Offshore Energy News


Safety Boost: 4Subsea to Monitor Var Energi's Drilling Ops at Balder

Jun 24, 2021

Subsea solutions provider 4Subsea has secured a three-year service agreement with the Norwegian oil and gas firm Vår Energi to monitor and analyze wellhead integrity to ensure safe operations for the Balder Future drilling and completion operations in Norway…

Eco Wave Power Installs Spotter Buoy in Portugal

Jun 24, 2021

Israeli-Swedish wave energy company Eco Wave Power has installed a Spotter Buoy near the Barra do Douro breakwater in Portugal.Installed following approval from the Port Authority of the Douro, the Spotter Buoy will collect wave data for Eco Wave Power's proposed wave energy project in the area…

Ocean Sun, Statkraft Working to Retrieve Sunken Solar Plant in Albania

Jun 24, 2021

Norwegian floating solar tech company Ocean Sun is working to retrieve its floating solar power plant that sank in Albania earlier this month.As previously reported, Statkraft and Ocean Sun said the first of four Ocean Sun floating solar plants - covering 4…

Ashtead Technology, Hydromea in Subsea Wireless Tech Deal

Jun 24, 2021

Subsea equipment provider Ashtead Technology has entered into rental partnership with Switzerland-based Hydromea, a subsea wireless access provider.Under the deal, Ashtead Technology will promote and use Hydromea’s LUMA high-speed through-water…

Miko Marine Delivers Magnetic Blanking Set for Bacalhau FPSO

Jun 24, 2021

Norwegian company Miko Marine has shipped out the first magnetic blanking set destined for the Brazilian offshore sector from its fabrication plant in Haugesund, Norway. However, the set is not going to Brazil, but to the DSIC yard in Dalian…

V&SH Offshore Solutions Becomes Part of WTS Energy

Jun 23, 2021

V&SH Offshore Solutions, an offshore contractor specialized in testing and terminations, cable repairs, and outfitting of offshore high voltage assets has become a part of  WTS Energy, an energy services firm providing engineering support and manpower supply…

X1 Wind Gets Funding for Floating Wind Project

Jun 22, 2021

Spain-based floating wind technology developer X1 Wind said Tuesday it had secured a €2.5 million ($2,97 million) grant to launch its first commercial floating wind project.The floating wind technology developer has been allocated the grant…

As Big Oil Pushes into Offshore Wind, Seabed Lease Prices Will Rise

Jun 21, 2021

The world's largest offshore wind developer Orsted is concerned that Big Oil's eagerness to harness wind at sea could push up prices for seabed leases, making the technology less competitive, its chief executive told Reuters.European oil firms including Total…

MENCK Delivers 'World's Largest' Hammers for Offshore Wind Installation in Taiwan

Jun 18, 2021

Dutch offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors has signed a contract with Acteon's offshore pile-driving operating subsidiary MENCK for the provision of two of the world’s largest hammers to support offshore wind installation activities in Taiwan…

ABB Wins UTC Award for Subsea Electrification Technology

Jun 17, 2021

ABB's subsea power system, capable of distributing up to 100 MW of electricity over long distances and in ultra-deepwater, has won this year’s Underwater Technology Conference (UTC) Award.ABB’s US$100 million Subsea Power Joint Industry Project…

Rovco, PanGeo Subsea in 3D O&M and Survey Services Pact

Jun 17, 2021

Subsea technology companies Rovco and PanGeo Subsea have teamed up to respond to what they say is the offshore energy market’s growing need for a prompt and detailed understanding of the performance of subsea infrastructure such as anodes, CPS…

C-Innovation Wraps Guyana Survey Remotely from U.S. HQ

Jun 14, 2021

C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an Edison Chouest Offshore affiliate, said on Monday that it has completed its first remote survey scope in Guyana.Remote survey operations are based in C-I’s headquarters in Mandeville, Louisiana, U.S., and conducted by C-Survey (C-S)…

Mocean Energy’s Wave Energy System Produces First Power at EMEC Test Site

Jun 14, 2021

Mocean Energy said Monday it had started testing its Blue X wave energy prototype at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, with the device currently generating power. “In the last few days the 20-meter long, 38-tonne…

Eco Wave Power’s Wave Energy Conversion Unit Arrives in Israel

Jun 14, 2021

Wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power said Monday that one of its wave energy conversion units had arrived on site at the Port of Jaffa, Israel.With preparations underway for the unit's installation the project is proceeding on schedule…

Fugro, Partners Design Mooring Line Fatigue Tracker for Floating Wind Turbines

Jun 14, 2021

Dutch offshore services company Fugro, in partnership with AS Mosley and the University of Strathclyde, has designed a real-time mooring line fatigue tracker for offshore floating wind turbines, minimizing the need for in-person inspections…

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