Offshore Energy News


Atlantic Shores Keeps Fugro Busy Offshore New Jersey

May 27, 2021

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro has won a contract renewal with the U.S. offshore wind developer Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind.The contract is for the provision of real-time wind and metocean measurements off the coast of New Jersey in the U…

Benthic Wraps Geotechnical Survey at Santos' Dorado Site

May 26, 2021

Benthic, part of Acteon's geoservices division, has said it has completed geotechnical site investigation services for Santos at the Dorado field off the coast of Western Australia.Benthic said this week that the work at the Dorado site involved…

James Fisher Renewables Nets Offshore Wind UXO Survey Gig in France

May 25, 2021

James Fisher Renewables has been selected by the French transmission grid operator Réseau de Transport d'Electricité (RTE) to identify unexploded ordnance (UXO) along the export cable routes for the Fécamp offshore wind project.The 18-kilometer export cable…

Aker Solutions, Siemens Energy to Deliver HVDC Converter Stations for 1.4GW Wind Farm in UK

May 25, 2021

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions, in a consortium with Siemens Energy, has signed a contract with ScottishPower Renewables for the supply of the HVDC (high-voltage, direct current) converter stations for the East Anglia THREE offshore wind project in the UK…

GE Researchers Unveil 12 MW Floating Wind Turbine Concept

May 24, 2021

GE researchers are working on a project to design and develop advanced controls to support a 12-megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind turbine, in an effort to enable larger, more powerful turbines to be installed deeper waters unlocked by floating wind technologies…

Simec Atlantis Energy's Tidal Turbine Passes Test in Japan

May 24, 2021

Simec Atlantis Energy (SAE) has informed that its tidal power generation facility in Naru Island, Japan, has passed the Japanese government's pre-use inspection tests.  The site, which features the AR500 tidal turbine installed earlier this year…

Tackling the Energy Transition, the TechnipFMC Way

May 20, 2021

Jon Landes comes with 25 years’ experience in the energy industry. As President, Subsea, Landes has global responsibility for TechnipFMC’s subsea business he’s now in a great place to tackle how we can embrace and shape the energy transition with sustainable solutions…

SEAJET Offers Its Excavation Tech to Offshore Industry through 'Own and operate' Model

May 18, 2021

Dubai-based SEAJET Systems has offered its controlled flow excavation (CFE) technology to the offshore energy industry through an 'own and operate' model.'Usually offered as a rental product, SEAJET identified an opportunity to provide a more cost-effective…

CorPower Says 'World’s Largest' Wave Energy Test Rig Nearly Complete

May 13, 2021

Wave energy technology developer or CorPower said this week it was approaching completion of' the world’s largest wave energy test-rig' following a two-year project. The 45-tonne moving mass system located in Stockholm is capable of simulating ocean wave conditions anywhere in the world…

DNV, Partners Working on Automated Verification of Offshore Wind Turbine Inspection Results

May 13, 2021

DNV has launched a research project to develop an automated data processing method for verification of detected wind turbine blade defects.The aim of the research is to build trust and generate broader acceptance of automated data processing…

Tech File: Underwater Unmanned Digital Twinning Project Gets Funding

May 12, 2021

Welaptega, an Ashtead Technology company, launched a $500,000  initiative to develop a product to enable digital twinning of underwater infrastructure.In collaboration with Whitecap Scientific, SubC Imaging, and Nova Scotia Community College SEATAC division…

Wind-Powered Offshore Drilling Rigs in Canada: Saitec, WESI Get Gov't Funding

May 11, 2021

The Government of Canada has approved funding for Waterford Energy Services Inc. (WESI) and Saitec Offshore's project designed to power offshore drilling rigs using a plug-and-play renewable energy solution.The funding program aimed to support…

OTC Award for Subsea 7 Offshore Corrosion Monitoring Tech

May 07, 2021

Offshore energy services company Subsea 7, and its subsidiary Xodus Group have received recognition from OTC for Subsea 7 Nano Engineered Sensor Platform (Subsea 7 NESP), and will receive a Spotlight on New Technology Award at this year's Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)…

Finland-based Pipeline Inspection Firm Rocsole Wins Another OTC Award

May 07, 2021

Rocsole, a Finland-based developer of offshore pipeline inspection technology, has received an Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Spotlight on New Technology award for a system that inspects pipelines while allowing production to continue without interruption…

Irish Gov't Grants Funding for Micropiling Tech for Offshore Wind Applications

May 06, 2021

Irish companies Mincon Group plc and Subsea Micropiles along with research centers at the University of Limerick and University College of Dublin are working on a low-cost, environmentally 'sympathetic' micropiling technology aimed at the offshore wind industry…

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