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Russia Says West Trying to Confuse the World over Nord Stream Culprits

Jun 07, 2023

The Russian embassy in the United States said on Wednesday that a report the United States knew of a Ukrainian plan to attack the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines was part of a coordinated Western attempt to confuse the world over the truth. The Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing leaked information posted online that the CIA learned last June, through a European spy agency, that a six-person team of Ukrainian special operations forces intended to blow up the Russia-to-Germany project…

Eco Wave Power to Set Up U.S. Office

Apr 18, 2023

Wave power technology firm Eco Wave Power Global said Tuesday it would launch a U.S. subsidiary under the name Eco Wave Power U.S. The company also plans to establish a corporate office in New York City.'Eco Wave Power’s decision reflects its…

GE and Siemens Gamesa Settle Offshore Wind Turbine Patent Dispute

Apr 05, 2023

General Electric Co has settled all its outstanding wind turbine technology patent disputes in the United States and Europe with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, the companies recently said.Terms of the settlement, which was described as amicable…

Maryland Gears Up for Massive Offshore Wind Power Increase

Mar 30, 2023

Maryland Governor Wes Moore on Wednesday announced goals to more than quadruple the state's offshore wind capacity to 8.5 gigawatts - enough to power nearly three million homes - as part of an effort by the state to achieve 100% clean energy by 2035…

Mammoet Wins Contracts for Two 'large' Offshore Wind Projects in United States

Mar 28, 2023

Heavy lift and transport services firm Mammoet said Monday it had secured contracts for two large offshore wind projects for undisclosed clients in the United States, both of which begin in 2023. Together, the two contracts cover a range of port scopes…

Russia Fails at UN to Get Nord Stream Blast Inquiry

Mar 28, 2023

Russia failed on Monday to get the U.N. Security Council to ask for an independent inquiry into explosions in September on the Nord Stream gas pipelines connecting Russia and Germany that spewed gas into the Baltic Sea. Only Russia, China and Brazil voted in favor of the Russian-drafted text…

Sale of CNOOC's $3B UK Portfolio Halted

Jan 31, 2023

CNOOC Ltd, China's top offshore oil and gas producer, has halted a planned sale of its UK North Sea portfolio, which could have been valued at as much as $3 billion, Bloomberg News reported.Although initial offers failed to meet CNOOC's expectations for the business…

Boskalis Wins U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Installation Deal

Jan 16, 2023

Dutch marine services firm Boskalis has won a contract with an undisclosed client to construct a large offshore wind farm in the United States.Boskalis will transport and install the wind turbine foundations and power cables. The company said it would deploy two crane vessels…

Equinor Sticks to Renewables Profit Goal amid Bottlenecks and Competition

Dec 02, 2022

Norwegian energy firm Equinor's renewables business faces rising supply chain bottlenecks and strong rivalry for new projects, but will not compromise on its 4-8% investment return target, the head of the unit told Reuters.While still largely an oil and gas producer…

The Future is Bright for Floating Wind in the U.S.

Nov 29, 2022

Intelatus’ director of research, Phil Lewis, discusses the promising future for floating offshore wind in the United States.

US Climate Envoy Kerry Cautions Against Long-term Gas Projects in Africa

Sep 16, 2022

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry cautioned against investing in long-term gas projects in Africa as countries in the region, some hoping to tap recent oil and gas discoveries, wrestle with how to power their development with clean energy.'We are not saying no gas…

Normal Atlantic Hurricane Activity Forecast over Next Two Weeks

Sep 02, 2022

There will likely be normal levels of tropical storm activity over the next two weeks as the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season hits its peak, forecasters at Colorado State University said on Thursday.An upper-level trough in the atmosphere is…

AVANGRID To Take Over Vineyard Wind 1 Operations

Aug 04, 2022

Iberdrola Group company AVANGRID has finalized an agreement to take over responsibility as the operations and management services provider for Vineyard Wind 1, the U.S.' first commercial-scale offshore wind project. The agreements include an…

U.S. LNG Exports to Europe on Track to Surpass Biden Promise

Jul 26, 2022

When U.S. President Joe Biden promised European leaders in March that he would help secure new supplies of liquefied natural gas to offset shortages from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, his pledge was greeted with skepticism.After all, the U.S…

Reuters: Chinese Offshore Oil Firm CNOOC Prepares Western Retreat over Sanctions Fear

Apr 13, 2022

China's top offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC Ltd. is preparing to exit its operations in Britain, Canada, and the United States, because of concerns in Beijing the assets could become subject to Western sanctions, industry sources said.Ties…

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