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: Latin America

Petrojarl I to be converted for early production operations offshore Brazil

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

Technip to supply flexible pipe for Iracema North offshore Brazil

The Tupi BV consortium of Petrobras Netherland, BG, and Galphabe has contracted Technip to supply flexible pipe for the presalt Iracema North field in the Santos basin offshore Brazil.

Sea Lion partners consider lower-cost FPSO option

Premier Oil and partner Rockhopper have agreed to switch to a phased, lower-cost development solution for the Sea Lion field in the offshore North Falkland basin.

Versabar completes Balam-A topsides installation offshore Mexico

Versabar has completed the installation of the 2,850-ton topsides for the Balam-A wellhead platform in the Bay of Campeche for PEMEX. 

Odebrecht/Teekay to supply Libra well test floater

Petrobras and its partners in the Libra consortium have signed a letter of intent with Odebrecht/Teekay for the charter of an FPSO-type platform.

Online exclusive: Mexico’s 2015 Round 1 auction bid is approaching

Mexico is slated to host its first public auction bid, Round 1 in 1Q 2015, and expects to see international and private oil firms vie for rights to 109 blocks.

Drilling begins on Libra field offshore Brazil

With a target depth of 5,850 m (19,193 ft), the first appraisal well was spudded on Libra field off the coast of Brazil in early August.

Technip awarded EPIC contract for Juniper field

BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC has awarded Technip an engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning lump-sum contract for the development of the Juniper project off the southeast coast of Trinidad.

 

Petrobras issues update on three presalt fields

Petrobras has submitted a declaration of commerciality for oil and gas fields in the Sul de Guará, Nordeste de Tupi, and Florim areas in the presalt Santos basin.

RDS to analyze Sea Lion drilling needs

AMEC has awarded RDS a drilling front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for Premier Oil’s Sea Lion development in the offshore North Falklands basin.

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