Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

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.

Husky gets approval for White Rose extension development plan amendment

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 Husky Energy has received conditional approval on its development plan amendment for the White Rose extension project offshore Newfoundland, from t...

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 ...

Offshore Oil Field Development: Russia

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.

Arctic E&P activity on the rise

The potential of the offshore Arctic oil and gas market is substantial. While energy analyst Infield Systems suggests the region holds 136.6 Bboe in discovered offshore reserves, a United States Geological Survey report claims there could be another 346 Bboe left undiscovered.

ExxonMobil starts production at Arkutun-Dagi field offshore Sakhalin

ExxonMobil has started light oil production from the Sakhalin-1 project’s Arkutun-Dagi field offshore eastern Russia. This is the last of the three fields to be developed in the concession – the location is 25 km (16 mi) off the northeast coast of Sakhalin Island.

Cathelco wins second V.Filanovsky corrosion protection order

Cathelco says it will supply corrosion protection systems for the second stage of Lukoil’s Vladimir Filanovsky project in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea.

Caspian Sea operators advance respective development projects

Over the last few years, the Caspian Sea littoral states, former republics of the Soviet Union, have considerably intensified their work on the Caspian shelf. For some, these resources are the basis of national well-being and help meet their budget needs. For others, Caspian Sea development provides a welcome addition to oil and gas supplies as development of conventional fields becomes more complicated and less fruitful.

More topsides head to V. Filanovsky in Caspian Sea

LUKOIL says transportation has started of the topsides for the riser block to the Vladimir Filanovsky field development in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea.

LQ topsides reach V.Filanovsky in Caspian Sea

Transportation is complete of the topsides of the living quarter platform (LQP-1) for Lukoil’s Vladimir Filanovsky oil development in the northern Caspian Sea.

V.Filanovsky topsides head to Caspian Sea

Transportation began last week of the topsides for Lukoil’s Vladimir Filanovsky field central processing platform (CPP) in the northern Caspian Sea. 

Arkutun-Dagi platform in place offshore Sakhalin Island

The Sakhalin-1 partners Rosneft and ExxonMobil have installed the Berkut drilling platform over the Arkutun-Dagi field in the Okhotsk Sea offshore eastern Russia. 

Caspian platform undergoes transport preparations

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) is assisting preparations for Lukoil’s V.Filanovsky field development in the northern Caspian Sea.

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