Friday, September 15, 2023
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden holds up a wind turbine size comparison chart while attending a meeting with governors, labor leaders, and private companies launching the Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership, at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 23, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Biden’s Offshore Wind Target Slipping out of Reach as Projects Struggle

Sept 15 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s goal to deploy 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind along U.S. coastlines this decade to fight climate change

September 15, 2023
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Thursday, September 14, 2023
Drillship Offshore Brazil

Transocean Announces $486 Million Drillship Contract in Brazil

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has announced a three-year contract for its newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Aquila in Brazil. The contract

September 14, 2023
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offshore wind turbines rendering

Vattenfall Plans German Offshore Wind Farm After UK Project Exit

(Bloomberg) — Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall AB is planning further investments in offshore wind energy in Germany, showing confidence in the

September 14, 2023
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Wednesday, September 13, 2023
semisubmersible drilling rig at sea

Guyana’s Anticipated Offshore Oil and Gas Auction Receives Bids for Eight Blocks

By Kiana Wilburg and Marianna Parraga GEORGETOWN, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Guyana on Wednesday received bids for eight of 14 offshore oil and gas

September 13, 2023
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Tuesday, September 12, 2023
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Turbine

UK’s Offshore Energy Industry Risks Missing Out on 95,000 Jobs

(Bloomberg) — If the UK doesn’t significantly ramp up renewables investment at a time when oil and gas is in decline, as many as 95,000 potential

September 12, 2023
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Monday, September 11, 2023
The Empire Wind 1 and 2 and Beacon Wind 1 projects located off New York State. Illustration: Equinor

BOEM Completes Environmental Review of Offshore Wind Project Off New York

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of the proposed Empire Wind offshore wind projects off New York, which BOEM

September 11, 2023
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Vineyard Wind wind turbine leaves New Bedford. Photo courtesy of Vineyard Wind.

Vineyard Wind Ships Out First Turbine From New Bedford

Vineyard Wind shipped out the first GE Haliade-X Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) from New Bedford to its home location over 30 miles from Cape Cod. Foss Maritime,

September 11, 2023
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Sunday, September 10, 2023
The Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery owned by The Carlyle Group is seen at sunset in Philadelphia. Photo REUTERS/David M. Parrott

Extreme Heat Is Fast Becoming A Threat To Global Fuel Security

By Serene Cheong, Sharon Cho and Yongchang Chin (Bloomberg) –Searing temperatures from Texas to Tokyo over the summer are the latest reminder of a

September 10, 2023
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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island

Challenges Facing the U.S. Offshore Wind Industry: Inflation, Interest Rates, and Insufficient Subsidies

By Scott DiSavino and Nerijus Adomaitis Sept 6 (Reuters) – The value of Danish energy company Orsted, the world’s

September 6, 2023
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Tuesday, September 5, 2023
A view of the turbines at Orsted's offshore wind farm near Nysted, Denmark, September 4, 2023.

Orsted Ready to Abandon U.S. Wind Projects Amid Challenges

(Bloomberg) — Orsted A/S said it’s prepared to walk away from projects in America unless the White House guarantees more support, highlighting the

September 5, 2023
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An undated handout photo of the Gorgon LNG project located in Western Australia.

Chevron Seeks to Head Off LNG Strikes as Clock Ticks Down

(Bloomberg) — Chevron Corp. liquefied natural gas workers in Australia threatened two weeks of 24-hour rolling outages at two major export plants from

September 5, 2023
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Thursday, August 31, 2023
Construction support vessel Normand Navigator. Photo courtesy Solstad Offshore

Solstad Offshore Charters Five AHTS and a CSV to Ocean Installer

Norwegian shipowner Solstad Offshore has announced a contract award for five of its anchor handling tugs (AHTS) in West Africa. The contract was signed with

August 31, 2023
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Wednesday, August 30, 2023
File photo of an offshore drillship

Transocean Reveals $222 Million Drillship Contract in India

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean (NYSE: RIG) has announced a new $222 million contract for its drillship Dhirubhai Deepwater KG1 in India. The contract

August 30, 2023
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General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain.

Orsted’s $2.3 Billion Hit is Latest Setback for America’s Offshore Wind Industry

(Bloomberg) — Orsted A/S’s potential $2.3 billion impairment on its US projects is just the latest in a string of recent setbacks for the nascent US

August 30, 2023
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Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island

First Offshore Wind Sale in Gulf of Mexico Attracts Paltry Interest

By Nichola Groom Aug 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration’s first ever auction of offshore wind development rights in

August 29, 2023
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offshore wind farm under construction

Hope for Offshore Wind Boom in Gulf of Mexico Fades With Low Bids

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The first-ever US government auction of leases to build wind farms in the Gulf of Mexico ended with only one tract

August 29, 2023
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Monday, August 28, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island

Biden Administration Bets on Offshore Wind Boom in Oil-Rich Gulf of Mexico

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Gulf of Mexico has been a hub for US oil production for decades. A government auction Tuesday could help make it

August 28, 2023
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File photo shows a Maersk Supply Service vessel operating at an offshore wind farm

Maersk Supply Service to Cut Jobs as it Shifts Focus to Offshore Wind and OSVs

Maersk Supply Service will lay off around 130 people over the next two years as it scales down its operations to focus on offshore wind and offshore support

August 28, 2023
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Thursday, August 24, 2023
An illustration of Crowley's Salem Wind Services Terminal in Salem, Massachusetts. Illustration credit: Crowley

Morgan Stanley and Crowley Join Forces to Develop Offshore Wind Ports

Morgan Stanley and Crowley have formed a joint venture to develop port infrastructure to support the offshore wind energy industry in the U.S. The aim of the

August 24, 2023
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Wednesday, August 23, 2023
offshore oil rig

Gulf of Mexico Offshore Workers Falling Victim to Heat-Related Illness as Temps Soar

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has issued a heat advisory for offshore workers as some workers

August 23, 2023
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