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Total, Duke Are Winners of Latest US Offshore Wind Auction

May 11, 2022

France energy giant TotalEnergies and U.S. power company Duke Energy Corp were the winners of two offshore wind leases in federal waters off the coast of North and South Carolina on Wednesday, the Interior Department said in a statement.Winning bids amounted to $315 million…

VIDEO: Smulders Ships First Transition Pieces for Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm

May 11, 2022

Steel construction company Smulders recently shipped out the first four of 95 transition pieces for the first phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm.Smulders said earlier this week it had recently loaded out the four transition pieces at its Hoboken yard in Belgium…

Floating Solar Potential is Huge, But Not Without Challenges, DNV Says

May 11, 2022

The potential global capacity for deploying floating solar photovoltaic (FPV) power is currently around 4 terawatts (TW) and installed capacity will reach 10 gigawatts (GW) worldwide by 2025, energy expert and assurance provider DNV said Wednesday…

Japan's Inpex Boosts Annual Profit Outlook on Soaring Oil Prices. Shares Abadi Plans

May 11, 2022

Japan's biggest oil and gas explorer Inpex Corp raised its net profit forecast for 2022 by 20% to a record 300 billion yen ($2.3 billion) thanks to higher-than-expected oil prices and a lower yen against the U.S. dollar.Its annual net profit…

Norway Eyes Major Offshore Wind Expansion with 30GW Planned by 2040

May 11, 2022

Norway unveiled plans on Wednesday for a major expansion in offshore wind energy by 2040, aiming to turn a country that has built its wealth on oil and gas into an exporter of renewable electricity.The center-left government, which has come…

Probe Launched After 32-tonne Slip Joint Drops on Vessel and Into Sea from Deepsea Atlantic Rig

May 11, 2022

The Norwegian offshore oil and gas safety body PSA Norway has launched an investigation into a lifting incident that happened on the Deepsea Atlantic offshore drilling rig on Sunday, May 8. 'While hoisting a 32-tonne slip joint from a vessel to Deepsea Atlantic…

PetroRio Acquires Semi-submersible Rig from Aquadrill

May 10, 2022

Brazilian oil company PetroRio announced on Tuesday it entered into an agreement with U.K.-based Aquadrill to acquire the semi-submersible drilling rig Capricorn for $40 million.The Friede & Goldman ExD millennium design rig was delivered in…

Deals Shifting Oil, Gas Fields Away from Climate Committed Firms to Those Without Them On the Rise

May 10, 2022

Deals in which oil and gas assets move from companies with climate goals to companies without such goals are on the rise, according to a study by the U.S. non-governmental organization Environmental Defense Fund.A company shifting polluting…

Thermoplastic Composite Pipes Could Carry Hydrogen Produced Directly at Floating Wind Farms

May 10, 2022

Strohm, the developer of Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with French renewable hydrogen supplier Lhyfe, to collaborate on the transportation solution for hydrogen produced from a floating wind…

TotalEnergies Confirms Green Light for Floating Wind Project in the Mediterranean Sea

May 10, 2022

TotalEnergies, the French oil major with growing renewables aspirations, on Tuesday confirmed the start of the construction of the 30MW Eolmed floating wind project in the Mediterranean Sea, off France.The project, in which TotalEnergies has a 20% stake…

Gasunie to Charter New Fortress Energy FSRU to Reduce Dutch Reliance on Russian Gas

May 10, 2022

New Fortress Energy has executed a binding agreement to charter a floating storage and regasification unit (“FSRU”) to Dutch energy network operator Gasunie, in an effort by the Netherlands to reduce Russian gas imports. The chartered FSRU will provide storage capacity of approximately 170…

Petrobras Launches Binding Phase for Tartaruga Field Stake Sale

May 10, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has started the binding phase for the sale of its stake in the Tartaruga field, located in shallow waters of the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, state of Sergipe.Petrobras said last month it was relaunching the the sale process of its stake in the Tartaruga field…

Suncor Energy Beats 1Q Profit Estimates. Eyes Sale of UK North Sea Assets

May 10, 2022

Suncor Energy Inc exceeded analysts' estimates for first-quarter profit and boosted dividend by 12% to its highest level on Monday, as Canada's No.3 oil major benefited from soaring crude prices.Global crude oil prices surged to levels not seen…

Frontera, CGX Energy Say Light Oil, Gas Condensate Found in Guyana

May 10, 2022

A joint venture formed by Canada-based firms CGX Energy and Frontera Energy on Monday said results from a well drilled in Guyana's offshore Corentyne block showed the presence of light oil and gas condensate.'The joint venture encountered hydrocarbons in multiple zones…

Neptune Energy Eyes Spending More than $1B to 'Support UK Energy Security'

May 10, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy said Tuesday it would spend more than $1 billion over the next five years 'securing energy supplies for the UK and speeding the transition to net zero.'The amount planned for investment includes capex and pre-development…

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