Virginia’s offshore wind turbines now generating power

The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project has started generating power, according to social media posts from Ørsted, which developed the project together with Dominion Energy. The 12 MW CVOW, located some 43 kilometres off the coast of Virginia … Read More

TPC Changhua Phase 1 foundations all in place

Jan De Nul has completed the installation of jacket foundations at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Aegir, chartered by Jan De Nul, was responsible for installing the 1,100 metric tonne jackets … Read More

Bureau Veritas validates OceanQuest power curve

HydroQuest French tidal energy developer HydroQuest has obtained certification for its 1MW tidal turbine’s power curve from classification society Bureau Veritas. The tidal turbine OceanQuest, deployed in Paimpol-Bréhat, meets the requirements of the IEC 62600-200 standard evaluating the performance of … Read More

Scorpio sells non-scrubber-fitted bulker as it pursues offshore wind-focused strategy

Monaco-based ship owner and operator Scorpio Bulkers is selling one of its non-scrubber-fitted bulkers, representing a first step in the company’s recently unveiled strategy focused on the offshore wind sector. As informed, the company has entered into an agreement with … Read More

Keppel to review offshore & marine business amid challenging environment

Singapore’s conglomerate Keppel Corporation has decided to review its offshore & marine business as part of its overall strategy and roadmap amid the sector’s challenging environment. In an update on Tuesday Keppel noted it regularly reviews its portfolio of assets. As … Read More

Oil & Gas to Drive Unprecedented Growth in Senegal, President Says

September 29, 2020 (Image: BP) Senegal is expected to achieve unprecedented economic growth of 13.7% in 2023, thanks to the development of new oil and gas fields, President Macky Sall said on Tuesday. Oil was discovered in Senegal in 1961, … Read More

JDR to Link Two Azeri Platforms with Fiber Optic Power Cable

September 29, 2020 Credit: JDR Subsea cable supplier JDR has won a contract with BP to manufacture and supply a 5.5km 33kV fiber optic power cable and a steel tube subsea isolation valve (SSIV) umbilical, for a platform project, offshore … Read More

Baker Hughes Lands Major Order in Qatar for North Field East Project

Oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has received a large order from Qatar Petroleum to supply multiple main refrigerant compressors (MRCs) for Qatar Petroleum’s giant North Field East (NFE) project. The North Field is the world’s single largest non-associated offshore natural … Read More

Petrobras’ Tupi Field Output Hits Two Billion Barrels Mark

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has informed that the accumulated oil production from the Tupi offshore field in Brazil recently hit the 2 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) mark. The field, dubbed the largest deepwater oil producer in the world, … Read More

Azerbaijan: Socar Says Oil & Gas Facilities Unaffected by Conflict

September 29, 2020 For illustration only – An offshore oil platform in Caspian Sea – Credit: BP Azeri state energy company SOCAR said on Tuesday the country’s oil and gas infrastructure was safe thanks to measures taken by the army … Read More