Offshore News


BP in Talks with Venezuela and Trinidad to Develop Gas Field

Mar 14, 2024

BP PLC said on Thursday it was in talks with the Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago governments to develop a gas field.BP has been seeking to increase its natural gas production in Trinidad to feed into Atlantic LNG's liquefied natural gas export facility…

Ørsted Powers Up All Turbines at First US Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 14, 2024

Ørsted has installed and powered up all 12 turbines at the landmark South Fork project, and the first utility-scale U.S. offshore wind farm has started delivering power to Long Island and the Rockaways, offshore New York.The commissioning of the wind farm is in its final stage…

TotalEnergies Renews Contract for Bibby WaveMaster 1 SOV’s Services

Mar 14, 2024

Bibby Marine has secured a three-year contract extension with long-standing client TotalEnergies EP Nederland for its ‘walk-to-work’ service operation vessel (SOV) Bibby WaveMaster 1.The three-year charter extension will begin in the first quarter of 2025…

Equinor Extends Drilling Contracts

Mar 13, 2024

Equinor, on behalf of the partners, is exercising two options to extend contracts with Archer AS, KCA Deutag Drilling Norway AS and Odfjell Operations AS for a total of four years.The options for drilling services on fixed installations on the Norwegian continental shelf provide jobs for 2…

New UTM Payload Available for Scout 137 Drone System

Mar 13, 2024

ScoutDI has added an ultrasonic thickness measurements (UTM) payload, complete with in-flight A-scan, to the capabilities of its end-to-end inspection data solution for the Scout 137 drone.The product is suitable for offshore applications where…

Tokyo Gas, 13 Others to Jointly Develop Offshore Wind

Mar 13, 2024

Tokyo Gas and 13 other Japanese companies plan to set up a consortium 'soon' to develop technology to mass produce floating offshore wind power facilities at a low cost, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday.The other companies include…

Nord Stream Sues Insurers in London Over 2022 Pipeline Blasts

Mar 12, 2024

Nord Stream is seeking more than 400 million euros ($436 million) from its insurers over explosions in 2022 which ruptured pipelines designed to transport Russian gas to Germany, court filings show.Nord Stream AG names Lloyd's Insurance Company…

DOF Bags Shell’s Decommissioning Contract for Knarr and Gaupe Fields

Mar 12, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Group has secured a ‘substantial’ subsea engineering procurement removal and disposal (EPRD) contract from Norske Shell in the Atlantic region.The contract outlines 100 combined days of utilization of DOF’s vessels Skandi Hera and Maersk Installer…

Source of Huntington Beach Oil Spill Uncertain

Mar 11, 2024

The Unified Command concluded its response to an oil sheen observed offshore of Huntington Beach, California on Monday, but the source of the oil remains unclear.Over the weekend, cleanup crews recovered approximately 85 gallons of product from offshore recovery efforts and removed roughly 1…

Lula Blasts Big Dividends Ahead of Meeting with Petrobras CEO

Mar 11, 2024

Brazil's president on Monday called for state-run oil company Petrobras to pay smaller dividends and invest more, in remarks recorded ahead of a meeting with the firm's chief executive, who held out hope of an extra dividend that was axed last week…

Energy Jobs Begin Slow Trajectory Upwards

Mar 11, 2024

Jobs in the U.S. oilfield experienced a slight gain from the past several months, increasing by 1,466 jobs in the U.S. oilfield services sector during February 2024, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) after…

Strategic Marine Delivers Support Vessel for Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 11, 2024

Singapore’s Strategic Marine and Taiwan’s Prosperous Wind Shipping have delivered the hybrid-ready support vessel for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The StratCat 27 hybrid-ready vessel is designed for the transfer of technicians and cargo…

Norway Offers $193 Million Funding to Arctic Floating Wind Farm Project

Mar 10, 2024

A floating offshore wind farm planned in Arctic waters on Friday received 2 billion Norwegian crowns ($193 million) in state funding, with Norway viewing the still costly technology as a key contributor for industry development and emission cuts…

Esgian Week 10 Report: Additional Backlog Secured

Mar 10, 2024

Esgian reports that offshore drilling contractors secured additional backlog in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Egypt, Nigeria, and Brazil and operators confirmed new discoveries in Indonesia, Côte d’Ivoire, and China in its Week 10 Rig Analytics Market Roundup…

No Remaining Recoverable Oil Sheen Seen off California

Mar 10, 2024

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Saturday it did not observe any remaining recoverable oil sheen during a morning overflight off the coast of Huntington beach, California.On Friday, the agency said it was trying to identify the source of an oil spill off the coast after the sheen…

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