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Drilling & Completion

KCA wins first contract for offshore Hebron project

The Platform Services division of KCA Deutag has entered the offshore Canada drilling sector following the award of a multi-million-dollar contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties.

Enegi to drill its first well offshore eastern Canada

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board has extended Period 1 of an exploration license held by Enegi Oil by one year.

Side track proves high-impact oil in deepwater Bay du Nord offshore Canada

Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) and co-venturer Husky Energy (TSX:HSE) are building a major oil reserves base offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Field Development

KCA wins first contract for offshore Hebron project

The Platform Services division of KCA Deutag has entered the offshore Canada drilling sector following the award of a multi-million-dollar contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties.

Subsea 7 awarded ExxonMobil subsea contract offshore Canada

ExxonMobil Canada Properties has awarded Subsea 7 SA a $75 million three-year subsea construction services contract supporting the Hebron heavy oil field development in the Jeanne d'Arc basin, loca...

Liwan nears start-up offshore China

Husky Energy says the CNOOC-operated Liwan gas project in the South China Sea is nearing production, with commissioning of the shallow water platform and gas plant under way.

Subsea

Subsea 7 awarded ExxonMobil subsea contract offshore Canada

ExxonMobil Canada Properties has awarded Subsea 7 SA a $75 million three-year subsea construction services contract supporting the Hebron heavy oil field development in the Jeanne d'Arc basin, loca...

Next-phase Hibernia subsea facilities in place

Detailed engineering and construction continues on the gravity-based structure and topsides for the Hebron platform offshore Newfoundland & Labrador, according to partner Suncor Energy.

Further expansion planned for White Rose area offshore eastern Canada

Husky Energy expects gas injection to start before year-end at the South White Rose extension offshore Newfoundland & Labrador, the aim being to boost oil production.

Geology & Geophysics

TGS, PGS to expand seismic coverage offshore Newfoundland

TGS and PGS will co-operate on a new 2D seismic survey offshore eastern Canada.

TGS starts new offshore Shetland, eastern Canada seismic programs

TGS has unveiled three new multi-client seismic surveys.

Pipeline & Transportation

Accurate stone dumping protects Deep Panuke facilities offshore Canada

Tideway has completed an offshore installation program for EnCana’s Deep Panuke gas development offshore Nova Scotia, eastern Canada.

SolveiG set to join Norway pipeline group

Statoil is selling a 24.1% direct and indirect stake in the Gassled pipelines joint venture to SolveiG Gas Norway for NOK 17.35 billion ($3.2 billion).

Subsea gas hydrates offer huge deepwater energy potential

Research results over the past decade, including drilling and coring, experimental studies, and numerical simulations, are clarifying the resource potential of gas hydrates. Key to recent advances ...

Production

Next-phase Hibernia subsea facilities in place

Detailed engineering and construction continues on the gravity-based structure and topsides for the Hebron platform offshore Newfoundland & Labrador, according to partner Suncor Energy.

Deep Panuke offshore Nova Scotia builds to full capacity

SBM Offshore has completed debottlenecking EnCana’s Deep Panuke production platform offshore Nova Scotia.

Terra Nova, Vincent floaters back in service

The Terra Nova oil field offshore eastern Canada has resumed production following completion of an 11-week maintenance program on the FPSO.

Rigs/Vessels

Top Topsides 2013 conference moments

Checkout a slideshow covering the highlights of last year's 2013 Topsides Conference.

Deep Panuke offshore Nova Scotia builds to full capacity

SBM Offshore has completed debottlenecking EnCana’s Deep Panuke production platform offshore Nova Scotia.

Terra Nova, Vincent floaters back in service

The Terra Nova oil field offshore eastern Canada has resumed production following completion of an 11-week maintenance program on the FPSO.

Canada Offshore Oil & Gas News

KCA wins first contract for offshore Hebron project

The Platform Services division of KCA Deutag has entered the offshore Canada drilling sector following the award of a multi-million-dollar contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties.

Subsea 7 awarded ExxonMobil subsea contract offshore Canada

ExxonMobil Canada Properties has awarded Subsea 7 SA a $75 million three-year subsea construction services contract supporting the Hebron heavy oil field development in the Jeanne d'Arc basin, loca...

Liwan nears start-up offshore China

Husky Energy says the CNOOC-operated Liwan gas project in the South China Sea is nearing production, with commissioning of the shallow water platform and gas plant under way.