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France is ready to launch its first offshore wind farm.

The construction of the first offshore wind farm in France is expected to start at the end of 2010, after being delayed for many years because of difficult authorization procedures.

read more... 09/11/2010


Gamesa to expand in Great Britain

Spain's Gamesa will open an offshore wind turbine factory and research center in Great Britain, the company announced on Monday.

read more... 26/10/2010


Exxon started extracting Russian oil.

Oil production has begun from the Odoptu field at the Sakhalin-1 project in offshore northeastern Russia, on schedule and within the projected costs. It is expected to add up to 11 million barrels to oil production in 2011

read more... 01/10/2010


Equatorial Guinea signs five oil concession deals.

One of Africa’s largest oil producers, Equatorial Guinea, signed five concession deals, two of which were with Russia's Gazprom Neft that declared in June that they were hoping to sign a production-sharing agreement with the African nation for two oil offshore blocks.

read more... 29/09/2010


Thanet – biggest offshore wind farm.

The biggest offshore wind farm, Thanet, is located off the coast of Kent just south of England. The area of the farm is of 35 square kilometers, with 100 wind turbines, capable of providing energy for 200,000 houses.

read more... 27/09/2010