Trelleborg Awarded Thermal Insulation Project in Norway

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Trelleborg Awarded Thermal Insulation Project in Norway

Trelleborg’s offshore operation in Norway has been awarded a contract by Randaberg Industries AS, to provide Vikotherm® R3 thermal insulation for the 10 in. VFS-2 spool skid to be installed on the Hod Field Development Project, located on the Norwegian Continental Shelf in the North Sea. This collaboration between Trelleborg, Randaberg Industries AS and Subsea 7,

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Europe Offshore Pipeline Market Forecast to 2027

The Europe offshore pipeline market is expected to grow from US$ 4,959.17 million in 2019 to US$ 6,612.02 million by 2027; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% from 2020 to 2027, according to the “Europe Offshore Pipeline Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis by Diameter, Line Type,

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Michigan Approves Great Lakes Oil Pipeline Permits

Michigan’s environmental agency has approved construction of an underground tunnel to house a replacement for a controversial oil pipeline in a channel linking two of the Great Lakes. The decision, a victory for Enbridge Inc., comes as the Canadian company resists Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s demand to shut down its 68-year-old line in the Straits

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Biden Admin Issues More than 30 Drilling Permits

The Biden administration has issued at least 31 new drilling permits, despite an order putting political appointees in charge of the decisions. The move signals those drilling authorizations are continuing to flow, despite President Joe Biden’s plan to pause oil and gas leasing — and a Jan. 20 order temporarily putting decisions about oil and

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Over 100 Oil and Gas Companies Went Bankrupt in 2020

More than 100 oil and gas companies declared bankruptcy in 2020 after the coronavirus pandemic plunged the energy sector into the worst downturn in a generation. 46 exploration and production companies and 61 oil-field service companies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last year, according to Haynes and Boone, a Dallas law firm tracking bankruptcies. The

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Energy Company Says It Will Not Shut Down Michigan Pipelines

Energy company Enbridge said it intends to ignore a demand from Michigan officials to shut down its controversial dual pipelines through the Straits of Mackinac, arguing the equipment poses no danger to the public. Responding to a lawsuit from Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the state’s Department of Natural Resources seeking to end a decades-old easement,

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Permian Basin Natural Gas Pipeline Goes into Service

A major pipeline to transport natural gas out of the Permian Basin to market went into service at the start of 2021 as the fossil fuel markets continued to show gradual signs of recovery from a historic collapse last spring created by the COVID-19 health crisis. The Permian Highway Pipeline, owned by Kinder Morgan, went

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Saudi Aramco Discovers Four New Oil and Gas Fields

Saudi Aramco has discovered four new oil and gas fields, the kingdom’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud said, as quoted by the Saudi Press Agency. Two of the fields are unconventional deposits, the report said. One of these, al-Reesh, has three wells pumping oil at a rate of a combined 10.851 barrels

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