i3 Energy finds oil in North Sea Serenity prospect

UK-based oil and gas company i3 Energy has completed drilling of the Serenity 13/23c-10 well on the company’s fully owned Serenity prospect and discovered oil. i3 said that the well results were consistent with its pre-drill estimates of 197 million barrels (MMbbls) of oil in place for the complete Serenity closure in the company’s licence…

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Heerema switching from diesel to wind energy will reduce CO2 emissions by 15,000 metric tons each year

Heerema Marine Contractors, owner of two of the world’s largest offshore crane vessels, has announced plans to power them with energy produced by wind turbines.  By switching off the diesel generators, total emissions will be reduced by the equivalent of the annual emissions of approximately 5,000 diesel cars.  Netherlands based offshore contractor ‘Heerema Marine Contractors’…

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Worley acquires UK offshore wind specialist

This week Worley acquired the UK-based 3sun Group a 250-strong Great Yarmouth-headquartered installation, inspection and maintenance specialist in offshore wind, in a £20m deal. The transaction will combine the companies’ complementary offshore capabilities, broadening Worley’s participation in the global energy transition. On completion of the deal Worley will seek to offer a complete engineering, procurement,…

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Eni announce two major offshore discoveries in two days

Italian oil & gas company Eni have announced two discoveries from their exploration projects this week.  On Wednesday the company revealed a major oil find from the Agogo exploration project, located in Block 15/06 offshore Angola.  Approximately 180km off the coast, the Agogo-1NFW well was drilled by the Poseidon drillship in a water depth of…

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