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CrossWind Hires Fugro for Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm Site Survey

Aug 13, 2020

The CrossWind consortium, a Shell-Eneco JV, which recently won a tender to develop the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm in the Netherlands, has tapped Fugro for site survey work.As part of the contract, Fugro will deliver a comprehensive…

AqualisBraemar to Oversee Construction of Offshore Wind Vessels in China

Aug 13, 2020

Offshore energy consultancy AqualisBraemar will oversee the construction of two self-elevating wind turbine installation vessels in China.The jack-up units will be constructed at Chinese shipyard Dayang Offshore Equipment. The vessels will be built for OuYang Offshore Co…

RWE to Sell Stake in Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm?

Aug 13, 2020

RWE aims to sell a minority stake in British offshore wind farm Humber Gateway, as the German utility seeks to release cash for expansion in renewable energy, two people familiar with the matter said.Morgan Stanley plans to launch the deal, which could value the asset at more than 1…

Wintershall Dea: Dvalin Drilling Completed Ahead of First Gas

Aug 12, 2020

Oil and gas company Wintershall DEA has said that the four-well drilling campaign has been completed on the Dvalin field in the Norwegian Sea, moving the project into the final development phase before first gas.Dvalin is a subsea tieback in…

Petrobras Selling Stake in Santos Basin Block

Aug 12, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras is looking to sell at least half of its stake in a 698 square-kilometer pre-salt block in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil.Petrobras launched a teaser on Monday for the sale of 50% to 100% of its stake in the concession name BM-S-51…

OPEC Downgrades Oil Demand Forecast

Aug 12, 2020

OPEC on Wednesday said world oil demand will fall more steeply in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic and said next year's recovery faces large uncertainties, pointing to growing headwinds for the group and its allies in supporting the market…

Orsted Looking to Farm Down Stake in Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Project

Aug 12, 2020

Danish wind farm developer Orsted is exploring opportunities to sell parts of its Borssele 1 and Borssele 2 offshore wind farms in the Netherlands, CEO Henrik Poulsen said in a call with investors on Wednesday.'We are exploring the potential…

DOF Sells Two Offshore Vessels

Aug 12, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner DOF has through its subsidiary DOF Rederi sold two offshore vessels.DOF said Wednesday it had sold the 2002-built anchor handler Skandi Giant. The AHTS unit has been sold to an unnamed international buyer for an undisclosed fee…

Oilfield Services Employment Diving to 10-Year Low

Aug 12, 2020

Oilfield services sector is set to reach the lowest total workforce count in over 10 years, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, low oil prices, and cuts in spending by the oil companies.'The oil market turmoil brought on by Covid-19 has…

PHOTO: Heerema Breaks Own Heavy-lift Record with Brent Alpha Jacket Removal

Aug 12, 2020

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has broken its recently set heavy lifting record with the removal of Shell's 10100 mT Brent Alpha jacket in the UK North Sea.'This single jacket lift breaks Sleipnir’s recent record for lifting the 8100 mT Jotun-B jacket…

Orsted Beats Q2 Expectations Despite Lower Power Demand

Aug 12, 2020

Denmark's Orsted on Wednesday beat second-quarter operating profit expectations but said lockdown measures had hurt demand for its electricity.The world's largest operator of offshore wind farms said operations had remained stable during the…

Solstad Nets Offshore Wind Deal for Normand Baltic Vessel

Aug 12, 2020

Solstad Offshore's construction support vessel Normand Baltic has won an offshore wind gig in Taiwan.The Norwegian offshore vessel owner said Wednesday the contract for the use of the 2010-built  Normand Baltic was with undisclosed EPIC contractor…

Bladt Names Offshore Wind Specialist as Its New CEO

Aug 12, 2020

Danish offshore construction company Bladt has appointed Anders Søe-Jensen, the former head of both Vestas Offshore Wind and GE Offshore Wind, as its new CEO.He will be succeeding Klaus Steen Mortensen who has decided to step down due to a chronic but not a life-threatening heart condition…

Ex-Pemex Boss Points Finger at Ex-Mexican President in Bribery Scandal

Aug 12, 2020

A former head of Mexican state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) accused of corruption has sought to blame the wrongdoing on his former boss, ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto, and a top aide, said Attorney General Alejandro Gertz on Tuesday…

PHOTO: Saitec's BlueSATH Floating Wind Platform Installed in Spain

Aug 11, 2020

Saitec Offshore Technologies' BlueSATH floating wind platform has been installed and commissioned in its final deployment site in El Abra del Sardinero, Santander, Spain. The BlueSATH was towed from Astander's Dock Pontejos towards its destination 800 meters away off the Cantabrian coast…

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