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Report: Total Secures $15.8B for Mozambique Gas Project

Jul 09, 2020

French oil major Total has secured $15.8 billion in funding for its massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in northern Mozambique, according to South African lender FirstRand's local unit, FNB Mozambique. Total declined to comment.In a press release published on Wednesday…

VIDEO: First Wind Turbine Goes Online at Belgium's Largest Offshore Wind Project

Jul 02, 2020

Following the recent installation of the first offshore wind turbine generator at the Seamade offshore wind project in Belgium, the turbine has now started producing electricity.SeaMade is a 487,2 MW offshore wind concession in the Belgian North Sea…

Record High Oil Exports from Big U.S. Offshore Port

Jul 02, 2020

Crude exports from the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) are hitting a record high even as U.S. crude exports have fallen as the coronavirus pandemic has chopped worldwide fuel demand.Oil majors Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc are the main winners from rising LOOP exports…

NHV Helicopters for Shell, NAM North Sea Crews

Jul 01, 2020

Offshore helicopter transportation services provider NHV Group will fly Shell and NAM workers to North Sea facilities under a long-term contract starting Wednesday, July 1, 2020.Belgium-based helicopter company has won the three-year contract with Shell UK & NAM…

Far Signs Gambia JOAs with Petronas. Seeks Drilling Partners

Jun 25, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Far has signed new Joint Operating Agreements with Petronas related to the A2 and A5 offshore blocks in The Republic of The Gambia.This follows the granting of new licenses for those blocks by the country's government effective October 1…

China's Jutal Nets Offshore Wind, FPSO Orders Worth $283M

Jun 23, 2020

China's Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited has said it has won orders to build components for an offshore wind farm and an FPSO, for unnamed clients.Jutal said in a statement that the contracts were awarded to Zhuhai Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited…

Woodside: Sangomar on Track for First Oil in 2023

Jun 23, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Woodside has reiterated that its $4.2 billion Sangomar project offshore Senegal, is still on track to produce first oil in 2023.The company was responding to media reports stating that Senegal has been forced to…

Heerema's Aegir Heavy Lifter in Drop Fall Incident Offshore Taiwan

Jun 18, 2020

The article has been updated to include a statement by the Heerema Marine Contractors' spokesperson.Heerema Marine Contractors' heavy lift vessel Aegir has earlier this week experienced a drop fall incident off the coast of Taiwan where it is working on an offshore wind project…

DNS Sharing Offshore Decommissioning Expertise with Brunei

Jun 17, 2020

Decom North Sea, a UK-based non-profit organization focused on knowledge sharing in the space of offshore oil and gas decommissioning sector, is expanding in Asia with a deal struck in Brunei.DNS on Wednesday announced the creation of a 'landmark…

2nd Wind Marine Reveals Design for U.S. Offshore Wind Feeder Vessel

Jun 16, 2020

Louisiana-based company 2nd Wind Marine plans to design, finance, build and operate two Jones-Act-compliant jack-up vessels aimed at the growing U.S. offshore wind market. The company has this week revealed the SuperFeeder design for the vessel…

Helicopter Operator NHV Clinches 5-Year Deal with Ithaca Energy

Jun 15, 2020

Belgium-based offshore helicopter provider NHV Group has signed a five-year contract extension with North Sea-focused oil company Ithaca Energy.The contract is for the provision of aviation services to the Ithaca Energy Group’s operated FPF-1 installation…

Oil Workers' Union, Petrobras Dismiss 'Fake News' of Helicopter Crash Offshore Brazil

Jun 10, 2020

Brazilian oil workers' union and oil company Petrobras have this week dismissed reports of a helicopter crash in the Campos basin, as fake news.Union SindipetroNF issued a statement is which it said that the 'news published in some media on Monday…

KCA Deutag Appoints New President of Offshore Branch

Jun 04, 2020

Drilling and engineering company KCA Deutag has named Ole Maier its new President of Offshore Business Unit.Maier, who has most recently served as Executive Vice President for Odfjell Drilling's Platform Drilling Operations, has succeeded KCA Deutag's Rune Lorentzen who will be retiring…

Industry Group Calls for 'Key Worker' Status for Offshore Energy Workers

May 29, 2020

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has said that it continues its work to have all offshore energy workers recognized as 'key workers', in order to facilitate the efficient movement of personnel during the Covid-19 pandemic…

Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 at Tubarao Martelo Field in Brazil

May 26, 2020

About 50 workers were infected by the novel coronavirus during an outbreak in recent weeks at a production well owned by Brazilian oil firm Dommo Energia SA, two regulatory sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.The production well…

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