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Ørsted to Build Two Wind Farms Off Taiwan

Apr 30, 2019

The world’s largest developer of offshore wind farms Ørsted announced Tuesday it will proceed with building two wind farms offshore Taiwan as the country continues its push to attract investment in renewables.Changhua 1 and 2a will be constructed in 2021 and 2022…

Interview: Allen Leatt, CEO, IMCA

Apr 29, 2019

The mission of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is 'to improve performance in the marine contracting industry', and that’s precisely what Allen Leatt has set out to do since taking over as the trade association’s chief executive in 2016…

New Jackup Delivered to EnscoRowan

Apr 26, 2019

Singapore-based rig builder Keppel FELS announced Friday it has delivered a new jackup rig to EnscoRowan. The US based driller, the product of a recent merger between Ensco and Rowan, has a contract to deploy the rig in the UK North Sea.The…

Keppel Wins Lingshui 17-2 Engineering Work

Apr 25, 2019

Keppel FloaTEC secured an engineering services contract from China’s Offshore Oil Engineering Company (COOEC), the main engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contractor for the Lingshui 17-2 production semisubmersible to be built at COOEC's Qingdao facility in China…

EU: New Rules Apply to Nord Stream 2

Apr 25, 2019

The European Union executive on Thursday said its stance on Nord Stream 2 is law and will not change, despite receiving letter from the gas pipeline threatening legal action if it is not exempt from new energy rules.The bloc amended its energy…

BP Invests $6 Bln in Offshore Azerbaijan Project

Apr 22, 2019

The British multinational oil and gas company BP and its partners will lead a $6 billion development of the giant Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) oil-field complex offshore Azerbaijan.The supermajor said that the Azeri Central East (ACE)…

Keppel to Add 1,800 Offshore, Marine Staff

Apr 18, 2019

Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corp is planning to add 1,800 staff this year at its offshore and marine business, the first time the company is hiring for the division after cutting thousands of jobs since 2015.The slump in oil prices in 2014…

Keppel Wins Drilling Rig, FPSO Work

Apr 17, 2019

Singapore based Keppel Offshore & Marine announced Wednesday it has won two contracts: one from Diamond Offshore for the upgrade of the drilling semisubmersible rig Ocean Onyx, and the other from an unnamed operator for fabrication and integration…

Electronic Bus Link Installed on North Sea Giant

Apr 15, 2019

An Electronic Bus Link (EBL) has been commissioned on North Sea Shipping's subsea construction vessel North Sea Giant, said manufacturer from Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch.The technology, a key element in a retrofitted Wärtsilä hybrid solution…

New Subsea Wireless IP Camera Technology

Apr 15, 2019

Next generation subsea technology deployed for the first time in the North Sea has helped to improve safety and reduce costcfor an offshore oil and gas project, said Scotland based WFS Technologies.The firms's new cutting-edge computing and…

McDermott Wins EPCI Contract from Qatargas

Apr 12, 2019

McDermott International announced Friday it has secured a contract from Qatargas for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) for expansion of the North Field offshore facilities in the State of Qatar.The contract is worth between $50 million and $250 million…

Aquaterra Wins More Work from Lundin

Apr 08, 2019

Offshore engineering company Aquaterra Energy said it has been awarded a contract by Lundin Norway to deliver early well construction, via its Well Start solution, on three additional wells in the Edvard Grieg field offshore Norway.The project…

Jan De Nul Orders Jack-up Installation Vessel

Apr 05, 2019

Luxembourg based Jan De Nul Group (JDN) announced Friday it has ordered its third offshore jack-up installation vessel, due for delivery from Chinese shipyard COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in 2022.The new vessel, Voltaire, is designed to transport…

Dunkirk Offshore Wind Tender Results Due in May

Apr 04, 2019

France's CRE energy market regulator will publish its recommendations for the 600 megawatt (MW) Dunkirk offshore wind farm tender in early May, and it expects the price to be reasonable, the head of the regulatory body said on Thursday.'We will get reasonable prices for the Dunkirk offshore tender…

TechnipFMC Scores EPCI Work from Neptune

Apr 02, 2019

Neptune Energy said Tuesday it has entered into a global alliance agreement with TechnipFMC for delivering subsea projects.The agreement will run for an initial period of five years with options to extend, and will cover the full project lifecycle from early concept work…

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