Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

MEG flow meters head to Ichthys

Fri, May 22, 2015 Litre Meter has dispatched 45 positive displacement flow meters to the Ichthys LNG project in the Browse basin off Western Australia via the compan...

Jee to engineer injection riser system for North Sea polymer platform

Thu, May 21, 2015 Amec Foster Wheeler has awarded Jee a front-end engineering and design contract for a jacket rigid polymer injection riser package, including ...

Statoil signs Heis-Tek for Johan Sverdrup elevators

Thu, May 21, 2015 Heis-Tek has signed a frame agreement with Statoil to supply industrial traction elevators during 2016-17 for the Johan Sverdrup project in the Nor...

Cobalt presses ahead with Cameia development offshore Angola

Wed, May 20, 2015 Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE) expects to achieve formal sanction by year-end for its Cameia development project in block 21 offshore Angola.

Rockhopper gets approval for Ombrina Mare EIA offshore eastern Italy

Tue, May 19, 2015 Italy’s Minister of the Environment has approved the environmental impact assessment for Rockhopper’s planned Ombrina Mare field development in the...

Dana opts for Asset Guardian software for North Sea floater

Tue, May 19, 2015 Dana Petroleum has contracted Asset Guardian Solutions to implement its Asset Guardian software on the Triton FPSO in the UK central North Sea.

EnQuest drilling more wells at mature North Sea fields

Mon, May 18, 2015

EnQuest says development drilling has re-started at the Thistle field in the UK northern North Sea.

Anadarko selects CCS joint venture for Mozambique LNG development

Mon, May 18, 2015

Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC) has selected a consortium for the initial development of an LNG complex onshore Mozambique.

Ythan moves closer to start-up in North Sea

Fri, May 15, 2015 Water injection has started on the Causeway field in the UK northern North Sea, according to Ithaca Energy, following completion of associated work...

South Pars oil platform in place offshore Iran

Fri, May 15, 2015

A processing platform has been installed above the oil layer of the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Russia

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.

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.

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