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BOEM Clears Way for Central Atlantic Offshore Wind Leases

Jun 06, 2024

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued on Thursday its final environmental analysis that found 'no significant impacts' from leasing Central Atlantic coastal areas for potential offshore wind development off the Delaware, Maryland…

Murphy Oil Extends Noble Drillship in the Gulf of Mexico

Jun 06, 2024

Murphy Oil Corporation has exercised its option for the drillship Noble Stanley Lafosse to drill five additional wells in the Gulf of Mexico.The extension is expected to span one year and has an estimated contract value of $177 million, according to Noble Corporation…

Equinor Picks Emerson Downhole Monitoring Kit for Rosebank Field

Jun 06, 2024

Equinor has selected engineering services firm Emerson to provide advanced well completion monitoring systems for its Rosebank oil and gas field in the North Sea, the U.K.'s largest undeveloped offshore field.Emerson’s suite of Roxar downhole…

Nexans Opens Newly Expanded Subsea Cable Facility in Norway

Jun 06, 2024

French subsea power cable maker Nexans has opened the newly expanded section of its high voltage subsea cable plant in Norway to support the increased demand globally for electrification and the energy transition.The plant, located in Halden…

CNOOC Makes Major Gas Discovery in South China Sea Waters

Jun 06, 2024

China’s state-run China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has made a major exploration breakthrough in ultra-shallow gas play in ultra-deep water South China Sea.Lingshui 36-1 gas field is located in western South China Sea, with an average water depth of approximately 1…

North Sea Firms Postpone Oilfield Opening after Early UK Election Called

Jun 06, 2024

Three British energy companies have decided to delay by a year the planned start of oil production at their joint-venture oilfield in the North Sea, citing the need for clarity on the fiscal policies of the next government.Jersey Oil and Gas…

Ampelmann Inks 'Major Contract' with Seaway7 for US Offshore Wind Project

Jun 06, 2024

Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed a major contract with Seaway7 to supply an E5000 gangway to support the construction of a U.S. offshore wind project.With Ampelmann’s recent engagements in South Fork and Vineyard Wind nearing completion…

North Star Eyes 40 Hybrid SOVs by 2040 with New Funding in Its Pockets

Jun 06, 2024

North Star has secured debt investment of up to $543 million (£425 million) to fuel the next phase of its European offshore wind expansion, setting the target to add 40 hybrid service operation vessels (SOVs) to its fleet by 2040.The committed…

SBM Offshore Lines Up Fast4Ward Hull for Block 58 FPSO in Suriname

Jun 06, 2024

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore has informed that its Fast4Ward hull has been reserved by TotalEnergies for the Block 58 development project, offshore Suriname.SBM Offshore is working in partnership with Technip Energies, and in line…

Aker Solutions Hooks Azule Energy’s FPSOs Modification Job Offshore Angola

Jun 06, 2024

Aker Solutions has secured a ‘sizeable’ long-term frame agreement with Azule Energy to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for brownfield projects and modifications for two floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) units in Angola…

Eco Atlantic Farms Into Orange Basin Block Off South Africa

Jun 06, 2024

Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas has started the farm-in process into Block 1 offshore South Africa Orange Basin, while confirming it is relinquishing its 50% working interest operated offshore Block 2B in South Africa.Through its 100% owned subsidiary Azinam South Africa Limited…

MDL Invests $9M to Expand Its Flexlay Asset Range

Jun 05, 2024

Back-deck engineering specialist Maritime Developments (MDL) has committed $9 million (£7 million) of capital investment to expand its flexlay asset range.The investment covers six new pieces of modular equipment in MDL’s portfolio, including high-capacity tensioners and reel drive systems…

Palfinger to Supply Major Equipment Package for Prysmian’s New Cable Layer

Jun 05, 2024

Palfinger Marine, an Austrian manufacturer of hydraulic lifting, loading, and handling systems for marine applications, has been contracted to supply a major equipment package for a new cable laying vessel, under construction at Vard for Prysmian…

Shearwater Kicks Off Pelotas Basin 3D Survey Off Brazil

Jun 05, 2024

Shearwater GeoServices has ramped up its multi-client activity by starting the Pelotas Basin 3D survey, offshore Brazil.The survey represents the fifth multi-client 3D acquisition project so far for Shearwater, the company said.The Pelotas Basin…

OMV Gets Permit for Drilling Ops in Norwegian Sea

Jun 05, 2024

The Norwegian Offshore Directorate has granted OMV's Norwegian subsidiary a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the Norwegian Sea.The permit is for the exploration well 6605/6-1 S in production license 1194.OMV Norge is the operator of the…

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