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Aker BP Gets Drilling Permit for Lyderhorn East Offshore Well

Oct 18, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP has received a drilling permit for an exploration well to be drilled in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The well 24/12-7 - known as Lyderhorn East prospect -  is located in the production license 1041. It will be drilled…

INEOS to Invest $2.3B in Green Hydrogen Plants

Oct 18, 2021

- INEOS, Europe's largest Hydrogen producer, said on Monday it would invest more than 2 billion euros ($2.3 billion) on electrolysis plants to make zero-carbon green hydrogen across Europe.The first plants will be built in Norway, Germany and Belgium over the next 10 years…

First Line of Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Filled with Technical Gas

Oct 18, 2021

The operator of the Russia-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline on the bed of the Baltic Sea said the first of the project's two lines has been filled with so-called technical gas, while still awaiting clearance to start sales to Europe.The pipeline…

TotalEnergies Opens UK Offshore Wind Hub in Aberdeen

Oct 18, 2021

French energy major TotalEnergies' Chairman and CEO Patrick Pouyanné on Monday opened the company’s UK Offshore Wind Hub in Aberdeen. 'The Hub will be part of the company’s existing offshore operations center in Aberdeen. The Hub will enable…

Mermaid Subsea Services Buys 50% Stake in Offshore Construction Vessel Millennium 3

Oct 18, 2021

Thai-based offshore services company Mermaid Subsea Services has agreed to buy a 50% ownership share in the Millennium 3 offshore construction vessel from PT David Marine for $16 million.The Millennium 3 is a DP2 construction support vessel…

Shearwater in 'Major' 3D Seismic Project Offshore South Africa

Oct 18, 2021

Offshore seismic services contractor Shearwater GeoServices has secured what it says is “a major” 3D seismic survey contract for acquisition in South Africa.Using the Amazon Warrior seismic vessel, Shearwater will acquire over 6,000 square kilometers of 3D seismic data…

"THE RIG" - Saudi Arabia Launches Offshore Platform Inspired Tourism & Entertainment Project

Oct 17, 2021

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund, announced on Saturday the launch of 'THE RIG', which it said would be the world's first tourism destination on offshore platforms.The fund, the engine of Crown Prince Mohammed…

New Kupe Compressor to 'Allow Us to Suck Harder on the Straw,' NZOG CEO Says

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy has completed work on the Kupe compression project in New Zealand, which will allow for the gas plant, which had seen declining production in recent years, to produce at full rate from the Kupe offshore gas field…

Germany's Nord Stream 2 Gatekeeper: The Long Road Until Gas Flows

Oct 15, 2021

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is completed and ready to pump Russian gas to Europe, but nothing is flowing yet because it is still awaiting clearance from Germany's energy regulator.Europe's most controversial energy project, which is led by Russian gas giant Gazprom…

Crystal Steel to Build Offshore Wind Steel Fabrication Plant in Maryland for Ørsted's U.S. Projects

Oct 15, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has said Friday it had signed a deal to establish Maryland’s first offshore wind steel fabrication center at Crystal Steel Fabricators in Federalsburg, Maryland. 'Ørsted’s investment in Crystal Steel will enable…

Lukoil, Gazprom Neft in Enhanced Oil Recovery Pact

Oct 15, 2021

Russian oil companies Lukoil and Gazprom Neft have struck a deal to cooperate in the area of oil recovery enhancement projects. 'The agreement provides for joint work on improving chemical methods of enhanced oil recovery. It will lay the foundation…

Bounty Farms Into Coastal's Cerberus Project, Off W. Australia. Drilling Planned for 2022

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Bounty Oil and Gas has agreed to farm into four oil-prone offshore licenses in Western Australia, owned by Coastal Oil and Gas.Bounty will acquire a 25% stake in licenses EP  475, EP 490, EP 491 and TP 27 (collectively…

Gas Exports Lift Norway Trade Surplus Record High

Oct 15, 2021

Norway's trade surplus rose last month to a record level thanks to soaring revenues from selling gas from its offshore fields, national statistics agency (SSB) data showed on Friday.With a daily output of around four million barrels of oil equivalent…

TotalEnergies Drilling World's Deepest Offshore Well Using Maersk Voyager Drillship

Oct 15, 2021

French oil major TotalEnergies has exercised an option for Maersk Drilling's drillship Maersk Voyager to drill the ultra-deepwater Ondjaba-1 exploration well in Angola’s Block 48. The contract extension has an estimated duration of 54 days,…

Shah Deniz Field: Azerbaijan Signs New Gas Supply Deal with Turkey

Oct 14, 2021

Azerbaijan has signed a new deal with Turkey to supply gas from its giant offshore Shah Deniz I field, Azerbaijan's energy minister Parviz Shahbazov told Reuters on Thursday.Azerbaijan halted gas supplies from Shah Deniz I to Turkey in April after the contract expired…

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