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Incident Reported During Construction of Seaway 7's Alfa Lift Vessel in China

Oct 18, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Seaway 7 said Monday there had been an incident during the construction of its Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel, currently being built in China at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu…

Northern Drilling Cancels Another Drillship Order with DSME

Oct 18, 2021

Billionaire John Fredriksen-owned offshore drilling company Northern Drilling has canceled another drillship order with South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering.After canceling the order for the West Aquila drillship in August…

INEOS to Invest $2.3B in Green Hydrogen Plants

Oct 18, 2021

- INEOS, Europe's largest Hydrogen producer, said on Monday it would invest more than 2 billion euros ($2.3 billion) on electrolysis plants to make zero-carbon green hydrogen across Europe.The first plants will be built in Norway, Germany and Belgium over the next 10 years…

Germany's Nord Stream 2 Gatekeeper: The Long Road Until Gas Flows

Oct 15, 2021

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is completed and ready to pump Russian gas to Europe, but nothing is flowing yet because it is still awaiting clearance from Germany's energy regulator.Europe's most controversial energy project, which is led by Russian gas giant Gazprom…

ZE PAK, Ørsted to Create JV for Offshore Wind Projects in Poland

Oct 15, 2021

Poland’s largest privately-owned energy producer ZE PAK, which is looking to shift from coal to renewables, and Denmark's Ørsted world's largest offshore wind developer have signed a letter of intent to jointly take part in the upcoming auction for seabed leases in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea…

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…

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…

VIDEO: Guyana-bound Prosperity FPSO Enters Drydock in Singapore

Oct 14, 2021

The hull of the Prosperity FPSO has recently arrived from China where it was built to Singapore where Keppel will mate it with topside modules, after which the vessel will set sail for Guyana, to become the South American country's third FPSO in production…

Fugro Gets new UK CAA Accreditation as Helideck Monitoring Systems Provider

Oct 14, 2021

Dutch offshore services firm Fugro has secured accreditation from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Helideck Certification Agency (HCA) as an approved supplier of helideck monitoring systems (HMS) conforming to the new 2021 UK CAA standards…

Suriname's Staatsolie Pens 30-year PSC with Chevron for Offshore Block

Oct 14, 2021

Suriname state oil company Staatsolie on Wednesday said it had signed a 30-year production sharing contract with U.S. producer Chevron Corp for the South American country's offshore Block 5.Chevron Exploration Suriname Ltd and a consortium by TotalEnergies and Qatar Petroleum (QATPE…

Occidental Sells Stakes in Jubilee and TEN Fields Offshore Ghana

Oct 13, 2021

Occidental Petroleum Corp agreed to sell its interests in two Ghana offshore fields for $750 million to Kosmos Energy and Ghana National Petroleum Corp, the oil and gas producer said on Wednesday, as it looks to cut the debt it took on with its purchase of Anadarko Petroleum…

TotalEnergies, Simply Blue Launch U.S. Floating Wind JV

Oct 13, 2021

French energy industry major TotalEnergies and floating wind developer Simply Blue Group, a pioneer in floating offshore wind, have launched a joint venture, TotalEnergies SBE US, 'to unlock the vast potential for floating offshore wind projects in the United States…

Putin: Russia Not Using Gas as a Weapon

Oct 13, 2021

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia was not using gas as a weapon and was ready to help ease Europe's energy crunch as the region's bloc called an emergency summit to tackle skyrocketing prices.Energy demand has surged as economies have rebounded from the pandemic…

Norway to Continue Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration, Incoming Gov't Says

Oct 13, 2021

Norway will continue to explore for oil and gas in the next four years, with most new drilling permits to come in mature regions of its oceans, the incoming government said on Wednesday.A minority coalition of the leftwing Labour Party and the…

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