EnBW and Equinor announces their interest in developing offshore wind together.
Shell Offshore Inc., a subsidiary of Shell plc (Shell), announced that production has started at the Shell-operated Vito floating production facility in the US Gulf of Mexico (GoM). With an estimated peak production of 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, Vito is the company’s first deep-water platform in the GoM to employ a simplified, cost-efficient host design.
DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, is launching a JIP to develop a decision tool and reference that can be used by all stakeholders during the specification; design; manufacture; procurement and approval of any equipment intended for the installation and decommissioning of bottom-fixed wind turbines.
Seaway 7, part of the Subsea7 Group, has been awarded a large(1) contract for an undisclosed offshore wind farm project. The scope includes the transport and installation of inner-array and export power cables and respective cable protection systems.
International Offshore Wind Conference to Address Industry Hurdles, Including Inflation and Supply Chain Development
The Business Network for Offshore Wind will host its annual International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF) March 28-30 in Baltimore. IPF is the largest offshore wind energy conference in the Americas and is expected to bring together 5,000+ attendees from across the globe with a focus on advancing the offshore wind industry and its supply chain in what is anticipated to be another pivotal year for the fast-growing domestic market.
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.