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Malaysia's Sabah State to Develop Oil, Gas Facilities with Gibson Shipbrokers

Jul 01, 2024

London-based Gibson Shipbrokers and Malaysian state-owned Sabah Oil & Gas Development Corporation (SOGDC) have signed an agreement to develop oil and gas facilities in the Southeast Asian nation's Sabah state.The oil and gas facilities will…

New State Body Set Up in China for Deep Oil and Gas Reserves Drilling

Jul 01, 2024

China is setting up a new entity that groups national oil producers and other state firms to search for ultra-deep oil and gas reserves and tackle harder-to-extract non-conventional resources, state energy group CNPC said on Monday.This is in…

China Brings Online First Onshore Powered Offshore Oil Field

Jul 01, 2024

China’s state-run China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has brought onstream the first oil field in China that features low-carbon design and receives power from the shore for its operations in South China Sea.Located in Beibu Gulf of the South China Sea…

DOE Awards $7.4 Million for Sandia National Laboratories Energy Projects

Jun 30, 2024

The Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions has awarded $7.4 million to develop seven projects at Sandia National Laboratories aimed at advancing clean energy technologies.In total, DOE’s OTT announced $41.4 million in federal…

Vineyard Wind 1 Becomes Largest Operating Offshore Wind Farm in United States

Jun 28, 2024

The Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm, being built by Iberdrola’s Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has become the largest operating offshore wind farm in the United States, with the commissioning of 10 turbines totaling 136 MW…

Repsol in Talks to Merge UK North Sea Operations with NEO

Jun 28, 2024

Spain's Repsol is in talks to merge its UK North Sea oil and gas business with private equity-backed NEO Energy, three industry sources said, the latest consolidation effort by companies that operate in the basin amid greater tax pressures.A…

American Offshore Services Launches Its Second CTV

Jun 28, 2024

American Offshore Services (A-O-S) announced the launch of its second crew transfer vessel (CTV), Generater, designed to support the United States' growing offshore wind industry.Generater is a 99-foot, Jones-Act-qualified catamaran built to serve wind farms off the U…

Damen Books New SOV Oder for Taiwanese Offshore Wind Market

Jun 28, 2024

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has signed a deal with Ta San Shang Marine (TSSM) for the construction of new service operation vessel (SOV) for Taiwanese offshore wind operations.This is the third newbuilding SOV for TSSM, a joint venture between Mitsui O…

ABS and FibreMax Team Up for Floating Wind Mooring Tech

Jun 28, 2024

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Dutch company FibreMax have signed an agreement to collaborate on stiffness-driven mooring tendons for the floating offshore wind market.The collaboration, which is principally focused on floating offshore wind assets…

Scana Sets Up Subsidiary in Namibia Driven by Recent Deepwater Oil Discoveries

Jun 28, 2024

Norwegian company Scana has expanded internationally through the establishment of subsidiary in Namibia, which is emerging as an exploration hotspot followed by recent deepwater oil discoveries.Scana-owned PSW Technology is following key customers…

Aker BP Makes Another Gas Discovery in Barents Sea

Jun 28, 2024

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP and its partners have discovered gas in a wildcat well, drilled in the Barents Sea, using Saipem’s Scarabeo 8 semi-submersible drilling rig.The well 7324/8-4 (Hassel) represents the second well drilled in the production license 1170…

Fulcrum LNG to Pair with McDermott, Baker Hughes for Guyana Gas Project

Jun 27, 2024

A proposed large natural gas project in Guyana by U.S. energy developer Fulcrum LNG includes partnerships with U.S. oil service company Baker Hughes and engineering firm McDermott, the country's vice president said on Thursday.Guyana's President…

SLB OneSubsea to Design All-Electric Subsea System for Equinor’s Fram Sør Field

Jun 27, 2024

Oilfield services company SLB has, through its joint venture OneSubsea, secured a contract from Equinor for the front-end engineering design (FEED) of a 12-well, all-electric subsea production systems project in the Fram Sør field, offshore Norway…

Valeura Stops Wassana Field Production in Gulf of Thailand

Jun 27, 2024

Canada-based oil and gas company Valeura Energy has suspended production at its fully-owned Wassana field, offshore Thailand, due to the damage on mobile offshore production unit (MOPU) identified during routine inspection.During a scheduled…

BP Halts Hiring, Pauses New Offshore Wind Projects to Win Over Investors

Jun 27, 2024

BP's new CEO Murray Auchincloss has imposed a hiring freeze and paused new offshore wind projects as he places a renewed emphasis on oil and gas amid investor discontent over its energy transition strategy, sources at the company said.The moves…

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