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Norway: Oil Workers Strike Could Shut Large Offshore Field

18 hours ago

Oil workers organized by Norway's Lederne labor union will go on strike on Wednesday following a breakdown of wage talks, cutting Norway's crude output capacity by up to 470,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd), the union and employers said.The strike among 43 workers will trigger a shutdown of Equinor's Johan Sverdrup oilfield, the largest field in Western Europe, Lederne and the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) said…

Total to Spend $3B a Year on Renewables

11 hours ago

France's Total on Wednesday said it would hike its annual investments in renewable energy and electricity by 50% as it cuts its reliance on oil and aims to become a major low-carbon power producer.Faced with gloomy long-term prospects for oil demand…

VIDEO: Power On at Two Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Turbines

12 hours ago

Dominion Energy and Orsted have brought online two offshore wind turbines, which are part of the 12-megawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project, offshore Virginia Beach, USA. 'We're excited that the two CVOW wind turbines are…

Seaway 7 to Convert 'Seven Phoenix' into Cable Layer

13 hours ago

Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, is expanding its renewables fleet with a second cable lay vessel.The company, which has access to Subsea 7's pool of vessels, said Wednesday that the Seven Phoenix vessel would be converted…

Husky Energy Completes Liuhua 29-1 Gas Project Offshore China

14 hours ago

Commissioning has been completed at the third field at the Liwan gas project offshore China, Canadian oil company Husky Energy has said.'As a result of strong cooperation between Husky and its long-time partner CNOOC, the seven-well Liuhua 29-1 project was completed safely…

Baker Hughes Launches Subsea Wellhead Cutting System "Terminator"

14 hours ago

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes has launched a vessel-deployed subsea wellhead cutting system called the Terminator.In what Baker Hughes says is 'a first-of-its-kind mechanical wellhead removal method', the Terminator system has already…

Drydocks Starts Work on Jotun FPSO TMS

16 hours ago

Dubai's Drydocks World has begun work on a part of a turret mooring system for Jotun FPSO, for Bluewater Energy, with the end client being Var Energi in Norway.Namely, Drydocks said Wednesday it had held a steel-cutting ceremony to mark the start of production of the turntable project for the FPSO…

Alfa Laval Pumps for Three China-built FPSOs

17 hours ago

Swedish company Alfa Laval has said it has won orders to deliver Framo pumping systems for three FPSOs to be built in China.The orders comprise marine pumping systems for crude oil offloading, produced water, slop and ballast duties.The company…

Aker Solutions Delivers Subsea Structures for CNOOC's Lingshui 17-2 Field

17 hours ago

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions has completed the construction of subsea structures for China-based CNOOC's Lingshui 17-2 project in the South China Sea.The structures were built and tested at the China Offshore…

Taiwan: First Steel Cut for 'Green Jade' Offshore Installation Vessel

18 hours ago

The first steel cutting ceremony was held in Taiwan Wednesday for the Green Jade DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan.The vessel has been commissioned by CDWE, a joint venture between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME…

Golar Unit CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Corruption Probe

Sep 29, 2020

Golar LNG said on Tuesday Hygo Energy Transition Ltd Chief Executive Officer Eduardo Antonello has taken leave of absence with immediate effect, following a corruption investigation involving him in Brazil.Golar said Antonello's leave was in…

Oil & Gas to Drive Unprecedented Growth in Senegal, President Says

Sep 29, 2020

Senegal is expected to achieve unprecedented economic growth of 13.7% in 2023, thanks to the development of new oil and gas fields, President Macky Sall said on Tuesday.Oil was discovered in Senegal in 1961, but reserves big enough for commercial exploitation have been found only in recent years…

JDR to Link Two Azeri Platforms with Fiber Optic Power Cable

Sep 29, 2020

Subsea cable supplier JDR has won a contract with BP to manufacture and supply a 5.5km 33kV fiber optic power cable and a steel tube subsea isolation valve (SSIV) umbilical, for a platform project, offshore Azerbaijan.The 33 kV fiber optic power…

Petrobras' Tupi Field Output Hits Two Billion Barrels Mark

Sep 29, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has informed that the accumulated oil production from the Tupi offshore field in Brazil recently hit the 2 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) mark.The field, dubbed the largest deepwater oil producer in the world…

Sovcomflot Returns Seismic Vessel to Polarcus

Sep 29, 2020

Russian firm Sovcomflot has returned the offshore seismic vessel Ivan Gubkin to its owner Polarcus.The 14-streamer 3D seismic vessel - originally named Polarcus Amani - had been on a charter with Sovcomflot since 2017 and should've stayed with Sovcomflot for five and a half years…

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Total to Spend $3B a Year on Renewables

Total to Spend $3B a Year on Renewables

VIDEO: Power On at Two Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Turbines

VIDEO: Power On at Two Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Turbines

Seaway 7 to Convert 'Seven Phoenix' into Cable Layer

Seaway 7 to Convert 'Seven Phoenix' into Cable Layer

Husky Energy Completes Liuhua 29-1 Gas Project Offshore China

Husky Energy Completes Liuhua 29-1 Gas Project Offshore China

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