Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Heerema calls on Applus RTD for Kaombo development testing

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Applus RTD has won a contract from Heerema Marine Contractors as part of the Kaombo development offshore Angola.

OneSubsea to provide equipment for Taurus Libra offshore Egypt

Thu, Apr 23, 2015 OneSubsea has received a multi-million dollar contract to supply subsea systems for BP’s West Nile Delta Taurus Libra development offshore Egypt.

Goliat FPSO starts final preparations in northern Norway fjord

Wed, Apr 22, 2015 The Goliat cylindrical FPSO has arrived in Hammerfest, northern Norway, following a 63-day voyage from South Korea onboard the Dockwise Vanguard.

Maersk Interceptor completes Ivar Aasen pilot well campaign

Wed, Apr 22, 2015 The jackup Maersk Interceptor has completed drilling two geo pilot wells on the Ivar Aasen field in the central Norwegian North Sea for operator De...

Sembawang lands Gina Krog FSO conversion

Wed, Apr 22, 2015 Teekay has contracted Sembawang Shipyard to convert the shuttle tanker Randgrid into a FSO vessel for Statoil’s Gina Krog field in the Norwegian No...

Latest wells boost oil output from offshore Turkmenistan fields

Tue, Apr 21, 2015 First-quarter production from the Cheleken Contract Area (CCA) in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea averaged 88,700 b/d, up 23% from the corres...

North Sea Breagh partners to use new 3D seismic data to optimize development plans

Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Production performance continues to improve at the Breagh gas field in the UK southern North Sea, according to partner Sterling Resources.

Chevron plans offshore Australia decommissioning

Mon, Apr 20, 2015 Chevron is planning to decommission several installations offshore Australia following production declines at the Saladin, Cowle, Yammaderry, Crest...

Costs escalate at Laggan-Tormore gas terminal

Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Losses are mounting on construction of the new gas plant on the main Shetland island serving Total’s offshore Laggan-Tormore development.

Latest Rossukon well off Thailand yields more oil

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

KrisEnergy’s final exploration well of its current campaign in the Gulf of Thailand's G6/48 concession has proven more oil and gas.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Middle East

Latest wells boost oil output from offshore Turkmenistan fields

First-quarter production from the Cheleken Contract Area (CCA) in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea averaged 88,700 b/d, up 23% from the corresponding period in 2014.

Azerbaijan platform crane undergoes slew change-out

EnerMech has replaced a slew bearing for the north crane on the BP-operated Chirag 1 platform offshore Azerbaijan.

Tanker collides with South Pars Phase 13 platform offshore Iran

A Singaporean oil tanker struck a jacket of a Phase 13 platform on the South Pars field in the Persian Gulf late last month.

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. 

Aramco gives KBR wide-ranging offshore project management role

Saudi Aramco has contracted KBR (NYSE: KBR) to provide project management and services for the operator’s offshore program. 

BP sanctions $12-billion gas development offshore Egypt

BP has signed the final agreements for the $12-billion West Nile Delta (WND) project.

PEDCO orders FPSO for South Pars oil development offshore Iran

An FPSO could begin extracting oil late next year from the oil layer of the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf, according to news service Shana.

McDermott receives EPCI contracts offshore Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Qatar Petroleum has contracted McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR) to supply a new jacket, temporary deck, and replacement umbilical for the North Field Alpha gas development offshore Qatar. 

Planning completed for southern Zarat field offshore Tunisia

PA Resources (PAR) says it has completed detailed work with state oil company ETAP on a full field life plan of development (POD) for the Zarat field southern tract offshore Tunisia.

Two jackups to join Dragon drilling fleet offshore Turkmenistan

Dragon Oil is currently employing one platform-based and two jackup rigs to develop the Cheleken Contract Area (CCA) fields in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea.

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