Tiebacks News

Aker BP Starts Production from North Sea Oil Field

Mar 14, 2023

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has started production from the Frosk field development in the  Alvheim area, offshore Norway.The Frosk field is tied back to Alvheim FPSO in the North Sea via existing subsea infrastructure. The field, discovered in 2019…

Brazil: Karoon to Drill Second Neon Control Well, after First Well Shows Encouraging Results

Feb 21, 2023

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy has elected to drill the second control well at the Neon discovery offshore Brazil, after the first control well, Neon-1, confirmed the presence of 25 meters of net oil-bearing pay.Neon-1 and Neon…

Panoro Energy, Kosmos Energy, and GEPetrol partner in Equatorial Guinea Offshore Block

Feb 20, 2023

Oil and gas company Panoro Energy has been awarded a 56 percent stake in and operatorship of Block EG-01, located offshore Equatorial Guinea. Partners in the block will be Kosmos Energy and GEPetrol.Block EG-01 borders both Block G where Panoro has a 14…

TechnipFMC's Subsea Production System for Equinor's Irpa Project

Feb 17, 2023

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC said Thursday it had won a 'significant' contract from Equinor to deliver subsea production systems for the Irpa oil and gas project in the Norwegian Sea.For TechnipFMC, a “significant” contract is between $75 million and $250 million…

Equinor Awards Contracts to Subsea 7, DeepOcean for Norwegian Sea Field Work

Feb 13, 2023

The Norwegian oil company Equinor has awarded Subsea 7 two contracts for the development of the Irpa and Verdande fields in the Norwegian Sea. The two projects will be executed in a consortium between Subsea 7 and DeepOcean.Subsea 7 said the value of the combined projects was 'sizeable…

Aker BP Selects TechnipFMC for Subsea Tie-in Projects in North Sea

Feb 01, 2023

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC said Tuesday it had won a 'large' integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (iEPCI) contract by with the Norwegian offshore oil company Aker BP for its Utsira High development. For TechnipFMC…

Lapa South West: Aker Solutions Wins 'Sizeable' Deal with Oil Giant TotalEnergies in Brazil

Jan 17, 2023

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions said Tuesday it had won a 'sizeable' contract with the French oil major TotalEnergies in Brazil.The contract is for the provision of the subsea production system, tools, and…

TotalEnergies Approves FID for $1B Lapa Oil Project Offshore Brazil

Jan 16, 2023

French oil major TotalEnergies has approved the final investment decision for the Lapa South-West oil development located in the Santos Basin, 300 kilometers offshore Brazil.The company operates the project with a 45% interest. Its partners are Shell (30%) and Repsol Sinopec (25%)…

OKEA, DNO Looking at Options to Develop Brasse Discovery

Dec 29, 2022

The Norwegian oil and gas companies OKEA  and DNO Norge have signed a deal for OKEA to enter the offshore license in Norway containing the Brasse discovery, with a 50% stake effective January 1, 2023. Following the transaction, DNO  and OKEA will each hold 50% WI in the (PL740)…

Aker Solutions to Deliver Subsea Equipment for Dvalin North Development in Norway

Dec 22, 2022

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions said Thursday it had secured a 'sizeable' contract with the oil and gas company Wintershall Dea to provide the subsea production system for the Dvalin North field development…

Tie-backs: Wintershall, Partners Press Forward with Dvalin North Field Development

Dec 13, 2022

Oil and gas company Wintershall Dea, with its partners Petoro and Sval Energi, have filed a plan for development and operation for the Dvalin North field in the Norwegian Sea.According to the partners, the Dvalin North, which they describe as the largest discovery in Norway in 2021…

Norway: Equinor Submits Plans for Verdande Offshore Development

Dec 06, 2022

The Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has filed a plan for development and operation (PDO) for Verdande offshore development in the Norwegian Sea to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.According to Equinor, the subsea development secures important oil volumes for the Norne production vessel…

Norwegian Sea: Neptune's Calypso Discovery has Commercial Potential

Dec 02, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has confirmed a new discovery the Calypso exploration well (PL938) in the Norwegian Sea.Preliminary estimates are between 1 - 3.5 million standard cubic meters (MSm3) of recoverable oil equivalents, corresponding to 6-22 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe)…

Floatel Secures Contract Extension for Accommodation Rig in Norway

Nov 28, 2022

Floatel International has secured a contract extension with Norway's energy industry giant Equinor for its Floatel Superior offshore accommodation rig.The Floatel Superior will provide services at the Grane field as part of Equinor's Breidablikk…

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