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Angolan Oil Company Sonangol to Keep Stakes in Galp, Millennium bcp

Jan 04, 2023

Angolan state oil company Sonangol will keep its stakes in Portugal's Galp Energia and Millennium bcp lender as it considers them strategic assets, Sonangol CEO Sebastiao Gaspar Martins told Reuters on Wednesday.With a 19.49% stake, Sonangol…

Ilmatar Gets Research Permit for Two Offshore Wind Areas in Finland

Jan 04, 2023

Finland's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (TEM) has granted Ilmatar Offshore a research permit for two offshore wind areas in Finland’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The areas cover approximately 700 square kilometers in total. 'In order to secure long-term value chains…

Partners to Develop Offshore Wind to Ammonia Project in Greenland

Jan 03, 2023

Norway-based H2Carrier announced it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Greenland-based Anori to develop the first commercial wind farm in Greenland with subsequent production and export of green ammonia.The wind farm is projected to comprise 1…

Volstad Orders NES Battery Pack for Subsea Construction Vessel

Jan 03, 2023

Norway's Volstad Maritime has contracted HAV Group subsidiary Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to deliver the battery package and associated control system for battery charging to one of its subsea construction vessels.Bergen-based NES will…

Russian Pipeline Gas Exports to Europe Drop to a post-Soviet Low

Dec 29, 2022

Russian gas exports to Europe via pipelines plummeted to a post-Soviet low in 2022 as its largest customer cut imports due to the conflict in Ukraine and a major pipeline was damaged by mysterious blasts, Gazprom data  and Reuters calculations showed…

FSRU Exemplar Arrives in Finland

Dec 29, 2022

Excelerate Energy's floating storage and regasification unit (“FSRU”) Exemplar arrived at the port of Inkoo, Finland on December 28, 2022. The FSRU was previously loaded with a partial cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) which will serve as the initial commissioning cargo for the terminal…

North Sea Project Launched to Explore Powering Integrated Energy Hubs with Offshore Wind

Dec 29, 2022

Neptune Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ørsted and Goal7 to investigate using offshore wind-generated electricity to power new integrated energy hubs in the UK North Sea.Integrated energy hubs have the potential to combine multiple energy systems…

Exxon Sues EU in Move to Block New Windfall Tax on Oil Companies

Dec 28, 2022

U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp is suing the European Union in a bid to force it to scrap the bloc's new windfall tax on oil groups, arguing Brussels exceeded its legal authority by imposing the levy.The windfall profits tax is 'counter-productive'…

Putin Bans Exporting Russian Oil to Countries Implementing Price Caps

Dec 28, 2022

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday delivered Russia's long-awaited response to a Western price cap, signing a decree that bans the supply of crude oil and oil products from Feb. 1 for five months to nations that abide by the cap. The Group of Seven major powers…

Norway's Njord Offshore Field Resumes Production After Major Platform Upgrades

Dec 28, 2022

Production from the Njord field in the Norwegian Sea restarted at 16.30 on December 27th, following an upgrade project in which both the platform and the floating storage and offloading vessel (FSO) were brought ashore for extensive upgrades…

Crane on Tyra II Process Module Now in Permanent Use

Dec 27, 2022

Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) said Friday it had reached a milestone on the hook-up and commissioning campaign of Tyra II with the crane on the process module (the 'TEG') now in permanent use. 'The milestone was planned for early Q1 2023…

Turkey's Black Sea Gas Find Now Amounts to 710 bcm - Erdogan

Dec 27, 2022

The total volume of natural gas Turkey has discovered in the Black Sea now amounts to 710 billion cubic meters (bcm) after a new field was located and a previous find was revised higher, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. Speaking after a cabinet meeting…

PGS Secures Pre-Funding for Large Survey in Norwegian Sea

Dec 27, 2022

Norwegian offshore survey company PGS said Tuesday it had secured industry pre-funding for a large multiclient survey in the Norwegian Sea. PGS will use a Ramform Titan-class vessel over two seasons, with mobilization for the first season in Q2 2023…

Bibby WaveMaster 1 Helps TotalEnergies' Offshore Workers Get Home for Christmas

Dec 23, 2022

Bibby Marine's Bibby WaveMaster 1 (BWM1) set sail for Denmark this week, on a charter for Total Energies, to help get some of their personnel home in time for Christmas after weather conditions prevented helicopter transfer.BWM1, a walk-to-work…

Solstad Offshore Secures $50,8M in Contracts for CSV Normand Maximus

Dec 23, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore  said Friday it had  secured letters of awards from multiple unnamed subsea contractorsfor the hire of the construction support vessel Normand Maximus for the execution of projects during 2023…

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