Oil & Gas Pipeline & Transportation: North Sea & Europe

Gudrun leak a serious threat to platform crew, report finds

Statoil has outlined the conclusions of its investigation into a condensate leak earlier this year on the Gudrun platform in the Norwegian North Sea.

DNV GL to provide surveillance on Statoil’s Polarled pipeline

Statoil has contracted DNV GL to provide pipelay surveillance for quality assurance during the Polarled installation. 

Gazprom, Turkey sign deal for Turkish Stream gas deliveries to start in 2016

Russia and Turkey have signed an agreement  on operational commissioning and for gas deliveries via the Turkish Stream to commence in December 2016, said head of Gazprom Aleksey Miller.

Platform installations imminent at Edvard Grieg, Ivar Aasen offshore Norway

Lundin Petroleum says the Edvard Grieg field development in the central Norwegian North Sea is on track to start up during 4Q 2015, following offshore hookup and commissioning.

Wintershall issues PDO, contracts for Maria offshore Norway

Wintershall and its partners have submitted a plan for development and operation (PDO) for the 180-MMboe Maria field in the Norwegian Sea to the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. 

MMT reviews North Sea pipeline integrity

MMT has completed inspection of an unnamed pipeline for DONG E&P in the Danish North Sea.

SmartPlug assists Valemon/Huldra-Heimdal pipeline tie-in offshore Norway

Statoil has completed an inline isolation to facilitate the tie-in of its recently onstream Valemon platform to its Huldra-Heimdal pipeline in the Norwegian North Sea. 

Test lab to simulate deepwater reeled installation techniques

Element Materials Technology is preparing a joint industry project to test subsea pipeline installation techniques.

Antin set to succeed BP as operator of UK North Sea CATS trunkline

BP has agreed to sell its operating interest in the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) gas trunkline system in the UK North Sea to Antin Infrastructure Partners in a deal valued at $486 million. 

Normal operations restored at Huntington in North Sea

Operator E.ON has told partner Norwegian Energy Co. (Noreco) that the Huntington field in the UK North Sea is fully back onstream.


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