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Nord Stream 2 Seeks Alternative Route to Avoid Danish Waters

has been pending since January 2018. Therefore, Nord Stream 2 decided to explore alternative routes outside of Danish territorial waters," the Nord Stream 2 consortium said in a statement.Progress as PlannedThe new application process will take about 12 months to complete, a spokesman for the Danish Energy Agency said.A Nord Stream 2 spokesman said the project is progressing as planned in other countries and that it expects "no significant delay" to the pipeline.The Danish part of the pipeline will be installed in the second half of 2019, he said. The alternative route would be 175 kilometres

German upstream company DEA, based in Hamburg, applied for two concessions as part of the 7th licensing round Image DEA

DEA becomes Operator in Denmark

The Danish Energy Agency has awarded DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG two licences in Denmark. The concession area of about 530 square kilometres is located in the southern Central Graben in the western part of the Danish North Sea. The German upstream company DEA, based in Hamburg, applied for two concessions as part of the 7th licensing round in October 2014. Together with the Dutch exploration and production company Dyas and the Danish state-owned company Nordsøfonden, DEA was recognised when awarding the licences and is now an operator in Denmark for the first time with a share of 50% each in

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New Study Eyes Offshore Wind Farm Noise

captured data in the project execution, making sure that the noise impacting on the nearby marine environment is considered and that mitigation measures are put in place should this be needed. The investigation by Lloyd’s Register will adhere to the guidelines recently implemented by the Danish Energy Agency for Horns Rev 3 addressing the underwater noise impact from construction of offshore wind farms. The first turbines at Horns Rev 3 are expected to be connected in 2017

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