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  • Qatar Drilling Contract Goes to Valaris

    North Oil Company has awarded Valaris Limited a three-year rig contract for operations offshore Qatar, Valaris reported on the 22nd June.   The contract secures the VALARIS JU-110 heavy-duty jack-up rig, Valaris noted in a written statement e-mailed to Rigzone.   The firm added that…

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  • Vestas Secures Largest Order Ever in France

    TTR Energy has placed a 122 MW order for the Sud Marne wind park, to be located in Marne department, France.   The contract includes the transport, supply and installation of 30 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, some of which to be delivered in 4.0 MW…

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  • West Coast Greets ‘Cleaner’ Pipe Conversion

    Between the California towns of Paramount and Carson, about 40 miles south of Los Angeles, a pipeline which once shipped crude oil from the former to the latter is another step closer to transporting hydrogen gas instead.   Surprisingly enough, to me anyway, is that…

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  • Pros and Cons of ESG Programmes in the Oil and Gas Industry

    With the energy transition underway, many companies are moving toward greener operations.   In the oil and gas industry, environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) programmes are especially complex; but, maintaining strong partnerships with the supply chain and local communities is key.   “Today, the…

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  • DNV to study CCS pipeline material offshore Netherlands

    DNV has won the contract for the carbon capture and storage (CCS) pipeline materials study from Neptune Energy to assess the fracture and suitability of offshore pipelines for re-use in CO2 transport.   In the first phase, DNV will identify suitable approaches to ductile fracture…

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