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Oil & Gas Production: North Sea & Europe

Replacement metering online at Dunlin in North Sea

Alderley Metering Solutions has commissioned a crude oil metering system for Fairfield Energy’s Dunlin Alpha platform in the UK northern North Sea.

Statoil resumes production on Njord A platform

Statoil ASA has resumed oil and gas production on the Njord A platform in the Norwegian North Sea.

Culzean set for ultra-HP/HT boost

Maersk Oil has unveiled its plans for Culzean, an ultra-high-pressure/high-temperature (uHP/HT) gas/condensate field in the UK central North Sea.

Nexen to tie in second North Sea Blackbird well

Initial testing from the second Blackbird field production well in the UK central North Sea has achieved sustained rates of over 7,000 b/d of oil.

Synectics adds Clair Ridge project to North Sea portfolio

Synectics has designed and delivered an end-to-end surveillance solution for Clair Ridge – the £4.5 billion ($7.7 billion) second-phase development project in the North Sea’s Clair field.

MacGregor updates on recent orders from Bumi Armada

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order from Bumi Armada Bhd, a Malaysia-based international offshore oilfied services provider, to supply a Pusnes offloading system for an FPSO conversion project.

Spike declares Pil, Bue oil discoveries to be commercial

Following two side tracks from the original exploration well that discovered Pil in PL586 outside mid-Norway in April, the combined current resource interval for the Pil and Bue discoveries is now estimated to 80 –200 MMboe, 80% of which is predicted to be oil and condensate. With such volumes and the reservoir characteristics seen, Spike Exploration is of the opinion that Pil and Bue are commercially viable.

GSP vessel sails to Prirazlomonoye in Russian Arctic

Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP) has mobilized its construction vessel GSP Falcon to the Pechora Sea off northwest Russia for a 30-day program for Gazprom Neft Shelf.

Statoil shuts-in Oseberg East after vessel collision

Statoil has shut-in its oil platform at the Oseberg East field offshore Norway after a supply vessel collision.

Energy consortium project marks first step in enhanced oil recovery

An energy industry consortium set up to tackle the challenge of enhancing oil recovery from reservoirs has started with a kick-off meeting for its plan of action.


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