Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

EMAS AMC completes two deepwater GoM subsea tiebacks for Noble Energy

Mon, Oct 5, 2015 EMAS AMC has successfully completed the first two of three Noble Energy-operated subsea tieback projects in the US Gulf of Mexico.

VENTEQ to oversee North Sea Mariner base operations

Mon, Oct 5, 2015 Statoil has contracted VENTEQ to provide third-party inspection services for its Mariner area development east of the Shetland Isles in the UK sect...

TEN FPSO christened in Singapore

Thu, Oct 1, 2015 Tullow Oil has confirmed that it is fully funded to meet its commitments for the deepwater Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) development offshore Ghana.

Murphy orders subsea hardware for Rotan offshore Malaysia

Thu, Oct 1, 2015 Murphy Sabah Oil has contracted Aker Solutions to supply the subsea production system for the deepwater Rotan gas field development offshore Malays...

Technip plants to deliver umbilicals for Angola’s East Hub

Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Eni has contracted Technip Umbilicals and Angoflex to supply umbilicals for its block 15/06 East Hub development offshore Angola.

SNH, Perenco sanction Kribi FLNG project offshore Cameroon

Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Golar LNG says it has received final approval for its Cameroon floating liquefied natural gas project, due to be commissioned in 2Q 2017.

Schneider wins power distribution contracts for Johan Sverdrup

Wed, Sep 30, 2015 Schneider Electric Norway has won two contracts with a combined value of €11 million ($12.3 million) for work related to power distribution at Joha...

Ichthys platform eased out of floating dock

Tue, Sep 29, 2015 The central processing facility for the Ichthys LNG project off northwest Australia has been launched from the offshore floating dock at the Samsun...

Real-time monitoring assists platform installation offshore Alaska

Tue, Sep 29, 2015 UTEC Survey has provided positioning services to assist installation of a monopod liquid natural gas platform and a 30-km (19-mi), 10-in. LNG pipel...

Ithaca revises terms for North Sea Stella floater delivery

Mon, Sep 28, 2015 Ithaca Energy Inc. says the partners in the Greater Stella Area development in the UK central North Sea have entered into an agreement with Petrofac.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Canada

Husky Energy brings second South White Rose well onstream

 Husky Energy has commenced production from a second oil well at the South White Rose extension drill center offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.


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


The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board has conditionally approved Husky Energy's amended development plan for the White Rose extension project.

Husky planning multi-field development in Indonesia’s Madura Strait

Construction of a wellhead platform and pipeline infrastructure for the liquids-rich BD field offshore Indonesia is around 45% complete, says operator Husky Energy.

Husky gets approval for White Rose extension development plan amendment

Husky Energy has received conditional approval on its development plan amendment for the White Rose extension project offshore Newfoundland, from the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board.

Hebron GBS undergoing outfitting, ballast operations

Kvaerner says construction is progressing on the gravity-based structure for the Hebron field development offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.


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.

Further drilling possible at Huntington in North Sea

Iona Energy has issued an update on two of its UK North Sea field developments.

Arctic E&P activity on the rise

The potential of the offshore Arctic oil and gas market is substantial. While energy analyst Infield Systems suggests the region holds 136.6 Bboe in discovered offshore reserves, a United States Geological Survey report claims there could be another 346 Bboe left undiscovered.

North Sea Huntington partners look to improve recovery

Iona Energy says the E.ON-led joint venture continues progressing solutions for the Huntington oil field development in the UK central North Sea.

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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...