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OpEd: It’s Time We Told the Truth on Energy. Oil and Gas Help the World Thrive

Feb 19, 2024

Prime Ministers come and go. Energy Ministers are appointed and promptly booted out of the job as if they were never there. Net Zero roadmaps are published, tweaked, and then eventually shelved by the Government and opposition alike. But amidst the permacrisis of Westminster…

Petrobras Hires Technip Energies’ Company for Offshore CCS Study

Feb 19, 2024

Brazilian state-run oil and gas company Petrobras has hired Kanfa, a fully-owned subsidiary of Technip Energies, to conduct a carbon capture and storage (CCS) study for its offshore assets.With the study, Petrobras aims to get a thorough understanding…

Equinor Pens 15-Year LNG Supply Deal with Indian Firm

Feb 19, 2024

Norway’s energy major Equinor and the Indian fertilizer and petrochemical company Deepak Fertilisers have signed a 15-year agreement for supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) with deliveries starting in 2026.Equinor’s growing global LNG portfolio…

Eidesvik-Agalas JV to Build New IMR Vessel on Charter with Reach Subsea

Feb 19, 2024

Eidesvik Offshore, together with Norwegian shipowner Agalas, has entered into an agreement to build a new construction support vessel (CSV), which is on charter with Reach Subsea.The newbuild will be equipped to perform inspection, maintenance…

Sif Inks Final 100-Monopile Order for Polish Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 19, 2024

Dutch company Sif Group has signed the final contracts with Equinor and Polenergia for the supply of 100 monopiles for the Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III offshore wind projects.Manufacturing of the monopiles is scheduled for the second quarter of…

Metis and Esvagt Team Up to Enhance SOV Data Analytics

Feb 19, 2024

Metis Cyberspace Technology is expanding its portfolio of data acquisition, real-time performance monitoring and intelligent analytics solutions to include the needs of service operation vessels (SOVs), following collaborative project with Danish vessel owner Esvagt…

Brassavola Completes Maiden Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering Operation

Feb 19, 2024

Pavilion Energy, the charterer of Singapore’s recently delivered first membrane LNG bunker vessel Brassavola, has concluded its first Ship-to-Ship (STS) LNG bunkering operation.Pavilion Energy said on February 19, 2024, the bunkering operation to Rio Tinto chartered dual-fueled bulk carrier…

Jumbo Offshore Appoints Middle East Partner as it Eyes Regional Expansion

Feb 19, 2024

Dutch heavy lift shipping and offshore transport and installation contractor Jumbo Offshore has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sea Horizon Offshore Marine Services, which will act as its representative in the Middle East region…

Red Sea Disruption to Impact Deliveries, Not Output, QatarEnergy CEO Says

Feb 19, 2024

Disruption to shipping in the Red Sea region will impact QatarEnergy's deliveries of liquefied natural gas (LNG) but not its production, CEO Saad al-Kaabi said on Monday.'It's only going to take longer to get it there. But it will not reach…

RWE Signs Six New PPAs for Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 19, 2024

Germany's top utility RWE has signed six new power purchase agreements (PPAs) with major industrial customers for the supply of around 1,000 GW/h of green power per year from its Kaskasi offshore wind farm, starting from 2026.The PPAs have been signed between RWE Supply & Trading and DHL Group…

Seatrium to Start Work on Third 2GW HVDC Station for Dutch Offshore Wind Sector

Feb 19, 2024

Seatrium has set out plans to start working on the third 2 GW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) electrical transmission system for offshore wind farms in the Netherlands in mid-2024.Seatrium received notification from the Dutch state-owned…

Aker BP Set for New Drilling Campaign with Noble’s Jack-up Rig

Feb 19, 2024

The Norwegian Ocean Industry Authority (Havtil) has granted Aker BP consent for exploration drilling in the North Sea, which will be conducted using Noble Corporation’s Noble Integrator jack-up rig.The consent is for 24/6-5 exploration well in the North Sea at the Alvheim Deep prospect…

Equinor Gets Green Light for Exploration Well in North Sea

Feb 19, 2024

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has received consent from the Norwegian Ocean Industry Authority (Havtil) for exploration drilling in North Sea offshore Norway.The consents awarded by the country’s offshore industry safety watchdog, formerly known as the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway…

N-O-S Consolidates Ops in UK

Feb 16, 2024

Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S), part of Northern Offshore Group (N-O-G), has integrated Mareel within the company as N-O-S Ltd, simultaneously adding its 16 crew transfer vessels (CTV) to the fleet.The move marks an important step toward…

OPT to Deploy PowerBuoy in Monterey Bay

Feb 16, 2024

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has received funding from California's Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) for the year-long deployment of a PowerBuoy in Monterey Bay.The PowerBuoy, integrating OPT's Maritime Domain Awareness System (MDAS) along…

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