Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Dragados completes giant Mariner field jacket

Fri, Jul 31, 2015

The jacket for Statoil’s Mariner project was loaded out recently from Dragados Offshore’s yard in southwest Spain.

Brazil group files Iara area development plans

Fri, Jul 31, 2015 BG says the Petrobras-led BM-S-11 consortium has submitted initial field development plans for the Atapú, Sururu, and Berbigão areas in the deepwat...

Arup joins marginal field initiative

Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Arup has agreed to become the latest member of ABT Oil and Gas’ Marginal Field Delivery Consortium.

CRD partners reviewing offshore Vietnam gas options

Fri, Jul 31, 2015

PanPacific Petroleum has issued an update on development planning for block 07/03 offshore Vietnam.

Husky planning multi-field development in Indonesia’s Madura Strait

Thu, Jul 30, 2015 Construction of a wellhead platform and pipeline infrastructure for the liquids-rich BD field offshore Indonesia is around 45% complete, says opera...

Subsea 7 to install West Nile Delta subsea spread

Thu, Jul 30, 2015

BP has awarded Subsea 7 a $500-million contract for the subsea development of the Taurus and Libra fields offshore Egypt.

Woodside taps Wood Group Kenny for Browse FLNG flowline FEED

Thu, Jul 30, 2015 Wood Group Kenny will perform front-end engineering and design for the proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas development offshore Western ...

Otakikpo project offshore Nigeria scheduled for 3Q start-up

Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Lekoil has issued an update regarding operational activity at the Otakikpo marginal field.

PA Resources, ETAP plan two-phase Zarat development offshore Tunisia

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 PA Resources and state oil company ETAP have submitted an updated development plan for the Zarat gas/condensate and oil field offshore Tunisia.

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Middle East

Subsea 7 to install West Nile Delta subsea spread

BP has awarded Subsea 7 a $500-million contract for the subsea development of the Taurus and Libra fields offshore Egypt.

PA Resources, ETAP plan two-phase Zarat development offshore Tunisia

PA Resources and state oil company ETAP have submitted an updated development plan for the Zarat gas/condensate and oil field offshore Tunisia.

Heydar Aliyev drilling program extended at Shah Deniz

BP Exploration has extended Maersk Drilling’s contract for the semisubmersible Heydar Aliyev by a further five years until May 2021.

Pipelay under way for South Pars phases 20, 21

Pars Oil and Gas Co. has started subsea pipelay for phases 20 and 21 of the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf.

ABB to power Al Nasr facilities offshore UAE

Hyundai Heavy Industries has ordered electrical and telecommunication systems from ABB for ADMA-OPCO’s Al Nasr full field development project offshore Abu Dhabi (Package 2).

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.

Dragon ramps up artificial lift offshore Turkmenistan

Dragon Oil aims to procure additional water injection facilities later this year for installation on the Dzheitune (Lam) field in the Cheleken Contract Area in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea.

McDermott signs Aramco brownfield accord

Saudi Aramco has awarded McDermott International (NYSE: MDR) a new long-term agreement. 

Inchcape providing logistical support for Rashid C installations

Technip has contracted Inchcape Shipping Services to provide marine agency services and logistics for Dubai Petroleum Establishment’s offshore Rashid C project.

Restraining frame assists Shah Deniz jacket placements

Houlder’s Marine Equipment division has delivered a pin pile installation and restraining frame to Saipem for the Shah Deniz gas field development, 100 km (62 mi) offshore Baku in the Caspian Sea.

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