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Solstad Offshore Wins Deals for 7 PSVs in West Africa

Sep 03, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore said Friday it had secured contracts for seven platform supply vessels.Without sharing the client identity Solstad Offshore said the new medium-term contracts were secured in West Africa. Solstad…

Nine Injured on Noble Drillship During Ida

Sep 02, 2021

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating damage to a Noble Corp drillship hit by Hurricane Ida while operating in the Gulf of Mexico, a spokesperson said on Thursday.Nine crew members suffered minor injuries when the storm hit on Sunday, Noble said…

Solstad Offshore Bags Two-year Contract for Normand Tonjer CSV

Sep 02, 2021

Solstad Offshore has won a contract for the construction support vessel Normand Tonjer.The Norwegian offshore vessel owner said the new two-year firm contract would keep the vessel busy until October 2023. The 95-meter long vessel has been working for the same client since 2018…

DOF's Skandi Achiever DSV to Stay with Petrobras Until 4Q 2022

Sep 02, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea has won more work in Brazil with Petrobras.After a recent three-year contract secured for a pipelay support vessel duo co-owned with TechnipFMC, DOF Subsea said Thursday it had secured a contract…

Retrofit: Eidesvik, Aker BP Partner Up to Cut Emissions from Existing OSV Fleet by 'at least' 70%

Sep 02, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik and oil and gas firm Aker BP are developing a project which aims to reduce emissions from existing offshore supply vessels.The project called 'Retrofit' will evaluate various solutions for converting…

U.S. Offshore Oil Firms Eye New Bases after Storm Damages Key Hub in Louisiana

Sep 02, 2021

Offshore energy companies have started searching for new bases away from Louisiana's devastated ports as oil and gas companies launch efforts to resume their Gulf of Mexico operations.Port Fourchon, a key hub for the offshore industry, was slammed…

Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

Sep 01, 2021

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday it is responding to a drillship that reportedly sustained damage as Hurricane Ida ripped through the Gulf of Mexico and into Louisiana as a Category 4 storm.The agency said it was notified during the storm…

TechnipFMC Says Vessel Contract with Petrobras 'Significant'

Sep 01, 2021

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC has shed more light on vessel contracts it recently secured with Petrobras in Brazil in cooperation with the Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF.DOF last week said it had, in JV with TechnipFMC, secured three…

Kistos Hails 'Extremely Positive' Drilling Results in Dutch North Sea. Plans Wind Farm Buy

Sep 01, 2021

Energy firm Kistos on Wednesday said the initial results of an appraisal well at its block in the Dutch North Sea were better than expected with CEO describing the result as 'extremely positive.' The company also announced a wind farm investment deal…

Waterjet Propelled Workboat Delivered for work Offshore in the Gulf of Guinea

Sep 01, 2021

A 12m workboat built by Strategic Marine has completed sea trials and was delivered to Tullow Ghana Limited.The vessel will be deployed to offshore deepwater projects in the Gulf of Guinea.To this end the vessel has been fitted with an advanced marine propulsion system…

Danish Offshore Vessel Owner Looking to Recruit 50 Seafarers

Sep 01, 2021

Danish offshore vessel owner Esvagt is looking to recruit around 50 seafarers on the back of recently awarded contracts with energy giant TotalEnergies.'New long-term contracts with TotalEnergies on seven vessels for operations in the North…

First Look at Louisiana Offshore Oil Port Finds No Major Damage after Hurricane

Sep 01, 2021

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest deepwater oil import and export terminal on the U.S. Gulf Coast, has found no major damages to its marine operations during an initial review [of the impact of the hurricane Ida], but operations remain offline as assessments continue…

PHOTO: Heerema's Sleipnir Installs First Tyra Topsides

Aug 31, 2021

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has lifted and installed the first new topside for TotalEnergies' Tyra redevelopment in the Danish North Sea.Noreco, TotalEnergies' partner in the project, shared the photos of the installation via social media on Tuesday…

Hurricane Ida's Fury Cuts Deep into U.S. Oil Output, Gasoline Supplies

Aug 30, 2021

Hurricane Ida pummeled U.S. Gulf Coast energy suppliers, knocking out most of the region's offshore wells and nearly half its motor fuel production and drove prices broadly higher.The storm crashed on Sunday into the Louisiana coast, tearing through U…

Hurricane Ida Shuts 96% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Crude Output

Aug 29, 2021

Energy firms on Sunday had suspended 1.74 million barrels per day of oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), as Hurricane Ida slammed into the Louisiana coast as a Category 4 storm…

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