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Vår Energi Buys Into Lime Petroleum's North Sea Blocks, Off Norway

4 hours ago

Oil and gas company Lime Petroleum has signed an agreement with Vår Energi to farm down by 10 per cent, Lime’s 40 per cent interests in licenses PL820 S and PL 820 SB in the North Sea.Lime had on April 14, 2022 signed an agreement to acquire MOL Norge 40 per cent interests in the said licenses…

TGS Buys Prediktor

5 hours ago

Norwegian company TGS has acquired Prediktor AS, a provider of asset management and real-time data management solutions to renewable and energy asset owners.'Established in 1995, the company has carried out thousands of installations on mission…

Longboat Energy Farms Into Two Offshore Exploration Prospects in Norway

5 hours ago

Oil and gas company Longboat Energy has completed the farm-in into two OMV's near-term, gas weighted exploration prospects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf ('NCS') targeting combined gross unrisked mean prospective resources of 223 mmboe of which 45 mmboe net to Longboat)…

Gazprom Cancels Dividend for First Time Since 1998. Shares Drop

Jun 30, 2022

Russian gas giant Gazprom has decided not to pay dividends on last year's results, the first time it will not pay out since 1998, sending its shares plunging by nearly 30%.'The shareholders decided that in the current situation it is not advisable to pay dividends based on the 2021 results…

Vår Energi In Strategic Partnership Deals with Aker Solutions, Havfram, and Saipem

Jun 30, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi on Thursday signed strategic partnership agreements with Aker Solutions AS, Havfram, and Saipem for SPS/SURF deliveries, in preparation for record high activity level on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

Norway: Lederne Oil Workers Reject Wage Deal

Jun 30, 2022

Members of the Lederne labour union representing Norwegian oil workers have voted against a wage deal negotiated with oil companies, a state-appointed mediator said on Thursday.It was not immediately clear if Lederne's members would go on strike as a result of the vote…

Seajacks to Assist with Hook-up and Commissioning of Dogger Bank Substations

Jun 30, 2022

Offshore installation contractor Seajacks said Wednesday it had signed three new contracts for work on the 3.6GW Dogger Bank wind farm in the UK.Dogger Bank will use one of the Seajacks self-propelled NG2500X class jack-up vessels to accommodate…

Rovco Nets UXO, Seabed Survey Deal at Dutch Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 30, 2022

Subsea and hydrographic survey services firm Rovco has signed a contract with the Dutch marine services contractor Van Oord to carry out subsea investigation works on Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Noord. Rovco will perform an unexploded…

RWE, Tata Steel In Collaboration for Celtic Sea Floating Wind Projects

Jun 29, 2022

Wales’ largest electricity producer RWE has entered a partnership with steel maker Tata Steel to explore the production of steel components that could be used in gigawatt-scale floating offshore wind projects in the Celtic Sea.'The co-operation…

Seismic Firm TGS Launches Takeover Offer for OBN Specialist Magseis Fairfield

Jun 29, 2022

Norwegian seismic data acquisition and processing company TGS is set to acquire all shares of the Norwegian ocean bottom node survey specialist Magseis Fairfield.TGS will put forward a voluntary exchange offer to acquire all shares of Magseis…

IEA: Norway Must Prepare for Faster Drop in Oil Demand

Jun 29, 2022

Norway must do more to prepare for a decline in its dominant oil and gas industry in the coming decades as other nations start to free themselves from petroleum dependence, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says in a new report.Western Europe's…

Octopus Energy Generation Buys Borssele V Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 29, 2022

A consortium of sellers, including Van Oord, has sold its shares in the Borssele V innovation offshore wind farm to Octopus Energy Generation, one of the largest renewable energy investors in Europe. Designated an innovation site, the Borssele…

Eidesvik Offshore Names Cotgrove as New CFO

Jun 29, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore has named Helga Cotgrove as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Cotgrove will join Eidesvik Offshore October 1, 2022 at the latest. She has more than 20 years of energy sector finance experience in various roles within M&A…

Shell Books Maersk Jack-up to Drill High-impact Pensacola Well Offshore UK

Jun 29, 2022

Shell UK Ltd has awarded Maersk Drilling a contract to supply the harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resilient for the drilling of the Pensacola well in the UK part of the North Sea.The contract is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2022…

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