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May 22, 2024
Equinor has exercised an option for a batch of eight wells to extend the use of the Odfjell Drilling’s Deepsea Aberdeen on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The exercised options are planned to start in Q4 2025. The options have a value of approximately $121 million.
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May 21, 2024
A new report by Robert Gordon University (RGU) has revealed that the UK will fail to achieve a ‘just and fair’ energy transition by 2030 unless there is urgent alignment across the political spectrum to sustain UK offshore industry jobs, supply chain investments and the economic contribution of the workforce.
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May 20, 2024
Proven and probable reserves in the Belinda field are estimated at about 5 MMbbl of oil equivalent (80% oil). Production is scheduled to commence in 1Q2026 following the tie-back work to the Triton FPSO. 
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May 20, 2024
The contract covers crew change and transportation services from the Deepsea Yantai Rig to Shell’s Sola and Bergen bases. CHC will utilize an S-92 aircraft to support the rig.
News
May 15, 2024
Kent's responsibilities under this contract include the complete FEED design for the pipeline, tie-in spools, retrofit risers, and subsea power & fiber optics cable.
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May 14, 2024
In the more than two years since Russia invaded Ukraine, sending energy prices soaring, Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor has quietly picked up the crown that once belonged to Russia’s Gazprom PJSC. Norway now supplies 30% of the bloc’s gas; Gazprom provided about 35% of all Europe’s gas before the war.
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April 2024
Ensuring energy security: A call to action for Europe's future
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May 08, 2024
This year, the APA acreage will be expanded by a total of 37 bocks in the Barents Sea and the Norwegian Sea. Three of the additional blocks are in the northwest of the Norwegian Sea and 34 blocks are in the east of the Barents Sea.
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May 07, 2024
SLB OneSubsea will deliver the subsea production system which will include two subsea trees, a two-slot template, an umbilical, and a control system. Subsea7 will install the subsea production system and design and install the flowline systems, spools, and protection measures, including rock installation.
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May 06, 2024
The Eldfisk North Project comprises three 6-well subsea templates approximately 7 km from the Eldfisk Complex. The total resource potential is in the range of 50-90 MMboe, while total capital expenditure is estimated at almost $1.24 billion.
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May 06, 2024
Optime Subsea's second-generation ROCS has gradually become the new industry standard for well completion operations. Because it has eliminated the need for the umbilical, which traditionally connects the surface to the seabed for controlling the tubing hanger in subsea well completions, and the associated topside hydraulic control unit.
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May 03, 2024
The North Sea Transition Authority has announced the allocation of 31 new oil and gas licenses, marking a significant step towards reinforcing energy security in the UK, says Offshore Energies UK (OEUK).
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May 02, 2024
ROVOP, a global supplier of ROV services to the energy sector, has announced that it has been acquired by Chouest. The deal will bring greater resources and subsea expertise to the Aberdeen headquartered business.
News
May 01, 2024
The 23-month contract, part of the Elgin-Franklin Flare Gas Recovery System Project, will redirect gas that would have previously been flared through a new compressor system offshore to be treated and then reused.
News
April 30, 2024
The offshore oil and gas field is estimated to hold about 24 MMboe and will be tied back to the Brage platform, which started production in 1993.
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