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Electrical Incident Curtails LNG Output at Chevron's Gorgon Facility in Australia

Nov 09, 2023

An 'electrical incident' last month has curtailed the output of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at Chevron's Gorgon facility in Western Australia, a company spokesperson said on Thursday. The incident on Oct. 31 at a substation that provides power…

ADNOC to Cut 2024 Upper Zakum Oil Supply to Some Term Buyers -sources

Nov 09, 2023

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has notified some term customers that it will reduce the volume of Upper Zakum crude oil supply in 2024, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.The move could affect supplies to China…

MMA Offshore Expands Fleet with 2016-Built Vessel "Offshore Solution"

Nov 09, 2023

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has acquired the vessel “Offshore Solution” to supplement its multi-purpose support vessel fleet. The Offshore Solution is a 2016 European-built, 54-meter, DP-2 multi-purpose support vessel fitted with two deck cranes…

Well-Safe Solutions Adds Appleton Field Well to Well-Safe Defender's P&A Scope

Nov 09, 2023

UK-based offshore well decommissioning specialist Well-Safe Solutions has signed a contract with Spirit Energy to add a well from the Appleton field in the UK North Sea to the existing scope of the Well-Safe Defender semi-submersible plugging and abandonment rig…

PGS Wins 4D Survey Contract Offshore West Africa

Nov 09, 2023

The Norwegian marine seismic survey services firm PGS said Thursday it had secured a 4D survey contract with an undisclosed client offshore West Africa.Mobilization is scheduled for Q4, and the contract has a total duration of approximately 60 days…

Vietnam Will Struggle to Meet 2030 Offshore wind goal, Top Official Says

Nov 09, 2023

Vietnam will have a hard time reaching its offshore wind power target for 2030, a top executive at a state-owned energy company said, with foreign investors also warning of multiple regulatory hurdles that would need to be cleared.The Southeast…

Shell Sues Greenpeace for Boarding Penguins FPSO While in Transit

Nov 09, 2023

Shell is suing Greenpeace for $2.1 million in damages after the environmental group's activists boarded the company's oil production vessel in transit at sea this year, according to Greenpeace and a document seen by Reuters.The British oil and gas major filed the claim in London's High Court…

ABS Approves New FPSO Newbuild Hull Design Concept

Nov 08, 2023

Classification society ABS announced it has granted approval in principle (AIP) for a the Sterling Streamline, a next generation concept design for large floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) newbuild hulls from India's Shapoorji Pallonji Energy (SPE)…

New Fortress Expects LNG from Mexico Altamira FLNG by Year-end

Nov 08, 2023

U.S. energy company New Fortress Energy NFE.N expects to produce the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its Altamira export plant in Mexico by the end of the year, it said on Wednesday.Atlamira will be Mexico's first LNG export plant.The company…

Van Oord Wins $533M in Offshore Wind Contracts in Poland and Taiwan

Nov 08, 2023

Dutch offshore installation firm Van Oord has been awarded two new offshore wind projects Baltic Power in the Baltic Sea and Greater Changhua 2b and 4 in Taiwan. The contracts have a combined value of more than EUR 500 million (~currently around 533 million)…

Japan Says to Ensure U.S. Sanctions on Russia LNG Project Won't Harm Supplies

Nov 08, 2023

Japan will make sure its energy supplies are not affected by sanctions the United States recently imposed on the Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia in which it has a stake, Industry Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Tuesday.Japan, the world's second-largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyer…

Dolphin Drilling Names Ex-Awilco Drilling CEO as Chief Strategy Officer Amid Offshore Drilling Rebound

Nov 08, 2023

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling said Wednesday it had appointed Jon Oliver Bryce as Chief Strategy Officer, as, the company says, the market for mid-water moored semi-submersibles continues to rebound.Jon Oliver Bryce, the former…

Aker Solutions to Deliver HVDC Offshore Platform for 1.4GW Offshore Wind Farm in UK

Nov 08, 2023

Norway-based Aker Solutions, a provider of solutions, products, and services to the global energy industry, has been awarded a limited notice to proceed contract from Vattenfall for the Norfolk Vanguard West Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Norfolk…

Vestas Q3 Beats Forecast on Higher Turbine Prices, Easing Bottlenecks

Nov 08, 2023

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas on Wednesday reported third-quarter operating profits and revenue above expectations, reflecting an easing of supply chain disruptions and higher prices for turbines, boosting its shares 9% in early trade.The…

Suriname Offers 11 Offshore Blocks in Bidding Round

Nov 08, 2023

A unit of Suriname state-owned energy company Staatsolie on Tuesday launched a competitive bidding round for 11 offshore areas in the country, with bids to be submitted through May.The blocks, in the nearshore and shallow offshore areas, are…

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