Information sent to the Danish Maritime Authority shows that the operator behind the controversial gas project expects to compete pipe-laying efforts through the country's waters during the third quarter of this year.
At Maersk Supply Service, only three percent of seafarers are female. The company wants to ensure that women never find themselves alone in a male-dominated environment and will deploy women in pairs, head of crew management tells EnergyWatch's sister media ShippingWatch.
Saudi Arabian oil saw its most serious attacks in 18 months when export terminal Ras Tanura came under missile and drone fire in an assault claimed by Houthi rebels, prompting a near 3-percent rise in Brent crude price.
Safety should have been better, and communications seemed random during last year's highly dangerous gas leak on the Tyra platform in the Danish North Sea, concludes Denmark's Accident Investigation Board for Offshore Oil and Gas Activities. Operator Total pledges improvements to procedures and practices.
Drilling company Seadrill started 2021 with a deficit four times the size of that in 2019. The strained company continues to be in talks about a comprehensive rescue plan and still awaits approval of its Chapter 11 petition.
Valaris receives the court's approval for its rescue plan. With comprehensive support from both bond holders and banks, the rescue plan means that the crisis-stricken drilling company expects to leave Chapter 11 early in the second quarter.
Coating producer Hempel has had a challenging year on account of Covid-19, though its top line still improved. 2021 began with a new strategy and acquisition, which is the first step toward an ambitious goal to double its revenue.
Akastor, part of Kjell Inge Røkke's Aker group, joins US-based Baker Hughes in establishing a joint venture to deliver global drilling solutions. Activities will be managed from both Norway and the US.
Danish utility and energy groups' plans to collaborate on transport and storage of CO2 will make the total expenses tied to carbon capture far lower, according to Rambøll's head of waste-to-energy, the idea-maker behind the new C4 cluster.
After taking a steep and unprecedented dive in fuel consumption last year due to Covid-19-related lockdowns and travel bans, CO2 emissions are once again on the rise and have been since late last year, show new IEA data, though revealing a few bright spots in green tech adoption.
New gas tanker major BW Epic Kosan will especially focus on the ships of the future and the bottom line, explains Charles Maltby, who will serve as CEO of the company. The green agenda will also put a damper on consolidation in the LPG sector, he expects.
Despite a reduced deficit in the fourth quarter, rig operator Borr Drilling exits 2020 with another deficit of more than USD 300m. The company, which recently secured approval for a rescue plan, still projects a stronger market.