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Allseas Wins North American Pipelay Project

Sep 22, 2022

Allseas has been awarded a substantial construction contract by TC Energy for a major offshore pipeline delivering natural gas to southeast Mexico.The firm's pipelay vessels, Pioneering Spirit, Hidden Gem and Solitaire, will install the 36-inch pipeline…

Putin Tells Europe: "If you want gas then open Nord Stream 2"

Sep 20, 2022

President Vladimir Putin last Friday denied Russia had anything to do with Europe's energy crisis, saying that if the European Union wanted more gas it should lift sanctions preventing the opening of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.Speaking to reporters…

TechnipFMC Nets 'Significant' EPCI Deal with TotalEnergies in Brazil

Sep 15, 2022

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC said Wednesday it had secured a significant contract with the oil major TotalEnergies for its Lapa North East field in the pre-salt Santos Basin offshore Brazil. For TechnipFMC, a “significant” contract is between $75 million and $250 million…

ADNOC Eyes Higher Gas Output with $548M Lower Zakum Subsea Pipeline Deal

Sep 13, 2022

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) earlier this month announced a $548 million contract to build a new main gas line at its Lower Zakum field offshore of Abu Dhabi. ADNOC said the award would increase Lower Zakum field’s gas production capacity…

Royal IHC Hands Over Converted Amazon J-Lay Vessel to McDermott

Sep 12, 2022

Dutch maritime equipment and technology firm Royal IHC has handed over the converted J-lay vessel Amazon to McDermott International.Royal IHC said: 'For this project, Royal IHC has converted Amazon into the modern and state-of-the-art J-lay vessel it is today…

Amplify Energy to Pay $5M to Settle Criminal Charges over California Oil Spill

Sep 12, 2022

California officials [last] Thursday said Amplify Energy Corp agreed to plead no contest to six criminal charges and pay nearly $5 million in penalties and fines in connection with a crude oil spill last year that killed birds and fouled beaches…

Russian Gas Flows to Europe Steady. Nord Stream 1 Pipeline Remains Shut

Sep 12, 2022

Natural gas flows from Russia to Europe along key routes were steady on Monday morning, while the Nord Stream 1 pipeline remained shut.Eastbound natural gas flows through the Yamal-Europe pipeline to Poland from Germany were steady.Exit flows…

Allseas Taps DEME, Van Oord for Offshore Pipeline Project in Australia

Sep 12, 2022

Belgium-based offshore installation firm DEME and Dutch maritime services firm Van Oord have been awarded a contract from Allseas in support of Santos' Darwin Pipeline Duplication Project, located offshore Northern Australia.  The joint venture…

Natgas Pipeline Explodes in Lake Lery, Louisiana

Sep 09, 2022

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday that it was responding to a natural gas pipeline explosion at Lake Lery, La., and there have been no reports of injuries, casualties or pollution at this time.The Coast Guard received a report of a large fire at Lake Lery…

Santos to Study More CCS Options

Sep 08, 2022

Australian oil and gas firm Santos has been awarded permits to undertake evaluation and appraisal work for the potential storage of carbon dioxide in the offshore Carnarvon and Bonaparte basins, off the coast of Western Australia, the company announced today…

Pipeline Agreement for Chariot's Anchois

Sep 08, 2022

Africa-focused oil and gas company Chariot it has signed a pipeline tie-in agreement that takes it a step forward in unlocking its Anchois gas project offshore Morocco. The agreement was signed with the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des…

Gazprom: Off-line Nord Stream Compressor Station Now Deemed Hazardous

Sep 05, 2022

Russian gas giant Gazprom said on Monday it had received a formal warning from Russian regulators that the idled Portovaya compressor station, which is supposed to push gas towards Germany through the Nord Steam 1 pipeline, no longer complied with safety requirements…

Kremlin Blames Europe for Nord Stream 1 Halt, Saying Sanctions Hamper Maintenance

Sep 05, 2022

The Kremlin blamed European politicians on Sunday for keeping shut the Nord Stream 1, one of its main gas supply routes, saying their economic sanctions on Russia had hindered Gazprom's maintenance of the pipeline.State-controlled Gazprom announced…

Euro Hits 20-year Low on Russian Nord Stream Gas Pipeline Halt

Sep 05, 2022

The euro fell below 99 cents for the first time in nearly two decades, while sterling was on the ropes on Monday as Russia's halt on gas supply down its main pipeline to Europe sparked concerns over energy prices and growth.The euro slid to $0…

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