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Heerema Marine Contractors Says Will Become Carbon Neutral in 2020

Oct 02, 2020

Dutch offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors said this week that it plans to become carbon neutral in 2020. This will, according to Heerema, make the company 'the first carbon-neutral marine contractor.'Heerema produces carbon emissions through fuel combustion…

Ulstein Designs "Zero-Emission" Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Oct 02, 2020

Norwegian shipbuilding and design company Ulstein has launched the design for a 'zero-emission' hydrogen-powered offshore wind turbine installation vessel.'Ulstein's second hydrogen hybrid design for the offshore wind industry, the ULSTEIN J102 zero-emission wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV)…

DOF's Skandi Vega Firm with Equinor till May 2022

Oct 02, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor has extended the contract for the 2010-built Skandi Vega anchor handler, owned by DOF.DOF, which employs 3,500 people worldwide, said Thursday that Equinor had declared an option to extend the firm period of Skandi Vega from 6 months to 2 years…

Long-Term Charter in Australia for Solstad's Platform Supplier

Oct 02, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has won a long-term charter in Australia for its Normand Skimmer platform supply vessel.Solstad said Thursday that the contract was for five-years firm, with an unnamed 'major international company…

Workers' Strike Could Hit Output form Six Offshore Fields in Norway

Oct 02, 2020

The escalation of a strike among offshore oil workers in Norway could affect production from six fields with a total output of 330,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd), the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) said on Friday.Norway's…

Equinor to Cut Exploration Staff by About 30%

Oct 02, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor plans to cut its exploration staff by about 30% globally by 2023 to reduce costs as the COVID-19 pandemic reduces demand for petroleum, the company said on Friday.Equinor said it wanted to focus on selected areas when searching for new oil and gas resources…

Shawcor's Coatings for Payara

Oct 02, 2020

Pipeline coatings company Shawcor will deliver thermal insulation and anti-corrosion coating services for the ExxonMobil-operated Payara development offshore Guyana.ExxonMobil, with its partners Hess and CNOOC, sanctioned the development of the Payara oil field earlier this week…

Aker BP Ready to Fire Up Ærfugl Offshore Field Phase 1

Oct 02, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP is ready to start production from the first phase of its Ærfugl gas and condensate field in the Norwegian Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said Friday.Ærfugl will be developed in two phases, both with three wells…

Energean Buys Field Support Vessel for Karish Field Ops

Oct 02, 2020

Oil and gas company Energean has agreed to buy a Field Support Vessel (FSV) from Prime Marine Energy for $33.25 million.Energean will use the vessel for work in Israel where it is working to bring online the Karish offshore gas field.'The FSV…

Norway: Aker Solutions Nets Tommeliten Alpha Work with ConocoPhillips

Oct 02, 2020

Norway's Aker Solutions has signed contracts with ConocoPhillips to deliver a subsea production system for the Tommeliten Alpha discovery off Norway, and to conduct a front-end engineering and design (FEED) for modifications on the Ekofisk installations to integrate the Tommeliten Alpha discovery…

Noble Shareholders Set to Approve $4.2B Chevron Deal

Oct 01, 2020

Noble Energy Inc shareholders on Friday are expected to approve its sale to Chevron for about $4.2 billion in stock, cementing the first big energy deal since the coronavirus crushed global fuel demand.The purchase would boost Chevron's U.S…

BP, Golar Agree 11-month Delay for Gimi FLNG

Oct 01, 2020

Golar LNG has informed that force majeure events have been lifted on the GIMI FLNG the company is building for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project in Senegal/Mauritania offshore area, and that the project would be delayed for 11 months compared to the original schedule…

TechnipFMC Nets 'Large' Subsea Order from Exxon for Payara Development in Guyana

Oct 01, 2020

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC said it has won a large contract to supply subsea equipment for ExxonMobil's Payara development offshore Guyana, following the oil major's FID on the project on Wednesday.Under the contract, TechnipFMC will manufacture and deliver the subsea production system…

Drydocks Starts Building SPM Buoy for Orwell Offshore

Oct 01, 2020

Dubai-based Drydocks World has started construction of a single point mooring buoy for Orwell Offshore's “Lekki SPM Project.”The SPM is planned to be installed in the petroleum product handling facility at the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos State…

Charter Signed for First-ever U.S.-flagged Jones Act Compliant SOV

Oct 01, 2020

Offshore vessel operator Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) will build and operate the first-ever U.S. flagged Jones Act compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV), used for offshore wind farm operation and maintenance works.Edison Chouest Offshore…

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