Offshore Energy News


Can Floating Wind Farms Exist in Harmony with Marine Life, Other Industries? RWE Launches Competition to Find Out

Oct 16, 2023

German energy firm RWE has launched its first global “Floating Wind Co-use Competition”, as it is looking for solutions to promote the co-existence of floating wind farms with other sea users and biodiversity enhancement. Sven Utermöhlen, CEO…

Oceaneering Wins Five-year Petrobras Contract

Oct 12, 2023

Oceaneering's Brazilian subsidiary, Marine Production Systems do Brasil, has secured a five-year contract from the Brazilian oil company Petrobras for the operation of three existing drill pipe riser (“DPR”) systems to support intervention and completion operations in Brazil…

Connecting the Dots: From Remote Operations to Full Autonomy

Oct 11, 2023

Realizing the full value of digital solutions far exceeds the capability of technology. The technology exists today to help offshore energy and maritime operators radically improve efficiency and cut costs in equal measure. The real trick to…

Unmanned Surface Vessel Set to Transform Subsea IMR & Offshore Survey Work

Oct 10, 2023

Subsea services company DeepOcean and the Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP have agreed to 'pioneer' the use of an unmanned surface vessel (USV) for subsea inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) and survey work.The first USV is planned to be ready for offshore operations from 2025…

Operators to Inspect Finland-Estonia Gas Pipeline for Possible Leak

Oct 09, 2023

Preparations were underway to inspect a subsea gas pipeline connecting Finland and Estonia after a sudden drop in pressure was detected, Finnish gas system operator Gasgrid said on Monday.The Balticconnector link was shut early on Sunday on…

Argeo Elevates its Game with Argeo Searcher Vessel Upgrade

Oct 09, 2023

Oslo-listed offshore service company Argeo said Friday it would upgrade its subsea vessel, Argeo Searcher, to expand its capabilities for the oil and gas subsea market and marine minerals seabed exploration.'The vessel upgrade will be carried out at Fjellstrand…

Oceans of Energy and DNV Collaborate to Unlock the Power of Offshore Solar in the North Sea

Oct 09, 2023

The independent energy expert and assurance provider DNV has partnered up with Oceans of Energy, a Dutch company specializing in offshore solar technology, services, operations, and ecological and energy systems research, to accelerate the deployment and scaling of offshore solar technologies…

Plexus Completes Work on North Sea P&A Campaign for Oceaneering

Oct 06, 2023

Oil and gas engineering services firm Plexus Holdings said Friday it had completed its work for the Plug and Abandonment ('P&A') equipment and services campaign for subsea services firm Oceaneering in the North Sea.The P&A order from Oceaneering…

Nauticus Robotics to Acquire 3D at Depth in $34M All-stock Deal

Oct 04, 2023

Nauticus Robotics, a developer of autonomous vehicles and robots for data collection and intervention services for offshore industries, has agreed to acquire 3D at Depth, a specialist in commercial subsea laser LiDAR (Light Detection and Range) inspection and data services…

Van Oord Set to Kick Off Cable Installation for Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 04, 2023

Dutch offshore installation services company Van Oord is set to start the cable installation works on Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany.'After Van Oord’s heavy lift installation vessel Svanen completed installation of all…

Scana's Subseatec Nets 'Sizeable' Contract for US Gulf of Mexico Subsea Project

Oct 03, 2023

Scana-owned Subseatec has signed a 'sizeable' contract with an unnamed international energy company to deliver steel stress joints for a subsea development in the US Gulf of Mexico (GoM). Subseatec’s scope is a total delivery of steel stress joints in low-alloy steel…

CGG Releases Gulf of Mexico Carbon Storage Study

Oct 03, 2023

French seismic data specialist CGG has announced the delivery of the eastern phase of its GeoVerse Carbon Storage Gulf of Mexico Study and the start of the westward extension of the study. Both phases of the project, supported by industry funding…

DeepOcean Completes Decommissioning Project on Dunlin Alpha Platform

Oct 03, 2023

Ocean services provider DeepOcean has completed a decommissioning project on Fairfield Energy’s Dunlin Alpha platform on the UK continental shelf. DeepOcean removed six subsea conductors and four vertical supports at varying water depths and…

Aker BP Taps Multiconsult for Yggdrasil Power from Shore Project Work

Oct 02, 2023

Oslo-listed company Multiconsult has been selected as an advisor to Aker BP for civil engineering, consultancy, and supervision services in the Yggdrasil power from shore project.The development plan for Yggdrasil offshore project was sanctioned by the Norwegian parliament on June 5…

Aker Solutions, SLB, and Subsea 7 Create Subsea Joint Venture

Oct 02, 2023

Aker Solutions, SLB, and Subsea 7 have closed the previously proposed transaction to create a subsea joint venture.The new business, which will adopt the OneSubsea name, will drive innovation and efficiency in subsea production by helping customers unlock reserves and reduce cycle time…

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