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Modus Subsea Services awarded the world’s first resident subsea drone contract by Equinor Energy

20.09.2022
Modus, a world leader in the application of Hovering Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs / subsea drones), has achieved a world-first contract with Equinor for the provision of underwater intervention drone missions at their Johan Sverdrup field.

New Oil and Gas Discovery by the North Sea Troll and Fram Area

11.04.2022
Equinor, which is the operator of production licence 293 B, has discovered oil and gas close to the Troll and Fram area. Based on preliminary estimates the size of the discovery is between 4 and 8 million standard cubic metres of recoverable oil equivalent, or 25-50 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalent.

Legal & General and Equinor Ventures Co-lead £15.2m Series B Raise for Innovative Technology and Renewables Businesses Rovco & Vaarst

01.04.2022
As part of the expansion of its clean energy portfolio, Legal & General Capital (Legal & General) alongside the venture capital arm of the international energy company Equinor, announces that it has co-led the Series B raise into affiliated, innovative technology and renewables businesses, Rovco and its sister company Vaarst. Legal & General will invest £8.5m out of £15.2m raise. Other participants include existing shareholder Foresight Group, and In-Q-Tel, strategic investor for the US intelligence and defence communities and allied nations.

Empire Wind Selected Maersk to Supply Wind Installation Vessel

29.03.2022
Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has awarded a contract to Maersk Supply Service for charter of its newbuild wind installation vessel (WIV). This vessel, together with US constructed barges and tugs built and operated by Kirby Offshore Wind, will be used for the installation of the project’s Vestas V236-15MW turbines.

Subsea 7 Awarded Krafla FEED Contract in Norway

04.03.2022
Subsea 7 today announced the award of a contract by Equinor for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) study for the marine installations associated with the Krafla development project, offshore Norway. The awarded work is required to finalise the technical definition of the proposed development prior to Equinor and its partners making the final investment decision (FID) planned late 2022. The FEED study will begin immediately.

Equinor and BP Sign Agreement to Transform South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into Offshore Wind Hub

03.03.2022
New York, NY—Equinor, and its partner bp, today announced an agreement to turn the storied South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) complex in Brooklyn, New York into a major regional hub for offshore wind. Under the agreement, the terminal will transform into a world-class offshore wind port capable of staging and assembling the largest, most sophisticated offshore wind technology components for the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects and for the growing U.S. offshore industry on the East Coast.

Stepping up Korean Offshore Wind Plans, 3 GW Collaboration with EWP

22.11.2021
Equinor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korean East-West Power (EWP) to cooperate on 3 GW of offshore wind projects in South Korea. Together the partners will contribute significantly to the country’s ongoing energy transition and development of an offshore wind industry in Korea.

East Coast Cluster Selected as one of the UK’s First two Carbon Capture and Storage Projects

19.10.2021
Decision by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is a major step in delivering the UK’s ambition of the first net zero industrial cluster by 2040. A collaboration between Northern Endurance Partnership, Net Zero Teesside and Zero Carbon Humber, the East Coast Cluster aims to remove nearly 50% of all UK Industrial cluster CO2 emissions. By deploying CCUS across the Humber and Teesside, the East Coast Cluster aims to create and support an average of 25,000 jobs per year between 2023 and 2050.

COSLPromoter to Drill for Statfjord Subsea Fields

08.10.2021
Equinor has awarded COSL Offshore Management AS a contract to drill four wells on Statfjord Øst with the COSLPromoter rig from the spring of 2023. In addition, the rig has options for drilling five wells for Statfjord satellites afterwards.

TechnipFMC Celebrates it’s 1300th Subsea tree from Dunfermline Campus

20.09.2021
The Dunfermline, U.K. Campus of TechnipFMC celebrated reaching a momentous milestone: the completion of its 1300th subsea tree (XT). Since its opening in 1974, the facility has delivered XTs to 34 customers in 21 countries. One third of the deliveries have been for Equinor, with the 1300th XT going to the Snorre project offshore Norway.


Offshore wind: New Ocean Grid project in the North Sea

03.09.2021
The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Iselin Nybø, announced today that the Ocean Grid project will get financial support of 82.7 million NOK, through the Green Platform scheme. The project will develop new technology, knowledge and solutions to enable a profitable development of offshore wind on the Norwegian continental shelf. It will look particularly at the way offshore wind will be connected to the grid. The work will touch on both bottom-fixed and floating wind farms, and will in the long term enable the creation of green jobs and increased export revenues.

Giving Vigdis a Boost

08.08.2021
A pump on the seabed gives the Vigdis oil field in the North Sea a boost that increases production by around 16 million barrels. The Vigdis subsea field has produced oil via the Snorre field for 24 years. When the field came on stream in 1997, it was expected to produce 200 million barrels. So far, it has produced twice as much, and based on new estimates the recoverable resources are 475 million barrels.

AquaSector: Study Investigates Potential for First Large-scale Offshore Hydrogen Park in the German North Sea

23.07.2021
Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project - the vision of the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that in Germany offshore based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.

Equinor Ready to Further Develop Floating Offshore Wind in Scotland

19.07.2021
Equinor has confirmed it has bid for floating offshore wind in ScotWind, the competitive tender offshore wind seabed leasing round being undertaken by Crown Estate Scotland.

Maersk Drilling Secures Extended Well Intervention Scope for Low-emission Rig

09.07.2021
Equinor Energy AS has exercised an option to add additional well intervention work to the previously agreed work scope for the low-emission jack-up rig Maersk Intrepid at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway. The added well intervention scope has a firm duration of 31 days, which means that the rig is now contracted until February 2022. The firm value of the contract extension is approximately USD 10.5m, including integrated services but excluding potential performance bonuses.

Aker Solutions Delivers Large Johan Sverdrup Module

06.07.2021
Aker Solutions today delivers the 5000-ton additional module for the Johan Sverdrup riser platform. The module is a part of the field’s second development phase and is the latest in a series of large deliveries from Aker Solutions to the Johan Sverdrup field development.

Approved Development of Breidablikk Field Securing Activity and Jobs

29.06.2021
The plan for development and operation (PDO) of the Breidablikk field in the North Sea has been approved by Norwegian authorities. Field investments are approximately NOK 18.6 billion. Production from the field is scheduled to start in the first half of 2024.

Aker Solutions Delivers Johan Sverdrup Platform Jacket on Schedule

08.06.2021
Today Aker Solutions delivers yet another steel substructure for the largest industry project ever in Norway, the Johan Sverdrup field. Previously, the company has delivered three platform jackets for phase 1. With this jacket for phase 2 of the project, four out of a total of five jackets have been built and delivered from Aker Solutions’ yard in Verdal, Norway. All platform substructures have been delivered on time, quality and budget. A key focus during the work has also been to improve execution models and to adapt for new types of jobs. As a result, future platform jackets for oil and gas and for renewable energy production can be delivered at a lower cost and with increased competitiveness.
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