Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Nexans dispatches first Shah Deniz Stage 2 DEH cables

Thu, Dec 18, 2014 Nexans has delivered its first subsea direct electrical heating (DEH) system consignment to BP for use in the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Aze...

Petrojarl I to be converted for early production operations offshore Brazil

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Teekay Offshore Partners has entered an agreement to provide an FPSO for the Atlanta field in the Santos basin offshore Brazil.

Husky targets mid-year start-up for South White Rose offshore Newfoundland

Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Husky Oil expects first oil in mid-2015 from the South White Rose satellite extension offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Vaalco reassesses offshore Gabon plans following H2S inflow

Wed, Dec 17, 2014 Vaalco Energy says the jackup Transocean Constellation II has completed the first development well drilled from the newly installed Etame platform ...

HitecVision establishes new service group

Tue, Dec 16, 2014

HitecVision is establishing a new oil service group under the name Global Maritime Group by merging five companies in its portfolio.

Statoil sanctions Rutil-Gullfaks tieback offshore Norway

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 Statoil and partners Petoro and OMV have committed to develop the Rutil gas/condensate discovery in the Gullfaks Rimfaks valley in the North Sea.

Chevron commissions Captain Phase 4 subsea engineering

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 Chevron has contracted Wood Group Kenny Caledonia Ltd. for subsea engineering on its fourth-phase Captain oil field development in the UK central N...

Browse FLNG moves to FEED phase

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 Woodside Petroleum says the Browse Joint Venture has agreed to a revised schedule for front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the Browse FLNG d...

Chevron chooses polymer injection for Captain Phase IV in North Sea

Mon, Dec 15, 2014 Chevron North Sea has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the Captain enhanced oil recovery (EOR) de...

DSME contracts Aker Solutions for North Sea Mariner hookup

Mon, Dec 15, 2014 Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering has contracted Aker Solutions to provide engineering, construction, and commissioning services for the h...

Offshore Oil Field Development: Canada

Husky targets mid-year start-up for South White Rose offshore Newfoundland

Husky Oil expects first oil in mid-2015 from the South White Rose satellite extension offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Exxon awards 52-well Hebron wellhead and production tree order to Cameron

ExxonMobil Canada Properties has contracted Cameron to supply wellhead equipment and production trees for the Hebron project offshore Newfoundland.

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.

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

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

North Sea Golden Eagle project on schedule

Suncor Energy says the Nexen-operated Golden Eagle project in the UK central North Sea remains on track to achieve first oil in late 2014 or early 2015.

Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

Apply wins North Sea, offshore Canada quarters work

Apply has won living quarters contracts for two offshore projects. 

Hebron preparations make progress

Kvaerner says work is progressing on the gravity-based structure (GBS) for ExxonMobil’s Hebron project offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

Fixed platforms face development challenges in ice-infested waters

The Arctic is increasingly important in securing energy supplies for the future, notwithstanding the economic, environmental, and social challenge. Finding and extracting oil and gas in the Arctic and Subarctic regions is itself challenging due to extreme temperatures, ice conditions, remoteness and a sensitive natural environment.

Arctic E&P operations continue to advance

Despite the technological and environmental challenges, operators continue to propel exploration, development, and production operations across this frontier region.

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