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OE Press: 2017 / June

According to latest figures from Oil & Gas UK, decommissioning is the only business area where expenditure increased last year on the UKCS, from just…
Monday, 03 July 2017 08:38

ADES jackups win offshore Egypt work

ADES International Holding Ltd. has been awarded a contract by Belayim Petroleum Co., a joint venture between ENI IEOC and Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation, for…
  Fractured basement explorer Hurricane Energy is set to raise US$520 million to help it fund its Lancaster early production system (EPS), west of Shetland. …
Thursday, 29 June 2017 13:27

BP to exit offshore Angola block

BP has decided to exit its 50% interest in Block 24/11 offshore southern Angola after concluding that its 2014 Katambi gas discovery there is not…
Thursday, 29 June 2017 10:01

Quadrant finalizing Phoenix tender

Quadrant Energy is in the final stages of evaluating tenders for a semisubmersible to drill the Phoenix-3 South well offshore Western Australia in early 2018.…
Thursday, 29 June 2017 08:55

NPD greenlights Lundin Barents well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Petroleum subsidiary Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit to drill a wildcat well in the Barents Sea.…
Norwegian operator Statoil has released footage of the mating of its Hywind floating wind turbine towers, complete with nacelle and blades, with the spar-hull structures…
Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd subsidiary, Keppel Shipyard has won four contracts worth a total of $61.5 million (S$85 million) for the conversion, repair and…
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 11:35

Noble awards MPD contract

Drilling contractor Noble Corporation Plc has awarded a contract to AFGlobal to provide and install an integrated deepwater managed pressure drilling (MPD) system. “The addition…
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 09:52

Lundin to drill Barents probe

Lundin Petroleum has received permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill an exploration well in the Barents Sea using the semisubmersible Leiv Eiriksson.…
Providence Resources and its partners have signed a contract for the Stena IceMAX deepwater drillship for drilling on the Druid and Drombeg prospects in the…
First gas has been delivered on schedule from the Cayley field, the third and final new discovery to be brought on stream during the major…
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 02:59

ONGC inks Vantage drillship contract

  India's Oil and Natural Gas Company (ONGC) has agreed to a three-year contract to Vantage Drilling for use of the ultra-deepwater drillship Platinum Explorer…
ConocoPhillips is planning production testing on its latest Barossa field appraisal wells in the Bonaparte Basin, offshore Australia's Northern Territory, to support field development planning.…
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 06:59

End of a 50-year era for the A Fields

One of the North Sea’s oldest discoveries is set to be decommissioned as part of a multimillion-pound project. Centrica's Ann field, where the North Sea’s…
Island Drilling has been awarded a drilling contract with OMV Norge for one well on the Wisting license in the Norwegian Barents Sea. OMV will…
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 06:11

GE wins Coral South work

GE Oil & Gas has signed a long-term agreement to collaborate with Eni and CNPC consortium EEA on Area 4 offshore Mozambique, including the Coral…
Monday, 26 June 2017 15:42

Petrobras awards Santos Basin survey

Petrobras has awarded Seabed Geosolutions, a joint venture between Fugro and CGG, to conduct the largest ever 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in the…
Monday, 26 June 2017 15:11

Oseberg topside, jacket set sail

The topside and jacket for the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 unmanned wellhead platform set sail on 25 and 26 June respectively from Heerema Fabrication Group’s (HFG)…
Friday, 23 June 2017 10:16

Total JV, Energean get Greek go ahead

Greek Authorities have cleared a Total-led joint venture, and Energean Oil & Gas to explore two separate areas offshore Crete. The Greek Minister of Environment…
Carnarvon Petroleum and Northern Oil & Gas Australia (NOGA) have signed a pact enter a collaborative data sharing project spanning data in the Timor Sea,…
Kvaerner has completed the Johan Sverdrup riser platform (RP), named Ægir, with delivery set for next month. Image from Kvaerner. The jacket is the first…
Friday, 23 June 2017 09:09

PSA launches Gjøa probe

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has launched an investigation into a hydrocarbon leak on the Gjøa field on 21 June 2017. The incident happened during…
Friday, 23 June 2017 09:03

Pandion takes Tullow's Cara stake

Pandion Energy has been pre-qualified as licensee on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) and received an approval for the acquisition of all licenses in Tullow…
Drones, inspection technology and harsh weather drilling tools are to be supported through US$2.04 million (£1.6 million) in funding in the UK under a new…
Thursday, 22 June 2017 10:16

ION to shoot 2D seismic off Gabon

ION Geophysical announced a new 2D multi-client program offshore Gabon, EquatorSPAN II, in cooperation with the Gabon Ministry of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons, Direction Général des Hydrocarbures of Gabon (DGH). …
Thursday, 22 June 2017 08:45

PJ Valves inks McDermott T&T contract

PJ Valves (PJV) and PJ Piping (PJP) have been awarded a contract by McDermott International to supply valves and piping elements for an offshore project…
Thursday, 22 June 2017 08:28

OGA unveils North Sea tight gas strategy

UK regulator Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) today (22 June) unveiled a new strategy to make tight gas drilling in the southern North Sea (SNS)…
Thursday, 22 June 2017 07:44

SBM lands Liza FPSO job

ExxonMobil has awarded SBM Offshore a contract to construct, install, lease and operate a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) for its giant Liza…
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 15:41

ABS approves Chiyoda LNG concept

Classification and technical services provider ABS has granted an Approval in Principal for Chiyoda Corp.’s floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant and floating storage…
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