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US Supplier to Provide Subsea Wellhead Systems for Woodside’s Trion

Feb 23, 2024

U.S. offshore energy industry equipment maker Dril-Quip has been selected to supply the subsea wellhead systems for the Woodside Energy's Trion development offshore Mexico.The Trion project, a greenfield deepwater development, includes 24 wells across two phases…

Shell Starts Oil Production from Deepwater Project in Gulf of Mexico

Feb 23, 2024

Shell Offshore, a subsidiary of UK-based energy major Shell, has started production at Rydberg, a subsea tie-back to its Appomattox production hub in the Gulf of Mexico.With an estimated peak production of 16,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d)…

Woodside Sells 15.1% Scarborough Stake to JERA for $1.4B

Feb 23, 2024

Australia's Woodside Energy has entered agreement with Japan’s largest power generation company JERA for the sale of 15.1% non-operating participating interest in the Scarborough gas field development project offshore Australia.The total consideration…

Dominion Partners with Stonepeak to Fund Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind

Feb 22, 2024

U.S. utility firm Dominion Energy said on Thursday it would sell a 50% non-controlling interest in its Coastal Virginia offshore wind farm to Stonepeak to help fund construction of the roughly $10 billion project.Dominion said it would retain…

Ørsted Strengthens Offshore Wind Position in South Korea

Feb 22, 2024

Ørsted has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Incheon Metropolitan City in South Korea to cooperate on developing a world-class offshore wind power industry in the region.The aim of the agreement is to establish a successful local wind power industry driven by Ørsted’s 1…

Eolink's 5MW Floating Wind Turbine Starts Taking Shape in Brest

Feb 22, 2024

The first components of the floating wind turbine, developed by renewable energy company Eolink as part of the France-Atlantique Project, arrived at the port of Brest.The project will deliver the largest operational floating wind turbine on the French Atlantic coast to meet the energy needs for 6…

Enhanced Drilling Wins Equinor Contract for Norwegian Ops

Feb 22, 2024

Enhanced Drilling has secured a five-year frame agreement with Equinor to provide its subsea technologies to be used for operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.The frame agreement is the first in its kind for Enhanced Drilling, and covers all technologies in its product portfolio…

Perenco Spuds Appraisal Well Offshore Gabon

Feb 22, 2024

Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon (POGG) has started drilling an appraisal well in the vicinity of the Hylia South West discovery offshore Gabon, using Dixstone’s BANBA jack-up rig.The field was discovered in December 2022 through the exploration well…

PGS Hooks 3D Acquisition Project in Mediterranean Sea

Feb 22, 2024

Norwegian offshore seismic survey firm PGS has secured a 3D project in the Mediterranean for a major energy company.The Ramform Hyperion is scheduled to start the survey early March and the project has a total duration of approximately 30 days…

DOF Secures $13M Offshore Wind Export Cable Repair Job

Feb 22, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Group has been awarded a contract by an international energy operator to repair an export cable for an offshore wind farm in Southern North Sea.The project includes the retrieval of the damaged cable and termination…

EnergyPathways Gets Subsea Support for Low-Emission Gas Field in Irish Sea

Feb 22, 2024

Mermaid Subsea Services has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with EnergyPathways and MCS Group, through its UK subsidiary MCS Subsea Solutions, to advance the development of the Marram field.Under the terms of the MoU signed on February 9…

Oil Producer APA Misses Quarterly Profit Estimates on North Sea Downtime

Feb 21, 2024

U.S. shale oil producer APA Corp missed Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, hit by weaker North Sea production.Its North Sea production was hit by a temporary shutdown during the reported quarter at its Beryl Bravo offshore platform…

Are North Sea Jack-Ups Set for Flat 2024?

Feb 21, 2024

Global jack-up marketed utilization has been on an upward trajectory since 2017, reaching its peak of 94% at the end of 2023. However, the outlook for the year ahead looks somewhat flat, though there is still time for new demand.The North Sea jack-up market has improved year-on-year since 2017…

Baker Hughes Grabs Petrobras’ Well Construction Job at Búzios Field

Feb 21, 2024

U.S. oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has secured a ‘significant contract’ from Petrobras for integrated well construction services in the Búzios field, offshore Brazil.The integrated services project is set to start in the first half of 2025 and will include drilling services…

Maine Selects Sears Island as Preferred Site for Floating Wind Port Facility

Feb 21, 2024

The government of Maine has selected a section of state-owned area on Sears Island as its preferred site for a port facility development that will support the floating offshore wind industry.The selection of the site, announced by the Governor of Maine Janet Mills…

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