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Land-starved Singapore Turns to Floating Solar

Apr 16, 2021

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singapore is betting on floating solar farms and vertical panels to increase its clean-energy supplies and cut carbon emissions, a model that could work in other densely populated cities, urban experts said…

Japan to Double Inter-regional Power Grid to Boost Offshore Wind

Apr 16, 2021

Japan aims to double its inter-regional power grid capacity by adding up to 23 gigawatts to help speed expansion of renewable energy such as offshore wind farms, the Nikkei business daily said on its online news site late on Thursday.The move…

Harland & Wolff to Build NnG Offshore Wind Farm Jackets in Methil, Creating 290 Jobs

Apr 16, 2021

InfraStrata's Harland & Wolff has won a contract with Saipem to build and load out eight wind turbine generator (WTG) jacket foundations for the EDF Renewables and ESB Energy-owned Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project, located in the outer Firth of Forth in Scotland…

BP Suspends Output from Foinaven Fields as Long-Serving FPSO Petrojarl Foinaven Nears End of Life

Apr 15, 2021

British oil major BP has suspended production from the Foinaven fields west of Shetland in the UK, as the long-serving FPSO Petrojarl Foinaven through which the fields are producing oil is nearing the end of its 25-year design life, and will be removed from site…

Palfinger Equipment for Ocean Infinity's Robotic Vessel Fleet

Apr 15, 2021

Palfinger, an Austrian manufacturer of hydraulic lifting, loading, and handling systems for marine applications, has won a contract to deliver equipment for Ocean Infinity's fleet of robotic vessels to be built by VARD.Ocean Infinity, a U.S…

MMA Offshore, Worley Team Up to Service Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Apr 15, 2021

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore and its compatriot Worley, an engineering and construction services company, are teaming up in pursuing opportunities in the offshore wind sector in Taiwan.'The collaboration is an exciting development…

Petronas Awards 3-Year Well Intervention Deal to Welltec

Apr 15, 2021

Offshore energy technology company Welltec has secured a three-year contract with the Malaysian oil firm Petronas as the sole provider of downhole conveyance and powered mechanical services for Petronas' Malaysia operations.Espen Dalland, Area…

Six Rescued, Dozen Missing After Lift Boat Capsizes in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 14, 2021

Six people were rescued near the coast of Louisiana after a commercial [lift boat] capsized about eight miles off Port Fourchon on the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said late Tuesday.About a dozen people are still missing after the 129…

Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint - Ireland's Coal-fired Plant Site to Become Green Energy Hub

Apr 13, 2021

Ireland's state-owned Electricity Supply Board (ESB) last Friday announced a decision to convert Moneypoint, the country's only coal-fired power plant, into the country's first green energy production hub as part of the project called Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint…

Aquaterra Energy Bags its Largest Riser Analysis Contract

Apr 13, 2021

Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has said it has won its largest riser analysis contract to date, with an unnamed 'major Middle Eastern operator.'Under the five-year agreement, Aquaterra will provide green and brownfield riser analysis…

ADM, Eunisell Exploring Barracuda Field Development Options

Apr 12, 2021

Oil and gas investment company ADM Energy which in March agreed to invest in the development of the Barracuda oil field in OML 141,  an existing discovery and near-term production asset in swamp/shallow waters offshore Nigeria, has signed a…

Fugro, MMT Tapped for Seabed Mapping Work at Danish Wind Energy Hub in North Sea

Apr 12, 2021

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro and Sweden's MMT have won contracts with the Danish grid operator Energinet, to carry out seabed surveys for the Danish Energy Island project in the North Sea.The contracts follow an announcement by the Danish…

Derazona Orders Airbus' H160 Helicopter for Oil and Gas Sector in Indonesia

Apr 12, 2021

Derazona Helicopters in Indonesia has ordered an Airbus H160 helicopter to be used to support the country’s oil and gas sector's operations. 'The multi-mission H160 will play an important role in the expansion plans of the Indonesian operator for oil and gas…

Petrobras, Gov't Agree Rules for Potential Sepia, Atapu Offshore Fields Sale

Apr 12, 2021

The board of Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras has approved an agreement with the government regarding the compensation that must be paid to Petrobras in the event of an auction of reserves in two offshore oil areas, the firm said on Friday…

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