Offshore Well Operations News


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…

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…

Enpro Subsea Completes Ghana Campaigns

Nov 19, 2019

Production optimization specialist Enpro Subsea said it has recently completed another two subsea hydraulic intervention campaigns for two operators in West Africa. Operations were conducted from a single multi-services support vessel, which was mobilized out of Takoradi in Ghana…

Expro Wins Ichthys LNG Extension

Nov 18, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro reports it has secured a contract extension to supply well test and subsea services for INPEX-operated, Ichthys LNG.The contract will see Expro continue to supply a high rate 175 MMscf/day well testing package…

Subsea Digital Alliance Launched

Nov 13, 2019

Showcasing Norwegian digital solutions, the Subsea Digital Alliance has been launched to bring smart cloud collaboration to the energy industry.As digital strategists in the oil and gas sector see the opportunity to leverage new projects to introduce new…

Expro Names Fanning CFO

Oct 22, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro announced it has appointed Quinn Fanning as Chief Financial Officer.Based in Houston, Fanning will succeed Michael Bentham, who will transition to a new role as Vice President of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer…

19 Fields in Production at Norwegian Sea

Oct 22, 2019

Norwegian Sea area, which is twice the size of the North Sea, has 19 fields in production and numerous discoveries are being developed and around 350 exploration wells have been drilled over the past 40 years, said Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)…

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