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Oil Producers Evacuating GoM Workers Ahead of Storm

Jun 03, 2020

BP Plc began turning off production at three platforms in the northern Gulf of Mexico and evacuating workers because of the threat from Tropical Storm Cristobal, forecast to make landfall in Louisiana over the weekend, the company said.Norwegian state-oil company Equinor ASA began evacuating non-essential workers on Wednesday and plans to shut production on Friday at its Titan oil platform if the storm continues along its projected path…

Havyard Names New CFO

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Norwegian shipbuilding and technology group Havyard will appoint Erik Høyvik as CFO in Havyard Group from August 1, 2020.Havyard, which designs and builds various types of vessels, including those used in the offshore energy industry, said its current CFO Pål Aurvåg…

All Borssele 1&2 Offshore Wind Farm Foundations in Place

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Danish wind farm developer Ørsted and Belgium installation contractor DEME Offshore have completed the installation of the 94 foundations at the Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm location in the Dutch North Sea.The foundations were installed by DEME’s installation vessel ‘Innovation’…

UK Turns Down Vattenfall's Offshore Wind Plan

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The British government has turned down an application by Vattenfall to build an extension to its Thanet offshore wind farm, citing potential navigational risks.Vattenfall applied to build an offshore wind power station of up to 340 megawatts…

Singapore’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel Hits the Water

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Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel has hit the water in Keppel Nantong Shipyard in China. The vessel was moved from land to water on May 28, 2020.The news was shared earlier this week by the vessel-owner FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine and Shell Eastern Petroleum…

Ørsted Hires Fugro for Sunrise Wind Site Survey

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Dutch offshore survey company Fugro has moved two vessels off the coast of New York to perform a large-scale site characterization program for Sunrise Wind offshore wind project.The project is being developed by Denmark's offshore wind developer Ørsted…

KCA Deutag Appoints New President of Offshore Branch

3 hours ago

Drilling and engineering company KCA Deutag has named Ole Maier its new President of Offshore Business Unit.Maier, who has most recently served as Executive Vice President for Odfjell Drilling's Platform Drilling Operations, has succeeded KCA Deutag's Rune Lorentzen who will be retiring…

U.S. Offshore Drillers Brace for Hurricane Season amid Pandemic

3 hours ago

As oil and gas companies began shutting offshore production before the first tropical storm of the season in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, experts said restarting wells and refineries will take longer and prove more costly this year because of COVID-19…

Allseas Debuts in China

4 hours ago

Offshore installation firm Allseas has started pipelaying operations at the Lingshui 17-2 gas field in the South China Sea using two of its vessels Audacia and Calamity Jane. It is interesting to note that, while the company has over the years conducted work around the globe…

Pacific Osprey's Extended Crane Boom Operational

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Offshore wind farm installation firm Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has said that its Pacific Osprey jack-up is officially returning to operations with an extended crane boom designed to install the latest generation of wind turbines. 'With this upgrade…

Waterjets Refit for Five Offshore Wind Vessels

Jun 03, 2020

Waterjet propulsion specialist HamiltonJet said it is currently working with Norway-based Offshore Windservice AS to convert five vessels from controllable pitch propeller (CPP) to waterjet propulsion and advanced control technology.At project completion…

ThayerMahan, Geo SubSea Partner for Seabed Surveys

Jun 03, 2020

Groton, Conn.-based autonomous maritime security solutions company ThayerMahan, Inc. announced it has executed a cooperative partnering agreement with marine geophysical surveying, data analysis and reporting firm Geo SubSea, LLC.ThayerMahan CEO Mike Connor stated…

Petrofac to Build Substations for Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 03, 2020

Petrofac has won a firm contract to design, build and install the High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) onshore and offshore substations for the $3,8 billion Seagreen offshore wind farm project in Scotland.The news comes hours after it was…

French Oil Major Total Buys 51% in Giant Offshore Wind Project in Scotland

Jun 03, 2020

French oil and gas major Total will buy a 51% stake in SSE Renewables' Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm project for an upfront payment at closing of 70 million pounds and earn-outs up to 60 million pounds in aggregate subject to performance conditions…

Subsea 7 Secures 'Major' $750M-plus Offshore Wind EPCI Deal

Jun 03, 2020

Offshore installation firm Subsea 7 has clinched a major contract with SSE Renewables for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the foundations and inter-array cables for the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm project…

Current News

AGS Wins More Work with Equinor

AGS Wins More Work with Equinor

Havyard Names New CFO

Havyard Names New CFO

All Borssele 1&2 Offshore Wind Farm Foundations in Place

All Borssele 1&2 Offshore Wind Farm Foundations in Place

UK Turns Down Vattenfall's Offshore Wind Plan

UK Turns Down Vattenfall's Offshore Wind Plan

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