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U.S. Proposes New Marine Sanctuary Offshore California

Nov 10, 2021

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it was taking steps to designate a national marine sanctuary off the coast of central California. President Joe Biden has set a goal of safeguarding 30% of U.S. land and water over the next decade. The…

GE Energy Spinoff Aims to Capture Interest in Renewables

Nov 10, 2021

General Electric Co's plan to spin off energy units into a standalone company could attract investors looking for a well-known name in renewables if they can overlook legacy fossil-fuel operations, financial experts said.Earlier on Tuesday,…

Nexans Opens Expanded Subsea Cable Facility in Charleston

Nov 09, 2021

France-based offshore cable manufacturer and installation contractor Nexans announced Tuesday it has officially opened its transformed high voltage subsea cable plant in Charleston, S.C.From the Charleston facility Nexans will deliver subsea cables up to 525kV HVDC and 400kV HVAC…

German Firm to Build Foundations for 2.6GW Offshore Wind Project in U.S.

Nov 09, 2021

Germany-based offshore wind turbine foundation builder EEW Special Pipe Constructions will construct 176 monopiles for Dominion Energy's 2.6GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, the largest offshore wind project in development in the U…

Bladt, Semco to Deliver Three 880MW Offshore Substations for CVOW Project

Nov 08, 2021

Danish offshore energy industry services firms Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime have been awarded a contract to deliver substations for Dominion Energy's Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project in the U.S.The contract comprises three 880 MW offshore substations…

Shell Restarts Production from Hurricane-hit Platforms in Gulf of Mexico

Nov 05, 2021

Shell said on Friday it had restarted production at its offshore Mars and Ursa in the Gulf of Mexico and began exporting oil and gas through a transfer facility, which was shut due to damage from Hurricane Ida.The oil major was the hardest-hit producer from Ida…

Dominion Energy Files Plans for 2.6GW CVOW Project to Virginia Authorities

Nov 05, 2021

U.S. company Dominion Energy expects to file plans later on Friday with the Virginia State Corporation Commission for approval to construct the 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project, which will generate enough clean energy to power up to 660…

DEME Offshore, Prysmian Win Largest Ever U.S. Offshore Wind Installation Deal

Nov 05, 2021

Offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore has said it has secured a +$1.1 billion Balance of Plant (BoP) contract for the construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in a consortium with Prysmian.  The contract, with a total value amounting to +$1…

BW Ideol's Floating Wind Pilot Project in California Makes Progress

Nov 04, 2021

Floating wind technology developer BW Ideol said Thursday that its planned offshore floating wind pilot project in California had progressed to the environmental assessment stage.The company said this was the next milestone in a permitting process…

Paltry Bidding for Alaska Oil Lease Sale

Nov 04, 2021

Alaska oil and gas lease sales offering tracts on the North Slope and Beaufort Sea drew almost no bids, state officials said Wednesday.Only six bids were submitted for onshore tracts in the central North Slope, and no bids were submitted for tracts in the Beaufort Sea or the Brooks Range foothills…

McDermott, Shell in MoU to Decarbonize Construction

Nov 03, 2021

Offshore installation and construction company McDermott has signed a memorandum of understanding with Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte Ltd (Shell), a subsidiary of Shell, to collaborate on decarbonizing construction. 'The agreement enables McDermott and Shell to explore opportunities for reducing…

U.S. House Panel Subpoenas Big Oil in Climate Deception Probe

Nov 03, 2021

The head of a U.S. House panel on Tuesday subpoenaed four major oil companies and two lobbying groups for documents related to their actions on global warming as part of a year-long probe into potential climate deception by the energy industry…

ConocoPhillips Swings to 3Q Profit

Nov 02, 2021

ConocoPhillips reported a third-quarter profit on Tuesday, compared with a year-ago loss, thanks to a rebound in crude prices to pre-pandemic levels.Oil prices have climbed nearly 63% since the beginning of the year, driven by a rise in global demand and on supply bottlenecks…

Danish Firm Semco Maritime Lands Offshore Wind Work in U.S.

Nov 01, 2021

U.S. offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has partnered up with the Danish offshore services firm Semco Maritime to create a service and maintenance hub in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and hire up to 40 people 'in the coming years.' Semco Maritime…

Shell Midstream Partners: Offshore, Onshore Systems to Drive Cash Delivery

Nov 01, 2021

Shell Midstream Partners said on Friday that its offshore and onshore crude and product systems will mainly drive its cash delivery.Deepwater projects in the Gulf of Mexico including Vito and PowerNap will flow into the company's systems and not only replenish…

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