Offshore Engineer Shallow Water News


EU Threatens Turkey with Sanctions over Cyprus Drilling

Jul 11, 2019

The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's 'illegal' drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further, a draft statement seen by Reuters shows…

Eni, KMG Partner in Caspian Project

Jul 05, 2019

The Kazakh Ministry of Energy, national company KazMunayGas (KMG) and Eni signed a protocol of direct negotiations to grant the subsoil use right for exploration and production of hydrocarbons within joint operations on Abay, an offshore area in the Kazakhstani sector of the Caspian Sea…

Petrobras Reschedules Oilfield Bid

Jul 05, 2019

Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA is scheduled to hold a final 're-bid' for two oilfields off the coast of Rio de Janeiro on July 8, four sources told Reuters this week, after the state-run oil firm annulled a previous bidding round.Among the…

Jumbo Completes Mooring Installation in Egypt

Jul 02, 2019

Netherlands-based Jumbo’s Fairplayer has completed the pre-installation and tensioning of a shallow water CALM buoy mooring system at a depth of 26 meters for the Mersa El-Hamra terminal offshore Egypt.The heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation…

OMV Petrom Starts Black Sea Drilling

Jul 01, 2019

Romania's largest energy company OMV Petrom said it has started a new offshore drilling campaign in the shallow waters of the Istria block in the Black Sea.The two new wells will be drilled more than 2,000 meters below the seabed, in approximately 50 meters water depth…

GulfSlope Energy Forms JV for GoM

Jul 01, 2019

GulfSlope Energy, an independent oil and natural gas exploration company, has signed a letter of intent to enter a joint venture (JV) for drilling of shallow water depth prospects in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM).The oil and natural gas company focused on exploring offshore U…

Shearwater Kicks Off Survey for KrisEnergy

Jun 28, 2019

Independent upstream oil and gas company KrisEnergy announced the commencement of a 1,200-square-kilometer 3D seismic survey in the offshore Cambodia Block A concession, where the company is developing the Apsara oil field.Shearwater Geoservices'…

W&T Buys Exxon's Eastern GoM Assets

Jun 27, 2019

W&T Offshore announced on Thursday that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with ExxonMobil to acquire their interests in and operatorship of oil and gas producing properties in the eastern region of the Gulf of Mexico, offshore Alabama…

Mexico Approves BP's Offshore Drilling Plan

Jun 26, 2019

Mexico's oil regulator on Tuesday approved a $97 million plan for drilling in an offshore area operated by British supermajor BP in the southern Gulf of Mexico.The four-year exploration plan approved by the national hydrocarbons commission (CNH) covers a 700…

Pemex Steering Clear of Deepwater

Jun 21, 2019

Petroleos Mexicanos will focus on shallow water projects and onshore plays, and avoid investing in its deepwater riches for now, as the ailing Mexican state-run oil company seeks to turn around a 14-year slide in crude production, a top official said on Thursday…

Petrobras Receives Top Bid from Ouro Preto

Jun 13, 2019

Brazilian energy company Ouro Preto Oleo e Gas delivered the highest bid to acquire a pair of Brazilian oil clusters from state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.Petrobras, as the oil company is known…

JFSE Launches Shallow Water Excavation Tool

Jun 13, 2019

Controlled flow excavation (CFE) services expert James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) said it has developed a low draft, lightweight excavator that is primarily aimed at shallow water excavation and shore pull works, including trench maintenance during pull-in operations…

Otto Takes Control of Gulf of Mexico License

May 09, 2019

Otto Energy now owns 100% interest in the VR 232 license in the shallow water US Gulf of Mexico after acquiring the remaining 50% working interest Byron Energy.VR 232 is adjacent to Otto’s 50% owned South Marsh Island Block 71 oil field and production platform…

DNV GL Urges Interest in Wind-Powered Oil Recovery

May 08, 2019

DNV GL says its WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) technology is now ready for prototype development after two joint industry projects have shown the concept to be technically feasible and cost efficient. WIN WIN was conceived in 2013 by DNV GL…

Current News

McDermott Opens Subsea Center in London

Wild Well Upgrades Capping Stack Kit

A Boost for Africa’s P&A Market

New York Awards Offshore Wind Contracts

US Offshore Oil Production Down 19% after Barry

Greece Creating Offshore Emergency Response Plan

Eni Allegedly Tried to Sway Witness in Nigeria

Aker Energy IPO May be in Late 2019 or 2020

MAN Wins Chevron FEED Gig

Hibiscus Acquires North Sea Rights

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

OE Digital E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week