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Prysmian Picked for Cable Works at RWE's Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 17, 2020

Italian power cable company Prysmian has won a contract to provide export cables for RWE Renewable’s largest offshore wind project, 1.4 gigawatt (GW) Sofia offshore wind farm, in the UK North Sea.Prysmian will provide a turn-key high voltage subsea and land export cable connection…

Suriname Offers 8 Blocks in Shallow Waters

Nov 17, 2020

Suriname's Staatsolie has offered eight offshore exploration blocks in the shallow waters off the coast of South America's smaller country up for bidding.Staatsolie, the national oil company of Suriname, said the blocks, covering around 13,524 km2…

U.S. BOEM to Hold First 2021 Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale in March

Nov 17, 2020

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), a Department of Interior agency responsible for the management of offshore energy leases, has picked March 2021 for the first U.S. Gulf of Mexico lease sale next year.BOEM will offer 78.2 million acres for a region-wide Gulf of Mexico lease sale…

OPT PowerBuoy Tested at DeepStar's 'Zero Carbon Power for Electric Subsea Operations' Project

Nov 17, 2020

Ocean energy technology developer Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has received a DeepStar project award to study the use of its PB3 PowerBuoy to provide remotely controllable zero-carbon power for deepwater subsea oil production applications…

Equinor: Oil Demand to Peak Earlier Than Previously Thought Due to Virus

Nov 17, 2020

Oil firm Equinor expects global oil demand to peak by around 2027-2028, two-free years earlier than the company previously saw, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it said on Tuesday.There is no agreement on when oil demand could peak, but…

CGG Wins Two Large-scale Seismic Reprocessing Contracts with PTTEP

Nov 17, 2020

French seismic data company CGG has been awarded two large-scale complex seismic reprocessing contracts by the Thai national oil company PTTEP.CGG said PTTEP was investing in the rejuvenation of pre-existing data sets from two regions offshore Malaysia…

Topside Integration Works Kick Off on Liza Unity FPSO in Singapore

Nov 16, 2020

SBM Offshore, a Dutch FPSO specialist, has informed that the topside integration phase has kicked off in Singapore on the Liza Unity FPSO. Once completed the FPSO will be deployed at ExxonMobil's Stabroek offshore block in Guyana, and will be Guyana's second FPSO in production…

OPEC+ Starts Talks to Weigh Further Steps to Support Oil Market

Nov 16, 2020

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies started meetings on Monday that will look at further action to support the oil market in 2021, as the second wave of coronavirus weighs on demand and prices.OPEC and allies led by Russia…

Aker Solutions Launches Call to Action to Speed Up Energy Transition

Nov 16, 2020

Norwegian offshore energy services firm Aker Solutions, which last week merged with Kvaerner, on Monday launched a campaign aimed at speeding up 'the transition to sustainable energy production.'The company, which has 15,000 employees around the world…

Sapura Energy Wins E&C and Drilling Deals Worth $148,4M

Nov 16, 2020

Malaysia's Sapura Energy has, via its engineering & construction and drilling subsidiaries, recently won contracts worth RM611 million (around 148,4 million).Sapura Energy Berhad (“Sapura Energy' or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that…

Fugro, NYK to Provide Geotechnical Services for Offshore Wind Sector in Japan

Nov 16, 2020

Dutch-based Fugro and Japan's NYK Group have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide offshore geotechnical services in Japan.The two companies will also collaborate on a feasibility study into jointly operating a specialist investigation vessel for renewables projects…

Modec Takes Delivery of Carioca MV30 FPSO

Nov 13, 2020

Chinese shipbuilder Cosco Dalian has completed the construction of the Carioca MV30 FPSO for Japan's Modec.The 332 meters long Carioca FPSO - converted from Flandre VLCC - will be deployed at the Sépia field operated by Petrobras, located in…

CorPower Secures 10-year Marine License in Portugal for Wave Energy Project

Nov 13, 2020

CorPower Ocean, a Sweden-based developer of wave energy converters, has secured a 10-year license marine license in Portugal.The company said the license provides a ‘Permit for the Private Use of the Maritime Space’ up to 12 miles off the coast of Aguçadoura in northern Portugal…

Woodmac: 2-degree Pathway Could Lead to 65% Drop in Upstream Gas Investments

Nov 13, 2020

Energy intelligence group Wood Mackenzie has said that a world on a 2-degree celsius pathway could significantly reduce upstream gas investments - by 65% through to 2040.To remind, countries that signed the famous Paris Agreement in 2016, committed…

Report: OPEC+ Oil Output Cuts Compliance at 101 Pct

Nov 13, 2020

The compliance of OPEC+ with oil production cuts in October was seen at 101%, three OPEC+ sources told Reuters on Friday, maintaining a strong level of adherence to their supply-cut pact.The compliance assessment will be reviewed and confirmed…

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