Fugro is set to commence its first project using new multipurpose ROV support vessel, Edda Sun, with mobilisation for the IRM contract planned for March 2019. With a recently announced two-year charter of the Edda Sun, Fugro has enhanced its IRM, construction and decommissioning support services in Europe. The Edda Sun...
Polish LNG terminal operator Polskie LNG has obtained a set of environmental and location decisions for all projects implemented under the LNG Terminal Expansion Program. The environmental permits are final, while the decisions issued by the Governor of West Pomerania are immediately enforceable (which stems directly from the provisions of...
During the age of coal, huge bulk carriers and colliers criss-crossed the globe, transporting anthracite and lignite. Of course, as the world weans itself off coal - with more and more sources becoming economically unviable to mine - and looks towards the cleaner and greener energy sources of tomorrow,...
Greek Cypriot energy minister says energy companies will drill in search of natural gas in waters off the east Mediterranean island’s southern coast at eight separate sites over the next two years. Speaking at a presentation of his ministry’s works between March 2018 and April 2019 Georgios Lakkotrypis said Tuesday...
BP and partners have sanctioned the Azeri Central East (ACE) project, the next stage of development of the giant Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) oilfield complex in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. The $6 billion development includes a new offshore platform and facilities designed to process up to 100,000 barrels...
DNV GL is urging offshore oil and gas operators to implement a new solution using floating wind turbines to power water injection for oil recovery. “WIN WIN” (WINd powered Water INjection) was conceived in 2013 by DNV GL and is now ready for prototype development after two joint industry projects...
The United States and European Union have expressed deep concern over Turkey’s plans for offshore drilling operations in an area claimed by Cyprus as its exclusive economic zone, adding to tensions between Ankara and its Western allies. The statements at the weekend came after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said...
China’s CIMC Raffles has confirmed it has signed a two-year contract with CNOOC for the lease of the giant ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig, the Bluewhale I. To remind, Offshore Energy Today reported on the deal back in late March – based on data from Bassoe Offshore – however, it was...
BP is “deadly serious” about reducing emissions from oil and gas production, said Gordon Birrell, BP’s COO for production, transformation and carbon, at OTC. Some in the industry are finding ways offshore to produce energy smarter as oil and gas companies, large and small, are feeling the pressure to address...
By Charles Meaby, General Manager, DP World Limassol With Cyprus standing at the crossroads between Europe, Africa and the Middle East, it already possesses the inherent advantages as a hub destination. The success of the DP World terminal at Limassol is testimony to this, as it currently provides stellar...