Offshore Drilling & Completion: North Sea & Europe

Suncor gets go-ahead to drill offshore Norway

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has granted Suncor Energy Norge AS consent to drill exploration well 34/4-14 S and A in the Norwegian Sea.

Statoil set to drill Norwegian Sea wildcat

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has approved Statoil’s plan for exploration drilling on the Snedfrid Nord prospect in the Norwegian Sea.

Maersk Interceptor starts drilling at Ivar Aasen

The jackup Maersk Interceptor has started a three-year development program on the Ivar Aasen field in the Norwegian North Sea.

Faroe lines up four wells offshore Norway

Faroe Petroleum has outlined its 2015 drilling schedule offshore Norway.

Lundin to spud Zulu prospect in the North Sea

Petrolia Norway AS has commenced drilling of exploratory well 26/10-1 in PL674BS in the Norwegian North Sea.

Report underlines downturn in UK offshore activity

Forty wells were drilled offshore the UK last year, 10 fewer than in 2013, according to Deloitte’s Petroleum Services Group’s latest North West Europe Review.

Noreco, North Energy renegotiate Norway license deal

Norwegian Energy Co. (Noreco) has agreed to transfer its 30% stake in Norwegian Sea license PL484 to North Energy, subject to government approval.

Sharp drop expected in Norway offshore investments

High costs and lower oil prices could drive necessary readjustments that will strengthen Norway’s petroleum industry, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).

UK offshore production up, exploration declining

Activity levels in the UK and Norwegian offshore sectors continue to diverge strongly, according to the latest review from Hannon Westwood (HW).

Repsol terminates offshore Canaries drilling

Repsol has completed operations on an exploratory well offshore the Canary Islands.

Latest Drilling & Completion News

Suncor gets go-ahead to drill offshore Norway

January 26, 2015

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has granted Suncor Energy Norge AS consent to drill exploration well 34/4-14 S and A in the Norwegian Sea.

Online exclusive: offshore industry has cause for hope amidst falling oil prices

January 26, 2015 The oil and gas been hit hard by the rapid decline in the price of crude over the past few months, but the offshore sector should have some cause f...

Third Barossa well finds gas offshore northern Australia

January 26, 2015

Santos says an appraisal well has proved more gas at the Barossa discovery in the NT/RL5 permit offshore Northern Territory.

Offshore US rig count holds steady

January 26, 2015

Baker Hughes count of rigs operating offshore US held steady last week at 54. Of this number, 53 were in the Gulf of Mexico.

Statoil set to drill Norwegian Sea wildcat

January 23, 2015

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has approved Statoil’s plan for exploration drilling on the Snedfrid Nord prospect in the Norwegian Sea.

White Papers

The Next Evolution: Why Nitrogen Is the Best Choice For Charging Hydraulic-Pneumatic Accumulators

 This whitepaper discusses the operational challenges faced by drillers when ...
Sponsored by

Don't Buy…Make Your Own! Dedicated Nitrogen Generation Systems in Offshore E&P

 The use of nitrogen in the offshore oil and gas industry has a decades-long ...
Sponsored by

Webcasts

Standardization of Offshore Production Systems

The EPC strategy and an update on the construction of the eight units will be presented as well as an overview of future opportunities.

Frac Smarter with Hydrocarbon Tracers

Water, Oil & Gas phase tracers applied during the hydraulic stimulation can tell you how your wellbore is producing.

Sponsored by

Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2014

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award – the top five offshore field development projects for 2014....

You're stuck at 24K feet in 6,500 feet of water. What now?

Join us to learn about a revolutionary advance in free-point technology that can identify a stuck point 50% faster with single trip operation: ...
Sponsored by
Advertisement