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: Australia & New Zealand

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

McDermott accelerates offshore Saudi Arabia schedule

McDermott has issued a progress report on various offshore projects.

Esso Australia wraps up Turrum drilling offshore Australia in Bass Strait

Esso Australia has completed the drilling of five new wells in its Turrum gas field development. 

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.

Cooper signs HoA for Sole gas offshore Australia

Cooper Energy (ASX:COE) has signed a heads of agreement with glass container manufacturer O-I Australia for the sale of gas from the Sole field development in the Gippsland basin offshore Victoria.

Woodside taps Wood Group Kenny for Browse FLNG flowline FEED

Wood Group Kenny will perform front-end engineering and design for the proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas development offshore Western Australia, to be operated by Woodside.

BassGas reserves revision spurs possible Trefoil development offshore Australia

On the basis of data from the Yolla-5 and Yolla-6 development wells, Origin Energy has reduced the Yolla field gas reserves estimate, pending further evaluation of the data from the wells.

Cooper declares Manta field off Australia can be commercial

Cooper Energy (ASX:COE) has re-assessed the potential of the Manta field in the Gippsland basin offshore southeast Australia.

Woodside completing latest Pluto LNG tie-in offshore Australia

Woodside Petroleum says the first of two subsea installation campaigns has started for the Phase 1 Xena field development offshore Western Australia.

GLOBAL E&P

Oil and gas production from the world's deepwater fields will grow by 7.7% annually over the next seven years according to analyst Douglas Westwood, reaching 10.2 MMboe/d in 2021.

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