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Vattenfall to Sell 49.5% in Giant Offshore Wind Project in The Netherlands

11 hours ago

Offshore wind farm developer Vattenfall has agreed to sell to BASF 49.5% in its offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) in the Netherlands. Once fully commissioned it will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world and also the first one ever to be built without subsidies for the power produced, Vattenfall said.'Vattenfall will use Hollandse Kust Zuid to supply fossil-free electricity to its customers in the Netherlands…

Safety Boost: 4Subsea to Monitor Var Energi's Drilling Ops at Balder

6 hours ago

Subsea solutions provider 4Subsea has secured a three-year service agreement with the Norwegian oil and gas firm Vår Energi to monitor and analyze wellhead integrity to ensure safe operations for the Balder Future drilling and completion operations in Norway…

Havyard Delivers Another Offshore Wind Service Vessel to Esvagt

6 hours ago

Norway-based Havyard Leirivik said Thursday it had handed over a new wind farm service vessel to the Danish shipowner Esvagt.The vessel named ‘Alba’ is the second in a series of three vessels.Havyard's Norwegian Electric Systems has delivered…

Huge Interest in Norwegian Offshore Wind, Minister Says

7 hours ago

Norway is seeing big interest from energy firms in developing offshore wind farms in its ongoing licensing round and may offer additional acreage in 2023, Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tina Bru told Reuters on Thursday.“The interest is huge and I’m really looking forward to the developments…

Petrofac, SOCAR JV Net $25M Deal to Support BP's Azeri Central East Project

7 hours ago

Oilfield services firm Petrofac, in a joint venture with Azerbaijan's SOCAR, has won a contract to support BP's Azeri Central East (ACE) project, in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.Under the contract valued at about  $25 million, the Petrofac…

Activists Protest Against Norwegian Oil Licenses in the Arctic

8 hours ago

A group of environmental activists chained themselves in front of the Norwegian oil and energy ministry on Thursday to protest against the awarding of new oil exploration licenses in the Arctic.Carrying banners that said 'No to new oil' and…

Parkwind Orders Vestas Turbines for Arcadis Ost 1 Offshore Wind Farm

9 hours ago

Wind turbine maker Vestas said Thursday it had secured a firm order from Parkwind to deliver  27 V174-9.5 MW turbines for the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The order confirms the fifth collaboration between…

Denmark's Largest Wind Farm: Bidders Given 4 Months to Prepare Final Bids

12 hours ago

The Danish Energy Agency on Thursday published the final tender conditions for the tendering of Thor Offshore Wind Farm, which will be the country's largest. 'With the publication, all the basic elements of the tender are in place, and the bidders…

Drilling Starts at Block No. 1 Offshore Bahrain

12 hours ago

Bahrain's National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) started drilling the first exploration well in offshore block No. 1 to the north of the kingdom, a government media adviser said on Twitter on Wednesday.The new well is part of an exploration and…

Ashtead Technology, Hydromea in Subsea Wireless Tech Deal

13 hours ago

Subsea equipment provider Ashtead Technology has entered into rental partnership with Switzerland-based Hydromea, a subsea wireless access provider.Under the deal, Ashtead Technology will promote and use Hydromea’s LUMA high-speed through-water…

No Plan 'Right Now' to Permanently Ban New Oil and Gas Leases, U.S. Interior Secretary Says

13 hours ago

U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Wednesday told a congressional hearing that there is no plan to permanently ban new oil and gas drilling on federal land but her agency will soon release a report that will assess the future of the federal oil and gas leasing program…

Keppel, Sembcorp Marine in Talks to Merge Offshore and Marine Units

15 hours ago

Temasek-backed Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corp and smaller rival Sembcorp Marine are exploring a potential tie-up which would see them combine their struggling offshore and marine (O&M) businesses after years of losses in an industry downturn…

Miko Marine Delivers Magnetic Blanking Set for Bacalhau FPSO

15 hours ago

Norwegian company Miko Marine has shipped out the first magnetic blanking set destined for the Brazilian offshore sector from its fabrication plant in Haugesund, Norway. However, the set is not going to Brazil, but to the DSIC yard in Dalian…

V&SH Offshore Solutions Becomes Part of WTS Energy

Jun 23, 2021

V&SH Offshore Solutions, an offshore contractor specialized in testing and terminations, cable repairs, and outfitting of offshore high voltage assets has become a part of  WTS Energy, an energy services firm providing engineering support and manpower supply…

Solstad Offshore Bags UK North Sea PSV Charter

Jun 23, 2021

Norway-based Solstad Offshore has secured an 18-month charter for its platform supply vessel Sea Falcon.The offshore vessel owner said the contract, with an unnamed client, included a one-year extension option.Solstad did say that the client…

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Safety Boost: 4Subsea to Monitor Var Energi's Drilling Ops at Balder

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Havyard Delivers Another Offshore Wind Service Vessel to Esvagt

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