Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

McDermott to install subsea equipment for Chevron at Jack/St. Malo

Tue, Mar 31, 2015 Chevron USA Inc. has awarded McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR) a contract to transport and install subsea umbilicals, manifolds, jumpers, and...

Azonto seeks to improve economics of gas plan offshore Côte d’Ivoire

Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Azonto Petroleum has issued a progress report on its shallow-water Gazelle gas field development in block CI-202 offshore Côte d’Ivoire.

North Sea Stella drilling draws to a close

Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Ithaca Energy says completion operations are on-going on the fifth and final development well on the Stella field in the UK central North Sea.

Total engages Wood Group for UK North Sea engineering support

Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Total has awarded Wood Group a five-year contract in the UK North Sea, with an option for two one-year extensions.

Oceaneering to supply umbilicals for deepwater OCTP development off Ghana

Tue, Mar 24, 2015 Eni Ghana has contracted the Oceaneering International/GE Oil & Gas consortium to supply subsea equipment for the Offshore Cape Three Points (O...

Centrica reviewing three options for Butch offshore Norway

Tue, Mar 24, 2015 Centrica is working to complete development studies for the Butch field in the southern Norwegian North Sea, according to partner Faroe Petroleum.

Det norske questions Johan Sverdrup alignment process

Tue, Mar 24, 2015 Det norkse oljeselskap Chairman Sverre Skogen has issued an open letter voicing his concerns over the distribution of interests in the Johan Sverdr...

Statoil contracts Reinertsen to ready Kristin for tie-in to Maria

Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Statoil has contracted Reinertsen to prepare the Kristin platform for tie-in with Wintershall’s Maria field.

Gullfaks subsea compressor nears installation

Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Statoil expects the world’s first subsea wet gas compression system to be installed offshore Norway next month.

SOFEC to supply external turret for Hess offshore Malaysia project

Fri, Mar 20, 2015 SOFEC Inc. has landed a contract from EA Technique (M) Berhad to supply an external turret for an FSO to be installed offshore Malaysia for the Nor...

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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