Offshore Europe News


Three Firms Form Consortium to Compete in Belgium’s Offshore Wind Tender

Jul 12, 2024

Eneco, Ocean Winds, and Otary have formed a strategic partnership to jointly compete in the tender for the offshore wind Princess Elisabeth concessions in Belgium.The consortium, subject to all required regulatory and competition approvals,…

Petrogas E&P Starts Producing Gas from North Sea Platform

Jul 12, 2024

Petrogas E&P Netherlands, part of Oman-based Petrogas E&P, has achieved first gas production from the field in the Dutch North Sea.Petrogas E&P Netherlands, along with its partners EBN, Rockrose and TAQA Offshore, started producing gas from the first well on the B10 platform on July 6…

RWE, Masdar’s 3GW Dogger Bank South Offshore Wind Farms Enter Next Stage

Jul 11, 2024

RWE and Masdar have achieved a key milestone for the Dogger Bank South (DBS) Offshore Wind Farms as the Development Consent Order (DCO) application has been accepted into the UK Planning Inspectorate examination phase.The acceptance of the DCO…

Equinor Gets Clearance for Exploration Ops in Norwegian Sea

Jul 11, 2024

The Norwegian Offshore Directorate (NOD) has granted Equinor a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the Norwegian Sea with Odfjell Drilling’s Deepsea Atlantic rig.The permit has been issued for wellbore 6610/7-3 in production license 1014, with the entry date set for October 2024…

Greek Firm to Supply Steel Pipes for Woodside’s Trion Deepwater Field

Jul 10, 2024

Corinth Pipeworks has secured a contract from Woodside Energy, the operator of the Trion deepwater field offshore Mexico, to manufacture and supply  approximately 118 kilometers of High Frequency Welded (HFW) steel pipes.The Trion field is located…

Vallourec Gets TotalEnergies’ Contract for Kaminho Deepwater Project

Jul 10, 2024

France-based tubular solutions supplier Vallourec has secured a contract from TotalEnergies to supply almost 5,000 tonnes of OCTG solutions and associated services for the Kaminho deepwater project on Block 20, 100 km off the coast of Angola…

Wellesley Petroleum Strikes Oil in North Sea

Jul 10, 2024

Oil and gas company Wellesley Petroleum has proven oil and gas in an appraisal well drilled in the North Sea, using COSL Drilling’s COSLPromoter drilling rig.The oil was discovered in the Gnomoria Appraisal (35/10-12 S) well in the North Sea…

Ørsted Assumes Full Ownership of Sunrise Wind Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 10, 2024

Ørsted has completed the acquisition of Eversource’s 50 % share of Sunrise Wind, a 924 MW offshore wind farm located off the coast of New York.The purchase price at closing to acquire Eversource’s share of Sunrise Wind is $152 million.At signing in January 2024…

Huisman Set to Equip Cadeler’s OW Jack-Ups with Cranes and Installation Tools

Jul 09, 2024

Huisman has signed two contracts for the supply of cranes and installation tools for Cadeler’s A-Class newbuild offshore wind farm installation vessels.The first contract is for the design and construction of a Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) and…

Damen to Build Sixth Dual-Fuel Hydrogen CSOV for Windcat

Jul 09, 2024

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has secured a contract to build the sixth commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) for offshore personnel transfer provider Windcat.The contract marks the further strengthening of the working relationship between Damen…

BP Shares Dip After Warning Weak Refining Will Hit Q2 Profits

Jul 09, 2024

Weak refining margins and lower oil trading results will dent BP's second-quarter profit by up to $700 million, the company said on Tuesday, sending its shares down by over 3%.The warning, which led several analysts to lower their earnings estimates…

Energy Trader MET Group Signs 10-year US LNG supply Deal with Shell

Jul 09, 2024

Switzerland-based energy trader MET Group has struck a 10-year deal for Shell to supply it with liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the U.S. on a free-on-board (FOB) basis, it said on Tuesday.MET Group said the agreement will enable it to further diversify its LNG supply portfolio…

Interocean Opens New Scotland Facilities

Jul 08, 2024

Interocean Marine Services announced its expansion into new Aberdeen and Glasgow premises, reinforcing growth for the maritime experts.Coordinated by FG Burnett, the new Aberdeen warehouse and workshop facility - which are located in Aberdeen’s…

British Renewable Industry Pushes Government to Boost Auction Budget

Jul 08, 2024

Britain's renewables industry has called on the new Labour government to increase the country’s renewable auction budget by hundreds of millions of pounds to help meet its offshore wind target and wider goal to decarbonize the power grid.Labour…

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