Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Nexans dispatches first Shah Deniz Stage 2 DEH cables

Thu, Dec 18, 2014 Nexans has delivered its first subsea direct electrical heating (DEH) system consignment to BP for use in the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Aze...

Petrojarl I to be converted for early production operations offshore Brazil

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Teekay Offshore Partners has entered an agreement to provide an FPSO for the Atlanta field in the Santos basin offshore Brazil.

Husky targets mid-year start-up for South White Rose offshore Newfoundland

Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Husky Oil expects first oil in mid-2015 from the South White Rose satellite extension offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Vaalco reassesses offshore Gabon plans following H2S inflow

Wed, Dec 17, 2014 Vaalco Energy says the jackup Transocean Constellation II has completed the first development well drilled from the newly installed Etame platform ...

HitecVision establishes new service group

Tue, Dec 16, 2014

HitecVision is establishing a new oil service group under the name Global Maritime Group by merging five companies in its portfolio.

Statoil sanctions Rutil-Gullfaks tieback offshore Norway

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 Statoil and partners Petoro and OMV have committed to develop the Rutil gas/condensate discovery in the Gullfaks Rimfaks valley in the North Sea.

Chevron commissions Captain Phase 4 subsea engineering

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 Chevron has contracted Wood Group Kenny Caledonia Ltd. for subsea engineering on its fourth-phase Captain oil field development in the UK central N...

Browse FLNG moves to FEED phase

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 Woodside Petroleum says the Browse Joint Venture has agreed to a revised schedule for front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the Browse FLNG d...

Chevron chooses polymer injection for Captain Phase IV in North Sea

Mon, Dec 15, 2014 Chevron North Sea has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the Captain enhanced oil recovery (EOR) de...

DSME contracts Aker Solutions for North Sea Mariner hookup

Mon, Dec 15, 2014 Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering has contracted Aker Solutions to provide engineering, construction, and commissioning services for the h...

Offshore Oil Field Development: Russia

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.

Valvitalia wins orders for Shah Deniz II, South Stream

Valvitalia - Vitas Division has won contracts to supply through conduit gate valves (slab and expanding type) for the Shah Deniz II project offshore Azerbaijan.

Consortia issue more contracts for Shah Deniz 2 in Caspian Sea

BP says the Shah Deniz and South Caucasus Pipeline consortia has awarded more contracts for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea and the related and South Caucasus pipeline expansion (SCPX) project.

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