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RWE Raises Spending Target to $60 Billion by 2030

Nov 28, 2023

Germany's top utility RWE will raise investments in green energy technologies to 55 billion euros ($60.21 billion) over the next seven years, it said on Tuesday ahead of its capital markets day.'Thanks to our significant financial headroom,…

UK Offshore Wind and CCS Colocation Projects Underway

Nov 27, 2023

The UK Offshore Wind and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Colocation Forum, set up to provide strategic coordination of colocation research and activity on the nation’s seabed, has commissioned two research projects. The projects are designed…

Nordic Countries Agree on Joint CCUS Initiatives

Nov 27, 2023

Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands have signed the Aalborg Declaration that aims at joint European cooperation on CO2 capture, use and storage (CCUS).CO2 capture, use and storage must be scaled up, both nationally and at European level…

Iberdrola to Invest $15 Billion in Britain Through 2028

Nov 27, 2023

Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola said on Monday it would invest nearly 14 billion euros ($15 billion) in Britain through 2028 in grids and renewable projects.The plan is in line with the company's broader investment strategy, which has seen a growing focus on networks…

Octopus Energy Buys Stake in UK Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 27, 2023

Britain's Octopus Energy has bought a 12.5% stake in the 660 megawatt (MW) Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea from a group of Danish pension funds, it said on Monday.Octopus bought the stake from AIP Management, the investment manager for Danish pension funds PKA and PFA…

Trelleborg Divests Offshore Oil & Gas Operation in the US

Nov 27, 2023

The Swedish-headquartered Trelleborg Group announced it has sold its U.S. offshore oil and gas operations to an undisclosed buyer.Located in Toledo, Ohio, the operation develops and manufactures primarily ceramic macrospheres and buoyancy modules…

COP28 Puts Spotlight on Methane Pledges

Nov 27, 2023

Delegates at this year's U.N. COP28 climate summit are anxious to boost the world's climate change agenda with concrete plans for clamping down on the second-most prominent greenhouse gas – methane.While more than 150 countries have promised…

Biden's Clean Energy Agenda Faces Mounting Headwinds

Nov 24, 2023

Canceled offshore wind projects, imperiled solar factories, and fading demand for electric vehiclesA year after the passage of the largest climate change legislation in U.S. history, meant to touch off a boom in American clean energy development…

Finland to Launch Offshore Wind Auction. Eyes Deployment of Up to 500 Turbines

Nov 24, 2023

Finland will launch an auction for five offshore wind power sites with up to 500 turbines in Finland's public water areas, it said on Thursday.'The total surface area of the five offshore wind power sites to be included in the auction procedure…

Damen Wins Order to Build Vessel for Taiwan Offshore Wind Market

Nov 24, 2023

Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, (MOL)  and Taiwan-based Ta Tong Marine Co. have through their joint venture Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. (TSSM), signed a deal with the Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards for the construction of a new service operation vessel (SOV)…

Brent Climbs Ahead of OPEC+ Oil Production Decision

Nov 24, 2023

Brent crude futures rose in early Asian trade on Friday, reversing losses in the previous session as traders speculated on whether OPEC+ would come to an agreement on further production cuts.Brent crude futures LCOc1 gained 29 cents, or 0.4%…

BASF Shares Rise on Report ADNOC Exploring Wintershall Dea Deal

Nov 24, 2023

Shares in chemicals giant BASF rose on Friday after a report that Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) is exploring an acquisition of the German group's energy business, Wintershall Dea. BASF stock was up 1.2% at 0855 GMT, with traders pointing…

Awilco Drilling Triumphs in Arbitration Battle Against Keppel FELS, Secures $43M Victory

Nov 24, 2023

Awilco Drilling said Thursday that an arbitration tribunal had ruled in its favor in its second case against Singapore-based Keppel FELS over a rig contract termination. It lost the first in April 2023.Awilco Drilling in 2018 ordered a harsh…

Petrobras to Invest $102 Billion in Next Five Years

Nov 23, 2023

Brazil's Petrobras will invest around $102 billion within the 2024-2028 period, the firm's new strategic plan showed on Thursday, representing a major boost in expected investments by the state-run oil company.The plan, the first released by…

Probe Launched after Valve Block Strikes Worker on OKEA's Brage Platform

Nov 23, 2023

The Norwegian offshore industry safety body has launched an investigation after a person was hit by a valve block on the OKEA-operated Brage platform, offshore Norway, on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. According to the Petroleum Safety Authority of Norway (PSA)…

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