Offshore System Design News


Chevron to Boost St. Malo Production

Sep 19, 2019

Chevron has sanctioned a project to increase recovery in the St. Malo field, as the US based supermajor looks to maximize existing resources in the Gulf of Mexico.The waterflood project is Chevron’s first in the deepwater Wilcox trend and is…

Aker Solutions Unveils Intelligent Subsea

Sep 11, 2019

Aker Solutions' new integrated approach to subsea field design aims to accelerate field development and maximize performance through the life of the field. Jonathan Minnitt, the company's Senior Manager, Business Development, Europe & Africa, explains.

Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Plan Approved

May 15, 2019

Norwegian authorities have formally approved the plan for development and operation (PDO) of the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup field, Equinor announced on Wednesday. The Norwegian energy company said the NOK 41 billion ($4.7 billion) project…

McDermott to Build Amoca Platform

Apr 30, 2019

McDermott International on Tuesday said it has been awarded a contract by Eni for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of wellhead platform one (WHP1) to be installed in the Amoca field, located approximately 30 kilometers offshore Dos Bocas in southeast Mexico…

Pumping Tech a Piece of the Subsea Factory Puzzle

Apr 26, 2019

It’s been long thought the “subsea factory” could reduce capex costs, but many topsides pieces of equipment must first be marinized to make that vision a reality. Oceaneering’s Subsea Pumping Technology (SPT), which recently won OTC's Spotlight on New Technology Award…

Keppel Wins Lingshui 17-2 Engineering Work

Apr 25, 2019

Keppel FloaTEC secured an engineering services contract from China’s Offshore Oil Engineering Company (COOEC), the main engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contractor for the Lingshui 17-2 production semisubmersible to be built at COOEC's Qingdao facility in China…

Subsea Tiebacks Go the Distance

Mar 29, 2019

While the blue economy and renewables loomed large on today’s agenda at the Offshore Mediterranean Conference (OMC) in Ravenna, Italy, moves toward extending exploration into underexplored Greece, as well as technologies to enable more fields to be produced as subsea tiebacks…

BP Partners with Enpro on FAM Technology

Mar 05, 2019

BP and Enpro Subsea have executed a Global Frame Agreement aimed at providing an enhanced subsea architecture and smart standardization using Flow Access Module (FAM) technology to enable fast track, capital efficient subsea tiebacks.Enpro said…

Equinor’s Grand Plan Could be Grander

Jan 28, 2019

An area of rich oilfields in the southern North Sea off Norway appears set to become the next large-scale development to awe and shock observers for being a possible “fast-track” project in a mature area thought to have seen its best days.Norwegian offshore operator…

Rashid D Wellhead Platform Completed

Dec 27, 2018

Drydocks World said it has completed the Rashid D Wellhead Platform jacket and topside for TechinpFMC and end client Dubai Petroleum.“Rashid D marks the fourth project we have built [with TechinpFMC] together for Dubai Petroleum,” said Capt…

World’s Largest Spar Platform on Stream

Dec 17, 2018

A video from Norway's Equinor outlines the road to production at the Aasta Hansteen gas field in the Norwegian Sea, which opened a new region for gas export to Europe when it came on stream on Sunday.“Located in 1,300 meters of water, this is…

Green Light for Troll Phase 3

Dec 07, 2018

Equinor has received government approval for its plan to boost output and extend the lifetime of Troll, Norway's largest oil and gas field, the company said on Friday.The field accounts for about 40 percent of the natural gas reserves on the…

Heerema to Sell Two Fabrication Yards

Nov 20, 2018

Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) announced Tuesday that it intends to divest its activities at the locations in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands and Hartlepool, U.K. The Dutch firm, which builds large structures for the offshore energy industry,…

New Gas Module on Stream at Troll B

Oct 30, 2018

Equinor announced Tuesday a new gas module has been put on stream on Troll B, boosting the oil production and processing capacity on the Troll field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.“Troll is an exceptional oil and gas field globally…

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