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Norwegian Offshore Oil Workers to Go on Strike on Tuesday

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Norwegian offshore workers will likely go on strike on Tuesday in an industrial action that will cut oil and gas output as the negotiating parties have not made progress, the union and the lobby representing oil companies said on Monday.'As it stands now…

Deirdre Michie to Step Down as Offshore Energies UK CEO

Jul 01, 2022

Deirdre Michie OBE has decided to step down as Chief Executive of Offshore Energies UK, formerly known as Offshore Oil and Gas UK (OGUK).Michie will hand over the reins at the end of the year after almost eight years at the helm of the offshore energy industry trade body in the UK…

BP, Shell to Cover Employee Travel for Treatment after Roe v. Wade

Jun 30, 2022

Oil producer BP on Wednesday joined Shell in pledging to cover travel expenses for U.S. employee health care treatment following a Supreme Court decision overturning the Constitutional right to an abortion.Neither of the two European companies explicitly named abortion in their statements…

Eidesvik Offshore Names Cotgrove as New CFO

Jun 29, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore has named Helga Cotgrove as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Cotgrove will join Eidesvik Offshore October 1, 2022 at the latest. She has more than 20 years of energy sector finance experience in various roles within M&A…

Petrobras Elects New CEO

Jun 28, 2022

The board of directors of Brazil's Petrobras elected Caio Paes de Andrade as its new chief executive on Monday, as a messy management transition at the state-run oil company inches toward conclusion.Andrade, a former economy ministry official…

Norway Oilfield Services Workers Agree Wage Deal, Averting Strike

Jun 23, 2022

Two Norwegian labour unions have signed new wage deals with oil service companies, the unions said on Thursday, preventing a strike among workers.Some 646 members of the Safe and Industri Energi unions had threatened to go on strike at companies such as Schlumberger…

Well-Safe Protector Inks Deal for Ithaca Energy North Sea Well Decom Project

Jun 21, 2022

Well-Safe Solutions were contracted by Ithaca Energy to plug and abandon (P&A) six wells on the Anglia platform in the Southern North Sea, approximately 55km from the UK mainland. For the project Well-Safe will provide project management, well engineering and all managed delivery services…

Offshore Wind JV for Coast Renewable Services, Peterson Energy Logistics

Jun 21, 2022

Peterson and Coast Renewable Services have formed a joint venture company to provide integrated services to the offshore wind sector. The new company, Coast Offshore, will be led by Michael Leitch as Managing Director.In addition to marine management…

Bourbon Inks Partnership Deal with Integrated Wind Solution

Jun 16, 2022

Bourbon entered into a strategic partnership with IWS Fleet AS, the vessel owning company of Integrated Wind Solutions ASA  to address the French commissioning and maintenance market of offshore wind farms. This agreement will allow Bourbon…

Alcatel Submarine Network’s DC/FO Tech together with Equinor ASA wins the 2022 UTC Award

Jun 16, 2022

An innovative new subsea controls architecture designed to simplify how new fields and carbon capture and storage (CCS) sites can be developed and expanded has been announced as the winner of this year’s Underwater Technology Conference (UTC) Award…

A Petoro Perspective of Today’s Upstream Challenges

Jun 16, 2022

With a third of Norway’s oil and gas on its books, state-owned Petoro has a unique perspective, from the macro right down to drainage strategies.Today, Petoro VP Licence and technology Kjell Morisbak Lund sees that the industry has many difficult challenges…

Marine Minerals – A New Opportunity for Subsea Oil and Gas Technology

Jun 15, 2022

2023 could be a significant year for subsea mining, both in Norway and internationally. Norway’s environmental impact assessment for marine mining is ongoing, and the opening of the first Norwegian area for marine mining licenses is due to be approved while the International Seabed Authority (ISA)…

Equinor Joins the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

Jun 15, 2022

The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping continues to grow in size and influence, with Equinor joining as a Strategic Partner.Equinor is both a producer and a supplier of fuel to the maritime sector and has worked systematically…

Miros Wavex Tapped to Support Saint Brieuc Offshore Wind Project

Jun 15, 2022

Miros’ dry-mounted Wavex was selected by EQUANS to collect operation-critical wave and current data on the offshore substation for the Saint-Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm, Iberdrola's first large-scale and flagship offshore wind power project in Brittany…

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