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Premier Oil, Chrysaor Merger Gets Approvals from Regulators in UK, Mexico

Feb 23, 2021

UK-based oil company Premier Oil said Monday that all of the regulatory conditions relating to its merger with Chrysaor 'have now been satisfied and all of the requisite anti-trust approvals have been received.'Premier oil said following receipt of notice from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), the regulatory condition to the transaction regarding Premier's and Chrysaor's licence interests in the UK had been satisfied…

Blue Gem Wind Pressing Ahead with Valorous Floating Wind Farm

12 hours ago

Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between French firm Total and Irish-based Simply Blue Energy, has filed an environmental scoping report for Valorous, a proposed 300 MW floating offshore wind farm in the Celtic Sea, off Wales.Valorous is the second…

The Netherlands: Six Oil and Gas Firms Launch Joint Well Decom Campaign

13 hours ago

Six oil and gas operators in The Netherlands, within the Nextep partnership, are working on a major campaign to decommission oil and gas wells as part of a single campaign. Nexstep, the Dutch association for decommissioning and reuse of oil and gas infrastructure…

Romania: BSOG to Start Gas Production from $600M Black Sea Project in November

16 hours ago

Romania-based Black Sea Oil & Gas (BSOG) will begin extracting natural gas from its $600 million offshore Romanian project in November, its chief executive said on Tuesday, but added further progress hinged on scrapping a disputed tax.The additional…

ExxonMobil Sells UK North Sea Fields to NEO for More Than $1B

16 hours ago

North Sea-focused oil company NEO Energy has struck a deal to buy ExxonMobil's UK North Sea assets, a month after it was announced the companies had started exclusive talks over a potential transaction.Backed by Norwegian private equity investor HitecVision…

CWind's Next-Gen Offshore Wind Crew Transfer Vessel Launched

Feb 23, 2021

CWind, offshore wind crew transfer specialist, on Tuesday announced the delivery of what it described as 'the world’s first hybrid-powered Surface Effect Ship (SES),' the CWind Pioneer crew transfer vessel.CWind said that the crew transfer vessel…

Europe's Largest: CIP to Launch Offshore Wind-powered Ammonia Plant in Denmark

Feb 23, 2021

Danish energy infrastructure investments firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners is looking to build what it says is Europe’s largest production facility of CO2-free green ammonia, with the final product aimed at the shipping and agriculture sector as a means to reduce emissions…

HydroSurv, Sonardyne in 'Transformative' USV Tech Collab for Offshore Industry

Feb 23, 2021

Uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) specialist HydroSurv Unmanned Survey has teamed up with marine technology specialist Sonardyne to develop and demonstrate what the companies say will be transformative seabed-to-shore sensing and data acquisition technologies for offshore operations…

DEME Offshore to Install Giant Monopiles for Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Feb 23, 2021

Belgian offshore installation company DEME Offshore has been awarded a substantial contract to deliver foundations for Parkwind's offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.DEME Offshore will be responsible for engineering, procurement…

Neptune Energy Starts Production from Gjøa P1 Project Off Norway

Feb 23, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy said Tuesday it had brought online the Gjøa P1 development in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.Gjøa P1 has been developed via a new subsea template, tied back to existing infrastructure on the Gjøa field…

UK: Tailwind Sanctions Evelyn Development

Feb 22, 2021

UK-focused oil company Tailwind has reached a final investment decision (FID) on its Evelyn field project in the North sea, following approval by the UK oil and gas regulator OGA last week.The Evelyn field is part of the Triton Cluster. Tailwind…

Poland in Race Against the Clock to Approve Baltic Offshore Wind Subsidies

Feb 22, 2021

Poland is racing against the clock to authorize subsidies for Baltic offshore wind power projects totaling 5.9 gigawatts by mid-2021, the climate minister said on Monday, as the country tries to shift away from its heavy dependence on coal.The…

DNV GL Secures 3-Year Contract with Total in UK North Sea

Feb 22, 2021

Classification society and quality assurance firm DNV GL has been awarded a three-year contract with Total in the UK to provide various services across the company's UK North Sea assets.DNV GL will provide core services such as verification…

Vattenfall Awards Van Oord a 4-Year Offshore Wind Contract

Feb 22, 2021

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall has awarded the Dutch-based offshore installation contractor Van Oord a 4-year operations & maintenance (O&M) contract.Working through its MPI Offshore organization, Van Oord will provide jack-up and associated…

U.S. Designates Already Sanctioned Russian Ship as Helping to Build Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Feb 22, 2021

The Biden administration on Friday identified a Russian ship and a company it believes are helping to build the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, but the entities had already been sanctioned by the Trump administration and the project's opponents in Congress said the move would do little to halt work on it…

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