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  • Wave energy device could power subsea equipment, ROVs

    Mocean Energy is seeking partners to further development of its Seabase technology which uses energy from ocean waves to power subsea equipment.   The start-up company has attracted funds of £200,000 (US$249,000) from Scottish Enterprise and the Oil & Gas Technology Centre in Aberdeen for…

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  • Three Oil, Natural Gas, and Electricity Trends

    As a new season is now upon us, Fall is just like Spring: they both retain shoulder months where energy demand is lower than cold Winter and hot Summer.   Here are just a few points on US energy use patterns by month which have…

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  • West Virginia Emerging as a Natural Gas Powerhouse

    As it turns out, Pennsylvania is not the only Marcellus shale state with amazing production results.   Long a mainstay of US coal production, neighbour West Virginia has quickly become the seventh largest US natural gas producer.   Since the shale revolution took flight in…

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  • Hurricane spuds third and final Greater Warwick well

    Hurricane Energy has started drilling the third and final well in its Greater Warwick Area campaign located in the West of Shetland area off the UK.   According to Hurricane’s statement, the 204/30b-A (Warwick West) well was spudded on the 24th September, using the Transocean Leader…

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  • Damen overhauls DEME jack-up installation vessel

    Damen Verolme Rotterdam has completed a major refit of DEME’s DP-2 heavy-lift jack-up installation vessel Innovation.   The vessel spent several months in the Verolme shipyard undergoing renewal of its aft leg sections and an overhaul of its jacking motors.   The Innovation measures 147.5…

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  • ArtesMoble Presents the World’s First Smart Solar Table

    Spanish luxury furniture brand ArtesMoble presented this week the world’s first smart solar table, which generates clean electric energy and charges electronic devices while you relax.   The innovation was a presented during the Valencia International Furniture and Lighting Fair, Habitat.   Technically, the ArtesMoble…

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  • Yakaar-2 appraisal well confirms world-scale gas resource offshore Senegal

    Kosmos Energy has announced that the BP-operated Yakaar-2 appraisal well has encountered approximately 30 metres of net gas pay in similar high-quality Cenomanian reservoir to the Yakaar-1 exploration well, continuing the 100 percent success rate of wells targeting the inboard Mauritania/Senegal gas trend.   Yakaar-2 was…

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