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Neptune Energy Brings Online 10th Well at Cygnus Offshore Field

Feb 01, 2023

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy and its partner, Spirit Energy, said Wednesday that production had started from the tenth well at the Cygnus gas field in the southern North Sea, offshore the UK.Neptune said that the start-up of the well unlocked additional supplies for UK homes and businesses…

Aker BP Awards Edvard Grieg EPCI Contract to Moreld Apply

Jan 27, 2023

Engineering firm Moreld Apply said it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Aker BP for the Edvard Grieg topside modification, part of the Utsira High tie-backs project.The purpose of…

Offshore Winds BLOWing in Bulgaria

Jan 27, 2023

Under an EU-backed scheme, Bulgaria will see a 5 MW floating wind turbine demonstrator installed off its coast in the Black Sea within the next two years, as part of the Black Sea Floating Offshore Wind (BLOW) project. The project, which will see the turbine connected to an offshore gas platform…

Norway Finds 'Substantial' Mineral Resources on Its Seabed

Jan 27, 2023

A Norwegian study has found a 'substantial' amount of metals and minerals ranging from copper to rare earth metals on the seabed of its extended continental shelf, authorities said on Friday in their first official estimates. The Nordic country…

EEW SPC to Build Monopiles for 1.4GW UK Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 26, 2023

Germany's EEW Special Pipe Constructions ( EEW SPC) has signed a contract with offshore installation firm Van Oord to manufacture 100 monopile foundations for RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm, to be located in the UK North Sea.The Sofia Offshore…

Highland Council Grants Planning Permission for Pentland Floating Wind Farm's Onshore Infrastructure

Jan 26, 2023

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners-led Pentland floating offshore wind farm has been granted planning permission in principle from Scotland's Highland Council for its onshore infrastructure.To be located 7.5km off the coast of Dounreay in Caithness…

First Sea Cable Installed for TenneT's West Alpha Offshore Substation

Jan 26, 2023

Jan de Nul Group and LS Cable & System have completed the installation of the first sea cable for West Alpha offshore wind substation for Dutch grid operator TenneT. The offshore installation contractors used the cable-laying vessel Connector…

Floating Wind: Falck Renewables, BlueFloat Partner Up with Italian Steel Maker

Jan 25, 2023

The Italian steel company Acciaierie d’Italia has signed a letter of intent with the Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy´s partnership on strategic collaboration for the development of renewable energy projects.The parties have established a technical working group which will focus on four areas…

Scana's PSW Technology Wins 3-year Mongstad Maintenance Services Deal with Equinor

Jan 25, 2023

Norway's Equinor has awarded Scana-owned PSW Technology a three-year contract for maintenance services at the Mongstad refinery, Equinor's largest. The oil to the Mongstad terminal mainly arrives through two pipelines from Troll B and Troll C and connected offshore oil fields…

Seajacks Jack-ups Win New Contracts, Extensions

Jan 25, 2023

Eneti said Thursday that its subsidiary Seajacks had signed two new contracts in northwest Europe.Seajacks operates self-propelled jack-up vessels, which provide offshore installation services for offshore wind and oil and gas industries.Eneti…

Atlantica Shipping Adds Fourth PSV to Fleet

Jan 24, 2023

Oslo-based offshore vessel owner Atlantica Shipping has taken delivery of its fourth platform supply vessel.The company said in a social media post that it had expanded its fleet with the 2005 built UT 755L Atlantica Server.The vessel, previously…

Rovco Expands Offshore Capabilities with Glomar Supporter Charter

Jan 24, 2023

Rovco, a UK-based subsea robotics and survey firm, has signed a three-year charter with Glomar Offshoreof the multipurpose support vessel, Glomar Supporter.The company said the charter was part of its growth strategy within its site characterizing business unit…

Capricorn Energy Chair, CEO Step Down from Board

Jan 24, 2023

Capricorn Energy said on Tuesday that Nicoletta Giadrossi has stepped down from the board as chairperson with immediate effect, along with Chief Executive Officer Simon Thomson and three other directors. The British oil and gas producer said James Smith will remain the chief financial officer…

Norway's Supreme Court to Hear Arctic Snow Crab Case Affecting Oil

Jan 23, 2023

Norway's Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear arguments on whether EU ships can fish for snow crab off the Arctic islands north of Norway, in a case that could decide who has the right to explore for oil and minerals in the region.At stake is whether EU vessels have the right to catch snow crab…

Gascade and Fluxys Step Up Plans for North Sea Hydrogen Pipeline

Jan 23, 2023

Pipeline operators Gascade and Fluxys are stepping up the pace on plans for a green hydrogen pipeline in the North Sea by applying to the European Commission to qualify for fast-track approvals and funding, they said on Monday. Germany and the…

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