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  • Norway Plans Deep Cuts to Oil Loadings

    Norway may not officially be part of the OPEC+ alliance to curb oil supply in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, but next month it looks like the Scandinavian country will do its bit toward helping the producer alliance to avert a global glut of…

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  • Petrofac and SOCAR JV wins BP deal in Azerbaijan

    In a joint venture with the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), Petrofac, has secured a contract to provide BP Azerbaijan with international payroll and personnel support services including training services.   Petrofac said on the 10th August that the five-year contract,…

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  • Borssele III & IV produces first power

    Blauwwind has reached first power at the Borssele III & IV wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.   Located 22 km (14 miles) off the coast of the province of Zeeland, the first turbine now generates electricity and supplies energy to the Dutch grid….

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  • Voltaire to debut at Dogger Bank offshore the UK

    SSE Renewables and Equinor have contracted Jan De Nul Group to transport and install the GE Haliade-X wind turbines at Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B in the UK North Sea.   This will be the first assignment for Jan De Nul’s jack-up installation…

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  • Bentley Motors Looks to the Future of Electric Drive

    Bentley Motors has announced a three-year research study which promises to transform electric vehicle powertrains, utilising a fully integrated, free from rare-earth magnet e-axle which supports electric vehicle architectures.   This reinforces Bentley’s ambition to lead sustainable luxury mobility and introduce the first fully electric…

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  • Bluewater Awards FPSO Contract

    Remazel Engineering has reported  that it has won a contract from Bluewater to supply the complete mooring and riser pull-in system for the Jotun floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) upgrade.   As Rigzone reported in June, the Jotun FPSO is undergoing upgrades for the…

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  • Pioneering Spirit removes Tyra East and West platforms

    Allseas’ heavy lift vessel Pioneering Spirit has removed the Tyra East and Tyra West integrated processing and accommodation platforms.   In early August, Allseas’ vessel Pioneering Spirit removed the 14,000-tonne and 7,780-tonne topsides at Tyra East and Tyra West as the final part of the…

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  • Chevron announces first 100 percent renewable base oil production

    Chevron Products Company and Novvi LLC have announced the first production of 100% renewable base oil from Novvi’s Deer Park, Houston Facility.   ‘As part of our aim to find more reliable, affordable and ever-cleaner solutions that scale, Chevron remains committed to our investment in…

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