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'Major Operator' Chooses Expro's System for Deepwater Project in Gulf of Mexico

Jul 05, 2023

Energy services firm Expro said Wednesday it had secured a contract with an unnamed 'major operator' for the first deployment of its single shear and seal high-debris 15K ball valve assembly.The multi-functional single shear and seal mechanism…

Sevan Unveils Concrete Construction Option for Its Floating Wind Foundation

Jul 04, 2023

Offshore engineering and design company Sevan, best known for designing cylindrical offshore facilities such as FPSOs and offshore rigs, and which in 2021 announced entry in the floating wind game with its SWACH floating wind foundation design…

'World's First' 115m+ Rotor Blade Test Rig for Offshore Wind Turbines Unveiled in Germany

Jul 04, 2023

Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES’ new 115m+ rotor blade test rig was recently inaugurated in Bremerhaven, Germany.The new rotor blade test rig, dubbed the first of its kind in the world, according to Fraunhofer IWES, offers…

Norway: Consortium Chooses Preferred Floating Wind Foundations Supplier

Jul 04, 2023

EDF Renewables and Deep Wind Offshore said Tuesday they were cooperating with Norwegian supplier Moreld Ocean Wind for the floating solution at the offshore wind development on Utsira Nord.EDF Renewables has been working with offshore wind developer…

HLP's Jacket Loading Approach Promises up to 60% Reduction in Offshore Wind Farm Logistics Costs

Jul 03, 2023

Adopting a new approach to marshaling and load-out of wind farm jackets could cut logistics costs for project developers by as much as 60%, according to Heavy Lift Projects (HLP).HLP is an offshore wind farm logistics firm set up in 2021 to…

ABS Issues Safety, Technical Guideline for Floating Offshore Wind Substations

Jul 03, 2023

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published requirements addressing safety and technical standards for floating offshore wind substations in what has been described as an industry first. Together with input from offshore wind project developers…

Wood Secures $250M Deal with Brunei Shell Petroleum for Offshore Asset Rejuvenation

Jul 03, 2023

John Wood Group (Wood) has won a contract extension worth approximately $250 million with Brunei Shell Petroleum ('BSP'), Brunei's largest energy producer. The two-year extension will focus on the continued rejuvenation of BSP's offshore energy…

TechnipFMC Nets Significant Contract for Offshore Gas Field Development Project in Norway

Jun 30, 2023

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC said Thursday it had won a 'significant' integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (iEPCI) contract by OMV for its Berling gas and condensate field development project offshore Norway…

Windstaller Alliance to Deliver FEED for World's Most Powerful Tidal Power Farm

Jun 30, 2023

Windstaller Alliance has been subcontracted to deliver the front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the subsea installation scope of the FloWatt Tidal Pilot to be installed offshore Normandy, France. This study is financed by the European…

Seaway 7 Secures "Very Large" Contract for East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm Installation

Jun 30, 2023

Seaway 7, an offshore wind installation subsidiary of Subsea 7, has secured a 'very large' contract with ScottishPower Renewables for the transport and installation of the foundations and inner-array cables for the East Anglia THREE offshore farm in the UK…

Developer Exposure to Siemens Gamesa Woes Limited for Bow - Citi

Jun 29, 2023

Developers of renewable energy projects have limited exposure to the wind turbines that are at the heart of far-reaching quality issues at Siemens Energy's Siemens Gamesa division, brokerage Citi said. Siemens Energy last week warned of quality problems at up to 30% of its onshore fleet…

Saipem Secures $1B in New Contracts for Offshore Activities in Middle East and Subsea Drone Project in Brazil

Jun 29, 2023

Saipem has been awarded two new contracts, one for EPCI offshore activities in the Middle East and the other for the development of underwater drones in Brazil. The total value of the new contracts is approximately $1 billion.Under the existing Long-Term Agreement (LTA) with Saudi Aramco…

Scana's Seasystems Secures Sizeable Contracts for FPSO Project in Ivory Coast

Jun 28, 2023

Scana-owned Seasystems has secured contracts for an FPSO project offshore the Ivory Coast with an unnamed client.The first contract is regarding the upgrade and refurbishment of a mooring system supplied by Seasystems in 2008, and the second…

INEOS FPS Awards Long-Term Contract to Sparrows Group for Unity Platform Support

Jun 28, 2023

UK-based Sparrows Group, a company providing engineering and maintenance services for global energy and industrial sectors, has secured a three-and-a-half-year contract with INEOS FPS.Under the contract, Sparrows will provide crane and lifting equipment operations…

Linjepartner to Deliver Overhead Power Lines for Aker BP's Power from Shore Project

Jun 27, 2023

Norway's Linjepartner has been selected as a partner for the delivery of overhead lines in Aker BP's Yggdrasil power from shore project. Yggdrasil is an offshore oil development in the North Sea, off Norway.According to a press release issued Tuesday…

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