Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

TEN project cleared to proceed following maritime dispute ruling

Mon, Apr 27, 2015 Côte d’Ivoire has failed to block exploration and development in a disputed maritime zone shared by neighboring Ghana, according to Tullow Oil.

Heerema calls on Applus RTD for Kaombo development testing

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Applus RTD has won a contract from Heerema Marine Contractors as part of the Kaombo development offshore Angola.

OneSubsea to provide equipment for Taurus Libra offshore Egypt

Thu, Apr 23, 2015 OneSubsea has received a multi-million dollar contract to supply subsea systems for BP’s West Nile Delta Taurus Libra development offshore Egypt.

Goliat FPSO starts final preparations in northern Norway fjord

Wed, Apr 22, 2015 The Goliat cylindrical FPSO has arrived in Hammerfest, northern Norway, following a 63-day voyage from South Korea onboard the Dockwise Vanguard.

Maersk Interceptor completes Ivar Aasen pilot well campaign

Wed, Apr 22, 2015 The jackup Maersk Interceptor has completed drilling two geo pilot wells on the Ivar Aasen field in the central Norwegian North Sea for operator De...

Sembawang lands Gina Krog FSO conversion

Wed, Apr 22, 2015 Teekay has contracted Sembawang Shipyard to convert the shuttle tanker Randgrid into a FSO vessel for Statoil’s Gina Krog field in the Norwegian No...

Latest wells boost oil output from offshore Turkmenistan fields

Tue, Apr 21, 2015 First-quarter production from the Cheleken Contract Area (CCA) in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea averaged 88,700 b/d, up 23% from the corres...

North Sea Breagh partners to use new 3D seismic data to optimize development plans

Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Production performance continues to improve at the Breagh gas field in the UK southern North Sea, according to partner Sterling Resources.

Chevron plans offshore Australia decommissioning

Mon, Apr 20, 2015 Chevron is planning to decommission several installations offshore Australia following production declines at the Saladin, Cowle, Yammaderry, Crest...

Costs escalate at Laggan-Tormore gas terminal

Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Losses are mounting on construction of the new gas plant on the main Shetland island serving Total’s offshore Laggan-Tormore development.

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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