PSA Norway has carried out an audit of Maersk Drilling and Repsol Norge for the Yme development project. The audit took place from 6 to 10 May 2019 on the Yme development project, regarding the management of major accident risk and barriers. The audit found no non-conformities, however it audit identified improvement points.
The Australian offshore safety authority NOPSEMA has invited public comments for Woodside’s proposed Scarborough development, which aligns with a vision for a regional gas hub in Western Australia. The gas resource is located approximately 375 kilometres off the Burrup Peninsula.
The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority visited the Transocean Norge rig, as part of the Transocean’s application for an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the rig. The audit was aimed at the subject area emergency preparedness.
The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator has initiated an international competition to improve wind resource models in the offshore wind industry. The competition will enable modellers access to six validation cases from operational wind farms in the North Sea, owned by the OWA’s industry partners.
DNV GL has been contracted by Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, as technical advisor for the 50 MW floating solar photovoltaic (PV) project at the Tengeh Reservoir in Singapore. When completed, the floating solar project will be one of the largest single floating solar systems globally.
Baker Hughes, a GE company, published its results on the worldwide offshore rig count in June 2019. According to the company, the counts decreased by 9 units in June, in comparison to May’s results. Yet, June 2019 was increased by 56 compared to June 2018.
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency awarded MMT with a contract to perform geophysical soil investigation of the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind farm zone. The data, resulting from the investigation, will be used by offshore wind farm developers to prepare bids for this site.
WindEurope, Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) and EUCIA (the European Composites Industry Association) have created a cross-sector platform to advance novel approaches to the recycling of wind turbine blades. Today, 2.5 million tonnes of composite material are used in the wind energy sector.
The Shanghai Development and Reform Commission is planning to issue a tender for developing 200MW of capacity at the Fengxian offshore wind farm by the end of 2019. The wind farm will be located in the north side of Hangzhou Bay. The offshore wind farm will be developed about 12 kilometres off the coast, and will consist of four blocks. The tender is covering the two eastern blocks.
The estimated decommissioning cost of the remaining oil and gas infrastructure in the UK Continental Shelf is continuing to reduce, according to the latest analysis by the UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). This was the key message from the forthcoming ‘UKCS Decommissioning Cost Estimate 2019’ report.
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