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Tuesday, 04 April 2017 07:33

Intecsea debuts low motion floaters

Intecsea (WorleyParsons Group) has launched a range of low-motion (LM) floaters – the flagship LM-FPSO, the LM-FLNG and the LM-SEMI.…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / April
Saturday, 01 April 2017 00:00

March of the Penguins

With Shell’s Brent Charlie due to shut down in 2018, the supermajor has had to find a new home for…
Published in OE: 2017 / April
Saturday, 01 April 2017 00:00

Ship shape

Polymer steel composite repairs are becoming a popular solution for worn out plates in the growing floating production vessel fleet.…
Published in OE: 2017 / April
Thursday, 30 March 2017 10:38

TMC delivers Catcher compressors

International compressor supplier TMC Compressors (TMC) has completed its delivery of a marine compressed air system to BW Offshore’s Catcher…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / March
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 07:14

Exxon sells Norway upstream business

Newcomer Point Resources has entered the playing field as a mid-sized Norwegian exploration and production (E&P) company, signing a deal…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / March
ExxonMobil is looking to make a final investment decision on its Liza discovery offshore Guyana this year, with first oil…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / March
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 00:00

Neural networking by design

Artificial neural networks are being used to help design floating production system hulls in the concept and front-end engineering phases.…
Published in OE: 2017 / March
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 00:00

Faster start-up

Ronnie Bains, of Emerson Process Management, explains how the use of dynamic simulations and operator training systems can support engineering…
Published in OE: 2017 / March
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 03:21

Ophir secures FPSO off Malaysia

Ophir Production has contracted a vessel for its Ophir floating production field development offshore Malaysia.  The tanker Puteri Bangsa will…
Sparrows Group has secured a five-year contract to deliver hydraulic, lifting and rigging services for Maersk Oil’s UK floating assets.…
Thursday, 23 February 2017 03:22

Latest SNE well reaches total depth

Cairn Energy's latest well on the SNE (Shelf North Edge) field offshore Sengal has reached total depth, at 2852m, says…
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 03:33

Western Isles FPSO close to sailaway

Dana Petroleum's long delayed Western Isles cylindical floating production unit (FPSO) is finally set to start its journey to Europe…
Friday, 17 February 2017 10:58

Inpex names Ichthys FPSO, CPF

Inpex held double naming ceremonies at two South Korean yards for the FPSO and CPF related to the Ichthys LNG…
Friday, 17 February 2017 04:23

First oil achieved at Stella

First oil has been achieved at the Stella floating production project in the UK North Sea. The Greater Stella Development…
Friday, 17 February 2017 03:11

Kraken FPSO hooked up, on track

UK independent EnQuest says first oil from its US$2.6 billion Kraken heavy development in the UK North Sea is on…