Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Online exclusive: New strategy needed for deepwater development, unconventional plays

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 The unconventional resource play serves to achieve production targets whereas aspiration for a large material discovery pushes the industry toward ...

Cost pressures slow investment in TGT project offshore Vietnam

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 SOCO International says development drilling at the Te Giac Trang (TGT) complex in the Nam Con Son basin offshore southern Vietnam remains on track...

Wintershall assigns DNV GL verification duties for Maria offshore Norway

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 Wintershall Norge has appointed DNV GL as independent verification body and assigned the company third-party design verification scope for the subs...

BG Group contracts KBR for technical support

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 BG Group has signed a global alliance with KBR that will involve KBR providing technical support, services in both the pre-front-end engineering an...

Fourth South Pars jacket completed

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Construction has been completed of the jacket for platform D, the fourth of the South Pars Phase 12 platforms in the Persian Gulf.

Ramboll receives more North Sea Culzean design work

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 Maersk Oil UK has contracted Ramboll Oil & Gas for detailed design of two jackets and piles for the Culzean field in the UK central North Sea.

Oil price fall to impact Europe’s development spending, survey predicts

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 Wood Mackenzie has issued an overview of the most significant events that impacted the oil and gas sector last year in Europe (excluding the UK and...

Eni contracts FPSO for Offshore Cape Three Points Ghana development

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 Eni Ghana Exploration & Production Ltd. has awarded the consortium of Yinson Production (West Africa) Pte Ltd. and Yinson Production West Afric...

RWG to upgrade offshore UAE gas generators

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 ZADCO has contracted RWG to provide maintenance services for Industrial Avon gas generators used to enhance oil and gas production offshore the UAE.

McDermott’s DB50 makes record lift in GoM

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 McDermott International Inc.’s Derrick Barge 50 recently completed the installation of a drilling and production platform in the US Gulf of Mexico ...

Offshore Oil Field Development: Africa

Eni contracts FPSO for Offshore Cape Three Points Ghana development

Eni Ghana Exploration & Production Ltd. has awarded the consortium of Yinson Production (West Africa) Pte Ltd. and Yinson Production West Africa Ltd. a contract for the charter, operation, and maintenance of an FPSO at the Offshore Cape Three Points development. 

Cape Three Points offshore Ghana development to proceed

Eni, Vitol, and Ghana National Petroleum Corp. (GNPC) have signed an agreement to proceed with the Offshore Cape Three Points project in Ghana. 

Lekoil revises Otakikpo oil reserves offshore Nigeria

Lekoil (AIM: LEK) has received an addendum to the Competent Persons Report on the Otakikpo marginal field by AGR TRACS International Ltd. 

Gas exports, more oil flow from Jubilee offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says the deepwater Jubilee field offshore Ghana exceeded its production target last year, averaging 102,000 b/d of oil.

SBM Offshore readies N’Goma FPSO offshore Angola

SBM Offshore has received formal production readiness notice (PRN) for the N’Goma FPSO from Eni for the block 15/06 West Hub development offshore Angola.

Cairn to focus on North Sea, northwest Africa drilling

Cairn Energy has outlined its offshore exploration plans for 2015.

Total achieves flare-out at Ofon Phase 2 offshore Nigeria

Total has completed the flare-out of the shallow-water Ofon field offshore Nigeria in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 102.

Eni starts production at Nené Marine field offshore Congo

Eni has started production from Nené Marine field offshore Congo, eight months after obtaining the production permit and 16 months following the exploration discovery. 

FMC nets deepwater Angola production order

Eni Angola has commissioned FMC Technologies to supply subsea production systems for the deepwater block 15/06 East Hub development.

Vaalco reassesses offshore Gabon plans following H2S inflow

Vaalco Energy says the jackup Transocean Constellation II has completed the first development well drilled from the newly installed Etame platform offshore Gabon.

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