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Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Tullow on course for goals offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil has issued an update on its various programs offshore West Africa and South America.

BG enters exploration concession offshore Aruba

BG Group has agreed to take a 30% stake in an exploration block offshore Aruba, subject to approval from state-owned Compania Arubano di Petroleo.

Centrica expects more gas to flow from Grove, York in North Sea

Centrica has completed fracking on its Grove gas project in the UK southern North Sea and expects first production later this year.

KBR to engineer Al Nasr oil field expansion offshore Abu Dhabi

Hyundai Heavy Industries has issued a letter of award to KBR to perform engineering design services for ADMA-OPCO’s Al-Nasr full field development project offshore Abu Dhabi.

BP assigns Shah Deniz maintenance management to Petrofac

BP has contracted Petrofac for maintenance work for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

Hess updates offshore operations

Hess Corp. recently reported operational highlights for 2Q 2014.

Eco Atlantic set to acquire interest in block offshore Ghana

Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd reports that the Parliament of the Republic of Ghana has ratified a petroleum agreement pursuant to which the company may acquire a 50.51% interest in the Deepwater Cape Three Points West block, located in the Tano Cape Three Points basin, offshore Ghana, adjacent to Tullow Oil plc’s producing Jubilee oil field.

WorleyParsons receives a brownfield EPC agreement

WorleyParsons Ltd will provide engineering, procurement, and construction management services under a brownfield EPCM services outline agreement.

Valemon topsides lifted into place

Valemon’s topsides were lifted into place on the platform’s steel jacket in the North Sea.

Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

Offshore Oil Field Development: North Sea & Europe

Centrica expects more gas to flow from Grove, York in North Sea

Centrica has completed fracking on its Grove gas project in the UK southern North Sea and expects first production later this year.

Hess updates offshore operations

Hess Corp. recently reported operational highlights for 2Q 2014.

Valemon topsides lifted into place

Valemon’s topsides were lifted into place on the platform’s steel jacket in the North Sea.

Det norske outlines Johan Sverdrup power needs

Around 100 MW of power will be supplied from the Norwegian mainland to the Johan Sverdrup riser platform in the North Sea, according to partner Det norske oljeselskap.

Synectics adds Clair Ridge project to North Sea portfolio

Synectics has designed and delivered an end-to-end surveillance solution for Clair Ridge – the £4.5 billion ($7.7 billion) second-phase development project in the North Sea’s Clair field.

Aibel receives Oseberg contract for new living quarters

- Aibel has received a contract from Statoil for the hook-up of new living quarters to the Oseberg C platform in the North Sea. 

Statoil gets go ahead for new Barents Sea wildcat

Statoil has clearance from the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea.

Solan set for offshore construction phase

Premier Oil says construction and onshore commissioning of the platform for its Solan oilfield development West of Shetland are nearing completion.

South October nears start-up in Gulf of Suez

Dana expects to bring onstream the South October oil field development in the Gulf of Suez this summer.

ConocoPhillips adds well to HP/HT Jade development in North Sea

ConocoPhillips has achieved first production from an appraisal well that extends the limits of the Jade gas/condensate field in the J-Area of the UK North Sea.

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