Work ramps up on German large-scale offshore hydrogen plant

AquaSector project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor want to intensify their collaboration on the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. Courtesy of AquaVentus The AquaSector hydrogen wind farm project is a part of the AquaVentus initiative. Its goal is … Read More

Petrobras and Equinor hire DOF anchor handlers

Norskan, DOF ASA’s Brazilian subsidiary, has secured two contracts for its Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels with Petrobras and Equinor, respectively. Anchor handler Skandi Paraty has been awarded a one-year contract extension with Petrobras until July 2022. The vessel features … Read More

Seadrill Partners reveals new name as Equinor hires Vela drillship

An offshore drilling contractor previously known as Seadrill Partners has secured a contract with Equinor for the Vela drillship for operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and revealed a new name for the company following its exit from bankruptcy. … Read More

Equinor extends the life of Heimdal gas hub

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor is extending the life of the Heimdal gas centre, located in the North Sea, to 2023. New wells at Valemon will extend profitable operations at Heimdal, which is processing gas from Valemon. The field … Read More

RPEB Welding Technology to be Used at Dogger Bank

Ebflow reduced pressure electron beam (RPEB) welding, a new process that is will reduce welding times by as much as 80%, is expected to be used during the first phase of the Dogger Bank wind farm to fabricate welds on … Read More

Subsea Integration Alliance expects soon EPCI contract confirmation from Equinor

Subsea Integration Alliance, the partnership between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea, is anticipating the final confirmation of an EPCI contract with Equinor for the Bacalhau field “in the near future”. If confirmed, the work scope will cover the engineering, procurement, construction … Read More

Equinor, RWE and Hydro Look to the Norwegian North Sea to Develop Offshore Wind

Equinor, RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN have signed a collaboration agreement for offshore wind in Norway. The partners will jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop a large-scale bottom-fixed offshore wind farm in the Sørlige … Read More

Equinor adds third Odfjell rig to drilling fleet

Norwegian giant Equinor has awarded a drilling contract to Odfjell Drilling for the use of the sixth-generation semi-submersible rig Deepsea Stavanger, making it the third rig from Odfjell Drilling’s fleet to join Equinor. The Deepsea Stavanger rig. (Photo: Odfjell Drilling) … Read More

Equinor, Vargronn Collaboration Sets Sights on Norwegian Floating Wind Market

Equinor, a company that develops oil, gas, wind and solar energy in over 30 countries, and Vårgrønn, a Norwegian renewable energy company, have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord … Read More

Equinor, Polenergia Enter Polish Offshore Wind Market

Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) has awarded Equinor and Polenergia’s Bałtyk II and Bałtyk II projects contracts under the first phase of Poland’s offshore wind development scheme. The projects are among the first to secure offshore wind awards in Poland. … Read More