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Shell Smashes Forecasts With $7.7 Billion Quarterly Profit

May 02, 2024

Shell reported first-quarter profit of $7.7 billion on Thursday, exceeding expectations as disruption to Red Sea shipping and Russian refining boosted oil trading and liquefied natural gas production rose.The company said it will buy back a further $3…

Chouest Expands Subsea Capabilities with ROVOP Acquisition

May 02, 2024

The Chouest group has acquired ROVOP, a Scottish remotely operated vehicle (ROV) company, expanding its ROV fleet and subsea capabilities.With the ROVOP acquisition, Chouest, alongside its subsea service company C-Innovation, will now control…

Subsea7 and Equinor Strengthen Collaboration, Agreeing Work on Two Fields

May 02, 2024

Subsea7 has signed a new long-term strategic collaboration agreement between Equinor and Subsea Integration Alliance, which comprises Subsea7 and OneSubsea, securing exclusive collaboration on the Wisting field offshore Norway, and Bay du Nord…

CIP Bags Two Licenses for 4.4GW Offshore Wind Farms in Australia

May 02, 2024

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of its Flagship Funds, has been awarded two licenses for the development of offshore wind projects in Australian state of Victoria, whose combined capacity is up to 4.4 GW.CIP has secured exclusivity…

Mainstream Renewable Power Welcomes Australia’s 2.5GW Offshore Wind License

May 02, 2024

Mainstream Renewable Power, as part of the Gippsland Skies Offshore Wind consortium, has secured a feasibility license from the Australian government for a fixed-bottom 2.5 GW offshore wind project off the Gippsland region of Victoria.The feasibility…

Ørsted Secures First and Lines Up Second Multi-GW Offshore Wind License in Australia

May 02, 2024

The Australian government has granted a feasibility license for Ørsted’s first offshore wind project in Australia and intends to grant a license for a second project, subject to consultation. The combined potential capacity of the two projects stands at 4…

Yinson Completes $1.3B Financing for Agogo FPSO

May 02, 2024

Yinson Production has closed the limited recourse term loan facility of up to $1.3 billion for the pre and post-delivery financing of the Agogo FPSO, whish is set for deployment on Azule Energy’s development offshore Angola.The financing is provided by a consortium of 13 lenders…

Amplus Sets Up JV to Target Untapped Reserves in West Africa

May 02, 2024

Floating production solutions specialist Amplus Energy and Nigeria-based Versatile Group (VG Energy) have set up a joint venture Amplus VGE to unlock lucrative marginal fields in West Africa.With the support from Norway’s Carbon Circle, the…

Balmoral Comtec Gets Hornsea 3 Cable Protection Job

May 02, 2024

UK-based offshore energy supply chain company Balmoral Comtec has secured a multi-million-dollar contract from for Ørsted for the supply of cable protection systems (CPS) for its Hornsea 3 offshore wind project.The scope of work includes design…

Valaris' Drilling Rig Contracts Backlog Grows to $4 Billion

May 02, 2024

Offshore drilling company Valaris has secured new contracts and extensions for its drilling rigs, increasing its contract backlog to approximately $4 billion.Since its latest fleet status report, issued on February 15, 2024, Valaris has secured…

Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project Has Not Been Delayed

May 01, 2024

Dominion Energy has announced that any reports that the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project has been delayed are false and grossly misrepresent the facts.“On April 29, anti-wind groups filed a petition in the United States District…

Macquarie Asset Management to Sell Stake in UK Offshore Wind Farm

May 01, 2024

Macquarie Asset Management, part of Macquarie Group, has agreed to sell a 10% stake in Britain's East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm to renewable energy asset manager NTR.East Anglia ONE is a 714 megawatt wind farm, located in the North Sea, 43 km (27 miles) off the Suffolk coast…

SMD Invests £300K in Clean Energy

May 01, 2024

Subsea engineering and technology company SMD reports it has spent more than £300,000 this year to make environmental improvements to its Wallsend, U.K. headquarters.The firm, which plans to achieve its ISO 14001 environmental standard certification by the end of the year…

Windward Offshore to Equip CSOV Newbuild Duo with Seaonics’ Cranes

Apr 30, 2024

German shipowner Windward Offshore has ordered 3D Electric Controlled Motion Compensated (ECMC) cranes from Seaonics for two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) being built by Norwegian shipbuilder VARD.The order marks Seaonics' first equipment delivery to Windward Offshore…

Petrobras Eyes Offshore Wind Pilot in Northeastern Brazil

Apr 30, 2024

Petrobras has signed a memorandum of understanding with the State of Rio Grande do Norte for studies on the feasibility of implementing an offshore wind pilot project in Brazil’s northeastern state.The value of the investment and the generation capacity will be assessed as the project develops…

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