North Sea News


Acteon Bags O&M Contract for 228MW German Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 23, 2024

UTEC, a geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics Division, has secured a three-year contract by Siemens Gamesa for operations and maintenance (O&M) services to the Butendiek offshore wind farmUTEC will provide subsea balance of plant O&M services for the 228 MW offshore wind farm…

INEOS FPS Picks Liebherr’s RL 650 Offshore Crane for Unity Platform

Jan 23, 2024

INEOS Forties Pipeline System (FPS) has selected Liebherr for the supply of a new Ram Luffing (RL) series offshore crane for its Unity Platform in the UK North Sea.After more than 30 years of service, the currently installed RL crane on the Unity Platform has run its course…

Aquaterra Energy Inks 3-Year Contract with UK Oil And Gas Operator

Jan 23, 2024

Aquaterra Energy has secured a three-year contract with a UK independent exploration and production company to provide analysis services across its global offshore operations.The contract will see Aquaterra Energy deliver a comprehensive range of offshore analysis services…

Optime Subsea Reels In Equinor’s Rosebank Deal

Jan 22, 2024

Norway-based Optime Subsea has signed a contract with Equinor for the delivery of its Remote Operated Controls System (ROCS) for the Rosebank field in the UK North Sea.The contract represents a significant step forward for Optime Subsea, which…

Denmark's Largest Offshore Gas Field On Track for March 2024 Restart

Jan 22, 2024

TotalEnergies and its partners in the Danish Underground Consortium (DUC) have confirmed that Tyra II redevelopment project is on schedule to restart operations in March 2024.DUC – a partnership between TotalEnergies (operator, 43.2%), BlueNord (36…

Equinor and Aker BP Strike Oil Near Munin Field in North Sea

Jan 22, 2024

Equinor has discovered oil in exploration well 30/12-3 S in the North Sea, while drilling the well on behalf of Aker BP, using Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger rig.The well also included a sidetrack, 30/12-3 A, which came up dry. It has permanently plugged and abandoned…

Worley Cuts First Stell for Aker BP’s Valhall PWP-Fenris Project

Jan 19, 2024

Worley Rosenberg in Norway has started construction of platform module for the Valhall PWP-Fenris project, being developed by Aker BP and its partners in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.On January 2, 2024, the first steel cut for the utilities…

N-Sea Boosts Fleet with Aquarius-G Subsea Service Vessel

Jan 19, 2024

Subsea solutions provider N-Sea Group has entered into an agreement with Rederij Groen for long-term charter of the vessel Aquarius-G, an offshore support vessel (OSV) built in 2016.With the length of 68.04 meters, 14.95 meters beam and a draught of 5 meters…

100 Odfjell Drillers on Equinor’s Mariner Platform to Go on 3-Month Strike

Jan 18, 2024

UK-based workers' union Unite confirmed on Thursday that around 100 offshore drillers employed by Odfjell Technology and working on Equinor’s Mariner platform are set to strike over three months to secure improvements to working rotas.Unite members voted unanimously in favor of strike action…

Norway's METCentre Invites Bids for Floating Wind Test Berth

Jan 18, 2024

Marine Energy Test Centre (METCentre) in Norway has launched a tender process for companies or consortia looking to test their floating offshore wind technology.The test center for floating offshore wind METCentre has an available berth, located outside of Karmøy on the west coast of Norway…

Shell Makes FID for Victory Gas Field in North Sea

Jan 17, 2024

Shell has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the Victory gas field in the UK North Sea, approximately 47 km north-west of the Shetland Islands.Once onstream, the field will help to maintain domestically produced gas for Britain’s homes…

Norway Offers 24 Companies Ownership Interest for Oil and Gas Licenses

Jan 16, 2024

Norwegian government has offered 24 companies ownership interests in 62 production licenses on the Norwegian shelf in pre-defined areas (APA) 2023, Norway's regulator of the petroleum resources informed.The awards, unveiled on January 16, 2024…

Three60 Energy Secures Two BW Offshore’s EPCC Jobs

Jan 16, 2024

Aberdeen-based offshore energy industry services firm Three60 Energy has secured work on BW Offshore’s Catcher and Adolo floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units.Three60 will provide extensive engineering, procurement, construction…

New Well at Denmark's Largest Offshore Gas Field Gets Go-Ahead

Jan 12, 2024

The Danish Underground Consortium (DUC) has reached final investment decision (FID) to drill a new well on the Harald East area, located close to the Norwegian border, with the gas planned to be exported through the Tyra East facilities.DUC…

Global Energy Group Gets Subsea 7 Contract for Aker BP's North Sea Field

Jan 11, 2024

Global Energy Group (GEG) has secured a contract from Subsea7 to fabricate subsea spools and anode sled structure for the East Kameleon project, an Aker BP North Sea field development. The work will be executed from the Port of Nigg, a multi-user energy facility in the Cromarty Firth…

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