DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has published a new Technical Note (TN) providing principles for determining site extreme wind speeds for wind farms caused by tropical cyclones. The document is published after an extensive industry collaboration to increase transparency and to reduce uncertainty in the design of wind farms in emerging offshore wind markets such as Taiwan, Japan, Korea and the US.
Classification society DNV and the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) have awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering CO. (KSOE) for a new 40,000 CBM liquified CO2 carrier design. The handover of the AiP certificate took place during the Gastech trade fair in Dubai.
Fishbones, a well stimulation technology leader in the oil and gas industry, has published findings evaluating the relative carbon emissions footprint between its stimulation options and alternative conventional completion techniques.
Morningstar Corporation has announced that its TriStar™ solar charge controllers are installed in a group of solar-plus-energy storage systems for major oil companies in locations around the globe.
Equinor and its partners have received permission to increase gas exports from two fields on the Norwegian continental shelf to supply the tight European market. Production permits for the Oseberg and Troll fields have each been increased by 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) for the gas year starting October 1.
Dominion Energy Virginia, the NABTU and their state affiliate Virginia Building Trades have reaffirmed their commitment to the participation of a unionized workforce in the construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project and also affirmed their commitment to utilizing local workers; the hiring, apprenticeship, and training of veterans; and the use of workers from historically economically disadvantaged communities.