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One Person Dies in Helicopter Crash as Part of Equinor’s SAR Training

Feb 29, 2024

One person has died following the crash of the helicopter outside Bergen in Norway, which was on a training assignment for Equinor’s SAR service for the Oseberg area in the North Sea.Bristow Group said that one of its search and rescue helicopters…

Orsted Appoints CFO, Head of Operations

Feb 28, 2024

Denmark's Orsted announced a new chief financial officer and head of operations on Tuesday as the world's largest offshore wind farm developer looks to bounce back from a string of losses and project cancellations.Rising inflation, interest…

Enhancing Environmental Accountability in Offshore Operations via Data Analytics

Feb 28, 2024

As an industry, the offshore energy sector continues to evolve its approach to reducing environmental impact. Looking beyond the mandatory reporting of scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions, focus is now shifting to scope 3 emissions where many global…

Exxon's Curveball Move in Guyana Alters Chevron-Hess Deal Prospects

Feb 28, 2024

ExxonMobil's surprise challenge to Chevron's acquisition of Hess through a dispute over a stake in a major Guyana oil field could prove fruitful for the U.S. oil giant, even if it does not end up enlarging its holdings in the South American country…

RTS Wind Extends Blade Maintenance Contract for Belgian Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 28, 2024

RTS Wind, a specialist service provider in the renewable energy sector, has secured a multi-year framework agreement with C-Power to continue blade maintenance at Thornton Bank wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.The award is an extension that…

ABL on Tow Job for Mero 3 FPSO’s Voyage to Brazil

Feb 28, 2024

Energy and marine consultancy ABL Group has secured a contract by POSH Projects to act as tow master to support and supervise the towage of the Mero 3 FPSO from Yantai in China to Brazilian waters.As part of its scope of work, ABL’s operations…

ClassNK Greenlights Multi-Functional Floating Wind Support Vessel Design

Feb 28, 2024

ClassNK has awarded an approval in principle (AiP) for the design of a multi-functional floating offshore wind farm support vessel (MFSV) developed by K Line Wind Service, together with Japan Marine United Corporation, and Nihon Shipyard.The…

Norway Gives Nod to ConocoPhilips for Eldfisk North Oil Field Start Up

Feb 28, 2024

The Norwegian authorities have issued a consent to ConocoPhillips to start up the Eldfisk North oil filed in the North Sea.The Eldfisk North installation consists of two seabed templates for production and one for water injection, comprising a total of nine production wells and five injection wells…

Esvagt Enters South Korea’s Offshore Wind Market

Feb 28, 2024

Danish vessel owner Esvagt and South Korea-based shipping company KMC Line have formed strategic partnership to cooperate on offshore wind opportunities in the East Asian country.A new collaboration between Esvagt and KMC Line, formalized through the signing of the letter of intent…

DeepOcean Gets Pipelines Inspection Job in North Sea

Feb 28, 2024

Ocean services provider DeepOcean has been awarded a contract by Equinor to deliver inspection and survey work on the operator’s pipelines in the North Sea.DeepOcean’s scope of work includes pipeline inspections, seabed mapping, and ad-hoc pipeline survey and light construction work…

Vaalco in Talks to Acquire Svenska Petroleum and Its West Africa Assets

Feb 28, 2024

U.S. based oil and gas company Vaalco has confirmed it is in discussions with Svenska Petroleum Exploration for the debt-free acquisition of the company whose primary asset is a 27.39% interest in Baobab field, offshore Ivory Coast in West Africa…

Petronas Signs Gas PSCs for BIGST and Tembakau Clusters Offshore Malaysia

Feb 28, 2024

Petronas, through Malaysia Petroleum Management (MPM), has signed production sharing contracts (PSCs) for two discovered resource opportunities (DRO) clusters, located offshore Malaysia.The BIGST Cluster was awarded to Petronas Carigali, and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration (BIGST)…

Record Year for Wind Farms Raises Hope for EU Goals

Feb 27, 2024

A record year for building new wind farms and a rebound in investments in the sector have raised hopes that the EU may achieve its clean energy targets, industry group WindEurope said on Wednesday.In an annual report, WindEurope described 2023…

Hess Remains Fully Committed to Buyout Deal with Chevron

Feb 27, 2024

Hess said on Tuesday that a pre-emption provision does not apply to its proposed $53-billion buyout by Chevron and it remains 'fully committed' to the deal.On Monday, Exxon Mobil said it may pre-empt Chevron's acquisition of a 30% stake in a giant Guyana oil block…

Pemex Swings to Profit, But Provider Debt Hits Record

Feb 27, 2024

Mexico's Pemex reversed losses in the last three months of 2023 but its overall debt burden remained the highest of any oil company in the world, with billions of dollars due to bond holders and service providers.The state-run company posted a profit of 106…

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