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BOEM Completes Environmental Review of Suction Bucket Test

May 06, 2024

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of Beacon Wind’s proposal to test suction bucket foundations on its lease area offshore Massachusetts.Suction bucket foundations are an alternative foundation…

Tanzanian LNG Project Delayed as Government Seeks to Change Terms

May 06, 2024

Negotiations for the development of Tanzania's $42 billion liquefied natural gas export plant have been delayed by proposed government changes to a financial agreement reached last year, a government spokesperson and two company sources said…

Colombia's Ecopetrol Exploring Participation in Offshore Wind Auction

May 06, 2024

Colombia's majority state-owned energy company Ecopetrol is analyzing its potential direct participation in the Andean country's first-ever offshore wind auction, the company said in a statement to Reuters.The government of President Gustavo Petro…

Exxon Sees Hess Arbitration Dragging into 2025

May 06, 2024

U.S. energy major Exxon Mobil's arbitration case that could block Chevron's purchase of Hess will extend into 2025, Exxon CEO Darren Woods said in an interview on CNBC on Monday, ahead of a coming vote by Hess shareholders on the deal.Exxon…

Wood Scoops TotalEnergies’ Decarbonization Job in North Sea

May 06, 2024

Engineering consultancy Wood has secured a new decarbonization contract from TotalEnergies to support flare gas recovery in the North Sea.The 23-month contract, part of the Elgin-Franklin Flare Gas Recovery System Project, follows Wood's successful…

New Jersey Launches Fourth Offshore Wind Call

May 06, 2024

The U.S. state of New Jersey has opened the fourth solicitation for offshore wind development, seeking to award up to 4 GW of new generation capacity.The application window for the fourth solicitation has been opened on April 30, and will accept application until July 10…

MODEC Hires Seatrium for Errea Wittu FPSO Topsides Integration

May 06, 2024

Seatrium has secured a topsides integration contract from MODEC's company Offshore Frontier Solutions for the Errea Wittu floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit.The contract scope of work covers the installation and integration of topside modules onboard the FPSO Errea Wittu…

Aker BP Opts for Optime Subsea’s ROCS

May 06, 2024

Norwegian subsea technology company Optime Subsea has been awarded a contract by Aker BP to develop and deliver five Remotely Operated Controls Systems (ROCS) for use on the Norwegian continental shelf.Aker BP has placed an order with Optime…

Saipem’s Hydrone-R Marks Subsea Milestone at Equinor’s Njord Field

May 06, 2024

Saipem’s underwater intervention drone Hydrone-R, currently operating on Equinor's Njord Field development project offshore Norway, has achieved the milestone for continuous subsea residency of 167 days.The project, for which Saipem’s Hydrone-R is deployed…

BW Group to Separate BW Energy as Stand-Alone Oil and Gas Business

May 06, 2024

Global maritime company BW Group has unveiled plans to separate BW Energy as an oil and gas exploration business from its maritime businesses, as part of corporate restructuring process.BW Group currently owns 191,903,110 shares in BW Energy…

Touchstone to Acquire Trinity Exploration in $30.1M All-Share Takeover

May 06, 2024

Canada-based Touchstone Exploration has agreed to acquire UK company Trinity Exploration and Production which has onshore and offshore oil assets located solely in Trinidad and Tobago.Under the terms of the acquisition, Trinity shareholders will receive 1…

ADES Holding Finds Work in Egypt for Recently Suspended Jack-Up Rig

May 06, 2024

Saudi oil and gas drilling contractor ADES Holding has secured a contract from Suez Oil Company (SUCO) for a 21-month jack-up drilling work in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt.The contract, whose firm term is valued at $42.9 million (SAR 161 million)…

Tyra II: Reaching Full Technical Capacity Delayed as Equipment Repair Works Begin

May 06, 2024

The technical issue, which has temporarily impacted the commissioning of the facilities at Denmark’s largest offshore gas development, has been identified with repair works currently ongoing as the timeline for reaching Tyra II full technical capacity gets delayed for the third quarter of 2024…

NSTA Awards 31 More Licenses in Latest North Sea Oil and Gas Round

May 03, 2024

The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) has offered further 31 exploration licenses in the latest phase of the U.K.'s 33rd oil and gas licensing round.A total of 82 offers to 50 companies have now been made in the round which attracted 115 bids from 76 companies across 257 blocks and part-blocks…

Höegh LNG Strikes Deal to Deploy FSRU Hoegh Galleon in Egypt

May 03, 2024

Norway-based Höegh LNG has made an agreement with Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) and Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) for the deployment of the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Hoegh Galleon. The aim of the deployment is to support energy security in Egypt…

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