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Danos Secures Work for BP in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 05, 2024

Oilfield services company Danos has secured a contract with BP to renew its comprehensive drilling logistical services for its Gulf of Mexico assets.Danos will oversee the coordination of materials and personnel to and from multiple BP locations…

US Top LNG Exporter in 2023 with Record Levels

Jan 04, 2024

U.S. liquefied natural gas exports hit monthly and annual record highs in December, tanker tracking data showed, with analysts saying it positioned the United States to leapfrog Qatar and Australia to become the largest exporter of LNG in 2023…

Tracerco Wins Oil and Gas Inspection Contract in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 04, 2024

Tracerco has secured a million-dollar contract in the Gulf of Mexico which will see the business deploy its inspection technology across multiple oil and gas platforms.Under the contract, Tracerco will deploy its pipeline inspection technology…

Karoon Concludes $720M Acquisition of Stakes in US Oil and Gas Fields

Jan 04, 2024

Australia's Karoon Energy has completed the acquisition of interests from LLOG Exploration Offshore and LLOG Omega Holdings for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas fields.The acquisition includes a 30% working interest in the Who Dat and Dome Patrol oil and gas fields and associated infrastructure…

Vineyard Wind Supplies First Power to Grid

Jan 03, 2024

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid said on Wednesday their joint venture Vineyard Wind began generating power for the first time, supplying five megawatts (MW) to the New England grid.The project is expected to have five turbines operating at full capacity in early 2024…

Equinor, BP Cancel Contract to Sell Offshore Wind Power to New York

Jan 03, 2024

European energy firms Equinor and BP  terminated their agreement to sell power to New York state from their proposed Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farm, citing rising inflation, higher borrowing costs, and supply chain issues.'This agreement reflects…

Eastern Awarded Contract to Complete MPSV Builds for Hornbeck

Jan 03, 2024

Panama City Fla. based Eastern Shipbuilding Group announced it has been awarded a contract to complete construction of two ultra high-spec 400 class multipurpose support vessels (MPSVs) for Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS).The newbuilds were originally started by Gulf Island Shipyards in Houma…

Talos Starts Production from Two Wells in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 03, 2024

U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy has started oil and gas production at Lime Rock and Venice discoveries, located near its Ram Powell platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The Lime Rock and Venice wells were brought safely online in late December…

Seatrium Gets Shell’s Contract for Sparta Floating Production Unit

Jan 02, 2024

Seatrium has been awarded a contract by Shell to construct and integrate the hull, topsides and living quarters of the Sparta semi-submersible floating production unit (FPU).The contract includes the installation of Shell-furnished equipment…

Vineyard Wind 1 Offshore Wind Project Delivers Almost Double Union Hiring Target

Dec 29, 2023

The Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm, a joint project between Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has so far created 937 union jobs through two years of construction, delivering nearly double the commitment to create 500…

US Offshore Wind Poised for 2024 Success After Turbulent 2023

Dec 26, 2023

The U.S. offshore wind industry is eying a brighter 2024, with work expected to start on several projects following a year marked by stalled developments and billions of dollars in write-offs.The offshore wind industry is expected to play a major role in helping several states and U…

Great Lakes' MARAD Title XI Financing Application Completed

Dec 22, 2023

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced its MARAD Title XI Financing application for its offshore wind rock installation vessel, the Acadia, has been updated to the 'completed' category, indicating the loan process is moving towards the final phase…

Capital Product Partners Move Forward with $3.1B Acquisition of 11 LNG Carriers

Dec 22, 2023

New York-listed shipowner Capital Product Partners L.P. (CPLP) has closed the umbrella agreement from November 2023, moving forward with the $3.1 billion acquisition of 11 newbuild LNG carrier vessels.CPLP entered into umbrella agreement with Capital Maritime & Trading Corp…

US Gulf of Mexico oil Auction is Largest Since 2015

Dec 20, 2023

A Biden administration auction of Gulf of Mexico drilling rights raised $382 million on Wednesday as oil companies claimed offshore acreage for what is set to be the last time until 2025.The auction total was the highest of any federal offshore oil and gas lease sale since 2015…

Woodside Hires Shore Base Hand for Trion Oil and Gas Project

Dec 20, 2023

Australian oil and gas major Woodside has awarded a major contract to Mexican company Eseasa Offshore for the supply of shore base facilities and services in support of the the Trion oil and gas project offshore Mexico.Eseasa will provide a…

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