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U.S. Grants Jones Act Waiver to Company to Ease Fuel Supply Shortages after Cyber-attack on Pipeline

May 13, 2021

The U.S. government relaxed a long-standing maritime law protecting domestic shipping commerce to allow an undisclosed company to transport gasoline and diesel to ports in the East Coast after a cyberattack crippled the nation's largest fuel pipeline network.The Jones Act, implemented in 1920, requires goods moved between U.S. ports to be carried by ships built domestically and staffed by U.S. crews…

Horisont Energi Picks Port of Rotterdam as European Distribution Hub for its Blue Ammonia

Oct 08, 2021

Horisont Energi, a company working to develop its blue ammonia project in Norway, has signed a deal with liquid bulk storage company Koole Terminals to develop an ammonia terminal and storage facility at the Port of Rotterdam, for further distribution…

RWE to Build Offshore Wind Hub in Grimsby

Sep 23, 2021

Renewable energy company RWE said Thursday it would create an offshore wind operations hub at Grimsby’s Royal Dock, on the UK’s east coast.The new ‘Grimsby Hub’ will expand the existing Triton Knoll offshore wind farm base and will be the home…

Gulf Coast Oil Firms Return to Ida Recovery as Storm Nicholas Recedes

Sep 15, 2021

Energy companies worked to restore pipeline service and electricity after Tropical Storm Nicholas passed through on Tuesday, allowing them to return to repairing the significant damage caused by Hurricane Ida two weeks ago.Nicholas, downgraded to a tropical depression late Tuesday…

Saudi Aramco, McDermott Sign MoU for Use of SAFIRA Yard

Sep 15, 2021

Saudi Arabia's national oil company Saudi Aramco has signed a memorandum of understanding with energy industry construction and installation firm McDermott to explore the use of McDermott's SAFIRA fabrication yard for construction services for Saudi Aramco's upstream and downstream projects…

U.S. Offshore Oil Firms Eye New Bases after Storm Damages Key Hub in Louisiana

Sep 02, 2021

Offshore energy companies have started searching for new bases away from Louisiana's devastated ports as oil and gas companies launch efforts to resume their Gulf of Mexico operations.Port Fourchon, a key hub for the offshore industry, was slammed…

Floods, Outages Slow Oil Companies' Efforts to Restart after Hurricane Ida

Aug 31, 2021

Widespread flooding from Hurricane Ida and power outages slowed efforts on Tuesday by energy firms to assess damages at oil production facilities, ports, and refineries.Nearly all of Louisiana lost electrical power on Monday after one of the…

Excelerate, Petrobras Reach Deal on Bahia Terminal FSRU

Aug 30, 2021

Excelerate Energy will deploy one of its FSRUs in Bahia, Brazil, having recently successfully concluding negotiations with Petrobras over the tender process for the lease of the Bahia Regasification Terminal.Excelerate will deploy one of its…

Activists Halt Oil Exports from Equinor's Norway Terminal

Aug 19, 2021

Crude oil loading at Equinor's Sture export terminal on Norway's west coast was interrupted on Thursday after activists from the Extinction Rebellion group breached the facility's safety zone, the company said.Equinor halted the loading of the TS Bergen Aframax vessel…

GEG, Proman to Build Renewables-to-Methanol Plant at Nigg Oil Terminal

Aug 17, 2021

UK-based Global Energy Group and Swiss-based integrated energy company, Proman have partnered up to develop a renewable power to methanol plant using local sources of captured CO2 to be located at the Nigg Oil Terminal in the Highlands of Scotland…

UK Union Plans July Strike at Oil and Gas Terminal

Jun 22, 2021

UK's Unite union's Scotland unit on Tuesday said talks to prevent industrial action at Sullom Voe Terminal have ended with no movement on the part of Shetland Islands Council (SIC) to resolve the dispute over a long service award.Unless the Council accepts liability…

Novatek, Glencore Ink Arctic LNG 2 Gas Supply Deal

Jun 02, 2021

Russian gas company Novatek has signed heads of agreement with Glencore for the long-term supply of LNG from the Arctic LNG 2 project.The agreement, signed Wednesday at Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum, established the key commercial terms for the long-term supply of more than of 0…

Invenergy, BW LNG Secure Financing for FSRU Project in El Salvador

May 12, 2021

Sustainable energy developer Invenergy and LNG solutions provider BW LNG have secured a $128.3 million loan from IDB Invest to fund the construction of a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), a key part of the Energía del Pacífico (EDP) LNG-to-power project in El Salvador…

Equinor to Hire More Staff at Plants Hit By Fires in 2020

May 12, 2021

Fires that crippled two Equinor plants in Norway last year were caused by both technical and human errors, the energy company said on Wednesday, promising to hire and train more staff.A blaze last September at Hammerfest LNG, Europe's only large-scale liquefied natural gas plant…

Van Oord, Beattie FRC Secure $83,5M Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Work

May 07, 2021

Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded two new contracts for the construction of the South Breakwater and Crown Wall, with a total value of £60 million (USD 83,5 million)Dutch marine and offshore contractor Van Oord will act as the principal contractor for the 550-meter-long South Breakwater…

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