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Pryme Group Launches Specialist Tooling Systems for Offshore Wind Installation

Nov 23, 2022

Engineering firm Pryme Group said Wedneday it had launched two specialist tooling systems - Pile Fixation Tool (PFT) and PileProp - for offshore wind installations, via Caley Ocean Systems. The company said the tools were designed to support…

France's First Commercial Offshore Wind Farm Fully Operational

Nov 23, 2022

France's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm started operating on Wednesday, adding 480 megawatts of capacity to the grid at a time when Europe is scrambling to secure energy supplies following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Saint-Nazaire wind farm…

CIMC Nets 3-Year Extensions for Jack-up Rig Duo in Mexico

Nov 23, 2022

China-based CIMC’s Asset Management Company has secured three-year contract extensions for two jack-up drilling rigs in Mexico.The rigs, Gulf Driller VI and Gulf Driller VIII , will continue working for the Mexican national oil company Pemex…

Aquadrill Clinches $138M Charter for Capella Drillship

Nov 23, 2022

Aquadrill, formerly Seadrill Partners, has agreed to supply its Capella drillship for a four-well firm contract, plus two priced and three mutually agreed upon optional wells, for operations in Indonesia.The firm part of the contract is expected to have a total value of about $138 million…

Fugro Nets Two Offshore Wind Geotechnical Survey Contracts in The Netherlands

Nov 23, 2022

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro has won two geotechnical survey contracts for the development of the Dutch IJmuiden Ver Site V-VI, Nederwiek (zuid) Site I and Hollandse Kust (west) Site VIII offshore wind zones.This is the Netherlands Enterprise…

Equinor Evaluating Impact of UK Windfall Tax on Projects

Nov 23, 2022

The Norwegian oil company Equinor said on Tuesday it is evaluating the impact of Britain's windfall tax on its oil and gas projects, including the giant Rosebank development. 'The British government's decision last week to raise the windfall…

Talos Extends Helix Producer I Floater Charter in Gulf of Mexico

Nov 23, 2022

Oil and gas company Talos Energy has extended the contract for the Helix Producer I floating production vessel in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. According to Helix Energy Solutions Group, the vessel owner, the contract has been extended for one year the term…

Shell Spuds 'High Impact' Pensacola Well in UK North Sea

Nov 23, 2022

Oil major Shell has spudded the Pensacola well in the UK North Sea, Deltic Energy, Shell's partner in the offshore license, has informed.Graham Swindells, Chief Executive of Deltic Energy, said: 'We are excited to have commenced the well operations…

Norway: Aibel to Prepare Aasta Hansteen Platform for Irpa Development

Nov 23, 2022

Equinor has awarded Aibel a contract to modify and prepare the Aasta Hansteen platform offshore Norway for integration with the Irpa gas field (formerly Asterix).Equinor on Tuesday filed a plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Irpa…

Saudi Aramco Signs 59 Deals Worth $11B Under iktva Program. Global Oilfield Services Majors Among Suppliers

Nov 22, 2022

Saudi Arabian national oil company Saudi Aramco saod Tuedsay it had signed signed 59 corporate procurement agreements (CPAs) with 51 local and global manufacturers, including oilfield services majors Baker Hughes, Halliburton, SLB, and TechnipFMC…

UK Says Baker Hughes-Altus Deal May Hurt Competition in Oil Well Services

Nov 22, 2022

Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday that U.S.-listed oilfield services firm Baker Hughes Co's acquisition of Altus Intervention could reduce competition among UK oil and gas operators.The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said…

Reach Subsea to Assist with Offshore Unit Installation in W. Africa

Nov 22, 2022

Oslo-listed subsea services company Reach Subsea said Tuesday it had signed a conditional letter of agreement for a significant project in West Africa, through which Reach Subsea will be a subcontractor to 'a major tier-one contractor. 'The…

New Fortress Finalizes Deal to Develop Lakach Gas Project in Mexico Using FLNG

Nov 22, 2022

U.S.-based firm New Fortress Energy Inc. said Tuesday it had finalized agreements with Mexico’s state-owned oil company Pemex, to develop and operate an integrated upstream and natural gas liquefaction project to develop the Lakach deepwater gas field off Veracruz in Southeastern Mexico…

All 38 Turbines Installed at RWE's Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

Nov 22, 2022

The last turbine at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm has now been installed 35 kilometers north of the German island of Heligoland, the German company said Tuesday.Kaskasi is RWE’s sixth wind farm off the German coast. According to the company, more…

Autonomous OBN Seismic Survey Robots Could Enter Commercial Operation in 2024

Nov 22, 2022

Blue Ocean Seismic Services, which is working on autonomous ocean bottom seismic robotic vehicle technology, said on Tuesday that it had finished a series of passive and active seismic trials that proved the quality of seismic data collection…

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