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DORIS Secures FEED Job for Zama Field Offshore Mexico

Jun 13, 2024

The Zama unit partners - operator Pemex, Wintershall Dea, Talos Energy and Harbour Energy - have awarded the Front-End Engineering and Design contract (FEED) to the French engineering company DORIS for the development of Zama oil field offshore Mexico.The FEED work will be based on the scope of the Unit Development Plan approved by the Mexican Hydrocarbon Commission (CNH) in 2023.It covers the planning of two offshore platforms…

Ørsted's Sunrise Wind Project Gets Final Approval

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The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Friday announced its approval of Ørsted’s construction and operations plan (COP) for the Sunrise Wind project, marking the final approval needed from the federal…

Oceaneering Scores $50M Umbilical Contract for Gulf of Mexico Project

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U.S.-based subsea services and technology firm Oceaneering International has secured a contract to supply an electro-hydraulic, steel tube dynamic umbilical for a project in the Gulf of Mexico.The name of the client was not disclosed, but Oceaneering…

Utility Serving San Juan Islands Proposes to Harness Tidal Power

Jun 17, 2024

Tapping tidal flows for power generation has long been an elusive goal for clean-energy advocates. Formidable hurdles in logistics, technology and public acceptance make plans far from certain.Orcas Power and Light Cooperative (OPALCO) has quietly…

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Wants to Join Pemex in Deepwater Natural Gas Project

Jun 17, 2024

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that businessman Carlos Slim is interested in participating in the country's first deepwater natural gas project, working alongside state energy company Pemex.In March, Reuters reported…

Liebherr Secures Order for Two Offshore Cranes for FPSO Operating Off Canada

Jun 17, 2024

Crane specialist Liebherr has sold two of its BOS 2600 Board Offshore Cranes to a Canadian customer that will be installed on the floating production storage offloading unit (FPSO) operating off the coast of Newfoundland in Canada.The BOS 2600…

MacArtney's GreenLink Tech Picked for First Grid-Linked Wave Energy Test Site in US

Jun 14, 2024

MacArtney's GreenLink terminations have been selected to connect innovative wave energy technologies to the grid at the PacWave South wave energy test site, being built offshore Oregon.The PacWave South, run by Oregon State University (OSU) in partnership with the U…

BSEE Conducts First Offshore Wind Turbine Inspection

Jun 13, 2024

The United States' Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said it has conducted an inspection at the South Fork Wind project, marking the agency’s first inspection of an operational offshore wind turbine in U.S. waters. Located offshore New York and Rhode Island…

Aramco and NextDecade Shake Hands LNG Offtake from Rio Grande LNG Facility

Jun 13, 2024

Aramco, one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, and NextDecade Corporation have executed a non-binding Heads of Agreement (HoA) for a 20-year liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreement (LNG SPA) for offtake…

RWE Picks Argeo for Site Survey Work for 1.6GW Floating Wind Farm Off California

Jun 13, 2024

RWE has selected Argeo, a subsea service provider, to perform the site investigation work for Canopy offshore wind farm, a 1.6 GW floating wind project located off the coast of Northern California.The site investigation survey is a key milestone…

Construction Begins at South Brooklyn Marine Terminal

Jun 10, 2024

A groundbreaking ceremony on Monday signaled the start of construction on what will be the nation’s largest dedicated offshore wind port at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in New York City.The 73-acre site that will serve as the operations and maintenance hub for Equinor's Empire Wind 1…

Baker Hughes Gets Multi-Year P&A Contract from Petrobras for Fields Off Brazil

Jun 10, 2024

U.S. oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has secured a contract from Brazil state-owned oil and gas major Petrobras for workover and plug and abandonment (P&A) services in pre-salt and post-salt fields offshore Brazil.The multi-year project…

BOEM to Lend Helping Hand to Maryland’s Offshore Wind

Jun 10, 2024

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of Maryland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support the coordinated development of offshore wind energy in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic state.Under the MoU, BOEM and the State…

BP and Worley Form Strategic Operational Alliance

Jun 10, 2024

BP and Worley have formed a new strategic alliance across BP’s global site projects, spanning the Gulf of Mexico, Middle East and Africa.The alliance will improve capital efficiency in site projects saving an initial estimated $ 40 million over…

Noble Corporation and Diamond Offshore Enter Merger Creating 41 Rig Units Fleet

Jun 10, 2024

Noble Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Diamond Offshore, creating a fleet of 41 rigs - including 28 floaters and 13 jack-ups, and a combined backlog of approximately $6.5 billion.Noble will acquire Diamond in a stock plus cash transaction…

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