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Seaway 7 to Convert 'Seven Phoenix' into Cable Layer

13 hours ago

Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, is expanding its renewables fleet with a second cable lay vessel.The company, which has access to Subsea 7's pool of vessels, said Wednesday that the Seven Phoenix vessel would be converted…

Baker Hughes Launches Subsea Wellhead Cutting System "Terminator"

14 hours ago

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes has launched a vessel-deployed subsea wellhead cutting system called the Terminator.In what Baker Hughes says is 'a first-of-its-kind mechanical wellhead removal method', the Terminator system has already…

Eni to Take Over Indonesian Deepwater Development?

17 hours ago

Italy's Eni is expected to take over the Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) project as operator Chevron sells its interest in the gas venture, the chairman of the country's upstream oil and gas regulator said on Wednesday.Chevron confirmed…

Alfa Laval Pumps for Three China-built FPSOs

17 hours ago

Swedish company Alfa Laval has said it has won orders to deliver Framo pumping systems for three FPSOs to be built in China.The orders comprise marine pumping systems for crude oil offloading, produced water, slop and ballast duties.The company…

Golar Unit CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Corruption Probe

Sep 29, 2020

Golar LNG said on Tuesday Hygo Energy Transition Ltd Chief Executive Officer Eduardo Antonello has taken leave of absence with immediate effect, following a corruption investigation involving him in Brazil.Golar said Antonello's leave was in…

Sumitomo, RWE Team Up in UK Offshore Wind Farm Project

Sep 29, 2020

Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corp said on Tuesday it had tied up with RWE AG for the German utility's 353-megawatt Five Estuaries offshore wind farm project in the UK, with an aim to start commercial operations in 2030.RWE said on Monday…

Oil Prices Drop as Demand Worries Counter U.S. Stimulus Hopes

Sep 29, 2020

Oil prices dropped on Tuesday, paring gains from the previous session, as persistent demand concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic outweighed hopes generated by a new U.S. stimulus package that lawmakers are struggling to agree.More than 1…

Equinor Discovers Oil and Gas at Swisher Prospect

Sep 29, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has discovered oil and gas at its Swisher prospect in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Recoverable resources are estimated to be in the range of 2-6 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalent, or around to 13-38 million barrels of oil equivalent…

Fire Shuts Equinor's Plant That Processes Gas from Barents Sea Field

Sep 29, 2020

A fire at Equinor's Melkoeya liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in the north of Norway halted output on Monday but caused no injuries, police and the company said.Images on local media showed plumes of smoke rising from the plant, but the fire was eventually put out…

Edison Chouest's C-Innovation Acquires Caltex Oil Tools

Sep 28, 2020

Edison Chouest Offshore's marine services affiliate C-Innovation has acquired the controlling interest in Caltex Oil Tools, a provider of equipment rentals, services, and customized engineering capabilities to the offshore industry.C-Innovation said that the Houston-based Caltex…

SLPE to Design Foundations for Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 28, 2020

UK-based engineering company Sea and Land Project Engineering (SLPE) has won the bid for the provision of a wind turbine foundation concept design for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland, UK.The Inch Cape offshore wind farm project is being developed by Red Rock Power Limited subsidiary…

RWE Signs Deals to Expand Lease Areas of Four Offshore Wind Farms in UK

Sep 28, 2020

Renewables giant RWE has, together with its partners, signed agreements in the UK to expand the existing offshore wind farms Gwynt y Môr, Galloper, Greater Gabbard, and Rampion. The granted seabed leases comprise extension projects with a combined potential installed capacity of around 1…

Vattenfall Launches Floating Solar Farm in The Netherlands (VIDEO)

Sep 28, 2020

Swedish power company Vattenfall has inaugurated its first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands.The solar farm, with a capacity of 1.2 megawatts, was built on the site of the sand and gravel extraction company Netterden.'This means that from now on…

U.S., Greece Call for Peaceful Resolution of East-Med Maritime Disputes

Sep 28, 2020

The United States and Greece called on Monday for a peaceful resolution of maritime disputes in the east Mediterranean as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a two-day trip to Greece amid increased regional tension over energy resources…

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