NEO Energy confirms first gas from North Sea project

UK-based and North Sea-focused E&P company NEO Energy has achieved the first gas from its Finlaggan field development, a tieback to the Britannia platform in the UK North Sea. A spokesperson for NEO Energy confirmed to Offshore Energy on Thursday … Read More

Wellesley gets licence to drill North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has issued a drilling permit to Wellesley Petroleum for a well in the North Sea off Norway. The well 36/1-4 S will be drilled from the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig, the NPD said on … Read More

Polish Ustka Municipality signs offshore wind agreement

The Municipality of Ustka has signed an agreement for setting up service facilities for two large-scale offshore wind farms at the Port of Ustka. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium content … Read More

TECO 2030 to cooperate on enhancing research on hydrogen in Norway

Cleantech company TECO 2030 has signed an agreement with UiT The Arctic University of Norway to cooperate on enhancing research on hydrogen and fuel cells. Courtesy of TECO 2030 The production of hydrogen fuel cells for use within the maritime … Read More

Shell produces first gas from North Sea field

Oil major Shell has started production from a gas and condensate field located in the UK North Sea, through a tieback to its Shearwater hub. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium … Read More

Europe’s 1st hydrogen-fueled ferry design advances

London-based energy and marine consultancy AqualisBraemar LOC has completed the first renderings of Europe’s first hydrogen-fueled ferry, a part of the HYSEAS III project. Courtesy of AqualisBraemar LOC HySeas III is the third development stage of a project to deliver … Read More

Wärtsilä embarks on 1st major CO2 capture retrofit of ethylene carrier

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian shipping company Solvang ASA have agreed on a full-scale pilot retrofit installation of a carbon capture and storage (CCS) system on one of Solvang’s ethylene carriers. As informed, Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment, part of Wärtsilä … Read More

Valaris to reactivate stacked drillship for Petrobras

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has been awarded a contract with Petrobras offshore Brazil for a stacked drillship, Valaris DS-4. Valaris said on Tuesday that the contract is for a minimum term of 548 days. The Valaris DS-4 rig is currently … Read More

GKinetic Energy attracts Katapult investment

Ireland-based hydrokinetic turbine developer GKinetic Energy has been selected as one of ocean impact technology startups to receive support from Katapult investment company. Vincent and Roisin McCormack; CEO and CCO of GKinetic Energy respectively (Courtesy of GKinetic Energy) The total … Read More

UK unveils landmark strategy to reach net-zero by 2050

The UK government has launched its landmark net-zero strategy, outlining measures to lower its reliance on fossil fuels and transition to a green and sustainable future as part of its commitment to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. The strategy comes … Read More