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More South Pars platforms near start-up offshore Iran

Gas injected into Iran’s national grid is set to increase as two new platforms come onstream this winter at the South Pars Phase 12 development in the Persian Gulf.

BMT to monitor Egina risers offshore Nigeria

Saipem has contracted BMT Scientific Marine Services to supply the riser integrity monitoring systems for Total’s deepwater Egina development, 150 km (93 mi) offshore Nigeria. 

Noble Energy sets early 2018 target for Leviathan start-up

Noble Energy says reservoir and facility performance has been strong at its Tamar development offshore Israel, with only two hours of downtime reported during 3Q 2014. 

BP expands Tangguh offshore/onshore gas development

BP has awarded the RKV joint partnership the onshore front-end engineering and design contract for a third liquefaction train at the Tangguh LNG project in West Papua province, Indonesia.

Golden Eagle nearing startup in North Sea

Suncor Energy expects first oil from the Nexen-operated Golden Eagle project in the UK central North Sea before year-end.

InterMoor completes Red Hawk spar decommissioning contract

InterMoor, an Acteon company, has completed its contract supporting the decommissioning of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s Red Hawk spar in the Gulf of Mexico.

DONG Energy updates on divestiture, joint development with Total

DONG Energy has agreed to divest 5% of the UK Edradour field to Total E&P UK Ltd., which will result in an aligned DONG Energy participation of 20% in the four UK West of Shetland fields: Laggan, Tormore, Edradour, and Glenlivet. DONG Energy and Total have decided on a joint development of the Edradour and Glenlivet fields, by way of tie-in to the Laggan and Tormore infrastructure.

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.

Petrobas’ P-66 platform’s first modules ready for load-out

The P-66 platform’s first modules are ready and loaded on the Sao Tome barge, Petrobras reported.

Technip wins subsea contract for Bangka development

Chevron Indonesia has awarded Technip a subsea contract for the Bangka development located in the Rapak PSC area 70 km (43 mi) offshore the province of East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Asia

BP expands Tangguh offshore/onshore gas development

BP has awarded the RKV joint partnership the onshore front-end engineering and design contract for a third liquefaction train at the Tangguh LNG project in West Papua province, Indonesia.

Technip wins subsea contract for Bangka development

Chevron Indonesia has awarded Technip a subsea contract for the Bangka development located in the Rapak PSC area 70 km (43 mi) offshore the province of East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Tap provides Manora oil development update

Tap Oil Ltd. has provided an update on the Manora oil development in the northern Gulf of Thailand, in which TAP holds 30% interest.

 

KrisEnergy signs key elements for Wassana oil development

KrisEnergy Ltd. has chartered the Rubicon Vantage FSO vessel and a catenary anchor leg mooring (CALM) buoy for use on the Wassana oil development in the G10/48 license area in the Gulf of Thailand.

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

Husky updated its development/exploration programs offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Petronas reaches new milestone with PFLNG1 project

Petronas has reached another milestone with its Petronas FLNG-1 (PFLNG1) project after successfully lifting the first topside module onto the hull at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering’s shipyard in Okpo, South Korea.

DeepOcean MSV Volantis completes projects offshore China

DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has completed Liwan 3-1 project work offshore China.

Joint venture spuds Manora oil development well offshore Thailand

A joint venture led by Mubadala Petroleum has spudded the first of 15 planned development wells in the Manora oil development in the northern Gulf of Thailand.

Salamander plans further Bualuang facilities expansion offshore Thailand

Salamander Energy says the converted Suksan Salamander FSO has entered service on the Bualuang field in the B8/38 concession in the Gulf of Thailand.

TGT satellite platform in place offshore Vietnam

SOCO International and its partners in the TGT field offshore southern Vietnam are targeting first oil in September or October 2015 for the nearby H5 accumulation. 

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