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Bluefield Expands in Americas

Nov 27, 2019

UK-based subsea geotechnical specialist Bluefield Geoservices has said that it is expanded into the Americas to meet growing demand in the sector.The subsea geotechnical services provider will initially open two offices in the US, one in the…

Orsted Raises $660m Green Finance

Nov 27, 2019

Denmark-based energy giant successfully issued green hybrid capital securities for €600m ($660m) to refinance existing securities issued in 2015.The latest issue will have a maturity in 3019 and first call option after eight years, the Danish energy company said…

Peterson, Itaoca Join Brazil Offshore Project

Nov 27, 2019

Itaoca Terminal Marítimo SA (Itaoca Offshore) and logistics provider Peterson Offshore Group have formed a partnership and consulting agreement for development of the Itaoca Offshore project.The Itaoca Offshore project will be a private terminal (TUP)…

Arnold Joins Valaris Board of Directors

Nov 26, 2019

London headquartered offshore drilling contractor Valaris said it has appointed Frederick Arnold to the company's board of directors, as the company as part of an ongoing board refreshment plan.Arnold, who joins the board as an independent director effective immediately…

Prosafe Appeals Over Floatel Merger Rejection

Nov 26, 2019

Norwegian accommodation services player Prosafe has filed an appeal against the Norwegian Competition Authority (NCA)’s rejection of its proposed merger with Swedish rival Floatel International.The merger would create the world's largest fleet of accommodation rigs - a North Sea giant…

Boskalis Completes Horizon Acquisition

Nov 26, 2019

Dutch dredging and heavylift company Royal Boskalis Westminster has acquired the remaining 37.5% in the United Arab Emirates’s Horizon Group, a company specializing in the provision of marine geophysical surveys and geotechnical services.Earlier this year…

Equinor, ESB Target Irish Offshore

Nov 24, 2019

Ireland-based energy company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) and Norwegian energy company Equinor plan to jointly develop offshore wind sites and enter them into the country's renewable energy auctions from the mid-2020s.The partnership will…

InfraStrata Joins Forces with Navantia

Nov 21, 2019

InfraStrata, the parent company of Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Spanish shipbuilding company Navantia SA.Under the MoU, the companies plan to cooperate on offshore wind projects…

Seadrill Chairman Steps Down

Nov 21, 2019

Seadrill Chairman John Fredriksen, the oil rig firm's top shareholder, is stepping down with immediate effect, the company said on Thursday, as it holds discussions with lenders about restructuring its massive debts.The 75-year-old billionaire investor…

LR Bolsters Well Management Team

Nov 21, 2019

Lloyd’s Register announced it has made several key appointments to its wells engineering and project management consultancy following a series of major contract wins and global growth.John O’Neill brings more than 25 years’ experience in global…

NJ Governor Doubles Offshore Wind Goal

Nov 21, 2019

As New Jersey steps up efforts to eliminate fossil fuels over the next three decades, the state is more than doubling its target for offshore-wind energy production under an executive order signed by Gov. Phil Murphy.The order would increase the goal to 7…

BW Offshore Completes Bond Issue

Nov 18, 2019

BW Offshore, a provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry, has successfully completed a NOK 900 million senior unsecured bond issue with a coupon of three months NIBOR + 4.50% and maturity in December 2023.The Oslo…

Northland, Shizen Join Forces for Japanese OWP

Nov 18, 2019

Canadian energy company Northland Power and the Japanese provides renewable energy project development services Shizen Energy have agreed to set up a joint venture to develop offshore wind projects in Japan.Under the terms of the agreement,…

Weatherford CFO Steps Down

Nov 14, 2019

Oilfield services company Weatherford International announced on Thursday that Christoph Bausch will step down as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective November 14, 2019 to pursue other opportunities. He will remain with the Company through November 30…

Prince Frederik to Address WindEurope Event

Nov 13, 2019

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark will deliver the opening address at the WindEurope Offshore 2019, which is claimed to be the world’s largest event dedicated to offshore wind.The event, which will take place in Copenhagen from 26 to 28 November…

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