Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Hess names Harris CapRock for Stampede telecommunications

Thu, May 28, 2015

Hess Corp. has selected Harris CapRock Communications to provide turnkey telecommunications to the Stampede offshore development. 

Aibel wins FEED for Oseberg expansion offshore Norway

Thu, May 28, 2015 Statoil has awarded Aibel a front end engineering design (FEED) study for the Oseberg Future Development Brownfield Topside project in the Norwegia...

Kongsberg to supply controls package for Johan Sverdrup

Wed, May 27, 2015 Kongsberg Maritime has secured a call-off order for delivery of equipment for the Statoil-operated Johan Sverdrup complex in the central Norwegian ...

McDermott wins order for 12 jackets from Aramco

Tue, May 26, 2015 Saudi Aramco has contracted McDermott International (NYSE:MDR) to supply 12 platform jackets on producing offshore oil and gas fields in Saudi Arab...

Aramco investigates AUVs for seismic acquisition

Tue, May 26, 2015

Saudi Aramco has outlined highlights of its offshore exploration and development activities during 2014.

Sole gas project offshore Australia enters FEED phase

Tue, May 26, 2015 The Cooper Energy/Santos Ltd. VIC/RL3 joint venture has entered the front-end engineering and design phase of the Sole gas project offshore Austral...

IOEC to commission four platforms for South Pars phases 17, 18

Tue, May 26, 2015 Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Co. (IOEC) plans four satellite platforms for phases 17 and 18 of the South Pars gas field developmen...

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...

Offshore Oil Field Development: US & Gulf of Mexico

Hess names Harris CapRock for Stampede telecommunications

Hess Corp. has selected Harris CapRock Communications to provide turnkey telecommunications to the Stampede offshore development. 

Technip bags engineering contract for Thunder Horse South expansion project in GoM

BP Exploration & Production Inc. has contracted Technip for the design, engineering, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of the new production pipeline systems on the south side of the Thunder Horse production drilling quarters unit. 

OTC 2015: Chevron exec provides Lower Tertiary update

Steve Thurston, Chevron’s vice president, Deepwater Exploration & Projects, discussed the company’s recent success in the Gulf of Mexico with the Jack/ St. Malo fields at the recent Offshore Technology Conference in Houston.

Delta House has potential to enhance offshore design philosophy

Another revolution is in the works for offshore oil and gas production - one caused by a new semisubmersible production platform named after the home of the boisterous college fraternity in the 1978 comedic film, "Animal House."

New CEO navigates company through sea of change

The current down cycle in the oil and gas industry offers a period of time for many companies to reassess their portfolios. Many believe that capex growth will continue to be impacted in the low oil price environment, coupled with building oversupply and the lack of rig demand.

OTC 2015: Shell discusses Alaska Arctic exploration plans

Despite regulatory and legal challenges, Shell plans to drill two exploration wells in the Chukchi Sea this year.

Deepwater Gulf remains active amidst low oil prices

E&P activity in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico is proving to be resilient in the face of a sharp decline in oil prices. Six new projects are expected to come online this year, which will bring an additional 177,000 boe/d in new production, according to a recent report by Wood Mackenzie.

GULF OF MEXICO

The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held an oil and gas lease sale for the Central Gulf of Mexico that drew $538,780,056 in high bids for tracts on the US outer continental shelf offshore Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.

Bennu awards Ceona deepwater GoM subsea installation

Bennu Oil & Gas has awarded Ceona a contract to install a flexible flowline and an umbilical at the deepwater Gulf of Mexico Mirage field.

FoundOcean completes platform grouting in Bay of Campeche

FoundOcean has completed grouting an eight-legged jacket in the Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico, on behalf of McDermott.

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