CNOOC starts up oilfield project in South China Sea

Chinese oil and gas giant CNOOC Limited has started production from the Weizhou 12-8E oilfield development project located offshore China. The Weizhou 12-8E oilfield development project is located in Beibu Gulf in the South China Sea, with an average water … Read More

Hann-Ocean Energy launches next-gen Drakoo wave energy device in China

Singapore-based company Hann-Ocean Energy has launched its third-generation Drakoo wave energy device offshore Shengsi archipelago in China. Hann-Ocean Energy’s third generation Drakoo wave device (Courtesy of Hann-Ocean Energy) Installed on January 8, 2022, the 15kW Drakoo wave energy converter has … Read More

China commissions 320MW floating solar power plant

Chinese electric power company Huaneng Power International has put into operation a 320MW floating solar power plant in Dezhou, a city located in China’s Shandong province. Huaneng Power International’s 320MW floating solar plant (Courtesy of Huaneng Power International) The floating … Read More

MingYang Smart Energy Signs Offshore Wind Development Agreement with U.K. Government

Qiying Zhang, president and CTO of MingYang, and John Edwards, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner to China of DIT, jointly signed the MoU online. MingYang Smart Energy and the U.K. Department for International Trade (DIT) have entered into a Memorandum of … Read More

Eco Wave Power deepens wave energy ties with China

Eco Wave Power has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute (CIMC OEI) to develop and commercialize its wave energy technology in China. Yantai CIMC Raffles’ Shipyard (Courtesy of Eco Wave Power) According to the terms … Read More

CNOOC’s offshore oilfield project starts production

Chinese oil and gas giant CNOOC Limited has started production at the Bozhong (BZ) 19-4 oilfield comprehensive adjustment project located offshore China. Placing the Bozhong 19-4 CEPC Platform jacket in water in January 2021; Source: CNOOC Engineering Located in the south of … Read More

First steel cut for SBM Offshore’s Fast4Ward FPSO hull

A Chinese shipyard has started building another FPSO for SBM Offshore, making it the fourth Fast4Ward FPSO hull to be built by the shipyard. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium content … Read More

Countdown begins for Jade well drilling as Empyrean hires COSL rig

Oil and gas company Empyrean Energy has awarded an Integrated Drilling Contract (IDC) for the drilling of the Jade exploration well offshore China to China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL). Block 29/11; Source: Empyrean Energy The Jade prospect is located on … Read More

China’s first offshore carbon capture project launched

Chinese oil and gas company CNOOC has launched the country’s first offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the South China Sea, Reuters reports. Illustration only; Courtesy of CNOOC The plan is for the project to store more than … Read More

China’s 1st all-electric tugboat enters service

China’s first fully-electric tug built by Lianyungang Port Holding Group was delivered for test operation in Lianyungang, Jiangsu. The ship named Yungang Electric Tug No. 1 features a total length of 35.5 meters, a width of 10 meters, a full-load … Read More