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OKEA Makes FID for Brasse Field Development in North Sea

Apr 08, 2024

Norwegian oil and gas company OKEA, in collaboration with its partners DNO Norge, Lime Petroleum and M Vest Energy, has made a final investment decision (FID) for the Brasse development, located in the northern North Sea.The field is estimated…

Eni-HitecVision's Norwegian Offshore Wind JV Gets New CEO

Apr 05, 2024

Vårgrønn, an offshore wind joint venture between Eni’s Pleniute and HitecVision, has appointed Stephen Bull as its new chief operating officer (CEO).Bull will take up the position from June 1 2024, joining the company from Aker Solutions, where…

MDL Assists Saipem on Gastrade’s LNG Development Off Greece

Apr 05, 2024

Maritime Developments (MDL) has assisted Saipem in progressing an LNG project offshore Greece, which included work on the connection of Gastrade’s Alexandroupolis floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) to the country’s gas transmission system…

Aramco Suspends Another Jack-Up Rig

Apr 05, 2024

Offshore drilling company Valaris, through its joint venture ARO Drilling, has received a notice of suspension from Aramco for its VALARIS 143 jack-up rig.The rig’s contract was previously scheduled to end in December 2024. The suspension notice…

Argeo Venture to Set Sail to West Africa Under $39M TotalEnergies Deal

Apr 04, 2024

Norwegian offshore services company Argeo has signed a contract with TotalEnergies for deepwater work offshore West Africa.The work will be carried out by Argeo Venture as part of the contract that will occupy the vessel for the remainder of 2024…

Floating Wind Farm Set to Power O&G Platforms Gets Onshore Planning Approval

Apr 04, 2024

Offshore wind developers Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Eni’s Plenitude and HitecVision, have announced that their 560 MW floating offshore wind project Green Volt has been granted full onshore planning approval.The Green Volt floating wind farm…

Bekaert Joins Tailwind Floating Wind Moorings Innovation Project

Apr 04, 2024

Belgium-based offshore mooring systems specialist Bekaert has joined the Tailwind project, which aims to develop advanced mooring solutions for floating wind industry.The Tailwind project, launched in January 2024, will aim to deliver advanced station-keeping technologies…

PGS Hooks Northern Europe Seismic Deal

Apr 04, 2024

Marine seismic data company PGS has secured a 4D contract in Northern Europe for an independent energy company.PGS said it will mobile its Ramform Tethys for the survey in late April.The project has a total duration of approximately 30 days…

Electrification: Equinor's Sleipner and Gudrun Fields Start Partly Operating on Shore Power

Apr 04, 2024

The Sleipner field center, along with the Gudrun platform and other associated fields - operated by Equinor - is now partly operating on power from shore in a decarbonization effort that will reduce annual emissions from the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) by 160…

Equinor Hires DeepOcean for Subsea Infrastructure and Cable Repairs

Apr 04, 2024

Equinor has awarded ocean services provider DeepOcean a frame agreement for marine services covering subsea intervention and repair contingency for subsea pipelines, structures and high voltage cables for both offshore renewables and oil and gas fields…

Giant Kazakh Oil Field Operator Denies Spill Reports

Apr 03, 2024

The operator of Kazakhstan's giant offshore Kashagan oilfield denied reports of an oil spill near the field and said on Tuesday its facilities were working normally.Globus, an ecological organization in the Central Asian nation, said earlier…

Ex-Ulstein Chief Takes the Reins at Vard

Apr 03, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard, a subsidiary of the Fincantieri Group, has appointed Cathrine Kristiseter Marti as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).Starting from June 1, 2024, Marti will take over from the current CEO, Alberto Maestrini, who will remain in his position as Chairman of the Board…

Energean Takes Control of Wenlock and Tors Decommissioning Project

Apr 03, 2024

Oil and gas company Energean has become the operator of the Tors and Wenlock fields as the decommissioning work continues as planned.As part of the 2020 acquisition of Edison Exploration & Production, Energean acquired majority equity stakes in two fields in the Southern UK North Sea…

Winthershall Dea Secures Drilling Permit Offshore Norway

Apr 03, 2024

The Norwegian Offshore Directorate has granted Wintershall Dea Norge a permit for a drilling operation in the North Sea that will be conducted using Transocean Norge rig.The permit is for a wildcat well 35/11-27 S in production license 248.Wintershall Dea is the operator of the license with 60%…

Selene Well Remains on Track as Dana Petroleum Joins Shell and Deltic as Partner

Apr 03, 2024

Deltic Energy has completed the farm-out of its 25% interest in the Shell-operated North Sea license containing the Selene Prospect to Dana Petroleum.Deltic Energy received the required regulatory and partner consents in respect of the farm-out of a 25% interest in License P2437 to Dana Petroleum…

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