"Nord Stream 2" News

Norway Spending Surges

Dec 04, 2018

New North Sea, Baltic Sea pipeline adds to Norway’s $20.5 billion 2019 spendNorway — that most capital-intensive of oil provinces — will see investments offshore increase by $2.34 billion in 2019, after a year that saw seven oilfield projects…

iSURVEY Completes Nord Stream 2 Survey

Nov 07, 2018

Survey and positioning services provider iSURVEY said it has completed a 30-day geophysical seabed survey for offshore pipelay and subsea construction company Allseas.The project team set out to identify obstructions and hazardous seabed features…

Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline is 70% Financed so Far

Oct 08, 2018

Seventy percent of funds needed to finance the Nord Stream 2 underwater gas pipeline from Russia to Germany have been raised, TASS news agency quoted the head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, as saying on Sunday.Nord Stream 2, which…

Germany to Build LNG Terminal in 'Gesture to U.S.'

Sep 18, 2018

Germany will chose a city to host a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal by year end's in what its economy minister on Tuesday called 'gesture' to the United States, which wants to increase gas exports to Europe.'This is a gesture to our American friends…

Saipem inks $370 million in contracts

Aug 31, 2017

Italian contractor Saipem has won a string of contracts worth a total US$370 million.  Eni Angola has awarded Saipem additional work orders for the West Hub Development project offshore Angola. The work, which will be performed by Saipem's E&C Offshore division…

North Sea awe

Jun 01, 2017

The awe inspired during the early days of the North Sea industry was back and in full force for the world’s heaviest offshore lift. Elaine Maslin reports. Pioneering Spirit, closing in on Brent Delta…

M² Subsea inks Nord Stream 2, Baltic Sea work

May 18, 2017

The Go Electra, from M2 Subsea. M² Subsea secured its first contract award that will see the firm supply the Go Electra vessel, ROVs and personnel to support survey work on the world’s longest subsea pipeline system…

Delta day arrives

May 01, 2017

Final preparations are being made for what will be the heaviest ever offshore lift and the first of the once prolific Brent field platforms removals using Allseas’ mega-vessel, the Pioneering Spirit. Elaine Maslin reports.  Allseas’…

Pioneering Spirit completes record offshore lift - video

Apr 28, 2017

Allseas’ dynamically positioned single-lift installation and decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has set a world lifting record, with the removal of Shell’s 24,200-ton Brent Delta platform topside today. Located in the Brent field…

Pioneering Spirit arrives at the Brent field

Apr 28, 2017

The world’s largest vessel has arrived at the Brent Delta facility in the UK North Sea ready to perform the heaviest offshore lift to date.  The close to a million-tonne displacement Pioneering Spirit mega-vessel is set to remove a 24…

Shell's Brent Delta single lift - in detail

Apr 25, 2017

The world’s heaviest offshore lift is primed to take place in the North Sea, on what was one of the largest UK fields, using the world’s largest vessel.  UPDATE: the lift happened on Friday, 27 April. Watch a video of the lift here. Watch…

Five majors to finance Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Apr 24, 2017

Gazprom-led Nord Stream 2 has signed financial agreements with five major energy companies, including supermajor Shell, for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project. Nord Stream 2 pipeline signing. Image from Uniper Twitter…

Nord Stream 2, Allseas ink pipelay deal

Apr 12, 2017

Nord Stream 2 finalized a deal with Allseas for the offshore pipelay of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline though the Baltic Sea last week, as the Gazprom-led company moves to begin the environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedure in Russia for the project…

Allseas inks Nord Stream 2 pipelay

Dec 09, 2016

Allseas and Nord Stream 2 signed a letter of intent (LOI) covering the offshore pipelay work for the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline through the Baltic Sea, marking the second major pipelay project that the Dutch heavy weight has entered this week…

Nord Stream PIG run sets records

Jan 16, 2014

The longest pig run was performed along the Nord Stream pipeline between Germany and Russia last year. Elaine Maslin found out more. At 1224km (759mi.) long, the Nord Stream’s twin offshore pipeline gas transportation sys- tem from Russia to Germany…

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