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UK: Offshore Worker Numbers Hit Pre-pandemic Levels

Jun 15, 2021

The number of people working in the UK's offshore sector has increased to levels not seen since the national lockdown began in March 2020, according to OGUK, a trade organization representing the UK oil and gas industry.According to OGUK data, the average daily number of workers offshore for the week ending June 13, 2021, was 11,238, up from 11,183 onboard installations on March 10, 2020, and 4,037 more than at the peak of the first lockdown in April 2020…

U.S. Judge Orders Resumption in Federal Drilling Auctions

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A federal judge in Louisiana on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration's pause on oil and gas leasing on public lands and waters, dealing a setback to a key White House effort to address climate change.The order granted a preliminary injunction…

Poland Awards CfD for 1,2 GW Baltic Power Offshore Wind Project

Jun 15, 2021

Northland Power said Tuesday that Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office had awarded a contract for difference (“CfD”) for Northland and PKN ORLEN’s (“ORLEN”) Baltic Power offshore wind project.Under the 25-year contract, the project will receive…

Horisont Energi Taps Saipem, Technip Energies for Barents Blue Ammonia Project

Jun 15, 2021

Norwegian carbon tech company Horisont Energi has selected Saipem and Technip Energies for two independent concept studies for the full conceptual design of the Barents Blue carbon-neutral ammonia plant in Hammerfest, northern Norway.Back in May…

Bilfinger Salamis, Sabik Offshore Team Up to Offer Offshore Wind Marking Service

Jun 15, 2021

Offshore operations, maintenance, and asset integrity contractor Bilfinger Salamis UK has partnered with Sabik Offshore to upgrade and retrofit offshore wind marking systems in the UK and northwest Europe.'Strengthening the company’s offshore wind operations and maintenance portfolio…

Australia Opens Bidding for Offshore Exploration Acreage

Jun 15, 2021

Australia has this week opened bidding for the 2021 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release, offering areas with around 80,000 square kilometers of new acreage available for exploration in Commonwealth waters.Minister for Resources, Water…

Petrofac Names Director to Lead New and Renewables O&M Business

Jun 15, 2021

Petrofac, a company for years known as simply an oilfield services provider, is transforming into an energy services firm with increasing involvement in the offshore wind business in recent years.To support its growth and offering in the new and renewable energy sectors…

Grandweld Delivers Four Crewboats for HSM

Jun 15, 2021

UAE shipbuilder Grandweld Shipyards reports it has delivered four crew boats for Saudi-based offshore oil and gas services provider High Seas Marine Industrial Services Co. (HSM).The newbuilds were handed over within a span of 14 months, despite the numerous challenges of the pandemic…

Ace Oil Tools Launches Control Line Clamp for Well Construction

Jun 15, 2021

Ace Oil Tools has said it has launched its new Ace Control Line Clamp (ACLC) for the offshore well construction market.'The ACLC has been designed to improve safety in offshore operations by enabling automation during the installation of control line clamps…

MDL Wraps Flexible Installation Work with DOF in Angola

Jun 15, 2021

Aberdeenshire-based Maritime Developments (MDL) has completed a flexible installation project offshore Angola with the Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea. An MDL flex-lay spread, consisting of a Second-generation Reel Drive System, 4-track pipelay tensioner…

TWMA Secures Further Work with Aker BP in Norway

Jun 15, 2021

Drilling waste management firm TWMA has secured a three-year contract extension to supply its services for Aker BP’s Valhall Flank North and Hod B field development projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).TWMA was awarded a three-year contract in 2019 for drill cuttings handling…

North Star Names Renewables Director

Jun 15, 2021

Aberdeen-based North Star Renewables has created a new permanent senior role for offshore wind consultant Andrew Duncan to lead the company's expansion in offshore wind and increase its foothold in other green offshore energy industries.Duncan…

Decarbonization an Opportunity, Not a Threat for Australia, Santos CEO Says

Jun 15, 2021

Australia, the world's biggest exporter of coal and liquefied natural gas, should view decarbonization not as a threat but as an opportunity to create a 'new, large-scale industry' in carbon offsets, Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher said on Tuesday…

Miclyn Express Offshore Bags MTJDA Charters for Vessel Duo

Jun 15, 2021

Miclyn Express Offshore's Miclyn Emperor and Miclyn Empress have secured contracts to perform supply vessel operations at a gas field in the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area (MTJDA) for 3 years and 2 years respectively. The two sister…

Damen Delivers Fast Crew Supplier for Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Vessel

Jun 15, 2021

Dutch Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 1605 to offshore installation firm Allseas to support its Pioneering Spirit vessel, the largest offshore construction vessel in the world.The FCS 1605 vessel will perform fast…

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