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Trinidad to Start Talks for Gas Deal with Venezuela in March

Feb 24, 2023

Trinidad and Tobago next month expects to formally begin negotiations with Venezuela on a promising offshore natural gas project, the Caribbean nation's energy minister said on Thursday.A deal would help revive the nation's gas production, which…

Probe into Gas Leaks on Statfjord B Platform Reveals "Serious breaches of regulations"

Feb 23, 2023

The Norwegian offshore oil and gas safety regulator PSA Norway has ordered Equinor to ensure maintenance of hydrocarbon pipes in carbon steel on the Statfjord B platform after a probe into May 2022 gas leaks found what the PSA said were serious breaches of regulations…

Nord Stream Pipeline Blast Inquiries Ongoing, Denmark, Sweden, Germany Tell UN

Feb 23, 2023

Investigations by Denmark, Germany and Sweden into explosions on the Nord Stream gas pipelines have not yet concluded, the three countries said on Tuesday as the U.N. Security Council met to discuss the September incident.Russia, which called for the meeting…

Belgium on High Alert as Russian 'Spy Ship' Detected in North Sea

Feb 22, 2023

Belgium said it is investigating the presence of a Russian 'spy ship' in the North Sea, a day after its neighbor the Netherlands reported that Russia was targeting North Sea infrastructure.The ship was detected in the Belgian North Sea around mid-November last year…

DOF Subsea to Provide Support for 'Major' SURF Project in Brazil

Feb 22, 2023

DOF Subsea Brasil, a subsidiary of Norwegian offshore support vessel firm DOF, has secured a charter for its ROV support vessel, Geoholm. DOF said that the 85.7-meter-long vessel and its ROV would be used for a 'major' subsea umbilical, riser…

Russia Urges Sweden to Share Nord Stream Investigation Findings

Feb 21, 2023

Russia renewed its calls on Sweden late on Monday to share its findings from the ongoing investigation into the explosions that damaged the Nord Stream gas pipelines last year. The U.N. Security Council will meet on Tuesday to discuss 'sabotage'…

Flexible Pipes to Extend the Life of Girassol Offshore Field in Angola

Feb 21, 2023

TechnipFMC has won a contract with TotalEnergies to supply flexible pipe and associated hardware for what it said was the French oil major's first subsea life extension project in West Africa.The project, in Angola's offshore Block 17, is related to the Girassol field life extension…

Hydrogen Pipelines: DNV Launches Phase 2 of H2Pipe Project

Feb 20, 2023

DNV said Monday it was launching the second phase of H2Pipe, a joint industry project (JIP) aiming to develop a new code for the design, re-qualification, construction, and operation of offshore pipelines to transport hydrogen—either pure or blended with natural gas…

Russia Says NATO Should Hold Emergency Summit over Nord Stream Blasts

Feb 14, 2023

NATO should hold an emergency meeting to discuss recent findings about September explosions at the Nord Stream gas pipelines, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said late on Saturday.Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh…

Russia Likely to Spy More on Norway's Energy Industry, Say Norway Security Police

Feb 13, 2023

Russia will seek to gather more intelligence about Norway's oil and gas infrastructure as part of an effort to put pressure on European energy supplies, the Nordic country's police security agency (PST) said in its annual threat assessment on Monday…

Equinor Awards Contracts to Subsea 7, DeepOcean for Norwegian Sea Field Work

Feb 13, 2023

The Norwegian oil company Equinor has awarded Subsea 7 two contracts for the development of the Irpa and Verdande fields in the Norwegian Sea. The two projects will be executed in a consortium between Subsea 7 and DeepOcean.Subsea 7 said the value of the combined projects was 'sizeable…

Repsol Picks DORIS for SPS, SURF Work in Mexico

Feb 07, 2023

Offshore engineering company DORIS has secured a contract with the Spanish oil firm Repsol for subsea engineering work for a project offshore Mexico.DORIS said Tuesday that the contract was for the execution of concept engineering of the Subsea Production System (SPS) and Subsea Umbilical…

Equinor Says Sanctions Prevented it Helping on Nord Stream

Feb 02, 2023

Norway's Equinor said European Union sanctions had prevented it from providing services and equipment to inspect the damaged Nord Stream gas pipelines last year, revealing for the first time why Norwegian assistance was not forthcoming.In September…

Santos Faces New Delay on Barossa Gas Pipeline Due to Heritage Assessment

Jan 24, 2023

Santos Ltd faces a new delay in developing the Barossa gas project off northern Australia after a regulator ordered it to evaluate environmental risks to underwater indigenous cultural heritage before starting pipeline construction.The Jan. 13 notice…

Gascade and Fluxys Step Up Plans for North Sea Hydrogen Pipeline

Jan 23, 2023

Pipeline operators Gascade and Fluxys are stepping up the pace on plans for a green hydrogen pipeline in the North Sea by applying to the European Commission to qualify for fast-track approvals and funding, they said on Monday. Germany and the…

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