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AVANGRID Offshore Wind Joint Venture Makes History With Federal Approval

Finger Lakes Times 11 May 2021
This final major federal approval will enable the beginning of construction activities on the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the U.S ... Offshore wind is a key part of America’s clean energy future, and Vineyard Wind 1 is a major step forward to the clean and connected future we envision and work toward every day,” said Dennis V.
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Lower offshore wind earnings hit �rsted's Q1 net profit

Renewables Now 29 Apr 2021
Danish pure-play renewables company Ørsted A/S (CPH.ORSTED) saw its first-quarter (Q1) net profit drop by 52% on the year to DKK 1.6 billion (USD 259.8m/EUR 215.2m) after its operating performance deteriorated amid falling earnings from the offshore wind business ... Construction activities are progressing as planned.
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Schlumberger Announces First-Quarter 2021 Results

Algeria Times 27 Apr 2021
Well Construction revenue increased 4% sequentially due to higher drilling activity in North America and Latin America. Reservoir Performance decreased 20% due to the OneStim® divesture in North America—but excluding this, the Division grew by 3% driven by robust international land and offshore activity.
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Tragedy in the Gulf: Search for missing boat crew members to be suspended

Beauregard Daily News 19 Apr 2021
The U.S. Coast Guard planned to suspend the search at sunset Monday for crew members who disappeared when an oilfield liftboat capsized off Port Fourchon. Capt ... The liftboat, common in the Gulf oilfield, is essentially a mobile platform used in various offshore activities such as drilling or construction and maintenance of platforms ... -- Contributing.
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No Marine Protected Areas to guide offshore wind farm plans 

Irish Independent 06 Apr 2021
The framework sets out for the first time policies and practices to be observed in offshore construction and industrial activity which is due to take off rapidly as the country moves towards offshore wind farms as the main source of electricity ... offshore renewable energy by 2030.
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Warships & submarines entering zone of Nord Stream 2 pipeline in ‘planned & prepared provocations’ ...

Russia Today 01 Apr 2021
“After the resumption of Nord Stream 2 offshore construction in January 2021, there has been an increase in activity of military ships, planes, and helicopters, as well as civilian ships of foreign countries, whose actions are often provocative in nature,” Minin said, noting that the presence of these vessels could damage the pipeline.
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Increased Military Activity Observed in Nord Stream 2 Pipelaying Area - Operator

Urdu Point 01 Apr 2021
"After the resumption of the construction of the offshore section of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in January 2021, there has been an increased activity of warships, aircraft and helicopters, as well as civilian vessels of foreign countries, whose actions are often clearly ...
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Oregon Bill Targets Three GW of Floating Offshore Wind by 2030

The Maritime Executive 26 Mar 2021
... Offshore Wind Energy." ... According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, floating offshore wind development could support up to $6 billion in construction-phase economic activity off Oregon by 2050, along with 44,000 to 66,000 full-time equivalent construction job-years.
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CNOOC oil, gas production hits record high in 2020

China Daily 26 Mar 2021
In 2020, the company has also actively responded to the general trend of energy transition and continuously practiced its green and low-carbon development strategy ... It has also actively promoted new energy business with focus on offshore wind power.
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RWE takes FID on 1.4-GW Sofia wind project off UK

Renewables Now 25 Mar 2021
The energy major said on Wednesday it intends to start onshore enabling works this spring, while offshore construction activities are due to be launched in 2023. The huge power plant, which is RWE’s largest offshore installation, will be up and running by the fourth quarter of 2026 ... (GBP 1.0 = USD 0.729/EUR 0.845) ....
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Voters OK a wave of borrowing that will generate a wave of spending

The Providence Journal 04 Mar 2021
King said that expanding the port’s pier capacity protects existing jobs, and it will enhance the facility’s ability to support offshore wind farm operations, from an impending wave of planned construction activity to wind turbine maintenance operations over the long-term.
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Opponents of NJ offshore wind project worry turbines will affect views, fishing, and tourism

Phys Dot Org 17 Feb 2021
The project will power a half-million homes in New Jersey and, according to Orsted, create thousands of jobs, both offshore and on during the initial construction process, which could begin this year ... Phil Murphy, who has actively pushed for alternative energy in the state, and President Joe Biden.
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Opponents of NJ offshore wind project worry turbines will affect views, fishing, tourism

Atlantic City 16 Feb 2021
The project will power a half-million homes in New Jersey and, according to Ørsted, create thousands of jobs, both offshore and on during the initial construction process, which could begin this year ... Phil Murphy, who has actively pushed for alternative energy in the state, and President Joe Biden.
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Under the sea, humans have changed ocean sounds

West Hawaii Today 10 Feb 2021
Changes in the ocean soundscape affect wide swaths of marine life, from tiny snapping shrimp to huge right whales, the researchers found. ADVERTISING ... But increased noise from shipping traffic, motorized fishing vessels, underwater oil and gas exploration, offshore construction and other human activity is making it harder for fish to hear each other.
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New insights into whales and dolphins highlight conservation threat

Phys Dot Org 05 Feb 2021
... on how we should assess the impact of human activities on their conservation. Human activities such as shipping, tourism, offshore construction, and naval exercises have an impact on the foraging opportunities of sea mammals, which in turn can impact their ability to reproduce.
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