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  • 13 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    TTS Energy AS has on the 12th of January 2012 signed the contract for delivery of two complete wellhead platform drilling units with  OSX WHP 1&2 Leasing B.V, a subsidiary of OSX S.A of Brazil The 2 units are to be delivered Q2 and Q3 2013. The scope of work will be performed jointly by […]

  • 3 March 2014

    Police Scotland revealed the name of the oil worker who died following an incident on the Harding Platform in the North Sea as George Bartlett, aged 62. Bartlett was from the Shotts, West Lothian area. His family have released the following statement: “George was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be sorely missed by […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business developments & projects

    The shipbreaking industry in the Indian sub-continent is starting to exhibit some signs of phased reopening following weeks of shutdowns caused by the Coronavirus. However, the reopening doesn’t mean the pandemic is over, far from it, as the subcontinent continues experiencing infection cases. What is more, India reported a spike in daily infection cases that […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    BlueTec Texel Platform modules nearing completion at port of Amsterdam, February 23, 2015. The modules are being produced at Niron Staal Amsterdam B.V., a specialized steel construction and machining company located in the port of Amsterdam. This will be the first floating tidal platform that will feed the electricity into the Dutch grid. The project […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Human Capital, Safety, Vessels

    One third of shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh never closed down during the lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, NGO Shipbreaking Platform said in its latest report on shipbreaking practices in South Asia. As explained, this has led to workers being exposed to the risk of contracting the virus and spreading it […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Rules & Regulation

    Ships regardless of their flag should not be allowed to call at any EU port without a ship recycling license to incentivise sustainable ship recycling, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform cited a report from the European Commission. The report, written by Ecorys, classification society DNV-GL and the Erasmus University School of Law, looks into the possibility of […]

  • 21 October 2014

    The image shows two platforms located in the Golden Eagle and Peregrine fields resting in the sun taken from offshore supply vessel Ocean Tay. Nexen Petroleum’s Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) project includes development of the Golden Eagle and Peregrine fields located in blocks 20/1, 20/1N and 14/26a of the North Sea, about 110km northeast […]

  • 4 February 2013

    A collision of two FPSOs occurred on Saturday at the Honorio Bicalho shipyard in Brazil due to bad weather, according to Reuters. The FPSOs were under construction at the shipyard when they broke free of their moorings and collided. The owner of the FPSOs, Petrobras, said that the company will conduct an inspection to assess […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Hexicon AB have secured new funds for the development of their floating offshore wind platform by receiving SEK 25 million (approx. € 2.7 million) through an oversubscribed issue of new shares. The share issue amounted to SEK 20 million (approx. € 2.2 million), and the company’s Board has decided to execute an over-subscription option that amounted to […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Exploration & Production

    The clock is ticking for the interested parties to submit their bids to acquire Petrobras’ production platform – the P 27. To remind, Petrobras in April launched a tender notice inviting bids for the unit, with a deadline for sealed bids set at July 19, 18:00 o’clock Rio de Janeiro time. The Brazilian oil company […]

  • 13 May 2009

    Siemens Energy has awarded a major contract to supply the second substation platform for the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm to McNulty Offshore Construction, based in South Shields, South Tyneside. The multi-million pound project began in January this year and is expected to be completed in May 2010. Specialising in offshore fabrication for the oil […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Human Capital

    The strict lockdown measures across South Asia aimed at curbing the COVID-19 pandemic have also shut down the shipbreaking facilities in India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. The worst hit by the lockdown measures are migrant workers who became stuck away from home still pending their March salaries and some even deprived of access to food, according […]

  • 7 June 2019

    The platform supply vessel Sjøborg crashed into Equinor operated Statfjord A platform on Friday, 7 June at 01:55 Norwegian time.

  • 7 November 2018
    Storage

    Belgian utility Elia has shared a video showing the installation of the jacket foundation for the Offshore Switchyard Platform (OSY) in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 5 October 2016

    The NGO Shipbreaking Platform has called on the European Commission, the European Parliament and Member States to support the introduction of a financial incentive that will enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in line with the standard set by the European Ship Recycling Regulation. The Platform asked the EC to develop a legislative proposal in […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Hexicon AB have secured new funds for the development of their floating offshore wind platform by receiving SEK 25 million (approx. € 2.7 million) through an oversubscribed issue of new shares. The share issue amounted to SEK 20 million (approx. € 2.2 million), and the company’s Board has decided to execute an over-subscription option that amounted to […]

  • 17 October 2017

    U.S. Coast Guard has called off a search and rescue mission for a worker who went missing after a platform explosion on a Lake Pontchartrain, near Kenner, Louisiana, on Sunday. According to a statement by Jefferson Parish, the missing worker has been identified as 44-year-old Timothy Morrison of Katy, Texas. After saturating the search area […]

  • 28 July 2010

    An offshore oil platform that has been towed into Darwin Harbour for repairs, apparently it will be here for a month or two.

  • 27 November 2017
    Equipment

    Taqa has shut down its Harding platform in the UK North Sea, and removed non-essential workers due to power issues and water leak. In a statement sent on Monday to Offshore Energy Today, a Taqa spokesperson said the company had shut down the platform on Tuesday November 21, as a result of a main power generation […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    A technological consortium, led by the Government of the Canary Islands and the Ministry of Economy, has anchored the PLOCAN offshore platform to the seabed off Canary Islands, Spain.

  • 18 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) cancelled the procedure to select an operator of the FINO 2 research platform. BMWi sad the tendering procedure was cancelled because none of the offers received met the required conditions. The Ministry did not say if the tendering procedure will be repeated. The FINO 2 […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Environment, Exploration & Production, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Offshore energy research and advisory firm Axiom has studied how the electrification of platforms can have a meaningful impact on the carbon intensity of offshore oil and gas production. The above chart highlights Axiom’s view on how the 2020-2024 fixed production market has evolved through February to June 2020. Recent market conditions have pushed operators […]