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: Canada

GLOBAL E&P

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

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.

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.

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.

Indonesia approves proposals for offshore gas field cluster

Husky Energy says it is advancing development work on four shallow-water gas fields in the Madura Strait offshore Indonesia.

Suncor gains licenses offshore Newfoundland

Suncor Energy has received new exploration licenses off the east coast of Newfoundland under a joint bid.

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