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Subsea 7 Names New CFO

Sep 14, 2021

Offshore installation services provider Subsea 7 said Tuesday that its Chief Executive Office Ricardo Rosa would retire from his position at the end of December 2021. He will be succeeded from January 1, 2022, by Mark Foley.Foley joins Subsea…

Energy Firms Face Another Storm in US Gulf

Sep 13, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell on Monday began evacuating staff from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil platform, and other energy companies began preparing for hurricane-force winds from a second Gulf Coast storm in as many weeks.Tropical Storm Nicholas was about 105 miles (115 km) south of Port O'Connor…

Hybrid Battery Package Installed on Siem PSV

Sep 13, 2021

Siem Offshore said one of its dual fuel platform supply vessels (PSV) has been upgraded with a hybrid battery package, in line with the company’s goals to reduce its environmental footprint.The installation aboard the 2014-built VS 4411 DF Siem…

Crosby Tugs Merges with SEA.O.G

Sep 13, 2021

U.S.-based marine services and transportation companies Crosby Tugs and SEA.O.G Offshore have merged to focus on delivering installation support and operations and maintenance services for the U.S. offshore wind industry.“We are looking forward…

Report: Norway Opposition Expected to Win Election Fought on Oil, Inequality

Sep 13, 2021

Norway was voting on Monday on the final day of a parliamentary election dominated by climate change and economic inequality, with the center-left opposition widely expected to replace a Conservative-led government that has ruled for eight years…

INEOS Gets Consent for Fat Canyon Drilling

Sep 13, 2021

INEOS E&P Norge has obtained a drilling permit from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for an offshore exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.INEOS will drill the well, formally named 'Well 6306/3-1 S' - the Fat Canyon Prospect - using the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig…

Offshore CCS Project Planned in The Netherlands

Sep 13, 2021

TotalEnergies, Shell Netherlands, Energie Beheer Nederland (EBN), and Gasunie have partnered up in a project called Aramis that aims to enable large-scale CO2 reduction for industrial clusters in the Netherlands. The Aramis project aims to contribute…

Gulf of Mexico: Shell's Enchilada, Auger Platforms Back Online

Sep 13, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell Plc said its Enchilada/Salsa and Auger assets in the Gulf of Mexico were back online after they were shut due to Hurricane Ida.'Our Enchilada/Salsa and Auger assets are now back online,' Shell said in a statement late on Friday about the facilities southwest of New Orleans…

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port Fully Reopens After Ida Damages

Sep 10, 2021

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest U.S. privately owned deepwater crude terminal, has fully reopened its marine operations for imports and exports, a spokesperson said on Friday.The facility closed on Aug. 28 ahead of Hurricane Ida…

Mooring Solutions Firm Acquires New Facility, Plans Floating Wind Shift

Sep 10, 2021

Mooring solutions company Mooreast Asia has acquired an upgraded water-front facility in Singapore that will more than double its capacity.The company said the move was part of its plan to shift towards offshore renewable energy, particularly floating wind farms…

Aker Solutions Wins More Work at Tommeliten Alpha Development

Sep 10, 2021

ConocoPhillips has awarded Norway's Aker Solutions a large topside modification contract for Tommeliten Alpha development, offshore Norway. The topside modification contract award follows the final investment decision by the license partners…

BW Offshore In Barossa FPSO Equity JV Partnership

Sep 10, 2021

FPSO leasing firm BW Offshore on Friday announced a partnership with international global infrastructure investors for the equity financing of the FPSO for Santos' Barossa gas field offshore Australia.Earlier this year Santos and BW Offshore…

Zero Subsidy: Germany Awards Offshore Wind Licenses for 2026

Sep 10, 2021

Germany's power network agency said on Thursday it had awarded licenses to build 958 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind capacity at zero subsidy for commissioning in 2026 in the country's North Sea and Baltic Sea territories.The winners of the…

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Completed, Gazprom Says

Sep 10, 2021

Gazprom said on Friday it had finished construction of the Nord Stream 2 subsea pipeline to Germany, completing Moscow's project to increase its gas export capability and bypass Ukraine, but flows have yet to be cleared by regulators.The much…

RWE, NTE, Havfram to Bid for Floating Wind Rights in Norway

Sep 10, 2021

Renewable energy firms RWE and NTE, and offshore services company Havfram, have signed a deal to jointly participate Norwegian government’s tender for floating offshore wind energy, which will begin later this year. By 2030, Norway, one of Europe's largest oil and gas producers…

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