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Borr Drilling Wins Rig Work. Says Worst is Over for Jack-up Market

Aug 03, 2020

Jack-up drilling rig owner Borr Drilling has signed agreements that should secure work for three of its drilling rigs. The Oslo-listed company said Monday it had entered into a contract and LOIs for three of its currently warm stacked rigs, adding USD 21 million to the total backlog, 'with good prospects for additional backlog on these units.'Borr Drilling's fleet status report shows that the letters of intent have been signed for the Norve and the Prospector 1 rigs with undisclosed clients…

Jan De Nul Installs Cables, Upgrades Substation for Changhua Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 04, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has completed the installation of four medium-voltage export cables connecting the TPC Changhua offshore wind farm to the shore in Taiwan. The company has also upgraded the onshore substation in Changhua County…

OHT Enters Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Business

Jul 30, 2020

Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT), a company specializing in, well, offshore heavy transport, has decided to diversify its offering and dive into the offshore wind turbine generator installation business.OHT said Thursday it had entered into a…

Equinor Gets OK to use Maersk Intrepid Jack-up Rig at Martin Linge Field

Jul 30, 2020

The Norwegian offshore oil and gas safety body PSA Norway has granted Equinor an approval to use the Maersk Intrepid jack-up at the Martin Linge offshore oil and gas field.The consent is for the use of the low-emissions rig for production drilling…

Danish Offshore Driller Investing in 'Carbon-Negative' Tech

Jul 29, 2020

Danish offshore oil and gas drilling company Maersk Drilling is stepping up its efforts to reduce emissions associated with its drilling operations.It in June joined a consortium whose aim is to develop an offshore storage solution for CO2 captured in Danish onshore facilities…

Spirit Energy Orders POS-GRIP System from Plexus

Jul 29, 2020

Oil and gas company Spirit Energy has ordered a POS-GRIP surface production wellhead system from Plexus Holdings.The order from Spirit Energy includes Plexus' POS-GRIP 5,000psi leak-proof 'HG' metal to metal sealing surface production wellhead…

GMS Completes 'First' Well Intervention from Self-Propelled Jack-Up Unit

Jul 28, 2020

Gulf Marine Services, a UAE-based supplier of self-propelled and self-elevating support vessels (SESVs) for the offshore energy industry, has said it has completed its first Well Intervention work scope.The company, which normally provides offshore…

VIDEO: Offshore Wind Turbine Blade Knocks Off Jack-Up Vessel's Gangway

Jul 27, 2020

A video has emerged online showing a wind turbine blade knocking an offshore installation vessel's gangway into the sea.The incident happened on July 2, at the under-construction Otary-operated SeaMade wind farm offshore Belgium, with no injuries to personnel reported…

Chevron Diversity Ratio to Improve as Layoffs Progress

Jul 24, 2020

Oil major Chevron Corp expects to reduce the dominance of white males in company management during cost-cutting this year, upping the share of senior level jobs held by women and ethnic minorities to 44% from 38% last year, the company said in a statement…

Byron Set to Tie SM58 G1 Well to GoM Platform. Production to Start in September

Jul 24, 2020

U.S. Gulf of Mexico-focused oil and gas company has informed that the Enterprise 264 jack-up rig has moved to a location near its SM58G platform offshore Louisiana.The drilling rig was last week moved to its recently installed South Marsh Island 58 G location…

Tekmar Energy's Cable Protection for Offshore Wind Farms in Japan

Jul 24, 2020

Subsea protection equipment provider Tekmar Energy will provide cable protection for the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farm project in Japan.The wind farms, set to be the first utility-scale offshore wind project in Japan, will be delivered by Akita Offshore Wind Corporation…

Turkey Slams Greek Claim Over Mediterranean Seismic Survey

Jul 22, 2020

The eastern Mediterranean region where a Turkish ship will carry out a seismic survey is part of Turkey's continental shelf, Ankara said on Wednesday, rejecting Greece's accusation that the ship is encroaching on its own shelf.Long-standing…

Double Offshore Drilling Go-Ahead for Aker BP

Jul 22, 2020

The Norwegian authorities on Wednesday granted oil company Aker BP consents to use the Maersk Integrator and Deepsea Nordkapp drilling rigs at the Ivar Aasen and Alvheim fields, respectively.At the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea, Aker BP…

Video: 'Hawk' Brings In Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Jackets

Jul 21, 2020

OHT’s heavy transport vessel Hawk arrived on Tuesday at Global Energy’s facility at the Port of Nigg, carrying 10 offshore wind jackets destined for the Moray East offshore wind farm, off the Aberdeenshire coast in Scotland.The vessel arrived…

Aker BP, Claxton Sign Deal for Offshore Services

Jul 21, 2020

Offshore engineering and services firm Claxton, part of Acteon, has signed a master services agreement with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP.Under the MSA, Claxton will provide its range of drilling support services and asset life extension and decommissioning equipment and services…

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