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Ørsted and Eversource Bid for New Offshore Wind Farm in New York

Jan 27, 2023

Ørsted and Eversource have submitted a joint proposal in response to New York State’s third round of offshore wind solicitations. 'Delivering clean, renewable power for at least 1 million New York homes, this submission includes multiple bids…

BP Spuds Exploration Well in Caspian Sea

Jan 27, 2023

Oil major BP, as the operator of the consortium behind the Azeri Shah Deniz field, has started drilling a new exploration well (SDX-8) in the contract area, in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.The company is using the Heydar Aliyev semi-submersible drilling rig…

NES' Energy Design, Smart Control Systems for GC Rieber's Windkeeper Vessels

Jan 27, 2023

Turkish Cemre Shipyard has awarded HAV Group ASA’s subsidiary Norwegian Electric Systems AS (NES) a contract to deliver energy design, and smart control systems for two “Windkeeper” service operations vessels (SOV).The Turkish shipyard is building…

Offshore Winds BLOWing in Bulgaria

Jan 27, 2023

Under an EU-backed scheme, Bulgaria will see a 5 MW floating wind turbine demonstrator installed off its coast in the Black Sea within the next two years, as part of the Black Sea Floating Offshore Wind (BLOW) project. The project, which will see the turbine connected to an offshore gas platform…

OX2 Plans to Build 1.4GW Offshore Wind Farm in Finland

Jan 27, 2023

Sweden-based OX2 said Friday it had started the development of the offshore wind farm Tyrsky in the Gulf of Bothnia in the Finnish economic zone. The project is expected to have a total installed capacity of 1,4GW.OX2 received a research permit…

Mexican Energy Firms Lag Methane Emission Rules, Investigators say

Jan 27, 2023

Mexican oil and gas companies, including state giant Pemex, are lagging behind on their obligations to identify, report and mitigate methane emissions from their installations, an investigation by a group of non-profits found.Methane, a potent greenhouse gas that traps heat in the atmosphere…

Semco Maritime to Keep Providing Nursing Staff to Equinor on Norwegian Continental Shelf

Jan 27, 2023

Danish energy industry services firm Semco Maritime has signed a new framework agreement with the Norwegian energy giant Equinor for the provision of temporary staffing services for offshore nurses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.Semco Maritime…

Petronas and ExxonMobil to Pursue CCS Projects in Malaysia

Jan 27, 2023

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas said Friday it had recently signed two agreements with U.S. major ExxonMobil to jointly pursue Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) projects in Malaysia.Petronas and ExxonMobil have committed to defining the next steps…

Ecopetrol CEO Bayon to Step Down on March 31

Jan 27, 2023

Colombian majority-state-owned energy company Ecopetrol on Thursday said Chief Executive Felipe Bayon will leave his post on March 31, following more than five years in the position. Bayon's departure represents a shake-up for Colombia's biggest…

Equinor and BP Jointly Bid for New York's Third Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jan 27, 2023

Norway's Equinor and UK's BP on Thursday jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3).The bid was submitted to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in response to the state’s most recent offshore wind energy solicitation…

Petro Rio Set to Take Over Petrobras' Campos Basin Field as $1,63B Paid

Jan 26, 2023

Brazilian oil and gas company Petro Rio (Prio) on Thursday paid $1.635 billion to Petrobras in relation to the acquisition of Petrobras' interest in the Albacora Leste offshore field, located in the Campos Basin, Brazil.The amount paid Thursday is in addition to the $292…

EEW SPC to Build Monopiles for 1.4GW UK Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 26, 2023

Germany's EEW Special Pipe Constructions ( EEW SPC) has signed a contract with offshore installation firm Van Oord to manufacture 100 monopile foundations for RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm, to be located in the UK North Sea.The Sofia Offshore…

Busy Year Ahead for Offshore Drilling Rigs: Global Marketed Utilization to Average 95%, Dayrates Grow

Jan 26, 2023

Rig activity stood out in several regions in 2022, and there is no reason to expect anything different in 2023, Westwood Energy's Terry Childs writes.In 2022, offshore rig activity for both jack-ups and floating rigs was robust in several key regions of the world…

Maersk Supply Service Pens Major Contract for FPSO Work in Brazil

Jan 26, 2023

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service said Thursday it had signed an assignment agreement with TechnipFMC for work in Brazil.The scope covers the pre-installation of the mooring system and hook-up of the FPSO P-78. The FPSO P-78 will be the seventh FPSO in the Búzios field…

Highland Council Grants Planning Permission for Pentland Floating Wind Farm's Onshore Infrastructure

Jan 26, 2023

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners-led Pentland floating offshore wind farm has been granted planning permission in principle from Scotland's Highland Council for its onshore infrastructure.To be located 7.5km off the coast of Dounreay in Caithness…

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