Latest News for: Offshore infrastructure


Offshore Wind Port & Vessel Summit Urges for Sustained Federal Support

The Maritime Executive 05 Oct 2022
The Business Network for Offshore Wind, the leading non-profit working to accelerate offshore wind development and build a dedicated manufacturing supply chain in the United States, welcomed U.S ...Virginia’s workforce, infrastructure, and geography make it well positioned for offshore wind,” said Congressman Bobby Scott.

For offshore wind aspirations to become reality, transmission hurdles must be cleared

Victoria Advocate 05 Oct 2022
Until fairly recently, renewable energy advocates say there’s been less emphasis by policymakers and grid managers on transmission infrastructure upgrades and the comprehensive regional planning needed to make mass offshore wind a reality, though the federal government and states are starting to come to grips with the scope of the problem.

Wintershall Dea wins Norway carbon storage licence

Upstream Online 05 Oct 2022
Last August, Wintershall Dea and Norwegian oil major Equinor announced an agreement to jointly develop CCS infrastructure, including a 900-kilometre pipeline to connect CO2 collection sites in northern Germany to storage sites offshore Norway ... The licence is the fourth awarded so far for the storage of carbon offshore Norway.

Putin ally compares Nord Stream sabotage to CIA-backed attacks of 1980s

The Jakarta Post 05 Oct 2022
... Nord Stream offshore gas pipelines resembled the US Central Intelligence Agency-backed attacks on oil infrastructure in Nicaragua in 1983.

Floating wind farm in England launches Celtic Sea supply chain

Reuters 05 Oct 2022
South-West England has limited onshore infrastructure to support offshore wind and the project will help kickstart local and regional supply chains, including ports and service companies, James Brown, Managing Director of TwinHub, told Reuters Events ... Until now, UK offshore wind ...

Top EU official vows to ‘stress test’ pipelines after leaks

San Francisco Chronicle 05 Oct 2022
BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Union’s executive arm vowed Wednesday to introduce checks on key EU infrastructure, including energy, after the suspected sabotage of natural-gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea ... “This then should be followed by other high-risk sectors, such as the offshore digital and electricity infrastructure.”.

Noble Corporation completes divestment of five jackups

Longview News-Journal 05 Oct 2022
("Shelf Drilling") for cash proceeds of $375 million as part of the recently completed business combination with Maersk Drilling.� As previously disclosed in the June 23, 2022 Remedy Rigs sale announcement, all onshore and offshore related staff, support and infrastructure ...

THALIA PETOUSIS: Why the commodity boom cannot be counted on to see us through tough times

Business Day 05 Oct 2022
... offshore monetary and fiscal stimuli and a phenomenal rise in central bank balance sheets and money supply ... Load-shedding, strikes and weak port and rail infrastructure are undoubtedly weighing on mining production and also raising the barriers to get contracted volumes offshore.

�rsted Implements New Organizational Structure to Deliver Industry-Leading Clean Energy Solutions

Victoria Advocate 04 Oct 2022
Onshore and Offshore businesses integrated as one new Americas region and led by Executive Vice President and CEO David Hardy ... In the United States, �rsted is bringing together its land-based and offshore wind clean energy businesses as one new organization, the Americas region, led by Executive Vice President and CEO David Hardy.

Ireland to step up security around offshore pipelines after Nord Stream sabotage

Belfast Telegraph 04 Oct 2022
Ireland is to step up security around its offshore pipeline infrastructure after the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipeline under the Baltic Sea, the Minister for Defence has said.

Amplify Energy gets federal approval to repair pipeline linked to 2021 oil spill

Orange County Register 04 Oct 2022
“It is well past time,” he said, “to decommission California’s offshore oil and gas infrastructure, and this irresponsible permit is a step in the wrong direction.” ... It’s unclear what role, if any, that lawsuit could play in Amplify’s bid to resume local offshore operations.

Planning Inspectorate accepts Equinor’s application for Sheringham Shoal, Dudgeon extensions

Renewables Now 04 Oct 2022
The UK Planning Inspectorate has accepted for review Equinor ASA’s (NYSE.EQNR) application for the proposed extensions to its existing Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms in UK waters ... assessments for the additional turbines and related transmission infrastructure.

Norway Steps Up Security for Offshore Oil and Gas

The Maritime Executive 04 Oct 2022
With the help of its NATO allies, the government of Norway is stepping up the security presence around the nation's oil and gas infrastructure, offshore and onshore ... Any damage to Norwegian gas production or export infrastructure could have serious ramifications for these nations' economies, and for the EU as a whole.

Why Russia (probably) blew up the Nord Stream pipeline: To send a message that Europe is vulnerable

Hot Air 04 Oct 2022
In a letter sent to gas field operators on September 23, four days before the explosions, Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority had already called for “increased vigilance.” On September 27, Norway decided to raise its security level around its offshore infrastructure.

Siemens Energy, Aker Solutions formalise jobs on Vattenfall's Norfolk Boreas

Renewables Now 03 Oct 2022
Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall AB said today it has signed a contract with Germany's Siemens Energy AG (ETR.ENR) and Norway’s Aker Solutions ASA (FRA.1AKA) for the supply of grid connection infrastructure for its 1.4-GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm in the UK.

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