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Another Technical Issue Impacts Tyra II Commissioning

Jul 08, 2024

TotalEnergies, the operator of the Tyra II project on behalf of consortium partners, has faced another technical issue during the commissioning of Denmark’s largest offshore gas development.TotalEnergies, the operator of the Danish Underground Consortium in charge of Tyra II redevelopment…

ADNOC's Ruwais LNG to Earmark 40% Stake to Shell, Total, BP, and Mitsui

Jul 05, 2024

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has earmarked a 40% stake in its Ruwais liquefied natural gas (LNG) project to four energy majors Shell, TotalEnergies, BP, and Japan's Mitsui, sources told Reuters.The four companies are expected to get…

North Sea Oil Producers Urge Labour's Starmer for Tax Clarity

Jul 05, 2024

North Sea oil and gas producers urged Britain's incoming Prime Minister Keir Starmer to provide clarity on his election promise to increase tax on the sector, warning it could lead to a rapid decline in output and revenue.Starmer's Labour Party swept to power in a parliamentary election on Thursday…

Elemental Energies Fuels North Sea Expansion with Norway’s Wells Specialist Buy

Jul 05, 2024

Scotland-based wells and subsurface specialist Elemental Energies has acquired Norway-based well management and consultancy company Well Expertise, forming one of the world's largest specialist wells, subsurface and project management companies…

OEG Renewables Names Subsea Chief

Jul 05, 2024

OEG Renewables, offshore wind division of OEG Energy Group, has appointed Rolf de Vries as its subsea director.The OEG Renewables’ subsea division offers a range of specialist in-house subsea capabilities including solutions in diving, ROVs…

TotalEnergies Extends Contract for Shelf Drilling’s Jack-Up Rig

Jul 05, 2024

Offshore drilling firm Shelf Drilling has secured a contract extension from TotalEnergies EP Denmark for its Shelf Drilling Winner jack-up rig.The new contract is for 17 months, and will be in direct continuation of the rig’s current operations in Denmark…

Moray West Exports First Power as it Remains On Track for Full Commissioning

Jul 05, 2024

Moray West offshore wind farm, an 882 MW project currently under construction, has delivered first power from the first series of wind turbines already installed offshore Scotland.The power has been exported to the National Electricity Transmission System (NETS)…

Aramco Denies Media Reports of Potential Offer for Santos

Jul 05, 2024

Saudi Aramco said in an emailed statement on Thursday that media reports saying it was considering an offer for Santos are inaccurate.Bloomberg News on Wednesday reported that Saudi Aramco and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company have been separately considering bids for Australian gas producer Santos…

SBM Offshore and Technip Energies Launch Floating Wind Joint Venture

Jul 05, 2024

SBM Offshore and Technip Energies have formally launched Ekwil, a 50-50 joint venture dedicated to floating offshore wind.Ekwil is a pure player delivery partner offering a diversified range of ‘series production’ floating offshore wind solutions…

EU Approves Major $11.6B Investment in French Offshore Wind

Jul 04, 2024

The European Commission has approved a $11.64 billion (€10.82 billion) French scheme to support the deployment of offshore wind energy, which will help foster the transition towards a net-zero economy.The state aid scheme will run for 20 years…

Louis Dreyfus Orders Pair of New CTVs from Strategic Marine

Jul 04, 2024

Singaporean shipbuilder Strategic Marine has secured an order from Louis Dreyfus Amateurs for an additional pair of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to expand its fleet from five to seven high-specification vessels.The 27-meter CTVs represent sister ships to Acti’Vent and Esti’Vent…

SolarDuck, RWE Install Offshore Solar Pilot in Dutch North Sea

Jul 04, 2024

With the support of RWE, the Dutch-Norwegian company SolarDuck, has installed its offshore floating solar (OFPV) project, Merganser, off the Dutch coast.The pilot project aims to test and demonstrate the structural, mooring and electrical designs and acquire knowledge about manufacturing…

Technip Energies and Partners to Develop Reusable Floating Wind Anchors

Jul 04, 2024

Technip Energies, in partnership with Université Gustave Eiffel, Valeco, and OPEN-C Foundation, has launched the PAREF project, an R&D program aimed at accelerating industrial-scale development of floating wind.The project, funded by the French State as part of France 2030 operated by ADEME…

NKT Upgrades Its CLV for Better Offshore Installation Services

Jul 04, 2024

Danish subsea cable and services firm NKT has boosted the offshore installation capabilities of its cable laying vessel (CLV) NKT Victoria by conducting several technical upgrades.According to NKT, the vessel now features increased cable load capacity…

Aramco, ADNOC Reportedly Weighing Bids for Australia's Santos, but Analysts Skeptical

Jul 04, 2024

Saudi Aramco and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have been separately considering bids for Santos, Bloomberg News reported, sending shares of the Australian gas producer up 6.5% on Thursday.Both Saudi Aramco and ADNOC have been conducting…

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