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New State Body Set Up in China for Deep Oil and Gas Reserves Drilling

Jul 01, 2024

China is setting up a new entity that groups national oil producers and other state firms to search for ultra-deep oil and gas reserves and tackle harder-to-extract non-conventional resources, state energy group CNPC said on Monday.This is in…

China Brings Online First Onshore Powered Offshore Oil Field

Jul 01, 2024

China’s state-run China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has brought onstream the first oil field in China that features low-carbon design and receives power from the shore for its operations in South China Sea.Located in Beibu Gulf of the South China Sea…

Damen Books New SOV Oder for Taiwanese Offshore Wind Market

Jun 28, 2024

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has signed a deal with Ta San Shang Marine (TSSM) for the construction of new service operation vessel (SOV) for Taiwanese offshore wind operations.This is the third newbuilding SOV for TSSM, a joint venture between Mitsui O…

Valeura Stops Wassana Field Production in Gulf of Thailand

Jun 27, 2024

Canada-based oil and gas company Valeura Energy has suspended production at its fully-owned Wassana field, offshore Thailand, due to the damage on mobile offshore production unit (MOPU) identified during routine inspection.During a scheduled…

Fugro Gets Offshore Wind Survey Job in Japan

Jun 27, 2024

Fugro has been awarded a site characterization contract for a 684 MW offshore wind farm development off the coast of the Japanese cities of Murakami and Tainai, Niigate Prefecture, Japan.The offshore wind farm off the country’s west coast will be developed and realized by a consortium of RWE…

China’s CNOOC Starts Production at South China Sea Oil Field

Jun 27, 2024

China’s state-run China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has started production at its Enping 21-4 oilfield development project, located in eastern South China Sea.The field, located at a site with an average water depth of approximately 89 meters…

Former CEO of Indonesia's Pertamina Jailed Over Cheniere LNG contract

Jun 26, 2024

A former chief executive of Indonesia's state energy firm Pertamina has been sentenced to nine years in jail for graft in a case related to a long-term contract to procure liquefied natural gas from a unit of U.S. company Cheniere Energy.The…

Japan's Industry Minister to Visit Key Offshore Wind Site

Jun 25, 2024

Japanese Industry Minister Ken Saito will visit Akita in northern Japan on Saturday to discuss the development of offshore wind power with industry and government officials, the ministry said on Tuesday.The move aligns with Japan's increased efforts to boost the deployment of renewable energy…

Wison Secures $1B Contract from Genting to Build Indonesia’s First FLNG Unit

Jun 25, 2024

Malaysia’s Genting has awarded a contract to China’s Wison New Energies to construct a 1.2 mtpa floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit to be deployed offshore Indonesia, under a deal worth over $1 billion.Genting’s engineering, procurement…

Conrad Inks Mako Field Gas Sales Agreement with Pertamina’s Subsidiary

Jun 25, 2024

Conrad Asia Energy has entered into a binding Gas Sales Agreement (GSA) for the sale and purchase of the domestic portion of Mako gas with PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN), the gas subsidiary of PT Pertamina (Persero), the national oil company of Indonesia…

Yinson-Built FPSO En Route to Brazil for Work at Petrobras’ Jubarte Field

Jun 20, 2024

The floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) Maria Quitéria, built by Malaysian FPSO supplier Yinson, has left the shipyard in China and is currently on its way to Brazil, to be deployed at Petrobras’ Jubarte field, located in the Campos Basin…

India to Invest $894 Million Toward Offshore Wind Energy

Jun 19, 2024

India's cabinet has approved funding program for offshore wind energy projects at a total cost of 74.52 billion rupees ($893.60 million), the government said in a statement on Wednesday.India, one of the world's biggest emitters of greenhouse gases…

Mooreast to Quadruple Production Capacity with Seatrium Facility Purchase

Jun 19, 2024

Singapore-based mooring and anchoring specialist Mooreast Holdings has set out plans to acquire a 98,919 sqm facility from Seatrium’s subsidiary, quadrupling its production capacity in Singapore to serve the floating offshore renewable sector…

CDWE to Install Foundations on CIP’s 500 MW Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Jun 18, 2024

CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE), a joint venture set up by Belgian DEME and Taiwanese shipbuilder CSBC, has secured a contract from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for transport and installation of foundations for 500 MW Fengmiao 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan…

Norwegian-Korean Academic Cooperation Set Up to Boost Offshore Wind Workforce

Jun 18, 2024

Norway-based company Deep Wind Offshore has joined forces with the Korean Jeollanam-do province and leading maritime universities in Norway and South Korea, to develop and strengthen the offshore wind workforce.Deep Wind Offshore has initiated…

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