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DOF’s Flagship Vessel Gets Contract Extension

Feb 16, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF Group has secured contract extension for its Skandi Africa vessel.The client, which DOF did not name, has exercised an extension option for the subsea service vessel, with the new commitment now running until February 2026…

Equinor Drills Dry Well in North Sea

Feb 16, 2024

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has drilled a dry exploration well in the North Sea offshore Norway.The exploration well 35/11-28 in the North Sea, part of 258 C license, has proved to be dry, according to the Norwegian Offshore Directorate.The…

ICCB Orders 14-meter CTV

Feb 15, 2024

Irish Commercial Charter Boats (ICCB) has placed an order for a new 14-meter crew transfer vessel (CTV) to support offshore wind operations in Irish and U.K. waters.The vessel, designed by Rockabill Marine Design (RMD), based in Southampton…

Dolphin Drilling Starts Operating Two Semi-Sub Rigs Acquired from Transocean

Feb 15, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm Dolphin Drilling has concluded final transfer of ownership from Transocean and started operating two semi-submersible drilling rigs - Paul B. Loyd, Jr. and Transocean Leader.The agreement to acquire the rigs was made in June 2023…

SubseaPartner Secures Diving Intervention Contract with Equinor

Feb 15, 2024

Norwegian diving contractor SubseaPartner has secured a long-term frame agreement with energy giant Equinor for diving intervention services.The frame agreement centers on contingency preparedness for Equinor as the main user along with 23 other…

Kongsberg to Equip Four Offshore Wind CSOVs Being Built by Ulstein Verft

Feb 15, 2024

Kongsberg Maritime has secured a contract with Ulstein Verft for the supply of an extensive equipment package for four wind farm commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV), two for Bernhard Schulte Offshore and two for J.P. Morgan Asset Management…

TotalEnergies and Eni Confirm ‘Excellent Well Deliverability’ at Gas Discovery Offshore Cyprus

Feb 15, 2024

TotalEnergies and Eni, the equal partners in Block 6 offshore Cyprus, have completed the drilling and production test of the Cronos-2 appraisal well, confirming excellent deliverability and well production capacity in excess of 150 mmscfd.The…

Solstad Gets New Contract for Normand Tonjer Vessel

Feb 15, 2024

Norwegian vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured a new contract for its construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Tonjer.The contract has a duration of 18 months firm, with the possibility of two 180 days extensions.The commercial terms are confidential…

Prysmian Signs $5B Contracts with Amprion for Germany’s Offshore Wind

Feb 15, 2024

Italian cable maker and installation services provider Prysmian Group has secured three contracts with German transmission system operator Amprion worth around $5 billion, for two offshore grid connection systems - BalWin1 and BalWin2 - and the underground cable project DC34…

ABB to Equip Nexans’ New Cable Layer with Hybrid Power System

Feb 14, 2024

ABB has secured an order from Norwegian shipyard Ulstein Verft to supply an advanced power and propulsion system for a new cable-laying vessel (CLV) being built for Nexans.Upon delivery in 2026, the vessel will join Nexans Skagerrak and sister…

Noble Resolute Rig on Extended Stay in North Sea

Feb 14, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured contract extension for its harsh-environment jack-up rig Noble Resolute in the North Sea.The contract extension for Noble Resolute comes from Petrogas E&P Netherlands, part of Oman-based Petrogas E&P…

Petrogas E&P Brings Dutch Gas Project On Stream

Feb 14, 2024

Petrogas E&P Netherlands, part of Oman-based Petrogas E&P, has started producing gas from the A15 platform installed in the Dutch North Sea.Petrogas E&P Netherlands, along with its partners EBN, Rockrose, and TAQA, produced first gas from the A15 project on February 12…

Vår Energi Comes Up Dry in Norwegian North Sea

Feb 14, 2024

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has drilled two wells in the North Sea offshore Norway, both of which were dry.The wells 25/7-12 S and A, were drilled in production license 917, 200 kilometers northwest of Stavanger, that was awarded in 2017…

New Breakwater Installed to Support CTVs Berthing at Port of Newhaven

Feb 13, 2024

As part of the refurbishment for the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Rampion offshore wind farm, Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) has installed a floating concrete breakwater within the Port of Newhaven to provide safe berthing facilities for crew transfer vessels (CTV)…

TWMA Secures $62.5 Million Sustainability Linked Bond

Feb 13, 2024

Drilling waste management company TWMA on Tuesday announced it has closed on a $62.5million Sustainability Linked Bond on the Nordic ABM in Oslo.Qualifying for a Sustainability Linked Bond required third party recognition that TWMA’s sustainability…

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