Offshore Shallow Water News


Shelf Drilling Sells Jack-Up Rig to ADNOC for $77.6M

Dec 21, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore drilling company Shelf Drilling has agreed to sell a jack-up drilling rig to UAE-based ADNOC Drilling.Under the agreement, ADNOC Drilling, a drilling subsidiary of UAE's national oil company ADNOC, will buy Shelf Drilling's Shelf Drilling Journey jack-up drilling unit…

Lundin Gets OK to Use Rowan Viking Rig at Edvard Grieg Field

Dec 14, 2020

Swedish oil company Lundin, focused on oil and gas operations in Norway, has obtained regulatory consent to used the Rowan Viking jack-up rig on the Edvard Grieg offshore field.The consent, granted last week by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway…

OMV to Use Maersk Drilling Rig for North Sea Wildcat

Dec 07, 2020

Austrian oil and gas company OMV has chartered a Maersk Drilling jack-up drilling rig to drill an exploration well offshore Norway.Maersk Drilling said that OMV would use its jack-up rig Maersk Integrator to drill one exploration well in the…

Australia: Triangle Energy Restarts Oil Output from Cliff Head Field Well

Dec 02, 2020

Australian oil company Triangle Energy has restarted production from its CH-7 well at the Cliff Head offshore oil field in the Perth Basin, Australia.The company in October said it had begun operations to bring back online two wells at the Cliff head offshore field…

Ireland: Providence Pens Barryroe Field Farmout Deal with SpotOn

Nov 30, 2020

Ireland-based oil and gas company Providence Resources has signed a farm-out deal with SpotOn Energy for the offshore block in Ireland containing the Barryroe oil and gas discovery.Providence Resources, together with its partner Lansdowne Oil…

BP, Ithaca Energy Bring Online Vorlich Offshore Field

Nov 26, 2020

Oil major BP and Ithaca Energy have started production from the Vorlich offshore oil field in the North Sea.The 30-million-barrel field has been developed through two wells with peak production expected to reach 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent gross per day…

Suriname Offers 8 Blocks in Shallow Waters

Nov 17, 2020

Suriname's Staatsolie has offered eight offshore exploration blocks in the shallow waters off the coast of South America's smaller country up for bidding.Staatsolie, the national oil company of Suriname, said the blocks, covering around 13,524 km2…

Pertamina Awards More Work for JDC Jack-up Rig Hakuryu-14

Nov 05, 2020

Indonesian oil and gas company PT Pertamina Hulu Mahakam has awarded a 1.5-year contract to Japan Drilling Co. (JDC) for the use of the jack-up drilling rig 'HAKURYU-14'.PT Pertamina Hulu Mahakam will use the rig on the Mahakam Block, offshore IndonesiaApart from the firm 1…

Petrobras Launches Binding Phase for Ceará Cluster Fields Sale

Nov 04, 2020

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras has announced the start of the binding phase for the sale of its ownership in shallow-water fields in the Ceará Cluster, located in the state of Ceará, Brazil.The fields comprising the Ceara Cluster are Tuna, Curimã…

Triangle Energy Starts Work to Bring Two Offshore Wells Back Online

Oct 27, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Triangle Energy has started works to bring back online two wells at the Cliff head offshore field in the Perth Basin, Australia.The two wells, CH-6 and CH-7, were shut in June. CH-6 was shut due to a pump failure…

PHOTO: Heerema Installs P11-Unity Platform

Oct 26, 2020

Dutch offshore installation services firm Heerema Marine Contractors has installed one of the world's smallest offshore gas platforms using its Sleipnir semi-submersible crane vessel - which is the world's largest -  in the Dutch sector of the North Sea…

Brazil: Karoon Gets ANP Approval to Take Over Bauna Field

Oct 23, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy said Friday that the Brazilian national oil regulator ANP had approved, with conditions, Karoon's acquisition of the Bauna offshore field from Petrobras.The field is located in shallow waters in the Santos Basin in concession BM-S-40…

CNOOC: Production Starts from Bozhong 19-6 Offshore Field

Oct 22, 2020

China's CNOOC has started production from its Bozhong 19-6 condensate gas field pilot area development project in the Bohai Bay, offshore China.That Bozhong 19-6 condensate gas field pilot area development is located in the central Bohai with an average water depth of approximately 23 meters…

Shelf Drilling's Jack-Up Rig Contract Suspended

Oct 19, 2020

Jack-up rig drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has said it has received a suspension notice for one of its jack-up rigs.The Oslo-listed driller said Monday that a customer had sent it a suspension notice for the Main Pass I jack-up drilling unit…

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