Tag Archives: North Sea

EnBW Secures €600 Million Loan from EIB for He Dreiht Wind Farm

(IN BRIEF) EnBW, a German utility, will receive a €600 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support the construction of the He Dreiht wind farm in the North Sea. The wind farm will consist of 64 turbines … Read the full press release

Equinor strikes oil and gas for eighth time near Troll field in North Sea

(IN BRIEF) Norwegian energy company Equinor has discovered oil and gas near the Troll field in the North Sea for the eighth time since 2019. Named Heisenberg, the discovery well was drilled by the Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig and is … Read the full press release

Equinor Acquires Equity Interest in Five North Sea Discoveries

(IN BRIEF) Equinor has agreed to acquire an equity interest in five discoveries in the North Sea on the Norwegian continental shelf from Wellesley Petroleum. The discoveries are located in the Troll, Fram, and Kvitebjørn area, where Equinor has made … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to build 980 MW Nordlicht I offshore wind farm without government subsidies

(IN BRIEF) Swedish energy company Vattenfall has announced the development of Nordlicht I, a state-of-the-art offshore wind farm with a capacity of 980 MW, located in the North Sea. The wind farm, formerly known as N-7.2, is expected to come … Read the full press release

Equinor Adds to its North Sea Portfolio with Røver Sør Discovery

(IN BRIEF) Equinor, a Norwegian energy company, has made another oil and gas discovery, named Røver Sør, close to its Troll field in the North Sea. The size of the discovery is estimated to be between 17 and 47 million … Read the full press release

bp commits to help the UK in its energy security and net zero goals with a massive £18 billion investment in the country’s energy system

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — bp (LON: BP), a British multinational oil and gas company, has announced a massive £18 billion investment in the energy system of the UK aimed at boosting the country’s energy security and net … Read the full press release

bp s’engage à aider le Royaume-Uni à atteindre ses objectifs de sécurité énergétique et de zéro net avec un investissement massif de 18 milliards de livres sterling dans le système énergétique du pays

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) LONDON, 3-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — bp (LON : BP), une multinationale pétrolière et gazière britannique, a a annoncé un investissement massif de 18 milliards de livres sterling dans le système énergétique du Royaume-Uni visant à renforcer la sécurité … Read the full press release

TenneT opens tendering procedures for the sea and land stations for the BalWin1, BalWin2 and BalWin3 grid connection systems

New offshore standard set by the 2GW Program will accelerate Europe’s energy transition With a combined six gigawatts, BalWin1, BalWin2 and BalWin3 will meet 20 per cent of the expansion targets for offshore wind by 2030 set out in the … Read the full press release

An innovative multi-terminal hub and HVDC to bring wind power from the North Sea into the German power grid

(PRESS RELEASE) BAYREUTH/ BERLIN, 17-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — 50Hertz, formerly known as Vattenfall Europe Transmission and one of four transmission system operators for electricity in Germany, has announced a partnership with TenneT, a Dutch transmission system operator, for the transportation … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies’ newly opened UK Offshore Wind Hub in Aberdeen to help its staff transition from oil and gas to offshore wind

TotalEnergies opens UK offshore wind hub in Aberdeen ScotWind partners announce £140m initiative for Scottish industry Partners aim for high level of Scottish local content (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Oct-2021— /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil … Read the full press release

Vattenfall teams up with Siemens Gamesa for the latest generation of offshore wind power turbines in the North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The newest available offshore wind power turbine (10 MW) in the North Sea will be deployed by Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa. Together, both companies plan to install 76 powerful turbines in the Hollandse … Read the full press release

Equinor Energy AS: drilling of wildcat well 36/1-3 part of production licence 885 finished: the well is dry

(PRESS RELEASE) EDINBURGH, 3-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 885, containing the Presto prospect, has just finished the drilling of wildcat well 36/1-3. Transocean Spitsbergen drilling facility was responsible for the drilling of the well … Read the full press release

Total now the second-largest operator in the North Sea with an output of 500,000 boe/d by 2020

PARIS, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Total announces the closing of the Maersk Oil acquisition signed on 21st of August 2017. It brings to Total around 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent of 2P/2C reserves and resources, mainly in the OECD … Read the full press release

University of Southampton researchers built maps of chemical variation in jellyfish caught across the North Sea

SOUTHAMPTON, 17-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Animals feeding at sea inherit a chemical record reflecting the area where they fed, which can help track their movements, according to a new study by scientists from the University of Southampton. Chemical testing of the … Read the full press release

Wood Group PSN won new five year contract from EnQuest to provide services to Thistle, Heather and Northern Producer offshore assets in the North Sea

ABERDEEN, 15-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood Group PSN has been awarded a new five year contract from EnQuest to provide engineering, design, construction, procurement and commissioning services to the Thistle, Heather and Northern Producer offshore assets in the North Sea. … Read the full press release

GDF SUEZ started production from its cross-border Orca gas field in UK and Dutch sectors of the North Sea

Paris, France, 18-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — GDF SUEZ announces the start-up of production from its Orca gas field which straddles the UK and Dutch sectors of the North Sea and which is only the second such cross-border gas development between these … Read the full press release

Wood Group PSN announced it retained its contract with Dana Petroleum for integrated support services in the North Sea

19-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has retained its contract with Dana Petroleum for integrated support services (ISC) in the North Sea, marking more than 14 years of continuous service as prime contractor on the Triton FPSO. The contract … Read the full press release