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TotalEnergies Hails French Floating Pre-Selection

Aug 04, 2022

A consortium of TotalEnergies, Corio Generation and Qair has been pre-selected by the French Directorate General for Energy and Climate (DGEC) to participate in a competitive tender to develop two floating windfarms in the Mediterranean Sea…

Orcadian Agrees Farms Out on Carra Prospect

Aug 04, 2022

North Sea oil and gas development company Orcadian Energy has agreed a farm-out deal with Carrick Resources.The deal, based on the fulfilment of certain work milestones, centres on a sub-area of Licence P2320 which contains the the Carra prospect…

Equinor Lines Up Othello North Wildcat

Aug 04, 2022

Norway's Equinor has been granted a permit by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to drill well 6507/8-11 S in the Norwegian Sea.The well, about 160 km offshore, about 10 km north of Heidrun, will be drilled using the Deepsea Stavanger semisubmersible drilling rig…

Neptune Awards Vessel Services Deal to Sentinel Marine

Aug 03, 2022

Neptune Energy on Wednesday announced the award of a £10 million three-year vessel services contract to Sentinel Marine, to provide offshore support for its operated Cygnus gas field in the U.K. southern North Sea.The contract, awarded following a competitive tendering process…

Wood to Deliver Design for Salamander Floating Wind Project in Scotland

Aug 02, 2022

Engineering firm Wood said it has been awarded the Principal Designer and Pre-FEED scope for Salamander, the 100MW floating wind farm development located 35km off Peterhead in the East Coast of Scotland.The Salamander project, a joint venture between Simply Blue Group…

Saipem Wins Contract to Install Pipeline off Italy

Aug 02, 2022

Italian energy industry services provider Saipem said it has secured a contract worth approximately €300 million for the transport and installation of an offshore gas pipeline offshore Italy.The E&C contract was awarded by Eni subsidiary Enimed…

X1 Wind's Floater Concept Ready for Testing

Aug 02, 2022

Technology developer X1 Wind said it has laid its dynamic cable clearing way for final installation of its fully functional floating wind prototype at the PLOCAN Test Site, in the Canary Islands.Having installed the modular concrete gravity anchoring system last spring…

Aker Solutions Wins Contract to Build Shell's Jackdaw Platform

Aug 02, 2022

Norwegian engineering firm Aker Solutions said on Tuesday it has won a contract from Shell to build an offshore platform for Britain's Jackdaw gas field.The offshore field about 250 kilometers east of Aberdeen is expected to account for over…

Cadeler to Install Foundations at Ørsted's Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 01, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation contractor Cadeler on Monday said it has signed an agreement with Ørsted for the installation of offshore foundations at the Hornsea 3 offshore windfarm, off the east coast of the U.K.Scheduled to begin in 2026…

Wintershall Dea Starts Production at Nova Field off Norway

Aug 01, 2022

Germany's Wintershall Dea started production at its Nova oil and gas field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, the company said on Monday.The subsea field, about 120 kilometers northwest of the city of Bergen, is tied-back to the Neptune Energy-operated Gjoea field…

Life Extension Green Light at Tambar

Jul 29, 2022

Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given operator Aker BP consent for life extension of the Tambar field in the Norwegian North Sea.The Tambar field is part of production license 065, for which Aker BP is the operator. Consent includes…

Neptune Initiates Drilling on Ofelia Exploration Well

Jul 27, 2022

Neptune Energy said drilling has commenced on the Ofelia exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.  The well, 35/6-3 S, is being drilled by the Deepsea Yantai, a semi-submersible rig, owned by CIMC and operated by Odfjell Drilling…

Nord Stream's Turbine Tussle Puts Spotlight on Equipment

Jul 26, 2022

The bickering over a turbine Moscow says is to blame for a reduction of gas flows via Nord Stream 1 has put into focus the equipment the pipeline needs to operate.At the heart of the tussle lies SGT-A65, a Siemens Energy turbine that is 12 meters long and weighs 20 tonnes…

Shell, Deltic to Drill Selene Gas Prospect in UK North Sea

Jul 26, 2022

U.K. oil company Deltic Energy and supermajor Shell, joint venture partners on Licence P2437 in the U.K. Southern North Sea, have made a positive well investment decision to drill the high impact Selene gas prospect, Deltic Energy announced on Tuesday…

First Foundations Installed at World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 26, 2022

The first monopile and transition piece have been installed at the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the U.K. North Sea, marking a key milestone for the construction of the world's largest offshore wind farm.The foundations, designed by Wood Thilsted…

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