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Norwegian Sea: Neptune's Calypso Discovery has Commercial Potential

Dec 02, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has confirmed a new discovery the Calypso exploration well (PL938) in the Norwegian Sea.Preliminary estimates are between 1 - 3.5 million standard cubic meters (MSm3) of recoverable oil equivalents, corresponding to 6-22 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe), the company said. According to Neptune Energy, Calypso is the company's third discovery in six months on the Norwegian Continental Shelf…

TechnipFMC Wins North Sea EPCI Project

Sep 23, 2022

TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Shell for the Jackdaw development in the UK North Sea.The contract covers pipelay for a 30 km tieback from the new Jackdaw platform to Shell’s Shearwater platform…

Pipeline Agreement for Chariot's Anchois

Sep 08, 2022

Africa-focused oil and gas company Chariot it has signed a pipeline tie-in agreement that takes it a step forward in unlocking its Anchois gas project offshore Morocco. The agreement was signed with the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des…

Equinor Makes Move on Rosebank

Aug 05, 2022

Norwegian energy company Equinor has taken a step forward with its Rosebank project in the UK North Sea by submitting key environmental documents. An Environmental Impact Assessment was submitted to the UK's Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning (OPRED) on Thursday…

Shell Books Stena Don for UK Drilling, P&A

Jul 29, 2022

Shell UK has signed a one year contract, with a year extension option, with Stena Drilling for the use of the Stena Don in the UK North Sea. The contract is due to start in Q2 2023 and will cover well activities, including a combination of plugging…

Hibiscus Pushes North Sea Field Development FID to March 2021

Dec 09, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas operator Hibiscus Petroleum has said that the final investment decision for the development of its Marigold cluster in the UK North Sea, will be made in March 2021, and not in December 2020, as previously expected, citing Covid-19 effects…

Norway Approves Aker BP's Hod Field Development Plan

Dec 08, 2020

The Norwegian authorities have approved Aker BP's development and operation plan for the Hod field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.Aker BP submitted the plan for development and operation of the Hod offshore field to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in June…

Kato Energy Files Amulet Offshore Project Proposal

Sep 04, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Kato Energy has filed an offshore project proposal for the development of the Amulet field - and possibly the Talisman field - on the North West Shelf, offshore of mainland Western Australia (WA).The field, located 132 km north of Dampier…

Norway: Tax Breaks Revive Some Offshore Oil Investment Plans

Aug 20, 2020

Oil and gas investment in Norway, Western Europe's top producer, will rise more this year and decline less in 2021 than predicted a few months ago, an industry survey by the statistics office (SSB) showed on Thursday.Petroleum companies, including Equinor…

Leading Service Providers to Help Develop Barryroe Offshore Field

Jul 31, 2020

Irish oil and gas explorer Providence has shared a list of industry-leading service providers that are set to help develop its Barryroe oil and gas field offshore Ireland.Providence has been in Barryroe farm-out discussions with Norway-based SpotOn Energy…

EnQuest to Take Over Operatorship of Bressay Field from Equinor

Jul 31, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor will sell a 40.8125% interest in and transfer operatorship of the Bressay oil field development on the UK continental shelf to UK-based EnQuest. The initial consideration is GBP 2,2 million (USD 2,8 million)…

Trinidad: BHP, NGC Sign Ruby Field Gas Sale Deal

Jul 23, 2020

BHP and the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago have successfully completed negotiations for a Gas Sales Agreement for the Ruby offshore field.The Ruby oil and gas field is located in Block 3(a), off the east coast of Trinidad, and is…

Twinza, PNG Gov't in Talks over Fiscal Terms for Offshore Field Development

Jul 17, 2020

Oil and gas company Twinza has started negotiations with the Papua New Guinea authorities regarding the fiscal terms that will apply to the proposed development of the Pasca A gas-condensate offshore field.The shallow water field in the Gulf of Papua was discovered in 1968 but was never developed…

Aker BP: NOAKA Offshore Development to Cost $5.3B

Jul 14, 2020

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP and its partners plan to invest more than 50 billion Norwegian crowns ($5.30 billion) in the NOAKA development off Norway, the company's chief executive said on Tuesday.The NOAKA area located between the Oseberg and…

Aker BP Files $600M Hod Field Development Plan

Jun 24, 2020

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP, with its partner Pandion Energy, has filed the plan for development and operation (PDO) of the Hod offshore field to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. The Hod field will be developed using a normally unmanned…

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