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Green Light for $3 Billion Oil Port off Texas Expected By Year-end

Apr 30, 2024

Enterprise Products Partners on Tuesday said it expects to have two contracts for its proposed deepwater oil export terminal by May 31 and reach a final investment decision before year-end.Enterprise's ambitious Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT)…

Talos Energy Makes Leadership Team Changes

Apr 26, 2024

U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy has made organizational updates aimed at supporting its business growth and strategic priorities, following the recently closed QuarterNorth Energy acquisition.Sergio Maiworm, who joined Talos in 2018, was…

Skanska Set for South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Buildout

Apr 26, 2024

Sweden-based construction and development company Skanska has signed the final contract award, worth $612 million, for the upgrade of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in New York, which will serve as an offshore wind hub.The project…

US Offshore Wind: Outlook Strong Despite Construction Productivity Issues

Apr 25, 2024

While construction productivity issues continue to present immediate challenges for the U.S. offshore wind industry, the long-term outlook remains strong for the nascent sector, according to a recent report from business intelligence and consulting firm Intelatus Global Partners…

KOIL Energy Lands Multi-Million-Dollar Subsea Deal

Apr 25, 2024

Houston-based subsea equipment and services specialist Koil Energy has secured a contract for a subsea safety control system from a major international energy company.The multi-million-dollar contract encompasses the engineering, procurement…

US Plans 12 Offshore Wind Auctions Over Five Years

Apr 24, 2024

President Joe Biden's administration unveiled plans on Wednesday to hold up to a dozen auctions of offshore wind development rights through 2028, including four before the end of this year.The schedule will help companies, states and others…

Ørsted Picks Rovco for Offshore Wind O&M Work in US

Apr 23, 2024

Rovco has signed a framework agreement with Ørsted to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) work on two of the developer’s U.S. sites - Block Island Wind Farm and South Fork Wind Farm. Block Island Wind Farm in Rhode Island was the first offshore wind farm in the U…

Navigation and Wind Farms: Competing Ocean Uses Raise Existential Questions

Apr 22, 2024

“Wind Turbines: The Bigger, the Better” -USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, August 24, 2023Last December the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a proposed sale notice regarding new development areas for utility scale wind projects in the central Atlantic Ocean…

OEG Renewables Enters US Offshore Wind Market with Ørsted Deal

Apr 22, 2024

OEG Renewables, an OEG Energy Group company, has signed a multi-year framework agreement with Ørsted for its northeastern U.S. offshore wind projects.The multi-year agreement gives OEG Renewables' topside division exclusivity for all temporary…

New York Not Moving Forward With Three Offshore Wind Farms

Apr 19, 2024

New York State on Friday stalled three major offshore wind-energy projects after General Electric Vernova GE.N changed the turbine design, which the state said 'materially altered' the plans.New York provisionally approved the projects in October 2023…

Oilfield Firm SLB's Profit Rises on International Drilling Demand

Apr 19, 2024

Top oilfield services firm SLB reported a 14% rise in first-quarter profit on Friday, as strong international oil and gas drilling demand helped offset a slowdown in North America activity.Companies such as SLB have gained from a rise in demand…

Sea Machines Launches Its First Turnkey USV

Apr 17, 2024

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has unveiled its first turnkey unmanned surface vessel (USV) dubbed Selkie.The first model, SELKIE 7, is a 7-meter USV powered by the company's flagship SM300 Autonomous Command and Control system.As the first turnkey autonomous vessel released by Sea Machines…

Chartwell Marine Grows CTV Build Pipeline for Offshore Wind Market

Apr 17, 2024

UK-based offshore vessel designer Chartwell Marine has started the construction of its new Brevity Class crew transfer vessel (CTV) at the Diverse Marine shipyard, becoming the latest in its growing pipeline of new vessel builds to supply the global offshore wind market…

VIKING Teams Up with Heliservice for US Offshore Wind Services

Apr 17, 2024

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has signed a strategic agreement with HeliService USA to supply it with certified personal protective equipment to uphold offshore wind industry safety standards along the U.S. East Coast.Building on enduring relations between the companies…

All Clear for Construction Start of Virginia’s 2.6GW Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 16, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the final air quality permit for Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project located off the coast of Virginia Beach in the United States.Issued on April 9 following a 30-day public comment period…

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