New tech ‘could cut offshore wind costs by 9%’

A new approach to installing and maintaining deep-water offshore wind turbines could cut costs by 9%. The results of a £200,000 Innovate UK Energy Catalyst study on the Self Erecting Nacelle System (SENSE) show the technology could also trim 4% from the cost of energy at wind farms in shallower water. Its developer, SENSE Offshore […]

Shell starts oil production from deepwater platform in Malaysia

Shell has started oil production from a deepwater platform in Malaysia. The Malikai Tension-Leg Platform (TLP) is the firm’s second deepwater project in the country and is located 100 kilometres off the coast of Sabah. It is expected to have a peak production of 60,000 barrels per day. The project includes a cost-effective platform design and […]