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Siem Offshore Nets More Offshore Wind Work for OSCV Duo

Dec 13, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore said Monday it had signed a contract with an undisclosed client for operations in South East Asia for the Siem Barracuda offshore subsea construction vessel (OSCV), and an extension for OSCV Siem Stingray…

Heavy Blow to UK Fraud Office: Conviction of Ex-Unaoil Executive Quashed

Dec 10, 2021

The conviction of Ziad Akle, a former Unaoil executive jailed last year for bribery, has been quashed and the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) was accused of a 'serious failure' in a damning judgment by London's Court of Appeal.Senior judges refused an SFO request for a retrial for the 46-year-old…

Gazprom Neft Expects Record Production This Year

Dec 09, 2021

Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian gas giant Gazprom, expects its hydrocarbon production to exceed 100 million tonnes of oil equivalent this year, reaching a record high, it said on Thursday.Gazprom Neft had aimed to reach the 100 million…

BP: Brent Benchmark Reform Should Include U.S. Oil, Dump Brent

Dec 07, 2021

BP supports the addition of U.S. oil crude grade WTI Midland to global dated Brent, suggesting the removal in the medium-term of Brent and Forties grades from the benchmark as flows have evaporated, according to a document seen by Reuters.Dated Brent…

UK North Sea: CNOOC Brings Online Buzzard Phase II

Nov 29, 2021

Chinese oil and gas company CNOOC has started production from the Buzzard Phase II development in the UK North Sea.Buzzard Phase II sits around 100 kilometers northeast of Aberdeen, Scotland, with an average water depth of approximately 96 meters…

U.S., Global Partners Challenge OPEC+ with Coordinated Release of Oil From Reserves

Nov 23, 2021

The United States said on Tuesday it would release millions of barrels of oil from strategic reserves in coordination with China, India, South Korea, Japan and Britain, to try to cool prices after OPEC+ producers repeatedly ignored calls for more crude…

LS Cable & System and Jan De Nul Complete Batch of Subsea Cables for TenneT

Nov 22, 2021

LS Cable & System and Jan De Nul Group on Monday announced the completion of the construction of the first batch of subsea power cables in South Korea for TenneT’s offshore projects Hollandse Kust (noord) and (west Alpha) in the Netherlands…

Van Oord's Aeolus Tests Seaqualize's Offshore Lifting Tool

Nov 22, 2021

Offshore industry tech scale-up Seaqualize has said it has completed offshore trials for its inline Active Heave Compensator (iAHC), the ‘Delta600’ in cooperation with Van Oord.'Together with testing partners Van Oord and nautical research institute MARIN…

Solstad Offshore Sells Far Swan PSV

Nov 16, 2021

Solstad Offshore, a Norwegian offshore vessel owner, said Tuesday it had sold the platform supply vessel Far Swan.The company, which last year said it would trim its fleet to make it more competitive, with a plan to divest 37 vessels 'over a period of time…

Shell Ditches the Dutch, Seeks Move to London in Overhaul

Nov 15, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell said on Monday it would scrap its dual share structure and move its head office to Britain from the Netherlands, pushed away by Dutch taxes and facing climate pressure in court as the energy giant shifts from oil and gas.The company…

'Cash Machine' BP Sees Profit Surge

Nov 02, 2021

BP added more than a billion dollars to its share buyback program on Tuesday as it likened itself to a 'cash machine' benefiting from higher oil and gas prices and a strong trading performance in the third quarter.Natural gas and power prices…

McDermott Delivers Bridges, Flare for TotalEnergies' Tyra Project Offshore Denmark

Nov 01, 2021

Offshore construction and installation firm McDermott has said it has recently completed its first delivery of two bridges and a flare for TotalEnergies' Tyra redevelopment project offshore Denmark.The work package for the Tyra Redevelopment is executed from McDermott's fabrication yard in Batam…

Eni Q3 Profit Jumps Back to pre-COVID Levels Boosted by Gas

Oct 29, 2021

Italian energy group Eni on Friday beat expectations with a third-quarter profit that jumped back to pre-COVID levels boosted by higher gas prices.The group swung to an adjusted net profit of 1.43 billion euros ($1.67 billion) from a 153 million euro loss a year earlier and beat a 1…

China's MingYang to Deliver 11MW Wind Turbine for European Floating Wind Project

Oct 29, 2021

Chinese offshore wind turbine maker MingYang has secured an order to supply its 11MW offshore wind turbine for a floating wind project in Europe.The company said Friday the order was related to an offshore floating wind power pilot project in…

TotalEnergies Says Gas Prices Should Stay High, Q3 Earnings Soar

Oct 28, 2021

TotalEnergies' earnings rose sharply in third quarter, the French energy group said on Thursday, as it reaped the rewards of surging power prices and predicted gas prices would remain high in Europe and Asia though next spring.The company's third-quarter adjusted net profit soared to $4…

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