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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…

Waterotor Unveils 20MW 'Big Cajun' System Aimed at Decarbonizing Offshore Oil Operations

Mar 02, 2022

Hydrokinetic energy company Waterotor International Corp. on Tuesday unveiled its 20MW hybrid ocean energy-generating system aimed at decarbonizing offshore oil and gas operations.The megarotor system design called “The Big Cajun” was unveiled…

Havfram Eyes 'Important' Role in Offshore Platform Electrification

Mar 02, 2022

Norwegian offshore installation firm Havfram on Wednesday shared its ambition to become 'one of the future market leaders in O&G electrification with offshore wind.' ' In 2020 Havfram made the lasting commitment to play a key role in the transition from oil and gas into offshore wind…

Neptune Energy Targets 2030 to Store More Carbon Than It Emits

Mar 01, 2022

With increasing pressure on the oil and gas industry to cut its emissions footprint, Neptune Energy said it aims to go beyond net zero and store more carbon than is emitted from its operations and the use of its sold products by 2030.According to the company…

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