Offshore Production News


P-68 FPSO Ready for Deployment

Sep 17, 2019

The newbuild P-68 floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) has left the shipyard and will be deployed to the ultra-deepwater Berbigão and Sururu fields in Brazil’s Santos Basin, builder Sembcorp Marine announced.The vessel was…

Baltim South West Gas Field Starts Production

Sep 17, 2019

Egypt's Baltim South West offshore gas field backed by BP and Eni has started production of 100 million cubic feet of gas a day, the oil ministry said on Tuesday.Output will rise to 500 million cubic feet of gas by the second quarter of 2020 when five wells are expected to be online…

FPSO & IPO: Growth of an Operator

Sep 17, 2019

As war gives oil a jolt, BW Offshore — which earned revenues of $870 million in 2018 — is readying floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) candidates for Brazil and the North Sea, just as its about-to-be-strengthened other half…

Utgard Comes on Stream

Sep 17, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor said it has started production from the Utgard gas and condensate field, spanning the Norwegian-UK border in the North Sea. Recoverable resources are estimated at around 40 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe) and daily production on plateau will be around 43…

Big Data, Security & Remote Ops

Sep 17, 2019

Offshore oil and gas is among the many industries in the midst of a vast technological shift being driven by rapid advances in new digital technologies and methodologies. Big data, artificial intelligence (AI), digitalization . . . The list goes on and on…

ClampOn: Ultrasonic Intelligent Sensors

Sep 13, 2019

ClampOn provides non-invasive ultrasonic sensors for sand and particle monitoring, pig detection, corrosion-erosion monitoring, leak monitoring and vibration monitoring.

Norway Approves Tordis Extension

Sep 12, 2019

Norwegian authorities have given consent to operator Equinor to extend production from the Tordis field in the North Sea.Equinor, which had applied for consent to extend the operating life of the facilities on the Tordis field, is now approved to use of the facilities through 2036…

New Age Sells Stake in Marine XII

Sep 12, 2019

Privately held oil and gas exploration and production company New Age (African Global Energy) Limited has announced the completion of the US$800 million sale of its 25% non-operated interest in the offshore Marine XII permit in Congo (Brazzaville) to LUKOIL Upstream Congo SAU…

Weatherford Inks $87 Mln Deal with Petrobras

Sep 11, 2019

Oilfield services company Weatherford announced it has secured an $87 million contract for fishing and intervention services with Brazilian-based multinational corporation Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., more commonly known as Petrobras.Weatherford…

Repsol Sees Yme Start-up in H1 2020

Sep 11, 2019

Spain's Repsol believes it can start producing oil at the Norwegian Yme oilfield in the first half of next year, a partner in the field said on Wednesday.'Repsol, the operator of the field, is confident that Yme could start production in the first half of 2020…

Aasta Hansteen Output Can Exceed Max Capacity

Sep 11, 2019

Norway's Aasta Hansteen field, which exports gas to Britain and other European countries, has on several occasions produced more than its maximum level, pipeline operator Gassco and operator Equinor told Reuters.Located in the Norwegian Sea…

Gazprom Neft Resumes Output at Arctic Offshore Field

Sep 11, 2019

Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian gas giant Gazprom, said on Wednesday it had resumed oil production at the Prirazlomnoye offshore Arctic field on September 7 after planned maintenance.The Prirazlomnoye field was halted on August 8 for maintenance…

RigNet Wins FPSO Analytics Job

Sep 10, 2019

Networking solutions provider RigNet said it has secures a multi-year agreement with Galoc Production Company (GPC) to deploy its machine learning-based analytics platform on board the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Rubicon Intrepid…

Exxon Discussing Norway Asses Sale with Var Energi

Sep 09, 2019

Oil major ExxonMobil said on Friday it had signed an exclusivity agreement with Var Energi for negotiations regarding a possible sale of Exxon's Norwegian upstream assets.An acquisition of Exxon's production assets in Norway would cement Var…

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