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Touchstone to Acquire Trinity Exploration in $30.1M All-Share Takeover

May 06, 2024

Canada-based Touchstone Exploration has agreed to acquire UK company Trinity Exploration and Production which has onshore and offshore oil assets located solely in Trinidad and Tobago.Under the terms of the acquisition, Trinity shareholders will receive 1…

California’s First Floating Wind Project Steps Closer to PPA

May 03, 2024

CADEMO Corporation, established by Floventis, and California Community Power (CC Power) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate the development of the 60 MW floating wind project off the California coast.The MoU is intended…

LLOG Spuds Who Dat East Well in US Gulf of Mexico

May 03, 2024

Oil company LLOG has started drilling the Who Dat East exploration/appraisal well in U.S. Gulf of Mexico, using Noble Corporation’s Noble Valiant drillship.The drilling operations on the Who Dat East well started on April 27, 2024, according to Karoon Energy…

Subsea7 and Equinor Strengthen Collaboration, Agreeing Work on Two Fields

May 02, 2024

Subsea7 has signed a new long-term strategic collaboration agreement between Equinor and Subsea Integration Alliance, which comprises Subsea7 and OneSubsea, securing exclusive collaboration on the Wisting field offshore Norway, and Bay du Nord…

US Oil and Gas Production Rebounds

May 01, 2024

U.S. oil and gas production rebounded sharply in February after extensive disruption the previous month caused by freezing wells and other outages stemming from Winter Storm Heather in the middle of January.Nationwide crude and condensates output jumped by 0…

US Proposes Offshore Wind Auctions Off Oregon and Maine Coasts

Apr 30, 2024

The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled a plan to sell offshore wind leases in waters off the coasts of Maine and Oregon later this year, saying projects in those regions could one day power a total of 6 million homes.The proposed sales…

Green Light for $3 Billion Oil Port off Texas Expected By Year-end

Apr 30, 2024

Enterprise Products Partners on Tuesday said it expects to have two contracts for its proposed deepwater oil export terminal by May 31 and reach a final investment decision before year-end.Enterprise's ambitious Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT)…

Talos Energy Makes Leadership Team Changes

Apr 26, 2024

U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy has made organizational updates aimed at supporting its business growth and strategic priorities, following the recently closed QuarterNorth Energy acquisition.Sergio Maiworm, who joined Talos in 2018, was…

Skanska Set for South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Buildout

Apr 26, 2024

Sweden-based construction and development company Skanska has signed the final contract award, worth $612 million, for the upgrade of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in New York, which will serve as an offshore wind hub.The project…

US Offshore Wind: Outlook Strong Despite Construction Productivity Issues

Apr 25, 2024

While construction productivity issues continue to present immediate challenges for the U.S. offshore wind industry, the long-term outlook remains strong for the nascent sector, according to a recent report from business intelligence and consulting firm Intelatus Global Partners…

KOIL Energy Lands Multi-Million-Dollar Subsea Deal

Apr 25, 2024

Houston-based subsea equipment and services specialist Koil Energy has secured a contract for a subsea safety control system from a major international energy company.The multi-million-dollar contract encompasses the engineering, procurement…

US Plans 12 Offshore Wind Auctions Over Five Years

Apr 24, 2024

President Joe Biden's administration unveiled plans on Wednesday to hold up to a dozen auctions of offshore wind development rights through 2028, including four before the end of this year.The schedule will help companies, states and others…

Ørsted Picks Rovco for Offshore Wind O&M Work in US

Apr 23, 2024

Rovco has signed a framework agreement with Ørsted to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) work on two of the developer’s U.S. sites - Block Island Wind Farm and South Fork Wind Farm. Block Island Wind Farm in Rhode Island was the first offshore wind farm in the U…

Navigation and Wind Farms: Competing Ocean Uses Raise Existential Questions

Apr 22, 2024

“Wind Turbines: The Bigger, the Better” -USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, August 24, 2023Last December the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a proposed sale notice regarding new development areas for utility scale wind projects in the central Atlantic Ocean…

OEG Renewables Enters US Offshore Wind Market with Ørsted Deal

Apr 22, 2024

OEG Renewables, an OEG Energy Group company, has signed a multi-year framework agreement with Ørsted for its northeastern U.S. offshore wind projects.The multi-year agreement gives OEG Renewables' topside division exclusivity for all temporary…

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