Offshore Workover News


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…

Wellpro Announces New Hires

Nov 11, 2019

Well intervention company Wellpro Group announced two new appointments as it eyes further expansion in the Eastern Hemisphere.Mark Fraser has taken up the role of Regional Manager in the Middle East, while Martin Webster has been appointed Regional Manager in Asia…

Well Intervention and Stimulation Alliance Formed

Oct 30, 2019

Aker BP, Schlumberger and Stimwell Services have established the Well Intervention and Stimulation Alliance to accelerate and boost oil production.The 5+5 year tripartite agreement was signed by the CEOs of the three alliance partners at a venue at Aker BP’s Headquarter at Fornebu on Tuesday…

Helix Introduces Q7000 Well Intervention Vessel

Oct 22, 2019

Helix Energy Solutions Group has introduced its newly built semisubmersible well intervention vessel, the Q7000.The Q7000 can perform through-riser well intervention and decommissioning operations in water depths ranging from 85 meters to 3…

ADNOC Awards Weatherford $220 Mln Drilling Deal

Sep 24, 2019

Oilfield services provider Weatherford said it has signed a $220 million, three-year contract with the Abu Dhabi Company for Offshore Petroleum Operations Limited (ADNOC Offshore' to provide directional drilling services for the stated goal…

Halliburton Acquires Downhole Cutting Tools

Sep 23, 2019

Oilfield services provider Halliburton said it acquired a new portfolio of electro-mechanical downhole cutting tools and tubing punches from Westerton (UK) Ltd.Designed as an alternative to traditional pipe recovery and intervention across the well lifecycle from exploration to abandonment…

CannSeal Debuts Mobile Mixer Technology

Sep 16, 2019

New mobile mixer technology from annular isolation technology specialist CannSeal facilitates the company’s proprietary epoxy resin to be mixed on-site, opening up new markets independent of location as it removes constrictions associated with storage and curing times…

Weatherford Inks $87 Mln Deal with Petrobras

Sep 11, 2019

Oilfield services company Weatherford announced it has secured an $87 million contract for fishing and intervention services with Brazilian-based multinational corporation Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., more commonly known as Petrobras.Weatherford…

Trendsetter Unveils 20K Hydraulic Intervention Connector

Sep 11, 2019

Trendsetter Engineering has been awarded a contract for the design, qualification and delivery of a 20,000 psi (20K) hydraulic intervention connector by HWCG, the Houston-based oil and gas service company announced.HWCG is a consortium of deepwater…

Welcome to the App Store

Sep 09, 2019

Imagine a kind of app store for subsea xmas trees; a plug-in platform into which a myriad of functionality can be added and changed to suit. It’s a concept being pitched by UK subsea technology firm Enpro, except it’s calling it a “process USB” port…

Boost Production with a Well-designed Fluids Portfolio

Aug 28, 2019

The success of a drilling operation hinges upon finding the right solutions for a specific site. As fluids have different base liquids, chemical additives and diverse physical characteristics, they can behave differently in varying environments…

FPSO Market Growth Props BW Offshore’s Africa Plan

Aug 22, 2019

Global floating production services provider BW Offshore has confirmed a one-year extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Petroleo Nautipa on the Etame field offshore Gabon for VAALCO Energy.BW Offshore, which owns a fleet of 15 floating production…

Prolonging Wellhead Fatigue Life

Aug 16, 2019

When oil and gas operators need to carry out workovers or plug and abandon a deepwater well, a primary concern is how much fatigue life remains in the wellhead.Wells from two decades ago were drilled and completed with rigs that may have been decommissioned…

Island Wellserver Approved for Equinor LWI

Aug 14, 2019

Norwegian authorities have given Equinor consent to use Island Wellserver for light well intervention (LWI), the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) announced on Wednesday. The consent concerns an extension to an existing LWI approval as well as a new operation using a coil hose…

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