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Odfjell Drilling Nets One-well Gig with Lundin Energy for Deepsea Stavanger Rig

Dec 01, 2021

Swedish oil company Lundin Energy has awarded a one-well contract to Odfjell Drilling for the use of the Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig off Norway.The rig owner said Wednesday that the well had been exercised as part of the options agreed in…

Pori Offshore Construction Changes Name

Dec 01, 2021

Finland's offshore construction firm Pori Offshore Construction has changed the company name to Enersense Offshore Oy.The name change comes as Enersense acquired the entire share capital of Pori Offshore Constructions Oy on October 4, and wants…

OWGP Launches Funding Call for UK's Offshore Wind Supply Chain Firms

Dec 01, 2021

The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP), an organization that describes itself as the go-to enabler to develop the UK offshore wind supply chain, has released its latest Development Grant funding call, with £3.5 million (around $4,6 million)…

Huisman's Cranes for Cadeler's New Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Dec 01, 2021

Dutch offshore crane maker Huisman has secured a contract from China's COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. to design and build two >2,000mt Leg Encircling Cranes (LEC) for Cadeler's recently ordered two new build X-class vessels.The identical…

U.S. Crude Output in September Fell 3.5% after Ida Hit Offshore Platforms

Dec 01, 2021

U.S. crude oil production fell 3.5% in September after Hurricane Ida temporarily halted most crude production in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a monthly report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Tuesday.Crude output dropped 380…

China's SPIC Connects New Offshore Wind Farms to National Grid

Dec 01, 2021

China's State Power Investment Corp (SPIC), the country's top green power operator, connected two newly built offshore wind farms off south China's Guangdong province to the state grid on Tuesday, the company said on its official Wechat account…

Hi-Float: Hyundai Heavy Gets BV AiP for Floating Wind Turbine Foundation

Dec 01, 2021

Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries for its design and development of “Hi-Float”, a floating offshore wind turbine foundation. The offshore floating wind substructure “Hi-Float” is designed…

Maersk Drilling, Petrogas Pen UK North Sea Drilling Deal

Dec 01, 2021

Offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling and oil firm Petrogas North Sea have exercised the previously agreed exclusive option to employ the harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resilient to drill an appraisal well at the Birgitta field in the UK sector of the North Sea…

UK North Sea: Maersk Supply Service Nets Juliet Field Decom Job

Dec 01, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has awarded a decommissioning contract to Maersk Supply Service (MSS) for the Juliet field in the UK Southern North Sea.Neptune Energy said that Maersk Supply Service would deploy innovative technology to reduce…

TotalEnergies Spuds 'High-impact' Venus-1X Well Offshore Namibia

Dec 01, 2021

TotalEnergies has spudded the Venus-1X offshore exploration well in Namibia's Block 2913B (PEL 56). The well, seen as potentially transformational for the Namibian oil industry, is being drilled in 3,000 meters water depth.The news of the drilling…

Caterpillar to Power Edda Wind's New Vessels

Nov 30, 2021

Caterpillar Marine said it has been selected to be the power solutions provider for Edda Wind’s four new commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV) being built at Astilleros Gondán and two new service operation vessels (SOV) to be built at Astilleros Balenciaga shipyards in Spain…

Volvo Penta's Propulsion for American Offshore Services' CTVs

Nov 30, 2021

Volvo Penta has secured a contract to provide quad IPS propulsion systems for the four new offshore wind farm crew transfer vessels (CTVs) that will be built at Blount Boats for American Offshore Services (AOS). The new 30-meter (99-ft.) twin…

Report: Lundin Energy Pondering Sale

Nov 30, 2021

Swedish oil and gas company Lundin Energy is considering a potential sale, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing unnamed sources.Lundin, which has a market value of about $10 billion, is studying strategic alternatives that could also include a merger or asset disposals…

Shell Eyes Return to Libya

Nov 30, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell is considering a return to Libya with a plan to develop new oil and gas fields and infrastructure, as well as a solar project, two sources said, a decade after exiting the North African country because of unrest.The plan, details of which were seen by Reuters…

Carnarvon to Spud Buffalo-10 Well in Timor Sea in December

Nov 30, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Carnarvon Energy, which earlier this month changed its name from Carnarvon Petroleum, is set to receive the Valaris JU-107 jack-up drilling rig 'within the next two weeks' and start drilling at the Buffalo-10 well-site…

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