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Petrobras Takes TechnipFMC's Pipelay Support Vessel on Long-term Charter

Oct 12, 2021

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has secured a long-term charter and services contract with Petrobras in Brazil for the pipelay support vessel Coral do Atlântico.TechniFMC said the contract was a “substantial” one, meaning it has a value between $250 million and $500 million…

Semco, PTSC M&C JV to Delivers Substations for Hai Long Offshore Wind Projects

Oct 12, 2021

Semco Maritime and PTSC M&C consortium has been selected by Hai Long Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan as the Preferred Supplier for two offshore substations for the Hai Long 2 and Hai Long 3 offshore wind projects.The projects will be established…

IOG's Southwark Drilling Hits Snag as Issue Found on Jack-up Rig's Leg

Oct 11, 2021

UK-based oil and gas company IOG said Monday there had been an issue with one of the legs on the Noble Hans Deul jack-up drilling rig which recently moved to drill a well at its Southwark offshore field in the Southern North Sea.'Over recent…

Oil Rises to Multi-year Highs on Global Energy Crunch

Oct 11, 2021

Oil prices rose by about 2% on Monday, extending gains as an energy crisis grips major economies amid a pick-up in economic activity and restrained supplies from major producers.Brent crude was up $1.45, or 1.8%, at $83.84 a barrel by 1336 GMT…

Libya: NOC Says Offshore Oil Spill Under Control

Oct 11, 2021

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has brought under control an oil spill at an offshore storage facility, the company said on Sunday.The leak at the Farwah facility owned by Mabruk Oil Operations occurred while a tanker was loading oil on Friday…

Seadrill Says Its Reorganization Plan Accepted by Creditors, Shareholders

Oct 11, 2021

Offshore drilling company Seadrill said all voting classes of stakeholders accepted its reorganization plan, including all 12 credit facilities and general unsecured creditors and shareholders, labeling the result as an important step to Chapter 11 emergence…

Eco Wave Power Signs MoU with CIMC for Deployment of Wave Energy Tech in China

Oct 11, 2021

CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute (CIMC OEI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power.CIMC OEI is an engineering company that designs and builds offshore marine structures such as offshore drilling rigs…

Chevron Eyes Net Zero Operational Emissions by 2050

Oct 11, 2021

Chevron Corp on Monday set a target to cut operational emissions to net zero by 2050, joining a list of energy companies taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint.The move to cut upstream emissions from its own operations and indirect emissions…

MMT Names Interim CEO

Oct 11, 2021

Sweden-based subsea survey and inspection firm MMT, part of Ocean Infinity, has appointed Sara Båth-Dahlström as CEO. Båth-Dahlström, who takes over on an interim basis, from Per-Olof Sverlinger, has been with MMT since 2019.MMT was acquired by Ocean Infinity earlier this year…

Harbour Energy Gets License to Store CO2 in North Sea

Oct 11, 2021

The UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has awarded a carbon dioxide (CO2) appraisal and storage licence (CS licence) to oil and gas company Harbour Energy, recently created via a merger between Premier Oil and Chrysaor.The license will cover an…

First Jacket Installed at Scotland's Largest Wind Farm

Oct 11, 2021

The first offshore wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at Seagreen – Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm under construction - using Saipem 7000 crane vessel.Loaded on a barge at Global Energy Group’s Port of Nigg in the Highlands of Scotland…

Tailwind Wraps Drilling at Evelyn Development. First Oil in Q4, 2022

Oct 11, 2021

The UK-focused oil company Tailwind has completed the drilling of the Evelyn field development well, at the Triton Cluster on the UK North Sea.In February this year, Tailwind sanctioned the Evelyn field project in the North sea, following approval by the UK oil and gas regulator OGA…

Subsea Vehicles: To Be (resident), or Not to Be?

Oct 11, 2021

That’s the question? Or, more specifically, are there alternative ways of delivering robotics to where they’re needed without having to have seabed docking stations? Elaine Maslin takes a look.  The idea for some kind of resident subsea vehicle has been around for some time…

Qatar Petroleum Changes Name to Reflect 'Broader Strategy'

Oct 11, 2021

Qatar changed the name of its state-owned oil and gas firm to Qatar Energy from Qatar Petroleum to reflect what it said was a broader strategy but said it had no plans to sell assets to raise funds as other Gulf state producers have.'We have plenty of cash…

Offshore Wind: Xodus Names Country Manager, Sets Up Shop in Japan

Oct 11, 2021

Xodus, a UK-based energy sector consultancy, has engaged a country manager and opened its first Asian office in Japan, eyeing work in the country's growing offshore wind industry.'Having previously delivered a range of projects in Japan, Xodus…

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