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States Sue US to Block Controversial Offshore Decommissioning Rule

Jun 17, 2024

Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi on Monday sued the U.S. government to block the Biden administration's proposed rule that would require the offshore oil and gas industry to provide nearly $7 billion in financial assurances to cover costs of dismantling old infrastructure…

ABL Group Wraps Up Ross Offshore Acquisition

Jun 17, 2024

Global consultancy ABL Group has completed the transaction to acquire 100% of the shares of specialist energy consultancy Ross Offshore, which now will merge with ABL Group company AGR.The combination of AGR and Ross Offshore will further strengthen…

Vestas Inks Conditional Turbine Order for 1.6GW Nordlicht Offshore Wind Projects

Jun 17, 2024

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has signed a conditional agreement to supply 112 of its 15 MW-rated offshore wind turbines for Vattenfall’s and BASF’s Nordlicht 1 and 2 offshore wind projects in Germany.Within the scope of the contract for the supply of V236-15…

Equinor and GRTgaz to Store Captured CO2 from France Offshore Norway

Jun 17, 2024

Equinor and main French gas transmission operator GRTgaz have signed project development agreement (PDA) to develop a transport system for captured CO2 from industrial emitters in France for permanent storage offshore Norway via the planned CO2 Highway Europe pipeline project…

MDL Names Head of Renewables

Jun 17, 2024

Back-deck engineering specialist Maritime Developments (MDL) has appointed Derek Lynch as Market Development Manager – Renewables as part of its diversification strategy aimed to strengthen the commitment to renewable energy market.With over…

DOF Contracts with Kystdesign for ROV Pair

Jun 17, 2024

Kystdesign won a new contract with DOF for two complete Constructor Compact ROV systems, a newly developed compact version of the Constructor ROV which has four systems sold to date.DOF delivers integrated subsea services. 'We are pleased with…

Xodus Launches Dedicated Renewables Engineering Arm

Jun 17, 2024

Global energy consultancy Xodus has created a new dedicated renewables engineering arm Evolv Energies to strengthen its capabilities in the offshore markets.Evolv Energies has been formed to deliver a broader engineering service as developments ramp up globally…

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Wants to Join Pemex in Deepwater Natural Gas Project

Jun 17, 2024

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that businessman Carlos Slim is interested in participating in the country's first deepwater natural gas project, working alongside state energy company Pemex.In March, Reuters reported…

Vallourec Hooks Major Deal with Equinor for Equipment Supply off Brazil

Jun 17, 2024

France-based tubular solutions supplier Vallourec has secured a five-year contract with energy giant Equinor for the supply of tubes and connections, accessories, and services for oil and gas fields in Brazil.Vallourec low-carbon OCTG solutions…

Liebherr Secures Order for Two Offshore Cranes for FPSO Operating Off Canada

Jun 17, 2024

Crane specialist Liebherr has sold two of its BOS 2600 Board Offshore Cranes to a Canadian customer that will be installed on the floating production storage offloading unit (FPSO) operating off the coast of Newfoundland in Canada.The BOS 2600…

BlueNord Spuds Harald East Well in Danish North Sea

Jun 17, 2024

Norway-based oil and gas company BlueNord has started drilling operations at the Harald East Middle Jurassic well (HEMJ), which could start delivering gas by the end of 2024, set to be exported through the Tyra East facilities.The HEMJ was spudded in the Harald East area…

Solstad Offshore’s Two CSVs Remain on Duty for Subsea7

Jun 14, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured contract extensions with Subsea7 for two of its subsea construction support vessels (CSVs) – Normand Subsea and Normand Energy.Subsea7 has exercised the 2025 optional charter period for the Normand Subsea…

Dana Petroleum Hires Subsea7 for North Sea Field Job

Jun 14, 2024

UK-based oil and gas company Dana Petroleum has awarded a contract to Subsea7 for the provision of subsea services for the Bittern field development, in the UK Central North Sea.The contract scope, whose value is between $50 million and $150 million…

SLB and Aker Carbon Capture Launch Joint CCS Venture

Jun 14, 2024

SLB and Aker Carbon Capture (ACC) have launched a joint venture, set up to enable wider adoption of market-ready and new carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies for power and hard-to-abate industrial sectors worldwideThe new company combines technology portfolios…

Damen Presents Offshore Charging Solution for Electric CTVs

Jun 14, 2024

Damen Shipyards Group has developed a new concept for offshore charging for fully electric crew transfer vessels (CTVs) operating at offshore wind farms.The system envisages a fully electric CTV which can charge either at offshore wind turbine…

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