Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Maersk contracts Heerema Fabrication for EPC of Culzean jackets

Fri, Sep 4, 2015 Heerema Fabrication Group has won the engineering, procurement, and construction contract for the jackets of both the central processing facilities...

Nexans to supply power cables for Nasr expansion project

Thu, Sep 3, 2015 The new production complex for the Nasr oil field offshore Abu Dhabi will be powered by Nexans’ subsea cables, under a €90-million ($100-million) c...

Crondall joins Fortuna LNG subsea FEED team

Thu, Sep 3, 2015 Crondall Energy has secured a contract with Aker Solutions and Subsea 7 for Ophir Energy’s Fortuna LNG project offshore Equatorial Guinea.

Maersk contracts Amec Foster Wheeler for North Sea engineering services

Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Maersk Oil has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a three-year integrated services contract in the UK North Sea.

Noble updates Israel field discussions

Thu, Sep 3, 2015 Noble Energy (NYSE: NBL) continues to work with Israel’s government to progress development of its deepwater discoveries and to ensure a stable inv...

INPEX offers expanded Abadi gas development plan

Thu, Sep 3, 2015 INPEX Corp. has sent to the Indonesian Special Task Force on Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKK Migas) a revised development plan for th...

DCP compression platform in place at Malampaya

Wed, Sep 2, 2015 Installation has been completed of the 13,000-ton Malampaya depletion compression platform at Shell’s Malampaya field offshore the Philippines.

Xodus to study decommissioning options for two North Sea fields

Wed, Sep 2, 2015 Nexen Petroleum U.K. has contracted Xodus Group to undertake front-end engineering and design services for decommissioning of the Ettrick and Black...

SMOE, Subsea 7 clinch North Sea Culzean topsides/subsea contracts

Tue, Sep 1, 2015 Maersk Oil has issued two major contracts for its Culzean high-pressure/high-temperature gas/condensate field development in the UK central North S...

Maersk Oil gets go-ahead for UK North Sea Culzean project

Mon, Aug 31, 2015 The UK Oil & Gas Authority has approved the development of the Maersk Oil-operated high-pressure/high-temperature Culzean field in the UK centr...

Offshore Oil Field Development: Africa

Crondall joins Fortuna LNG subsea FEED team

Crondall Energy has secured a contract with Aker Solutions and Subsea 7 for Ophir Energy’s Fortuna LNG project offshore Equatorial Guinea.

INPEX offers expanded Abadi gas development plan

INPEX Corp. has sent to the Indonesian Special Task Force on Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKK Migas) a revised development plan for the Abadi gas field in the Arafura Sea’s Masela block.

Al Shaheen well campaign passes halfway mark

The current development of the Al Shaheen field offshore Qatar is progressing as planned, according to operator Maersk Oil, with the 50-well program more than half way complete.

Oriental takes the reins at Ebok offshore Nigeria

Oriental Energy Resources and Afren have concluded a transition plan for the shallow-water Ebok field offshore Nigeria.

GLOBAL E&P

Shell aimed to re-start exploration drilling offshore Alaska last month, assuming sea ice had cleared.

Total awards Aquatic Moho Nord subsea contract

Aquatic Engineering and Construction Ltd., an Acteon company, has won a contract on the Moho Nord subsea project offshore the Republic of Congo.

Second production well under way at SE Etame platform offshore Gabon

VAALCO Energy says the jackup Transocean Constellation II has completed drilling the first well from the SEENT platform on its Etame field offshore Gabon.

World Bank provides finance to propel Ghana’s deepwater Sankofa gas scheme

The World Bank has approved $700 million in guarantees for Ghana’s Sankofa gas project, which is designed to alleviate the country’s serious energy shortages by developing new sources of natural gas for domestic power generation.

Otakikpo project offshore Nigeria scheduled for 3Q start-up

Lekoil has issued an update regarding operational activity at the Otakikpo marginal field.

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

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