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Sunday, 31 July 2011 19:00

FPSO tales of the unexpected

Floating systems consultant Peter Lovie offers his personal take on the debt crisis facing round FPSO pioneer Sevan and the…
Published in OE: 2011 / August
Monday, 01 October 2012 16:00

OGX discoveries

Maintaining a steady level of exploration activity, OGX has marked a number of successes.The Itacoatiara well, or OGX-79, found a…
Published in OE: 2012 / October
Monday, 01 October 2012 15:52

Revitalising the Norwegian shelf

A number of operators on the Norwegian shelf revealed updates of their field development plans at the recent Offshore Northern…
Published in OE: 2012 / October
Monday, 01 October 2012 15:34

Waimea well test

Brazilian independent OGX kicked off 2012 with production at its offshore Waimea development. First oil came in January via an…
Published in OE: 2012 / October
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 13:30

FPSO repair at the double

Off station planned maintenance and upgrade work on the SeaRose FPSO, which serves Husky Energy’s White Rose oil field off…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 15:43

Statoil acquires FPSO Maersk Peregrino

Statoil and its partner Sinochem have agreed to purchase the Peregrino FPSO from A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. The floating production, storage…
Thursday, 19 July 2012 15:10

PSVM floater mooring

Mooring of the PSVM FPSO in 2000m of water in BP’s ultra-deepwater block 31 offshore Angola was completed recently by…
Friday, 01 June 2012 14:25

Bowless Vanguard adds new strings

Deepwater discharge of major offshore structures and dry-docking FPSOs while still attached to their turret moorings are among the more…
Published in OE: 2012 / June
Sunday, 01 April 2012 00:00

Rolling in the deep

One portion of the Golden Triangle – the Gulf of Mexico – has slipped a notch in its dominance of…
Published in OE: 2012 / April
Saturday, 03 March 2012 15:06

Waimea piles guided home

A newly developed subsea pile-stabilising template has been successfully deployed for the first time in Brazil’s Campos Basin. The StabFrame,…
Thursday, 01 March 2012 00:00

Asian players land bigger fish

The mix of orders for all categories of drillings rigs continues, with Asia Pacific and Middle East shipyards and their…
Published in OE: 2012 / March
Thursday, 01 March 2012 00:00

Coatings cut to a new cloth

Whether it's providing protection for kit in HP/HT environments, keeping corrosion at bay or defending vessels against fouling or iceberg…
Published in OE: 2012 / March
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 00:00

Pazflor in perspective

The complexity and sheer scale of Total's Pazflor project in block 17 offshore Angola – the field covers 600km2, six…
Published in OE: 2012 / February
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 12:52

Wood Group Kianda

Wood Group has launched a new company in Luanda in joint venture with its Angolan business partner Amílcar Nascimento. Wood…
Thursday, 01 September 2011 17:18

Super-sizing for market success

The offshore yard of Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea will start cutting steel for Dockwise's new marine transportation super vessel…
Published in OE: 2011 / September