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Scotland Unveils $78 Mln Fund to Support Energy Sector

Jun 12, 2020

The Scottish government said on Friday it has set up a 62 million pound ($78 million) fund to help the energy industry recover from the impacts of the coronavirus crisis and the collapse in oil and gas prices.The energy transition fund will…

Norway Opens Two Areas for Offshore Wind in the North Sea

Jun 12, 2020

Norway has opened two areas for offshore wind power developments in the North Sea, including one along its maritime border with Denmark, the energy ministry said on Friday.Western Europe's largest oil and gas producer generates most of its electricity from hydropower and normally has a surplus…

The Emerging U.S. Offshore Wind Industry in a Post-COVID-19 World

Jun 12, 2020

Join a webinar on June 17, 2020 for the global release of a major new market study on the depth, breadth and growth prospects of the Offshore Wind Market --  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UR5uY1boTOKdAAcAXDbR4gJust when it was looking…

Neptune Gets License to Drill Wildcat Duo Off Norway

Jun 12, 2020

Neptune Energy has secured a regulatory consent to drill two wildcat wells at the Dugong prospect in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The consent, granted by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, concerns the drilling of wells 34/4-15 S and 34/4-15 A…

Macquarie Teams Up with RIDG for ScotWind Leasing Round

Jun 12, 2020

Macquarie's Green Investment Group, a green infrastructure investor, has teamed up with a Scottish offshore wind developer to compete for offshore wind projects in Scotland, it said in a statement late on Thursday.Earlier this week, Crown Estate Scotland launched ScotWind…

Indonesia Targets IPOs of Pertamina Sub-holdings

Jun 12, 2020

Indonesia's State-Owned Enterprise Minister Erick Thohir said on Friday he aimed to group units of state oil and gas company PT Pertamina into 'sub-holdings' and launch initial public offerings within two years.Thohir is trying to revamp hundreds of Indonesian state companies to boost profitability…

Call for Bids Launched for Offshore Blocks in Eastern Newfoundland

Jun 12, 2020

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has issued a Call for Bids for Exploration Licenses in the Eastern Newfoundland Region.Call for Bids NL20-CFB01 (Exploration Licences, Eastern Newfoundland Region) consists of 17 parcels and a total of 4…

Solstad Offshore Lands Work for PSV Trio

Jun 12, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has won two longer-term platform supply vessel contracts, and one PSV extension.Solstad said Thursday that 'a leading North Sea operator' had awarded it contracts for two Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) for a period of six months firm plus options…

Report: Shell Selling Norwegian Fields, Pipelines stakes

Jun 12, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell has launched the sale of its stakes in two oilfields and two pipelines in Norway, according to a sales document seen by Reuters.Shell is selling its 6.45% interest in the Kvitebjorn field and pipeline and its 3.225% interest in the Valemon Unit and Valemon Rich Gas Pipeline…

Oil Extends Slump as Prospect of Second Viral Wave in U.S. Ends Rally

Jun 12, 2020

Oil prices fell on Friday, extending heavy overnight losses as a surge in U.S. coronavirus cases this week raised the prospect of a second wave of the COVID-19 outbreak hitting demand in the world's biggest consumer of crude and fuel.West Texas Intermediate was down 65 cents…

UK Gov't Urged to Exempt All Offshore Workers from Quarantine Restrictions

Jun 11, 2020

A group comprising five offshore energy industry associations has called for the UK Government to exempt all offshore energy sector workers from the 14-day quarantine restrictions introduced on June 8.The group that calls itself the global Offshore Industry Group…

Nexans to Deliver Cables for Giant Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

Jun 11, 2020

French industrial cable supplier Nexans has been awarded a contract by SSE Renewables to deliver cables for the recently sanctioned 1,075 megawatt (MW) Seagreen offshore wind farm project.The contract calls for Nexans to design, manufacture…

Asia's Largest Oil Industry Meeting APPC Will be Virtual

Jun 11, 2020

Asia's largest energy industry gathering, the Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference will this year take place virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic, S&P Platts said on Thursday.The conference will be held from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16, Platts said in a statement…

Bahamas Petroleum, Columbus Energy Propose All-Stock Merger

Jun 11, 2020

Bahamas Petroleum Company, an oil firm with assets in the Bahamas, and as of recently offshore Uruguay, is set to merge with Trinidad-focused Columbus Energy Resources.The boards of directors of the two companies on Thursday said they had reached…

Ampelmann's Gangway for New Ice-Breaking W2W Vessel

Jun 11, 2020

Dutch offshore crew transfer specialist Ampelmann will deliver an ice-strengthened gangway for the recently ordered, Russia-bound, shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel.As previously reported, Dutch shipbuilder Niestern Sander, with compatriot vessel-owner Wagenborg Offshore…

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