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Woodside Halts Some Activity in Myanmar After Coup

Feb 02, 2021

Australia's Woodside Petroleum has put some activity on hold in Myanmar after generals seized power and detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and said on Tuesday it was monitoring the changing situation in the country.Woodside has been working…

Exxon Creates Carbon Capture Tech Branch

Feb 02, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp has created a division to commercialize its technology that helps reduce carbon emissions, as the U.S. oil major looks to step up efforts against climate change amid rising pressure from investors and activists.The move comes…

Mitsubishi Heavy, Vestas Form Japan JV

Feb 01, 2021

MHI Vestas Japan, a joint venture between Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems started operations on Monday.The newly established joint venture is aimed at strengthening the two partners' collaboration in the field of renewable energies…

Masirah Oil Starts Production from New Well Offshore Oman

Feb 01, 2021

Oil firm Masirah Oil has informed that production has kicked off from the second development well drilled in the Yumna Field, in the Block 50, offshore Oman.The well was spudded on December 10, 2020, using the Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig…

Saipem to Build Foundations for French Offshore Wind Farm in Deal worth $556M

Feb 01, 2021

Italian engineering and construction services firm Saipem has won a contract worth 460 million euros (around $556 million) to build and install foundations at a wind farm offshore France.The contract, awarded by Eoliennes Offshore du Calvados…

Mammoet Opens New Taiwan Office to Target Offshore Wind Opportunities

Feb 01, 2021

Dutch heavy lift and transportation company Mammoet is opening a new office in Taichung, Taiwan, to allow its team to be located closer to project sites and to offer onshore services for offshore wind farms locally.'Due to the rapid expansion…

UK: NHV to Fly Neptune Energy Crew to Seagull Offshore Field

Feb 01, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has tapped offshore helicopter operator NHV Group to provide crew transportation services in support of an oilfield development project in the UK North Sea.NHV said Monday the contract was for 18 months, and…

VIDEO: 2021 Will Be a 'Step-change' for U.S. Offshore Wind Industry

Feb 01, 2021

Despite being the second-largest global market for onshore wind, the United States is today a very minor player in comparison to the European and East Asian offshore wind markets, however, this is about to change.Philip Lewis, Director of Research…

Solstad Nets Offshore Wind W2W Contract in UK

Feb 01, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas has awarded a contract to the Norwegian offshore vessel operator for the charter of the construction support vessel Normand Fortress.Under the contract, the vessel will support MHi Vestas' Walk-to-work operations at the Triton Knoll wind farm in the UK…

Fed's Kaplan: U.S. Needs Healthy Fossil Fuel Industry During Green Transition

Feb 01, 2021

Even as the U.S. economy makes the switch over coming decades to renewable energy like wind and solar, the nation needs to ensure its fossil fuel industry stays healthy, a top U.S. central banker said on Friday.'The challenge for the country will be to transition…

India Could Give Cairn Offshore Oil Field in Lieu of $1.2B Arbitration award

Feb 01, 2021

The Indian government may give Cairn Energy a surrendered oil field such as the Ratna R-Series [offshore the west coast] in lieu of an arbitration award against the South Asian country, according to a Press Trust of India report in financial daily Mint…

Shearwater Nets SE Asia Seismic Survey Gig

Feb 01, 2021

Norway-based seismic survey services provider Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract for a marine seismic 3D survey in South East Asia.The company, owned by Rasmussengruppen, GC Rieber Shipping ASA, and Schlumberger, said that the contract was for two months…

Equinor, BP Firm Up US Offshore Wind Partnership

Jan 29, 2021

Equinor and bp have completed their previously announced transaction including bp’s $1.1 billion purchase from Equinor of a 50% interest in two major lease areas off the US East Coast. The transaction is the first step in a strategic partnership…

Shareholders Create Coalition to Pressure Exxon for Change

Jan 29, 2021

More than 135 investors managing more than $2 trillion are forming a coalition to push Exxon Mobil Corp into making sweeping changes including refreshing its board and focusing more on energy transition, people familiar with the matter said on Friday…

Petrobras Strikes Oil at Urissanê Well, Off Brazil

Jan 29, 2021

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras has said it has identified the presence of hydrocarbons in the wildcat well in the block C-M-411, in the pre-salt region in the Campos Basin, off Brazil.The well 1-BRSA-1377-RJS, informally known as Urissanê, is located approximately 200 km from the coast…

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