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UK North Sea Road to Net-Zero: £430B Investment Required

Sep 16, 2020

'Reimagining the North Sea as an integrated energy system is essential for the UK and Scotland to achieve their net-zero ambitions. But we need to invest now to close the gap on the key technologies needed to make this ambition a reality,' Colette Cohen OBE, CEO at UK's Oil and Gas Technology Center said Wednesday.Cohen said this as her OGTC, together with oil firm Chrysaor and energy intelligence company Wood Mackenzie…

Deme in Clean Hydrogen Alliance

Oct 06, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation contractor Deme said Tuesday it had joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance. The alliance supports the EU’s ambitious hydrogen and decarbonization strategy.'With this membership Deme underlines its commitment to using its expertise for the production…

Scottish DeepWind, German WAB in Offshore Wind, Green Hydrogen Collab

Sep 23, 2020

DeepWind, a Scottish offshore wind supply chain cluster has signed a collaboration agreement with its German counterpart WAB, to promote offshore wind and green hydrogen generation.The north of Scotland’s offshore wind cluster organization,…

Germany Gov't to Fund Offshore Wind-to-Green Hydrogen Project

Aug 04, 2020

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy has sent a funding confirmation to partners working on the WESTKÜSTE 100 green hydrogen project.The WESTKÜSTE 100 project, which will produce green hydrogen via electricity generated by offshore wind turbines…

Neptune Energy Joins EU's Clean Hydrogen Alliance

Jul 14, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance, supporting the development of the EU’s hydrogen strategy.The alliance was launched last week (pdf), bringing together industry, public authorities and civil society…

Oil Industry Veterans to Launch Hydrogen Investment Fund

Jul 09, 2020

Two energy industry veterans plan to launch an investment fund focused on hydrogen this year as more and more governments include the niche fuel in their global warming battle plans.Hydrogen has long-been touted as a potential clean fuel as…

UK: Equinor Building Hydrogen Plant with Offshore CCS

Jul 01, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor said Wednesday it would build a gas-to-hydrogen plant in the UK in combination with carbon capture and storage. The captured carbon would be stored in offshore storage in the North Sea. Equinor said the facility…

EU Hydrogen Plan Splits Supporters Down Color-coded Lines

Jun 25, 2020

Energy industry lobbyists and advocates of renewable hydrogen are divided over whether the bloc should support low-carbon hydrogen produced by fossil fuels ahead of a new EU strategy next month.The EU's executive Commission plans to publish its hydrogen strategy on July 8…

Petrofac Selected for UK North Sea CCS Project Engineering

Jun 10, 2020

Energy services provider Petrofac has been awarded an Engineering and Project Management Office support contract for the Acorn carbon capture and storage project in the UK North Sea.Acorn CCS holds the first UK CO2 appraisal and storage license…

Deme Offshore Joins Neptune's Hydrogen Project

May 29, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Deme Offshore has joined Neptune Energy's PosHYdon pilot, the world’s first offshore green hydrogen project, being developed in the Dutch North Sea.Part of the Belgian Deme Group,  the company joins as a partner…

Japan's JX Nippon Taps KBR for CCS, Hydrogen Study

May 13, 2020

U.S. engineering and construction giant KBR has been awarded a contract for Carbon Capture and Sequestration works at JX Nippon's offshore oil and gas fields in South East Asia.Under a Master Service Agreement (MSA) and Feasibility Study awarded to KBR by Japan-based oil and gas company JX Nippon…

Another Partner Joins Dutch Offshore Hydrogen Project

Apr 29, 2020

Oil and gas firm Neptune Energy has informed that another partner - Eneco - has joined the PosHYdon pilot, the world’s first offshore green hydrogen project, being developed in the Dutch North Sea.PosHYdon integrates three energy systems in the Dutch North Sea: offshore wind…

Gasunie Joins Offshore Green Hydrogen Project

Apr 20, 2020

Energy infrastructure firm Gasunie has joined as a partner at the PosHYdon project - the first offshore green hydrogen pilot being worked on in the Dutch section of the North Sea.PosHYdon integrates three energy systems in the Dutch North Sea: offshore wind…

Shell, Gasunie Building Giant Wind-Powered Hydrogen Plant

Feb 27, 2020

A consortium of Gasunie, Groningen Seaports, and Shell on Thursday announced plans to build a massive green hydrogen plant in Groningen.The project, dubbed Europe's largest green hydrogen project, and named the NortH2, envisions the production…

Belgium Launches Offshore Wind to Hydrogen Project

Jan 27, 2020

Belgium's Port of Oostende, the engineering services provider DEME Concessions NV and Belgium-based investment management company PMV have launched a project to establish a plant in the Oostende port that produces green hydrogen from the electricity produced at Belgium’s offshore wind farms…

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