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Aker BP Gets Clearance to Drill Two Exploration Wells Offshore Norway

May 07, 2024

The Norwegian Offshore Directorate has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for two wells in the Barents Sea, which will be drilled using Saipem’s Scarabeo 8 semi-submersible rig.The permit issued by Norwegian Offshore Directorate are for the wildcat…

Wood Scoops TotalEnergies’ Decarbonization Job in North Sea

May 06, 2024

Engineering consultancy Wood has secured a new decarbonization contract from TotalEnergies to support flare gas recovery in the North Sea.The 23-month contract, part of the Elgin-Franklin Flare Gas Recovery System Project, follows Wood's successful…

Aker BP Opts for Optime Subsea’s ROCS

May 06, 2024

Norwegian subsea technology company Optime Subsea has been awarded a contract by Aker BP to develop and deliver five Remotely Operated Controls Systems (ROCS) for use on the Norwegian continental shelf.Aker BP has placed an order with Optime…

Saipem’s Hydrone-R Marks Subsea Milestone at Equinor’s Njord Field

May 06, 2024

Saipem’s underwater intervention drone Hydrone-R, currently operating on Equinor's Njord Field development project offshore Norway, has achieved the milestone for continuous subsea residency of 167 days.The project, for which Saipem’s Hydrone-R is deployed…

BW Group to Separate BW Energy as Stand-Alone Oil and Gas Business

May 06, 2024

Global maritime company BW Group has unveiled plans to separate BW Energy as an oil and gas exploration business from its maritime businesses, as part of corporate restructuring process.BW Group currently owns 191,903,110 shares in BW Energy…

Tyra II: Reaching Full Technical Capacity Delayed as Equipment Repair Works Begin

May 06, 2024

The technical issue, which has temporarily impacted the commissioning of the facilities at Denmark’s largest offshore gas development, has been identified with repair works currently ongoing as the timeline for reaching Tyra II full technical capacity gets delayed for the third quarter of 2024…

NSTA Awards 31 More Licenses in Latest North Sea Oil and Gas Round

May 03, 2024

The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) has offered further 31 exploration licenses in the latest phase of the U.K.'s 33rd oil and gas licensing round.A total of 82 offers to 50 companies have now been made in the round which attracted 115 bids from 76 companies across 257 blocks and part-blocks…

Höegh LNG Strikes Deal to Deploy FSRU Hoegh Galleon in Egypt

May 03, 2024

Norway-based Höegh LNG has made an agreement with Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) and Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) for the deployment of the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Hoegh Galleon. The aim of the deployment is to support energy security in Egypt…

BW Offshore Concludes Sale of FPSO Polvo

May 03, 2024

Oslo-listed FPSO leasing company BW Offshore has completed the sale of its laid-up FPSO Polvo to BW Energy.The agreed price was $50 million, for which BW Energy $30 million upon the vessel transfer date, with the remaining $20 million provided as a seller’s credit by BW Offshore…

Van Oord’s Heavy-Lift Installation Vessel Gets Major Upgrade

May 03, 2024

Van Oord’s Svanen vessel has received a major upgrade which increased its total height to 125 meters, making it one of the largest heavy-lift vessels in the world suitable for handling the next generation of monopile foundations for offshore wind…

Apollo Secures $12.5M Contract for INEOS’ Hejre Project

May 03, 2024

Engineering and energy consultancy Apollo has been awarded the project management consultancy (PMC) contract for INEOS E&P's Hejre project in the North Sea.The 4-year Hejre project entails the development of a greenfield platform, subsea infrastructure…

Hitachi, Chantiers de l'Atlantique Sign $4.8B Deal for French Offshore Substations

May 03, 2024

France's energy grid operator RTE has signed a $4.8 billion contract with Hitachi Energy and Chantiers de l'Atlantique for the construction of several offshore power platforms and converter stations for two offshore wind farms to be built in France…

Cyprus Seeks Improvements to Chevron-led Plans for Offshore Gas Field

May 02, 2024

Cyprus said on Thursday it wanted to see improvements to Chevron-led plans to extract gas from an offshore field, giving the consortium led by the U.S. major six months to meet its requirements.There have been protracted talks on the future…

France Launches Call for 2.5 GW of Offshore Wind Tenders

May 02, 2024

France launched a tender for four offshore wind projects totalling 2.5 gigawatts (GW) on Thursday and announced plans for another 10 GW later this year, as it seeks to catch up with other more advanced wind power producers.The first round of…

Subsea7 and Equinor Strengthen Collaboration, Agreeing Work on Two Fields

May 02, 2024

Subsea7 has signed a new long-term strategic collaboration agreement between Equinor and Subsea Integration Alliance, which comprises Subsea7 and OneSubsea, securing exclusive collaboration on the Wisting field offshore Norway, and Bay du Nord…

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