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More Offshore Decom Work for Well-Safe Guardian Rig

Oct 06, 2021

Aberdeen-based offshore well decommissioning company Well-Safe Solutions has won another contract for its Well-Safe Guardian P&A offshore rig.The contract is for the provision of the Well-Safe Guardian rig to decommission up to 14 wells on the Banff and Kyle fields in the UKCS…

Nexans Wins 5-year IMR Deal to Service Parkwind's Offshore Wind Farms in Belgium

Oct 05, 2021

Offshore cable maker Nexans has secured a contract to provide turnkey business continuity services to four of Parkwind's offshore wind farms in Belgium. The Northwind, Belwind, Nobelwind and Northwester 2 offshore wind farms have a combined installed capacity of 771 MW…

DNV Secures Certification Work on Proposed Offshore Wind Project in Ireland

Oct 05, 2021

DNV has won a contract to carry out project certification for the Codling Wind Park project, one of the largest offshore wind farms planned in Ireland.The project, owned by Codling Wind Park Ltd (CWPL), a 50/50 joint venture between Fred. Olsen Renewables and EDF Renewables…

TIMELINE- Nord Stream 2: Gazprom's Legal Battle to Boost Gas Supplies to Germany

Oct 05, 2021

Russia's Gazprom said on Tuesday it has appealed a court decision that confirmed the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline will be subject to European Union rules that require the owners of pipelines be different from the gas suppliers.Gazprom says the rules…

Solstad Offshore Sells Seven Vessels for Recycling

Oct 05, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has sold seven vessels that have been laid up for a while for recycling.'The vessels to be recycled are defined by Solstad as non-strategic, they are of older age and considered to be irrelevant for present and future markets…

Turkey Sends Cypriot Vessel Away From Its Continental Shelf

Oct 04, 2021

Turkey sent a Greek Cypriot research vessel away from what it says is its continental shelf in the Mediterranean on Sunday after it entered the area without permission, Turkey's Defence Ministry said, in a sign of renewed tensions.For decades…

Costs Rise for Danish Part of the Baltic Pipe Project

Oct 04, 2021

The Danish part of the Baltic Pipe Project, a strategic EU infrastructure project led by Danish and Polish companies Energinet and Gaz-System to build a gas pipeline from the Norwegian part of the North Sea to Denmark and Poland, will cost more than previously expected…

Equinor Gets OK for Extended Operation of Sygna Offshore Field

Oct 04, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has obtained regulatory approval for extended operation of the Sygna field.Consent for the operation of Sygna would expire on March 9, 2024, but the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has now extended it until August 10…

Petrofac Eyes Refinancing as It Faces $240M Bribery Fine

Oct 04, 2021

British oil services group Petrofac said it is looking at refinancing options including debt and fresh equity as it faces a possible $240 million fine from a London court.Petrofac decided to plead guilty to seven charges after a four-year Serious…

CGG Completes Sale of GeoSoftware Business

Oct 04, 2021

French geophysical services company CGG has completed the sale of its GeoSoftware business to Topicus and Vela Software for $95 million in cash. The transaction was effective October 1, 2021.GeoSoftware product suite, among other things, helps…

Lithuania Accelerates Green Transition

Oct 01, 2021

Lithuania will bring forward its target for using only green power to 2035, 15 years earlier than currently planned, its energy minister said.The target for using at least 50% green power will be moved to 2025 from 2030, a move partly to get…

COSL Nets Long-term Offshore Drilling Deal with Ithaca Energy

Oct 01, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor COSL Drilling Europe has secured a long-term drilling contract with Ithaca Energy for well operations on the Abigail well and the Captain phase II development in the central North Sea, offshore the UK.COSL Drilling…

Wood to Provide Operations and Maintenance Services on Shell, NAM Southern North Sea Assets

Oct 01, 2021

Engineering firm Wood has won a new operations and maintenance contract with Shell UK (SNS) and Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) on assets located in the UK and Netherlands sectors of the Southern North Sea basin.The three-year contract…

Neptune Energy Spuds Dugong Tail Wildcat

Oct 01, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has started drilling on the Dugong Tail exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.Neptune Energy is using the Deepsea Yantai semi-submersible rig for the operation. The same rig was used for the Dugong well last year…

Archer Names New Director

Oct 01, 2021

Oilfield services company Archer has appointed Jan Erik Klepsland as director. He will replace Kristian Melhuus, who has resigned resign as director of the Archer board. 'The board would like to thank Mr. Melhuus for his substantial contribution to Archer over the past years…

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