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Equinor Adds One More Well to Deepsea Atlantic Rig Term

11 hours ago

Norwegian energy company Equinor has exercised an option to add one more well to the contract it has with Odfjell Drilling for the use of Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible drilling rig.The news comes exactly a month after it was announced that Equinor had added two wells to the contract…

OMV Petrom Spuds Two New Wells in Black Sea

14 hours ago

Romanian oil and gas firm OMV Petrom said Monday it had started drilling two new development wells in the shallow waters of the Istria block, in the Black Sea.The first drilling operations started at the end of December 2020 and the drilling…

Rovco Tapped for Subsea Services at Beatrice Wind Farm

15 hours ago

Rovco, a UK-based provider of ROV and hydrographic services, has signed a contract to carry out work on offshore wind farm Beatrice, the Scottish largest operational offshore wind farm.  Rovco, which did not share the value of the contract,…

Drilling Deals Confirmed for Two Maersk Rigs in Suriname

17 hours ago

Following a conditional letter of the award signed with the French oil giant Total last November for the supply of two offshore drilling rigs in Suriname, Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling said Monday Total has firmed up the contracts…

Eidesvik Offshore Nets Long-Term Charter for Acergy Viking SOV

Jan 15, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore has won a long term charter with wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for its Service Operation Vessel Acergy Viking. The contract will start in direct continuation of the current…

Cloud Solution: SAP, DNV GL Tackling Corrosion Under Insulation in O&G Industry

Jan 15, 2021

SAP SE and DNV GL have teamed up to deliver a new industry cloud solution, Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) Manager, designed to tackle a major problem facing the integrity of oil and gas plants. CUI is seen as one of the largest maintenance…

Endúr's Offshore Fabrication Branch Files for Bankruptcy

Jan 15, 2021

Norway's Endúr Industrier AS, an offshore fabrication subsidiary of marine infrastructure group Endúr, on Friday notified Stavanger district court about its decision to initiate a bankruptcy petition for the company, citing a dire market situation…

Lamprell to Split Three Ways. Puts Greater Focus on Renewables, Digital

Jan 15, 2021

Lamprell, a company traditionally known as oil and gas rig builder, has this week announced a reorganization of its business aimed at increasing focus on renewables and the energy transition. Based in the UAE, the company has in recent years increased its uptake of renewables sector orders…

Israel and Four Arab States Discuss Energy Sector

Jan 15, 2021

Israel's energy minister held a video conference call with his counterparts in the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Sudan, and Bahrain for the first time on Thursday, according to a statement from his office.The Israeli minister, Yuval Steinitz…

Dana Petroleum Terminates Maersk Drilling Rig Deal

Jan 15, 2021

Oil company Dana Petroleum has terminated a contract for the use of a Maersk Drilling rig in Denmark.The one-well contract was initially expected to start in May 2020.However, the two companies then in October 2020 said the contract start-up for the yet to be nominated rig would be deferred…

Ex-Petrofac Exec Pleads Guilty to Bribery Offenses

Jan 15, 2021

Update: Petrofac's statement included below the original articleFormer senior Petrofac Ltd executive David Lufkin pleaded guilty at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday to three further bribery offenses in relation to oil deals in United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

U.S. Blacklists China's CNOOC over South China Sea Actions

Jan 14, 2021

The Trump administration added China’s CNOOC to a U.S. economic blacklist on Thursday, accusing the oil giant of helping Beijing intimidate neighbors in the South China Sea and ratcheting up tension days before U.S. President-elect Joe Biden takes office…

Equinor, Moss Maritime Testing Floating Solar in Rough Waters

Jan 14, 2021

Equinor, Norway's largest oil firm, increasingly involved in renewables such as offshore wind and floating wind, is now looking to add floating solar to its portfolio.The company said Thursday it would, together with Moss Maritime, start testing floating solar off the island of Frøya…

Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Energy Team Up in Green Hydrogen Push

Jan 14, 2021

Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy have this week announced they'd work together on wind-to-hydrogen projects to help decarbonize the economy 'to solve the climate crisis.'The companies said they were contributing with their developments to an…

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