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7 May 2018 Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

Norwegian oil and gas major Aker BP has tabled a proposal to power the NOAKA project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf with electricity from shore combined with offshore wind.

22 March 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D

Poland’s biggest oil and gas company, PKN ORLEN (Polski Koncern Noftowy), has announced a tender for the development of a preliminary technical concept to determine the options for preparing and implementing a project involving the construction of offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea.

2 October 2017 Business & Finance

Danish energy company DONG Energy (Dansk Olie og Naturgas / Danish Oil and Natural Gas) is changing its name following the sale of its upstream oil and gas business to INEOS on 29 September.

5 October 2016 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

As announced last month, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) have launched innovation challenges in an effort to help companies working in the oil and gas industry diversify into offshore renewables sector as the growing offshore renewables market is set to spend £210bn in the coming decade. The new series of innovation challenges, launched […]

22 September 2016

Economist Films, part of the renowned magazine The Economist, has produced a documentary investigating how new energy technologies are disrupting the fossil fuel industry. The last part of the documentary shows how the offshore wind technology has advanced and how oil and gas companies are using their offshore expertise to tap into opportunities within the […]

2 September 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Companies across the oil and gas value chain stand to benefit significantly from the further development of offshore wind industry, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson said in his speech at the annual Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) event in Stavanger, Norway. In his speech, Dickson described how some oil and gas companies are already playing an active role in offshore wind in areas […]

25 May 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education, Vessels

BVG Associates (BVGA) has, on behalf of Scottish Enterprise, produced a guide to highlight the opportunities for the oil and gas supply chain in the GBP 210 billion global offshore wind CAPEX and OPEX expected by 2025. The global oil and gas downturn continues to significantly impact the North Sea oil and gas industry. To help companies […]

26 April 2016

Royal Dutch Shell, the oil and gas company and one of the owners of the Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm, has given the Dutch government something to think about ahead of the general election in 2017, asking the country’s leaders to boost offshore wind ambitions. Shell emphasised the importance of developing the large-scale offshore wind potential in […]

24 March 2016

Several important conclusions emerged at a webinar discussing supply chain opportunities that oil and gas businesses can take advantage of within the offshore wind industry in the US. The decision made by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) not to include Atlantic oil and gas leases in the next 5-year round will not have any […]

14 March 2016 Business & Finance

With the development of offshore wind industry on the United States’ horizon, the country is embarking on a journey Europe has been on for a while now, and is facing the same challenges, especially when it comes to reducing the cost of electricity generated by turbines at sea. On the other hand, companies with expertise gained […]

6 April 2015 Business & Finance

Despite the lower prices of hydrocarbons, lower drilling activity in the North Sea could benefit marine renewables. The drop in the drilling activities in UK’s North Sea caused the reduction in day rates for the offshore contractors, as well as under-employment in the sector, Proactiveinvestors reports. As the same vessels are used for offshore drilling and […]

14 July 2014 Business & Finance

Maggie McGinlay, Director of Energy and Clean Technologies at Scottish Enterprise, has written an article on using oil and gas sector knowledge in the offshore wind industry and companies from the oil and gas sector that can use vast opportunities in the offshore wind market. There are plenty of opportunities in offshore wind for oil and gas […]

11 June 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

The UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon and the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing have given strong backing to the UK’s fast growing offshore wind industry at a major conference, with announcements designed to encourage the UK supply chain in offshore wind and remove important areas of uncertainty for developers taking forward offshore wind farms. During […]

20 May 2014 R&D, Technology

DNV GL studies suggest there are opportunities for a new generation of autonomous injection systems used to increase the reservoir pressure.  There are clear indications that such a wind-powered water injection system could reduce both CAPEX and OPEX and drive innovation of new technology. It could be installed without costly retro-fittings on the platform, provide […]

3 September 2013

Ocean Power Technologies Ltd (OPT), the world-leading supplier of moored, floating buoys that harvest energy from waves, announced that it has chosen Offshore Europe to launch its PowerBuoy technology into the global oil and gas sector. Already demonstrated in the defence, renewables and utilities sectors, The PowerBuoy is capable of delivering energy from a few […]

26 July 2013 Grid Connection

The world’s leading cable protection company for the offshore wind industry, Tekmar Energy, has announced ambitious plans to return to the oil and gas market, whilst maintaining its leading position in offshore renewables. As part of the firm’s blueprint for growth it aims to generate £15million in turnover from its oil and gas operations by […]

31 October 2012

On the second day of the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam RAI, one of our reporters made an exclusive interview with the project and sales director of MMT SE Mr. Nils Ingvarson. Hereby we are bringing you a part of their conversation. – What do your activities in the subsea world include? […]

1 May 2012

In their intention to cut emissions Atle Rygg Ardal, a researcher for SINTEF Energy Research of Norway, has proposed wind power as a solution for powering the offshore oil and gas platforms, writes Fuel fix. Yesterday, at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston he presented a paper regarding this matter. “If you removed the cost […]

30 September 2011

  Europe is in pre-eminent position in the offshore wind sector, and the UK, with 487 turbines installed (1,534MW of capacity); a further 2 GW in construction; and 42.1GW tabled for future development, is at the top of that European league. With the operation and maintenance business opportunities available throughout a typical 266-year wind farm […]

27 September 2011

The expertise of Scotland’s oil and gas industry could help reduce costs of offshore wind operations by at least 20 per cent, according to… By Jenny Fyall (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, September 27, 2011

12 September 2011

The development of offshore wind provides a huge economic opportunity for Scotland over the next decade, with investment expected to top… By Finlay Crossan (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, September 12, 2011

23 June 2011

The renewable energy industry is developing rapidly in response to ambitious targets set by the UK government. As a nation, they’ve got to reduce CO2 emissions and increase power generation from renewable sources such as wind, wave and tidal power. They are, literally, at sea in new territory and as a consequence may suffer from […]

8 June 2011 R&D

The rapidly developing offshore wind industry off the UK’s east coast must gather knowledge from the oil and gas sector’s 45 years experience of working in harsh offshore environments. That is the key conclusion from a major study by Natural Power on behalf of POWER cluster to look at challenges facing the offshore wind industry. […]

24 May 2011 Training & Education

The size of the renewable energy market is set to overtake the oil and gas industry over the next decade, according to industry…   (thecareerengineer) [mappress] Source: thecareerengineer, May 24, 2011;

18 May 2011 Technology

Green Ocean Energy has secured £45,000 funding through ITF, the industry technology facilitator, to develop its Wave Treader… (maritime-executive) [mappress] Source: maritime-executive, May 18, 2011;

6 May 2011

  In order for consumers to receive cheap energy from renewable sources, the offshore wind industry will have to work with the oil and gas sector. This is the opinion of Finlay Crossan, a partner in legal firm Bond Pearce, who told Renewableenergyfocus.com that both sectors have to co-operate if we are to make the […]