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Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to Install CFXD Wind Turbines

Mar 23, 2020

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has been awarded a contract to transport and install wind turbines selected for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms (CFXD) in Taiwan.The contract for the transportation and installation of MHI Vestas Offshore V174-9…

Equinor Delays Offshore Maintenance due to Coronavirus

Mar 20, 2020

Norway's Equinor said on Friday it will delay spring maintenance work at its Arctic liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant and five offshore platforms due to the coronavirus outbreak.Separately, Norway's gas system operator Gassco said annual maintenance…

Equinor Puts Off Canadian Offshore Project

Mar 19, 2020

Norway's Equinor and Canada's Husky Energy have reportedly pulled brakes on the plan to develop the Bay du Nord project offshore Canada, Reuters reported on Thursday.'Equinor and partner Husky Energy have decided to defer the Bay du Nord development…

Offshore Equipment Firm KenzFigee Opens UK Business

Mar 17, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment and service supplier KenzFigee has established a UK subsidiary KenzFigee (UK) Ltd. citing increasing demand for its services, and the need to position its services closer to its UK clients.'Following a growing demand…

JOG Leads Study for Wider Greater Buchan Area Development

Mar 16, 2020

UK-Focused oil firm Jersey Oil & Gas will lead the study aimed at forming a hub to potentially develop oil discoveries made by several operators in the Greater Buchan Area in the UK North Sea.JOG said Monday has established and will lead the…

Dorado Work Unaffected by Recent Global Events, Carnarvon Says

Mar 16, 2020

Carnarvon Petroleum, a partner in Santos-operated Dorado oil field off W. Australia, has said that work on the FEED for the Dorado development continues unabated by the recent global events.Carnarvon stressed that the spread of the COVID-19 virus and the fall in oil prices were serious matters…

Oceaneering Takes a Digital Dive into 3D Simulation

Mar 13, 2020

Offshore engineering company expects to reduce mission-readiness time by 30% and training times by 20% through high fidelity, real-time 3D simulations.Houston-based Oceaneering International Inc. is a global leader in the subsea engineering and applied technology field…

Sapura Installs Hokchi Satellite Platform in Mexico

Mar 13, 2020

Malaysia’s Sapura Energy has completed the installation of a satellite platform topside offshore Mexico, as part of Hokchi Energy's Hokchi field development.In a post on social media on Friday, Sapura Energy said it successfully lifted and set down the Hokchi Satellite Platform topside…

Chevron Studies Spending, Production Cuts in Face of Oil Rout

Mar 10, 2020

Chevron said it is looking at ways to cut spending, which could lead to lower near-term oil and gas production, following the recent collapse in the oil price. The U.S. company is the first oil major to confirm it is reassessing its spending in the wake of the price collapse…

DNV GL Awards 'First of its Kind' Floating Solar Certificate

Mar 09, 2020

Global classification society DNV GL has awarded a conformity statement to Norwegian solar energy company Ocean Sun for its floating solar design methodology.The conformity statement is the first of its kind and was issued following a thorough…

Serica Resumes Production from Bruce Platform

Mar 09, 2020

London-listed Serica Energy has resumed production from its Bruce platform in the UK sector of the North Sea, following a halt in January.Production was halted on Bruce while engineering work was carried out to secure an unused caisson, which was found to be in a deteriorated condition…

Worley Lands Chirag Platform Work Off Azerbaijan

Mar 06, 2020

BP-operated Azerbaijan International Operating Co. (AIOC) has awarded Worley a contract for engineering, procurement and construction services as part of a gas lift project. Under the contract, ASX-listed oilfield services firm Worley will provide engineering…

Prysmian to Deliver Cables for French Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 05, 2020

Italian marine cable installation specialist Prysmian has won a contract worth over €150 million (around $167 million) to deliver cable systems for an offshore wind farm in France.Prysmian said Thursday the contract was awarded by Réseau de…

Lifting Stabilization Tool Advances Offshore Wind Turbine Installation

Mar 04, 2020

The wind blows steadier at sea than on land, creating more reliable energy conditions for the generation of renewable energy—a major opportunity to combat climate change without disrupting the lives of those people it will benefit the most.…

Protecting Offshore Production Innovations

Mar 04, 2020

Answers to six key questions regarding protection of offshore production innovations.Congratulations! You’ve just redesigned the subsea isolation valve control system (SSIV) that your company sells for use as part of an emergency shutdown system for an offshore production site…

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