Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Latest Rossukon well off Thailand yields more oil

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

KrisEnergy’s final exploration well of its current campaign in the Gulf of Thailand's G6/48 concession has proven more oil and gas.

Lime builds license position offshore Norway

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

Lime Petroleum Norway has agreed to farm into 30% of license PL544 in the central Norwegian North Sea from operator Lundin Norway.

DeepOcean to install subsea facilities for Maria tie-in offshore Norway

Thu, Apr 16, 2015 Statoil has commissioned DeepOcean to handle riser/umbilical and cable installations for the Kristin and Heidrun platforms in the Norwegian Sea, in...

Subsea 7 installs subsea positioning system at Aasta Hansteen offshore Norway

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Nautronix’s NASNet communications array is fully operational for Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen field development in the Norwegian Sea.

Technip to provide FEED for China’s first TLPs

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

CNOOC has awarded Technip/China Offshore Oil Engineering Co. a front-end engineering and design contract for two TLPs.

Power generation starts at Gorgon LNG project offshore Australia

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Chevron’s Gorgon Project offshore Western Australia has reached a milestone with the start-up of its first gas turbine generator. 

Norwegian officials open Statoil’s Valemon

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Norwegian Petroleum and Energy Minister Tord Lien has officially opened Statoil’s Valemon gas and condensate field.

Energean considers buoyant tower for next phase of Prinos offshore Greece

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

GMC has completed basic design for a self-installing buoyant tower for Energean Oil and Gas’ Prinos field development offshore western Greece.

Online exclusive: Subsea Valley Conference opens with Norway’s Minister of Petroleum & Energy remarks

Wed, Apr 15, 2015 Norway’s Minister of Petroleum & Energy, Tord Lien, opened the Subsea Valley Conference, held in Oslo, Norway, with remarks on the state of the...

Wintershall outlines Dutch offshore E&P schedule

Wed, Apr 15, 2015 Wintershall Noordzee expects to start gas production later this year from the L6-B platform, its 25th fixed installation in the Dutch North Sea.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Africa

Oil flows from Etame 12-H well offshore Gabon

First production has been achieved from Etame 12-H, a development well drilled from the Etame platform offshore Gabon.

Cairn, partners consider FPSO for offshore Senegal

FAR Ltd. and its joint venture partners ConocoPhillips, Cairn Energy, and Petrosen are eying an FPSO to develop the SNE-1 and FAN-1 oil discoveries offshore Senegal.

WorleyParsons to address Equatorial Guinea block R FEED scope

Ophir Energy has contracted WorleyParsons to provide engineering and project management services for the offshore Equatorial Guinea block R Fortuna gas development.

Total awards ultra-deepwater Kaombo marine warranty work to DNV GL

Total E&P Angola has awarded the marine warranty services (MWS) contract for the offshore Angola Kaombo project to DNV GL’s Noble Denton Marine Assurance group.

Afren updates Okoro contractual dispute

Afren has commented on press reports concerning the shallow-water Okoro field development offshore Nigeria.

Eni looks for Mozambique FLNG decision later this year

In its annual report, Eni said it anticipates reaching a final investment decision (FID) regarding its potential offshore Mozambique FLNG project in the second half of this year.

Total contracts ROV services from Fugro for Moho Nord

Total E&P Congo has awarded Fugro a five-year, $100-million contract for ROV services and remote subsea tooling for the Moho Nord field offshore Republic of Congo.

Azonto seeks to improve economics of gas plan offshore Côte d’Ivoire

Azonto Petroleum has issued a progress report on its shallow-water Gazelle gas field development in block CI-202 offshore Côte d’Ivoire.

Oceaneering to supply umbilicals for deepwater OCTP development off Ghana

Eni Ghana has contracted the Oceaneering International/GE Oil & Gas consortium to supply subsea equipment for the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block project offshore Ghana.

Ophir to focus on lower-cost offshore exploration, LNG studies

Ophir Energy says it is following the industry trend of prioritizing capex to protect its balance sheet and reduce its cost structure after the fall in the oil price.



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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....