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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…

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…

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…

Enhanced Drilling Wins Equinor Contract for Norwegian Ops

Feb 22, 2024

Enhanced Drilling has secured a five-year frame agreement with Equinor to provide its subsea technologies to be used for operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.The frame agreement is the first in its kind for Enhanced Drilling, and covers all technologies in its product portfolio…

Baker Hughes Grabs Petrobras’ Well Construction Job at Búzios Field

Feb 21, 2024

U.S. oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has secured a ‘significant contract’ from Petrobras for integrated well construction services in the Búzios field, offshore Brazil.The integrated services project is set to start in the first half of 2025 and will include drilling services…

UTEC Puts Upgraded AUV on Try-Outs Offshore Australia

Feb 20, 2024

UTEC, a geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, has conducted trials on its upgraded Gavia autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), off Fremantle in Western Australia.The AUV has recently undergone significant upgrades and the…

Petrobras Hires Technip Energies’ Company for Offshore CCS Study

Feb 19, 2024

Brazilian state-run oil and gas company Petrobras has hired Kanfa, a fully-owned subsidiary of Technip Energies, to conduct a carbon capture and storage (CCS) study for its offshore assets.With the study, Petrobras aims to get a thorough understanding…

Seatrium to Start Work on Third 2GW HVDC Station for Dutch Offshore Wind Sector

Feb 19, 2024

Seatrium has set out plans to start working on the third 2 GW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) electrical transmission system for offshore wind farms in the Netherlands in mid-2024.Seatrium received notification from the Dutch state-owned…

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