Nicola Offshore, Cyprus Subsea Partner Up

April 14, 2021 Seaglider with rig in the background – Credit Cyprus Subsea Hydrographic marine survey company Nicola Offshore and Cyprus Subsea Consulting and Services C.S.C.S. Ltd (C.S.C.S.) have signed a commercial partnership agreement. The goal of the partnership, as … Read More

Total Delays Offshore Drilling Plans in South Africa

Wendell Roelf April 14, 2021 Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig was used by Total for Brulpadda and Luiperd drilling. File Photo – Credit: BP/Flickr French oil major Total has decided to postpone its application for additional drilling in a South African … Read More

Emerson Moves Repsol’s Exploration Data to the Cloud

Emerson, industry digital transformation solutions provider, said Tuesday it has successfully migrated Spanish oil company Repsol’s exploration data – some 90 terabytes – to the cloud.  Cloud capabilities enable companies to securely store the data that powers vital analytics, helping … Read More

Wintershall Dea to Boost Oil and Gas Exploration with AI Search Engine

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea said Wednesday it would boost its exploration processes with the roll-out of an artificial intelligence search engine. “The Exploration Advisory Tool, developed in partnership with IBM, uses the latest cognitive search technology to … Read More

South Korea backs Ingine’s wave energy scheme in Indonesia

South Korea-based wave energy developer Ingine has been selected to receive financial support from the Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) to advance a 10MW wave energy project planned for Indonesia. Illustration/Ingine’s wave energy demonstration plant in Jeju Island, … Read More

Uniper ditches LNG for hydrogen for Wilhelmshaven

German energy company Uniper has decided to look into the potential of developing a hydrogen hub in Wilhelmshaven instead of the planned LNG import terminal. Illustration (Courtesy of Uniper) Under the name Green Wilhelmshaven, Uniper is working on a feasibility … Read More

Hempel Coatings to Protect Orbital O2 Tidal Energy Turbine

April 14, 2021 Image credit: Hempel Coatings specialist Hempel said it has provided coatings to protect the Orbital O2 tidal energy turbine – dubbed the world’s most powerful tidal turbine.  O2 is set to operate at the European Marine Energy … Read More

Disappointed ExxonMobil forced to curb output on Guyana FPSO

Oil major ExxonMobil has revealed its disappointment with the performance of the Liza Destiny FPSO, operating on the Liza field off Guyana, following technical issues, which forced it to reduce output to a minimum. Offshore Energy has reported on this … Read More

Hapag-Lloyd orders 150,000 TEU to address container shortage

In order to tackle the global shortage of cargo containers, German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd has placed an order for containers worth about $550 million. On top of the pandemic and delayed shipments due to port congestion, shippers and forwarders worldwide … Read More

Sweetch Energy gets €5.2M boost for osmotic power prototype

French-based osmotic power pioneer Sweetch Energy has secured €5.2 million to develop its first full-scale osmotic power prototype and start the industrialisation phase for the novel clean power source. Mississipi River Delta. Osmotic power is extracted from the difference in … Read More