Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Technip installs ONGC process platform

Fri, Feb 27, 2015 Technip has completed installation of the 8,200-metric ton (9,038 ton) HRD process platform for Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. (ONGC) with Technip’...

Partners submit Peregrino Phase 2 plan of development

Fri, Feb 27, 2015 Statoil and partner Sinochem have submitted the plan of development for the Peregrino Phase 2 project offshore Brazil to the National Agency of Pet...

Schneider to supply E-Houses to Kaombo FPSO

Fri, Feb 27, 2015 Saipem has contracted Schneider Electric to design, fabricate, and pre-commission two technical buildings in support of the Kaombo FPSO project off...

Jumbo installs MEG riser for PetroSA

Fri, Feb 27, 2015 Jumbo has completed the subsea installation of a replacement MEG riser at the FA platform on the Ikhwezi project offshore South Africa for PetroSA.

Chevron taps INTECSEA for Buckskin-Moccasin tieback in the GoM

Thu, Feb 26, 2015 Chevron has selected INTECSEA to provide engineering and long-lead procurement services for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase of it...

Neptune Marine grouts riser support at Ichthys

Thu, Feb 26, 2015 Neptune Marine Services Ltd. has completed the structural grouting of the riser support structure at the Ichthys LNG Project offshore Australia.

Revised Sea Lion design studies under way offshore Falklands

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Work has started on assessing the FPSO design options for the first phase of the Sea Lion development in the offshore North Falkland basin.

Asco to support Mariner drilling campaign in North Sea

Thu, Feb 26, 2015 Statoil (U.K.) has contracted Asco UK to provide supply base and warehousing services for the Mariner field development in the East Shetland basin.

Pelikan nears start-up offshore Indonesia

Thu, Feb 26, 2015 Premier Oil says three development wells have been completed from the new Pelikan wellhead platform in the Natuna Sea block A offshore Indonesia.

Planning completed for southern Zarat field offshore Tunisia

Thu, Feb 26, 2015 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 fie...

Offshore Oil Field Development: Russia

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.

Fixed platforms face development challenges in ice-infested waters

The Arctic is increasingly important in securing energy supplies for the future, notwithstanding the economic, environmental, and social challenge. Finding and extracting oil and gas in the Arctic and Subarctic regions is itself challenging due to extreme temperatures, ice conditions, remoteness and a sensitive natural environment.

Arctic E&P operations continue to advance

Despite the technological and environmental challenges, operators continue to propel exploration, development, and production operations across this frontier region.

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