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Oil & Gas Production: North Sea & Europe

Pieter Schelte heads to Europe for construction completion

The Pieter Schelte, Allseas new platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel, is on its way to Rotterdam for completion and testing.

North Sea Pegasus West tests prove gas deliverability

Atlantic Petroleum has updated test operations at the Centrica-operated 43/13b-7 Pegasus West gas discovery in the UK southern North Sea.

Core Flood Robot speeds EOR development

BP has started operating what it claims to be the world’s first robotic coreflooding system.

Pipeline issues stall production from Huntington in North Sea

Production from the Huntington field in the UK central North Sea has had to be shut in temporarily, according to partner Noreco.

Turnarounds impact Talisman’s UK offshore production

Talisman’s UK North Sea production averaged 12,000 boe/d during 3Q 2014, down 37% from the previous quarter and 43% year-over-year.

Spike Exploration updates offshore Garantiana discovery

Spike Exploration reports that appraisal well 34/6-3S was drilled into the southern part of the Garantiana discovery in PL554, where Spike holds a 30% working interest.

Golden Eagle goes onstream in UK North Sea

CNOOC subsidiary Nexen Petroleum has started production from the Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) in the UK central North Sea.

BG to rethink options for Jackdaw in North Sea

BG Group and its partners are delaying a sanction decision on the ultra-high-pressure/high-temperature Jackdaw project in the UK central North Sea.


PGNiG set for stake in Gina Krog project offshore Norway

Total E&P Norge has agreed to sell interests in various North Sea fields to Poland’s PGNiG Upstream International for $317 million.

DOT 2014: Deepwater BOP/riser can raise fatigue issue on shallow-water well

Some drilling equipment on modern deepwater rigs may not be optimal for wells in shallower water, particularly in harsh environments such as the North Sea.


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....

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