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ARV-i: New Subsea Resident Vehicle Set to Launch

Oct 08, 2021

In October, a new class of underwater observation vehicle, the ARV-i, will be launched at Ocean Business 21. New Zealand-based Boxfish Research and Norwegian partner Transmark Subsea developed the autonomous underwater resident vehicle in a joint venture…

BlueFloat, Falck Eye Floating Wind Projects in Celtic Sea

Oct 08, 2021

BlueFloat Energy and Falck Renewables said Thursday they were looking into the possibility of developing floating offshore wind farms off the coasts of Cornwall and Wales in the Celtic Sea.The two firms are already partners in potential floating…

World's First: Wärtsila, Eidesvik to Equip OSV with Ammonia-fueled Combustion Engine

Oct 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik and Finland-based marine equipment manufacturer Wartsila are going to convert an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with the required fuel supply and safety system…

SeaBird Exploration Secures One-year Charter for 'Fulmar Explorer'

Oct 08, 2021

Marine seismic services firm SeaBird Exploration has signed a one-year contract with an unnamed repeat client for the use of its Fulmar Explorer vessel.The contract, which starts in November 2021, replaces the letter of intent that was announced by Seabird Exploration in July…

Norway: Lundin Drills Duster at Merckx Prospect in North Sea

Oct 08, 2021

Swedish oil company Lundin Energy has failed to find hydrocarbons at its Merckx prospect in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said Friday that Lundin, as the operator of production licence 981 where the well is located…

BP Wins Over Greenpeace in North Sea Oil Field Court Case

Oct 07, 2021

A Scottish court handed BP a win over Greenpeace on Thursday after the environmental group tried to void the energy company's licence to exploit a North Sea oilfield, saying the climate impact of the end-use of oil should not affect permits…

Shopping Spree: OEG Offshore Buys Hughes Subsea Services

Oct 07, 2021

UK-based offshore equipment provider OEG Offshore has acquired Hughes Subsea Services (Hughes), an integrated subsea service company.This is OEG Offshore's second acquisition in a little over a week, when it bought Fern Communications.Hughes…

Shell Warns of $400M Hurricane Hit, But Sees Boost from Soaring Prices

Oct 07, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell warned on Thursday of a $400 million hit to third-quarter earnings from the damage caused by August's Hurricane Ida.However, in an update ahead of quarterly results this month, the oil major also flagged a boost to cashflows from soaring natural gas and electricity prices…

Equinor Hires COSL Offshore Drilling Rig for Statfjord Øst Wells

Oct 07, 2021

Offshore drilling firm COSL has won a four-well contract with Equinor in Norway to drill wells on Statfjord Øst field using the COSLPromoter drilling rig.The drilling will take place from the spring of 2023, and Equinor will have options to…

Aker Offshore Wind Plans to Deploy Scotland’s First Offshore Wind Underwater Substation

Oct 07, 2021

Norway-based firm Aker Offshore Wind plans to utilize Scotland’s first offshore wind underwater substation as part of its bids for major offshore wind farms.'The multi-million subsea innovation would be developed, manufactured, and supplied…

UK Regulator Rejects Shell's Plans to Develop Jackdaw Gasfield

Oct 06, 2021

A British regulator rejected Royal Dutch Shell's plans to develop the Jackdaw gasfield in the North Sea after considering its environmental statement, industry sources said on Wednesday.'We’re disappointed by the decision and are considering the implications…

OGUK: Fresh North Sea Gas Field Investments Essential to Avoid Further Shortages, Price Shocks

Oct 06, 2021

Investing in new North Sea gas resources is essential for the UK to avoid shortages, price shocks, and rising import costs, industry body OGUK has warned, adding that, without fresh investment, North Sea gas production will plummet by 75% by 2030…

SSE, Partners Call Public to Sign Their Name on World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 06, 2021

UK-based renewables giant SSE, a Principal Partner of the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26, has invited those who want to see an ambitious climate action agreed at COP26 to show their support by putting their name on the world’s…

Gazprom's Nord Stream 2 Can Challenge EU Rules, Court Adviser Says

Oct 06, 2021

Gazprom's Swiss unit can challenge an EU gas rule that requires gas producers to be separate companies from those that control the pipeline, an adviser to the EU's top court said on Wednesday.Russia's Gazprom owns operator Nord Stream 2 and…

Wood to Support Horisont Energi's Barents Blue Project

Oct 06, 2021

Horisont Energi, a low-carbon technology company based in Norway, has signed a framework agreement with Wood, a major global consulting and engineering firm.As Horisont Energi continues to mature projects in clean ammonia and hydrogen, Wood…

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