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IKM Acona Hires Havila PSV

2 hours ago

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Havila Shipping has secured a contract for its platform supply vessel Havila Borg.The contract is with IKM Acona AS, a company providing well management and engineering services for the oil and gas industry…

Aibel: Large Johan Sverdrup P2 Platform Module Leaves Thailand

Apr 13, 2021

Norwegian company Aibel, specializing in the construction of modules for offshore oil and gas platforms, last week saw the giant Main Support Frame (MSF) module for the Johan Sverdrup P2 platform in Norway leave its yard in Thailand, two years after the start of the construction…

Contract Extensions for Golden Energy Offshore's Vessel Duo

Apr 13, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Golden Energy Offshore Management has informed that two vessels it manages have recently secured contract extensions.The Inspection, Maintenance, and Repair Vessel (IMR) vessel Larissa was awarded several months…

Bilfinger Salamis Enters Collaboration with Wind Turbine Blade Repair Firm GEV

Apr 13, 2021

Energy industry operations, maintenance and asset integrity contractor Bilfinger Salamis UK has formed a strategic partnership with Hull-based blade repair and maintenance specialists GEV Wind Power (GEV), bolstering its position in the renewables market…

Independent Oil and Gas Starts Drilling at Elgood

Apr 12, 2021

Independent Oil and Gas plc, the UK-based company working to develop its Phase 1 project in the Southern North Sea, has started drilling at the Elgood development well, 48/22c-H1.Elgood is the first of five planned development wells in IOG's…

Environmental Groups Call on Norway to Stop Deep-sea Mining Plans

Apr 12, 2021

Six environmental organizations, including the World Wildlife Fund and Greenpeace, on Monday, called on Norway to stop plans to open ocean areas for deep-sea mining.The government in January launched a process to open areas on its extended continental…

Equinor Secures Approvals to Drill Two North Sea Wildcats

Apr 12, 2021

Norway's Equinor has received approvals to drill two offshore wells in the production licence 090 in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), which has granted the regulatory approvals for the drilling operations…

Norway's Oil Fund Should Invest in Fewer Companies, Gov't Says

Apr 09, 2021

Norway's $1.3 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, should reduce the size of its global company reference index by between 25% and 30% to better follow up companies, primarily by removing small-cap stocks, the finance ministry proposed on Friday…

Acta Marine Wraps Maintenance Campaign on Bard Offshore 1 Wind Farm

Apr 09, 2021

Acta Marine has this week completed its three-year maintenance campaign for Ocean Breeze on the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm, the first commercial offshore wind farm in Germany.Acta Marine's Acta Auriga walk-to-work support vessel - which offers…

Archer Bags Long-term Wireline Services Work with ConocoPhillips in Norway

Apr 08, 2021

Oilfield and drilling services provider Archer has won a long-term frame agreement with ConocoPhillips for work offshore Norway.Under the five-year agreement, Archer will provide wireline services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.Also, Archer…

Ithaca Energy Sanctions $550M EOR Project in North Sea

Apr 08, 2021

UK-based Ithaca Energy, the operator of the Captain field located on the edge of the outer Moray Firth, UK, has sanctioned Captain Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Stage 2 project.The sanction of the project in the UK Central North Sea comes after…

ABB, Siemens to Service Electrical Equipment on All Equinor's Platforms in Norway

Apr 07, 2021

Norway's Equinor has awarded ABB and Siemens Energy 8-year framework agreements for providing service of electrical equipment on all Equinor’s installations on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) and onshore plants in Norway. The total value…

New Manager of ASCO's Lifting Branch Eyes North Sea Growth

Apr 06, 2021

Integrated logistics and materials management company, ASCO, has appointed Craig Revie as General Manager of its specialist lifting division, NSL.Revie first joined ASCO in 2018 as head of Marine Services, Craig led initiatives in vessel monitoring…

Indian Oil Corporation Buys Its First Johan Sverdrup Crude Cargo

Apr 05, 2021

State-run refiner Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has made its first purchase of Norway's Johan Sverdrup crude, buying four million barrels via a tender as it speeds up diversification of crude imports, two trade sources told Reuters on Monday…

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