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Digitalization is Drawing CCS a New Learning Curve

Feb 27, 2024

Digital solutions are accelerating the progress required to ensure CCS earns its place in climate change mitigation history.Carbon capture has been around since the 90s, but the behavior of CO2 in pipelines is still not that well understood. A lack of suitable multiphase flow assurance models has meant that past CCS projects have had to apply large, costly safety margins to transport and injection systems…

Quick Connect: OAL Subsea Pipeline Completed

Mar 01, 2024

Making a twist on the proverb 'necessity is the mother of invention', GASCADE Gastransport GmbH and StreamTec Solutions AG completed the Ostsee Anbindungsleitung (OAL) subsea pipeline connecting the Mukran LNG terminal to the German energy grid at Lubmin in 18 months…

Green(er) Rigs Put Stena Drilling at Forefront of O&G Decarb Push

Mar 01, 2024

As the offshore oil and gas industry transitions to more sustainable practices, drilling rig operators are faced with demands to implement greenhouse gas (GHG) abatement measures as part of their workload. Being the owner of the first ever drillship that secured DNV’s Abate(P) notation…

Ørsted Installs All Offshore Wind Turbines for 900MW Projects in Taiwan

Feb 29, 2024

All 111 offshore wind turbines, forming Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms, have been installed offshore Taiwan.The developer behind the projects, Danish energy giant Ørsted, informed about the milestone in a social media post shared on February 29…

Jozwiak Joins GLO Marine as Green Transition Lead

Feb 29, 2024

Maciej Jozwiak joined the GLO Marine team, with his experience expected to enhance the company's technical capacity to deliver high-end services to the retrofit and vessel upgrade market, with a focus on green technologies and decarbonization measures…

Odfjell Oceanwind Launches Foundations Production Unit for Floating Wind

Feb 29, 2024

Odfjell Oceanwind and Prodtex have established a joint venture for the manufacturing of foundations for floating wind turbines in an effort to address what is expected to become one of the biggest bottlenecks in scaling the floating offshore wind industry…

Enhancing Environmental Accountability in Offshore Operations via Data Analytics

Feb 28, 2024

As an industry, the offshore energy sector continues to evolve its approach to reducing environmental impact. Looking beyond the mandatory reporting of scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions, focus is now shifting to scope 3 emissions where many global…

CorPower Ocean Verifies All Key Aspects of C4 Device in Wave Power Breakthrough

Feb 27, 2024

Swedish developer CorPower Ocean has completed the first cycle of ocean commissioning program of its C4 wave energy device offshore Portugal, verifying all key aspects of the system and marking a ‘crucial milestone’ for the wider wave energy sector…

SNEPCo Wraps Up Remotely Controlled Well Completion Op Offshore Nigeria

Feb 27, 2024

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has performed the first remotely controlled well completion operation at Bonga field, offshore Nigeria.The operation was conducted at the Bonga field, in 1,060 meters water depth. The…

Balmoral Comtec Names Lowdon Nonexecutive Director

Feb 26, 2024

Balmoral Comtec, a division of Balmoral Group and a key player in the offshore energy supply chain, announced it has appointed Dr. Alan Lowdon OBE as nonexecutive director, in move aiming to strategic Balmoral's offshore wind ambition.Lowdon…

Siemens Gamesa Rolls Out First Moray West 14MW Offshore Wind Turbine Nacelles

Feb 26, 2024

Siemens Gamesa has produced the first nacelles for over 14 MW-rated offshore wind turbines that will be deployed at Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.The nacelles were produced at Siemens Gamesa’s Cuxhaven factory in Germany. According to the company…

Three Questions: Matt Tremblay, VP, Global Offshore Markets, ABS

Feb 23, 2024

The American Bureau of Shipping dominates the global market in the classification of Floating Production. Offshore Engineer recently sat with Matt Tremblay, ABS’ Vice President of Global Offshore Markets, at American Bureau of Shipping HQ in…

AGR Extends Well Control Services Contract with Equinor

Feb 23, 2024

AGR, an ABL Group company, has signed a contract extension with Equinor for the provision of blowout and well control studies on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).Within the framework of the new two-year agreement, AGR will offer services such as blowout contingency planning…

US Supplier to Provide Subsea Wellhead Systems for Woodside’s Trion

Feb 23, 2024

U.S. offshore energy industry equipment maker Dril-Quip has been selected to supply the subsea wellhead systems for the Woodside Energy's Trion development offshore Mexico.The Trion project, a greenfield deepwater development, includes 24 wells across two phases…

Eolink's 5MW Floating Wind Turbine Starts Taking Shape in Brest

Feb 22, 2024

The first components of the floating wind turbine, developed by renewable energy company Eolink as part of the France-Atlantique Project, arrived at the port of Brest.The project will deliver the largest operational floating wind turbine on the French Atlantic coast to meet the energy needs for 6…

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