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Siemens gets Beatrice wind order

May 23, 2016

Siemens has received a further order for an offshore wind power plant in Scotland. The company is to supply, install, and commission 84 wind turbines, each with a 154m rotor diameter designed to generate 7MW of power, for the 'Beatrice' project…

Statoil enters German wind market

Apr 25, 2016

Statoil has entered into the German offshore wind market, through a 50% acquisition of the Arkona offshore wind farm. Statoil and E.ON also announce the final investment decision on the 385 MW project. The estimated total investment for the project will be in excess of US$1…

Siemens wins Baltic wind farm order

Apr 25, 2016

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation, and commissioning of 60 direct-drive offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of 6MW. The customer for the project is a consortium between the German power provider E.ON, based in Essen…

The Switch gets LNG vessel work

Apr 07, 2016

The Switch, a provider of megawatt-class permanent magnet (PM) machines for advanced marine drive trains, has been selected to deliver its PM shaft generator for an LNG carrier with a 45,000cu m cargo capacity. This order is part of a complete…

Fugro completes EOWDC site work

Apr 04, 2016

Fugro has completed offshore works undertaken in preparation for full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) at Aberdeen Bay, Scotland. The geotechnical site investigation took place at 11 turbine locations to assess the seabed…

Geoquip Marine releases new rig

Mar 04, 2016

Geoquip Marine, a geotechnical engineering and offshore drilling company, will unveil its new GMTR150 rig at Oceanology International in London. The GMTR150 is a twin ram drilling rig that can be used for drilling, coring, sampling and testing in water depths up to 3500m…

DNV GL appoints energy CEO

Mar 03, 2016

DNV GL has appointed Ditlev Engel as the new CEO of its energy business area. Starting 4 April, Engel will succeed acting CEO Elisabeth Harstad and report to the group president and CEO Remi Eriksen. Engel will be based at the DNV GL - Energy headquarters in Arnhem…

NOIA supports Atlantic lease sale rentention

Feb 29, 2016

National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) president Randall Luthi, issued the following statement supporting the Atlantic Offshore Energy Caucus’s call for the Department of the Interior's retention of proposed Atlantic lease sale: “I…

CERAWeek: Potential grows in Africa

Feb 24, 2016

Current oil prices does little to support exploration and expanding developments. However, keeping an eye on the future, sub-saharan African nations show promise. Western African countries, such as Nigeria, have already seen the benefits…

PKA, LEGO Group buy into DONG wind farm

Feb 10, 2016

DONG Energy has signed and completed an agreement to divest 50% of the 258 MW UK offshore wind farm project, Burbo Bank Extension, to Danish pension provider PKA and KIRKBI, parent company of the LEGO Group. Each investor will obtain a 25% ownership interest in the project…

IHS suggests additional CAPEX cuts needed

Feb 08, 2016

The depressed oil price environment is painting a gloomy outlook for North American exploration and production (E&Ps) companies, and further, significant CAPEX cuts are needed in order for the group to demonstrate real financial discipline and align spending more closely with cash flow…

Aqualis contracted for LNG barge study

Feb 04, 2016

Offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Gas Entec to provide an engineering study of a new-build LNG barge that will operate in the US offshore. Aqualis Offshore’s work scope is to provide a…

DONG makes Hornsea FID

Feb 03, 2016

Danish energy group DONG Energy has made a final investment decision (FID) to build the giant Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Once built, Hornsea will be the world's first offshore wind farm with more than 1000 MW capacity. Located 120km off the Yorkshire coast…

GE announces US$1 billion Russian investment

Feb 01, 2016

GE entered into a US$1 billion sourcing program, signing a series of agreements with its Russian strategic partners at the 17th GE Oil & Gas Annual Meeting in Florence. Expanding the scope of their 2013 strategic partnership, GE and Rosneft…

Rystad: US$230 billion in projects delayed due to oil price

Jan 28, 2016

Schedule slippage is an ever-present reality for exploration and production (E&P) projects, especially for the more complex mega-projects, says Norwegian oilfield analysts Rystad. 'In addition to subsurface challenges, above-ground issues…

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