Keppel Offshore & Marine fully pays $65m in fines to Brazilian authorities to settle corruption case

Singapore’s offshore oil rig builder Keppel Offshore & Marine said on Monday that it has made full payment of the fines and damages worth around $65m to Brazil under a leniency agreement that had been set out in December last year. The fines are penalties for corrupt payments made by a former agent...

https://splash247.com/keppel-offshore-marine-fully-pays-65m-in-fines-to-brazilian-authorities-to-settle-corruption-case/

Port of Long Beach aims to become the world’s first zero-emissions port

Port of Long Beach executive director Mario Cordero last week declared 2023 the “Year of Imagination” for the port, saying that imaginative initiatives will drive it in its goal to become the world’s first zero-emissions seaport. Among the projects planned, Cordero announced the port’s bid to...

https://splash247.com/port-of-long-beach-aims-to-become-the-worlds-first-zero-emissions-port/

Port of Oakland stake in solar array goes online, bringing power from solar to 30%

The Port of Oakland’s stake in a newly expanded solar array at Antelope Valley Solar Ranch in Lancaster, California, went online last week, delivering renewable energy to the port’s owned and operated utility. The utility sells electricity to tenants at both the Oakland Seaport and the Oakland...

https://splash247.com/port-of-oakland-stake-in-solar-array-goes-online-bringing-power-from-solar-to-30/

Freeport LNG completes repairs at Texas plant after June fire, moves to begin restart process

Freeport LNG, whose Texas liquefaction plant on Quintana Island, Texas, was closed after a fire on June 8 caused significant damage, has asked US regulators for permission to begin restarting the facility. The company is looking “to commence cool down of its Loop 1 transfer piping and reinstate the...

https://splash247.com/freeport-lng-completes-repairs-at-texas-plant-after-june-fire-moves-to-begin-restart-process/

California lawmakers introduce federal bill to permanently ban offshore drilling along US Pacific coast

Two Democratic members of Congress from California – Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative Jared Huffman – have introduced the West Coast Ocean Protection Act in their respective chambers, legislation intended to permanently ban oil and gas drilling in federal waters off the coast of...

https://splash247.com/california-lawmakers-introduce-federal-bill-to-permanently-ban-offshore-drilling-along-us-pacific-coast/

Avangrid appeals approval of power purchase agreements for Commonwealth Wind project

On December 30th, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) denied Avangrid’s request to renegotiate the power purchase agreements (PPAs) it had agreed to in May 2022. Avangrid had claimed that, without concessions from the electric distribution companies (EDCs), the project was...

https://splash247.com/avangrid-appeals-approval-of-power-purchase-agreements-for-commonwealth-wind-project/

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