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Kawasaki Picks Sonardyne Tech for Its SPICE AUV

Jul 22, 2021

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries has ordered from Sonardyne a suite of subsea navigation, positioning, and communications technologies to navigate, track and control its first commercial SPICE autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).The SPICE  AUV…

Nord Stream 2: Russian Vessel Moves into German Waters for Pipelaying Work

Jul 19, 2021

Russian pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy will move to German waters to build a 2.6 km (1.6 miles) stretch of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the pipeline operator said on Monday.The vessel had previously been in Danish waters.(Reporting by Oksana Kobzeva and Anton Kolodyazhnyy…

Biden, Merkel Fail to Settle Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Dispute

Jul 16, 2021

President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed on Thursday to settle their dispute over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline but said they agreed that Moscow must not be allowed to use energy as a weapon to coerce its neighbors…

Subsea 7 Bags Sizeable Middle East Contract

Jul 14, 2021

Subsea equipment and installation firm Subsea 7 said Wednesday it had secured a sizeable contract in the Middle East. Subsea 7 defines a sizeable contract as being between USD 50 million and USD 150 million.The scope of work, for an unnamed client…

Ukraine to Remain Transit Country for Russian Gas Despite Nord Stream 2, Merkel Assures

Jul 13, 2021

Ukraine can be confident that Germany and the European Union will guarantee its status as a transit country for Russian gas even after the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has opened, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday.Merkel made the remarks…

Aker Solutions, Subsea 7 to Deliver Subsea Equipment for Aker BP's KEG Project

Jul 09, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has awarded subsea contracts for the Kobra East & Gekko (KEG) development in Norway to Subsea 7 and Aker Solutions.The contact comes days after Aker BP as the operator filed a plan for development and operation for the North Sea project…

Shell Takes Technical Developer Role at Acorn CCS Project

Jun 29, 2021

Oil and gas major Shell is taking the role of Technical Developer for the Acorn Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project in Scotland, the partners in the project said Tuesday.The carbon capture and storage project in the UK, run by Storegga…

U.S. State Secretary says Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Undermines Ukraine

Jun 25, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday described the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as a Russian geopolitical project that undermines the security of Ukraine, adding the United States wants to ensure Russia does not use energy as a coercive tool against any European state…

DNV, Neptune Studying if Offshore Pipelines Can Be Reused for CO2 Transport

Jun 22, 2021

Neptune Energy has awarded DNV a contract for the carbon capture and storage (CCS) pipeline materials study which will assess the fracture and suitability of offshore pipelines for reuse in CO2 transport.The pipeline materials analysis is part…

Williams, Beacon Sign Pipeline Deal for Shenandoah Field in Gulf of Mexico

Jun 18, 2021

U.S. Gulf of Mexico pipeline operator Williams has struck a deal with Beacon Offshore to provide offshore gas gathering and transportation services and onshore gas processing services to the Shenandoah offshore development.Williams will provide…

Nord Stream 2 to Start Work on Filling Pipeline

Jun 11, 2021

Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas project will start preparations on Friday to fill the first of two pipelines with natural gas within a few months, the Gazprom-led project said on Thursday.Nord Stream 2, which runs on the bed of the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany…

Baltic Pipe Project Hits Snag over Mice and Bats Concerns

Jun 04, 2021

Baltic Pipe Project, a strategic EU infrastructure project led by Danish and Polish companies Energinet and Gaz-System to build a gas pipeline from the Norwegian part of the North Sea to Denmark and Poland, has hit a snag in Denmark over environmental concerns…

First Line of Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Completed, Putin Says

Jun 04, 2021

Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is set to be completed as the United States wants good ties with Europe, President Vladimir Putin said, as the ill-fated project is nearly complete and ready to start pumping gas to Germany.Russia's Gazprom…

McDermott Completes KG-D6 Satellite Cluster Work of India

Jun 04, 2021

McDermott International has this week said it has completed work on Reliance Industries Limited KG-D6 Satellite Cluster Project, off the east coast of India, dubbing the project a historic one, involving 'many firsts.''McDermott's work on the…

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