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Norwegian Seismic Firm SeaBird Exploration Bags First Offshore Wind Gig

Apr 14, 2021

Norwegian company SeaBird Exploration, known for its seismic survey services in the offshore oil and gas space, has won a contract in the offshore wind industry.In what is SeaBird's first foray into the offshore wind industry, the company said…

Ex-Bibby Offshore Man Takes Helm of Decom North Sea

Apr 14, 2021

Decom North Sea (DNS), a UK-based body dedicated to the oil and gas decommissioning sector, has announced the appointment of Fraser Moonie, former COO of Bibby Offshore, as Chief Executive Officer.  'Well-known across the international marketplace…

Remus Horizons Moves to Take Over FAR, Enter Senegal Offshore Block

Apr 14, 2021

Private investment fund Remus Horizons has launched a conditional takeover offer for the Australian oil company FAR, which owns a stake in the RSSD offshore area in Senegal, containing the Sangomar offshore oil development.FAR has recently agreed to sell its stake in the Sangomar to Woodside…

BP Makes Oil Discovery at Puma West Well in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 14, 2021

BP on Tuesday announced an oil discovery at the Puma West prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The well, located in the Green Canyon Block 821, was drilled by BP on behalf of partners Chevron and Talos Energy.It is located west of the…

U.S. Appeals Court Affirms Atlantic, Arctic Offshore Leasing Bans

Apr 14, 2021

A federal appeals court on Tuesday confirmed bans on offshore oil leasing in most federal Arctic waters and in the Atlantic after the Trump Administration tried to open them up to development.The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said President Joe…

Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint - Ireland's Coal-fired Plant Site to Become Green Energy Hub

Apr 13, 2021

Ireland's state-owned Electricity Supply Board (ESB) last Friday announced a decision to convert Moneypoint, the country's only coal-fired power plant, into the country's first green energy production hub as part of the project called Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint…

Aibel: Large Johan Sverdrup P2 Platform Module Leaves Thailand

Apr 13, 2021

Norwegian company Aibel, specializing in the construction of modules for offshore oil and gas platforms, last week saw the giant Main Support Frame (MSF) module for the Johan Sverdrup P2 platform in Norway leave its yard in Thailand, two years after the start of the construction…

Aquaterra Energy Bags its Largest Riser Analysis Contract

Apr 13, 2021

Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has said it has won its largest riser analysis contract to date, with an unnamed 'major Middle Eastern operator.'Under the five-year agreement, Aquaterra will provide green and brownfield riser analysis…

Swedish Wave Energy Tech Developer Attracts Funding

Apr 13, 2021

Swedish wave energy technology developer Novige AB has received funding from the Swedish Energy Agency for its NoviOcean wave energy converter concept.Novige got a budget of 5.6 MSEK (USD 652,201) approved by the Swedish Energy Agency, where 1…

Bilfinger Salamis Enters Collaboration with Wind Turbine Blade Repair Firm GEV

Apr 13, 2021

Energy industry operations, maintenance and asset integrity contractor Bilfinger Salamis UK has formed a strategic partnership with Hull-based blade repair and maintenance specialists GEV Wind Power (GEV), bolstering its position in the renewables market…

Total, Siemens Energy Partner Up to Cut LNG Related Emissions

Apr 13, 2021

French energy major Total and Siemens Energy have signed a technical collaboration agreement to study sustainable solutions for CO2 emissions reduction. The collaboration will focus on natural gas liquefaction facilities and associated power generation…

Gallery: BP's Giant Argos Platform Arrives in Texas

Apr 13, 2021

BP's behemoth Argos offshore oil platform, the centerpiece of the company's $9 billion Mad Dog 2 project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, has arrived in the U.S. after a 16,000-mile journey from South Korea.The platform, loaded onboard Boskalis' BOKA Vanguard heavy transport vessel…

One-Year Extension: Petrofac to Keep Servicing NEO Energy's North Sea Assets

Apr 13, 2021

Oilfield services company Petrofac has secured a one-year extension to its integrated services contract with NEO Energy in the UK North Sea.'The extension, awarded eight months ahead of the renewal date, takes Petrofac’s contract for operations…

NJ's PSEG Wraps Buy of 25% in 1,1GW U.S. Offshore Wind Project from Ørsted

Apr 13, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has completed the sale of a 25% stake in its 1,1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind project off the coast of Atlantic City to New Jersey’s Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG).Ocean Wind is a 1,100 MW offshore wind farm located 15 miles off the coast of southern New Jersey…

Woodside CEO Coleman to Retire in June

Apr 13, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Woodside said Tuesday its CEO Peter Coleman would retire from the company on June 3, 2021.'This follows the announcement in December 2020 of Mr. Coleman’s intention to retire from Woodside in 2021, by which time Mr…

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