Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

McDermott nets second major contract from Aramco

Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Saudi Aramco has awarded McDermott International a lump sum contract for brownfield work on various fields offshore Saudi Arabia.

Al Shaheen well campaign passes halfway mark

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 The current development of the Al Shaheen field offshore Qatar is progressing as planned, according to operator Maersk Oil, with the 50-well progra...

Undeveloped UK fields deserve attention, report claims

Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Consultants Hannon Westwood (HW) have issued a new report on near-term developments affecting the UK continental shelf (UKCS).

Second well brought into production at Gazprom Neft Prirazlomnoye field

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 Gazprom Neft has brought its second well into production at the Prirazlomnoye field, with output totaling 1,800 metric tons/d (1,984 tons/d).

Eni, NCA to collaborate on emergency response in Barents Sea

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 Eni Norge has entered a mutual assistance agreement with the Norwegian Coastal Administration on support vessels for the Goliat field in the Barent...

Seal protects Shah Deniz subsea HIPPS valve

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has developed a new type of seal for a valve designed by Aberdeen-based Schoolhill Hydraulic Engineering for BP’s Shah...

Martin Linge flow meters to monitor MEG injection

Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Litre Meter has supplied 14 displacement flow meters for Total’s Martin Linge field development in the Norwegian North Sea.

Oriental takes the reins at Ebok offshore Nigeria

Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Oriental Energy Resources and Afren have concluded a transition plan for the shallow-water Ebok field offshore Nigeria.

Petrex surveys integrity of North Sea Athena risers, moorings

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 Petrex Developments has completed inspection of the Athena FPSO’s dynamic flexible riser/umbilical systems, mooring system, and hull in the UK cent...

Norway approves Johan Sverdrup plans

Fri, Aug 21, 2015 The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved the Phase one plan for development and operation for the Johan Sverdrup oil and gas fie...

Offshore Oil Field Development: Middle East

McDermott nets second major contract from Aramco

Saudi Aramco has awarded McDermott International a lump sum contract for brownfield work on various fields offshore Saudi Arabia.

Al Shaheen well campaign passes halfway mark

The current development of the Al Shaheen field offshore Qatar is progressing as planned, according to operator Maersk Oil, with the 50-well program more than half way complete.

Seal protects Shah Deniz subsea HIPPS valve

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has developed a new type of seal for a valve designed by Aberdeen-based Schoolhill Hydraulic Engineering for BP’s Shah Deniz field development in the Caspian Sea.

GLOBAL E&P

Shell aimed to re-start exploration drilling offshore Alaska last month, assuming sea ice had cleared.

ZADCO extends Upper Zakum consultancy contract

Amec Foster Wheeler has secured an extension to its project management consultancy contract for the UZ750 project on the offshore Upper Zakum oil field, 84 km (52 mi) northwest of Abu Dhabi.

Israel accepts offshore gas proposals

Delek Group says Israel’s government has approved a drafted outline concerning development of various offshore fields.

Corrosion-resistant wastewater plant tailored to Caspian platform

ACO Marine will soon supply its Clarimar MF wastewater treatment plant to the CFT 623 wellhead platform under construction for Dragon Oil’s CCA development offshore Turkmenistan.

Lukoil secures loan for Shah Deniz commitments

Lukoil has signed a 12-year credit-facility agreement with a consortium of banks to borrow $1 billion to fund its share of the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

South Pars phases 22-24 gain momentum

Drilling of eight wells at platform 24A of phases 22-24 of the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf should finish by mid-September.

McDermott accelerates offshore Saudi Arabia schedule

McDermott has issued a progress report on various offshore projects.

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