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Drilling Contract Terminated for Sunken Jack-up Rig in Malaysia

Sep 17, 2021

Malaysian offshore drilling contractor Velesto has confirmed that the $8 million contract with ConocoPhillips for its Naga 7 jack-up rig that sank off Malaysia in May is now officially terminated.Naga 7 sank on May 3, while gearing up to start drilling for ConocoPhillips off Malaysia…

Aker BP Gets Approval to Drill Mugnetind Offshore Prospect

Sep 17, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has received approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill offshore wells 7/11-14 S and A, in the North Sea, off Norway.Aker BP will use Maersk Drilling's Maersk Integrator jack-up drilling…

Port of Mukran to Serve as O&M Base for Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Sep 17, 2021

Offshore wind developer Parkwind has selected the Port of Mukran as a service base that will serve its Arcadis Ost I wind farm, in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.Earlier this week, Parkwind, wind turbine maker Vestas, and construction firm…

Quick Nord Stream 2 Start-up Would Calm Record-high Gas Prices in Europe, Kremlin Says

Sep 17, 2021

A rapid startup of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany could help calm record-high gas prices in Europe, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday, as Moscow awaits for regulatory clearance for gas flows to begin…

Final Turbine Installed at Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 17, 2021

Renewable energy firm RWE has informed that Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK has installed its final turbine.The last of the Vestas 9.5 megawatts (MW) turbines was erected early on Friday at what is the most powerful offshore wind farm being constructed by RWE…

Svanehøj Buys Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems

Sep 17, 2021

Finland-based marine equipment and technology firm Wärtsilä has sold Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems business to Svanehøj, a Danish gas pump specialist involved in the design and manufacture of specialized deep well pump solutions within the areas of gas pumps…

Study: Booming U.S. Offshore Wind Offers Major Export Opportunities for UK Supply Chain

Sep 17, 2021

Energy consultancy Xodus, tasked by the British Consulate-General in Boston, Massachusetts, to carry out a study on the prospects available for UK companies to enter the booming US offshore wind market has found that there are multiple opportunities…

UK and Norway Sign Deal On New Power Interconnector

Sep 17, 2021

Britain and Norway on Thursday signed a bilateral treaty on electricity interconnection to help formalize power trading between the two countries, Britain's ministry for business and energy (BEIS) said.The agreement comes ahead of the start…

Saudi Aramco Unit to Market Guyana's Crude for One Year

Sep 17, 2021

Guyana has granted a unit of Saudi Arabian Oil Co, known as Aramco, a one-year contract to market the government's share of the crude produced in the South American country, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo told Reuters.The country in early September…

US House Panel to Probe Oil Companies Over Climate Disinformation

Sep 16, 2021

U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the chiefs of four major fossil fuel companies and two lobbying groups to testify next month on whether the industry led an effort to mislead the public and prevent action to fight climate change.House…

DOF's Norskan Clinches AHTS Deals with Petrobras

Sep 16, 2021

Norwegian offshore support vessel firm DOF said this week its Brazilian subsidiary Norskan had secured a new long-term contract and extended another one with the Brazilian oil company Petrobras.Anchor handler Skandi Botafogo has been awarded…

Karoon, Pitkin Settle Peru Differences

Sep 16, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Karoon Energy has reached a settlement agreement with Pitkin Petroleum over a dispute related to Block Z-38, offshore Peru. Back in May, Pitkin Petroleum sent a notice of the dispute to Karoon Energy, related to the joint operating agreement in respect of Block Z-38…

Solstad Offshore Installs Subsea Cable for TetraSpar Floater

Sep 16, 2021

Solstad Offshore said Thursday its Far Sapphire vessel has completed the installation of the inter-array cable for the TetraSpar floating wind turbine in Norway.The TetraSpar floating foundation, fitted with an offshore wind turbine, was recently…

Malaysia's Kimanis Oil Exports Hit by Issue at Shell Offshore Field

Sep 16, 2021

Exports of Malaysia's flagship crude oil Kimanis will fall in October and November after a production issue at an offshore oilfield operated by Royal Dutch Shell, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.Petroleum Brunei, one of the stakeholders…

Lundin Energy's Lille Prinsen Appraisal Drilling a Success

Sep 16, 2021

Swedish oil firm Lundin Energy has completed appraisal wells on the Lille Prinsen discovery, north of the Edvard Grieg field in the North Sea, offshore Norway. The two wells have confirmed a combined updated gross resource range of 12 – 60 million…

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