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

DEA delegates offshore Norway well planning to AGR

April 20, 2015

DEA Norge has contracted AGR for well engineering and operational support for the operator’s drilling programs offshore Norway.

Atwood Osprey contract amended following cyclone offshore Australia

April 20, 2015

Atwood Oceanics Inc. (NYSE: ATW) has amended its contract for its semisubmersible drilling unit, the Atwood Osprey.   

Petrobras completes ultra-deepwater Farfan extension well test

April 20, 2015 Formation testing at Petrobras’ well 3-BRSA-1286-SES in the BM-SEAL-11 concession of the Sergipe-Alagoas basin has confirmed two light oil and gas ...

US offshore drilling rig count remains steady

April 20, 2015

The weekly rig count for offshore US remained steady at 33 in the recent Baker Hughes data release. 

Transocean gets Sedco Express contract extension

April 17, 2015

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) has won a 45-day contract extension for the Sedco Express offshore Nigeria at a day rate of $300,000. 

Latest Rossukon well off Thailand yields more oil

April 17, 2015

KrisEnergy’s final exploration well of its current campaign in the Gulf of Thailand's G6/48 concession has proven more oil and gas.

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