Deepwater Oil Drilling: Canada

Petrofac to manage Nova Scotia deepwater development study

The government of Nova Scotia has contracted Petrofac to help identify the best means of exploiting the eastern Canadian province’s ultra-deepwater oil potential.

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

Husky updated its development/exploration programs offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

Shell welcomes partners to offshore deepwater Nova Scotia project

ConocoPhillips and Suncor Energy will join Shell as joint venture partners on its deepwater Shelburne basin exploration program.

 

Flemish Pass partners plan further deepwater drilling

Husky Energy and Statoil have secured the semisubmersible West Hercules for an exploration and appraisal campaign this fall in the deepwater Flemish Pass basin offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Liwan nears start-up offshore China

Husky Energy says the CNOOC-operated Liwan gas project in the South China Sea is nearing production, with commissioning of the shallow water platform and gas plant under way.

Side track proves high-impact oil in deepwater Bay du Nord offshore Canada

Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) and co-venturer Husky Energy (TSX:HSE) are building a major oil reserves base offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Statoil finds more oil offshore Newfoundland

Statoil has made a third deepwater oil discovery in the Flemish Pass basin offshore Newfoundland.

Statoil finds oil in deepwater Harpoon offshore Newfoundland

Statoil has discovered light oil in the Harpoon prospect in the Flemish Pass basin offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

BP gains deepwater blocks offshore eastern Canada

BP has been successful in its bid for four deepwater exploration blocks offshore Nova Scotia.

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