Equinor: Offshore Supply Vessel Collides with Statfjord A Platform

An offshore supply vessel collided with Equinor's Statfjord A platform in the North Sea on Friday, forcing the evacuation of the platform but no injuries or pollution has been reported, the Norwegian energy giant said in a statement. The collision occurred at 0155, June 7th, during loading operations involving the platform supply vessel Sjøborg. Statfjord A is currently … [Read more...]

Equinor Again Delays Start-Up of Britain’s Mariner Offshore Oilfield

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, April 10 (Reuters) - The operator of the Mariner heavy oil field, one of Britain's largest offshore developments in years, postponed its start-up to summer 2019 on Wednesday for safety checks on the platform's electrical couplings. Originally due to come on stream in 2017 and with an estimated 300 million barrels of recoverable reserves, the 4.5 … [Read more...]

Pioneering Spirit Sets New Offshore Lifting Record at Johan Sverdrup

A new offshore lifting world record has been set with the installation of the final topsides in first phase of the Johan Sverdrup field development project in the North Sea. The final two platform topsides were installed using none other than the heavy lift vessel Pioneering Spirit, which installed the topsides utilizing the vessel’s unique single-lift … [Read more...]

Excelerate Energy Claims First Ship-to-Ship Transfer of LNG in The Bahamas

Texas-based LNG company Excelerate Energy and Norway's Equinor Energy have completed the first ever ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of liquefied natural gas in The Bahamas. The STS transfer was completed utilizing Excelerate’s floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) Exemplar and Equinor’s LNG carrier Arctic Voyager. A full LNG cargo was transferred using the double-banked … [Read more...]

Equinor, Joint Ventures Vie for Offshore Wind Power Park in New York

OSLO, Feb 15 (Reuters) - New York State said on Thursday it had received proposals from Norway's Equinor and three joint ventures to build its first offshore wind power park of at least 800-megawatt capacity. The three joint ventures are Bay State Wind, between Danish Orsted and Eversource Energy; Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, consisting of France's EDF and Shell ; and … [Read more...]