Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Al-Khafji awards brownfield contract amendment to McDermott

Mon, May 4, 2015 McDermott International Inc. has received a contract amendment from Al-Khafji Joint Operations for a platform in the divided zone between Kuwait an...

Latest Ebok platform offshore Nigeria nears commissioning

Fri, May 1, 2015 Afren is looking to sustain its wide-ranging development and exploration programs offshore Africa, despite the company’s current financial difficul...

Talisman nearing outline plan for CRD offshore Vietnam

Fri, May 1, 2015 Talisman Energy aims to finalize a development plan by mid-year for the CRD oil and gas discovery in block 07/03 in the Nam Con Son basin offshore ...

Todd looks to tie in Te Kiri North offshore New Zealand

Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Cue Energy has issued an update in its offshore E&P programs in Australasia.

South Pars oil layer topsides completed

Wed, Apr 29, 2015 The Sadaf-3.000 barge was due to transport a topsides manufactured in Bandar Abbas, southern Iran, to a new platform commissioned by Petro Iran Co....

Deepsea Aberdeen starts long-term well campaign west of Shetland

Wed, Apr 29, 2015

The newbuild semisubmersible Deepsea Aberdeen has started development drilling on the Loyal field west of Shetland.

NPD ups cost estimate for Johan Sverdrup Phase 1

Tue, Apr 28, 2015 The Norwegian government has submitted a proposition to the country’s parliament (Storting) for the first-phase plan for development and operation ...

FoundOcean completes platform grouting in Bay of Campeche

Tue, Apr 28, 2015

FoundOcean has completed grouting an eight-legged jacket in the Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico, on behalf of McDermott.

Tidewater to supply WROV services at Wheatstone

Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Allseas has awarded Tidewater Subsea a WROV services contract associated with Chevron’s Wheatstone project offshore Australia.

TEN project cleared to proceed following maritime dispute ruling

Mon, Apr 27, 2015 Côte d’Ivoire has failed to block exploration and development in a disputed maritime zone shared by neighboring Ghana, according to Tullow Oil.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Latin America

Trio agree on charter arrangement for Petrobras FPSO

MODEC, Mitsui and Marubeni have committed to invest in a long-term charter business to provide an FPSO for Petrobras’ Tartaruga Verde and Tartaruga Mestiça oil fields offshore southeast Brazil.

Seaway Heavy Lifting to install Perla platforms offshore Venezuela

The Cardon IV joint venture of Eni and Repsol has contracted Seaway Heavy Lifting to install the gas production platforms for the Perla project offshore Venezuela.

Second Falklands exploratory well under way

The semisubmersible Eirik Raude has spudded the 14/20-1 Isobel Deep exploration well on license PL004a in the offshore North Falkland basin.

QGEP contracts McDermott for SURF on deepwater Atlanta early production system

McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR) and a consortium partner have won the SURF engineering, product supply, and installation scope for the Atlanta early production system in the Santos basin offshore Brazil by Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção SA.

Upsurge in drilling activity offshore southern Argentina

Wintershall says operator Total has been drilling new wells on the Carina field offshore Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, since last May. 

Technip to supply flexible pipe for Lula Alto offshore Brazil

Tupi BV has contracted Technip to supply flexible pipes for the Lula Alto field development in the Santos basin presalt area offshore Brazil.

Partners submit Peregrino Phase 2 plan of development

Statoil and partner Sinochem have submitted the plan of development for the Peregrino Phase 2 project offshore Brazil to the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP).

Revised Sea Lion design studies under way offshore Falklands

Work has started on assessing the FPSO design options for the first phase of the Sea Lion development in the offshore North Falkland basin.

Subsea intervention set to grow

Demand for subsea well intervention will remain high over the next five years, according to analysts Douglas-Westwood.

Cougar supplies buoy supported riser control system for Balltec use offshore Brazil

Cougar Automation has developed and commissioned a control system for Balltec to use on the first buoy supported riser (BSR) system installed on Brazil’s Guara-Lula project. 

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