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USA Ups BOEM Offshore Wind Budget

Feb 11, 2020

The Trump Administration has proposed a $189m fiscal year 2021 budget for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), designating just under $27m for offshore wind.The FY 2021 budget includes approximately $26.5 million to advance offshore renewable energy development…

ISC Wins Mayflower Offshore Substation Gig

Feb 11, 2020

Danish engineering services company ISC Consulting Engineers has been awarded a contract to design the offshore substation for the 804MW Mayflower offshore wind farm 40km off the coast of Massachusetts.Bladt Industries, a steel contractor specializing…

Upstream Sector Leads O&A M&A in 2019

Feb 11, 2020

A latest research revealed that the upstream sector accounted for the bulk of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the global oil and gas industry in 2019, generating some high-value transactions during the process.According to GlobalData's theme report…

BS Offshore SOV Readies for Sea Trials

Feb 11, 2020

A service operations vessel (SOV), owned and operated by Bernhard Schulte Offshore, is undergoing final tests at Ulstein Verft’s shipyard in Norway in preparation for sea trials.'The Yard number 315 newbuild at Ulstein Verft, the Windea TBN for Bernhard Schulte…

Pearson to Lead National Subsea Center

Feb 11, 2020

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has appointed Chris Pearson as Director for the National Subsea Center (NSC), tasked with leading the center’s research and development to tackle subsea engineering challenges.Pearson will take up the new post…

Vineyard Wind to Miss Startup Target Over Permit Delay

Feb 11, 2020

Vineyard Wind, the developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, said on Tuesday it will miss its target to start sending power to Massachusetts by 2022 due to lengthy federal permitting delays.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, part of the U…

Offshore Wind: Half Empty or Half Full?

Feb 11, 2020

As a new decade starts, offshore wind development continues to progress. Actually, it’s probably more accurate to write that the development of the development of offshore wind (OFW) continues to, uh, well, develop.Apologies for that mild sarcasm…

Coro Energy Awaits Approval on Duyung

Feb 10, 2020

Southeast Asian focused upstream company Coro Energy Plc said that Duyung PSC partners have agreed to a six-month extension for receipt of the necessary Indonesian approvals for the transfer of a 15 percent interest in the Duyung PSC offshore IndonesiaIn February 2019…

ROVOP Launches In-house Inspection Service

Feb 10, 2020

Subsea robotics firm ROVOP announced the addition of full in-house inspection service, to complement its range of underwater robotics technologies.With a fleet of 51 remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) including work class, light work class and observation class…

Scantrol Hires Gaupaas

Feb 10, 2020

Scantrol, a supplier of monitoring and control systems to the marine and offshore industries, has hired Frode Gaupaas as Business Development Manager for Subsea.Gaupaas has more than 23 years of experience in subsea and offshore operations.…

Offshore to Constitute 25% of Wind Demand

Feb 06, 2020

Offshore wind will constitute 25% of total wind demand in 2028, up from 10% in 2019 and will narrow the gap with offshore upstream oil and gas in terms of capital expenditure deployment, said the analyst firm Wood Mackenzie.The possibility of offshore wind becoming cheaper than coal…

Saipem Scoops $500+ Mln EPCI Contracts

Feb 06, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem reports it has been awarded several engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts in various countries worth over $500 million combined.The first EPCI contract has been awarded…

Vattenfall Steps Up Offshore Wind Market

Feb 05, 2020

Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall said that it had reached a number of important milestones during the year 2019. In Denmark the Horns Rev 3 (407 MW) wind farm was inaugurated, and construction was started on Kriegers Flak (605 MW)…

North Sea Firms Form Strategic Alliance

Feb 04, 2020

North Sea oil & gas sector firms Legasea Ltd and Infinity Oilfield Services Ltd have formed a strategic alliance to work on offshore topsides and subsea projects.The alliance will provide clients with a competitive, integrated service across…

Siemens Gamesa Shines in Offshore Segment

Feb 04, 2020

Commercial activity increased significantly in the offshore segment, with order intake in the last twelve months doubling to 3,343 MW, said Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy(SGRE)Of that figure, 1,279 MW were signed in the first quarter of FY2020 (October 2019 - December 2019)…

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