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Beach Energy to Let Go 30% of Workforce Amid Strategic Review

Mar 28, 2024

Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy has set out plans to lay off 30% of workforce across its business as part of a comprehensive strategic review which aims to deliver increasing returns to shareholders and increase efficiency.The first…

OCIMF Updates Drug and Alcohol Guidelines

Mar 26, 2024

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has published an updated information paper, Guidelines for the Control of Drugs and Alcohol in the Maritime Industry (2024).The paper aims to provide general guidance and recommendations for the maritime industry (operators of tankers…

QatarEnergy Inks Nakilat Deal for Operation of 25 LNG Ships

Mar 25, 2024

QatarEnergy signed time-charter party (TCP) agreements with Qatar Gas Transport Company Limited (Nakilat) for the operation of 25, 174,000 cubic meter LNG vessels as part of the second ship-owner tender under QatarEnergy’s historic LNG Fleet Expansion Program…

Two Injured, Five Missing as Fire Breaks Out at Perenco’s Platform Offshore Gabon

Mar 21, 2024

Oil and gas company Perenco has reported an incident involving fire on its Perenco Becuna platform offshore Gabon.The incident took place on March 20, 2024 at approximately 15.25 (Gabon time).Initial reports indicate two persons have been injured and five are currently missing…

Lula Blasts Big Dividends Ahead of Meeting with Petrobras CEO

Mar 11, 2024

Brazil's president on Monday called for state-run oil company Petrobras to pay smaller dividends and invest more, in remarks recorded ahead of a meeting with the firm's chief executive, who held out hope of an extra dividend that was axed last week…

Energy Jobs Begin Slow Trajectory Upwards

Mar 11, 2024

Jobs in the U.S. oilfield experienced a slight gain from the past several months, increasing by 1,466 jobs in the U.S. oilfield services sector during February 2024, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) after…

Cellula Robotics Names Neil Manning CEO

Mar 05, 2024

Cellula Robotics, developer of fuel cell powered autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) systems, announced it has promoted Neil Manning from corporate development officer to chief executive officer (CEO).Manning joined Cellula Robotics initially as corporate development officer…

Green(er) Rigs Put Stena Drilling at Forefront of O&G Decarb Push

Mar 01, 2024

As the offshore oil and gas industry transitions to more sustainable practices, drilling rig operators are faced with demands to implement greenhouse gas (GHG) abatement measures as part of their workload. Being the owner of the first ever drillship that secured DNV’s Abate(P) notation…

Jozwiak Joins GLO Marine as Green Transition Lead

Feb 29, 2024

Maciej Jozwiak joined the GLO Marine team, with his experience expected to enhance the company's technical capacity to deliver high-end services to the retrofit and vessel upgrade market, with a focus on green technologies and decarbonization measures…

One Person Dies in Helicopter Crash as Part of Equinor’s SAR Training

Feb 29, 2024

One person has died following the crash of the helicopter outside Bergen in Norway, which was on a training assignment for Equinor’s SAR service for the Oseberg area in the North Sea.Bristow Group said that one of its search and rescue helicopters…

Digitalization is Drawing CCS a New Learning Curve

Feb 27, 2024

Digital solutions are accelerating the progress required to ensure CCS earns its place in climate change mitigation history.Carbon capture has been around since the 90s, but the behavior of CO2 in pipelines is still not that well understood…

Balmoral Comtec Names Lowdon Nonexecutive Director

Feb 26, 2024

Balmoral Comtec, a division of Balmoral Group and a key player in the offshore energy supply chain, announced it has appointed Dr. Alan Lowdon OBE as nonexecutive director, in move aiming to strategic Balmoral's offshore wind ambition.Lowdon…

Marine Power R&D Insights: Matt Hart, Wabtec Corporation

Feb 13, 2024

Matt Hart, Manager & Platform Leader, Marine & Stationary Power Systems, Wabtec, offers insights on how the megatrends of decarbonization, energy transition and autonomy all inspire and impact the marine power solutions from Wabtec.Matt, to start us off…

US to Establish National Offshore Wind Center of Excellence

Feb 09, 2024

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has set out plans to invest $4.75 million to establish a new national center of excellence to accelerate offshore wind deployment across the United States.The Academic Center for Reliability and Resilience of Offshore Wind (ARROW)…

Shelf Drilling’s CEO Steps Down

Feb 08, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has approved a management transition plan that will see the current CEO David Mullen step down from the role, with Greg O’Brien taking his position from August 2024.Shelf Drilling has launched a search…

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