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Baker Hughes Gets Multi-Year P&A Contract from Petrobras for Fields Off Brazil

Jun 10, 2024

U.S. oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has secured a contract from Brazil state-owned oil and gas major Petrobras for workover and plug and abandonment (P&A) services in pre-salt and post-salt fields offshore Brazil.The multi-year project, set to start in the first half of 2025, will be managed with Baker Hughes’ integrated solutions portfolio to optimize performance for Petrobras.Baker Hughes’ integrated approach will deploy wireline…

Wood Completes Preliminary Engineering for Aramco’s Giant CCS Hub in Saudi Arabia

Jun 10, 2024

Wood has completed the front-end engineering and design (FEED) scope for the first phase of Aramco’s Accelerated Carbon Capture and Sequestration (ACCS) project in Saudi Arabia, expected to be the world’s largest carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) hub…

Six Innovators Selected to Advance New York’s Offshore Wind Potential

Jun 07, 2024

The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub, led by Equinor, has selected six companies that will receive support to further develop their ideas and advance offshore wind’s potential in New York.Six companies were selected from a pool of 78 applicants…

Equinor Picks Emerson Downhole Monitoring Kit for Rosebank Field

Jun 06, 2024

Equinor has selected engineering services firm Emerson to provide advanced well completion monitoring systems for its Rosebank oil and gas field in the North Sea, the U.K.'s largest undeveloped offshore field.Emerson’s suite of Roxar downhole…

Shearwater Kicks Off Pelotas Basin 3D Survey Off Brazil

Jun 05, 2024

Shearwater GeoServices has ramped up its multi-client activity by starting the Pelotas Basin 3D survey, offshore Brazil.The survey represents the fifth multi-client 3D acquisition project so far for Shearwater, the company said.The Pelotas Basin…

DNV Certifies COWI’s Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations for Empire Wind 1

Jun 05, 2024

COWI North America, a subsidiary of engineering company COWI, has achieved approval certification body DNV for its offshore wind turbine foundations design for Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 offshore New York.COWI developed optimized foundation designs for 54 15MW turbines…

Malaysia’s MMHE Books Offshore Wind OSS Work for Petrofac

Jun 04, 2024

Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings (MHB), through its wholly owned and major subsidiary Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE), has secured a subcontract to build an HVDC offshore substation (OSS) platform from Petrofac in support of TenneT’s 2GW project in the Netherlands…

Bardex Mooring System Takes Home Woelfel BMEA Award

May 31, 2024

U.S.-based engineering company Bardex has won the 39th Annual Woelfel Best Mechanical Engineering Achievement Award for its Off Vessel Tensioning (OVT) BarLatch mooring system.The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) confers the prestigious award to recognize a product…

Huisman Inks Deepwater Crane Supply Deal with Malaysia’s Oilfield Services Firm

May 29, 2024

Dutch company Huisman has secured its first contract from Coastal International Marine, part of Malaysia-based oil and gas services company Coastal Contracts, for the supply of deepwater Knuckle Boom Crane.The Knuckle Boom Crane has a lifting…

Cargotec Proceeds with MacGregor Sale as Offshore Wind Dispute Gets Resolved

May 28, 2024

MacGregor has settled the dispute with a monopile installation vessel customer as its parent company Cargotec goes forward with the sale of the business.As announced on April 30, 2024 in Cargotec’s interim report January–March 2024, MacGregor…

Brunvoll to Equip REM Offshore's Next-Gen Subsea Construction Vessel

May 16, 2024

Brunvoll has signed a contract with Myklebust Verft shipyard for the delivery of a thruster package to REM Offshore’s new energy subsea construction vessel (ESCV).The contract is for one vessel with an additional vessel as an option.Brunvoll…

US DOE Picks Five Finalists to Advance Plans for Floating Wind Technologies

May 16, 2024

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected five floating wind technologies as winners of phase two of the FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize, designed to inspire solutions to challenges of large-scale production and deployment of floating wind turbines…

Foundation Installs Kick Off at Dogger Bank B

May 14, 2024

Foundation installation work has commenced for the second phase of what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank, in the U.K. North Sea.Seaway7’s vessels Seaway Strashnov and Seaway Alfa Lift have commenced installation…

Japan’s First Offshore Solar Demonstrator Hits Water in Tokyo

May 09, 2024

Dutch-Norwegian floating solar company SolarDuck, in collaboration with Japanese partners, has completed the installation of Japan’s first offshore floating solar demonstrator which will be used to power electric vehicles and boats.Together with its project partners Tokyu Land Corporation…

Ørsted Picks ABL for Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Services

May 09, 2024

Ørsted has appointed energy and marine consultancy ABL to provide marine warranty survey services for the offshore transportation and installation (T&I) of wind turbines and cables package for the 920 MW Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan…

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