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Liebherr: Key Milestone Reached with Alfa Lift Crane Construction

Nov 05, 2020

Crane specialist Liebherr has informed that a key milestone has been achieved with the construction of the Liebherr Heavy Lift Crane 150000-3000 for OHT's Alfa Lift offshore wind turbine foundation installation vessel.Liebherr said Thursday…

McDermott Ships Second Batch of Topside Modules for Modec FPSO

Nov 05, 2020

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott on Thursday announced the second shipment of topside modules for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for Japans' Modec.The new shipment comes just weeks after the first…

Siemens Gamesa Shares Up as Wind Power Firm Sees Rising Margins

Nov 05, 2020

Shares in Siemens Gamesa rose on Thursday after it confirmed forecasts for a steady rise in margins until 2023, even though a small operating profit in the fourth quarter was not enough to save the wind turbine maker from an annual loss.Beset by a slowdown in the Indian market…

ADM Energy Names CFO

Nov 05, 2020

ADM Energy, an AIM-listed oil and gas investing company with interest in the Aje oil field offshore Nigeria, has appointed Lionel Therond as its Chief Financial Officer.West Africa-focused ADM said this week that Therond had 35 years' experience in the oil & gas sector and investment banking…

Australia's Santos Secures $750M Loan

Nov 05, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Santos has executed documentation to enter into a new US$750 million syndicated bank loan, to refinance existing debt facility established for the acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ northern Australian and Timor-Leste assets…

VIDEO: Final Topside Module Installed on Eni's Coral Sul FLNG

Nov 05, 2020

The last of 13 topside modules has been lifted and installed aboard Eni's Mozambique-bound Coral-Sul FLNG facility, being built by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea.The lifting of the module marks the end of the onshore-modules fabrication…

Petrogas Charters Maersk Drilling Jack-Up for North Sea Wells

Nov 05, 2020

Oil and gas company Petrogas E&P Netherlands has hired Maersk Drilling's jack-up rig Maersk Resilient to drill three wells in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The 110-day contract for the harsh-environment drilling unit is expected to start…

Scotland Sets 11GW Offshore Wind Target

Nov 04, 2020

The Scottish Government plans to increase offshore wind capacity to 11 gigawatts (GW) of energy installed by 2030 – which is, as the government has said, enough to power more than eight million homes.Currently, Scotland, with a population of around 5…

Tamarind Buys Rubicon Intrepid FPSO

Nov 04, 2020

Tamarind Resources said Tuesday it had acquired the Rubicon Intrepid FPSO from the owner Rubicon. The Rubicon Intrepid, converted into an FPSO from a shuttle tanker in 2007/2008, has been operating at the Galoc field offshore the Philippines at SC14C…

Coronavirus Surge Throws Oil Recovery into Reverse

Nov 04, 2020

Oil futures prices have started to signal OPEC+ may have to do more to offset a second wave of coronavirus and a renewed economic slowdown.Between mid-September and mid-October, Brent’s six-month calendar spread had been tightening, a signal…

UK: Subsea Expo Delayed Due to Covid-19 Restrictions

Nov 04, 2020

Subsea Expo - a UK-based event focused on subsea engineering - has been postponed due to the current coronavirus-imposed restrictions.Subsea UK, the organizer of the event said Wednesday that the three-day conference and exhibition, along with the annual Subsea Awards dinner…

IKM Group Acquires Acona

Nov 04, 2020

Norway's IKM Group said Wednesday it has acquired 100% shares in the Norwegian offshore oil and gas consultancy Acona.Acona provides services within Well Management and Engineering, Environmental & HSEQ&Risk Services, Field Development, and Consultancy Services…

Total Looking to Sell Stakes in Several Offshore Oil Fields in Angola?

Nov 04, 2020

Total is seeking to sell stakes in a number of Angolan oilfields, in what is seen as an early sign of an expected wave of divestments by big energy companies from the West African country, industry sources said.Total could raise around $300…

Report: BP Selling London HQ for $324M

Nov 04, 2020

British oil major BP is close to selling its central London headquarters for about 250 million pounds [around $324,4 million] as the coronavirus pandemic has forced the company to cut costs, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.The office…

Australia: Santos Strikes Gas Sales Deal with Kleenheat

Nov 04, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Santos gas signed a new gas sales agreement to supply natural gas to Western Australian energy solutions provider, Kleenheat.Kleenheat is part of Wesfarmers Chemical, Energy and Fertilisers (WesCEF), a group of businesses that will also utilize the gas…

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