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Gallery: Petrojarl Banff FPSO Arrives in Denmark for Recycling

May 12, 2021

Teekay's Petrojarl Banff FPSO completed its final voyage on May 8, 2021, and is now moored alongside the Modern American Recycling Services Europe A/S (MARS) quayside in Frederikshavn, Denmark in preparation for recycling.The decommissioned FPSO, which ceased production in the U.K. North Sea in 2020, had been moored at Kishorn Port on the northwest coast of Scotland since September 2020. The tow of the FPSO from the Kishortn Port to Frederikshavn started on May 2…

OGTC, Partners to Invest $1,4M in Hydrogen-enabling Technologies

May 13, 2021

Scotland-based OGTC has extended its latest Call for Ideas to June 14, with the organization set to invest up to £1million (around $1,4 million) 'in game-changing technologies which will accelerate Hydrogen production, transportation, storage and utilization…

Equinor Signs Deals with Startups

May 13, 2021

Equinor Ventures, oil firm Equinor's corporate venture arm dedicated to investing in ambitious early phase and growth companies, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with f3nice, an Italian additive manufacturing company. F3nice’s technology…

Prosafe to Appeal Westcon Rig Dispute Ruling

May 12, 2021

Offshore accommodation provider Prosafe has decided to appeal an April 15 ruling by a court in Norway, ordering it to pay 465 million Norwegian crowns to shipyard Westcon for conversion work on one of its floatels, overturning a 2018 ruling in favor of Prosafe…

Equinor to Hire More Staff at Plants Hit By Fires in 2020

May 12, 2021

Fires that crippled two Equinor plants in Norway last year were caused by both technical and human errors, the energy company said on Wednesday, promising to hire and train more staff.A blaze last September at Hammerfest LNG, Europe's only large-scale liquefied natural gas plant…

Oil Industry Spending Cuts Hit Seismic Firm CGG's Results

May 12, 2021

French oil services group CGG posted a 71% plunge in first-quarter core profit on Wednesday, reflecting a year of drastic spending cuts by the oil industry in the pandemic and sending its shares sharply lower.In a call with analysts, CEO Sophie Zurquiyah said the quarter had been slow as expected…

Multiple Contract Wins for DOF Vessels

May 11, 2021

Oslo-listed offshore vessel operator DOF said Tuesday it had won several contracts in the UK and Norway, but did not share details on the clients and the value.These include turnkey subsea projects within Inspection, Maintenance & Repair (IMR)…

Greece's Biggest Electricity Utility Seeking Wind Partnerships

May 11, 2021

Public Power Corp. (PPC), Greece's biggest electricity utility, is seeking to form partnerships in offshore wind, a top executive said on Tuesday, as the country works to reduce its carbon emissions.The utility wants to shut down all but one…

Wind-Powered Offshore Drilling Rigs in Canada: Saitec, WESI Get Gov't Funding

May 11, 2021

The Government of Canada has approved funding for Waterford Energy Services Inc. (WESI) and Saitec Offshore's project designed to power offshore drilling rigs using a plug-and-play renewable energy solution.The funding program aimed to support…

Wellesley to Drill HPHT Well Off Norway Using Borgland Dolphin Rig

May 11, 2021

Offshore drilling company Dolphin Drilling has secured a Letter of Intent with Wellesley Petroleum for the drilling of an HPHT exploration well on the Norwegian Continental Shelf using the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig.Bjørnar Iversen…

Eidesvik Offshore Finds Work for Veritas Viking Seismic Vessel

May 10, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore has obtained a charter for its seismic vessel Veritas Viking.The charter for the Veritas Viking, according to the Oslo-listed company, is for 130 days, including transit. The contract is with an unnamed third-party operator…

Alfa Laval to Buy Weather Services Firm StormGeo

May 10, 2021

Swedish Alfa Laval has struck a deal to acquire weather intelligence and decision support services provider StormGeo.Alfa Lava, specializing in heat transfer, centrifugal separation, and fluid handling, said the acquisition would accelerate…

Solstad Offshore Sells Platform Supplier

May 10, 2021

Solstad Offshore's subsidiary Farstad Supply has sold its platform supply vessel Far Splendour.According to Solstad, the 74 meters-long vessel was delivered to the new owner on Monday, May 10, 2021.'The sale of the vessel will result in an immaterial accounting effect for Q2-2021…

Odfjell Drilling Secures One-Well Extension for Deepsea Atlantic Rig

May 10, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has extended the contract with Odfjell Drilling for the use of the Deepsea Atlantic offshore drilling rig.Odfjell Drilling said Monday that Equinor had exercised its options to add one additional well to the Deepsea Atlantic contract…

EnQuest's Decommissioning Director Joins Decom North Sea Board

May 10, 2021

UK-based offshore decommissioning association Decom North Sea has appointed John Allan, Decommissioning Director at oil company EnQuest, to its Board of Directors.'John’s current role at EnQuest was preceded by 15 years with CNRI. With the majority…

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