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Wison Takes Charge of Pre-FEED for Two FLNGs in Nigeria

Jan 22, 2024

Wison New Energies has been appointed to lead the design validation and preliminary front-end engineering and design (Pre-FEED) for two 3MTPA floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) units in Nigeria.The agreement covers the design validation and…

Denmark's Largest Offshore Gas Field On Track for March 2024 Restart

Jan 22, 2024

TotalEnergies and its partners in the Danish Underground Consortium (DUC) have confirmed that Tyra II redevelopment project is on schedule to restart operations in March 2024.DUC – a partnership between TotalEnergies (operator, 43.2%), BlueNord (36…

Equinor and Aker BP Strike Oil Near Munin Field in North Sea

Jan 22, 2024

Equinor has discovered oil in exploration well 30/12-3 S in the North Sea, while drilling the well on behalf of Aker BP, using Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger rig.The well also included a sidetrack, 30/12-3 A, which came up dry. It has permanently plugged and abandoned…

CIP Sets Up New Company to Develop Energy Islands Globally

Jan 19, 2024

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has launched Copenhagen Energy Islands (CEI), a new development company dedicated to developing energy islands globally with backing from Nordic, European, and North American investors.Copenhagen Energy…

Worley Cuts First Stell for Aker BP’s Valhall PWP-Fenris Project

Jan 19, 2024

Worley Rosenberg in Norway has started construction of platform module for the Valhall PWP-Fenris project, being developed by Aker BP and its partners in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.On January 2, 2024, the first steel cut for the utilities…

N-Sea Boosts Fleet with Aquarius-G Subsea Service Vessel

Jan 19, 2024

Subsea solutions provider N-Sea Group has entered into an agreement with Rederij Groen for long-term charter of the vessel Aquarius-G, an offshore support vessel (OSV) built in 2016.With the length of 68.04 meters, 14.95 meters beam and a draught of 5 meters…

Magnora Separates FPSO from Renewables Business

Jan 19, 2024

Oslo-listed company Magnora has decided to separate its legacy business, the divested segment related to floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units for oil and gas industry, from its renewables business, with significant activity in the offshore wind industry…

Odfjell Technology Set to Upgrade Heidrun FSU

Jan 19, 2024

Odfjell Technology has secured a contract from OSM Thome to provide upgrade and modification services on the Heidrun B Floating Storage Unit (FSU), owned by Equinor and partners.Under the contract, Odfjell Technology will provide engineering…

ABB to Deliver Electrical System for ExxonMobil’s Errea Wittu FPSO

Jan 19, 2024

Singapore’s Offshore Frontier Solution – a joint venture between MODEC and Toyo Engineering Corporation – has awarded ABB a contract to deliver a complete electrical system and associated digital solutions for Errea Wittu floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit…

Three Norwegian Oil and Gas Field Permits Invalidated on Environmental Grounds

Jan 18, 2024

Three permits given by the Norwegian government to develop new offshore oil and gas fields were found to be invalid on Thursday because their environmental impact was not sufficiently assessed, in a ruling that could set a precedent for new fields…

US Plugs in First Large Offshore Wind Farm as Developers Play Catch-up

Jan 18, 2024

The U.S. offshore wind industry reached an important milestone on January 2 when Vineyard Wind 1, the country’s first large scale project, supplied first power to the Massachusetts grid.“As the nation’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm this is a fairly momentous event…

100 Odfjell Drillers on Equinor’s Mariner Platform to Go on 3-Month Strike

Jan 18, 2024

UK-based workers' union Unite confirmed on Thursday that around 100 offshore drillers employed by Odfjell Technology and working on Equinor’s Mariner platform are set to strike over three months to secure improvements to working rotas.Unite members voted unanimously in favor of strike action…

WoodMac: Asian LNG Demand Could Rise 5% in 2024

Jan 18, 2024

Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) demand is projected to increase by 5% at 12 million tons (Mt) in 2024, following a 2% at 5 Mt growth in 2023, according to the most recent report by Wood Mackenzie.China, the world’s largest LNG import market…

Equinor Awards $143M Contract for Snøhvit Future Project

Jan 18, 2024

On behalf of the Snøhvit partners, Equinor has awarded a construction and installation contract to Leonhard Nilsen & Sønner (LNS) to build a tunnel and landfall for the project expected to strengthen Norway’s position as a long-term supplier of gas produced with very low greenhouse gas emissions…

Valeura Gears Up for Busy Year in Gulf of Thailand

Jan 18, 2024

Canada-based oil and gas company Valeura Energy has announced plans to invest around $8 million in 2024 for new exploration within its Gulf of Thailand licenses, with opportunities identified in Wassana North, Nong Yao D, and the Ratree Prospect…

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