Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

Dragados completes giant Mariner field jacket

Fri, Jul 31, 2015

The jacket for Statoil’s Mariner project was loaded out recently from Dragados Offshore’s yard in southwest Spain.

Brazil group files Iara area development plans

Fri, Jul 31, 2015 BG says the Petrobras-led BM-S-11 consortium has submitted initial field development plans for the Atapú, Sururu, and Berbigão areas in the deepwat...

Arup joins marginal field initiative

Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Arup has agreed to become the latest member of ABT Oil and Gas’ Marginal Field Delivery Consortium.

CRD partners reviewing offshore Vietnam gas options

Fri, Jul 31, 2015

PanPacific Petroleum has issued an update on development planning for block 07/03 offshore Vietnam.

Husky planning multi-field development in Indonesia’s Madura Strait

Thu, Jul 30, 2015 Construction of a wellhead platform and pipeline infrastructure for the liquids-rich BD field offshore Indonesia is around 45% complete, says opera...

Subsea 7 to install West Nile Delta subsea spread

Thu, Jul 30, 2015

BP has awarded Subsea 7 a $500-million contract for the subsea development of the Taurus and Libra fields offshore Egypt.

Woodside taps Wood Group Kenny for Browse FLNG flowline FEED

Thu, Jul 30, 2015 Wood Group Kenny will perform front-end engineering and design for the proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas development offshore Western ...

Otakikpo project offshore Nigeria scheduled for 3Q start-up

Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Lekoil has issued an update regarding operational activity at the Otakikpo marginal field.

PA Resources, ETAP plan two-phase Zarat development offshore Tunisia

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 PA Resources and state oil company ETAP have submitted an updated development plan for the Zarat gas/condensate and oil field offshore Tunisia.

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

Offshore Oil Field Development: US & Gulf of Mexico

Stone to proceed with two Pompano tiebacks

Stone Energy Corp. has provided a drilling and production update on its deepwater Gulf of Mexico operations.  

2H Offshore receives multiple contracts for Hess’ Stampede development

2H Offshore has won two separate contracts to verify the design, fabrication, and installation phases of the steel catenary risers (SCR) for the Stampede field development in the central US Gulf of Mexico. 

Shell to fund Appomattox GoM deepwater development

Royal Dutch Shell plc has made the final investment decision to proceed with the Appomattox deepwater development in the Gulf of Mexico. 

LLOG calls on McDermott for Otis tieback in deepwater GoM

LLOG Exploration Offshore has awarded McDermott International a lump-sum contract to support the Otis development in the Gulf of Mexico.

Technip receives subsea decommissioning and installation contract in GoM

Technip has received a contract from Chevron North America Exploration and Production Co. for the decommissioning of the brownfield development and installation of new subsea equipment supporting a floating production system.

Bright spots remain amidst downturn

While low oil prices are casting a shadow over Gulf of Mexico E&P activity, work is moving ahead on several projects, and recent assessments of operators' safety records have received high marks.

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PEMEX picks McDermott for Ayatsil-C jacket fabrication, installation

PEMEX has awarded McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR) a contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and pre-commissioning of the Ayatsil-C replacement jacket and associated deck installation.

Aker Solutions enters offshore Mexico with Lakach contract

Aker Solutions has secured a contract from Saipem to supply umbilicals for the PEMEX-operated Lakach deepwater natural gas field. 

Big Foot tendon damage causes relocation to sheltered waters

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) will move the Big Foot TLP to sheltered waters from its current location in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico following damage to subsea installation tendons. 

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