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QatarEnergy and Nakilat Sign Long-Term Agreement for Nine QC-Max LNG Vessels

May 09, 2024

QatarEnergy has signed a long-term agreement with Qatar Gas Transport Company Limited (Nakilat), under which Nakilat will own and operate nine QC-Max class LNG vessels, the largest LNG vessels ever built.The nine QC-Max vessels, with a capacity of 271…

Diamond Offshore Agrees Marketing Rights for Three Drillships

May 09, 2024

U.S.-based offshore drilling company Diamond Offshore has secured the marketing rights for three seventh generation drillships - West Dorado, West Draco and West Libra, which will be renamed Tidal Action.Diamond Offshore entered into an agreement with Eldorado Drilling…

BW Energy Finds Hydrocarbons at Hibiscus South Pilot Well

May 09, 2024

Oil and gas company BW Energy has found hydrocarbons in the DHBSM-2P pilot well, confirming the Hibiscus South deposit offshore Gabon extends into the northern part of the field with good reservoir quality.BW Energy said it plans to complete the well as a production well later in 2024…

Colombia's Ecopetrol Talking to Very Large Offshore Wind Players

May 08, 2024

Colombia's majority state-owned energy company Ecopetrol has held talks with big players ahead of a potential bid in an offshore wind auction organized by the country's government, Chief Executive Ricardo Roa said on Wednesday.Roa was speaking…

Australia Backs Long-Term Gas Exploration

May 08, 2024

Australia's resources minister said on Thursday she backs the long-term exploration of potential natural gas projects, setting up a potential clash with opposition lawmakers and some in the incumbent Labor Party that oppose its use.Australia…

Hollandse Kust West Beta Export Cables to Come Ashore Next Week

May 08, 2024

The first export cable for the Hollandse Kust West Beta offshore wind farm will come ashore next week as the work progresses to connect the 700 MW project to the Dutch grid.According to an update from transmission system operator TenneT, several…

McDermott’s Subsidiary Grabs Marsa LNG Job Worth Up To $250M

May 08, 2024

CB&I, a wholly owned subsidiary of McDermott, has been awarded a significant contract by TotalEnergies and OQ joint venture for the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) of a full containment concrete liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tank…

Norway Expands Acreage for Oil and Gas Exploration

May 08, 2024

The Norwegian Ministry of Energy has offered 37 bocks in the Barents Sea and the Norwegian Sea as part of its annual licensing round for predefined areas (APA), which give oil companies the opportunity to gain access to attractive acreage in the mature areas of the Norwegian shelf…

Onshore Tests Start for PosHYdon Offshore Green Hydrogen Pilot

May 08, 2024

The onshore tests for the PosHYdon project, which aims to produce green hydrogen on an operational gas platform in the Dutch North Sea, have started in the Netherlands.The PosHYdon pilot kicked off the onshore test successfully at the premises of InVesta…

First Oil Flows from Eldfisk North Field Offshore Norway

May 08, 2024

Eldfisk North project, operated by ConocoPhillips at the Greater Ekofisk Area in the North Sea, has achieved first oil production.In December 2022, the Norwegian authorities approved the Eldfisk North Plan for Development and Operation with…

Vard Selects TMC to Equip Prysmian’s Newbuild Cable Laying Vessel

May 08, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard has hired TMC Compressors (TMC) to supply a complete marine compressed air system to a newbuild cable laying vessel being built for Prysmian.Under the contract, whose value was not disclosed, TMC will deliver a marine…

Into the Deep: Offshore Production Increasingly Finds Deeper Waters

May 08, 2024

Offshore energy is on a growth trajectory. Rystad Energy wrote in February 2024 that upstream oil majors were diving in to deeper waters. “Despite tightened budgets, frontier drilling is fueling optimism for a productive year, particularly deepwater projects in the Atlantic Margin…

DNV's New Standard for Hybrid TCPs Set to Improve Deepwater Projects Reliability

May 08, 2024

DNV has released its latest standard, DNV-ST-F207 for hybrid thermoplastic composite flexible pipes (TCPs), which facilitates the integration of innovative technologies like carbon fiber armor into flexible riser designs to enhance efficiency and reliability for deepwater projects…

Odfjell Technology Boosts Asia Pacific Presence with New Contracts in Malaysia

May 08, 2024

Odfjell Technology, an integrated supplier of well services technology and engineering solutions, has been awarded three well services contracts in Malaysia, increasing its market share in the Asia Pacific region.The company has won two contracts…

Bluestone to Supervise Construction of Prysmian's Two New Cable Layers

May 08, 2024

Bluestone Group, a maritime technical services company, has secured a contract for plan approval and site supervision of two new cutting-edge cable-laying vessels operated by Prysmian.The two new cable-laying vessels, the first of which is under construction and the second under design…

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