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Ireland: Providence Pens Barryroe Field Farmout Deal with SpotOn

9 hours ago

Ireland-based oil and gas company Providence Resources has signed a farm-out deal with SpotOn Energy for the offshore block in Ireland containing the Barryroe oil and gas discovery.Providence Resources, together with its partner Lansdowne Oil & Gas agreed to farm out a 50% working interest in SEL 1/11 offshore license containing the Barryroe field to the Norwegian firm SpotOn, months after it started the farm-out talks…

Nippon Paint Marine's Coating Gets NORSOK Approval for Offshore Assets

13 hours ago

Nippon Paint Marine has informed that the 'self-indicating technology' incorporated into the company's special tank coating NOA60HS has been certified by the Norwegian Technology Standards Institution as meeting the requirements of the NORSOK M-501 standard…

Offshore Wind Firm Ørsted Can Keep Its Name, Court Rules

14 hours ago

The Danish Supreme Court on Monday ruled that offshore wind developer Ørsted can keep using its name, following a lawsuit brought after the company changed its name from DONG Energy to Ørsted back in 2017.The name change took place after DONG…

Reach Subsea Charters Two Olympic Vessels

15 hours ago

Norwegian subsea services provider Reach Subsea has chartered two subsea vessels from Olympic Subsea, citing an expected increase in work activity in 2021.Reach Subsea said Monday it has had a busy 2020, despite market turbulence, and against a backdrop of the expected increase in activity…

Russia's Nord Stream 2 Set to Resume Pipe-laying Work

18 hours ago

Russia's Nord Stream 2 said on Saturday it planned to resume pipe-laying work on a 2.6 kilometer (1.62 mile) stretch of the stalled Moscow-backed gas pipeline to Europe in Germany's Exclusive Economic Zone.The 1,230 km pipeline under the Baltic Sea…

European Commission Approves Vestas, Mitsubishi Offshore Wind Deal

Nov 27, 2020

The European Commission has granted its approval for wind turbine maker Vestas to acquire Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' shares in their offshore wind joint venture MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.The agreement, which will also see MHI acquire 2.5 percent…

Final Turbine Installed at Borssele III/IV Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 27, 2020

Final offshore wind turbine has been installed at the Blauwwind consortium's Borssele III/IV offshore wind farm project site in the Dutch North Sea, MHI Vestas, the turbine manufacturer said Friday.The last of 77 MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW turbines…

Denmark: Nini West Field Suitable for Injection and Storage of CO2

Nov 27, 2020

A carbon capture and storage project in Denmark which entails storing CO2 under the Danish North Sea seabed has cleared the first major hurdle after the intended subsea reservoir was confirmed feasible for CO2 injection by independent certification…

Cairn Appoints New Chair

Nov 27, 2020

Oil and gas company Cairn Energy will appoint Nicoletta Giadrossi as Chair of the Company with effect from January 1, 2021. She will succeed Ian Tyler who, after seven years on the Cairn Board including six as Chairman, announced in May this…

Ørsted Fully Commissions 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 27, 2020

Offshore wind developer Ørsted said Friday it had fully commissioned the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.The wind farm has a capacity of 752 MW, making it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world…

Norway: Around 260 Schlumberger Workers Set to Strike over Pay

Nov 26, 2020

Some 262 oil service workers at Schlumberger's Norwegian subsidiary plan to go on strike from Dec. 3 if negotiations with employers over pay and working conditions fail, the Safe trade union said on Thursday.The negotiations cover drillers, well service crews…

DNV GL Suspends Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Work for Fear of U.S. Sanctions

Nov 26, 2020

Norway's risk management and quality assurance firm DNV GL has suspended work on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project led by Russia's Gazprom for fear of being sanctioned by the United States, it said on Thursday.Nord Stream 2 runs alongside…

MacGregor to Install Predictive Maintenance Solution on North Sea Giant Vessel

Nov 26, 2020

Cargotec's subsidiary MacGregor has signed an agreement with offshore vessel owner North Sea Shipping to deliver its OnWatch Scout Predict on the North Sea Giant offshore vessel.OnWatch Scout is a solution that connects installed equipment aboard…

'Largest Ever' Offshore Wind Financial Close Reached for World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 26, 2020

Equinor and SSE have announced a financial close on the first two phases of the world's largest offshore wind farm project - the Dogger Bank in the UK North Sea.Dogger Bank wind farm is a joint venture between SSE Renewables, who are leading the construction of the offshore wind farm…

Shell UK Gender Pay Gap Narrows Slightly in 2020

Nov 25, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell's female employees in Britain earned 18% less on average than their male colleagues in 2020, with the pay gap slightly narrowing from the previous year.In its annual UK diversity pay gap report, Shell also published for the…

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