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Walney Extension Sells Transmission Assets

1 hour ago

Walney Extension Limited, a joint venture owned by Ørsted (50%), PKA (25%) and PFA (25%), and the operator of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the UK, has signed an agreement for the sale of its transmission assets to Diamond Transmission Partners Walney Extension…

WFS, SES Team Up in Subsea Cable Protection Space

1 hour ago

WFS Technologies (WFS) and Subsea Energy Solutions (SES) have joined forces in the space of condition monitored cable protection systems for the offshore energy industry.The collaboration will see WFS utilize its smart wireless Seatooth technologies…

Boskalis, Bouygues, Saipem JV to Build Fécamp OWF GBS

2 hours ago

A consortium of Bouygues, Saipem, and Boskalis has been awarded the contract for design, construction, and installation of 71 concrete Gravity-Based Structures (GBS) which will serve as foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm turbines in Normandy…

Prosafe Gets Short Respite from Creditors

2 hours ago

Offshore accommodation rig provider Prosafe has been given some breathing room by its creditors.The company earlier this month said it had agreed on an extension to the forbearance from the non-payments and defaults with a majority of its lenders across its $1…

Siemens Gamesa Confirms Fécamp Wind Turbine Deal

3 hours ago

After EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd on Tuesday announced the sanctioning of the $2,2 billion Fécamp offshore wind project in France, Siemens Gamesa has confirmed it has received the firm order for the supply of wind turbines for the project…

MHI Vestas Wind Turbines for Seagreen Project

5 hours ago

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the delivery of turbines comprising 1,140 MW for an offshore project in the UK, Vestas Wind Systems said Monday.MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a joint venture…

Solstad Offshore Names New CFO

6 hours ago

Norwegian offshore vessel provider Solstad Offshore has appointed Kjetil Ramstad as the CFO position. Ramstad comes from the position as Finance Director in Solstad Offshore and has worked for the company since 2018. Prior to joining Solstad Offshore…

Aker Solutions CFO to Resign

6 hours ago

Norwegian offshore engineering company Aker Solutions has said its Chief Financial Officer Ole Martin Grimsrud will resign in September.Aker Solutions said Tuesday that Grimsrud had given notice that 'he will leave the company September 1, 2020…

Oil Prices Rise Ahead of OPEC+ Meeting on Further Output Cuts

7 hours ago

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, with traders waiting to see whether major producers agree to extend their huge output cuts to shore up prices at a virtual meeting expected later this week.Brent crude futures rose 0.91%, or 35 cents, to $38.67 a barrel as of 0427 GMT…

Seastar Wind Farm Connected to Elia's MOG

Jun 01, 2020

Belgium’s high-voltage transmission system operator Elia has informed said that the connection of the Seastar offshore wind farm marked the completion of Elia’s offshore power hub Modular Offshore Grid (MOG), Located 40 km off the Belgian coast…

PSA Norway OKs Neptune's Gjøa Drilling Plans

Jun 01, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has been given a regulatory consent to use the Deepsea Yantai drilling rig for production drilling at its Gjøa field, offshore Norway.According to the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway which gave the consent last week the drilling will take 240 days to complete…

Ashtead's Underwater Cutting Solutions Name Operations Manager

Jun 01, 2020

Ashtead Technology's Underwater Cutting Solutions (UCS), an offshore contractor specializing in the cutting of submarine and topside pipelines, has named Richard Lind a new Operations Manager.Lind, who previously worked for Claxton Engineering…

OGTC Names New Chair

Jun 01, 2020

Aberdeen-based research and technology organization the Oil & Gas Technology Centre has appointed Martin Gilbert as its new Chair.Gilbert succeeds Archie Kennedy who has been Vice-Chair and Chair of the OGTC since it was established in February 2017…

Eversendai Bags Two Offshore Wind Contracts with Petrofac

Jun 01, 2020

Eversendai Offshore has been awarded construction contracts by Petrofac for two offshore wind projects in Europe, Bursa Malaysia-listed Eversendai said Monday.The first contract is for the fabrication and construction of an offshore wind substation platform topside…

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