Oil & Gas Production: North Sea & Europe

Faroe set to grow stakes in two North Sea fields

Faroe Petroleum has conditionally agreed to acquire Roc Oil (GB Holdings) from Roc Oil (Europe) for up to $20 million.

NPD authorizes start-up of subsea compression at Gullfaks offshore Norway

Statoil and its partners have secured the consent of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to operate a new subsea wet gas compressor and umbilical on the Gullfaks field in the North Sea.

UK CO2 storage project to analyze brine removal

The Energy Technologies Institute is seeking new partners for a project to study the impact of removing brine from subsea reservoirs in the UK sector used to store carbon dioxide. 

Northernmost offshore oil field set to start producing

Eni says it plans to start producing oil soon from Norway’s first Arctic development.

PSA outlines causes of unplanned shutdown of Eldfisk offshore Norway

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has issued its findings on two incidents last August at the Eldfisk complex in the North Sea.

EnQuest optimizes older North Sea fields, prepares for Alma/Galia start-up

EnQuest has provided an update on its UK North Sea operations in its latest results statement.

Alvheim offshore Norway sets production milestone

Det norske oljeselskap says production from the Alvheim area in the Norwegian North Sea has passed 300 MMbbl of oil.

Concept, design key to developing marginal fields

Last year's Wood Review of oil and gas production in the UK continental shelf (UKCS) highlighted the challenges of a mature basin, with marginal fields which may never be developed without concerted engineering and collaborative effort.

Lundin joining major league of Norway offshore producers

Lundin Norway is on a steeply upward production curve, after converting its first two major exploration successes offshore Norway into new development hubs.

UK operators reviewing costs at all levels to sustain future activity

Britain's North Sea producers face a struggle to remain in business.


Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

When Mexico’s historic energy reform legislation became law on Dec. 21, 2013, it opened the country to foreign investment in its oil and gas sector...

Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spa...

Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

Cloud computing opens up to offshore engineering teams the opportunity to take advantage of almost unlimited computing power and data storage capab...

Falling oil prices and the offshore oil and gas industry: assessing the state of the market

The precipitous decline in oil prices has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some sectors are feeling the pi...
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