits of Melaka (Straits of Malacca) to explore and map the hydrocarbon potential in the open blocks of PM320 and PM321 of the Langkasuka Basin…

Indonesia Moves Ahead with CCS Talks with US Oil Majors, Eyes Petrochemical Project

Nov 14, 2023

Indonesia's state energy company Pertamina and U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil and Chevron Corp. are moving ahead with their discussions to invest in carbon capture facilities, while Exxon eyes a petrochemical project in the country.Pertamina and…

Fugro Nets Offshore Namibia Survey Contract

Nov 13, 2023

The Portuguese oil and gas firm Galp has awarded the Dutch company Fugro a contract to conduct an environmental and geophysical survey offshore Namibia. 'Known for its remote location, challenging conditions and ultra-deep water, this site is key to future energy operations in the region…

Talos and Repsol Team Up for Seismic Reprocessing Project in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Nov 10, 2023

U.S.-based oil and gas firm Talos has entered into a 50/50 partnership with the Spanish oil company Repsol to conduct a seismic reprocessing project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Talos said this week that the project would cover approximately 400…

PGS Wins 4D Survey Contract Offshore West Africa

Nov 09, 2023

The Norwegian marine seismic survey services firm PGS said Thursday it had secured a 4D survey contract with an undisclosed client offshore West Africa.Mobilization is scheduled for Q4, and the contract has a total duration of approximately 60 days…

PGS Secures 160-day Seismic Survey Deal in Mediterranean Sea

Nov 06, 2023

Norwegian seismic services firm PGS said Monday it had secured a 3D exploration contract in the Mediterranean Sea.PGS' Ramform Titan vessel is scheduled to mobilize for the survey in December, and the contract has a total duration of approximately 160 days…

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