Two Polish Offshore Wind Projects Secure Environmental Nod

2020-01-28T13:31:15+00:00January 28th, 2020|Bureau News|

Poland’s PGE Group has received environmental permits for the construction of the Baltica 2 and Baltica 3 offshore wind farms in the Polish Baltic Sea. The Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection issued a decision on environmental conditions for the two projects on 24 January, which now allows PGE Group to [...]

Turkey receives invitation from Somalia to explore offshore oil

2020-01-21T14:28:26+00:00January 21st, 2020|Bureau News|

The President of Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan, has said that the country received an invitation to explore oil in Somalian waters from Somalia. NTV reported that Turkey signed a maritime delimitation agreement with Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) last year. An exclusive economic zone can be established from Turkey’s southern [...]

Ideol hails performance of French floater

2020-01-14T11:10:08+00:00January 14th, 2020|Bureau News|

2MW Floatgen exceeds production, availability estimates in second half of 2019. The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine off western France exceeded production and availability expectations in the second half of 2019, according to its developer Ideol. The turbine more than doubled its power production in comparison with the first half, [...]

Denmark Passes Magic 50% In Renewable Electricity Generation Milestone

2020-01-08T16:52:41+00:00January 8th, 2020|Bureau News|

2019 was a record year for renewable electricity generation in Denmark. The national media outlet reports that, for the first time ever, half of Denmark’s electricity consumption originated from renewable generation. Those are the data for 2019 totals supplied by Wind dominated, with 47% of the green energy coming from wind [...]

Saipem nets $1.7B in drilling contracts

2019-12-28T10:46:49+00:00December 28th, 2019|Bureau News|

Italian oilfield and renewables services firm Saipem has won offshore and onshore drilling contracts and extensions worth $1.7 billion in total. Saipem on Friday said that the contracts related to the offshore drilling division concern activities to be executed in Norway and in Angola. Apart from sharing the regions where [...]

UK government confirms 40GW offshore goal

2019-12-19T15:38:07+00:00December 19th, 2019|Bureau News|

Election manifesto pledge to increase sector's 2030 goal included in today's Queen's speech. The new UK Conservative government has included an election manifesto pledge to increase new offshore wind capacity to 40GW by 2030, from 30GW previously, in today's Queen's speech, which outlines its agenda for the next parliament. The [...]

Petrofac bags two new North Sea deals

2019-12-12T15:22:21+00:00December 12th, 2019|Bureau News|

Oilfield services provider Petrofac has secured two new framework agreements for the provision of engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) services in the North Sea.  The first one, a three-year framework agreement awarded by EnQuest as part of a multi-contractor framework, covers EPCC services across the operator’s North Sea and [...]

ScottishPower makes UK solar move

2019-12-05T11:54:38+00:00December 5th, 2019|Bureau News|

New hybrid strategy will see PV and storage added to many of the company's existing onshore wind sites. ScottishPower is entering the solar energy market with plans to build photovoltaic projects with storage at the company's existing onshore wind sites in the UK. The new hybrid technology strategy aims to [...]

International expansion for global resourcing provider Bureau

2019-12-01T18:19:07+00:00November 29th, 2019|Bureau News|

Bureau, the leading provider of resourcing to the global energy sector is experiencing exciting expansion globally with the opening of a network of new office locations and appointment of key business personnel. Due to the continued success and growth of our inspection services business across a wide range of global [...]

Triton construction team finds home

2019-11-27T14:50:25+00:00November 27th, 2019|Bureau News|

Base opened at Grimsby’s Royal Dock in east England for 857MW offshore wind farm. The offshore construction services team for Innogy's 857MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm has moved into new facilities at Grimsby’s Royal Dock in east England. The facility will be the headquarters for offshore construction, which is [...]

Bureau to provide quality assured resourcing to Triton Knoll

2019-11-22T16:54:21+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Bureau News|

Bureau is delighted to be working with Triton Knoll, an offshore windfarm project which will generate long-term renewable energy off the east coast of the UK. The project is owned by innogy Renewables UK and its partners J-Power and Kansai Electric Power. Under a framework agreement, Bureau work closely with the [...]