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Rem Offshore's Platform Supply Vessel Hired for Offshore Wind Work

Jan 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Rem Offshore has said its platform supply vessel Rem Trader has been awarded a contract in the offshore wind sector.Rem Offshore said in a social media post on Friday that the vessel - delivered in 2012, and…

KrisEnergy Brings Online Cambodia's First Offshore Oil Project

Dec 29, 2020

Cambodia has begun extracting its first crude oil from fields in the Gulf of Thailand, in a venture between Singapore's KrisEnergy Ltd and the government, both parties said on Tuesday, bringing an end to years of delays.Prime Minister Hun Sen…

ZPMC Launches JSD 6000 Deepwater Heavy-lift Pipelay Vessel

Dec 28, 2020

China's ZPMC has launched the Ulstein-designed JSD 6000 deepwater heavy-lift pipelay vessel at its facilities at Qidong. According to information shared by Ulstein via social media, the JSD 6000 was launched Sunday, December 27. The dynamically-positioned ‘JSD 6000’ is will feature heavy lift…

OE’s 2020 Top of the Festive Video Pops

Dec 22, 2020

The festive season feels somewhat muted this year as, globally, we all grapple with the Coronavirus pandemic.But there is some cheer in the gloom. The annual round of Christmas-themed videos and animations are doing the rounds, albeit perhaps with a few less this year than previous years…

Solstad Nets Charters for Platform Supply Vessels in Norway

Dec 14, 2020

Norwegian company Solstad Offshore has won charters for two of its platform supply vessels in Norway.The offshore vessel owner said Monday that its platform supplier 'Normand Serenade' has won a medium-term contract with Wintershall Dea to support…

Offshore Wind: Asia to Catch Up with Europe by 2025

Dec 11, 2020

Led by China, Asia's installed offshore wind capacity is expected to reach 52GW by 2025, and almost catch up with Europe, energy intelligence group Rystad Energy said Friday.'From almost no offshore wind farms in 2015, Asia’s operational capacity has grown to more than 6 gigawatts (GW) today…

PHOTO: Boskalis Tows First of Five 9.5MW Turbines for Kincardine Floating Wind Farm

Dec 09, 2020

Dutch marine contractor Boskalis has started towing a giant floating wind turbine to a site offshore Scotland, where it will be installed as part of Grupo Cobra's Kincardine floating wind farm project.'Yesterday, the tow-out of the impressive…

Mitsubishi Heavy Says It is Not in Talks to Buy Share in Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa

Dec 08, 2020

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is not in discussions to gauge Siemens Energy's interest to sell all or parts of wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa, the group said on Tuesday.Spanish newspaper Expansion a day earlier had cited financial sources…

MAN Compressors for Senegal's First FPSO

Dec 08, 2020

Japanese FPSO contractor Modec has ordered six compressors from MAN Energy Solutions for an FPSO destined for Woodside-operated Sangomar field, offshore Senegal.Sangomar, located approximately 100 km south of Dakar, Senegal, together with the nearby Rufisque and Sangomar Offshore blocks…

Angola: Sonangol to Accelerate Asset Sales, Reform Despite COVID-19

Dec 03, 2020

Angola’s state oil giant Sonangol will next year accelerate reforms and efforts to raise revenue after the pandemic drained investor interest in an asset sale that has so far netted only around $60 million, its CEO told Reuters in a rare interview…

MHI Vestas Orders Siemens Energy Transformers for Seagreen Wind Farm Turbines

Dec 03, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has awarded a contract to Siemens Energy for the delivery of 114 low-loss 66kV distribution transformers for the giant 1,075 megawatts (MW) Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. The fluid…

Sapura Berani Rig Moves to Start Drilling for Total in Congo

Dec 01, 2020

Malaysian offshore drilling company Sapura Drilling has informed that its Sapura Berani semi-submersible self-erecting tender-assist drilling rig is on its way to Congo to start a drilling contract.In a social media post on Tuesday, Sapura Drilling…

Top Six European Oil Firms Have Over 28GW of Renewables Capacity in Pipeline

Nov 27, 2020

European international oil companies (IOCs) are leading the way in terms of progressing strategies for renewable power growth, ahead of US players that have not, so far, made the same switch, energy intelligence firm GlobalData said.According to Global Data…

Tullow Oil Shifts Its Focus to West Africa

Nov 25, 2020

Britain's Tullow Oil will commit 90% of its investments in coming years on its producing offshore oilfields in West Africa and put exploration on the back burner to reduce debt.Tullow, which was set up in the 1980s produce oil and gas in Africa…

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