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Boskalis lines up €80m wire fix gig

2019-02-22T16:05:33+00:00February 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Dutch marine outfit Boskalis has been awarded a contract to replace and repair part of the array cabling at an unnamed offshore wind farm. The work will see Boskalis deploy three anchored barge spreads, including Bokabarge 82 and BoDo Constructor, as well as a variety of support vessels. Boskalis said [...]

BP starts gas production from Giza and Fayoum fields

2019-02-22T16:05:37+00:00February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

BP has announced first gas production from the second stage of its West Nile Delta development offshore Egypt. The project, which produces gas from the Giza and Fayoum fields, was developed as a deepwater, long-distance tie-back to an existing onshore plant. The successful start-up is the second in a string [...]

Seal of approval for Siemens Gamesa newbie

2019-02-22T16:05:43+00:00February 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Wednesday 6th February 2019 Siemens Gamesa has been awarded provisional type certification by DNV GL for the 8.0-167 DD wind turbine. “This is an endorsement of the reliability, stability and low-risk of the DD platform,” the manufacturer said. The company added that a provisional type certificate is an important milestone [...]

Equinor completes acquisition of Danske Commodities

2019-02-22T16:05:49+00:00February 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Friday 1st February 2019 Equinor has completed the EUR 400 million acquisition of Danske Commodities (DC) announced in July 2018, after having received all required regulatory approvals. This acquisition – of one of Europe’s largest short-term electricity traders – supports Equinor’s development as a broad energy company. DC is also [...]

French offshore wind ambitions ‘too weak’

2019-02-22T16:05:54+00:00January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Wednesday 30th January 2019 The French wind energy association (FEE) says the country’s 2028 targets for the offshore sector outlined in a draft energy plan released at the end of last week are not ambitious enough. The offshore goals of 2.4GW by 2023 and between 4.7GW and 5.2GW by 2028 [...]

Falcon Oil & Gas Secures Rig for 2019 Beetaloo Drilling Programme

2019-02-22T16:06:52+00:00January 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. is very pleased to announce that Origin Energy B2 Pty Ltd. (“Origin”), our joint venture (“JV”) partner and Operator of the Beetaloo project, in the Northern Territory, Australia, has signed a rig contract with Ensign Australia Pty Ltd. for Rig 963 [...]

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore US Gulf of Mexico

2019-02-22T16:06:54+00:00January 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Subsea 7 S.A. announced the award of a sizeable SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) contract by BP for the Manuel project in the US Gulf of Mexico. Project execution will be delivered by Subsea Integration Alliance (SIA), which is a partnership between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea Schlumberger, to provide [...]

Offshore wind buoys Fisher revenues

2019-02-22T16:06:57+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

UK marine services provider James Fisher and Sons has recorded a 14% revenue increase thanks to growing demand for its offshore wind services. The results are published in the company’s trading update for the ten month period ending 31 October 2018. The company said it has secured all three five-year [...]

Portal opens renewable doors

2018-07-10T16:28:01+00:00July 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

UK strategy consultancy Almach has launched an online renewable energy procurement platform. The RE-search portal has been set up to link large corporate energy users, including government agencies, local councils and other public sector organisations, with renewable project owners and developers. The procurement tool is designed to identify and secure [...]