Offshore Oil & Gas Pipeline & Transportation News

Total strikes deal for stakes in UK offshore gas trunklines

Total has agreed to sell its interests in the FUKA and SIRGE gas pipelines in the UK North Sea and the St. Fergus Gas Terminal north of Aberdeen to North Sea Midstream Partners for £585 million ($905 million), subject to approvals.

Polarled pipelay nears completion point at Aasta Hansteen

Installation of the Polarled gas pipeline has entered the Arctic Circle, according to operator Statoil.

Martin Linge flow meters to monitor MEG injection

Litre Meter has supplied 14 displacement flow meters for Total’s Martin Linge field development in the Norwegian North Sea.

Norway approves Johan Sverdrup plans

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved the Phase one plan for development and operation for the Johan Sverdrup oil and gas field in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Operators planning more than 6,500 miles of offshore pipelines through 2019

Operators and developers are studying, planning, and building just over 6,577 mi (10,582 km) of oil and gas pipelines to bring these supplies from offshore fields to onshore markets.

Unconventional methods offer wax remediation options

In recent years, wax control and remediation have become serious issues in deepwater fields, especially if long tiebacks are involved.

Ocean Installer, PBJV to collaborate on subsea services in Malaysia

Barakah Offshore Petroleum Berhad’s subsidiary, PBJV Group Sdn Bhd, has signed a memorandum of collaboration with Ocean Installer Ltd. to work exclusively together in Malaysia to provide deepwater installation of subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines, and related services.

Petronas, Airborne to test thermoplastic composite pipe for flowline application

Petronas has contracted Airborne Oil & Gas to supply thermoplastic composite pipe for a subsea flowline connection of two platforms offshore Malaysia.

Subsea network extended in Alvheim area offshore Norway

Det norske oljeselskap has brought online the second oil well at its Bøyla field in the Norwegian North Sea.

North Sea Stella subsea campaign nearing completion

Ithaca Energy has issued an update on subsea and topsides construction for the Greater Stella Area development in the UK central North Sea.

McDermott accelerates offshore Saudi Arabia schedule

McDermott has issued a progress report on various offshore projects.

Three more South Pars phases near conclusion

More phases of the South Pars development in the Persian Gulf are nearing completion, according to news service Shana.

Swiber to install subsea pipeline in Latin America

Swiber Holdings Ltd. has received an $80-million letter of intent to install pipelines and supporting structures offshore Latin America for an unnamed company.

Wintershall confirms intent to join Nord Stream II

Wintershall and Gazprom have signed a memorandum of intent to cooperate on construction of the Nord Stream II gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea.

Cooper signs HoA for Sole gas offshore Australia

Cooper Energy (ASX:COE) has signed a heads of agreement with glass container manufacturer O-I Australia for the sale of gas from the Sole field development in the Gippsland basin offshore Victoria.

Subsea 7 to install West Nile Delta subsea spread

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

Statoil brings onstream Gullfaks South tieback offshore Norway

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

Woodside taps Wood Group Kenny for Browse FLNG flowline FEED

Wood Group Kenny will perform front-end engineering and design for the proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas development offshore Western Australia, to be operated by Woodside.

India keen to resume talks on subsea gas pipeline from Iran, report says

National Iranian Gas Exports Co. is aiming to negotiate a natural gas export contract with customers in India.

Leviathan gas export talks extended

Delek Group’s gas subsidiaries have accepted a request from Cypriot governmental gas company DEFA.

Technip to connect PFLNG1 to Kanowit platform

Petronas Carigali has awarded Technip a subsea tie-in/modification contract offshore East Malaysia.

Harkand claims two survey firsts offshore Mexico

Harkand has completed what it says is the first free inertial metrology in Mexican waters and at a new depth for this approach in the region.

Enterprise completes sale to Genesis

Enterprise Products Partners LP has closed on the sale of its offshore Gulf of Mexico pipelines and services business. 

PGN contracts DCN to repair pipeline in Java Sea

Indonesian state-owned Perushaan Gas Negara has awarded DCN International Diving and Marine Contractors and its Indonesian partner SGI a contract to seal a tear in a four-year-old pipeline in the Java Sea.

Cooper declares Manta field off Australia can be commercial

Cooper Energy (ASX:COE) has re-assessed the potential of the Manta field in the Gippsland basin offshore southeast Australia.

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