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North Sea Energy Starts Bagpuss Site Survey

North Sea Energy Starts Bagpuss Site Survey

North Sea Energy Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary North Sea Energy (UK N02) Ltd. (NSE-2), has announced that the Bagpuss Site Survey has begun and should be completed in the next 7 days. The purpose of the survey is to collect high resolution digital seismic, soils data and a full range of environmental data that is required […]

RWE Dea Granted Two New Blocks Off Egypt

RWE Dea Granted Two New Blocks Off Egypt

RWE Dea has been awarded two new offshore concessions with operatorship by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC). The concessions are located in the Gulf of Suez, where the company is producing oil as operator for more than 30 years. Dea will become operator of two new concessions in the Gulf of Suez. Dea will […]

Eni Hits Oil in Ochigufu Well (Angola)

Eni Hits Oil in Ochigufu Well (Angola)

Eni has made a new oil discovery in Block 15/06, in the Ochigufu exploration prospect, in deep water offshore Angola. Oghigufu is the 10th commercial oil discovery made in Block 15/06. The new discovery is estimated to contain 300 million barrels of oil in place. Ochigufu 1 NFW well, which has led to the discovery, […]

McDermott Hires Neptune for Additional Ichthys Work

McDermott Hires Neptune for Additional Ichthys Work

Neptune Marine Services’ Subsea Stabilisation division has been awarded two subcontracts by McDermott Australia for the Ichthys LNG Project. McDermott is the appointed main contractor for the Subsea Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (SURF) engineering, procurement, construction and installation portion of the project. The initial subcontract includes the design and fabrication of specialist scour protection systems and […]

NoCGV Svalbard Assists in Climate Research in Arctic

NoCGV Svalbard Assists in Climate Research in Arctic

Coast Guard vessel NoCGV Svalbard assisted researchers from the Nansen Center with climate research in the Arctic in September. The expedition is conducted annually and the main goal is to measure ocean temperature in the Fram Strait, located between Svalbard and Greenland. NoCGV Svalbard, which is the Royal Norwegian Navy’s only icebreaker, has assisted Nansen […]

BPS, WorleyParsons Team Up on ‘bioWAVE’ Project

BPS, WorleyParsons Team Up on ‘bioWAVE’ Project

Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems (BPS), and global engineering services provider, WorleyParsons, have jointly completed the final engineering and design for a 250kW grid-connected wave energy project in Victoria, Australia. The project is being funded by the Australian Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), the Victorian Government, through the Energy Technology Innovation Strategy […]

Odyssey Marine Completes One Stage of ‘SS Central America’ Recovery

Odyssey Marine Completes One Stage of ‘SS Central America’ Recovery

Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, has completed the current phase of the recovery operations on the SS Central America shipwreck project. The recovery ship, Odyssey Explorer, has returned to Charleston, South Carolina, for necessary repairs and installation of new equipment, which is expected to take approximately two to […]

Scientists Find Large Submarine Canyon in Med

Scientists Find Large Submarine Canyon in Med

A massive underwater canyon has been discovered in the Mediterranean near Italy by an international team of scientists that includes mapping experts from the National Oceanography Centre. The canyon measures almost 1000 square miles (2,500 sq km) and the scientists believe this giant area was not carved out by current flows, the usual way underwater […]

INROS LACKNER in Baltic 2 OWF Project

INROS LACKNER in Baltic 2 OWF Project

In the last week of August, the first of a total of 80 wind energy plants of the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm has been erected. For INROS LACKNER this also marks an important milestone for the offshore project which, on behalf of EnBW, is being supported with wide-ranging professional commitment. The wind farm, with […]

MBARI’s Chemical Sensors for SOCCOM Program

MBARI’s Chemical Sensors for SOCCOM Program

Ocean researchers are on the verge of gaining new insights about the changing Southern Ocean with help from sensors developed by a research team at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). These sensors will be implemented in the Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) program, which just received a $21 million […]







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