Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, leading developers and owners of offshore wind projects, have submitted a Marine License application for the Green Volt floating offshore windfarm. This consent application could allow the project to start generating power in the mid-2020s, making it the most advanced oil and gas decarbonization project in the UK.
OKEA has selected Aker Solutions1 as the main contractor for Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation (EPCI). The project will involve major modifications of the existing platform to enable power from shore.
After a competitive review process, Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) was selected by Dominion Energy to deliver a package of marine coordination support encompassing consultancy, training, and lead marine coordination for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.
National Ocean Industries Association President Erik Milito issued the following statement in response to recent reporting attempting to link offshore wind development operations to whale deaths along the Atlantic Coast:
Eni CEO, Claudio Descalzi, and the CEO of the National Oil Corporation of Libya (NOC), Farhat Bengdara, have agreed on the development of “Structures A&E”, a strategic project aimed at increasing gas production to supply the Libyan domestic market as well as to ensure export to Europe. The agreement was signed in the presence of the Prime Minister of Italy, Giorgia Meloni, and the Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid Al-Dbeibah.
The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has released the report, NOIA ESG Network 2023 Report: A Focus on Emission Reductions. The report highlights the work done by the NOIA Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Network and NOIA members to share and develop the best ESG practices across the offshore energy industry, including sixteen case studies in emissions reduction.