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Transocean's Offshore Drilling Rig to Drill Carbon Injection Well in Norway

Jan 18, 2022

Offshore oil and gas drilling firm Transocean said Tuesday that one of its drilling rigs would later this year be used for a not-so-typical project for an offshore oil rig.Namely, the Norwegian oil firm Equinor plans to use the Transocean Enabler semi-submersible drilling unit to drill a carbon injection well and a sidetrack for another carbon injection well drilled early 2020 in support of the Northern Lights Carbon Capture Storage Project…

Fugro's Augmented Reality Camera to Assist with Sepetiba FPSO Mooring

Jan 21, 2022

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has awarded Dutch geodata specialist Fugro a subsea survey and positioning contract to support the installation of an anchoring system for the Sepetiba FPSO in Petrobras deepwater Mero 2 project…

Eco Wave Power to Ring Nasdaq Bell

Jan 19, 2022

Wave energy technology firm Eco Wave Power said Wednesday it would hold its official bell ringing ceremony on Nasdaq Stock Market on Thursday morning, at 9:15 a.m.  ET to celebrate becoming a public company on the Nasdaq U.S.  Eco Wave Power began its trading on the Nasdaq on July 1…

Denmark’s Energy Islands: Fugro Wins Cable Route Survey Deal

Jan 18, 2022

Dutch offshore survey specialist Fugro has won a contract with Danish grid operator Energinet in relation to the Energy Island that will be built in the Danish North Sea to serve as an offshore power plant distributing up to 10 GW of offshore wind to Denmark and other neighboring markets…

Baker Hughes Finds US Drillers Add Most O&G Rigs Since April

Jan 14, 2022

U.S. energy firms this week added the most oil and natural gas rigs in a week since April as rising oil prices prompt more drillers to return to the wellpad.The oil and gas rig count, an early indicator of future output, rose 13 to 601 in the week to Jan…

COVID Accelerates Offshore Energy’s Digital Path

Jan 14, 2022

With an annual R&D budget in excess of a billion Euros, Siemens Energy is well-positioned to drive substantial digital evolution in the offshore energy space. From unmanned offshore rigs to optimized maintenance to decarbonization, digitalization sits at the center…

Hellenic Cables Delivers Inter-array Cables for Dominion Energy's CVOW Project

Jan 14, 2022

Hellenic Cables has completed cable manufacturing and loading for shipment, as part of the contract with the U.S. renewables firm Dominion Energy for the partial supply of inter-array cables for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project…

Shell Seismic Survey Approval Complied with Rules, S.Africa Minister Says

Jan 13, 2022

Shell's plan for seismic testing on South Africa's Wild Coast, which critics say threatens dolphins, seals, whales, penguins and other rare sea life, received all necessary environmental approvals, the country's energy minister said in a letter to parliament…

EC-OG's Subsea Battery For "World-first" Autonomous Offshore Power Trials in Hawaii

Jan 10, 2022

Aberdeen-based subsea battery developer EC-OG has made the first commercial delivery of its Halo subsea battery storage system. The lithium-ion-based device will be part of 'a world-first autonomous offshore power sea trial' in Q1 2022 at the US Navy Wave Energy Test Site…

Subsea Expo Awards Finalists Revealed

Jan 05, 2022

The finalists for the 2022 Subsea Expo awards, a UK-based subsea-focused exhibition and conference, have been announced.The awards ceremony, organized by the Global Underwater Hub,  will take place on February 23, 2022, at P&J Live in Aberdeen…

Prysmian to Build US Subsea Cable Plant

Dec 29, 2021

Italy's Prysmian plans to invest around 200 million euros ($226 million) to build a plant in the U.S. to produce submarine power transmission cables, CEO Valerio Battista said to the media in remarks confirmed by a company spokesman.The plant…

U.S. Offshore Wind: Assessing the Use of Existing Vessels

Dec 28, 2021

In a recent interview with Maritime Reporter TV, Robert Galinski, DNV’s Offshore Wind Director, Americas, discussed the lingering question of whether existing vessels built to serve the traditional offshore oil and gas fleet could serve a significant role in the build out of the U…

TDI-Brooks Completes Geotechnical Program in GOM

Dec 28, 2021

TDI-Brooks said it completed a Geotechnical Site Investigation for Beacon Exploration & Production LLC in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The project consisted of ‘heavy’ geotechnical coring/cone penetration testing (CPT) with TDI-Brooks’ research vessel…

Floating Offshore Wind: Attention Turns Subsea for Power Transport

Dec 28, 2021

From being an ugly duckling, floating offshore wind is now the Cinderella of the offshore renewables world. Attention is now being paid to floating and even subsea substation concepts to help bring this power to shore. Over the past year, expectations…

Huge Potential for Tidal Energy, Bureau Veritas

Dec 23, 2021

Classification society and testing, inspection and certification services firm Bureau Veritas has welcomed the UK government’s recently announced plans to invest in the tidal energy industry, suggesting that tidal stream electricity has the…

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