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East Mediterranean: Six Countries Form Gas Forum in Egypt

Sep 22, 2020

Six states signed a charter for an Egypt-based energy forum on Tuesday, giving formal status to a group that seeks to promote natural gas exports from the eastern Mediterranean and that Israel hopes will strengthen ties with Arab neighbors.Egypt…

Oil & Gas FIDs to Rebound to Pre-Pandemic Levels from 2022, Rystad says

Sep 22, 2020

Oil and gas project sanctions, especially in the offshore segment, are expected to rebound next year compared to the COVID-19 ravaged 2020, and even exceed the pre-pandemic levels from 2022 onwards, energy market analysts from Rystad Energy have said…

Repsol Picks Stena Drilling Rig for Mexican Ops

Sep 22, 2020

Spanish oil firm Repsol has awarded a drilling contract to offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling for a drilling campaign in Mexico.Stena Drilling said Monday that it had signed a contract with Repsol after a competitive tender exercise…

INEOS in Belgium's 'Largest Ever' Offshore Wind Power Purchase Deal

Sep 22, 2020

UK-based chemicals giant INEOS will buy electricity from Engie’s Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium over a 10-year period, in what INEOS said was “the largest ever purchase contract of wind energy for heavy industry in Belgium.”According to INEOS…

DOF Subsea Nets Two APAC Gigs

Sep 22, 2020

Norwegian subsea services company DOF Subsea has won two contracts in the Asia Pacific region, including work for its Skandi Singaporedive support vessel.DOF Subsea said Tuesday that the first project involved saturation diving, with the Skandi…

Aker BP Hires Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger Drilling Rig

Sep 22, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has signed a drilling contract with Odfjell Drilling.The contract is for the use of Odfjell Drilling's 2010-built Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible drilling rig.The rig is currently employed by the French oil major Total in South Africa on a $438…

SeaBird Exploration Wins Seismic Work in Gulf of Mexico

Sep 22, 2020

Oslo-listed seismic surveyor SeaBird Exploration has said it has secured a new contract in the Gulf of Mexico.SeaBird said Monday it had received a letter of award for an Ocean Bottom Node source contract in the Gulf of Mexico. The company did…

Dutch, UK Grid Firms Consider Connecting Offshore Wind Farms

Sep 22, 2020

The Dutch-German grid company TenneT and Britain's National Grid said on Tuesday they have signed an agreement to investigate connecting their offshore wind turbine farms in the North Sea via undersea cables.In a joint statement, the companies…

Final Approvals Granted for BP's Ironbark Drilling Project in Australia

Sep 22, 2020

Oil major BP has secured final approvals required to start drilling at its Ironbark-1 offshore well in exploration permit WA359-P in W. Australia, around 170 km offshore from Karratha.The Well Operations Management Plan and the Safety Case for…

Keppel Offshore & Marine Clinches $146,5M in New Orders

Sep 22, 2020

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured new construction orders worth around S$200 million (USD146,5 million). The orders include the construction of a Floating Storage Regasification Unit, as well as the largest U.S. hopper dredger…

GE's Giant 13MW Offshore Wind Turbines to Debut at Dogger Bank A & B

Sep 22, 2020

Wind turbine constructor GE Renewable Energy will supply its giant 13MW Haliade-X wind turbines for the Dogger Bank wind farm phases A and B. Dogger Bank is a giant offshore wind farm project in the UK, jointly owned by SSE and Equinor. Once completed…

MHI Vestas CEO to Chair European Wind Energy Association WindEurope

Sep 21, 2020

Philippe Kavafyan, CEO offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, will chair Europe’s wind energy association, WindEurope, for the next 18 months.Kavafyan has been elected Chair of WindEurope by the association’s Board of Directors…

Seafox Pushes to Oust GMS Directors

Sep 21, 2020

Gulf Marine Services, a provider of jack-up service vessels for the offshore energy industry, has received a letter from Seafox, a rival, and a holder of 29.9% of shares in GMS, seeking removal of four of GMS' directors from the board.To remind…

Mermaid, Meitech JV to Target Decom Projects in Gulf of Thailand

Sep 21, 2020

Mermaid Maritime, a Thai-based offshore services company has entered into a joint venture with Singapore's Meitech, part of Indonesia's EPCI contractor Meindo, to target offshore decommissioning work in the Gulf of ThailandMermaid said the joint…

Report: Shell in Major O&G Cost-cutting Push to Prepare for Energy Transition

Sep 21, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell is looking to slash up to 40% off the cost of producing oil and gas in a major drive to save cash so it can overhaul its business and focus more on renewable energy and power markets, sources told Reuters.Shell’s new cost-cutting review…

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