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WindFloat Chosen for Kincardine Wind Farm

Nov 02, 2018

First power from the floating wind farm project offshore Kincardineshire, Scotland began flowing in September, clearing the way for the full 50 MW build-out of the project by 2020, Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Ltd. (KOWL) confirmed.Principle…

3T Energy Group Buys Offshore Training Firm Survivex

Nov 02, 2018

Technology and training organization 3T Energy Group has acquired Aberdeen-based Survivex, an offshore oil and gas training specialist.Global technology and training organisation said in a press release that it has become the UK’s largest energy sector training provider after acquiring Survivex…

Australia Awards Seven New Offshore Permits

Nov 02, 2018

The future of oil and gas exploration in Australia looks bright after new offshore petroleum exploration permits were awarded by the Government that could see more than $530 million invested over the next six years.Minister for Resources and…

Halliburton Releases Intelligent Drill Bit

Nov 02, 2018

Halliburton Company has released Cerebro in-bit sensor package, a new technology that obtains performance data directly from the drill bit and analyzes it to optimize cutter engagement, reduce uncertainty and increase drilling efficiency.According to a company press release…

ConocoPhillips Announces Leadership Changes

Nov 01, 2018

Houston based E&P company ConocoPhillips announced it has realigned its executive leadership team following news that its executive vice president, Production, Drilling and Projects Al Hirshberg will retire.Effective January 1, 2019, Matt Fox…

Petrobras Sells Stake in Africa Unit

Nov 01, 2018

Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA will sell its 50 percent stake in a Nigerian oil and gas exploration venture to a consortium led by top oil trader Vitol for $1.53 billion, the latest step in the state-controlled oil company's debt reduction drive…

DNO Beats Forecasts with Q3 Operating Profit

Nov 01, 2018

Norwegian oil firm DNO said on Thursday third-quarter earnings beat forecasts, helped by higher oil prices and rising output in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq.The region's largest international oil producer posted a third-quarter operating profit of $71 million…

Orsted Lifts 2018 Outlook

Nov 01, 2018

Danish energy group Orsted posted third-quarter profit well above analyst expectations on Thursday and lifted its outlook for the year, in part thanks to the contribution from new offshore wind projects.Orsted now expects EBITDA for the year…

Petoro Flags Rising Costs for Oil Industry

Nov 01, 2018

Norway's oil industry must harness digital technology and foster deeper partnerships across the sector to contain rising costs, Petoro, which manages the government's stakes in the country's offshore fields, said on Thursday.Executives of oil…

Noble Energy Beats Street

Nov 01, 2018

U.S. oil and gas producer Noble Energy Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, as the company boosted oil production and sold at higher prices.Sales volumes from the company's U.S. onshore business, its biggest, rose 17…

Panoro Energy's High Tunisia Expectations

Nov 01, 2018

An optimistic London-based independent exploration and production company Panoro Energy ASA is getting ready to commence an ambitious hydrocarbons search program in its newly found Tunisian market barely three months after it acquired DNO Tunisia Exploration AS…

Polarcus Wins 3D Project in West Africa

Nov 01, 2018

Offshore geophysical firm Polarcus Limited said Thursday it has received an award for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project in West Africa.The award comprises two surveys of approximately three months each, with the first survey expected to commence Q2 2019 and the second survey Q4 2019.

TGS Remains Upbeat as Shares Drop

Nov 01, 2018

Oslo-listed seismic surveyor TGS fell more than 10 percent after reporting disappointing third-quarter results on Thursday, as oil firms were still too cautious to spend despite a raft of upbeat earnings.TGS, which maps the seabed in search of hydrocarbon deposits for oil firms…

MHI Vestas Signs Tower Contract, Expands in Taiwan

Nov 01, 2018

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a  joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Vestas Wind Systems, signed a conditional contract  with CS Wind/Chin Fong the local manufacture of towers, as wind industry veteran takes the reins at newly formed entity in Taipei…

Tidal Developer Collaboration to Tackle Foundation Mooring

Nov 01, 2018

CorPower and Sustainable Marine Energy join forces for a wave and tidal developer collaboration to develop and demonstrate generic foundation mooring solution to reduce cost and improve O&M methods.The 35-month UMACK (Universal Mooring, Anchor…

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