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Harbour Energy Taps Expro for Balmoral Well Abandonment Project

May 22, 2023

Offshore well services firm Expro said Monday it had won a new contract with oil and gas company Harbour Energy for a well abandonment campaign as part of the decommissioning project for the Balmoral area, in the UK Continental Shelf.The multi-year contract…

U.S. Coast Guard Saves Three Boaters Stranded on Offshore Oil Platform

May 22, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday it had rescued three boaters from an offshore oil platform after their vessel sank near Freeport, Texas, Sunday.'Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report at approximately 3 a.m. from…

CNOOC's Floating Wind Turbine Starts Powering Offshore Oil Fields

May 22, 2023

China's CNOOC Limited said Monday that the Wenchang deep-sea floating wind demonstration project has been connected to the grid for power generation. The demonstration project is located near the Wenchang oilfields in the western part of the South China Sea…

SSE Renewables, RWE Seeks Public Input on North Falls Offshore Wind Farm Project

May 19, 2023

SSE Renewables and RWE joint venture's Southern North Sea offshore wind farm project, North Falls has launched the statutory consultation on its proposals.North Falls is a proposed extension to the existing 504MW Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm…

Exxon Rebuts Proxy Advisor, Says Net Zero Emissions Scenario 'Unlikely'

May 19, 2023

Exxon Mobil Corp has pushed back against investors pressing the largest U.S. oil producer to report on the risks to its business from restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions and potential environmental disasters. In a reply on Wednesday to proxy advisor Glass Lewis…

Fresh Strike Wave Looms in UK Offshore Sector as 600 Bilfinger Workers Reject Pay Offers, Unite Says

May 19, 2023

UK-based union Unite said Friday that around 600 of its offshore members at Bilfinger UK Limited have rejected new pay offers, and confirmed fresh strike action will now occur in June.'New pay offers were rejected by Unite members based on the offshore assets of the operators Ithaca…

Shell Faces Tense Shareholder Meeting as Profits and Climate Collide

May 19, 2023

Shell will likely face one of its most acrimonious annual meetings next week as it struggles to balance investor pressure to capture profits from oil and gas and a vocal minority saying it must move faster to tackle climate change. Big Oil firms…

Lula's Coalition Roiled by Decision to Block Petrobras' Amazon Mouth Drilling Project

May 19, 2023

A decision by Brazil's environmental regulator to block state-owned oil company Petrobras' Amazon oil project has exposed tensions in President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's coalition between green advocates and those prioritizing economic development…

Equinor Awards TechnipFMC a Significant Contract for Riserless Light Well Intervention Services

May 19, 2023

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC will provide riserless light well intervention (RLWI) services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf for Equinor under a newly awarded contract.TechnipFMC said Friday the two-year contract with Equinor was a significant one…

Amogy, Skansi Offshore, and SEAM Team Up to Decarbonize Offshore Support Vessels with Ammonia Technology

May 19, 2023

Amogy, Skansi Offshore, and SEAM have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to investigate potential technology collaboration in the field of ammonia application, with the common goal of decarbonizing the offshore support vessel industry…

PGS' Ramform Hyperion Vessel in 40-Day 3D Survey Project in Barents Sea

May 19, 2023

Offshore seismic survey specialist PGS said Friday it had executed the final contract with an independent energy company for a 3D survey in the Barents Sea.PGS said the 3D survey would be conducted by the Ramform Hyperion vessel. The project is about to start…

Helix Q7000 Sets Sail Ahead of Severe Storm Forecast, Embarking on Tui Oil Field Decommissioning

May 18, 2023

Helix Energy Solutions' semi-submersible vessel Helix Q7000 which earlier this week arrived in Port Taranaki, New Zealand, ahead of its planned decommissioning work at the Tui offshore field, has already set off from the port ahead of a forecasted significant storm event…

UK Offers 20 Offshore Carbon Storage Licenses to 12 Companies

May 18, 2023

Twelve companies were awarded a total of 20 licenses to develop carbon dioxide (CO2) storage offshore, in Britain's first licensing round for such projects, the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) said on Thursday.Britain aims to use carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology…

Third Medical Evacuation in Three Months: Coast Guard Assists Ailing Crewmember on Solitaire Pipelayer

May 18, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from Allseas' pipelayer Solitaire Tuesday approximately 13 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.Coast Guard Eighth District and Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center watchstanders received…

Aramco Names Presidents for Upstream and Downstream Businesses

May 18, 2023

Saudi Arabian oil giant 2 Aramco on Thursday named Nasir al-Naimi and Mohammed Al Qahtani as presidents of its upstream and downstream businesses, respectively, in a move designed to support the company's growth plans. The newly created positions and appointments…

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