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OE Press: 2017 / August

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 00:56

OE17: SPE Awards celebrated

More than 55 members of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen came together last night to celebrate the achievements of individuals within the Section.…
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 00:03

OE17: Peak oil demand in 2022

Energy demand will plateau after 2030, according to a new DNV GL (stand 5B51) model which forecasts the pace and extent of the global energy…
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 00:01

North Sea: challenged economics

As SPE Offshore Europe opens its doors, petroleum economist Professor Alex Kemp gives his view on the outlook for the North Sea. Over the past…
Monday, 04 September 2017 02:14

Norway still key for Total

Norway is still a key country for Total, its CEO Arnaud Breuillac has said after confirming the sale of company's remaining 15% stake in the…
Friday, 01 September 2017 03:28

CGG inks Mozambique multi-client survey work

CGG has signed a multi-client data agreement with Mozambique’s Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) covering up to 40,000sq km of 3D data over the Beira…
Aker Solutions secured a framework agreement from Shell to provide brownfield modifications services and maintenance support for the Nyhamna and Draugen facilities in Norway. The…
Technology group Wärtsilä has performed the remote operation of a North Sea platform supply vessel in the North Sea - from San Diego, California, 8000km…
Thursday, 31 August 2017 09:16

Nabors buys Robotic Drilling Systems

Shareholders of Robotic Drilling Systems (RDS) voted to sell all company shares to Nabors Industries, Norway drilling firm Odfjell Drilling has announced.  Odjfell, which holds…
Thursday, 31 August 2017 03:30

UK Government supports North Sea

New Energy Minister Richard Harrington has told oil and gas leaders they have the "full support" of the UK government in maximizing the economic opportunity…
Thursday, 31 August 2017 03:03

Lundin spuds Børselv

Lundin Petroleum has started drilling exploration well 7220/6-3 on the Børselv prospect in PL609 on the Loppa High in the southern Barents Sea. The Børselv…
Thursday, 31 August 2017 02:56

Saipem inks $370 million in contracts

Italian contractor Saipem has won a string of contracts worth a total US$370 million.  Eni Angola has awarded Saipem additional work orders for the West…
Thursday, 31 August 2017 02:41

Shell given further safety warnings

Shell has been served with two further notices by the UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following a leak on its Charlie platform in the…
Thursday, 31 August 2017 02:29

KUFPEC doubles interest in Gina Krog field

Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC) has agreed to acquire an additional 15% interest in the Gina Krog field from Total E&P Norge for US$317…
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 04:09

Total starts Edradour and Glenlivet production

Total has started-up production from the Edradour and Glenlivet gas and condensate fields west of Shetland. ahead of schedule and 30% under budget. The fields,…
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 03:13

BHGE inks latest Coral South contract

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), has announced a second major contract for Eni East Africa’s (EEA) Coral South FLNG development, offshore Mozambique. The contract…
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 03:00

Chariot drops Namibia blocks

Atlantic margin focused Chariot Oil & Gas is dropping out of two blocks offshore Namibia.  The firms says it has elected not to enter into…
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 03:13

Wellesley spuds Goanna well, Norway

Wellesley Petroleum has started drilling on the Goanna exploration well in the northern Norwegian North Sea. The well, 39/9-22 S, in license PL 881, is…
Monday, 28 August 2017 06:36

Aker BP's Hyrokkin well dry

Aker BP's wildcat well 25/4-11 on the Hyrokkin prospect in the Norwegian North Sea has come up dry, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).  The…
Monday, 28 August 2017 05:51

Lundin tests Alta discovery

Lundin Norway has completed two appraisal wells on the Alta oil and gas discovery in license 609 the Barents Sea. Wells 7220/11-4 and 7220/11-4 A…
Monday, 28 August 2017 04:39

Catcher FPSO sets sail for UK

The Catcher floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel has set sail for the UK to work on Premier Oil's Catcher field. The unit, built…
Friday, 25 August 2017 11:51

Hyperdynamics nears final Fatala-1 stage

Hyperdynamics Corp. is nearly completed with the top portion of the Fatala-1 well, paving the way for a “potential world-class hydrocarbon discovery” offshore Guinea, West…
The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project’s floating production, storage and offloading facility (FPSO) has been safely moored today in the Ichthys field, 220km off the north…
Thursday, 24 August 2017 11:43

TFKable gains approval for JDR takeover

Group TELE-FONIKA Kable (TFKable Group) has received regulatory approval for its acquisition of JDR Cable Systems, a supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to…
Thursday, 24 August 2017 10:20

NADL, Jurong to form JV for West Rigel

North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NADL) and Jurong Shipyard have agreed to form a joint asset holding company for joint ownership of the West Rigel semisubmersible…
Schlumberger’s WesternGeco has completed a hybrid seismic acquisition survey using their newly deployed multipurpose vessel (MPV)—a first in the industry, the company says. WG Vespucci.…
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 11:21

FairfieldNodal to acquire WGP

FairfieldNodal says it is in advanced discussions with Thalassa Holdings to acquire WGP Group Ltd., a premier provider of marine geophysical services headquartered in the…
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 11:15

DOF Subsea inks global deals

DOF Subsea has been awarded several global contracts, securing utilization for several vessels in the subsea IMR projects segment. In the Asia Pacific region and…
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 09:14

Eni to drill at Goliat Eye

Eni will begin drilling the Goliat Eye wildcat next month in the Barents Sea, after been given the go-ahead from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA).…
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 04:01

Kraken commissioning behind schedule

EnQuest’s Kraken heavy oil development in the UK North Sea is taking longer to ramp up than expected with topsides equipment commissioning taking longer than…
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 10:49

Noble, Delek get Alon D extension

Israel’s Minister of Energy has granted Noble Energy and Delek Drilling an extension for the Alon D license, offshore Israel, following an appeal from the…
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