Watch: First hydrogen offshore platform pilot explained

The first offshore green hydrogen plant created by the Neptune Energy , located in the Dutch field of the North Sea, includes three energy systems in one platform; offshore wind, offshore gas, and hydrogen. The following video explains how the project will be progressed, keeping in mind that it is the first project of its kind in the sector.

Watch: Partners remove DOT wind turbine

DOB-Academy published a video presenting the removal of the Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) as part of the Slip Joint Offshore Research project. The removal of the turbine was conducted on August 16.

Watch: Kite power system performs first flight in North Sea

Makani conducted the first flights of its energy kite from a floating platform in the North Sea. The energy kites use a wing tethered to a ground station to efficiently harness energy from the wind, generating electricity at utility-scale. The kite flies autonomously in loops, and rotors on the wing spin as the wind moves through them, thus generating electricity that is sent down the tether to the grid.

Watch: World’s longest wind turbine blade is now in UK

The world’s longest offshore wind turbine blade has touched down at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing facilities in Blyth, Northumberland. The 107-meter LM Wind Power blade is  a milestone for the wind industry.

Watch: Equinor’s Trestakk field from A to Z

The Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor started production from the Trestakk subsea field on Haltenbanken in the Norwegian Sea on Tuesday, July 16. In the meantime, the company published a video presenting the procedure from A to Z, for an offshore field to come online.

Watch: Spain’s first floater in operation

Ingeteam, who’s responsible for the electrical engineering, completed the commissioning of the first multi-turbine wind floating platform at its final location in the Atlantic Ocean. The WIP10 + prototype is 1.3 nautical miles off the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, specifically on the PLOCAN test bench, in front of the Punta de la Garita.

Watch: Lifting vessel removes Brent Bravo platform in North Sea

On June 18, ‘Pioneering Spirit’ visited the Brent field in the UK North Sea, to remove the Brent Bravo platform. Brent Bravo, located 115 miles north-east of Lerwick in Shetland, had produced its first oil back in 1976. Brent Bravo will now be taken to Hartlepool, in order to be recycled. However, its concrete legs have been left in position for now.

Sleipner partnership to disclose CO2 storage data

As part of their efforts to advance innovation and development on the field of CO2 storage, Norwegian oil company Equinor and its partners will disclose datasets from the Sleipner field; the world’s first offshore Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) plant. 

Watch: Equinor’s Snorre expansion templates begin their voyage

The subsea templates for the Equinor-operated Snorre Expansion Project, located in the Northern North Sea Offshore Norway, have sailed away from a fabrication yard in Norway. The first four templates left Agility in Tønsberg on the east coast of Norway on May 16 and they will soon be on the seabed. 

Watch: The first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean

This video depicts Taranto, the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea, in the Italian Apulia region. The wind farm will be installed on monopile foundations in a water depth ranging from 3 to 18 metres. Senvion has adapted its 3.0M122 onshore turbines to the particularly challenging offshore environment and developed an installation procedure suitable for the near shore wind farm.


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