Oil & Gas Pipeline & Transportation: North Sea & Europe

Statoil brings onstream Gullfaks South tieback offshore Norway

Statoil has started production from its Gullfaks South fasttrack project in the Norwegian North Sea.

Ythan field goes onstream in North Sea

Ithaca Energy says EnQuest has brought onstream the Ythan field in the UK northern North Sea.

North Sea process module departs OGN yard

OGN Group has completed construction of an 800-metric ton (882-ton) process module for an unnamed operator’s project in the UK central North Sea.

Iona sells southern North Sea gas pipeline stake

Iona Energy has entered a sale and purchase agreement with GDF Suez E&P UK for Iona’s 2.5% interest in the Esmond Transportation System in the UK southern gas basin.

North Sea Huntington set for more secure gas deliveries

Noreco says the gas transportation agreement has been amended for the E.ON Ruhrgas-operated Huntington field in the UK central North Sea.

Majors support Norway flexibles research

The Research Council of Norway has awarded 4Subsea funding for a research initiative on corrosion in flexible pipes, as part of the Petromaks2 program.

Antin engages Wood Group to manage North Sea CATS pipeline

Wood Group will provide operating services to Antin Infrastructure Partners for the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) pipeline in the UK North Sea for up to 10 years, subject to regulatory and other consents.

Turkey approves Black Sea gas pipeline system surveys

Gazprom says Turkey has issued a permit on engineering surveys for the offshore section of the planned Turkish Stream gas pipeline system in the Black Sea.

Gassco gets approval to operate Johan Sverdrup gas pipeline

The Norwegian parliament (Storting) has approved Statoil’s plan for development and operation of the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea.

Statoil secures life extension for Oseberg C in North Sea

Statoil has approval from Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to extend use of Oseberg C and associated pipelines through March 2031.


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