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  • 25 December 2017

    Japan’s Inpex said it will give up the two offshore blocks in Indonesia as the current production sharing contracts for oil and natural gas expire at the end of the year. 

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Oceaneering has been awarded a contract for comprehensive riserless light well intervention services offshore Angola in Blocks 18 and 31 by oil major BP.

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    Block Island is no longer powered by diesel generators after the Block Island Power Company transferred the Island’s electrical system to Deepwater Wind’s 30MW Block Island Wind Farm, the first offshore wind farm in US waters.

  • 26 July 2016

    The construction of America’s first offshore wind farm – the 30MW Block Island – has entered the final stage with the majority of the turbine components already delivered to the Port of Providence and ready to be installed, Gina Raimondo, Governor of Rhode Island, heard during her visit to the port on Monday, 25 July. Governor Raimondo […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program. Rhode Island Sea Grant will use the funds to continue work on the state’s Shellfish Management Plan. In […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program. Rhode Island Sea Grant will use the funds to continue work on the state’s Shellfish Management Plan. In […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trinity, an independent E&P company focused on Trinidad and Tobago, has been unable to extend the term of its agreement to complete the purchase of 80% interests in Blocks 1(a) & 1(b), offshore Trinidad, from Centrica. Trinity explained that consequently, the Sale & Purchase Agreement between Trinity and two subsidiaries of Centrica has been terminated. […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Neon Energy Limited has announced that the Company’s farmout of  Vietnamese exploration blocks 120 and 105-110/04 (“105”) to Eni Vietnam B.V. (“Eni”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Eni SpA, has received the full and final approval of Petrovietnam and the Government of Vietnam. The key commercial terms of the farmout are as follows: 1. Neon […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Vessels

    All the grand blocks for Nexans’ cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora have been assembled at the CRIST hull yard in Poland. According to Nexans, work tasks such as some steelwork, outfitting and paintwork now need to be carried out before the hull can be towed to Ulstein Verft in Norway for finalizing. Nexans Aurora is […]

  • 12 September 2019

    Talos Energy has received a two-year contract term extension as well as regulatory approvals for additional exploration activities on Block 7, located in the offshore portion of Mexico’s prolific Sureste Basin.

  • 6 December 2016

    Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm, has finished the testing phase and will be officially put into operation this month. However, this will be done with four out of the total five turbines running, as turbine number 2 has broken down. The turbine failure was discovered during a test run in early […]

  • 24 July 2015

    The rough sea is proving too much for what it is to be the US first offshore wind farm offshore Block Island. Due to the bad weather, which is expected to last longer than anticipated, Deepwater Wind has decided to dock the barge carrying turbine foundations off a pier in the Quonset Business Park to […]

  • 28 July 2015

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper joined Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, the state’s congressional delegation and representatives of Deepwater Wind – the project developers – in celebrating an historic “steel in the water” milestone for America’s first commercial scale offshore wind […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Malaysia’s state controlled oil and gas company Petronas yesteday issued a statement in response to media writings on the company’s possible acquisition of OGX ’s interest in the Tubarao Martelo oil block in Brazil’s Campos Basin. Petronas denied the media speculation saying: “Petronas has not entered into any agreement with OGX or any other party with […]

  • 26 March 2014

    Myanmar has awarded 20 blocks to international oil companies as part of its Myanmar Offshore Blocks Bidding Round 2013. The Asian country’s energy ministry awarded ten shallow water blocks and ten deepwater blocks to the following oil majors: Statoil, Eni, Shell, Total,  ConocoPhillips, BG Group, and Woodside Energy. UK’s oil and gas producer BG Group, […]

  • 11 February 2020

    Associations object to CBER’s inclusion in the EU Commission’s 2020 Work Programme.

  • 19 April 2019

    ExxonMobil has made a new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well, marking the 13th discovery on the Stabroek Block.

  • 4 July 2016

    The submarine cable connecting the first American offshore wind farm to Block Island has been installed. National Grid has completed the landing of a subsea cable between the Rhode Island mainland and Block Island, with inter-array cabling scheduled to be done this month.  National Grid’s sea2shore cable will bring power generated by Deepwater Wind’s five-turbine Block Island Wind Farm to the mainland […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind, the US wind energy developer, has fully financed its Block Island project, reaching financial close on more than $290 million in project financing. Mandated Lead Arrangers Societe Generale and KeyBank National Association provided the funding for the wind farm. With these major agreements, Deepwater Wind has now secured all debt and equity funding needed […]

  • 27 July 2015

    The first jacket foundation has been installed three miles (4.8 km) off the Block Island coast yesterday afternoon representing the first steel in the water for Deepwater Wind’s 30 MW project. According to CEO Jeff Grybowski, the 400 ton lift was conducted by the floating barge crane, Weeks 533, as “smooth as silk.” Even though the […]

  • 27 July 2015

    The first jacket foundation has been installed three miles (4.8 km) off the Block Island coast yesterday afternoon representing the first steel in the water for Deepwater Wind’s 30 MW project. According to CEO Jeff Grybowski, the 400 ton lift was conducted by the floating barge crane, Weeks 533, as “smooth as silk.” Even though the […]

  • 31 July 2015

    Following the commencement of Block Island offshore wind farm construction, the developer was struck by a hazard. Namely, one of the barges being used during the construction hit the installed jacket foundation making a dent in one of four legs, writes The Providence Journal. “This is the kind of thing that can happen in construction […]