Crown Estate Scotland Selects 13 Offshore Wind Projects to Decarbonize Oil Platforms

(OE) Crown Estate Scotland has announced the results of the world’s first leasing round designed to enable offshore wind energy to supply offshore oil and gas platforms directly.  Thirteen projects have been offered exclusivity agreements. INTOG (Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas) leasing aims to attract investment in innovative offshore wind projects in Scottish waters,... Continue Reading →

Karoon offshore Brazil field comes on stream

Australia’s oil and gas company Karoon Energy has kicked off production from a well located on a field offshore Brazil, with first production rates surpassing expectations. In addition, the second well at this field is expected to come online by the end of the month. Back in April 2021, Karoon hired a rig to perform well... Continue Reading →

Floating Wind Specialist BW Ideol Secures Investment from ADEME Investissement

(OE) Floating wind farm and technology developer BW Ideol has entered into exclusive negotiations with ADEME Investissement, a state-owned French financier of innovative infrastructure projects, for ADEME Investissement to invest €40 million in BW Ideol’s project development activities. Under the agreed terms, BW Ideol will transfer its co-development project portfolio to a newly created subsidiary... Continue Reading →

New Consortium Pursues Floating Offshore Wind Development in Australia

Offshore installation firm Subsea 7, Australian company Spark Renewables, and international floating wind farm developer Simply Blue Group have created a consortium to pursue floating offshore wind development offshore New South Wales (NSW), Australia, in the Hunter and Illawarra regions. According to the consortium, the recently declared Hunter-Central Coast and Illawarra Renewable Energy Zones offer good opportunities to... Continue Reading →

Brazil environment agency frustrates Petrobras plan to drill at the Foz do Amazonas

(Reuters) - Brazil's environmental regulator Ibama has asked oil company Petrobras (PETR4.SA) for additional information on its plan to drill at the mouth of the Amazon river before authorizing Petrobras to test its emergency oil spill response, the agency's president Rodrigo Agostinho told Reuters. The request frustrated the hopes of Petrobras to start the drilling test as... Continue Reading →

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