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Oil & Gas Production: North Sea & Europe

Production stimulation measures under review for North Sea Breagh gas field

Production has been shut down at the Breagh facilities in the UK southern North Sea to remove fouling within the slug catchers and to replace level control instrumentation.

Ormen Lange field partners delay subsea compression

Norske Shell and its partners have decided to postpone work on offshore compression for the Ormen Lange field in the Norwegian Sea.

Statoil proves more reserves in North Sea Valemon area

Statoil has discovered oil and gas in the Valemon Nord prospect in the Norwegian North Sea.

Minimal facility production buoys could unlock 'stranded' North Sea resources

One partnership is working to develop economic solutions for marginal fields even in the 5-10 MMbbl range. This involves use of what they term "buoyant solutions" which can be unmanned, minimal facility production buoys or self-installing floating towers, both suited to rapid depletion of small fields and easy re-configuration for service elsewhere. Enegi Oil and ABTechnology, via their joint venture ABT Oil and Gas, are working on a first potential application on the 10-MMbbl Fyne field in the UK central North Sea.

North Sea Gudrun delivers first production

Statoil and partners GDF Suez and OMV have started production from the Gudrun oil and gas field in the Norwegian North Sea.

DONG advances repairs on North Sea Siri platform

Noreco has provided an update on production issues at its fields in the Danish North Sea.

XPD8 wins three contracts for work in North Sea and Africa

Asset integrity management specialist XPD8 Solutions has secured contracts worth a combined £4 million ($6.6 million) for work in the North Sea and Africa.

DNV GL wins verification services contract with Apache

DNV GL has been awarded a major verification services contract with Apache, which has a primary term of three years, and two one-year extension options.

Second well onstream at Juliet in North Sea

GDF SUEZ has started gas production from the second of two development wells on the Juliet field in the UK southern North Sea.

PSA authorizes Heidrun EOR work offshore Norway

Statoil has consent from Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to modify the Heidrun field complex in the Norwegian Sea.


Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...

Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2013

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award - the top five offshore field development projects for 2013....