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Spirit Energy in 5-year Agreements with Subsea 7, TechnipFMC, and DNV GL

Jan 22, 2021

Oil and gas company Spirit Energy's Norway has entered into five-year framework agreements with Subsea 7, TechnipFMC and DNV GL.'The agreements are a continuation of a new type of supplier collaboration that was started in 2015, and which has…

Russian Pipelaying Vessels En Route to Nord Stream 2 Work Site

Jan 22, 2021

Russian pipe-laying and other vessels are heading to Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction sites in the Baltic Sea, ship tracking data showed on Friday, amid U.S. pressure to scrap the project that aims to pump more Russian gas to Europe.Work on Nord Stream 2 pipeline…

Dana Taps KenzFigee for Lifting Services on Two FPSOs

Jan 22, 2021

Dutch offshore lifting equipment company KenzFigee has secured a five-year deal to provide lifting services for Dana Petroleum North Sea FPSOs.Under the contract, KenzFigee will provide its services on Dana Petroleum's ‘Triton’ and ‘Western Isles’ FPSOs…

Four Firms Looking to Develop Green Hydrogen Hub in Hamburg

Jan 22, 2021

Shell, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Vattenfall, and municipal company Wärme Hamburg are planning to jointly produce hydrogen from wind and solar power at the Hamburg-Moorburg power plant site and utilize it in its vicinity.  In addition…

Equinor Studying Drone Use in Offshore Oil and Gas Environment

Jan 22, 2021

Norwegian drone company Nordic Unmanned has signed a contract with energy giant Equinor to conduct a study on how Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) could be used in offshore airspace between installations and vessels, in search and rescue (SAR) operations…

German Regulator Awaits Details for Complaints Against Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Jan 22, 2021

Construction work on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline could be stopped for an indefinite period in German waters but opponents still need to give detailed reasons to justify the halt, Germany's federal maritime regulator BSH said on Thursday.Two…

JDR to Deliver Subsea Umbilical for Malaysian Offshore Project

Jan 21, 2021

Subsea umbilical supplier JDR has won a contract with UMD Energy to deliver a 2.7km long subsea production umbilical for the Ledang Redevelopment Segment 2 project, offshore Malaysia.The umbilical will provide the connection from the unmanned remote platform to the subsea production control system…

Italian Prosecutors Want JPMorgan Files in Eni, Shell Nigeria Bribery Case

Jan 21, 2021

Italian prosecutors asked a Milan Court on Wednesday for documents sourced from U.S. bank JPMorgan to be filed as part of a corruption trial over the acquisition of an oilfield in Nigeria by Eni and Shell.The long-running graft case revolves…

Norway to Award Arctic Offshore Drilling Permits in Q2

Jan 21, 2021

Norway expects to award oil and gas exploration permits in frontier regions of the Arctic in the second quarter, Oil and Energy Minister Tina Bru told parliament on Thursday.The government in November said it would offer drilling permits in nine offshore regions containing 136 blocks…

DNV GL Gives Nod for Heerema's Silent Offshore Installation Concepts

Jan 21, 2021

Heerema Marine Contractors' concepts for the silent installation of offshore facilities' foundations have received a Statement of Feasibility from the global quality assurance firm DNV GL.Heerema has been working on developing 'silent foundations'…

Mott MacDonald Developing Concepts for Europe's Largest Green Hydrogen Project

Jan 21, 2021

UK-based consultancy Mott MacDonald has been appointed as the technical integration and optimization contractor for the NortH2 project, dubbed the largest green hydrogen project in Europe.The contract was awarded to Mott MacDonald by the NortH2 Consortium…

EnQuest Completes Bressay Field Stake Buy

Jan 21, 2021

London-listed oil firm EnQuest has completed the acquisition from Equinor of a 40.8125% interest in the Bressay oil field development on the UK continental shelf. It has also become the operator of the project.As a result, EnQuest has a 40.81%…

Ineos Charters Dolphin Drilling Rig for Its First Operated Well in Norway

Jan 21, 2021

INEOS Energy has chartered Dolphin Drilling's semi-submersible drilling rig Borgland Dolphin to drill its first operated well offshore Norway.The work is slated to begin during the third quarter of 2021 and includes drilling of the Fat Canyon…

Germany Surpassed Its Offshore Wind Targets in 2020

Jan 20, 2021

Germany boosted its offshore wind power capacity last year, topping its own targets, as Europe's largest economy drives its push into renewables, data from grid company TenneT GmbH showed on Wednesday.The Berlin government has raised offshore capacity targets to 20…

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