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RWE and Masdar Form 3GW Dogger Bank South Offshore Wind Pact

8 hours ago

Masdar, the UAE’s clean energy powerhouse, has acquired a 49% stake in the UK Dogger Bank South (DBS) offshore wind projects as part of the agreement with RWE.The partners will now jointly forge ahead with the delivery of these flagship projects. RWE, with a 51% stake, will lead development, construction and operation throughout the life cycle of the projects.Located in shallow waters in the North Sea over 100 km from the east coast of England…

Ramboll to Support Development of Renewable Energy Hub in Adriatic Sea

4 hours ago

Danish engineering group Ramboll has been selected by Italian company Agnes to deliver advisory and technical support for a 600MW offshore wind project in the Adriatic Sea, that will also feature floating solar units, battery storage and hydrogen production plant…

Nautical SUNRISE to Test 5MW Offshore Solar Plant at Dutch Wind Farm

6 hours ago

Nautical SUNRISE consortium partners have launched the EU-backed project whose aim is to facilitate research and development of offshore floating solar systems and its components.The Nautical SUNRISE project, supported with $7.35 million of Horizon Europe funding…

Prysmian, Hitachi, BAM Get Cable and Converter Stations Contracts for UK Subsea Link

7 hours ago

Eastern Green Link 2 (EGL2), a joint venture between SSEN Transmission and National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET), has awarded contracts for the development of ‘subsea electricity superhighway’ to Prysmian, Hitachi Energy and BAM.EGL2 will see the creation of a 525kV…

Shelf Drilling Signs Jack-Up Rig Extension Deal in Egypt

8 hours ago

Offshore drilling contractor has secured a two-year contract extension for the Rig 141 jack-up rig for operations in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt.The contract extension is in direct continuation of Rig 141 current term with Gemsa Petroleum Company (Gempetco)…

Wind of Change for Shetland Oil Hub, but Who Will Benefit?

Mar 01, 2024

When storms batter Scotland's Shetland Islands, as they frequently do, the force of the winds whipping through its streets and valleys leave you in no doubt that this is Britain's windiest place.Now islanders are looking to those fierce winds…

Norway's Oil Industry Resumes Helicopter Flights After Deadly Crash

Mar 01, 2024

Norwegian oil companies resumed helicopter flights to offshore oil and gas fields on Friday following Wednesday's deadly crash off the country's west coast, operator Equinor and airports said on Friday.On Thursday helicopter traffic was halted…

Equinor Broadens Range of Helicopters with New Order

Mar 01, 2024

Norwegian oil company Equinor EQNR.OL has ordered 15 new helicopters from manufacturers Leonardo LDOF.MI and Textron's TXT.N Bell, with first deliveries expected next year, broadening the range of available aircraft, it said on Friday.The announcement…

Aker BP Pauses Helicopter Traffic Offshore Norway After Crash

Feb 29, 2024

Norwegian oil group Aker BP on Thursday said it had halted all helicopter traffic offshore Norway until further notice, after a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter crashed in the ocean on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring five others.(Reuters - Reporting by Louise Breusch Rasmussen…

Viaro Energy Grows North Sea Oil and Gas Portfolio

Feb 29, 2024

UK-based oil and gas company Viaro Energy has acquired full working interest in License P.2593 in the West of Shetland, which includes the Tuck gas discovery and the Boulmer prospect, along with several other prospects and leads in the area…

Vaalco Plans Baobab FPSO Upgrade Following Svenska Petroleum Acquisition

Feb 29, 2024

U.S. based oil and gas company Vaalco has entered a sales and purchase agreement to acquire Svenska Petroleum Exploration, including its non-operated interest in the producing deepwater Baobab field offshore Ivory Coast, for the gross amount of $66…

Wintershall Dea Ups Resource Estimate for Norwegian Sea Discovery

Feb 29, 2024

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has increased resource estimates for a gas/condensate discovery near the Dvalin field in the Norwegian Sea, following the drilling of an appraisal well with Transocean Norge rig.Wintershall Dea's appraisal…

Sulmara Expands Subsea Offer with New Business Line

Feb 29, 2024

Scotland-based subsea specialist Sulmara is expanding its offer related to subsea cables and pipelines with the launch of a new suite of services to reduce the operational risks its clients face, while helping them meet their net zero targets…

Odfjell Oceanwind Launches Foundations Production Unit for Floating Wind

Feb 29, 2024

Odfjell Oceanwind and Prodtex have established a joint venture for the manufacturing of foundations for floating wind turbines in an effort to address what is expected to become one of the biggest bottlenecks in scaling the floating offshore wind industry…

TotalEnergies Signs 16-Year LNG Supply Deal with Sembcorp

Feb 29, 2024

French energy major TotalEnergies has signed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Sembcorp Fuels, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries.The deal entails the delivery of up to 0.8 million…

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Developers Postpone Cedar LNG

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