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  • Jan De Nul sells jack-up vessel

    Jan De Nul Group has sold the jack-up installation vessel Taillevent to an undisclosed buyer.   The sale includes the vessel only, with the crew deployed to its other vessels.   During her time with the company, the 2011-built Taillevent executed offshore wind projects in…

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  • Jacobs to Lead Key Decommissioning Projects at Dounreay Nuclear Site

    Jacobs has been selected to lead two decommissioning projects at the Dounreay nuclear site in Scotland which Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) estimates to have a combined value of US$15.9 million (£11.2 million).   Jacobs will upgrade the ventilation systems for the Prototype Fast Reactor…

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  • UGI and Synthica Energy Partner to Develop Renewable Natural Gas

    Hamilton RNG Holdings has announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to develop innovative food waste digester projects to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) in Ohio and Kentucky.   Hamilton RNG is a joint venture owned by a subsidiary of UGI Energy Services (UGIES),…

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  • Insurance Jottings

    Forgotten Oil and Gas Wells Lingering, Leaking Toxic Chemicals Rusted pipes litter the sandy fields of Ashley Williams Watt’s cattle ranch in windswept West Texas. The corroded skeletons are all which remain of hundreds of abandoned oil wells which were drilled long before her family…

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  • People in the News

    Aon bolsters London power team with Swiss Re CorSo’s Waller Aon has added to its expansive London-based power team with the hire of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions’ Lindsay Waller.   Oneglobal Broking hires BMS’ Bowring as head of energy casualty Oneglobal Broking has appointed George…

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  • Enersea inks FEED deal with Petrogas offshore Netherlands

    Enersea has secured a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract with Petrogas E&P Netherlands for the development of the A15 and B10 gas fields.   These fields, located in the northern area of the Dutch North Sea, are part of the AB Stage 2+ project….

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  • Texas Oil and Gas Sector Strengthening

    The Texas oil and gas industry is strengthening after last year’s downturn.   That’s what the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO) President, Ed Longanecker, said in an organisation statement which was sent to Rigzone on the 4th August.   In the statement,…

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  • Floating wind development could incorporate green hydrogen

    Simply Blue Energy and Subsea 7, the consortium behind the proposed 200-MW Salamander floating wind project, have signed a memorandum of understanding for potential incorporation of ERM’s Dolphyn hydrogen technology.   The partners are also working with Scotland Gas Networks (SGN) to potentially integrate with…

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  • Cavendish Nuclear Awarded £10 Million Hinkley Point A Contract

    Cavendish Nuclear has been awarded a circa £10 million contract which will provide Magnox’s Hinkley Point A site in Somerset with the capability to process and package Solid Intermediate Level Waste (ILW).   The contract award is for the Concrete Box Loading Facility (CBLF)  …

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  • Senator Introduces Bill Amendment in Hopes of Restarting Keystone XL

    US Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) has introduced an amendment to the US$1 trillion infrastructure bill which could result in restarting the Keystone Pipeline, her office has announced.   “If Joe Biden cared about infrastructure, he would restart the Keystone XL Pipeline,” said Senator Blackburn. “Instead,…

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