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Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

BG pursues two offshore Egypt gas developments

BG Group and its partners have submitted a development plan for the Notus high-pressure/high-temperature and Harmatten Deep gas discoveries in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea.

Vioco expands offtake routes for Gazelle offshore Côte d’Ivoire

Vioco Petroleum has submitted a revised development plan for the shallow-water Gazelle gas field in block CI-202 offshore Côte d’Ivoire. 

Tamar Southwest development plan blocked

Delek Group says the partners in the Tamar I/12 lease offshore Israel have filed a petition to the Israeli High Court.

North Sea Golden Eagle project on schedule

Suncor Energy says the Nexen-operated Golden Eagle project in the UK central North Sea remains on track to achieve first oil in late 2014 or early 2015.

AWE updates global offshore projects

AWE Ltd provided its 2Q 2014 production and development update.

Tullow on course for goals offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil has issued an update on its various programs offshore West Africa and South America.

BG enters exploration concession offshore Aruba

BG Group has agreed to take a 30% stake in an exploration block offshore Aruba, subject to approval from state-owned Compania Arubano di Petroleo.

Centrica expects more gas to flow from Grove, York in North Sea

Centrica has completed fracking on its Grove gas project in the UK southern North Sea and expects first production later this year.

KBR to engineer Al Nasr oil field expansion offshore Abu Dhabi

Hyundai Heavy Industries has issued a letter of award to KBR to perform engineering design services for ADMA-OPCO’s Al-Nasr full field development project offshore Abu Dhabi.

BP assigns Shah Deniz maintenance management to Petrofac

BP has contracted Petrofac for maintenance work for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

Offshore Oil Field Development: US & Gulf of Mexico

Hess updates offshore operations

Hess Corp. recently reported operational highlights for 2Q 2014.

McDermott awarded offshore Megalodon platform installation in Gulf of Mexico

A McDermott International Inc. subsidiary will provide transportation and installation services to Walter Oil & Gas Corp. for the Megalodon platform destined for South Timbalier block 311 in the Gulf of Mexico.

Black Elk Energy enters into PSA with Renaissance Offshore

Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations LLC has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Renaissance Offshore LLC. Under the agreement, Renaissance will acquire interests in nine fields in the Gulf of Mexico.

PEMEX awards multi-year seismic data processing contract to ION

ION Geophysical Corp. reports that its GX Technology (GXT) group has won a multi-year contract with PEMEX. GXT is providing a range of seismic data processing for multiple offshore and onshore surveys over the next three years.

Field development projects driving Gulf activity

The Gulf of Mexico remains one of the leading offshore oil and gas provinces, and upstream activity is being driven this year by a number of new discoveries, several feld development projects, and enhanced production from new and existing felds.

Bardex supplies chain jacks for Jack St. Malo FPU in deepwater GoM

Bardex has been working on the Chevron USA Inc.-operated Jack St. Malo semisubmersible floating production unit (FPU), now moored on location in the deepwater Walker Ridge area of the Gulf of Mexico.

Noble Energy contracts subsea installation work for Gunflint

Noble Energy has signed a letter of agreement with EMAS AMC for offshore installation of pipelines, umbilicals, and ancillary equipment for the Gunflint development in the Gulf of Mexico.

Williams Partners reports progress on Gulfstar One FPS in deepwater GoM

Williams Partners LP has reported key construction milestones and progress on a tieback expansion as its proprietary Gulfstar floating production system nears completion in the eastern deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

New Industries completes 173-ton manifold for offshore facility

New Industries Inc. has completed the fabrication, inspection, coating, testing, delivery, and installation of the 173-ton Big Foot Intermediate Manifold.

LQT completes offshore GoM platform accommodations

LQT Industries LLC, which provides accommodation buildings to the oil and gas industry, has provided a seven-building package to be installed on a fixed platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

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