Offshore

  • Maersk Drilling and Seadrill talk of recovery in...

    The offshore drilling segment continues to struggle to recover from one of the longest prolonged downturns in the history of the industry. While operators are reporting signs of firming in the market, there are still believes that the sector will need to undergo a fundamental realignment before it can fully recover.

     

  • Silixa Claims 'World's first' as...

    Optical fiber sensors provider Silixa on Wednesday announced the successful installation, validation, and borehole seismic acquisition from a permanently installed fiber-optic Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) system, Carina Subsea 4D, on BP’s Atlantis Phase 3 subsea field development.

     

  • Talos leaves consortium bidding on Petrobras...

    Talos Energy Inc has withdrawn from a consortium with EIG Global Energy Partners, Enauta Participacoes SA and 3R Petroleum Oleo e Gas SA, and the group has submitted a binding offer to Petrobras for the Albacora and Albacora Leste oilfields in Brazil, five sources with knowledge of the matter said on Monday.

     

  • Hybrid SES crew vessel lanched to meet needs of...

    As the offshore wind industry grows, it is requiring advancements in design and new vessels to provide the scope of services required. CWind, a provider of project services and operating crew transfer vessels, is promoting its new vessel as “the world’s first hybrid-powered Surface Effect Ship (SES)." Classed by Bureau Veritas (BV), the CWind Pioneer is designed to provide services to wind farms located further offshore and with its unique features, it will be able to operate more days and provide greater cost efficiency.

     

  • Sembcorp Marine Delivers Offshore Facilities for...

    Singapore's offshore platform constructor Sembcorp Marine has completed the fabrication of two wellhead topsides, one riser topside, and two bridges for deployment at TotalEnergies’ Tyra field redevelopment in the Danish North Sea.

     

  • Research for Germany’s First Large-Scale Offshore...

    Efforts are continuing to investigate the potential for the first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in Germany’s region of the North Sea. Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie, and Equinor announced their intent to further intensify their collaboration on the project known as AquaSector that envisions the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that offshore-based hydrogen production in Germany can enable an efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.

     

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Oil majors begin to require vaccine for U.S. Gulf Offshore workers

Now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given full and final approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19, oil companies Chevron and Hess have announced that they will require their offshore workers in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to get vaccinated as a condition of employment. Hess cited the "highly infectious nature" of the Delta variant of the disease as a key factor in its decision. 

 
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Maersk Drilling and Seadrill talk of recovery in troubled sector

The offshore drilling segment continues to struggle to recover from one of the longest prolonged downturns in the history of the industry. While operators are reporting signs of firming in the market, there are still believes that the sector will need to undergo a fundamental realignment before it can fully recover.

 
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Talos leaves consortium bidding on Petrobras' Albacora offshore fields

Talos Energy Inc has withdrawn from a consortium with EIG Global Energy Partners, Enauta Participacoes SA and 3R Petroleum Oleo e Gas SA, and the group has submitted a binding offer to Petrobras for the Albacora and Albacora Leste oilfields in Brazil, five sources with knowledge of the matter said on Monday.

 
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