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Floating WInd Tech: TetraSpar Demonstrator Starts Operation Off Norway

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TetraSpar Demonstrator, dubbed the world’s first fully industrialized floating offshore wind foundation, has been officially commissioned and is now in operation off the coast of Norway.The floating wind foundation, fitted with an offshore wind…

NEO Energy to Buy JX Nippon's UK Oil and Gas Business

Nov 26, 2021

NEO Energy has struck a deal to buy JX Nippon Exploration and Production (U.K.) Limited from its Japan-based parent company JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation, part of Eneos Group.JX UK holds non-operated interests in several producing…

Brent Drops Under $80 as Investors Wary of New Variant, Q1 Surplus

Nov 26, 2021

Brent slid nearly 4% to below $80 a barrel on Friday as a new COVID-19 variant spooked investors, adding to concerns that a global supply surplus could swell in the first quarter following the release of crude reserves by the United States and others…

U.S., Global Partners Challenge OPEC+ with Coordinated Release of Oil From Reserves

Nov 23, 2021

The United States said on Tuesday it would release millions of barrels of oil from strategic reserves in coordination with China, India, South Korea, Japan and Britain, to try to cool prices after OPEC+ producers repeatedly ignored calls for more crude…

Woodside's Giant Scarborough LNG Project May Be the Last of Its Type

Nov 23, 2021

For the first time in a decade, a massive new liquefied natural gas (LNG) project has been approved for construction in Australia, but the Scarborough venture's structure and market realities indicate it may well be the last of its kind.Woodside…

Asian Countries Looking to Release Oil Reserves after U.S. Request

Nov 18, 2021

The world's biggest economies said on Thursday they were looking into releasing oil from their strategic reserves, following a rare request from the United States for a coordinated move to cool global energy prices.The U.S. move reflects frustration…

Hurricane Energy Says Talks with Bluewater Over FPSO Deal 'Positive'

Nov 16, 2021

Hurricane Energy, a UK-based oil firm producing oil from the Lancaster offshore field in the UK, has said it has had positive talks over the Aoka Mizu contract extension with owner Bluewater.Hurricane Energy, which started producing from the…

Chevron, Partners to Fork Out for Carbon Offsets for Gorgon LNG Carbon Capture Shortfall

Nov 12, 2021

Chevron Corp and its partners in the Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Western Australia have agreed to buy carbon credits likely to cost more than $180 million as a penalty for failing to meet a five-year target for carbon capture and storage (CCS)…

Japan's Marubeni Eyes Floating Wind, Green Hydrogen Projects in Scotland

Nov 10, 2021

Japanese company Marubeni Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Scottish Enterprise on collaboration for the decarbonization of Scotland including floating offshore wind and green hydrogen businesses.The Scottish Government…

JDC's Jack-up Starts Drilling Off Vietnam

Nov 09, 2021

Japanese offshore drilling firm Japan Drilling Company has said that one of its jack-up drilling rigs has started a drilling operation in Vietnam.The rig, HAKURYU-11 rig has kicked off the drilling operation based on a subcontract with PetroVietnam Drilling & Well Services Corporation…

Rystad: Offshore Wind Spending Closing the Gap on Oil and Gas Investments

Nov 02, 2021

Offshore wind spending is closing the gap on oil and gas investments and is expected to surpass them in several important countries by 2030, with the U.S. to see the fastest growth in offshore wind investment, Norway's Rystad Energy said Monday…

Deme Offshore, Penta Ocean Form Offshore Wind Installation JV in Japan

Nov 02, 2021

Belgium-based offshore installation company Deme Offshore has in partnership with Japan's Penta-Ocean Construction formed a new joint venture company specializing in offshore wind installation called Japan Offshore Marine.'Through [Japan Offshore Marine]…

Infographic: VesselsValue Launches Coverage of Crew Transfer Vessels

Nov 01, 2021

VesselsValue, a vessel valuation and data website, often cited by Offshore Engineer for data on offshore support vessels and rigs, is now covering Crew Transfer Vessels, too.According to data shared by VesselsValue with Offshore Engineer, the…

Offshore Wind Firm SSE Pacifico Created in Japan

Nov 01, 2021

UK-based renewable energy giant SSE Renewables has closed the deal to form a new joint ownership company, SSE Pacifico, which will pursue the development of offshore wind projects in Japan. The deal includes the acquisition by SSE Renewables…

D. R. Congo: Inpex Exits Offshore Block it Acquired in 1970

Oct 27, 2021

Japan-based oil and gas firm Inpex has said it has sold its stake in an offshore block in D. R. Congo, from which it produced oil since 1975. An expected significant decline in production is the reason for the sale, Inpex said.Inpex has sold its shares in Teikoku Oil (D…

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