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CNOOC Commissions China's First Offshore CCS Demonstration Project

Jun 01, 2023

CNOOC has announced the official commissioning of China's first offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration project.The project is an auxiliary part of the Enping 15-1 oilfield development located in the Pearl River Mouth Basin, about 190 kilometers (120 miles) southwest of Hong Kong…

Rem Offshore Chooses Vard Electro's SeaQ Integrated Bridge for New CSOV Vessel

May 31, 2023

Vard Electro’s SeaQ Integrated Bridge solution is being implemented in the offshore wind sector for the first time, following installation on Rem Offshore’s newbuild construction service operation vessel (CSOV) Rem Power to assist in optimizing environmental performance…

Minesto's Dragon 12 Project Powers Forward with Cable Installation Completion

May 31, 2023

Tidal energy developer Minesto said Wednesday it had successfully completed the first phase of Dragon 12 (1.2 MW) offshore installation in Vestmanna, Faroe Islands. The 3.4 km main subsea cable was laid on the seabed, from the onshore grid connection point to the offshore installation node…

ABB's Whale's Tail-inspired Propulsion Concept Aims to Cut Marine Industry's Fuel Consumption, Emissions

May 31, 2023

ABB on Wednesday introduced what it said was a concept representing 'revolutionary propulsion system breaking new ground for efficiency in the marine industry, inspired by the dynamic motions of a whale’s tail.' The innovative concept is called ABB Dynafin…

Halliburton Launches Diskos 2.0 NDR for Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

May 31, 2023

Oilfield services company Halliburton has launched the Diskos 2.0 National Data Repository (NDR) for the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. According to Halliburton, Diskos 2.0 stores critical exploration and production data and is vital to drive investments in Norway’s oil and gas industry…

Blue Ocean Seismic Services' Robots Pass "Crucial" Tests in Loch Linne

May 30, 2023

Blue Ocean Seismic Services, a company that describes itself as the marine seismic survey disruptor, said Tuesday that its latest series of trials, held in the Loch Linnhe, Scotland, have confirmed that its autonomous undersea robots can reliably operate…

Saipem's Acoustic Subsea Pipeline Monitoring Tech Gets DNV Nod

May 30, 2023

Italian offshore services firm Saipem said Tuesday that its Integrated Acoustic Unit (I.A.U.) technology for monitoring of subsea pipelines during laying operations had obtained the statement of qualified technology for medium and large pipelines by DNV…

Meet the Affordable Barracuda AUV

May 28, 2023

Born from the Shell Ocean Discovery XPrize, Tampa Deep Sea Xplorers today offers the Barracuda autonomous underwater vehicle. With its affordability, it ability to be launched and recovered by hand, and its 600 ft. depth rating, this capable…

Ocean Ventus Launches Low-Steel Wind Floater

May 24, 2023

Ocean Ventus has launched a low-cost, low-steel floating wind solution which has received Approval in Principle from DNV. It has a tubular design, and its main steel weight is approximately 3,000t for a 15MW turbine.Offshore wind targets imply an eight-fold increase in installed capacity to 2030…

Weststar Orders Five Helicopters from Leonardo. Signs Sustainable Fuels MoU with Petronas

May 24, 2023

Weststar Aviation Services, a company providing offshore helicopter transportation services provider in Southeast Asia, has agreed to buy five AW139 helicopters from Leonardo. The companies have also signed the AW609 tiltrotor aircraft partnership agreement…

MENCK's MHU4400S Hammer to Support CCCC 3rd Harbour's Offshore Wind Activities in China

May 24, 2023

Acteon’s offshore pile driving technology and equipment brand MENCK has signed a contract with the Chinese offshore wind firm CCCC 3rd Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd.,  for the sale of the MHU4400S hammer to support its activities for offshore wind farms in China…

TGS and Kongsberg Team Up to Deliver High-quality Data and Digital Solutions for Offshore Wind

May 24, 2023

Norwegian companies TGS and Kongsberg on Wednesday announced a strategic collaboration to jointly develop integrated data and digital solutions for the offshore wind industry. TGS, known for its seismic services in the oil and gas sector, and Kongsberg…

How to Stop Skyscraper-sized Floating Wind Turbines from Drifting Away

May 23, 2023

Growing demand for cleaner energy sources means offshore wind farms are being built all over the world. More than 5,000 turbines must be installed each year until 2050 to limit global warming to 1.5℃.But in certain regions, like California,…

Plexus' POS-GRIP Tech Gets Vote of Confidence as SLB Extends Licensing Agreement

May 23, 2023

Oil and gas engineering services firm Plexus Holdings said Tuesday that oilfield services giant SLB had exercised its option to extend its non-exclusive licence agreement with Plexus for an additional six years effective from November 10, 2023…

Zelim's Swift System: The Rapid Solution for Man Overboard Situations in Harsh Offshore Conditions

May 22, 2023

A new rescue system is said to be able to dramatically increase the chances of pulling anyone who has fallen overboard from a ship safely out of the water in under a minute.At a three-day demonstration around Vattenfall’s Ramsgate offshore wind cluster…

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