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Fugro Bolsters Metocean Modelling Capabilities

November 22, 2014

Increased interest in new development areas for oil and gas and renewable energy is resulting in a growing demand for high-quality metocean data relating to these largely unexplored regions. In response, Fugro has strengthened its numerical modelling capabilities. Modelling the complexities of local environmental conditions requires refinement, both in the wind fields driving the models… Continue Reading »

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Studies Highlight Job, Economic Potential of Expanding US Offshore Leasing

November 21, 2014

The United States could create almost 840,000 jobs and generate more than $200 billion in government revenue by opening the eastern Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Atlantic and Pacific Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to offshore oil and natural gas leasing, according to the findings of three energy industry group studies. Two studies released Wednesday by… Continue Reading »

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WavePOD Produces First Power During Testing

November 21, 2014

The vision of a standardized offshore electricity generator for the wave industry reached a significant milestone this week when the WavePOD prototype produced its first power in laboratory tests. The tenth-scale WavePOD was officially switched on by David Waldron, Bosch Rexroth’s UK Business Manager for Machinery Applications and Renewables, to mark the start of the… Continue Reading »

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TransCanada Plans To Double Dividend Growth Rate Through 2017

November 21, 2014

TransCanada Corp, Canada’s second largest pipeline operator, said on Wednesday that it planned to double its dividend growth rate through 2017 as it brings about C$13 billion ($11.47 billion) worth of small and medium-size projects on line over the next five years. The Calgary-based company said it will increase its dividend by at least 8… Continue Reading »

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ISA, Ifremer Ink Seabed Exploration Contract

November 21, 2014

The International Seabed Authority and the L’Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la Mer (Ifremer) have signed a 15-year contract for exploration for polymetallic sulphides. The contract was signed in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France on 18 November 2014 by the Secretary-General of the Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and the President-Managing Director of Ifremer, François Jacq. The exploration area… Continue Reading »

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Unique Hydra Gears Up to Launch its Diving Daughtercraft System at the IMCA Annual Seminar 2014

November 21, 2014

Unique Hydra (UH), a division of the Unique Maritime Group (UMG), one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers, is exhibiting at the IMCA Annual Seminar to be held on 19th and 20th November 2014 at the Landmark Hotel in London, UK. Unique Hydra will be present at stand number 26…. Continue Reading »

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WHOI Hosts Chief of Naval Operations

November 21, 2014

Admiral Jonathan Greenert, the Chief of Naval Operations, visited Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) for firsthand discussions with scientists and engineers conducting research and building technology with potential to enhance Naval capabilities and operations. Greenert toured the WHOI Laboratory for Ocean Sensors and Observing Systems, where he received briefings from WHOI scientists about current research… Continue Reading »

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Kemp: Keystone Is Dragging Down The Democrats

November 21, 2014

“Keystone” would be a fitting epitaph for Democratic lawmakers, who will lose their majority in the United States Senate in January 2015. By voting against the Keystone bill on Tuesday, Senate Democrats have effectively ended the re-election hopes of Mary Landrieu, a member of their own caucus from the strongly pro-oil and pro-pipeline state of… Continue Reading »

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Companies Partner on New Deepwater Lowering System

November 21, 2014

Cooperation between three companies developing innovative solutions for deepwater installation has led to the introduction of a new system capable of handling heavy loads at depths of well over three kilometers. The companies involved are Deep Tek, which provides a wide range of services to the oil and gas, salvage, scientific research and deep water… Continue Reading »

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Chestnut CEO: Better Communication Might Have Prevented Denton Ban

November 20, 2014

On election night, voters in Denton, Texas, a city of about 113,000 people northwest of Dallas, voted to ban fracking within the city limits. Appeals were immediately filed; Denton is in oil and gas country – in the Barnett Shale – where fossil fuel resources are not only creating significant growth for the industry, but… Continue Reading »

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