Offshore North America News - page 4

 

Hunting's Titanium Stress Joints for Beacon Offshore Energy's Shenandoah Project

Aug 16, 2022

Energy industry services company Hunting PLC has won a contract to provide titanium stress joints through multiple EPC Contractors for Beacon Offshore Energy’s Shenandoah development in the Gulf of Mexico.Hunting will provide (2) 10.75” Titanium Grade 29 Stress Joints utilized for Production…

American Offshore Services Hires Romano as Vessel Superintendent

Aug 15, 2022

American Offshore Services said it has hired Michael Romano as vessel superintendent focused on new building and operations as the Massachusetts-based crew transfer vessel owner/operator ramps up to support America's burgeoning offshore wind industry…

U.S. Offshore Oil Production Restarts after Pipeline Fix

Aug 15, 2022

A damaged oil pipeline component that disrupted output at several offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms was repaired late Friday, a Louisiana official said, with producers moving to reactivate some of the halted production.A failed flange connecting…

Repair to Oil Pipe that Shut U.S. Offshore Output Due by End of Day

Aug 12, 2022

Crews were expected to replace a damaged oil pipeline piece by the end of the day on Friday, a Louisiana port official said, allowing for the resumption of production at seven offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil platforms.A failed flange connecting…

Uniper Looking to Swap Australian LNG for Atlantic Gas to Supply Europe Quicker

Aug 12, 2022

Germany's Uniper is prepared to swap liquefied natural gas (LNG) it gets from Australia's Woodside or U.S. gas, so it can boost supplies in Europe more quickly during the coming winter, it said.The strategy reflects efforts by companies and…

Aquadrill, Diamond Offshore Extend Auriga Drillship Deal

Aug 12, 2022

Offshore drilling company Aquadrill -  ex-Seadrill Partners - has extended the charter hire agreement for its Auriga drillship with Diamond Offshore Drilling after reaching an agreement on the one-year mutually agreed option in the current underlying drilling contract…

Germany's RWE Widens Global Search for LNG Supplies

Aug 11, 2022

RWE is holding talks with a larger number of suppliers of liquefied natural gas (LNG), not just Qatar and North America, CEO Markus Krebber said, as Germany's largest power producer continues its efforts to replace Russian gas volumes.RWE earlier…

California Sets Big Offshore Wind Targets

Aug 11, 2022

California on Wednesday set ambitious new targets for offshore wind development, saying turbines along its storied coastline would power some 25 million homes by 2050.In a unanimous vote, the five-member California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted a goal of 3…

Wood Thilsted Wins Offshore Wind Engineering Work in U.S.

Aug 10, 2022

Engineering consultancy Wood Thilsted has been appointed as a detailed design engineer for US Wind’s MarWin project, the company’s first offshore wind project to be constructed off the coast of Maryland, U.S..Apart from being responsible for the delivery of the detailed foundation design for MarWin…

LNG Traders Absorb Huge Losses After Supply Outages

Aug 10, 2022

Major energy traders are taking hundreds of millions of dollars in losses as they scramble to plug a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply gap after several outages hampered efforts to fill European storage ahead of the winter heating season.Unplanned disruptions at LNG plants in the United States…

TDI-Brooks Adds New Tools to Shallow Water Geotechnical Kit

Aug 09, 2022

Marine survey specialist TDI-Brooks said Tuesday it had brought online a shallow water (<75-m) pneumatic vibracore (pVC) to supplement its other electric VC options (Feritech FT550 and Rossfelder P-5).  According to the company, the pVC is a lightweight (4…

Atlantic Towing PSVs Rescue Crew from Sinking Fishing Vessel

Aug 09, 2022

Two platform supply vessels (PSV) stationed in eastern Canada came to the rescue of a crew from a sinking fishing vessel off the coast of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on Monday.Atlantic Towing said its PSVs Atlantic Griffon and Atlantic…

Oil Tank Platform Collapses, Oil Spills in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana

Aug 09, 2022

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill after an oil tank platform collapsed at the Hilcorp Caillou Island facility in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana, on Monday.Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Houma personnel initially received a notification…

Nauticus Robotics Announces Contract with Shell

Aug 04, 2022

Houston-area marine technology company Nauticus Robotics said it has reached a deal with oil major Shell to advance to the qualification phase for a more efficient means of acquiring subsea integrity data utilizing Nauticus’ Aquanaut and Hydronaut robotic platforms…

US Stays the Course Toward Offshore Wind Targets

Aug 04, 2022

The events of the last month have shown that, despite some negative factors, the impetus to continue to grow the U.S. offshore wind segment has lost little steam. The foundations are firmly in place to support the deployment of 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030 and 110 GW by 2050…

Current News

Stephen Chazen, Long-time Occidental Petroleum Executive, Dies at 76

Stephen Chazen, Long-time Occidental Petroleum Executive, Dies at 76

OMV Confirms Find in One of "Largest Prospects in Norway"

OMV Confirms Find in One of "Largest Prospects in Norway"

Maersk Drilling Tapped for Danish Drilling

Maersk Drilling Tapped for Danish Drilling

TechnipFMC Wins North Sea EPCI Project

TechnipFMC Wins North Sea EPCI Project

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine