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SNC-Lavalin to Assist with Shore-power Connection for ADNOC's Offshore Platforms

Apr 14, 2022

File Photo: ADNOCSNC-Lavalin has won a four-year advisory and engineering services contract from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to support its offshore operations power project. A high-voltage, direct current (HVDC-VSC) subsea transmission…

Climate Activist Sees More Shareholders Pressing ConocoPhillips on Emissions

Apr 13, 2022

An activist shareholder who last year convinced a majority of ConocoPhillips investors to approve a measure calling for emission cuts said the oil major did not fully follow through and said he expects to win even more support this year for a similar proposal…

Shell and Uniper to Develop Blue Hydrogen Plant in UK. CO2 to be Stored Under North Sea Seabed

Apr 12, 2022

Shell and Uniper have signed a collaboration deal to progress plans for the production of low-carbon blue hydrogen at Uniper’s Killingholme power station site in North Lincolnshire, UK, that could be used to decarbonize industry, transport and power in the region…

Boskalis to Install Power Packs on Offshore Energy Branch Vessels

Apr 11, 2022

Dutch marine and offshore energy services firm Boskalis said Monday it would convert vessels within its Offshore Energy division into hybrid vessels through the retrofitting of Energy Storage Systems, or ‘power packs’. 'The conversions, which entail a sizable capital investment…

Norway Opens New CO2 Storage Area for Bids

Apr 08, 2022

Norway on Friday announced a new area for CO2 storage in the North Sea, due to growing interest from the industry.'Several companies expressed interest for licenses under the carbon storage regulations, and new store locations are vital. Carbon…

Equinor, Vår Energi, Horisont Energi Awarded CO2 Storage License in Barents Sea

Apr 05, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has together with its partners Equinor (operator) and Horisont Energi, been awarded the Polaris CO2 storage license in the Barents Sea,The Polaris CO2 storage reservoir is located in the Barents Sea, ca 100 km off the coast of Finnmark…

Pilot Takes Over WA 481P Offshore Block in Australia

Apr 05, 2022

Australia's Pilot Energy Limited has increased its interest in the WA 481P offshore exploration permit off W. Australia to 100% following receiptof final approval from the National Offshore Petroleum Tenures Administrator (NOPTA) of Pilot’s…

CCUS: Genesis Wins Northern Endurance Partnership Offshore FEED

Apr 04, 2022

British oil major BP, the operator of Net Zero Teesside Power (NZT Power) and the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP) has awarded Genesis the NEP offshore FEED.In October 2021, the UK government selected the Northern Endurance Partnership’s…

Energean Hires Halliburton for Carbon Storage Project Offshore Greece

Mar 25, 2022

Oilfield services firm Halliburton has won a contract with oil and gas firm Energean to assess the carbon storage potential of the Prinos basin in Greece.Halliburton said this week that its carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) experts…

Shore Power On, Engines Off for Heerema's Giant Crane Vessels Sleipnir and Thialf

Mar 17, 2022

Offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors said Thursday that its largest semi-submersible crane vessels, Sleipnir and Thialf, recently switched from using their engines to using Shore Power in the Port of Rotterdam.'The successful…

dCS, JX NOEX File Bid for Offshore Carbon Capture & Storage Project in Australia

Mar 16, 2022

Australian carbon capture and storage firm deepC Store (dCS) said Wednesday it had with JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation (JX NOEX) submitted a joint bid for a Greenhouse Gas Assessment Permit for a Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release Area in offshore Australia…

Legasea's 'Shore to store' Project Promises to Cut Subsea Decom Emissions, Create 'Green' Jobs

Mar 10, 2022

Aberdeenshire-based subsea specialist Legasea said this week it had secured funding from Scottish Enterprise to develop its Shore to Store service, while creating green jobs.'The innovative project will reduce the carbon footprint of subsea decommissioning operations…

Net Zero Technology Centre Launches Funding Competition to Reduce Offshore Emissions

Mar 08, 2022

The Net Zero Technology Centre, a UK-based organization previously known as Oil and Gas Technology Centre, has announced the launch of its 2022 Open Innovation Programme aimed at developing and deploying technologies that will reduce offshore emissions…

NOAKA: Aker BP Taps Hitachi Energy for "World’s Longest" Power-from-shore AC Connection FEED

Mar 07, 2022

Aker BP, the Norwegian oil and gas exploration and production company, has selected Hitachi Energy as a technology partner for the NOAKA power-from-shore project offshore Norway.The entire project, aimed at developing the so-called NOAKA oil…

UK Offshore Flaring Volumes Drop to Lowest on Record, Regulator Says

Mar 04, 2022

UK North Sea production platforms reduced their flaring by 6 billion cubic feet (bcf), to 26 bcf, a reduction equivalent to the annual gas demand of 130,000 UK homes, the UK Oil and Gas Authority said Friday.A city with 130,000 homes would be similar in size to Aberdeen…

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