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Kongsberg to supply systems for BW Offshore FPSO

Kongsberg Maritime Engineering will deliver an integrated control and safety system for the new BW Offshore Catcher FPSO.

ONS 2014: Johan Sverdrup in final planning stages

More platforms could be featured in later phases of the Johan Sverdrup development in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Mzia well test supports potential hub development offshore Tanzania

BG Group plc reports that results from a recently completed second drillstem test on the Mzia discovery in block 1 offshore southern Tanzania provided further support for a hub development to supply a potential onshore LNG project.

Dong expects production delays in Hejre, Laggan-Tormore

DONG E&P UK Ltd. updates North Sea operations.  

ONS 2014: Statoil moves to prove more gas at Aasta Hansteen

Statoil plans to drill three exploration wells during 2014-15 in an attempt to prove more gas for the deepwater Aasta Hansteen field development in the Norwegian Sea.

TGS to begin new 3D survey offshore Sierra Leone

TGS is set to begin acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey offshore Sierra Leone, and is chartering the 12-streamer Polarcus Alima for this survey.  

 

ONS 2014: Wood Mackenzie sees positives for incremental projects offshore Norway

A new analysis released by Wood Mackenzie at ONS 2014 examines the role incremental offshore projects could play in Norway over the next 10 years and sees spending of $200 billion in upstream development.

CNOOC begins Wenchang 13-6 oil production

CNOOC Ltd. reports that its Wenchang 13-6 oil field has begun production. CNOOC holds 100% of the field and acts as operator.

Bureau Veritas to class and certify Kaombo FPSOs

Saipem has awarded Bureau Veritas a contract to provide classification and certification services for the two Kaombo FPSOs offshore Angola.

More contracts awarded for Sea Lion offshore Falklands

Premier Oil has updated progress on the Sea Lion project, the first field development offshore the Falkland Islands.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Australia & New Zealand

WorleyParsons to manage North West Shelf brownfield needs

Woodside Petroleum has awarded WorleyParsons an engineering, procurement, and construction management services (EPCM) contract for the North West Shelf project offshore Western Australia.

Large Shell Prelude turret piece sets sail for Samsung

The largest single piece of the mooring turret for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project offshore Australia is on its way from Dubai to the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

AWE updates global offshore projects

AWE Ltd provided its 2Q 2014 production and development update.

WorleyParsons receives a brownfield EPC agreement

WorleyParsons Ltd will provide engineering, procurement, and construction management services under a brownfield EPCM services outline agreement.

Partners ponder North West Shelf subsea tieback

Front-end engineering design continues for Persephone, the next major offshore development in Australia’s North West Shelf.

Ichthys pipelay under way offshore Australia

Construction has started of the gas export pipeline for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG project.

NZOG updates Pateke-4H

New Zealand Oil & Gas reports plans to run the completion and suspend the Pateke-4H well offshore Taranaki, New Zealand, to enable production in 1Q 2015 following the installation of subsea flowline infrastructure and tieback to the Tui FPSO Umuroa.

CNOOC plans to continue domestic success in 2014

The Asia/Pacific region remains at the center of global LNG demand growth, and this could result in Australia becoming the world's largest LNG exporter once projects under construction are complete.

Neptune Marine receives contract for work on Ichthys

McDermott has awarded Neptune Marine Services Ltd. a survey and ROV contract on the Ichthys LNG project.

Biffi provides electric actuator for Ichthys

Biffi Italia has shipped four EGR 50K electric actuators for installation on the Ichthys gas project, the largest oil and gas development offshore Australia’s Northern Territory.

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