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Equinor's floating project to power oil and gas platforms

Equinor has made a final investment decision on its almost NOK 5 billion (€500 million) Hywind Tampen project, committing to supplying platforms at two North Sea oil and gas fields with power from an 88MW floating wind farm.

Makani prepares for launch with offshore tests

"Many companies are using conventional wind turbines and innovating on the floating platform," explains Makani CEO Fort Felker. "We are doing the opposite."

Fred Olsen to buy into offshore logistics firm

Marine services company Fred Olsen Ocean (FOO) has agreed to acquire a 50% ownership stake in German firm United Wind Logistics (UWL).

Stiesdal's TetraSpar demo gets go-ahead

The floating offshore wind turbine platform concept, designed by industry veteran Henrik Stiesdal, will be installed at a demonstration site in Norway, following a final investment decision by backers Shell and Innogy.

First floating turbine gets new owner

Subsea connector and distribution system supplier Unitech Offshore will take over ownership and operation of the world's first large-scale floating wind turbine from the start of February.

Stiesdal's TetraSpar set for demonstration

NORWAY: Innogy and Shell will collaborate with Stiesdal Offshore Technologies (SOT) to build a demonstration project using the TetraSpar floating foundation concept.

Equinor proposes wind solution for oil and gas platforms

NORWAY: Equinor is considering supplying platforms at two oil and gas fields with power from an 88MW floating offshore wind farm, it has announced.

Norway set to create new test zones

NORWAY: Energy minister Terje Søviknes said the government will identify two offshore zones this autumn for pilot and demonstration offshore wind projects, but held back on supporting a full-scale industry.

Statoil changes name to Equinor

NORWAY: Statoil has changed its name to Equinor to reflect "ongoing changes" within the company, the oil and gas giant has announced.

Statkraft divestment enables future expansion

NORWAY: Divestment of offshore wind farms enables state energy company Statkraft to pursue future investment in new renewable energy markets.