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Total Criticizes EIB's Decision Not to Finance Gas

2 hours ago

Total criticized on Thursday the European Investment Bank's decision to stop financing all fossil fuel projects including gas, saying companies that might switch to gas-fired power plants from heavy-polluting coal could now reconsider.'I think…

Maersk Supply Service Wins UK Job

2 hours ago

Maersk's offshore services arm has been awarded a contract to provide towing and mooring installation work for an unnamed floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) in the North Sea.The work scope includes project management, engineering…

Straightpoint, Crosby Partner on FPSO Project

Nov 20, 2019

PT. Dalaz Teknik Utama used a 12t capacity Radiolink plus Straightpoint (SP) load cell and a Crosby shackle of the same capacity to complete a series of tests during fabrication of a power generator module at a Wasco Energy fabrication yard in Indonesia…

Neptune Awarded Dutch Exploration Block

Nov 20, 2019

Neptune Energy said it has been awarded an exploration permit for block F5 in the Dutch sector of the North Sea from the Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy.The block is located 200 kilometers north of Den Helder and 25 kilometers southwest of the Neptune-operated F3-B platform…

Hurricane Testing Warwick West

Nov 19, 2019

Hurricane Energy has confirmed that drill stem testing on the Warwick West well is expected to begin Tuesday.The UK-based company said it will share initial results of the well, including flow rates and oil type, following completion of the testing phase…

CGG Announces Largest Ever Seabed Survey

Nov 19, 2019

French geoscience company CGG said it will perform its largest seabed survey to date in the UK Central North Sea.Prefunded in part by BP, the multi-client ocean-bottom node (OBN) seismic survey has already received significant industry interest…

NOV Wins Balder Pipe Work

Nov 19, 2019

Oilfield services firm NOV said it will provide more than 90 kilometers of flexible pipe systems for the Balder field in the Norwegian North Sea.NOV Flexibles, part of Subsea Production Systems within NOV's Completion & Production Solutions segment…

Norway's Oil Industry Faces Thinner Margins

Nov 19, 2019

Norway's oil industry faces thinner margins as smaller new discoveries boost per-barrel development costs, Statistics Norway (SSB) said in a report on Tuesday.'In the long term, it appears that the downturn that began in 2013, when output and prices fell…

Norway Oil Output Beats Forecast, Gas Lags

Nov 19, 2019

Norway's oil production rose in October from the previous month, beating official forecast by 4.5%, while gas production continued to lag, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Tuesday.Output from the giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield kicked in ahead of schedule last month…

Energean Seeks to Pipe Karish Gas to Cyprus

Nov 19, 2019

Energean Oil & Gas said on Tuesday its Energean International unit submitted an application to import and supply natural gas to Cyprus starting in 2021.In its application to Cypriot authorities, it said it sought to supply gas through a pipeline from the Karish block offshore Israel to Vassiliko…

France Plans 1 GW Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 18, 2019

France wants to construct a wind farm off the coast of Normandy as the nuclear-dependent nation moves to expand power generation from renewable sources, the energy ministry said on Monday.The planned 1-gigawatt (GW) wind farm could have up to 80 wind turbines of around 12 megawatts each…

IKM Wins Johan Sverdrup 2 Contract

Nov 15, 2019

Equinor has awarded the Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Pipeline and Umbillical Detail Engineering contract to IKM Ocean Design. The contract is a continuation of IKM Ocean Design’s long term involvement in the Johan Sverdrup project, where the company…

Turkish Drillship Begins Drilling off NE Cyprus

Nov 15, 2019

The Turkish oil-and-gas drilling ship Fatih has started its operations off the coast of northeastern Cyprus, Turkish vice president Fuat Oktay said on Friday, despite warnings from European Union for Ankara to stand down.On Monday, the EU Foreign…

Bibby HydroMap Charters Glomar Vantage

Nov 14, 2019

Bibby HydroMap have taken the 56-meter DP1 survey vessel Glomar Vantage on charter from GloMar Shipmanagement BV.The vessel will initially provide support to existing operations before becoming available for new projects in the first quarter of 2020…

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