Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Interesting

PDVSA to Offload Crude from Listing Oil Facility Off Venezuela

CARACAS, Oct 20 (Reuters) – An oil tanker operated by Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela on Tuesday approached a floating oil facility where it is expected to receive...

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 88

offshore rig
Maritime News

Losing Control? Norway’s Offshore Oil Workers Fear for Future as Rigs Go Remote

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Oct 20 (Reuters) – A shift to operating oil rigs remotely from land, which has been accelerated by lower crude prices, has rekindled concerns among Norwegian...

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 36

Monday, October 19, 2020
offshore wind farm
Environment

Wind, Solar Are Cheapest Power Source In Most Places, BNEF Says

By Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) –Wind and solar power are the cheapest form of new electricity in most of the world today. That’s the analysis of BloombergNEF, which predicts a tipping...

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 11

Friday, October 16, 2020
offshore rig north sea
Offshore

BOEM Sets Date for Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer approximately 78 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for a region-wide lease sale now scheduled for next month, Acting...

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 24

Offshore

Philippines to Resume Oil Exploration in South China Sea

By Claire Jiao and Cecilia Yap (Bloomberg) –The Philippines lifted its moratorium on oil and gas exploration in disputed areas of the South China Sea, a move that was welcomed...

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 12

Offshore

US Oil Majors Shift Cash From Trump To Biden

By Liz Hampton Oct 16 (Reuters) – The two largest U.S. energy firms, Chevron Corp CVX.N and Exxon Mobil Corp XOM.N, have increased their share of campaign donations to Democrats...

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 18

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Environment

Skyscraper-Sized Offshore Wind Turbines Coming From MHI Vestas

By Ronan Martin and William Mathis (Bloomberg) –MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S is set to join the giants of the offshore-wind world by building a skyscraper-sized turbine to better compete...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 36

shell Prelude floating LNG facility underway
Offshore

Is Shell’s $17 Billion Bet On Floating LNG A Flop?

What new ship construction project has cost more than a US Navy Supercarrier and is equally troubled with delays and problems? Shell’s Prelude FLNG. by Sonali Paul (Reuters) – Royal...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 165

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Offshore

UN Access to Decaying Yemen Tanker Could Take Weeks, Say Sources

By Aziz El Yaakoubi DUBAI, Oct 14 (Reuters) – A United Nations team will have to wait several weeks to access a deteriorating tanker off Yemen’s shore that is threatening...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 27

wind turbine
Environment

Stocks Surge For China’s Offshore Wind Turbine Manufacturers

(Bloomberg) Chinese wind power equipment makers advanced as the industry proposed an aggressive installation plan that would boost capacity 14-fold through 2060 to help the country reach its goal of...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 26

Monday, October 12, 2020
Environment

Damen Crew Transfer Vessel Receives ABS Approval in Principle

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyard’s Group has announced an approval in principle from classification society ABS for its next-generation crew transfer vessel to support the U.S. offshore wind market in the...

October 12, 2020
Total Views: 7

Friday, October 9, 2020
Offshore

Hurricane Delta: Gulf of Mexico Shut-Ins Highest Since Katrina

HOUSTON, Oct 9 (Reuters) – A large and powerful Hurricane Delta dealt the greatest blow to U.S. offshore Gulf of Mexico energy production in 15 years, halting most of the...

October 9, 2020
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Dudgeon offshore wind farm
Environment

Boris Johnson’s Offshore Wind Plan Will Require $58 Billion from Industry

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Boris Johnson’s plan to quadruple the size of the U.K. offshore wind industry will require $58 billion of investment and careful management of what’s a tricky building...

October 6, 2020
Total Views: 7

Monday, October 5, 2020
offshore wind farm
Environment

Boris Johnson to Announce Major Expansion of U.K.’s Offshore Wind Capacity

By Thomas Penny and Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — Boris Johnson will commit to boosting U.K. offshore wind power as part of his delayed plan for a “green industrial revolution” as...

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 9

Maritime News

2020’s 25th Named Storm Threatens Gulf Coast

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Energy companies on Monday began evacuating offshore oil platforms as the 25th named storm of the year formed in the Caribbean and...

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 11

offshore wind farm
Environment

Orsted Offshore Wind Farm to Power Green Ammonia Plant for Fertilizer

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Orsted A/S, the world’s biggest developer of offshore wind farms, plans to use its latest Dutch installation to make  for use in fertilizer. The Danish...

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 13

Friday, October 2, 2020
Maritime News

Noble Energy Shareholders Approve Chevron Takeover

HOUSTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Noble Energy shareholders on Friday approved a deal to sell the oil and gas producer to Chevron Corp, making Chevron the No. 2 U.S. shale...

October 2, 2020
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
offshore wind farm
Environment

U.K. Plans to Create Offshore Grid to Connect Wind Farms

By Rachel Morison (Bloomberg) –National Grid Plc outlined a plan for an offshore grid that will link new wind parks and interconnectors, saving consumers 6 billion pounds ($7.7 billion) by...

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Maritime News

Energy Transitions and Zero-Carbon Targets -Opinion

By John Kemp LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Policymakers in many countries have outlined plans for an ambitious transition from a system dominated by oil, gas and coal in the...

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 18

Monday, September 28, 2020
Environment

Maersk Supply Service to Test Charging Station Buoy at Offshore Wind Farm

Maersk Supply Service will has announced plans to test a prototype charging station buoy for battery-powered vessels. For the project, Maersk Supply Service, part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has joined forces...

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 14