Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Iona negotiating farm-out of Orlando in North Sea

Fri, Aug 28, 2015 Iona Energy expects cost for the Orlando tieback to the Ninian Central platform in the UK northern North Sea during 2015-2016 to be reduced from $2...

McDermott nets second major contract from Aramco

Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Saudi Aramco has awarded McDermott International a lump sum contract for brownfield work on various fields offshore Saudi Arabia.

Al Shaheen well campaign passes halfway mark

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 The current development of the Al Shaheen field offshore Qatar is progressing as planned, according to operator Maersk Oil, with the 50-well progra...

Undeveloped UK fields deserve attention, report claims

Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Consultants Hannon Westwood (HW) have issued a new report on near-term developments affecting the UK continental shelf (UKCS).

Second well brought into production at Gazprom Neft Prirazlomnoye field

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 Gazprom Neft has brought its second well into production at the Prirazlomnoye field, with output totaling 1,800 metric tons/d (1,984 tons/d).

Eni, NCA to collaborate on emergency response in Barents Sea

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 Eni Norge has entered a mutual assistance agreement with the Norwegian Coastal Administration on support vessels for the Goliat field in the Barent...

Seal protects Shah Deniz subsea HIPPS valve

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has developed a new type of seal for a valve designed by Aberdeen-based Schoolhill Hydraulic Engineering for BP’s Shah...

Martin Linge flow meters to monitor MEG injection

Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Litre Meter has supplied 14 displacement flow meters for Total’s Martin Linge field development in the Norwegian North Sea.

Oriental takes the reins at Ebok offshore Nigeria

Mon, Aug 24, 2015

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

Petrex surveys integrity of North Sea Athena risers, moorings

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 Petrex Developments has completed inspection of the Athena FPSO’s dynamic flexible riser/umbilical systems, mooring system, and hull in the UK cent...

Offshore Oil Field Development: Asia

Tanjong Baram tieback leads to changes at West Lutong A

EnQuest says the Tanjong Baram field development offshore Malaysia came onstream on schedule in June.


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

Wood Group Kenny to perform CRD subsea/dry tree riser studies

Talisman Energy has awarded Wood Group two front-end engineering and design contracts for the development of the 67-MMboe Ca Rong Do field offshore Vietnam.

Wassana close to start-up offshore Thailand

KrisEnergy expects its Wassana oil field development to go onstream this month in the G10/48 license in the Gulf of Thailand.

Third TGT platform goes online offshore Vietnam

First oil and gas has flowed from the H5 wellhead platform on the Te Giac Trang field in the Cuu Long basin offshore southern Vietnam.

Ophir wells to test new plays south of Bualuang offshore Thailand

Ophir Energy has contracted the jackup Vantage Emerald Driller for a new exploration campaign on the G4/50 exploration block in the Gulf of Thailand.

McDermott accelerates offshore Saudi Arabia schedule

McDermott has issued a progress report on various offshore projects.

Carimin to perform topsides maintenance for Lundin offshore Malaysia

Carimin Engineering Services Sdn. Bhd. has a letter of award from Lundin Malaysia to perform topsides major maintenance offshore Malaysia.

Lundin to resume exploratory drilling on Bertam block offshore Malaysia

Lundin Petroleum has brought onstream three more wells at the Bertam field offshore Peninsular Malaysia and expects two more to start up this month.

SBM receives contract extension for Yetagun storage vessel

SBM Offshore has received notification of a three-year extension of its contract to operate the FSO Yetagun offshore Myanmar.

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Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

When Mexico’s historic energy reform legislation became law on Dec. 21, 2013, it opened the country to foreign investment in its oil and gas sector...

Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spa...

Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

Cloud computing opens up to offshore engineering teams the opportunity to take advantage of almost unlimited computing power and data storage capab...

Falling oil prices and the offshore oil and gas industry: assessing the state of the market

The precipitous decline in oil prices has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some sectors are feeling the pi...
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