Offshore

Renewable Energy: Schottel Tidal Turbines Ready For Use

In the last months Schottel  successfully tested its hydrokinetic turbines in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. The full-scale tests included 260 operating hours under realistic conditions.

The Underwater Center Names Loudon Diver Trainer

Subsea training facility, The Underwater Center, Tasmania, has appointed a new Diver Trainer to support the increasing demand for its commercial diving courses.

Wind Could be 20 pct of Global Power by 2030

Installed wind capacity totalled 318 GW at end of 2013; could surge by 530 pct to 2,000 GW by 2030. Installed wind power capacity could swell by 530 percent to 2,

Total CEO Killed in Moscow Runway Accident

Private jet collided with snow plow during takeoff; Total's CEO a defender of Moscow policies. Insiders Boisseau and Pouyanne long seen as potential successors.

French Prosecutors Open Probe into Total's CEO Death

Paris prosecutors opened a manslaughter investigation following the death of Christophe de Margerie, the head of French oil group Total, in a plane crash in Russia,

Finances Delay Norway Oil Projects

Several Norwegian oil and gas projects with development plans due next year will be delayed because of high costs and technological challenges, while several will also go ahead,

Statoil: New Oil in the Grane Area

Statoil has together with PL169 partners proved new oil resources in the D-structure in the vicinity of the Grane field in the North Sea.   Well 25/8-18 S, drilled by the rig Transocean Leader,

Offshore Oil: Lamprell Completes Caspian Sea Drilling Unit

UAE-based Lamprell said that it completed construction of the second Caspian Sea jackup drilling rig, Mercury, for service in the Caspian Sea.   "I am delighted

Long Beach Port Honors OOCL Executive

  Andrew Tung, CEO and Managing Director of Orient Overseas Container Line, was presented today with the prestigious “Port Pilot Award” by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners.

Ocean Power Technologies to Deploy PB40 PowerBuoy Off New Jersey

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc., announced today that the PB40 PowerBuoy(R) fabricated for the WavePort Project has shipped from Santander, Spain to Bayonne, NJ

Salamander Energy Updates on SONA Transaction

  Salamander Energy said it has submitted a draft shareholder circular to the Financial Conduct Authority in relation to previously stated plans to divest of an interest in the Greater Bualuang Area.

Ocean Rig, Petrobras Agree to $1.1b Drill Ships Lease

Cyprus-based Ocean Rig UDW Inc said on Monday that it signed a $1.1 billion three-year contract with Brazil's state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, to

GAO: Ending Crude Export Ban Could Ease 'Price at the Pump'

As the energy profile of the U.S. continues to improve and evolve daily, fresh debate in favor of exporting oil and gas products -- which would have a significant impact on the U.

Rocksource Soars on Arctic Securities Bid

Norwegian brokerage Arctic Securities has been mandated by a financial investor to buy at least 20 percent of oil and gas explorer Rocksource at an 80 percent premium,

Songa Offshore Rig Suffers Engine Failure

Norwegian offshore driller Songa Offshore suffered an engine failures on its Songa Dee rig during a yard stay and the vessel will not leave the yard until Nov. 7,

Genel, Partners Find Oil off Morocco

Genel Energy and two partner firms said on Monday they had discovered oil off Morocco, giving a boost to the region whose oil and gas drilling results have so far been mixed.

Halliburton Profit Beats Street, N.America Drilling Strong

Halliburton Co, the world's No.2 oilfield services provider, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by buoyant shale drilling activity in North America.

Autonomous Technology for Offshore Wind Farm

  ASV Ltd in association with Planet Ocean Ltd, have received funding from the GROW:OffshoreWind initiative to investigate how the use of Autonomous Surface Vehicles

World’s 1st LNG Hybrid Barge Christened "Hummel"

  The world’s first LNG hybrid barge of Becker Marine Systems was christened with the name "Hummel" on October 18, 2014, at Grasbrook Quay in HafenCity Hamburg.

KBR, Daewoo win Eni FLNG FEED

  KBR Inc. announced today that the KD Consortium, consisting of KBR and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company, Ltd, has been awarded a front end engineering

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