Subsea Oil & Gas: Africa

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

Incremental Dalia field goes onstream offshore Angola

Total has started production from the Phase 1A development of the deepwater Dalia field in block 17, 135 km (84 mi) offshore Angola.

Woodside completing latest Pluto LNG tie-in offshore Australia

Woodside Petroleum says the first of two subsea installation campaigns has started for the Phase 1 Xena field development offshore Western Australia.

Ophir starts FEED competition for Fortuna FLNG

Ophir Energy has awarded upstream front-end engineering and design contracts for the Fortuna floating LNG project in block R, offshore Equatorial Guinea to two contractor consortia.

Jubilee exporting gas to Ghana

Tullow Oil says oil production from the Jubilee field offshore Ghana averaged around 105,000 b/d during the first half of 2015.

Expro to engineer completions for next-phase Jubilee, TEN projects

Tullow Oil has awarded Expro contracts offshore Ghana with a total value of more than $100 million.

Aveon Offshore delivers subsea elements for deepwater Erha North

Aveon Offshore has completed fabrication and testing of supported manifold/suction piles for the Erha North Phase 2, and has loaded out these components.

Exova to test, qualify Kaombo pipe

CRC-Evans Offshore has contracted Exova to provide pipeline material, welding, and AUT qualification testing for the Kaombo project offshore Angola. 

Strainstall to monitor Kaombo moorings

Bluewater Energy Services has commissioned monitoring equipment from Strainstall for Total’s deepwater Kaombo project offshore Angola.

Ultra-deepwater production set for steady growth, report claims

Analyst Douglas Westwood predicts oil and gas production from ultra-deepwater fields (>1,000m/3,281 ft) will grow 7.7% during 2015-2021.

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