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Vattenfall Selects Hvide Sande as Service Port for Danish Offshore Wind Farms

Apr 15, 2021

Swedish power firm Vattenfall has chosen Hvide Sande Harbour in Denmark as its service port for Vesterhav Syd and Nord wind farms in the Danish part of the North Sea. The move will create around 50 new jobs.Danish Energy Agency has approved…

Woodside, Santos Investors Strike Down Activist's Push for Oil and Gas Operations Wind-down

Apr 15, 2021

Investors in Australia's top two independent oil and gas producers on Thursday rejected an activist group's push to get the companies to spell out plans to wind down their operations to help curb global warming.The resolutions were ultimately…

Semco Maritime to Name Vattenfall's Wind Boss to the Board

Apr 15, 2021

Danish offshore energy services company Semco Maritime said Thursday that Gunnar Groebler would be nominated as a new board member of the company.With the appointment of Groebler, a German citizen who's worked for the Swedish power firm Vattenfall since 1999…

U.S. Ready to Facilitate Maritime Border Dispute Talks Between Israel and Lebanon

Apr 15, 2021

The United States stands ready to facilitate maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel that will have benefits for the crisis-hit Lebanese economy, a U.S. envoy said on Thursday.On a visit to Beirut, Under Secretary of State David Hale…

Prosafe Ordered to Pay $55,5M to Westcon in Rig Conversion Dispute

Apr 15, 2021

A Norwegian appeal court has ordered the offshore accommodation firm Prosafe to pay NOK 465 million (~$55,49 million) to Westcon Yards, overturning the Stavanger District Court's order from 2018, related to a conversion work on an offshore accommodation rig…

MMHE to Build Offshore Platform, Pipeline for SapuraOMV's Jerun Field

Apr 15, 2021

Malaysia's offshore energy infrastructure construction firm Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) has won a contract from SapuraOMV to build and install a platform and pipelines for the oil company's SK408W Jerun Development Project, offshore Sarawak…

Petronas Awards 3-Year Well Intervention Deal to Welltec

Apr 15, 2021

Offshore energy technology company Welltec has secured a three-year contract with the Malaysian oil firm Petronas as the sole provider of downhole conveyance and powered mechanical services for Petronas' Malaysia operations.Espen Dalland, Area…

FAR Postpones Vote on Sangomar Sale as Shareholders Study Remus Offer

Apr 15, 2021

Australia's oil and gas explorer FAR Ltd on Thursday postponed a vote on the sale of its stake in an oil project off Senegal for the third time while investors study a takeover offer from private investment firm Remus Horizons.Remus' A$209.6 million ($161…

Total Delays Offshore Drilling Plans in South Africa

Apr 14, 2021

French oil major Total has decided to postpone its application for additional drilling in a South African offshore gas block, a letter seen by Reuters from the consultancy conducting the environmental and social assessment showed.The delay is…

Wintershall Dea to Boost Oil and Gas Exploration with AI Search Engine

Apr 14, 2021

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea said Wednesday it would boost its exploration processes with the roll-out of an artificial intelligence search engine.'The Exploration Advisory Tool, developed in partnership with IBM, uses the latest…

Hempel Coatings to Protect Orbital O2 Tidal Energy Turbine

Apr 14, 2021

Coatings specialist Hempel said it has provided coatings to protect the Orbital O2 tidal energy turbine – dubbed the world’s most powerful tidal turbine. O2 is set to operate at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the Orkney Islands in the UK…

OHT CEO Torgeir Ramstad Discusses the Company's Offshore Wind Push

Apr 14, 2021

OHT was born to perform heavy lift in the offshore oil and gas business, and has evolved to position itself to lead in the booming offshore renewables sector, including a contract to work in the mammoth Dogger Bank offshore wind build-out. Torgeir Ramstad…

Six Rescued, Dozen Missing After Lift Boat Capsizes in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 14, 2021

Six people were rescued near the coast of Louisiana after a commercial [lift boat] capsized about eight miles off Port Fourchon on the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said late Tuesday.About a dozen people are still missing after the 129…

Chevron, Moreld Invest in Floating Wind Tech Firm Ocergy

Apr 14, 2021

Oil major Chevron has, via its Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), entered the offshore wind arena through investment in Ocergy, a company developing floating offshore wind turbine foundation technology and environmental monitoring buoy.Ocergy…

IKM Acona Hires Havila PSV

Apr 14, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Havila Shipping has secured a contract for its platform supply vessel Havila Borg.The contract is with IKM Acona AS, a company providing well management and engineering services for the oil and gas industry…

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