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Aker Offshore Wind Names CFO

Jun 10, 2021

Tom Selwood has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Aker Offshore Wind, the recently established Norwegian floating wind developer. Selwood joins the company from Aker Horizons’ commercial finance unit where he has worked with M&A and financing for offshore wind projects…

TotalEnergies Wins Upstream Industry’s Most-admired Explorer Award

Jun 10, 2021

French oil and gas giant TotalEnergies (formerly Total) has been crowned the upstream industry’s most-admired explorer for the second year in a row. The accolade is awarded as part of Wood Mackenzie’s annual Exploration Survey. The award ceremony…

Gallery: Allseas' Giant Vessel Removes Morecambe Bay Platform Topsides

Jun 10, 2021

Offshore services firm Allseas said Wednesday it had removed the former DP3 gas production topsides from Spirit Energy’s Morecambe Bay development in the East Irish Sea, using the giant Pioneering Spirit vessel.This follows the removal of the…

Parkwind Taps JDR for Arcadis Ost 1 Subsea Cables

Jun 10, 2021

Offshore wind developer Parkwind has granted subsea cable manufacturer JDR a contract to provide, test, and terminate 33kV subsea cables for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany.JDR, part of TFKable Group, will supply the 45km of 33kV array cable that will connect the 27 wind turbines…

McDermott Names Mukherjee COO

Jun 10, 2021

Offshore energy services provider McDermott has appointed Samik Mukherjee as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. 'In this position, Mukherjee will continue to advance the company's long-term strategy through solid alignment of its service offerings to meet evolving customer needs…

Brazil: Petrobras Set to Start Sapinhoá Field OBN Survey

Jun 10, 2021

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras is set to kick off the first of the two seismic acquisitions of the Sapinhoá field monitoring project, in the pre-salt of the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.'Seismic acquisition is an important tool for managing the deposit (reservoirs) and optimizing production systems…

Technip Energies Hires Havfram for Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO Work

Jun 10, 2021

Norwegian offshore services company Havfram, previously known as Ocean Installer, has won a contract with Technip Energies in Africa.The contract is for the pre-installation and subsequent hook-up of the subsea mooring system for a natural gas…

Norway Invites Bids for Mature Offshore Oil and Gas Blocks

Jun 09, 2021

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Wednesday invited oil companies to apply for acreage in the mature areas of the Norwegian continental shelf as part of the Awards in predefined areas 2021 (APA 2021) licensing round.APA 2021…

SeaMar's Deep Helder Vessel Deployed at Equinor's Beacon Wind Site

Jun 09, 2021

Dutch offshore vessel owner SeaMar has informed that its MV Deep Helder has been deployed by MMT on the 2021 export cable route surveys for the Equinor “Beacon Wind” offshore wind farm.SeaMar’s Deep Helder is supporting MMT on this renewable energy project during the Geophysical…

Gabon: Panoro Energy Completes Dussafu Permit Transaction

Jun 09, 2021

Panoro Energy has completed the purchase of an additional 10% working interest in the Dussafu Marin permit, offshore Gabon, from Tullow Oil.Following the completion, Panoro-Gabon holds a 17.4997% non-operated working interest in the Dussafu Marin permit…

ExxonMobil Finds More Oil in Stabroek Block Offshore Guyana

Jun 09, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil said Wednesday it had made another oil discovery in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, this time at the Longtail-3 well.'Drilling at Longtail-3 encountered 230 feet (70 meters) of net pay, including newly identified…

VIDEO: FutureOn Launches New Software for Digital Field Planning

Jun 09, 2021

FutureOn, a software company focused on the energy sector, has said it has designed a tool 'for the next-generation energy engineer that will impact project economics across the full lifecycle.'According to the company, the software called FieldTwin Design 6…

Gibb Group to Provide PPE for Vattenfall's 11 Wind Farms in UK

Jun 09, 2021

Energy firm Vattenfall has awarded Norfolk-based Gibb Safety & Survival, part of Gibb Group, a contract to provide protective clothing, safety, and survival equipment to keep workers safe across its eleven UK wind farms.Under the three-year contract…

Ørsted Joins Norwegian Offshore Wind Venture to Compete in Upcoming Bid Round

Jun 09, 2021

Ørsted, the world's largest offshore wind developer, has joined a consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco with the aim to compete in Norway's upcoming application round for offshore wind areas.'The Norwegian part of the North…

Yinson to Conduct pre-FEED for TotalEnergies' Suriname, Angola FPSOs

Jun 09, 2021

Malaysian FPSO specialist Yinson has been selected by TotalEnergies, to conduct preliminary Front-End Engineering Design (“pre-FEED”) for two FPSOs to be installed in Block 20/21 in Angola and Block 58 in Suriname. The Angola project FPSO is…

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