Offshore Drilling & Completion: Canada News

Indonesia approves proposals for offshore gas field cluster

Husky Energy says it is advancing development work on four shallow-water gas fields in the Madura Strait offshore Indonesia.

Karoon completes Kangaroo side track well off Brazil

Karoon Gas Australia has completed the first of two planned side track wells on its Kangaroo-2 appraisal well in exploration block S-M-1165 of Brazil’s Santos basin.

Husky targets mid-year start-up for South White Rose offshore Newfoundland

Husky Oil expects first oil in mid-2015 from the South White Rose satellite extension offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Exxon awards 52-well Hebron wellhead and production tree order to Cameron

ExxonMobil Canada Properties has contracted Cameron to supply wellhead equipment and production trees for the Hebron project offshore Newfoundland.

Online Exclusive: Deloitte: The Next Chapter of the Energy Renaissance

Oil and gas professionals believe that the United States has enough affordable natural gas production to meet rising and changing sources of demand, and that the country will be self-sufficient in oil in five to 10 years, according to a Deloitte survey titled, “2014 Oil and Gas Survey: The Next Chapter of the Energy Renaissance.”

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

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

Alfa Laval wins offshore pumping systems order in Canada

Alfa Laval has won an order to supply Framo with water pumping systems for an oil drilling platform to be located in the Atlantic Ocean off the Canadian coast.

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. 

KCA wins first contract for offshore Hebron project

The Platform Services division of KCA Deutag has entered the offshore Canada drilling sector following the award of a multi-million-dollar contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties.

Enegi to drill its first well offshore eastern Canada

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board has extended Period 1 of an exploration license held by Enegi Oil by one year.

Latest Drilling & Completion News

Statoil gets go-ahead for Gina Krog area well

March 27, 2015 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has authorized Statoil to drill an exploratory well close to the Gina Krog field in the central Norwegian North...

PSA probes dropped object on Troll semi BOP

March 27, 2015 Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway is investigating a dropped object incident that occurred on Monday on the drilling deck of the semisubmersi...

As well numbers decline, lower costs may aid recovery says Wood Mackenzie

March 26, 2015 Although overall well numbers will dip in 2015, Wood Mackenzie says drilling activity in 2016 is set to recover as many explorers seize their chanc...

Santos makes deepwater Malaysia oil discovery

March 25, 2015

Santos Ltd. has discovered oil in a deepwater wildcat offshore Sabah, east Malaysia.

Petrobras updates results of second Libra appraisal well

March 25, 2015 Petrobras and its partners have completed drilling of extension well 3-RJS-735/735A in the central part of the Libra block in the Santos basin.

Rosneft cancels jackup contract in Russian Arctic

March 25, 2015

North Atlantic Drilling Co. has received a cancellation notice for from Rosneft for use of Northern Offshore’s jackup Energy Endeavor.

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