Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Online exclusive: New strategy needed for deepwater development, unconventional plays

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 The unconventional resource play serves to achieve production targets whereas aspiration for a large material discovery pushes the industry toward ...

Cost pressures slow investment in TGT project offshore Vietnam

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 SOCO International says development drilling at the Te Giac Trang (TGT) complex in the Nam Con Son basin offshore southern Vietnam remains on track...

Wintershall assigns DNV GL verification duties for Maria offshore Norway

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 Wintershall Norge has appointed DNV GL as independent verification body and assigned the company third-party design verification scope for the subs...

BG Group contracts KBR for technical support

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 BG Group has signed a global alliance with KBR that will involve KBR providing technical support, services in both the pre-front-end engineering an...

Fourth South Pars jacket completed

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Construction has been completed of the jacket for platform D, the fourth of the South Pars Phase 12 platforms in the Persian Gulf.

Ramboll receives more North Sea Culzean design work

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 Maersk Oil UK has contracted Ramboll Oil & Gas for detailed design of two jackets and piles for the Culzean field in the UK central North Sea.

Oil price fall to impact Europe’s development spending, survey predicts

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 Wood Mackenzie has issued an overview of the most significant events that impacted the oil and gas sector last year in Europe (excluding the UK and...

Eni contracts FPSO for Offshore Cape Three Points Ghana development

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 Eni Ghana Exploration & Production Ltd. has awarded the consortium of Yinson Production (West Africa) Pte Ltd. and Yinson Production West Afric...

RWG to upgrade offshore UAE gas generators

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 ZADCO has contracted RWG to provide maintenance services for Industrial Avon gas generators used to enhance oil and gas production offshore the UAE.

McDermott’s DB50 makes record lift in GoM

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 McDermott International Inc.’s Derrick Barge 50 recently completed the installation of a drilling and production platform in the US Gulf of Mexico ...

Offshore Oil Field Development: Latin America

BP’s Juniper mooring and foundation installation complete

InterMoor has completed mooring and foundation installation for bpTT’s Juniper gas project offshore Trinidad and Tobago. 

Petrobras hails lower-cost subsea tree deployment

Petrobras says it deployed its first wet christmas tree at the end of last year using cables in the presalt area of the Santos basin.

Qingdao McDermott completes fabrication of process module

Qingdao McDermott Wuchuan Offshore Engineering Co. Ltd. has completed a fasttrack compression process module fabrication project for Jord Oil & Gas Systems B.V. 

McDermott vessels to install second Ayatsil platform offshore Mexico

McDermott International says it will install the jacket, deck, and piles for PEMEX’s Ayatsil-A drilling platform in the Ayatsil field in the Bay of Campeche offshore Mexico.

Partners to negotiate unitization of Iara area fields offshore Brazil

BG Group (LSE: BG.L) says partner Petrobras has submitted Declarations of Commerciality (DoCs) to ANP for three separate oil and gas accumulations in the Iara area in the presalt Santos basin offshore Brazil.

BPZ updates Corvina drilling campaign offshore Peru

BPZ Energy says the Corvina CX15-14D development well has been completed offshore Peru and has been averaging 600 b/d of oil.

Damen to convert Petrojarl I for Atlanta offshore Brazil

The Petrojarl I LLC consortium has commissioned Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR) to upgrade the FPSO Petrojarl I.

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.

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