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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…

Global E&C Acquires Magma

Mar 04, 2020

Oilfield engineering and construction company Global E&C has said it has acquired 100% share capital in commissioning specialists Magma.Global E&C was formed in March 2019, following the majority acquisition of Apollo by Global Energy Group…

Powering the Seabed

Mar 04, 2020

In November 2019 ABB announced the commercial availability of its new subsea power distribution and conversion technology system. Jointly developed with Equinor, Chevron and Total, the tech aims to see the majority of the world’s offshore hydrocarbon…

Cameroon: TechnipFMC Clinches Etinde FEED

Mar 04, 2020

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC has won a front end engineering design (FEED) contract for the development of the offshore IM gas condensate field at Etinde, Cameroon. The Etinde Permit (former Block 7) lies in shallow water in the Rio del Rey Basin…

Fred. Olsen Orders Huisman Crane for Next-Gen Wind Turbines

Mar 03, 2020

Offshore wind turbine installation company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has ordered a Huisman crane for one of its jack-up units.Huisman, based in Schiedam, The Netherlands, said Monday it would supply a 1,600mt Leg Encircling Crane, capable of installing…

Jumbo Scores DEME Offshore Wind Contract

Mar 02, 2020

Jumbo has been awarded a contract to support DEME Offshore in its scope of work on Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Jumbo’s scope of work in the project is the provision of transportation for 165 monopiles from Rostock to Eemshaven and…

Shell's Bonga Oilfield to Undergo Maintenance

Mar 02, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell's Bonga oilfield in Nigeria will undergo maintenance in March and April, though the impact on production and exact dates are still being finalized, a spokesman said.Shell operates the offshore field via its Nigerian subsidiary SNEPCo…

Go-ahead for Van Gogh Infill Phase 2

Mar 02, 2020

Australian energy company Santos announced a Final Investment Decision (FID) had been made on the Van Gogh Infill Development Phase Two Project, which will involve the drilling and completing of three new horizontal, dual-lateral production wells and subsea tieback into existing infrastructure…

FPSOs: The New Business Model

Feb 29, 2020

As New Year 2020 unfolds, there are 21 floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) on order, and unlike a year ago, these — and not floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) — are the unheralded story. Driven by a decent price for oil…

Wood to Design Chevron's Anchor Offshore Platform

Feb 28, 2020

Engineering company Wood has secured a multimillion-dollar engineering design project for Chevron’s Anchor deepwater development in the Gulf of Mexico.The scope of the project included the preliminary, front end engineering and design (Pre-FEED)…

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