Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Subsea manifolds sail to Shetland fields

Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Babcock has completed construction and outfitting of two subsea manifolds for BP’s Quad 204 redevelopment west of Shetland.

Oil price stalling majority of projects, analyst claims

Mon, Jul 27, 2015 The fall in the oil price and its knock-on effect on budgets led to deferrals of more than 45 major oil and gas projects by mid-year, according to ...

Trelleborg to insulate Johan Sverdrup risers

Mon, Jul 27, 2015 Kvaerner has contracted Trelleborg to supply thermal insulation, corrosion and passive fire protection solutions for the Johan Sverdrup development...

SBM Offshore secures financing for Cidade de Saquarema

Mon, Jul 27, 2015

SBM Offshore has finalized project financing of FPSO Cidade de Saquarema for a total of $1.55 billion

Chinguetti partners look at decommissioning options

Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Sterling Energy says oil production from the Chinguetti field offshore Mauritania has declined this year, in line with projections.

Vibro Lifting Tool succeeds at Culzean pile installation

Mon, Jul 27, 2015 In its first commercial application, CAPE Holland’s Vibro Lifting Tool successfully installed four piles in a water depth of 90 m (285 ft) as part ...

COSL to drill two wells for Primeline offshore China

Fri, Jul 24, 2015 Primeline Energy has signed a letter of intent with China Oilfield Services Co. Ltd. for exploration drilling in block 33/07 in the East China Sea....

Statoil proves further gas/condensate near King Lear offshore Norway

Thu, Jul 23, 2015 Statoil and partner Total have discovered gas and condensate in the Julius structure close to the King Lear field in the southern Norwegian North S...

JIP seeks to standardize offshore project construction best practices

Wed, Jul 22, 2015 DNV GL has inaugurated a joint-industry project with Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, and Samsung Heavy Indust...

New Etame well shows strong for VAALCO offshore Gabon

Tue, Jul 21, 2015

 VAALCO Energy Inc. has brought the Southeast Etame 2-H well online at a rate of approximately 3,400 b/d.

Offshore Oil Field Development: North Sea & Europe

Subsea manifolds sail to Shetland fields

Babcock has completed construction and outfitting of two subsea manifolds for BP’s Quad 204 redevelopment west of Shetland.

Trelleborg to insulate Johan Sverdrup risers

Kvaerner has contracted Trelleborg to supply thermal insulation, corrosion and passive fire protection solutions for the Johan Sverdrup development in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Vibro Lifting Tool succeeds at Culzean pile installation

In its first commercial application, CAPE Holland’s Vibro Lifting Tool successfully installed four piles in a water depth of 90 m (285 ft) as part of the pre-piling project for the Culzean wellhead platform jacket. 

Statoil proves further gas/condensate near King Lear offshore Norway

Statoil and partner Total have discovered gas and condensate in the Julius structure close to the King Lear field in the southern Norwegian North Sea.

Final Cygnus module heads to southern North Sea

The compression module for GDF Suez E&P UK’s Cygnus Alpha platform has departed the Heerema Hartlepool yard in northeast England.

Ythan field goes onstream in North Sea

Ithaca Energy says EnQuest has brought onstream the Ythan field in the UK northern North Sea.

Centrica plans boost for Morecambe gas production

Centrica Energy plans to start work on a £16-million ($24.9-million) offshore the UK gas production project at Morecambe Bay.

Danish discoveries could be combined as Robin Hood

Dana Petroleum has re-evaluated development scenarios for the Lille John and Broder Tuck discoveries in the Danish North Sea, both separately and in a combined development named “Robin Hood,” according to partner PA Resources.

Thialf completes Edvard Grieg platform installation

Heerema’s heavy-lift vessel Thialf has completed installation of the topsides modules onto the Edvard Grieg field jacket in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Det Norske adding further tieback to North Sea Alvheim area

Det norkse oljeselskap expects subsea infrastructure to be installed this summer for the BoaKamNorth project in the Norwegian North Sea.

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