Offshore Well Operations News


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…

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…

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