Eoly (part of Colruyt Group), Parkwind and Fluxys revealed plans to build an installation in Zeebrugge, Belgium, to convert renewable electricity into green hydrogen on an industrial scale. The feasibility study for the project turned out positive.
The Global Wind Energy Council and the Japan Wind Power Association formed a joint Japan Offshore Wind Task Force to drive offshore wind growth in Japan. The Task Force will focus on addressing regulatory and industrial bottlenecks, so that the country can take full advantage of its offshore wind potential.
A Dutch consortium comprising Gasunie, Groningen Seaports and Shell The Netherlands, revealed plans to launch the NortH2 project, foreseeing the production of green hydrogen using renewable electricity generated by a mega offshore wind farm, in line with the objectives of the Dutch Climate Accord.
Amid the coronavirus outbreak that continues to expand, the slowdown in global oil and gas consumption this year will hit suppliers who will see average prices fall below previous expectations, says Rystad Energy. Meanwhile, coronavirus and LNG oversupply are expected to lead to low gas prices.
UAE’s oil and gas firm ADNOC announced expansion of its Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) program, as part of its goal to become one of the least carbon-intensive oil and gas producers in the world, in line with its 2030 strategy.
Danish offshore wind firm Ørsted and Dutch NGO Stichting Noordzeeboerderij, promoting the seaweed sector, signed a Letter of Intent to combine ‘mooring solutions with nature development in multi-use systems’. The collaboration is considered a stepping stone for realizing multi-use sea farms.
World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), the association seeking to promote offshore wind globally, has created the Floating Offshore Wind Committee (FOWC), a new working group aiming to promote the acceleration of commercial-scale floating offshore wind.
Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has informed the Australian authorities of its decision to discontinue its exploration drilling plan (Stromlo-1) in the Ceduna sub-basin, offshore South Australia, after identifying the project’s potential as not commercially competitive.
On February 21, Johan Sverdrup’s project team for the P2 platform ticked off for another milestone. The first deck of the Utility Process Module (UPM) being built in Haugesund is now complete.
RWE Renewables, and Saitec Offshore Technologies will start testing a floating platform for wind turbines off the Basque Coast in 2021, as part of a joint pilot project called “DemoSATH”, aiming to test new ways to affordably install and operate offshore wind farms in deep waters.
Works progress for Belgium's first industrial power-to-gas installation27/02/2020
UK and Southern Africa to enhance ocean economy27/02/2020
New Task Force to drive offshore wind growth in Japan27/02/2020
EIA: US crude oil production increases, imports remain strong27/02/2020
Busan Port Authority, Samsung SDS to develop logistics center in Rotterdam27/02/2020
Dutch partners start Europe's largest green hydrogen project27/02/2020
Rystad: Oil and gas prices to fall short of expectations amid coronavirus27/02/2020
Germany remains the 5th shipping nation27/02/2020
MOL to develop digital twin model for vessels' main engine27/02/2020
Singaporean shipping company pleads guilty for concealing oily bilge discharge in US27/02/2020