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New York City Approves Empire Wind O&M Hub Design

Feb 05, 2024

The New York City Public Design Commission (PDC) has approved Equinor’s design for the offshore wind operations and maintenance building to be constructed at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT).The approval from the PDC allows for advancement…

Canada Regulator Licenses Equinor's Offshore Oil Discovery

Feb 02, 2024

A Canadian offshore oil regulator said on Friday it has licensed an oil discovery by Equinor ASA off the country's coast, an area of around 14,900 hectares.The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) said that the…

Titania Jack-Up Rig Finds Job Offshore Mexico

Feb 02, 2024

Paratus Energy Services, through its subsidiary SeaMex Holding, has secured a one-year contract for the Titania jack-up rig in Mexico.The new contract will contribute approximately $55 million in backlog and is expected to start around mid-February 2024…

ROV Specialist FET Names First Ever Energy Transition Chief

Jan 31, 2024

ROV specialist Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has appointed Martin Thomson as its first ever energy transition business development manager within its subsea business.Martin Thomson, who will be based at the company’s Aberdeen office, brings…

Nebula Energy Acquires Majority Stake in AG&P LNG for $300M

Jan 31, 2024

Nebula Energy, a U.S.-based asset management company focused on liquefied natural gas (LNG), has acquired majority stake in AG&P LNG for $300 million.With operational headquarters in the UAE, AG&P LNG will now operate as an independent subsidiary of Nebula Energy with key offices in UAE…

Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm Gets Final Federal Blessing

Jan 31, 2024

Dominion Energy, the developer of Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) farm, has secured the last two major federal approvals needed to begin the construction of the 2.6 GW project.The approvals are keeping the largest offshore wind farm in the United States on schedule to generate clean…

New Fortress Energy Gets US Clearance to Ship Altamira LNG

Jan 31, 2024

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued a ruling to New Fortress Energy, confirming that the transportation of LNG produced at the its FLNG facility located offshore Altamira in Mexico by non-U.S. qualified vessels would not violate the Jones Act…

TDI-Brooks' New Vessel Ready for Work

Jan 30, 2024

TDI-Brooks' newest vessel R/V Nautilus (formerly known as Nautical Geo) is ready to go to work following a 6-month retrofit period in Las Palmas.The DP2 vessel is currently enroute to the U.S. East Coast to provide support for offshore wind operations…

Seadrill Secures $97.5M in New Drillship Contracts

Jan 30, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has secured multiple contract awards totaling approximately $97.5 million for its West Vela and West Cappella drillships, announcing also it would resume management services for its West Auriga drillship earlier than expected…

Westwood: $353B in Pre-FID Offshore Wind Projects Could be at Risk

Jan 29, 2024

Out of the 380 GW of pre-sanctioned offshore wind capacity that is forecast to reach FID between 2024 and 2030, nearly 40% of the pipeline is considered to be at risk, according to the new research by Westwood Global Energy Group.In its Project Certainty White Paper…

Prosafe's Safe Concordia Flotel on $12.7M Extended Stay in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 29, 2024

Offshore accommodation rig provider Prosafe has informed that its Safe Concordia semi-submersible flotel secured charter extension in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The charterer of the Safe Concordia flotel exercised early the first four months of six available months of options…

Equinor Files Application for Empire Wind 1 to New York Solicitation

Jan 29, 2024

Norway's Equinor has submitted a bid for ‘shovel-ready’ Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project to New York’s expedited fourth wind solicitation.If awarded, Empire Wind 1 is expected to provide first power in 2026, and will be able to deliver renewable power to more than half a million New York home…

Biden Pauses New LNG Export Projects

Jan 26, 2024

President Joe Biden paused pending approvals of exports from new liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects on Friday, a move cheered by climate activists that could delay decisions on new plants until after the November 5 election.The Department…

RWE and National Grid Submit New York Offshore Wind Proposal

Jan 26, 2024

Community Offshore Wind, a joint venture of RWE and National Grid Ventures, has submitted a proposal for 1.3 GW offshore wind project in response to New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation.The proposal was submitted to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)…

Ørsted Withdraws from Maryland Offshore Wind Power Deals

Jan 26, 2024

Following consultation with the State of Maryland, Ørsted has withdrawn from the Maryland Public Service Commission Orders approving the Skipjack 1 and 2 offshore wind projects.Ørsted said it would reposition Skipjack Wind, a combined 966MW…

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