Construction Permit Granted for 640 MW Swedish Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

OEDigital May 19, 2022 Credit: bphoto/AdobeStock (illustration only) Swedish Government has granted a construction permit of an offshore wind farm at Swedish Kriegers Flak, Vattenfall has informed. According to the company, Kriegers Flak in the south of the Baltic sea … Read More

German Ex-chancellor Schroeder under EU Pressure over Rosneft, Gazprom

The European Parliament urged that former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder be blacklisted if he does not quit the board of Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft ROSN.MM in a move also meant to dissuade him from taking a top job at … Read More

Offshore Wind: CIP, AIM Plan to Build Artificial Energy Island in German North Sea

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Allianz Investment Management (AIM) said Thursday they would jointly conduct a feasibility study for an artificial energy island in the German North Sea.  The island is planned to be connected to large-scale offshore wind farms … Read More

Damen to promote Bawat’s ship-based ballast water management system

Damen Green Solutions, a member of the Damen Shipyards Group, has been given the right to promote a green ship-based ballast water management system (BWMS) developed by water treatment supplier Bawat. According to Bawat, Damen was selected for the cooperation … Read More

Turkey welcomes arrival of fourth drillship

Following a recent report that Turkey is about to welcome the fourth addition to its fleet of drillships, the vessel has now arrived in Turkey. Turkey’s fourth drillship; Source: Energy and Natural Resources Minister, Fatih Dönmez Offshore Energy reported last … Read More

CorPower Ocean goes before Swedish Parliament to spotlight wave power benefits

Swedish wave power company CorPower Ocean has spoken at the Swedish Parliament to build awareness of the future potential of wave energy amongst the nation’s policy makers. Kevin Rebenius presenting before the Swedish Parliament (Courtesy of CorPower Ocean) A presentation … Read More

Corvus Energy to open US battery factory amid increased demand

Norway’s energy storage company Corvus Energy is expanding its US operations by opening a new factory in the state of Washington in an effort to meet demand for hybrid and zero-emission vessels. Source: Corvus Energy The US-based manufacturing facility, with … Read More

Petrobras Studying Offshore Wind for the Long Run, CEO Says

Reuters May 19, 2022 Jose Mauro Coelho – Credit: Petrobras The chief executive of Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras, Jose Mauro Coelho, said on Wednesday that offshore wind power is among the alternatives being studied by the firm for the … Read More

TGS and Liberia’s National Oil Company ink 3D seismic data agreement

TGS has signed an agreement with the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) to reprocess over 5,100 square kilometers of 3D seismic data over Blocks 8 & 9 in the Liberia Basin. The survey will be processed using a Pre-Stack … Read More

Ecopetrol, Oxy to Develop Four Deepwater Blocks Off Colombia

Reuters May 19, 2022 Credit: Ecopetrol (cropped) Colombia’s majority state-owned energy company, Ecopetrol, on Wednesday announced an agreement to develop four offshore, deep-water blocks with a subsidiary of U.S. oil major Occidental. The four blocks are located in deep waters … Read More