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Statoil wins the race to unveil the world’s first offshore floating wind farm

By Anders Lorenzen

Offshore wind farms now float.

In what could be yet another game-changer in an exciting offshore wind industry, the Norwegian oil and gas major has won the race to unveil the world’s first… 435 more words

Energy

First floating wind farm - built by an offshore oil company BTW - starts delivering electricity


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❝ The world’s first floating offshore wind farm began delivering electricity to the Scottish grid last week.

The 30MW installation, situated 25km from Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, will demonstrate that offshore wind energy can be harvested in deep waters, miles away from land, where installing giant turbines was once impractical or impossible.

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Technology

Blowin' In The Wind

The wind turbines are getting bigger and better over in Scotland. Meanwhile in the US, we can’t decide whether or not to use coal or oil to generate our power. FT :-P

Statoil, Shell and Total entered CO2 storage partnership to meet the global climate target

Statoil, Shell and Total entered CO2 storage partnership. The three partners aims at maturing the development of carbon storage on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The project is part of the Norwegian authorities’ efforts to develop full-scale carbon capture and storage in Norway. 520 more words

Economy

Floating Wind Turbines on the High Seas

The world’s first wind farm employing floating turbines is taking shape 25 kilometers off the Scottish coast and expected to begin operating by the end of this year. 1,022 more words

Renewable Energy

Africa Oil & Gas: Statoil acquires South African Blocks

Statoil acquired a participating interest in two additional blocks in Africa. According to the company it has picked up two offshore blocks, including one operator ship, offshore South Africa. 47 more words

Mozambique Oil And Gas Industry

Senarai 50 Jenama Syarikat Minyak dan Gas Dunia

Minggu lepas, kami telah kongsi senarai 10 Jenama Syarikat Minyak dan Gas Paling Bernilai di Dunia. Kali ini, kami ingin kongsikan 50 senarai syarikat minyak dan gas dunia. 253 more words

Oil & Gas