Offshore News

 

NOIA: U.S. Gov't Move Against Offshore Oil & Gas Lease Sales 'Devastating to Americans'

May 13, 2022

Erik Milito, president of the U.S. National Ocean Industries Association, said this week that the U.S. government's decision not to hold offshore oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska’s Cook Inlet was expected, but also 'devastating to Americans.''This decision is not surprising at all. As early as March 2020, then-candidate Biden made it clear that he would stop federal oil and gas development if elected…

DOF Wins $260M in AHTS, ROV Deals with Petrobras in Brazil

May 16, 2022

Oslo-listed offshore vessel operator DOF has, through its Brazilian subsidiaries, won new long-term charter and service contracts with Petrobras for four AHTS vessels and ROVs. The vessels, Skandi Angra, Skandi Paraty, Skandi Urca, and Skandi Fluminense…

CBED to Provide Accommodation Vessel for German North Sea Wind Farm Projects

May 16, 2022

Offshore accommodation company CBED has won a contract for its Wind Innovation vessel on the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.'With the operations and maintenance service contract with DanTysk Sandbank Offshore Wind GmbH & Co…

Viking Supply Ships' Four AHTS Deal In Russia Canceled

May 13, 2022

Swedish offshore vessel operator Viking Supply Ships has informed that a previously announced contract in Russia for four of its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels has now been canceled.Viking Supply Ships had early on February 8 said it had secured a multi-season contract worth 18…

U.S. Scraps Three Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales

May 13, 2022

The Biden administration on Wednesday said it would scrap three planned sales of offshore oil and gas leases in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico.In a statement, the Department of Interior said it was not moving forward with an auction for drilling…

TotalEnergies Confirms U.S. Offshore Wind Award. Says Wind Farm Could Come Online by 2030

May 13, 2022

After the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced TotalEnergies and Duke Energy Corp as the winners of two offshore wind leases in federal waters off the coast of North and South Carolina on Wednesday, the confirmation came Friday from TotalEnergies…

AMSC to Buy Normand Maximus OSCV for $157M. Agrees Charter with Solstad Offshore

May 12, 2022

American Shipping Company ASA (AMSC) has agreed to acquire the Normand Maximus construction support vessel from Maximus Limited, a company controlled by its secured lenders.In parallel with the transaction, AMSC will enter into a long-term bareboat…

Edison Chouest Offshore to Provide SOV for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Owned by Equinor, BP

May 12, 2022

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has awarded Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) a long-term service operations vessel charter. The vessel will service the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project located 15-30 miles southeast of Long Island…

Boskalis Raises Full-Year Core Profit Guidance

May 12, 2022

Dutch dredging and marine services firm Boskalis raised its full-year core profit forecast on Thursday, pointing to a well-filled order book and favorable market outlook in the short and medium-term.Boskalis, which also offers services and contracting…

Carolina Long Bay Offshore Wind Lease Auction Results Send Mixed Signals

May 12, 2022

On Wednesday, French oil & gas major TotalEnergies and U.S. utility Duke Energy were declared provisional winners of the two lease areas auctioned by BOEM, the federal agency in charge of offshore wind area leasing and project permitting. Whilst…

Total, Duke Are Winners of Latest US Offshore Wind Auction

May 11, 2022

France energy giant TotalEnergies and U.S. power company Duke Energy Corp were the winners of two offshore wind leases in federal waters off the coast of North and South Carolina on Wednesday, the Interior Department said in a statement.Winning bids amounted to $315 million…

Renewable Energy: First Floating Tidal Power Delivered to Nova Scotia Grid

May 11, 2022

Sustainable Marine said it has successfully harnessed the tidal currents in Canada’s Bay of Fundy, delivering the first floating in-stream tidal power to Nova Scotia’s grid.Nova Scotia has allocated circa 30MW of capacity via demonstration permits…

U.S. to Hold Offshore Wind Auction for Carolina Coast

May 11, 2022

The Biden administration on Wednesday will hold a wind energy auction for two areas off the coast of North and South Carolina, its second such offering this year.The sale is part of the government's broad push to put wind turbines in federal waters along every U…

Aker BP Charters Large PSV from Solstad Offshore

May 11, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has chartered Solstad Offshore's large platform supply vessel Normand Arctic.,The platform supplier will be used to support Aker BP's activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.According to the shipowner…

Gasunie to Charter New Fortress Energy FSRU to Reduce Dutch Reliance on Russian Gas

May 10, 2022

New Fortress Energy has executed a binding agreement to charter a floating storage and regasification unit (“FSRU”) to Dutch energy network operator Gasunie, in an effort by the Netherlands to reduce Russian gas imports. The chartered FSRU will provide storage capacity of approximately 170…

Current News

SeaTech to Design Semi-submersible Platform for Seawind's Offshore Wind Floater

SeaTech to Design Semi-submersible Platform for Seawind's Offshore Wind Floater

Greencoat UK Wind to Pay $496.5M for 12.5% Stake in UK Offshore Wind Farm

Greencoat UK Wind to Pay $496.5M for 12.5% Stake in UK Offshore Wind Farm

Equinor, Exxon Agree to Expand Brazil Offshore Oil Ops

Equinor, Exxon Agree to Expand Brazil Offshore Oil Ops

Woodside Sees Slim Risk of Big Share Selloff by BHP Investors

Woodside Sees Slim Risk of Big Share Selloff by BHP Investors

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine