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Saipem Secures $900M in Offshore Contracts with TotalEnergies and Equinor

Jan 20, 2023

Italian offshore engineering and construction company Saipem said Friday it had won two offshore contracts worth $900 million in total.First, together with Aker Solutions, Saipem won a contract with the French oil major TotalEnergies in Brazil…

Taiwan: Taiya Renewable Energy to Join Floating Wind Demonstration and 3-2 Zonal Development in 2023

Jan 19, 2023

Taiya Renewable Energy (TRE), an offshore wind power developer in Taiwan, said Thursday it would bid for the second phase of wind power zonal development and floating demonstration project in 2023.Taiya has invited local and foreign investors…

UK Defense Ministry Buys Offshore Construction Vessel for Subsea Cable, Pipelines Protection

Jan 19, 2023

The UK defense ministry has acquired a subsea construction vessel that used to work in the offshore energy industry. The vessel, Topaz Tangaroa, will undergo a period of military modification and will be used to protect subsea cables and oil and gas pipelines…

SLB Wins Russia Business as Oilfield Rivals Exit after Ukraine Invasion

Jan 19, 2023

Following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, world's largest oilfield firm SLB has boosted its business in Russia by cherry-picking service and equipment contracts from rivals who left, according to company documents and people familiar with its operations…

IEA's Birol Expects Tighter Energy Markets in 2023

Jan 19, 2023

International Energy Agency (IEA) head Fatih Birol said on Thursday that energy markets could be tighter in 2023, adding he hoped prices would not rise further in order to ease the pressure on energy-importing developing countries.'I wouldn't be too relaxed about the markets…

Hoegh Pens 10-year FSRU Charter Deal with Germany

Jan 19, 2023

Höegh LNG said Thursday it had signed a binding 10-year charter with the German government for the supply of the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Hoegh Gannet.The FSRU vessel will be based at the Deutsche Energy Terminal GmbH-run Elbehafen LNG project in Brunsbüttel…

UK North Sea Oil Giant to Cut Jobs Due to Windfall Tax

Jan 18, 2023

The British North Sea's biggest oil and gas producer Harbour Energy told its staff that it plans job cuts in the wake of a windfall tax imposed on the sector last year, the company said on Wednesday.The jobs would be cut in Harbour Energy's headquarters in the North Sea hub of Aberdeen…

Offshore Wind: Shipbuilder Selected for Crowley, Esvagt JV SOV

Jan 18, 2023

Following the news on Wednesday that Crest Wind, a joint venture between Crowley and ESVAGT, is set to build a service operation vessel for operations in the U.S. offshore wind sector, the partners have now selected a shipbuilder for the SOV construction…

Indian, European Oil Firms Looking to Bid for Guyana Offshore Blocks

Jan 18, 2023

Guyana's upcoming bidding round for offshore areas has caught the interest of top energy companies from Asia to Europe, according to people familiar with the matter, even as the government continues to work out terms for the auction.The South…

Swift Anchors Looking to Expand Engineering Team

Jan 18, 2023

Swift Anchors, a UK-based company that develops anchoring solutions for the global offshore energy (floating wind, floating solar, tidal and wave) and aquaculture industries, is looking for new engineers to join its team. The company said that…

Fugro Wins Survey Deal for Gas Field Project Offshore Brunei

Jan 18, 2023

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro said Wednesday it had received a 'sizeable' contract from Petronas Carigali Brunei, for the Kelidang Cluster gas field development project.Under the contract, Fugro will carry out various site characterization…

Indonesia's 2022 Oil, Gas Lifting Below Target, but Investment Rising

Jan 18, 2023

Indonesia's oil and gas lifting last year came in below target due to unplanned shutdowns and maturing blocks, but exploration and production investment is poised to take off, the country's upstream regulator SKK Migas said on Wednesday.Indonesia's crude oil lifting stood at 612…

CHC to Sell Offshore Helicopter Services UK to S. Africa-based Ultimate Aviation

Jan 18, 2023

Offshore transport firm CHC Helicopter Group (CHC), has agreed to sell Offshore Helicopter Services UK (OHS UK) to Ultimate Aviation Group, a South African headquartered international aviation business for an undisclosed fee.CHC is selling OHS…

Prelude Loads First Tanker Since Output Suspension

Jan 17, 2023

The first liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker to berth at Shell's Prelude floating LNG site off Western Australia since it was shut down after a fire has begun loading, Refinitiv data shows.The Methane Becki Anne vessel berthed at the Prelude plant on Jan…

China Faces Wind Turbine and Foundation Installation Vessel Shortage

Jan 17, 2023

Over the last few weeks, we have seen three announcements by Chinese OEMs of 18-megawatt (MW) turbines. CSSC Haizhuang announced the H260-18MW turbine with a 260-meter rotor diameter. Mingyang Smart Energy has announced its new MySE 18X-28X turbine…

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