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Nord Stream Operator Says Three Offshore Gas Pipelines Damaged in One Day

Sep 28, 2022

Three offshore lines of the Nord Stream gas pipeline system on the bed of the Baltic Sea sustained 'unprecedented' damage in one day, Nord Stream AG, the operator of the network, said on Tuesday.The bulletin was published after Sweden's Maritime…

Norway to Boost Security at Oil and Gas Installations

Sep 28, 2022

Norway on Wednesday was beefing up security throughout its oil and gas sector to protect against possible sabotage after several countries said two Russian pipelines to Europe spewing gas into the Baltic had been attacked.A military expert warned that the security of the Nordic country's oil sector…

Shell, Exxon Launch Joint Sale of UK, Dutch North Sea Assets

Sep 27, 2022

Shell and Exxon Mobil have launched a joint sale process of a large package of offshore natural gas assets in the southern UK and Dutch North Sea, three industry and banking sources said.The two companies have hired investment bank Jefferies to run the sale…

HAUV Featuring Adaptive Autonomy Deployed at Nordsee One

Sep 27, 2022

Trials of the state-of-the-art A.IKANBILIS hovering autonomous underwater vehicle (HAUV) conducted by Nordsee One GmbH and supported by manufacturer BeeX Pte Ltd and European partner Subsea Europe Services GmbH at the Nordsee One wind farm in…

Shell Pulls Out of Two Irish Offshore Wind Projects

Sep 26, 2022

Shell has pulled out of two offshore wind projects in the west of Ireland operated by Simply Blue Group a year after the British company acquired stakes in the developments. Shell and Simply Blue said in a joint statement on Saturday that Shell's…

Archer Wins $50m Platform Drilling Contract

Sep 25, 2022

Archer secured a five year contract for the provision of platform drilling operations and maintenance services on seven installations with a U.K. North Sea operator.The new contract will commence November 1, 2022, in direct continuation of the…

Maersk Drilling Tapped for Danish Drilling

Sep 23, 2022

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract with INEOS E&P A/S drilling two development wells and intervention work offshore Denmark. The contract is for use of the harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolve. The two development wells will be drilled at the Solsort field…

TechnipFMC Wins North Sea EPCI Project

Sep 23, 2022

TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Shell for the Jackdaw development in the UK North Sea.The contract covers pipelay for a 30 km tieback from the new Jackdaw platform to Shell’s Shearwater platform…

OMV Targets Velocette Well in 2023

Sep 23, 2022

A rig contract for drilling the OMV-operated Velocette exploration well in the Norwegian Sea has been signed, according to partner in the project North Sea oil and gas company Longboat Energy.The company says that Velocette (PL 1016) will be drilled using the semi-submersible Transocean Norge…

Equinor Extends Floatel Contracts

Sep 23, 2022

Norwegian energy firm Equinor has extended two contracts for the use of floating accommodation units with Norway-based Floatel International.  The contracts are for the Floatel Endurance and the Floatel Superior, both in the Norwegian North Sea…

Hexicon Lines up Mingyang for Celtic Sea Floater

Sep 23, 2022

Floating wind developer Hexicon has appointed China's Mingyang as the preferred wind turbine generator (WTG) supplier for its TwinHub project in the Celtic Sea. Hexicon has also awarded the firm the WTG front end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the project…

Lhyfe Launches World First Offshore Hydrogen Pilot

Sep 23, 2022

France-based clean hydrogen producer Lhyfe has launched the world’s first offshore renewable green hydrogen production demonstrator.The pilot was launched yesterday (September 22) in Saint-Nazaire, France, which will now begin an 18-month wind-powered pilot…

Macron Aims to Make it Easier to Build Renewable Energy Projects in France

Sep 22, 2022

President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said he will cut red tape to halve the time it takes in France to get renewable projects off the ground, stressing that was crucial at a time when Europe faces a serious energy crunch amid the war in Ukraine…

Baker Hughes, Mocean Energy, Verlume Ink MOU

Sep 22, 2022

Baker Hughes, Mocean Energy and Verlume have signed a triparty memorandum of understanding (MoU) to identify and discuss potential opportunities for collaboration on integrated wave energy and subsea energy storage solutions for the emerging subsea clean energy market…

Equinor, Naturgy Team up on 200MW Spanish Floater

Sep 22, 2022

Spanish utility and Naturgy and Norway's Equinor are targeting a 200MW floating offshore wind project in the Canary Islands.Following an agreement to work together, made earlier this year, the firm's are targeting the Floating Offshore Wind…

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