Friday, November 27, 2020
Environment

World’s Biggest Wind Farm to Be Built Offshore U.K.

By Lars Paulsson (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest offshore wind park is a step closer to construction. The British utility SSE Plc and Norwegian energy major Equinor ASA reached financial close on the project off...

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 3518

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
FSO Safer Yemen
Offshore

Houthis Approve UN Plan to Assess Decaying ‘Safer’ Tanker Off Yemen

By Lisa Barrington DUBAI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Houthi authorities in Yemen have given long-awaited approval for a United Nations plan to visit and assess a deteriorating oil tanker off...

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 3873

Thursday, November 19, 2020
kulluk aground
Offshore

Trump Administration Moves to Loosen Safety Rules for Arctic Offshore Drilling

Nov 19 (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday proposed to loosen Obama-era safety regulations for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska to ease the way for...

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 3242

wind turbine
Offshore

European Union Plans Mammoth Expansion of Offshore Wind Farms

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, Nov 19 (Reuters) – The European Union unveiled plans on Thursday to transform its electricity system to rely mostly on renewables within a decade and increase...

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 1084

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
offshore wind
Offshore

Europe Seeks $940 Billion Boost for Giant Offshore Wind Farms

By Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) — The European Union wants a massive increase in offshore wind to help clean up the electricity industry and aid the recovery after the pandemic. To meet...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 1702

offshore oil rig
Offshore

Final Offshore Lease Under Trump Shows GoM’s ‘Long Future’

By Nichola Groom Nov 18 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s final sale of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico generated nearly $121 million in high bids on...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 1027

offshore wind farm
Offshore

Ørsted Strikes Labor Accord on U.S. Offshore Wind Development

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Danish renewable energy group Ørsted and North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) announced on Wednesday a deal to train an offshore wind construction workforce...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 847

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
offshore wind farm
Environment

Boris Johnson Seeks Boost for Northern England With Green Jobs Plan

By Tim Ross (Bloomberg) –Boris Johnson will seek to make good on his promise to boost the economies of neglected regions of the U.K. with investment in thousands of jobs...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 669

Friday, November 13, 2020
Offshore

Boston Dynamics Robot ‘Spot’ Learning New Tricks Offshore Oil Rig

Nov 13 (Reuters) – Boston Dynamics’ dog-like robot ‘Spot’ is learning new tricks. Working on an oil rig operated by BP Plc nearly 190 miles (305 km) offshore in the...

November 13, 2020
Total Views: 905

Thursday, November 12, 2020
offshore wind turbine
Environment

First Major U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Faces Latest Permitting Delay

By Nichola Groom Nov 12 (Reuters) – A federal agency said on Thursday it has again delayed a long-awaited environmental study crucial to permitting the first major U.S. offshore wind...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 405

hurricane zeta october 28
Offshore

Record Hurricane Season Deals Worst Blow to Gulf Oil Production in a Decade

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) –It’s the year of the unprecedented and the hurricane season has been no exception. A record-breaking hurricane season shut in an OPEC-nation amount of oil during...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 151

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Offshore

ConocoPhillips Announces Significant Gas Discovery Offshore Norway

Nov 11 (Reuters) – ConocoPhillips said on Wednesday it has discovered gas condensate offshore Norway, sending the oil producer’s shares up 2% in premarket trade. The discovery was made northwest...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 166

Maritime News

Latin America Getting First Hybrid Propulsion Offshore Support Vessel

The platform supply vessel CBO Flamengo is set to become the first offshore support vessel in Latin America to be converted to hybrid power. CBO, one of the Brazil’s leading...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 206

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Offshore Oil Platform
Offshore

Covid-Stricken Pemex Is No Longer Testing All Platform Workers

By Amy Stillman (Bloomberg) –Petroleos Mexicanos, which has one of the world’s highest employee death tolls from Covid-19, is no longer distributing rapid tests for the virus to workers before...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 180

Environment

BP and Orsted Team Up on Green Hydrogen Project in Germany

By Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) — Two of Europe’s largest energy companies, BP Plc and Orsted A/S, said they’d join to develop an industrial-scale electrolyzer to make hydrogen as a green...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 227

Monday, November 9, 2020
offshore wind farm under construction
Environment

Offshore Wind Industry Cheers Biden Win

Trade groups representing the United States’ offshore wind sector are hailing the election of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States as significant to further growing the...

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 189

Sunday, November 8, 2020
offshore oil rigs
Offshore

Biden Predicted To Start By Reversing Trump’s Offshore Drilling And CO2 Deregulations

By Valerie Volcovici (Reuters) – Joe Biden could erase much of President Donald Trump’s four-year legacy of energy and climate deregulation with the stroke of his pen, according to regulatory...

November 8, 2020
Total Views: 247

Friday, November 6, 2020
Environment

EU Eyes Huge Increase in Offshore Wind to Meet Climate Goals

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (Reuters) – The European Union is considering a plan to increase its offshore wind energy capacity five-fold this decade and 25-fold by 2050, as...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 71

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Maritime News

Norway’s Top Court Starts Hearing on Arctic Oil Exploration

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Norway’s top court began to hear arguments on Wednesday on the legality of awarding offshore oil licenses in the Arctic, in a...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 43

Monday, November 2, 2020
Maritime News

Watch: Viral Video Shows Scary Moment a Lifeboat Suddenly Falls During a Drill

[Video has been removed] A video posted to the social media website TikTok shows the scary moment a lifeboat fails during a drill. We are told the incident took place...

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 1455