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Eidesvik Extends Contract with DEME for Viking Neptun CSV

Feb 06, 2024

Eidesvik Offshore, a Norwegian offshore vessel owner, has signed a ship management contract extension with DEME for construction support vessel (CSV) Viking Neptun.The three-year extension also includes a two-year option for further extension…

Siem Offshore Inks $682M Long-Term Deals for Two Well Intervention Vessels

Feb 06, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has secured long-term contracts with Helix Energy Solutions for two of its Siem Helix well intervention vessels.The contracts, valued at a total of $682 million, follow the letter of intent the companies announced in November 2023…

BP Beats Q4 Profit Forecast, Increases Share Buybacks

Feb 06, 2024

BP reported on Tuesday fourth-quarter earnings of $3 billion, exceeding forecasts thanks to strong gas trading, as the energy company increased the pace of its share repurchases.The quarterly results lifted the energy giant's 2023 profit to $13…

Developers Submit Scoping Report for 1GW Scotwind Floating Wind Farm

Feb 05, 2024

Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium involving DEME, Qair and Aspiravi, has submitted the onshore scoping report for its Ayre Offshore Wind Farm to The Highland Council.TWP’s Ayre project, located to the east of Orkney, will be a 1 GW floating wind farm…

Serica Energy Plans Four-Well Drilling Campaign in North Sea

Feb 05, 2024

UK North Sea-focused oil company Serica Energy has set out plans to drill four wells in the Triton area, along will well work on the Bruce and Keith fields as part of its investment program for 2024.Serica is planning an ‘ambitious program’…

Shell Joins Wave-Powered Subsea Project

Feb 05, 2024

Energy major Shell has joined the Renewables for Subsea Power (RSP) collaborative project which is currently powering subsea equipment off the coast of Orkney through a combination of wave power and subsea energy storage. The $2.5 million (£2million) demonstrator initiative…

Vard to Convert IT Infinity PSV to Cable Laying Vessel

Feb 05, 2024

Norwegian ship designed and builder Vard has secured a contract from I.T. International Telecom Marine (IT) to convert its platform supply vessel (PSV) IT Infinity into a cable laying vessel (CLV).The PSV was built at Vard Brattvaag and delivered…

Shell Hires Valaris Rig for North Sea Drilling Job

Feb 05, 2024

Shell has confirmed that a rig contract has been signed with Valaris for the drilling of both the Selene exploration well and the Pensacola appraisal well in the North Sea, expected to start in summer 2024.The two wells will be drilled using the Valaris 123…

Equinor Books DOF’s AHTS Vessel for Norwegian Ops

Feb 02, 2024

Equinor has booked DOF Group’s anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel Skandi Iceman for its Norwegian operations, along with ROV services to be provided by the company.The contract award means that the DOF Group will have two anchor handlers…

IWS to Provide CSOV Fleet for Siemens Gamesa Offshore Wind Projects

Feb 02, 2024

Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary IWS Fleet, entered into a frame term agreement with Siemens Gamesa to provide its commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) fleet for offshore wind farms in North Europe…

MOL to Supply FSRU for New Polish LNG Import Terminal

Feb 02, 2024

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has been selected by Gaz-System as the preferred shipowner to time charter out a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for the planned LNG import terminal in the Gulf of Gdańsk in Poland.Polish gas transmission…

Siem Secures New Contract for its Subsea Construction Vessel

Feb 02, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has signed a contract with marine geophysical service provider PXGEO for one of its offshore subsea construction vessels (OSCVs).The contract between the parties is for one year with additional one year option for Siem Spearfish OSCV…

Jan De Nul Group Picks MacArtney’s CEMAC Tensioners for CLV Fleet

Feb 02, 2024

MacArtney Offshore Wind Solutions has been hired by Jan de Nul to design and supply custom CEMAC tensioner systems for its entire cable laying vessel (CLV) fleet, which includes the world’s largest cable layer - the Fleeming Jenkin.MacArtney's comprehensive scope involves designing…

Longboat Energy Concludes Purchase of Its First Producing Assets

Feb 01, 2024

Longboat JAPEX Norge, a joint venture of Longboat Energy and Japan Petroleum Exploration (JAPEX), has completed the acquisition of interests in producing fields offshore Norway.Longboat Energy, an oil and gas exploration and production company with activities in Norway and Malaysia…

Google Signs PPAs for 478MW of Offshore Wind Power

Feb 01, 2024

Google has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Shell and with Eneco, owners of the Crosswind and Ecowende joint ventures, for 478 MW of carbon-free energy from two Dutch offshore wind farms - Hollandse Kust Noord and Hollandse Kust (west) lot VI…

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