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    Miller hires WTW’s Newland and forms renewables unit Miller has established a renewable energy unit and hired Willis Towers Watson (WTW) veteran Rhys Newland to lead the platform in the newly created role of head of renewable energy and environmental technology.   Lancashire continues marine…

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  • Suriname shows potential to become next oil hot spot, GlobalData says

    Recent exploratory success offshore Suriname, where several discoveries have been made in 2020, shows promise to become an oil production hot spot in the near to mid-term, according to GlobalData. The energy data and analytics company noted that block operators TotalEnergies and Apache Corporation awarded…

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  • How Will USA Oil Production Evolve to 2023?

    US crude oil supply will only marginally increase this summer.   That’s according to Rystad Energy’s latest analysis, which forecasts that US crude output is forecast to grow by 60,000 barrels per day to 11.51 million barrels per day (MMbpd) in July and remain at…

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  • Ampelmann unveils electric gangway system

    Ampelmann has launched an electric version of its A-type gangway system.   The company has replaced the traditional hydraulic power train with an electric regenerative actuation.   The electric A-type system is now fully operational after undergoing trials on the support vessel Horizon Star at…

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  • Norway’s Pipeline Sector Continues to Grow

    Norway has benefited from North Sea oil and gas for over half a century. At the start of 2021, Norway was the world’s third-largest gas exporter and fifteenth biggest oil producer after Qatar, reported the BP “Statistical Review of World Energy 2020.”   Last year,…

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  • Biden Admin Expects USA Coal Output Boom

    The surging, post-pandemic US economy is driving an unexpected boom in coal, the latest sign that demand for the dirtiest fossil fuel remains resilient.   American coal production this year will swell 15% to meet stronger demand for electricity at home and abroad, according to the US…

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  • Eni applies to US$1.4 billion UK CCS development fund

    Italian oil major Eni has applied to a UK Government tender process for funds for the development of carbon capture and storage projects.   Eni said on the 9th July that it submitted to the ‘Cluster Sequencing for Carbon Capture Usage and Storage Deployment: Phase…

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  • UK/US study assesses wake steering for floating wind

    DNV is leading a research project in Britain funded by Innovate UK, in cooperation with the US National Offshore Wind Research & Development Consortium (NOWRDC).   The programme, which will continue through March 2023, is investigating the use of wake steering on floating wind farms….

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