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Following consultation with the State of Maryland, Ørsted has withdrawn from the Maryland Public Service Commission Orders approving the Skipjack 1 and 2 offshore wind projects.Ørsted said it would reposition Skipjack Wind, a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

Equinor and BP Part Ways on US Offshore Wind Projects

Jan 25, 2024

Norway's Equinor said on Thursday it had entered an agreement with BP BP.L to independently pursue separate wind projects under its bid for New York's offshore wind auctions.As part of the agreement, BP would take over full control of the Beacon Wind project…

Californian Port Gets $427M Boost for New Offshore Wind Infrastructure

Jan 25, 2024

The U.S. government has awarded a major grant to the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District for the construction of a new marine terminal to be primarily used for floating offshore wind-related activities.The grant for the…

Vard Delivers Ammonia-Ready Armada Vessel to Ocean Infinity

Jan 25, 2024

U.S. marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has taken delivery of the eighth and final ammonia-ready robotic vessel in the Armada series from the Norwegian shipbuilder Vard.Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam delivered the last 78-meter vessel in the series…

New York Offshore Wind Power Auction Set for Big Turnout

Jan 25, 2024

Several offshore wind developers will likely bid in New York's fourth offshore wind solicitation by the Thursday deadline, including units of European energy firms Orsted, Equinor and BP.The development of the U.S. offshore wind industry took…

Seatrium Starts Fabrication of Shell's Sparta FPU

Jan 25, 2024

Seatrium has started the steel fabrication for Sparta semi-submersible floating production unit (FPU), which is the Singapore-based company’s third FPU to be built for its long-standing customer Shell.The steel cutting ceremony marks the beginning…

New Jersey Approves Two Giant Offshore Wind Power Projects

Jan 24, 2024

New Jersey's utility regulator on Wednesday approved two offshore wind power projects with a combined capacity of 3,742-megawatts (MW) whose backers include Invenergy and TotalEnergies.The offshore wind industry is expected to play a major role in helping several states and U…

SLB Recovers $560 Million from Pemex

Jan 24, 2024

The world's largest oil services company, SLB, said on Wednesday that it was recovering $560 million of the $1.015 billion it is owed by Pemex via a financial institution that had loaned the Mexican state company money.SLB, formerly known as Schlumberger…

Correl Group Gets Inter-Array Cable Job at US Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 24, 2024

UK-based Correll Group has secured a contract with Greek subsea cable maker Hellenic Cables for the inter-array cabling works at the Revolution Wind offshore wind farm.Correll Group’s scope of work will include the termination and testing of…

GATE Energy to Take Part in Shenandoah FPS Commissioning

Jan 24, 2024

Houston-based company GATE Energy has been awarded the commissioning execution contract for the U.S. portion of Beacon Offshore Energy’s Shenandoah FPS project.GATE Energy's scope of work includes final pre-commissioning and commissioning planning and execution following sail away from South Korea…

First OSS for 2.6GW US Offshore Wind Project Arrives to Denmark

Jan 23, 2024

The first of a total of three offshore substations (OSS) for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project has been delivered to Bladt Industries in Denmark, where it will now undergo further outfitting.The first 880 MW OSS has been shipped from Spain…

DeepOcean Wraps Up Trenching Job in US Gulf of Mexico

Jan 22, 2024

Norwegian ocean services provider DeepOcean has completed the burial of a fuel support pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico on behalf of Genesis Energy after introducing its jet trenching system to the United States market.DeepOcean’s trenching system…

W&T Offshore Buys Six Shallow Water GoM Oil Fields for $72M

Jan 22, 2024

U.S. Gulf of Mexico-focused oil and gas company W&T Offshore has completed the accretive acquisition of six oil fields in shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico for $72 million.W&T Offshore was the successful bidder for certain synergistic assets in the Gulf of Mexico offered by MLCJR…

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