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Equinor's Wildcat Well Comes Up Dry in Barents Sea Snøras Prospect

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Equinor has drilled a dry wildcat well in the Snøras prospect, located in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.The well, 7220/2-2, drilled by the Transocean Enabler rig, is located in production license 1080, which was awarded in the Awards in Predefined Area (APA) in 2020.Equinor is the operator of the license, with 50% working interest, with partners Vår Energi and Petoro holding 30% and 20%, respectively…

Inyanga and Verdant Form Partnership to Deliver Morlais Tidal Energy Project

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Inyanga Marine Energy Group and Verdant Morlais (VML) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deliver a 4.9 MW tidal stream energy project at Morlais tidal energy zone, off Wales.The project will take place in a berth close to the…

DeepOcean Gets Subsea Services Job at Woodside’s Sangomar Field

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Ocean services provider DeepOcean has secured frame agreements with Woodside Energy's Senegalese subsidiary to provide subsea inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) services for the Sangomar field, offshore Senegal, West Africa.The scope of work includes project management…

Wintershall Dea Finds Oil at Cuvette Well Near Vega Field Off Norway

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German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has made a discovery of gas, condensate and oil in an exploration well next to the Vega field in the North Sea, using Transocean’s Transocean Norge semi-submersible rig.The Cuvette discovery was made in production license 248…

Petrobras to Study Potential Offshore Wind Project in Rio

Jun 18, 2024

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras has signed an agreement with the Rio de Janeiro state government to study a potential offshore wind power pilot project, the firm said on Tuesday in a securities filing.(Reuters - Reporting by Luana Maria Benedito; Editing by Kylie Madry)

Oil and Gas Majors Start Next Phase of Pioneering OD OBN Project

Jun 18, 2024

The next phase of the On Demand Ocean Bottom Node (OD OBN) project, involving Sonardyne, Shell, Petrobras and SENAI CIMATEC, has started offshore Brazil, which could result in the development of next generation of geophysical monitoring systems in the offshore oil and gas industry…

Maersk Gets Vestas' Powertrains Heavy Lift Job

Jun 18, 2024

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has hired Maersk for the transport of extra heavy powertrains for its largest ever built offshore wind turbine - the V236, rated at 15 MW.This powertrain of the 15 MW turbine weighs 260 tons alone and will be installed in the nacelle in Vesta’s factory in Lindø…

CDWE to Install Foundations on CIP’s 500 MW Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Jun 18, 2024

CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE), a joint venture set up by Belgian DEME and Taiwanese shipbuilder CSBC, has secured a contract from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for transport and installation of foundations for 500 MW Fengmiao 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan…

Etu Energias Acquires Galp’s Share in Angola’s Offshore Blocks

Jun 18, 2024

Angolan energy company Etu Energias, formerly Somoil, has acquired Galp’s stake in three blocks offshore Angola, operated by TotalEnergies and Chevron.Etu Energias concluded the acquisition of Galp’s working interests in Block 32 (5%), Block 14 (9%) and in Block 14K (4…

Norwegian-Korean Academic Cooperation Set Up to Boost Offshore Wind Workforce

Jun 18, 2024

Norway-based company Deep Wind Offshore has joined forces with the Korean Jeollanam-do province and leading maritime universities in Norway and South Korea, to develop and strengthen the offshore wind workforce.Deep Wind Offshore has initiated…

North Star Secures First Mover Rights for New Offshore Wind Midi-SOV

Jun 18, 2024

North Star, specialist vessel operator for offshore infrastructure support services, has been announced as the first mover on the Midi-SOV – a new offshore wind ship design developed by Chartwell Marine and Vard that bridges the gap between…

Shell to Buy Singapore’s Pavilion Energy

Jun 18, 2024

Shell has reached an agreement with Carne Investments, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek, to acquire 100% of the shares in Pavilion Energy, a Singapore-based global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading business.Pavilion Energy is…

States Sue US to Block Controversial Offshore Decommissioning Rule

Jun 17, 2024

Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi on Monday sued the U.S. government to block the Biden administration's proposed rule that would require the offshore oil and gas industry to provide nearly $7 billion in financial assurances to cover costs of dismantling old infrastructure…

ABL Group Wraps Up Ross Offshore Acquisition

Jun 17, 2024

Global consultancy ABL Group has completed the transaction to acquire 100% of the shares of specialist energy consultancy Ross Offshore, which now will merge with ABL Group company AGR.The combination of AGR and Ross Offshore will further strengthen…

Vestas Inks Conditional Turbine Order for 1.6GW Nordlicht Offshore Wind Projects

Jun 17, 2024

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has signed a conditional agreement to supply 112 of its 15 MW-rated offshore wind turbines for Vattenfall’s and BASF’s Nordlicht 1 and 2 offshore wind projects in Germany.Within the scope of the contract for the supply of V236-15…

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Wintershall Dea Finds Oil at Cuvette Well Near Vega Field Off Norway

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