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TotalEnergies Gets Share of Bayou Bend CCS Project in United States

Mar 18, 2024

TotalEnergies has signed an agreement to acquire Talos Low Carbon Solutions (TLCS), securing 25% of its share in the Bayou Bend carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the United States.After the completion of the transaction, TotalEnergies will own a 25% share in the Bayou Bend project…

Bardex Launches Barmoor Quick Connector for Offshore Energy Industries

Mar 18, 2024

U.S.-based engineering company Bardex has introduced the Barmoor Quick Connector, a novel mooring connector for use in the offshore wind and oil and gas industries.The Barmoor Quick Connector is built without high precision machined parts and features a lightweight design…

Launch Ceremony Held for A-O-S' New Jones Act CTV Gripper

Mar 17, 2024

An official launch ceremony was held to celebrate the commissioning of a new Jones Act compliant crew transfer vessel (CTV) built for American Offshore Services (A-O-S)—the company's first.Constructed by Blount Boats in Warren, R.I., the 100…

New International Partnership Set to Speed Up Offshore Wind Installations in US

Mar 15, 2024

Danish offshore marine services company Maersk Supply Service and U.S. vessel owner Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) have partnered up for the construction and operation of a windfarm feeder concept specifically designed for Maersk Supply Service’s next-generation wind installation vessel (WIV)…

Ørsted Powers Up All Turbines at First US Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 14, 2024

Ørsted has installed and powered up all 12 turbines at the landmark South Fork project, and the first utility-scale U.S. offshore wind farm has started delivering power to Long Island and the Rockaways, offshore New York.The commissioning of the wind farm is in its final stage…

Woodside Hires Subsea 7 for Trion Subsea Installation Services Offshore Mexico

Mar 14, 2024

Australia's top oil and gas company Woodside Energy has awarded a contract to Subsea 7 for subsea installation services for the Trion development offshore Mexico.Subsea 7 described the contract as large, which means its value ranges between $300 million and $500 million…

F&G’s Offshore Wind BargeRack Solution Gets DNV Certification

Mar 14, 2024

Naval architecture and engineering firm Friede & Goldman (F&G) has secured an approval in principle (AiP) from DNV’s Noble Denton Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) for its offshore wind BargeRack solution.The BargeRack is a solution designed to enhance…

New York’s Empire Wind 1 Gets Federal Green Light for Grid Connection

Mar 13, 2024

Equinor has received an approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to connect the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project directly into the New York City’s transmission system. Approved on March 1, the Large Generator Interconnection…

Orbital to Supply Floating Tidal Energy Turbine for Washington State Project

Mar 13, 2024

Orbital Marine Power, a Scottish renewable energy company focused on the deployment of its pioneering floating tidal turbine, has been confirmed as the technology partner for Orcas Power & Light Cooperative (OPALCO)’s proposed site off Blakely Island in Rosario Strait…

LLOG Taps ABL for Marine Warranty Services at Salamanca Project in Gulf of Mexico

Mar 12, 2024

Energy and marine consultancy ABL has been awarded a contract by LLOG Exploration to provide marine warranty survey (MWS) services for the subsea development of the Salamanca project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The Salamanca development project…

Venterra Geoscience On Call for Nova Scotia’s Offshore Wind

Mar 11, 2024

Venterra Group, the global offshore wind services company, has secured a contract to assess metocean data collection needs that will assist with offshore wind farm development off Canada's Atlantic Coast.Amidst a surge in interest in offshore wind power…

TDI-Brooks' Retrofitted Vessel Arrives to US for Offshore Wind Work

Mar 08, 2024

TDI-Brooks' latest dynamic positioning vessel, the RV Nautilus, has reached the shores of the East Coast of the United States ahead of work for offshore wind sector.After undergoing a six-month retrofit in Las Palmas, the 2000-built vessel will…

Iberdrola Bids $2.5B for Remaining Stake in US Subsidiary

Mar 07, 2024

Spanish utility Iberdrola said on Thursday it is launching a bid to acquire the remaining 18.4% stake in its U.S. subsidiary Avangrid that it does not hold in a deal that would amount to about $2.49 billion.Iberdrola said it is offering $34…

Vestas Set to Supply Offshore Wind Turbines for Equinor's Empire Wind 1

Mar 06, 2024

Danish offshore wind turbine maker Vestas is ready to deliver its 15 MW-rated turbine for Equinor's Empire Wind 1 scheme, following the successful rebid into New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation.With a current conditional order in place for the 810 MW Empire Wind 1 project…

Talos Concludes Acquisition of QuarterNorth Energy and Its Deepwater Oil Assets

Mar 05, 2024

Talos Energy has completed the acquisition of QuarterNorth Energy, a U.S. Gulf of Mexico exploration and production company with ownership in several prolific offshore fields.After completing the acquisition, Talos has approximately 183.0 million shares of common stock outstanding…

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