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Dolphin Drilling Terminates GHL Contract for Blackford Dolphin Rig

Apr 30, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm Dolphin Drilling has terminated the contract with General Hydrocarbons Limited (GHL) for the Blackford Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig due to issues with the agreed payments.The Dolphin Drilling’s Blackford…

Shelf Drilling Scoops $54M for Jack-Up Rig Job

Apr 30, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a contract for the Shelf Drilling Fortress jack-up rig with a North Sea operator for operations in the UK Continental Shelf.The company did not disclose the name of the client, revealing…

Pioneering Spirit Booked for Gennaker Substation Installs

Apr 29, 2024

Dutch offshore contractor Allseas informs it has secured the contract to perform transport and installation (T&I) of two major substations (so called OSS) for the Gennaker offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea, developed by transmission operator 50Hertz…

RTS Wind Lands Offshore Wind Services Deal with Ørsted

Apr 29, 2024

Specialist wind turbine services provider RTS Wind has secured two extensive framework agreements for the provision of blade services for offshore wind developer Ørsted.The two five-year framework agreements will see RTS Wind support Ørsted’s long-term blade care and maintenance campaigns…

Equinor Secures Consent to Drill Two Wells in North Sea

Apr 29, 2024

The Norwegian Offshore Directorate has granted Equinor Energy a drilling permit for two wildcat wells in the North Sea.The approval is for wells 35/10-14 S and 35/10-14 A in production license 1185, valid until February 2029.Equinor is the operator of the license…

Full Tyra II Gas Development Ramp-Up Impacted by Technical Issue

Apr 29, 2024

The operational occurrence which has temporarily impacted the commissioning of the Tyra Redevelopment Project (Tyra II) has pushed the planned ramp-up of the facilities to full capacity for one month.An operational occurrence related to the…

BP Suspends Production at Azerbaijani Platform for Maintenance Works

Apr 29, 2024

BP, as the operator of the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) field development in the Caspian Sea, has kicked off planned maintenance (turnaround - TAR) works on the Deepwater Gunashli platform.In accordance with the plan, production from…

Equinor Cleared for Drilling Ops at Johan Castberg Field with Transocean Enabler Rig

Apr 26, 2024

Equinor has received consent from Norwegian regulator to use Transocean Enabler rig for production drilling/completion and drilling of exploration segment in the Barents Sea.The Norwegian Ocean Industry Authority (Havtil) issued a permit to Equinor for drilling operations at Johan Castberg field…

Fugro Gets Dogger Bank South Offshore Wind Survey Job

Apr 26, 2024

RWE and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) have appointed Fugro to conduct geotechnical seabed survey on 3 GW Dogger Bank South offshore wind farm.The findings will give a detailed and accurate picture of the ground conditions, which will…

Bourbon Orders Exail Tech to Streamline Subsea Fleet’s Services for Offshore Energy

Apr 25, 2024

UK-based Exail has secured a contract with French maritime services provider Bourbon to supply several units of its Octans Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) for integration into Bourbon Subsea Services’s fleet.These units will be…

Asso.subsea Wraps Up Subsea Cables Installation at French Floating Wind Pilot

Apr 25, 2024

Subsea cable services company Asso.subsea, in partnership with Prysmian Powerlink, has completed the cable installation, burial, and protection operations for the 25 MW Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind project in France.The project…

MOL and Gaz-System Sing Long-Term FSRU Charter for New Polish LNG Terminal

Apr 25, 2024

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a long-term time charter party agreement for one floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) with the Polish gas transmission system operator Gaz-System, which is the developer and operator behind the future LNG terminal…

BW Ideol Presents Standard Floating Wind Foundation for Mass Production

Apr 25, 2024

BW Ideol has unveiled its standardized foundation for floating offshore wind, ready for mass production to accommodate the needs of the growing sector.With over 22 GW already awarded in Scotland, around 8 GW in the USA, and several GW currently…

PBS Extends Maintenance Contract with TotalEnergies for North Sea Assets

Apr 25, 2024

PBS has secured an extension to the general maintenance and operations contract (GMOC) awarded by TotalEnergies in 2020 to cover its North Sea assets.With over a year still to serve on the existing five-year contract, PBS secured an extension…

Equinor Wraps Up Hammerfest LNG Leak Repair, Maintains Friday Restart

Apr 24, 2024

A gas leak that triggered an evacuation at Equinor's Hammerfest liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant has been repaired, but the facility still remains shut until Friday, the Norwegian energy group said on Wednesday.The incident occurred during…

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