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Equinor Reports Partial Outage at Johan Sverdrup Oil Field Offshore Norway

Jan 16, 2023

The planned restart of the second process platform on Equinor's Johan Sverdrup oilfield has been postponed due to an equipment fault, and repairs are now ongoing, a company spokesperson told Reuters on Monday. Equinor's Sverdrup field last week suffered an outage due to a loss of power supply…

RWE Agrees to Sell Electricity from German North Sea Wind Farms to 12 Large Clients

Jan 16, 2023

German offshore wind developer RWE has signed deals with eleven German industrial clients and one large municipal utility to supply them with electricity generated by its offshore wind farms Nordsee Ost and Amrumbank West.Both wind farms are…

Ørsted Seeks Permits for 15 GW New Offshore Wind in Sweden

Jan 16, 2023

Denmark's Ørsted has applied for permits to build 15 gigawatts (GW) of new Swedish offshore wind capacity, which could be up and running by 2032, helping to lower power prices and foster new green industries, the company said on Monday. These applications come on top of existing plans for 3 GW…

Scana CEO, Chairman, and Two Board Members Resign

Jan 13, 2023

Scana, an Oslo-listed maritime and offshore services provider, said Thursday evening that its CEO Styrk Bekkenes had resigned, along with the company's chairman and two board members.The Scana board has decided to appoint Oddbjørn Haukøy as interim CEO…

Valaris Bags Drilling Contracts in Brazil, U.S. GoM, and UK North Sea

Jan 13, 2023

Offshore drilling firm Valaris said Friday it had recently secured contracts and extensions for its offshore drilling rigs in Brazil, the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and the UK North Sea.In Brazil, French oil company TotalEnergies exercised an extension option for the VALARIS DS-15 drillship…

Siem Offshore Nets 7-month OSCV Deal at Equinor's Hywind Tampen Floating Wind Farm

Jan 13, 2023

The Norwegian energy firm Equinor has awarded Siem Offshore a seven-month contract extension for the offshore subsea construction vessel Siem Barracuda.The extension will keep the 120.8m vessel working on Equinor's Hywind Tampen project offshore Norway…

TenneT, Petrofac, Hitachi Energy Pen Deals for 2GW Offshore Converter Stations

Jan 13, 2023

Today Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT has signed deals with Hitachi Energy and Petrofac for early works in support of TenneT’s 2GW Program. The companies will start preparatory work and detailed engineering to ensure timely…

Three60 Energy Bags Well Engineering Services Deal with BP

Jan 12, 2023

Offshore energy industry services firm Three60 Energy has said it has secured a significant contract with the oil major BP for the provision of well engineering services across BP's global operations.The five-year Global Service Agreement, effective June 1…

Snam, Eni Finalize Deal for Pipelines Between Algeria and Italy

Jan 12, 2023

Italy's Snam earlier this week closed the acquisition of a 49.9% of the equity interest directly and indirectly held by Eni in the companies operating two groups of international gas pipelines connecting Algeria to Italy.The scope of the transaction…

Aker BP in Drilling, Well Alliances with Noble Corp, Odfjell Drilling, Halliburton

Jan 12, 2023

The Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP said Thursday it had entered into drilling and wells alliance agreements with offshore drilling firms Noble Corporation, Odfjell Drilling, and oilfield services giant Halliburton. The jack-up rig alliance comprises Noble…

German 2022 Gas Imports Fell 12.3%. Norway Helped Replace Russia

Jan 11, 2023

Germany imported 12.3% less natural gas in 2022 than the previous year, at 1,449 terawatt hours (TWh), as the withdrawal of Russian export supplies of fossil fuels triggered an energy crisis, the country's energy regulator said on Friday. Norway took over from Russia as the number one supplier…

Europa Hires Advisor for Inishkea Gas Prospect Farm-out

Jan 11, 2023

Europa Oil & Gas, a company that owns an offshore block in Ireland containing what it says is the 'significant' Inishkea gas prospect, has hired advisors to help it find a partner to drill at the prospect.Europa has engaged Llamas and Bannister…

Wintershall Dea Targets Record 200,000 boed Production from Norway in 2023

Jan 11, 2023

Germany's Wintershall Dea aims to produce a record 200,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed) from Norwegian oil and gas fields in 2023 and will continue to expand its business there, the head of the company's Norwegian unit told Reuters…

Norway Opens North Sea Area for CO2 Storage Applications

Jan 11, 2023

Norway on Wednesday announced an area in the North Sea for applications related to the injection and storage of CO2 on the Norwegian continental shelf.Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Aasland said there was a great interest from companies…

TechnipFMC to Deliver Pipe for Wintershall Dea's Dvalin North Project

Jan 11, 2023

TechnipFMC has won a contract to deliver and install a pipe for the Wintershall Dea's Dvalin North gas field offshore Norway.The Dvalin North will be tied back to the Heidrun Platform via the existing Dvalin field offshore Norway.For TechnipFMC…

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