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  • How Might Oil and Gas Fare Under a Biden Admin?

    Veteran energy consultant Matthew Veazey offers his perspective on what a Biden administration could mean for the oil and gas industry.   Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden’s stance on the issue of hydraulic fracturing has been unclear. During a debate with then-rival US Senator Bernie…

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  • Bosch Rexroth and Barge Master reveal new autonomous landing system

    Bosch Rexroth and Barge Master have introduced a new autonomous landing system for motion compensated gangways.   The system is said to automatically attach the landing to the required site without the need for manual input through a combination of radar technology, cameras and sensors….

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  • Gaz-System awards Baltic Pipe support contract

    Polish natural gas transmission system operator Gaz-System SA has awarded Nova People – together with its subcontractors Fulkrum Technical Resources (UK) and PUI EKO-INWEST SA (Poland) – a contract to provide specialised personnel to support survey, construction, and inspection for both offshore pipelay and landfall…

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  • RSG, Aria Energy and BP Partner on New Renewable Energy Project

    Republic Services (NYSE: RSG) and energy partners Aria Energy and BP (NYSE: BP) have announced the start-up of a landfill-gas-to-renewable-natural-gas (RNG) project at South Shelby Landfill. The project directly supports Republic’s commitment to send 50 percent more landfill gas to beneficial reuse by 2030.  …

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  • Indonesia sanctions offshore Paus Biru gas plan

    ndonesia’s upstream regulator SKK Migas has approved the plan of development for the Paus Biru gas field in the offshore Sampang PSC.   Santos operates the field, which was discovered in December 2018.   According to partner Cue Energy, production will come from a single…

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  • UK decommissioning costs continue downward trend

    Britain’s offshore oil and gas decommissioning costs have fallen by 2% to £48 billion (US$63.6 billion), according to the latest estimate from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).   Its “UKCS Decommissioning Cost Estimate 2020” shows that total decommissioning costs across the sector have come…

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  • Insurance Jottings

    Wakashio shipowners pollution liability for Mauritius oil spill capped at US$66 million The amount insurers of Nagashiki – the owner of MV Wakashio – will be liable to compensate for pollution following the vessel’s grounding off the coast of Mauritius is limited to US$66.3 million….

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  • US and Norway Sign Energy Deal

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) announced on the 18th August that it has formalised its partnership with the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy to strengthen cooperation in offshore mineral, oil and gas and wind energy activities.   The Deputy Secretary of the…

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  • Ampelmann to provide two gangways to Shell

    Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed a three-year contract with a subsidiary of oil major Shell for work in Asia Pacific.   Ampelmann said on the 19th August that the contract was awarded by Brunei Shell Petroleum.   According to the company, Ampelmann will…

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