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Norway's Feb Oil Production Slightly Above Forecast

Mar 19, 2021

Norway's oil production slightly exceeded official expectations in February, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) showed on Friday.Crude oil output slipped 0.6% from January to 1.793 million barrels per day (bpd) in February…

Norway: IMR to Use Kongsberg USVs, AUVs for Marine Ecosystem Monitoring

Mar 18, 2021

Norwegian maritime technology and equipment specialist Kongsberg Maritime will supply Norway’s Institute of Marine Research (IMR) with four autonomous vessels. The scope of supply includes two Kongsberg Maritime Sounder USVs (Unmanned Surface…

Anita Garibaldi FPSO to Feature TMC Compressors

Mar 18, 2021

Norway-based TMC Compressors has been awarded a contract to deliver a large marine compressed air system for the Brazil-bound FPSO Anita Garibaldi.The FPSO - to be delivered by Japan's MODEC in 2022- will be deployed at Petrobras' Marlim field in the Campos Basin…

New Offshore Wind Service Firm Looking to Raise up to $89M via Private Placement

Mar 18, 2021

Integrated Wind Solutions, a newly formed offshore wind service company owned by Norway's Awilhelmsen investment group, is eyeing a private placement of new shares in the company in connection with a listing on Euronext Growth Oslo, aiming to raise up to $89 million…

Heerema to Remove, Aker Solutions to Recycle Heimdal and Veslefrikk Platforms

Mar 18, 2021

Norwegian company Aker Solutions has said it has signed a 'sizeable' letter of intent with Dutch offshore services firm Heerema Marine Contractors for the decommissioning and recycling of Norwegian offshore platforms.Heerema has, as the main decommissioning contractor…

TechnipFMC, Magnora Team Up in Floating Offshore Wind Push

Mar 18, 2021

Energy services giant TechnipFMC and renewables investor Magnora have entered into an agreement to jointly pursue floating offshore wind project development opportunities under the name Magnora Offshore Wind.Magnora, which invests cash generated from a UK oil field to invest in renewables…

More Work for Odfjell Drilling's Offshore Rig with Equinor

Mar 17, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor has exercised its option to add one more well to Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Atlantic offshore drilling rig contract.Odfjell Drilling said Wednesday the well had been exercised under the Continued Optionality mechanism…

Wintershall Dea Gets Approval for Norwegian Sea Appraisal Well

Mar 17, 2021

Oil company Wintershall Dea has obtained a drilling permit for the well 6406/3-10 A in the Norwegian Sea.The well will be drilled using Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Aberdeen semi-submersible drilling rig, after the completion of the drilling of…

Chrysaor's First Operated Well Off Norway Shows Hydrocarbons Traces

Mar 17, 2021

UK oil and gas firm Chyrsaor has found hydrocarbon traces at the Jerv offshore exploration well; its first operated well in Norway.According to OKEA, Chysaor's partner in the offshore production license PL973 where the well is located, 'hydrocarbons…

PGS in 'First' Simultaneous Streamer and Node Seismic Survey Project

Mar 17, 2021

Norwegian marine seismic contractor PGS has been awarded a 3D exploration survey by Lundin Energy in the Barents Sea, off Norway.According to PGS, the project, in the production license, in PL1083 will see sparse node and high-density multisensor GeoStreamer seismic acquired simultaneously…

Kongsberg to Deliver $40M Tech Package for First Jones-act WTIV

Mar 17, 2021

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has secured a $40 million contract to supply an integrated technology solution for the first U.S.-built wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) - the Charybdis.The vessel, being built at Keppel AmFELS shipyard in the U…

Green Minerals' Production System to Be Ready in 2026

Mar 16, 2021

Green Minerals, a subsea minerals mining company recently created by Seabird Exploration, a Norway-based provider of seismic survey services wanting to diversify its business suffering from oil price cycles, on Tuesday said it expects to have its marine minerals production system ready in 2026…

Vår Energi Gets Nod to Use Marulk Field Subsea Infrastructure Until 2030 End

Mar 15, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has received regulatory approval to use the subsea facilities on the Marulk field in the Norwegian Sea beyond their original operating life.Vår Energi had consent for the operation of the Marulk field until December 31…

Noble Corp. Nets New Rig Contracts, Extensions. Sees Uptick in Tender Activity

Mar 12, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has recently secured several drilling contracts and its CEO says there has been an uptick in tender activity in various markets.The company, which in February completed its financial restructuring…

Tulip Oil Agrees to Sell Dutch Subsidiary to Kistos

Mar 12, 2021

Oil company Tulip Oil has agreed to sell its Dutch subsidiary Tulip Oil Netherlands to Kistos for 220 million euros, plus 163 million euros of contingent payments, and 5 million euros of warrants.Tulip Oil Netherlands owns an operating interest in the Q-10A offshore gas field…

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