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New Manager of ASCO's Lifting Branch Eyes North Sea Growth

Apr 06, 2021

Integrated logistics and materials management company, ASCO, has appointed Craig Revie as General Manager of its specialist lifting division, NSL.Revie first joined ASCO in 2018 as head of Marine Services, Craig led initiatives in vessel monitoring…

Indian Oil Corporation Buys Its First Johan Sverdrup Crude Cargo

Apr 05, 2021

State-run refiner Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has made its first purchase of Norway's Johan Sverdrup crude, buying four million barrels via a tender as it speeds up diversification of crude imports, two trade sources told Reuters on Monday…

HydraWell Nets P&A Work at PSE Kinsale Energy's Decom Project in Ireland

Apr 05, 2021

PSE Kinsale Energy, a Petronas subsidiary working to decommission its Kinsale area offshore gas fields in Ireland, has awarded a contract to HydraWell to support the project.PSE Kinsale Energy last July said that the Kinsale area offshore gas…

Three60 Energy Wins Contract with OMV in Norway

Apr 01, 2021

UK-based oilfield services company Three60 Energy has been awarded a new framework agreement with Austria-based oil and gas company OMV for the provision of services in Norway.The agreement, which is in place for five years with options for extension…

Tailwind Energy Buys Decipher Energy

Apr 01, 2021

UK-focused oil company Tailwind Energy has acquired Decipher Energy Limited, an oil and gas company with assets in the UK North Sea.'This acquisition will allow Tailwind to continue to deploy its strategy of exploiting organic production and…

Merkel Ally Calls for Moratorium on Nord Stream 2 Construction

Apr 01, 2021

Germany's coordinator for transatlantic relations called on Wednesday for a moratorium on the construction of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline from Russia to Europe, breaking ranks with many in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government.The United States is opposed to the project…

Romgaz Bids to Buy Exxon's Romanian Subsidiary

Apr 01, 2021

Romanian oil and gas company Romgaz has filed a takeover offer for ExxonMobil's Romanian subsidiary holding a share in an offshore block in the Black Sea.ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Romania Limited holds a 50 percent stake in the XIX Neptun Deep Block in the Black Sea…

Siemens Gamesa Receives First Firm Order for Giant 14MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Mar 31, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received its first firm order for its giant 14MW offshore wind turbine.The order, from RWE, is for the supply of 100 units of its 14MW SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine…

Ørsted Plans Offshore Wind Farm, Hydrogen Plant at North Sea Port

Mar 31, 2021

Denmark's Ørsted plans to develop an offshore wind farm and adjacent hydrogen plant at the North Sea Port straddling the Dutch-Belgian border, the company said on Wednesday.The wind farm would have capacity to produce 2 gigawatts of electricity and would power the 1-gigawatt hydrogen plant…

Ampelmann Clinches Eight New Projects in APAC

Mar 31, 2021

Dutch-based offshore gangway specialist Ampelmann has said it has recently secured five contracts covering eight projects in the Asia Pacific. Five of the eight are in the renewables space.'All contracts were signed in Q1 of 2021 and consist…

Scottish Renewables Names Energy Transition and Supply Chain Manager

Mar 30, 2021

Scottish Renewables, Scotland's renewable energy industry association, has created a new role aimed at strengthening the renewable energy industry’s voice in the transition to a net-zero energy system.The organization’s new Energy Transition…

'Floatel Endurance' Gets Extended Stay at Equinor's Martin Linge Field

Mar 30, 2021

Floatel, a provider of offshore accommodation rigs for the international offshore energy industry, has secured a contract extension for its Floatel Endurance semi-submersible unit in Norway.Floatel, which last week announced it had successfully…

Vår Energi Obtains Approval to Drill Four Wells Off Norway

Mar 30, 2021

Norwegian offshore oil and gas company Vår Energi has received regulatory approvals to drill four wells in the production license 229, in the Norwegian section of the North Sea.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said Tuesday it had granted Vår Energi a drilling permit for wells 25/8-20 S…

Norway Pressing Ahead with Offshore Wind. Prepares First Tenders

Mar 29, 2021

Norway will press ahead with North Sea wind power this year, awarding its first development licenses as it spurs the transition of its oil and gas industry and despite its already plentiful renewables supply.The government has earmarked two areas in the North Sea for up to 4…

Neptune Revises Dugong Offshore Oil Discovery Size Estimate

Mar 29, 2021

Oil and gas exploration and production company Neptune Energy on Monday revised down the estimated size of its Dugong offshore oil discovery made last year in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.The company, which had previously estimated recoverable…

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