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  • Gas Industry Highlighting Its Own ‘Greener’ Alternatives

    On Valentine’s Day, the Los Angeles Times published a full-page feature on clean energy which cited a number of other states that are keeping a close eye on California and its aggressive climate change mitigation measures, including the goal of eliminating fossil fuel use in the state by 2050….

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  • Harland & Wolff to build NnG jackets

    Saipem has contracted Harland & Wolff to fabricate and load-out eight jacket foundations for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland.   The work is expected to start on the 1st July 2021 at its newly acquired Methil facilities in Scotland, and create…

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  • More trials planned for subsea wave power system

    Wave power developer Mocean Energy and energy storage specialist EC-OG are working with Chrysaor, Modus, OGTC, and Baker Hughes on a wave-powered renewable energy system for subsea equipment.   The programme will aim to demonstrate how wave power, coupled with underwater energy storage, can cost-effectively…

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  • A New Use for Orphaned Oil and Gas Wells?

    How best to reduce the massive backlog of idle oil and gas wells with unknown or insolvent operators, better known as orphan oil and gas wells, has been a prominent topic in the United States lately.   The Biden administration, for instance, has proposed spending…

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  • In focus: Piecing together the energy transition puzzle

    The multifaceted offshore energy sector is currently going through a major change with the energy transition and sustainability as a driving force. Offshore Energy website has been delivering news coverage from seven different industry sectors under one roof for over a year now. Although different,…

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  • TC Energy Seeking Renewable Energy to Power Pipelines

    TC Energy Corporation is seeking, through a Request for Information (RFI), to identify potential contract and/or investment opportunities in wind energy projects which could generate up to 2,500,000 megawatt hours per year or 620 megawatts of zero-carbon energy to meet the electricity needs for a…

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  • Reconnaissance discovers petroleum system in Kavango basin, Namibia

    Reconnaissance Energy Africa Ltd (ReconAfrica) has discovered a working conventional petroleum system in Kavango basin, north-east Namibia, based on data from the 6-2 well, the first of a three-well drilling programme.   Well 6-2’s sample log shows over 200 metres of oil and natural gas…

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