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Acta Marine Wraps Maintenance Campaign on Bard Offshore 1 Wind Farm

Apr 09, 2021

Acta Marine has this week completed its three-year maintenance campaign for Ocean Breeze on the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm, the first commercial offshore wind farm in Germany.Acta Marine's Acta Auriga walk-to-work support vessel - which offers…

Chevron Shareholders to Vote on Climate Change Proposals, Emissions Targets

Apr 09, 2021

Chevron Corp shareholders will vote on proposals aiming to require the No. 2 U.S. oil producer to reduce the environmental impact of its products and report on climate business risks.Chevron has pledged to limit the pace of growth of its carbon emissions that contribute to climate change…

Venezuela: FSO Nabarima Finally Offloads Crude, Paving Way for Offshore Field Output Restart

Apr 09, 2021

A floating facility off the Venezuelan coast has finished offloading crude stored in it for the past two years due to U.S. sanctions, paving the way for output to resume in an oilfield, an official of the facility's operator said on Thursday…

China: CNOOC Searching for Three Missing After Fire on Offshore Platform Doused

Apr 09, 2021

China’s offshore oil and gas major CNOOC Ltd has put out a fire at a production platform in Bohai Bay and is focusing its efforts on searching for three people who went missing, the firm said on Friday.In a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange…

Maersk Drilling Confirms $370M+ Drillship Contract in Ghana

Apr 08, 2021

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling on Thursday confirmed a long-term contract with Tullow Oil for its Maersk Venturer drillship off Ghana.The firm contract following the previously agreed conditional letter of award, and includes…

Poland Awards CfD for Giant Offshore Wind Project

Apr 08, 2021

The Polish Energy Regulatory Office has awarded a Contract for Difference to the Baltica 3 and Baltica 2 offshore wind farms with a total capacity of up to 2.5 GW, Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted said Wednesday evening.'Baltica 3 and 2…

Brazil: Shell Books Solstad's Platform Supplier

Apr 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore said Thursday it has won a two-year charter for one of its platform supply vessels in Brazil.The vessel, Normand Starling, will support Shell's activities in the Brazilian waters.The two-year contract is firm for two years…

Archer Bags Long-term Wireline Services Work with ConocoPhillips in Norway

Apr 08, 2021

Oilfield and drilling services provider Archer has won a long-term frame agreement with ConocoPhillips for work offshore Norway.Under the five-year agreement, Archer will provide wireline services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.Also, Archer…

Harvey Gulf Adds Battery Power to Harvey Champion PSV

Apr 08, 2021

U.S.-based offshore vessel operator Harvey Gulf International Marine has said it has converted its Harvey Champion platform supply vessel into a dual-fuel vessel. The Harvey Champion is now operating on both battery power and diesel.  'The Champion now boasts 754 kWh of battery power…

Ithaca Energy Sanctions $550M EOR Project in North Sea

Apr 08, 2021

UK-based Ithaca Energy, the operator of the Captain field located on the edge of the outer Moray Firth, UK, has sanctioned Captain Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Stage 2 project.The sanction of the project in the UK Central North Sea comes after…

LOC to Provide Marine Warranty Services for Petrobel's Offshore Activities

Apr 08, 2021

Egyptian oil and gas company Petrobel, a joint venture between EGPC and Eni, has awarded a two-year contract to marine engineering consultancy LOC for the provision of marine warranty services to support Petrobel’s offshore assets.LOC, part of AqualisBraemar LOC Group…

Australia: Santos Looking to Sell Down Stake in Dorado Offshore Oil Project

Apr 08, 2021

Australian gas producer Santos has hired Goldman Sachs to sell a 20%-30% stake in its Dorado oil project and Bedout exploration portfolio offshore western Australia, according to a sales document seen by Reuters and confirmed by the group.Dorado…

Vantage Drilling Taps ICM Group for Offshore Training Services

Apr 07, 2021

Offshore drilling consultancy and training firm ICM Group has won a contract with drilling contractor Vantage Drilling to provide onboard regulatory and crane training services. According to ICM Group, the long-term agreement covers the majority…

Reuters Factbox: Global Offshore Wind Tenders and Auctions in 2021

Apr 07, 2021

Global competition for offshore wind power is so hot that licence auctions now resemble the oil and gas competitions of just a few years ago, and some of the names are familiar too as global oil majors move aggressively into renewable energy…

Norway's Oil Fund to Buy 50% Stake in Dutch Offshore Wind Farm from Danish Firm Ørsted

Apr 07, 2021

Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), an entity running Norway's $1.3 trillion sovereign wealth fund - popularly known as the oil fund - has agreed to acquire 50 percent in the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands from the…

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