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Equinor to build wind farm to power oil platforms offshore Norway

Equinor to build wind farm to power oil platforms offshore Norway

Equinor made a final decision to invest in floating wind turbines to power offshore oil platforms off. Equinor and its partners confirmed a new timeline for the Rosebank project. Equinor, on behalf of the Njord licence, has awarded Saipem a subsea service contract. Hywind Tampen will cost a total of almost 5 billion kroner $550...

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MAN Energy Solutions and KONGSBERG sign MoU for collaboration on common data infrastructure for maritime sector

MAN Energy Solutions and KONGSBERG sign MoU for collaboration on common data infrastructure for maritime sector

MAN Energy Solutions and KONGSBERG, the international technology group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Hong Kong-based dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin Shipping has signed a service agreement. Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping’s orders for a total of eleven 15,000 TEU containerships have been confirmed. The MOU regarding the exploration of the potential for collaboration...

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Chevron CEO Mike Wirth praises Texas, bemoans California home

Chevron CEO Mike Wirth praises Texas, bemoans California home

Chevron may be based in California, but CEO Mike Wirth had little praise for the state as he lauded the Texas business environment. The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected a request to review a decision of the Court. Chevron Corporation has established new goals to reduce net greenhouse gas (GHG) emission intensity. In the...

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LAGCOE keynote speaker issues rallying call, to earn social license to operate

LAGCOE keynote speaker issues rallying call, to earn social license to operate

Kimberly McHugh, vice president of drilling & completions at Chevron, kicked off LAGCOE 2019 Wednesday morning. Six months after the inaugural Energy Innovators Pitch Challenge. With that pitch, Josh Suttles and his company, Flange Cuff LLC, pulled ahead of nine other finalists for $25,000 in professional marketing. A federal agency that regulates offshore energy production...

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Maersk Supply Service awarded integrated solutions project in Brazil

Maersk Supply Service awarded integrated solutions project in Brazil

Maersk Supply Service will provide an integrated mooring lines life extension solution. Western Australia’s Port of Fremantle is setting new records with the arrival of two Post Panamax containerships. On July 10, the company said that it agreed with SoLix Group AB. Shell’s FPSO Fluminense, including project management, engineering, interface management. New facility which has...

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Weatherford hosts Production 4.0 forum at its Enterprise Software Conference

Weatherford hosts Production 4.0 forum at its Enterprise Software Conference

Weatherford International will present the U.S. oil and gas industry’s only Production 4.0 forum. Company announced its largest-ever contract for deep-set safety valves. Company announced it has signed a $220 million, three-year contract with the Abu Dhabi Company. Company announced the signing of a five-year Corporate Procurement agreement. Enterprise Software Conference from October 7 to...

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Dolphin Drilling lands semisub contract with Shell

Dolphin Drilling lands semisub contract with Shell

Global contractor Dolphin Drilling has secured further work for its Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig. The oil rig has left a £50,000 cash donation. Olsen Energy ASA, has entered into a contract for the provision. The company has won a contract with AS Norske Shell in Norway to provide rig support. The majority lenders under...

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Equinor chooses Saipem for industry-first autonomous subsea drone project

Equinor chooses Saipem for industry-first autonomous subsea drone project

Equinor has awarded Saipem a subsea service contract using a wireless underwater intervention drone. Equinor joins YPF Luz for the development of the Cañadón León wind farm in Santa Cruz in Argentina. New York State governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced Equinor’s Empire Wind as a winner. This contact will make Equinor the first user...

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Neptune Energy taps Valaris jackup for Seagull development

Neptune Energy taps Valaris jackup for Seagull development

Neptune Energy and its joint venture partners BP and JAPEX announced Valaris has been awarded a contract. The merger of Neptune Energy Norge with VNG Norge creates a strong platform with a broad operating skillset. Eko Lumadyo joins the company as Managing Director of the Indonesian business. The Company earns four licences as operator and...

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Schlumberger enhances bit strength, lifespan with new armor cladding alloy

Schlumberger enhances bit strength, lifespan with new armor cladding alloy

Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company, today introduced Aegis armor cladding. Schlumberger introduced the GAIA digital exploration platform at the 81st EAGE Conference. Schlumberger announced the integration of industry-leading TIBCO Spotfire and TIBCO Data Virtualization. It significantly improves bit body design flexibility and erosion resistance. Company announced the expiration of the previously announced cash tender offer...