Sunday, March 13, 2022

Drillship Breaks Moorings and Collides with Bulk Carrier in Pascagoula

A drillship broke free from its moorings in strong winds Saturday and collided with a moored bulk carrier near the VT Halter shipyard and Chevron docks in

March 13, 2022
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Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Tidewater Acquires Swire Pacific Offshore, Creating World’s Leading OSV Company

Tidewater expands its global footprint amid anticipated offshore oil and gas market recovery. Houston-based Tidewater (NYSE: TDW) has announced a definitive

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 2943

Qatar Gas' LNG FPSO

Can FRSUs Solve Europe’s LNG Shortage?

By Alessandro Speciale (Bloomberg) As Europe prepares for the prospect of losing Russian gas, companies are scrambling to get hold of a specialized type of

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 4746

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
oil tanker loading

President Biden Bans Russian Oil Imports, Warning Gas Prices Will Rise Further

By Trevor Hunnicutt and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, March 8 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday banned Russian oil and

March 8, 2022
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offshore rig

Oil Jumps to $130 With U.S. and U.K. Set to Ban Russia Imports

By Julia Fanzeres and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Oil extended its rally as the U.S. and U.K. said they plan to ban Russian oil imports while oil giant

March 8, 2022
Total Views: 915

Monday, March 7, 2022

Edison Chouest Begins Construction on First Jones Act Wind Farm Service Vessel

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has started building the first Jones Act-compliant wind farm service operations vessel (SOV) in the United States. The vessel,

March 7, 2022
Total Views: 2401

Sunday, March 6, 2022
Floating wind turbine WindFloat

Floating Wind Turbines May Help Reverse Some Effects Of Climate Change

(The Conversation)–Offshore wind is set to move further and further from shore, as demand for renewable energy grows and new floating turbine

March 6, 2022
Total Views: 2395

Ras Lanuf O&G facility

Libya’s Oil Production Drops as Political Crisis Deepens

By Hatem Mohareb and Salma El Wardany Mar 6, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Libya’s oil production has fallen below 1 million barrels a day, as the OPEC member

March 6, 2022
Total Views: 2297

FSO Safer Yemen

Yemen’s Houthis Agree To Offload Decaying FSO Safer

By Mohammed Ghobari (Reuters) Yemen’s Houthi movement has signed an agreement with the United Nations to deal with a decaying oil tanker threatening to

March 6, 2022
Total Views: 3653

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Plan for New York Offshore Wind Port Hits Major Milestone

Equinor and BP have announced an agreement to turn a historic marine terminal in Brooklyn, New York into a major regional hub for offshore wind. Under the

March 3, 2022
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Sunday, February 27, 2022
oil tanker loading

BP Abandons $25B In Russian Oil Retreat

By Ron Bousso and Dmitry Zhdannikov (Reuters) – BP is abandoning its stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft in an abrupt and costly end to three decades of

February 27, 2022
Total Views: 2759

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Nine Airlifted From Burning Jack-up in Dramatic Sabine Pass Rescue

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued nine people Thursday from a burning jack-up drilling rig near Sabine Pass, Texas. Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 5724

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
offshore wind turbine

‘Historic’ U.S. Offshore Wind Lease Sale Set to Smash Record

By Nichola Groom Feb 23 (Reuters) – The largest ever U.S. sale of offshore wind development rights – for areas off the coasts

February 23, 2022
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Seadrill Emerges from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has emerged from its second bankruptcy in four years after successfully completing its reorganization pursuant to its

February 23, 2022
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Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Offshore Wind Turbines At Sea

Biden Administration Set to Hold First Offshore Wind Lease Auction in New York Bight

The Biden Administration is set to hold its first offshore wind lease sale on Wednesday, auctioning a record of more than 480,000 acres offshore New York and

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 1098

Monday, February 21, 2022
Trinity Spirit FPOS
Fire Incidents

Nigeria’s Deadly Exploding FPSO Has Peers All Over The World

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) Trinity Spirit, the decades-old, oil-storage ship that blew up off the coast of Nigeria recently — killing some of its

February 21, 2022
Total Views: 4352

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Senator Introduces Bill to ‘Level the Playing Field’ in U.S. Offshore Sector

U.S. Senator from Louisiana Bill Cassidy (R-LA) has introduced the American Offshore Worker Fairness Act, a bill he says will provide a level playing field

February 17, 2022
Total Views: 2405

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Canada Marks 40 Years Since the Ocean Ranger Sinking

It’s been 40 years since the semi-submersible drilling rig Ocean Ranger sank off the coast of Newfoundland during an intense North Atlantic storm with

February 15, 2022
Total Views: 2657

Monday, February 14, 2022

First Offshore Wind Project in New York Breaks Ground

Construction has begun on the second major offshore wind project in the United States. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland was in East Hampton, New York last

February 14, 2022
Total Views: 1488

msc containership

A New Onassis? Italy’s Sea Captain Swoops On Reborn Alitalia

By Jonathan Saul, Elisa Anzolin and Francesca Landini LONDON/MILAN, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Sixty-five years after Aristotle Onassis founded Greece’s

February 14, 2022
Total Views: 5784