Offshore Well Operations News


Altus, Archer Bag Wireline Services Deals with Equinor

Jan 19, 2021

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has awarded Altus Intervention and Archer Integrated Services framework contracts for supplying integrated wireline services within well intervention to Equinor’s fixed platforms. Altus Intervention will provide services at the Gina Krog…

New Water Dissolvable Frac Ball Tooling Launched

Jan 13, 2021

Victory Elements says its newly launched water dissolvable ceramic materials for hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells are designed to provide performance and cost advantages compared to conventional practices including faster completion times…

Safe Influx Granted UK Patent for Automated Well Control Tech

Jan 06, 2021

Aberdeen based well control company Safe Influx Ltd has been granted a patent by the United Kingdom Patent Office covering its Automated Well Control technology.'The patent secures key elements of Automated Well Control technology, including a wide range of modules using the same technology…

Equinor Gets Consent for Continued Use of Island Wellserver Vessel

Jan 04, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor has received regulatory consent to keep using the Island Wellserver well intervention vessel in 2021.The consent, granted by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, is an extension of an existing consent.The consent…

Uzma's SVP Nets Well Services Deal with SEA Hibiscus

Dec 03, 2020

Malaysian company Uzma has, through its subsidiary Setegap Ventures Petroleum (SVP), won a well services contract with the Malaysian oil firm SEA Hibiscus, a subsidiary of Hibiscus Petroleum.Uzma said that the work order was part of a Pan Malaysia…

Archer in 5-Year Drilling Services Deal with Aker BP

Nov 24, 2020

Oslo-listed oilfield services provider Archer has won a five-year contract with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP.The contract is for the provision of platform drilling operations and maintenance services on the Ula and Valhall installations in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

Expro Bags 5-Year Well Intervention Contract with Chevron in Australia

Nov 16, 2020

Oilfield services company Expro has said it has secured 'a major contract' for its subsea riserless well intervention (RWI) solution with Chevron in Australia.Under the five-year contract of an undisclosed value, Expro's Australian subsidiary…

FWM to Manage Bridge Petroleum's Galapagos Well in North Sea

Oct 08, 2020

UK-based oil firm Bridge Petroleum has appointed well-engineering company Fraser Well Management (FWM) to operate the suspended appraisal well in the Galapagos field in the Northern North Sea.The Galapagos field is the former un-depleted North West Hutton Field which…

Ex-Aker BP, Halliburton Experts Join Norwegian Wellbore Firm Marwell

Sep 04, 2020

Marwell, a recently established, Stavanger-based, wellbore and completion services company, has made two new senior appointments to run drilling and completions branches. Øystein Eide, until recently with Aker BP, will join the company to lead the drilling and well construction business…

Unity Nets North Sea Extension

Sep 02, 2020

Aberdeen-based well integrity services company has been awarded a three-year contract extension by an unnamed UK North Sea operator.Unity said Wednesday that the contract extension would see the company continue to serve three northern North Sea platforms…

NEO Energy Taps FWM for Southern North Sea Well Management

Aug 04, 2020

NEO Energy, a North Sea-focused oil and gas company has hired Fraser Well Management (FWM) to operate the Victoria well, a shut-in gas condensate well located off the Lincolnshire coast in the southern North Sea.FWM, the well engineering and project management specialist…

Petrofac Lands Two-Year North Sea Well Deal with NEO Energy

Jul 29, 2020

UK-based offshore services company Petrofac has won a two-year contract with NEO Energy to provide Well Management and Well Operator support across NEO's North Sea fields.The deal will cover support for 25 production wells across NEO's Affleck…

Fraser Well Management Launches Well Operatorship Division

Jul 08, 2020

UK-based well engineering firm Fraser Well Management (FWM) has launched a new well operatorship division.'The new product line marks an evolution for the established well engineering and management specialist and aims to provide end-to-end…

IOG Hires Petrofac for Well Management at SNS Project

Jun 01, 2020

UK-based oil and gas company Independent Oil and Gas plc (IOG),  has awarded a well management contract to Petrofac for its Core Project Phase 1 in the UK Southern North Sea.The Core Project Phase 1 will develop and bring online the Southwark…

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