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ORE Catapult Invests in Innovative Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing Facility

Nov 20, 2020

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, UK-based innovation center for offshore renewable energy, is looking to lower costs and speed up the production of the wind turbine blade designs of the future with investment in a prototype blade manufacturing facility…

USA: Fugro Completes Mayflower Wind Site Survey

Nov 20, 2020

Dutch offshore survey services provider Fugro has completed a large site characterization field program off the coast of Massachusetts for Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies and Ocean Winds.The 6‑month program involved…

Inpex Adds More Work for Solstad AHTS Duo at Ichthys Field

Nov 20, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore said Friday that oil and gas company Inpex had extended charters for two of its anchor handlers in Australia.Japan's Inpex had in October 2019 awarded three-year contracts for two Solstad Offshore…

TGS in Argentina, Brazil Offshore Surveys

Nov 20, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas seismic data company TGS has returned to Argentina to complete the previously announced Malvinas 3D Multi-Client offshore survey, and has also announced two new surveys in Brazil.In Argentina, TGS has earlier this week…

PetroNor Acquires Offshore Assets in Guinea Bissau

Nov 20, 2020

Oslo-listed oil and gas company PetroNor has acquired SPE Guinea Bissau AB, a Guinea Bissau subsidiary of Sweden-based Svenska Petroleum. The acquisition entitles sub-Saharan Africa focused PetroNor to become the operator of the Sinapa (Block…

Seadrill: Offshore Drilling Market to Remain Depressed Until Late 2021

Nov 20, 2020

Offshore oil drilling contractor Seadrill expects the market for its rigs to remain depressed until late 2021, the Oslo-listed firm said on Friday as it continued talks with creditors over a debt restructuring.Seadrill, controlled by Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen…

European Union Eyes Mammoth Expansion of Offshore Wind Farms

Nov 20, 2020

The European Union unveiled plans on Thursday to transform its electricity system to rely mostly on renewables within a decade and increase its offshore wind energy capacity 25-fold by 2050.Renewable sources like wind and solar provide roughly a third of EU electricity today…

McDermott Wins Pre-FEED Work at Tata Steel North Sea CCS project

Nov 20, 2020

Engineering and construction firm McDermott has been awarded a Pre Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract from steelmaker Tata Steel for the EVEREST carbon capture and storage project in the Netherlands.EVEREST stands for Enhancing Value by Emissions Reuse and Emission Storage…

Halliburton to Set Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets

Nov 19, 2020

Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co said on Thursday it would set greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in line with what the latest climate science outlines is necessary to meet the goals of the Paris Accord.The announcement comes…

CIMC Gretha SSCV En Route Back to China

Nov 19, 2020

China's CIMC Raffles has informed that the CIMC Gretha semi-submersible crane vessel  left Curacao earlier this month and is on its way back 'home' to China.'CIMC Gretha, the semi-submersible platform managed by CIMC Raffles Asset Management Company…

Golar LNG, Black & Veatch in Green, Blue Floater Tech Push

Nov 19, 2020

Liquefied natural gas shipping firm Golar LNG and the engineering giant Black & Veatch on Thursday said they would expand their long-standing FLNG relationship, and start working on projects involving floating ammonia production, carbon capture…

Brazil: BP Sells Stake in Two Campos Basin Offshore Blocks to PetroRio

Nov 19, 2020

British oil major BP has agreed to sell its stake in two pre-salt offshore blocks in Brazil's Campos Basin to the Brazilian oil company PetroRio.Petro Rio said Thursday that it would acquire 35.7% interest in the BM-C-30 Block containing the Wahoo discovery…

South Korea: Doosan Heavy, SK E&C in Floating Wind Farm Tie-up

Nov 19, 2020

South Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has signed an agreement with compatriot SK Engineering & Construction to collaborate on floating offshore wind farm projects.Under the agreement, SK E&C will take on the development of the wind farm complex…

Bumi Armada Declares 'Force Majeure' on ONGC FPSO Deal as Virus Hits Construction Schedule

Nov 19, 2020

Malaysian FPSO contractor Bumi Armada has declared a 'force majeure' event related to the FPSO contract it has with India's ONGC, citing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the FPSO construction schedule.ONGC, in a joint venture with Shapoorji Pallonji…

'Multiple and Complex' Causes Behind Oseberg B Worker Injury. Breaches of Regulations Found, Too

Nov 19, 2020

The Norwegian oil and gas safety body PSA Norway has found 'multiple complex' factors that led to a worker injury on Equinor's Oseberg B platform, off Norway, in April this year, when a worker fell from a height of 3.6 in an accident that could have been fatal…

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