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  • Satellites to Track Emissions at Facility Level

    Efforts to identify and attribute global emissions will get a boost from satellites to be launched by a consortium including Carbon Mapper, the State of California, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Planet Labs Inc.   Data collected by the satellites will pinpoint and measure sources…

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  • BP to retire ‘iconic’ UK deep-water FPSO

    UK supermajor BP has suspended production from the Foinaven field offshore UK and will be retiring the floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) unit working on the field due to a series of safety issues.   BP said that it informed the staff of its…

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  • Germany’s Uniper May Turn Coal Plant Site into Hydrogen Hub

    German utility Uniper is studying the conversion of its coal-fired power plant site at Wilhelmshaven on Germany’s North Sea coast into an import and electrolysis hub to tap into emerging demand for “green” hydrogen.   Policymakers in Europe aim to produce green hydrogen from renewable…

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  • CGG data supports gas potential at Judith offshore Australia

    Emperor Energy has completed an agreement with CGG to purchase a licence for new 3D seismic data in the Gippsland basin offshore southeast Australia.   This covers the Judith gas field and the Greater Judith Structure: CGG acquired the data last year as part of…

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  • Conbit opens offshore support branch in Malaysia

    Mammoet subsidiary Conbit has opened its Asia/Pacific hub in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.   The office will provide the following specialist services:   offshore and onshore flare tip replacements   flare stack and guy wire maintenance services   offshore rigging and lifting engineering and operations  …

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  • Chevron Joins Offshore Wind Bandwagon

    Chevron Corporation’s venture capital arm and Moreld Ocean Wind has agreed to invest in Ocergy Inc’s development and commercialisation of floating offshore wind turbines.   The investment by Chevron Technology Ventures is its first in offshore wind. The size of the investments weren’t disclosed. Floating…

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  • Johan Sverdrup P2 platform module sets sail for Norway

    Two years after the first steel was cut, the giant main support frame (MSF) module for the Johan Sverdrup P2 platform left Aibel’s yard in Thailand.   Aibel said on the 11th April that the Johan Sverdrup MSF module left Thailand on the 7th April…

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  • PipeChina building Tianjin-Hebei gas pipeline

    China Oil & Gas Piping Network Corporation (PipeChina) has begun building a 6.6 billion cu m/year natural gas pipeline from Tianjin to Xiong’an New Area, Hebei Province.   The 413.5-km, 43.5-inch OD line will cost US$1.31 billion.   The pipeline will move gas from the…

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