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PGS Completes Viking Graben Survey with 'Widest' Source Separation

Jul 10, 2020

Norwegian seismic company PGS has siad it has completed its second successful GeoStreamer X seismic survey in the Viking Graben, in the North Sea, off Norway, using its Ramform Vanguard vessel, and breaking some records in the process.Gunhild Myhr, VP New Ventures at PGS said:'The Ramform Vanguard managed its dense streamer spread in combination with record-wide sources, acquiring a survey that will deliver a dataset of excellent quality…

Gibdock Repairs Shearwater Duo

Jul 10, 2020

Mediterranean shiprepair facility Gibdock reports it completed a two-vessel drydocking and maintenance and repair project for Shearwater GeoServices.The Gibraltar-based repair and conversion specialist worked on the seismic research vessels Oceanic Sirius…

Hermitage Offshore Services Gets a Short Breather from Creditors

Jul 10, 2020

New York-listed offshore vessel owner Hermitage Offshore Services, hit by low oil prices and COVID-19, has executed a forbearance agreement with lenders.Under the agreement, the lenders of its $132.9 M loan DNB Bank and Skanidaviska Enskilda…

Spain's Greenalia Joins World Forum Offshore Wind

Jul 10, 2020

Greenalia, a Spanish company working to develop a floating offshore wind farm in the Canary Islands, has joined WFO (World Forum Offshore Wind), The first worldwide association with an exclusive focus on promoting offshore wind energy internationally…

Side-track Well Planned at Neptune's Dugong Discovery

Jul 10, 2020

Neptune Energy last week made a hydrocarbon discovery at its Dugong well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.The company at the time said the results were preliminary and that a decision might be made to drill a side-track to further define the extent of the discovery…

Offshore Industry Welcomes UK Gov't Job Retention Bonus. Calls for Long-Term Support

Jul 09, 2020

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced a new Job Retention Bonus scheme to encourage firms to keep on workers furloughed due to the COVID-19 impact on the economy.The UK government will introduce a one-off payment of £1…

RWE Taps GE, Sembcorp Marine for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm HVDC Transmission System

Jul 09, 2020

German renewables giant RWE has selected a GE Renewables/Sembcorp Marine JV as the supplier for high voltage direct current (HVDC) electrical transmission system for the 1.4 gigawatt (GW) Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, off the UK.The wind farm will be located on Dogger Bank…

Aker BP Cleared to Drill Hod Pilot Hole with Maersk Jack-Up

Jul 09, 2020

Aker BP has received consent to use the Maersk Invincible jack-up rig to drill a pilot hole on the Hod field, offshore Norway.The consent for the use of the Maersk Drilling-owned jack-up was granted this week by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway…

Equinor Hires Aibel for Oseberg Works

Jul 08, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction company Aibel has signed a 'portfolio agreement' for Equinor-operated Oseberg fields in the North Sea off Norway for the period 2020-2026. The aim of the portfolio agreement is to ensure a holistic…

Ireland: Kinsale Gas Fields Cease Production after 42 Years Online

Jul 08, 2020

Ireland's Kinsale area offshore gas fields in the Celtic Sea have officially ceased production, after more than 40 years online.The news of production cessation from the gas fields was shared by the operator PSE Kinsale Energy, a subsidiary of Malaysia's Petronas…

Equinor Finds Gas and Condensate at Atlantis Well in North Sea

Jul 08, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has discovered gas and condensate in the exploration well 30/2-5 S Atlantis, in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The discovery was made about 17 kilometers south of the Kvitebjørn field in the North Sea and 160 kilometers northwest of Bergen…

CWind Working with Reygar to Improve Crew Safety

Jul 07, 2020

Remote monitoring and reporting platforms provider Reygar says it is working with offshore renewables services company CWind to develop a new communication safety feature within its BareFLEET fleet monitoring system.In an effort to simplify…

Simply Blue Energy Set to Develop 1GW Floating Wind Farm Off Ireland

Jul 07, 2020

Ireland-based offshore renewables company Simply Blue Energy is stepping forward with the development of a floating offshore wind farm of up to 1GW capacity in the Celtic Sea, offshore Ireland.The company has this week made an application to the Irish Department of Housing…

CorPower Starts Wave Energy Project in Portugal

Jul 07, 2020

CorPower, a Swedish developer of wave energy converters, is establishing an R&D, Manufacturing & Service Centre for wave energy converters in Viana do Castelo, Portugal.The location has been chosen to support CorPower’s demonstration project HiWave-5…

Oil Producers Will Fight for Market Share as Consumption Growth Slows

Jul 07, 2020

Petroleum consumption growth has been slowing for decades and the industry shows increasing signs of maturity, which will have profound implications for the business strategies of oil-producing companies and countries.Slower growth will intensify…

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