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AS Mosley, Fugro Get Funding for FOWT Tech

Mar 16, 2020

Aberdeenshire-based offshore simulation and analysis company, AS Mosley, Dutch Fugro, together with Strathclyde University, have been awarded funding from The Carbon Trust, to develop new technology for monitoring Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (FOWT)…

Equinor Workers to Stay Offshore for Longer Due to Coronavirus

Mar 16, 2020

Equinor will extend its employees' shifts at offshore platforms to 21 days from 14 days to reduce the risk of coronavirus spread, the oil company said on Monday, as oil and gas production offshore Norway continued as normal.Equinor recorded…

Fair Winds and Following Offshore Work in Asia

Mar 16, 2020

Climate change has been a hot topic over the last few years, with tighter environmental regulations being introduced.Large multinational companies are under increasing pressure to reduce their carbon footprint and transition to cleaner energy solutions…

JOG Leads Study for Wider Greater Buchan Area Development

Mar 16, 2020

UK-Focused oil firm Jersey Oil & Gas will lead the study aimed at forming a hub to potentially develop oil discoveries made by several operators in the Greater Buchan Area in the UK North Sea.JOG said Monday has established and will lead the…

Prosafe’s Safe Zephyrus Rig Hired for Thistle Alpha Work

Mar 16, 2020

Offshore accommodation specialist Prosafe’s Safe Zephyrus accommodation rig has been contracted in support of the redundant subsea tank removal and safe re-habitation of the Thistle Alpha platform in the UK North Sea.As previously reported,…

Capricon Gets Approval for Duncan Drilling Off Norway

Mar 16, 2020

Cairn Energy’s subsidiary Capricorn Norge has been given permission to drill a wildcat well in the North Sea offshore Norway. The Duncan exploration well (35/8-7S) will be drilled using the Island Innovator semi-submersible drilling rig. The well is located in the production license 880…

Noble Corp. CFO Steps Down. Replacement Named

Mar 16, 2020

Offshore drilling company Noble Corporation has informed that Richard Barker will be appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the company.The new appointment comes following the current CFO Stephen M. Butz's decision to to step down as Executive…

Sonardyne Creates New Group

Mar 16, 2020

The owners of marine technology specialist Sonardyne have formed a new parent company. Sonardyne Group will align and harness the joint strengths of independent subsidiaries Chelsea Technologies, EIVA, Wavefront Systems, 2G Robotics and Sonardyne International…

No Impact of COVID-19 on Tidal Project Yet, Minesto Says

Mar 16, 2020

Tidal energy developer Minesto has so far felt no effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the inflow of components for its tidal project in the Faroe Islands, but the company said it was watching the situation closely. “Minesto is closely following…

Petrobras Suspends International Travel Due to Coronavirus

Mar 16, 2020

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has suspended employees' international travel amid the global health crisis caused by the coronavirus, according to a statement on Monday.Petrobras, as the company is known, also said workers older than 65 years of age will have to work remotely…

Polarcus: Client Cancels Seismic Project in Asia Pacific

Mar 16, 2020

Seismic data acquisition company Polarcus has lost a seismic acquisition contract for a project in the Asia Pacific region.The company in December said it had been awarded a four-month marine seismic survey project in the Asia Pacific region with an unnamed client…

Oil Giants Set Health Checks, Work-from-home Rules

Mar 16, 2020

Major energy companies in the United States imposed work-from-home rules for office staff and began health checks for remote or critical workers as coronavirus spread and threatened an industry reeling from falling demand and profits.BP, Exxon Mobil…

TechnipFMC Shelves Spin-off Due to Market Turmoil

Mar 16, 2020

Franco-American oil services firm TechnipFMC Plc is putting on hold plans to split itself into two due to turbulence in financial markets linked to the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Sunday.The group, created three years ago via the merger of Technip and FMC…

Coronavirus Case Forces Equinor to Pause Martin Linge Project

Mar 13, 2020

Norwegian oil company Equinor has halted work at the Martin Linge offshore development project after one of its employees tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this week, the company said on Friday.It was too early to tell whether the Martin Linge field…

Saipem Buys Solstad's Norce Endeavour Vessel

Mar 13, 2020

Italian oilfield services company Saipem has agreed to buy Solstad Offshore's lay barge vessel DLN Norce Endeavour.Saipem had in December 2019, chartered the vessel from Solstad Offshore. The charter included an option for Saipem to acquire the vessel…

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