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Aker Solutions, Equinor Sign LoI for Askeladd Subsea System

Jun 30, 2020

Norway's Aker Solutions has received a letter of intent from Equinor to deliver the subsea production system for the Askeladd Vest natural gas development in the Barents Sea in northern Norway.The development of Askeladd Vest is phase two of…

Schlumberger Introduces Remote Well Op and Downhole Reservoir Testing Tech

Jun 30, 2020

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger has this week introduced two interesting technologies for remote well operations and downhole reservoir testing, the Performance Live and the Symphony, respectively.Performance Live is a digital service that optimizes remote well site operations control…

ConocoPhillips Deploys 'Low-code' Tech to Boost Bottom Line

Jun 30, 2020

ConocoPhillips has deployed a low-code platform called Mendix to cut costs and increase efficiency, making it the first major oil and gas producer to use such technology across the company, Mendix said in a statement on Tuesday.Mendix, owned by German technology firm Siemens…

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Installs Wind LiDAR in New Jersey

Jun 30, 2020

A wind LiDAR (light detection and ranging) instrument has been installed alongside the causeway leading to Rutgers University Marine Field Station in Tuckerton, New Jersey.The fully autonomous sensor platform, owned and operated by Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind…

ION Geophysical, PGS in 2D Data Team-Up

Jun 29, 2020

Offshore seismic data companies ION Geophysical and PGS have agreed to collaborate globally on 2D exploration data.  'Both companies have modern, high-quality multi-client data libraries that together cover all the significant hydrocarbon provinces around the world…

Parat Halvorsen Electric Boilers for Edvard Grieg Platform

Jun 26, 2020

Norwegian company Parat Halvorsen will supply the electric boilers that will provide the heating on the Edvard Grieg platform offshore Norway when the field is supplied with power from shore. 'This means that the last piece of the puzzle to fully electrify Edvard Grieg is coming into place…

Norway's Carbon Capture and Storage Project Estimated to Cost $2.6B

Jun 25, 2020

Norway's ambition to build a full-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) chain could cost around $25 billion crowns ($2.58 billion), including operating costs for ten years, an economic analysis showed on Thursday.The International Energy Agency…

Proserv, Dril-Quip in Subsea Control Systems Pact

Jun 25, 2020

Drilling and production equipment provider Dril-Quip and controls technology company Proserv have entered into an agreement under which Dril-Quip will rely upon Proserv for the development and manufacturing of its subsea control systems as a supplier…

Belov Engenharia Orders Four Saab Seaeye ROVs

Jun 24, 2020

Four Saab Seaeye 3000m rated electric Leopard work vehicles have been ordered by Belov Engenharia for Petrobras operations in Brazil.“The Leopard was chosen for its compact size to power ratio,” says Belov’s Director of Operations, André Weber Carneiro…

Rovco Opens Edinburgh Office

Jun 23, 2020

The UK-based provider of ROV services to the offshore energy industry has opened a new office and operational base in Edinburgh, Scotland to serve its current portfolio of offshore renewable and energy projects renewable and energy projects…

ORE Catapult's Floating Wind Center Attracts Leading Offshore Energy Players

Jun 22, 2020

UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult said Monday that ten of the world’s leading offshore energy organizations have joined it  Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) to drive forward the development of next-generation offshore wind technologies…

Japan's JERA, France's ADEME, Ideol in Floating Wind Pact

Jun 22, 2020

Japanese power generator JERA said on Monday it has agreed with France's state-owned investment firm ADEME Investissement and French floating wind technology supplier Ideol on key terms for forming a joint venture to develop floating offshore wind farms…

Construction Starts for Asia's Largest Offshore Wind Blade Manufacturing Facility

Jun 19, 2020

Taiwanese company Tien Li Offshore Wind Technology has started construction on 210,000 square meter facility in Taichung Harbour to supply offshore wind blades to Taiwan's growing offshore wind industry.Tien Li is one of key local supply chain partners of wind turbine builder MHI Vestas…

Norway's May Oil Output Down, But Still Above Forecast

Jun 19, 2020

Norway's oil production fell in May from the previous month but still exceeded official forecasts by 0.9%, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Friday.The country's crude oil output fell by 2.1% month-on-month from April to 1.74 million barrels per day…

World's Most Powerful Wind Turbine Hits Key Milestone

Jun 19, 2020

The world's most powerful wind turbine in operation, GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype, has reached an important milestone.Namely, classification company DNV GL has granted it a provisional type certificate (IECRE Provisional RNA…

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