Offshore Well Operations News


Three Oilfield Players Join Forces in "New Coretrax"

Mar 30, 2020

Churchill Drilling Tools, Mohawk Energy, and Coretrax have teamed up to offer an integrated approach to well lifecycle integrity and production optimization.As previously reported, Coretrax acquired Churchill Drilling Tools in November 2019…

Unity Nets 3-Year Offshore Maintenance Deal with Spirit Energy

Mar 18, 2020

Offshore well integrity company Unity has signed a contract to maintain wellhead equipment across Spirit Energy's twelve offshore platforms.The platforms are located in the East Irish Sea, Southern North Sea and the Dutch sector of the North Sea…

Tailwind Expects First Oil at Evelyn by 2022

Mar 10, 2020

Tailwind Energy, an oil and gas venture founded in 2016 and supported by Mercuria and Petrofac, said that it is working towards committing to development of the Evelyn field located in the UK Central North Sea.The first phase of development will consist of a single well…

Wintershall DEA Gets OK for Island Constructor Use

Mar 03, 2020

Wintershall DEA Norge has received consent to used the Island Constructor well-intervention vessel at its Vega and Maria offshore fields in Norway.The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway said Monday that its consent applied for the use of the…

Premier Oil Contracts DOF PSV

Feb 24, 2020

Premier Oil UK Ltd. has awarded DOF Rederi a four-well firm plus two-well option contract for the platform supply vessel (PSV) Skandi Caledonia.The offshore services division of  Norwegian supply shipping company DOF ASA said that the contract is expected to start in 2Q 2020…

Oceaneering Scores Angola RLWI Gig with BP

Feb 11, 2020

Oil major BP has awarded subsea services specialist Oceaneering a contract for the provision of riserless light well intervention services in Angola.Oceaneering, which has described the contract award as meaningful, will provide the services at BP's offshore Angola Blocks 18 and 31…

Equinor Receives Permit to drill Norwegian Sea

Dec 23, 2019

Equinor has secured approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to begin drilling the well 66046604/5-2 S, which is located in the Norwegian Sea.A press note from NPD said that the well 30/6-31 S will be drilled from the West Hercules…

Wintershall Dea Norge Wins Norway Permit

Dec 23, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wintershall Dea Norge, a Norwegian unit of the German oil company Wintershall Dea, a drilling permit for well 66046604/5-2 S, which is located in the Norwegian Sea.According to NPD, the well…

Odfjell to Drill More Wells for Equinor

Dec 22, 2019

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has exercised three new wells for Odfjell Drilling’s semisubmersible Deepsea Atlantic.Furthermore, two additional wells are pending final approval by Equinor and its licensees.The wells have been exercised…

Archer Bags Equinor Brazil Gig

Dec 09, 2019

Archer, a global oil services company, announced that Equinor Brasil Oleo e Gas Ltd has confirmed a new four-year contract for the provision of platform drilling management services on the Peregrino field development on the Peregrino A and B platforms respectively…

NPD Grants Drilling Permit to ConocoPhillips

Dec 08, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS a drilling permit for well 25/7-9 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.Well 25 / 7-9 S shall be drilled from the drilling equipment Leiv Eiriksson at position 59 ° 15'17…

Wintershall Gains Norwegian Sea Drilling Permit

Nov 27, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wintershall Dea Norge, a Norwegian unit of the German oil company Wintershall Dea, a drilling permit for well 6604/6-1, located in the Norwegian Sea.Wintershall Dea Norge has made a minor oil discovery in the the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility…

Total Awards Tyra Monitoring Work to Emerson

Nov 25, 2019

Emerson announced on Monday it has been awarded a contract from Total to provide wellhead pressure monitoring technology to enhance safety during the multi-year redevelopment project to extend the life of Denmark’s biggest gas field.The Tyra…

Mako Gas Field Exceeds Hopes: Conrad

Nov 24, 2019

Indonesian oil & gas exploration and production company Conrad Petroleum has flowed dry gas from its Tambak-1 well located in the Duyung PSC in the West Natuna Basin, offshore Indonesia.The Tambak-1 well was designed to both appraise the Mako…

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