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  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The new High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) submarine cable system interconnecting Norway and Denmark, Skagerrak 4, has been officially inaugurated and ready for commercial operation. The realisation of Skagerrak 4 had been agreed upon by the Danish and the Norwegian transmission grid operators Energinet.dk and Statnett in November 2009, in order to increase the capacity of the […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    ABB has successfully commissioned a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link between Norway and Denmark to increase availability of renewable hydroelectric and wind power in the region’s electricity grid. At 500 kilovolts (kV), the Skagerrak 4 link sets a new record in transmission voltage using Voltage Source Converters (VSC). The converters rely on semiconductors to convert […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Storage

    ABB has successfully commissioned a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link between Norway and Denmark to increase availability of renewable hydroelectric and wind power in the region’s electricity grid. At 500 kilovolts (kV), the Skagerrak 4 link sets a new record in transmission voltage using Voltage Source Converters (VSC). The converters rely on semiconductors to convert […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    ABB has commissioned the upgrade of the control and protection system of the Skagerrak 3 HVDC link between Norway and Denmark. The installation and commissioning time was only four weeks to minimize outage time. In addition to the system upgrade, the delivery included control of the bipolar configuration of Skagerrak 3 and Skagerrak 4. The […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Storage

    ABB has successfully commissioned a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link between Norway and Denmark to increase availability of renewable hydroelectric and wind power in the region’s electricity grid. At 500 kilovolts (kV), the Skagerrak 4 link sets a new record in transmission voltage using Voltage Source Converters (VSC). The converters rely on semiconductors to convert […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Storage

      The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian grid operator Statnett have signed a loan totalling NOK 1,300 million (EUR 165 million) for the partial financing of the new subsea cable between Norway and Denmark and the upgrade of Statnett’s existing cable across the Oslofjord. The 16-year-maturity loan will help finance the construction of […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Nexans Norway is starting installation of the first section of Beatrice offshore wind farm export cable. The installation will begin with the pull in and laydown of the first 33km section of the export cable from the nearshore area close to Portgordon. The work will be carried out using the cable laying vessel Skagerrak, which […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian grid operator Statnett have signed a loan totalling NOK 1,300 million (EUR 165 million) for the partial financing of the new subsea cable between Norway and Denmark and the upgrade of Statnett’s existing cable across the Oslofjord. The 16-year-maturity loan will help finance the construction of […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    DeepOcean, based in Darlington, announces the successful project completion of a recent pre-cut trenching contract with Statnett & Energinet.dk. The pre-cut trenching workscope on Skagerrak 4 HVDC Submarine Interconnector project was completed on time, on budget and with a successful HSE record. DeepOcean provided the engineering and project management for the project in Denmark, including […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Equipment

    The first of North America’s two submarine electricity cables has arrived in Atlantic Canada onboard the cable laying vessel the Skagerrak. Integral to Emera’s Maritime Link Project, these cables each measure 170 km and weigh 5,500 tonnes . The first cable was manufactured in Halden, Norway, while the second cable, which is expected to arrive […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Det norske oljeselskap AS, operator of the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea, has completed the drilling of three appraisal wells, 16/1-22 S, 16/1-22 A and 16/1-22 B. The field is located in the central part of the North Sea and was proven in 2008. According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), the size of […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Norway’s GMC Maritime has secured a contract with subsea cable specialist Nexans in connection with the planned renewal of class and various upgrades of its cable laying vessel Nexans Skagerrak. The work scope, which is performed by GMC Maritime’s shipyard on Buøy in Stavanger, includes docking in connection with class inspection, maintenance and upgrading of various […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Clinton Marine Survey and AquaBiota are set to begin the survey of the Natura 2000-area called ‘Bratten’ in Skagerrak. The survey was commissioned by Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM), and will include habitat mapping in Bratten. The area is located in the central of Skagerrak between Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The collected […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Exploration & Production

    MOL Norge has made an oil and gas discovery near the Balder field in the North Sea offshore Norway. 

  • 11 January 2016
    Project & Tenders

    iSURVEY has been awarded a multi-year frame agreement with Nexans Norway to provide navigation, positioning and survey support for its cable lay operations on board the ‘C/S Nexans Skagerrak’. iSURVEY will provide services including positioning and monitoring during cable lay and trenching operations, together with as-trenched and as-laid reporting and charting. Subsea positioning is to […]

  • 28 June 2010

    BG Norge AS, operator of production licence 297, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well 1/3-12 S. The well is located about 30 km northwest of the Ekofisk field in the southern part of the North Sea. The purpose of the well was to prove petroleum in reservoir rocks in the […]

  • 2 August 2012

    DeepOcean, based in Darlington, announces the successful project completion of a recent pre-cut trenching contract with Statnett & Energinet.dk. The pre-cut trenching workscope on Skagerrak 4 HVDC Submarine Interconnector project was completed on time, on budget and with a successful HSE record. DeepOcean provided the engineering and project management for the project in Denmark, including […]

  • 8 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 303, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 15/6-12, located about 12 kilometres north of Sleipner Vest in the central part of the North Sea. The purpose of the well was to prove petroleum in Middle Jurassic reservoir rocks (the Hugin formation). The secondary exploration target was […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil has failed to find oil in its latest North Sea exploration well. The wildcat well 16/7-11, is located in the production licence 72 B in the North Sea, offshore Norway. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) granted Statoil a drilling permit for well on August 12. The well was drilled approximately 10 […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Project & Tenders

    GC Rieber Shipping (RISH) has agreed a charter extension for the CSV Polar King with Nexans Skagerrak, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexans Norway. The charter for the vessel was extended by four months. The extended period will be in direct continuation of the ongoing charter, which started in January 2017. In addition to the […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Storage

    High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cable system interconnecting Norway and Denmark has been inaugurated. Prysmian was awarded the contract for the land HVDC cable system for the Skagerrak 4 interconnection between Norway and Denmark worth approximately € 40 million by the Danish transmission grid operator Energinet.dk in January 2011. The contract comprises the supply, jointing […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Storage

    Nexans is scheduled to carry out the pull-in of the export cable 1.2 to the first Offshore Transformer Module (OTM)  at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site. The works are scheduled to start on 24 February and to be completed by 2 March.