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EnCap Backs Houston-based Firm to Build Jones Act WTIVs

8 hours ago

Houston-based Bleutec Industries, a company which describes itself as the builder, owner, and operator of Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessels, said Thursday it had secured 'a significant capital commitment' from EnCap Investments L…

Siemens Gamesa Loses UK Patent Dispute over GE Offshore Wind Turbines

9 hours ago

General Electric Co has fended off a patent lawsuit over its Haliade-X turbines brought by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S in a London court.Judge Richard Meade of London's High Court on Wednesday said Siemens, which had sued GE claiming…

Construction of Shell's Penguins FPSO Completed in China

10 hours ago

The construction of the Penguins FPSO for Shell's namesake field in the UK North Sea has reportedly been completed in China.CGTN, the China Global Television Network website, on Thursday, shared a video of the completed Penguins FPSO, and said the 118-meter-tall cylindrical FPSO…

Reuters: To Protect Pemex, Mexico's Energy Ministry Tried to Block Stricter Flaring Rules

10 hours ago

Mexico's energy ministry tried earlier this year to block the publication of stricter rules on natural gas flaring, according to documents seen by Reuters, saying they would hurt state oil company Pemex and its plans to increase production…

UK: ORE Catapult, NZTC Team Up to Help Power Oil & Gas Platforms with Floating Wind

11 hours ago

The UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Net Zero Technology Centre said Thursday they'd examine potential pathways for the delivery of innovative floating offshore wind technology integrated with existing energy infrastructure…

BMT Unveils New Crew Transfer Vessel Model

12 hours ago

BMT has unveiled its new 32-meter hybrid propulsion crew transfer vessel design, citing industry demand for lower carbon emissions, capacity, and prolonged offshore operations.'Crews and engineers’ safety and comfort are fundamental to BMT’s approach with this design…

HST Marine Orders Three Battery-powered Fast Crew Suppliers from Damen

13 hours ago

Offshore energy industry services provider High Speed Transfers (HST) Marine has ordered three Fast Crew Suppliers 2710s from Damen Shipyards for an undisclosed fee.Damen Shipyards said that the vessels would be fitted with 190kW battery arrays…

China's CNOOC Beefs Up Stake in Giant Offshore Oil Field in Brazil

13 hours ago

Chinese oil company CNOOC said Thursday it had completed the acquisition of another 5% stake in the Production Sharing Contract of the Transfer of Rights (TOR) Surplus Volume related to the Búzios oil field, offshore Brazil.the Búzios oil field is located in the Santos Basin…

Peterson's Logistics Services for ODE AM-managed North Sea Assets

14 hours ago

Energy industry logistics provider Peterson said Thursday it had won a three-year contract with ODE Asset Management (ODE AM) to provide integrated logistics services from the Port of Lowestoft in the UK.Peterson will provide quayside services…

Expro Wins $50M North Sea Well Intervention and Integrity Deal with Apache

14 hours ago

Oilfield services firm Expro has secured a $50 million contract with oil and gas company Apache Corporation for work on its Beryl and Forties assets in the UK North Sea.The fully integrated well intervention and integrity services contract involves…

Norway: Vår Energi Books Floatel Rig for Balder FPU Work

14 hours ago

Vår Energi, a Norwegian oil and gas company, has awarded Floatel International a contract for its Floatel Superior offshore accommodation rig.The rig will support Vår Energi's lifetime extension program for the North Sea production vessel Balder FPU in 2023…

Germany Plans to Buy Majority Stake in Unit of Dutch Grid Operator TenneT - sources

15 hours ago

The German government wants to buy either a majority stake or all of the German subsidiary of Dutch power grid operator TenneT as part of Berlin's planned transition towards sustainable energy use, two German government sources told Reuters…

Greek FSRU Projects in the Pipeline

15 hours ago

As demand grows for liquefied natural gas in Europe in the wake of the war in Ukraine, Greece has relied heavily on its sole LNG terminal off Athens to replace Russian gas imports. Now it is looking to build new floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) that could be operational by 2024…

Germany and Norway Want NATO to Protect Subsea Infrastructure after Nord Stream Attacks

15 hours ago

The leaders of Germany and Norway said on Wednesday they would jointly ask NATO to coordinate the protection of Europe's subsea infrastructure in light of the suspected attacks on the Nord Stream gas pipeline network.European countries have…

Current News

TotalEnergies to Cut UK North Sea Spending by 25% after Windfall Tax

EnCap Backs Houston-based Firm to Build Jones Act WTIVs

Siemens Gamesa Loses UK Patent Dispute over GE Offshore Wind Turbines

Construction of Shell's Penguins FPSO Completed in China

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