Tiebacks News

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…

Trinidad and Tobago: BP Taps Subsea 7, OneSubsea for Cypre Gas Project Tieback

Nov 18, 2022

Subsea Integration Alliance has secured a contract to support the development of BP's Cypre gas field offshore Trinidad and Tobago, which will be tied back to BP's Juniper platform.Subsea Integration Alliance is a non-incorporated strategic global alliance between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea…

Equinor Gets OK for Bauge Pipelines, Subsea Facilities

Nov 17, 2022

The Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has received regulatory approval to use new pipelines and subsea production facilities on the Bauge field in block 6407/8 in the Norwegian Sea.The approval was granted by the Norwegian offshore safety body…

Equinor Gets OK for Extended Use of 'Floatel Superior' for Breidablikk Work

Oct 06, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has received regulatory consent for the prolonged use of the Floatel Superior semi-submersible accommodation rig at the Grane field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The Petroleum Safety Authority said that that it had granted its consent…

TechnipFMC Wins North Sea EPCI Project

Sep 23, 2022

TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Shell for the Jackdaw development in the UK North Sea.The contract covers pipelay for a 30 km tieback from the new Jackdaw platform to Shell’s Shearwater platform…

McDermott Bags Significant Contract with TotalEnergies Offshore Angola

Sep 20, 2022

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott International said Tuesday that it secured a 'significant' contract with TotalEnergies EP Angola Block 17/06.  McDermott defines a significant contract as between USD $250 million and $500 million…

Aker BP Makes Oil and Gas Find Near Skarv Field

Aug 15, 2022

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has made an oil and gas discovery 14 km northeast of the Skarv field in the Norwegian Sea and 220 kilometers west of Sandnessjøen, Norway.The wildcat well 6507/3-15 encountered an oil and gas column totaling about 115 meters in the Fangst and Båt groups…

Chevron Sanctions $1.6B Ballymore Deepwater Project in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

May 17, 2022

U.S. oil major Chevron has sanctioned the Ballymore oil field development in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The project, with a design capacity of 75,000 barrels of crude oil per day,  will be developed as a three-mile subsea tieback to the existing Chevron-operated Blind Faith platform…

Studies Start to Develop Marigold UK North Sea Field Using Piper Bravo Platform

May 10, 2022

Pre-front end engineering and design studies (Pre-FEED) have started for the development of the Ithaca and Hibiscus owned Marigold field via the Repsol Sinopec-operated Piper Bravo platform in the UK North Sea. Repsol Sinopec made the announcement…

Worley Gets Funding for Enhanced Subsea Gas Tieback Project

Feb 11, 2022

Worley's Aberdeen office has been given £765,000 support from Scotland's national economic development agency Scottish Enterprise for full pre-production testing of its pseudo dry gas (PDG) liquid removal system.According to Worley, the Enhanced…

Subsea 7 to Deliver Pipelines for Hanz Field Development in Norway

Dec 17, 2021

Subsea installation specialist Subsea 7 said Friday it had won a 'sizeable' contract with Aker BP for the Hanz field development located in the North Sea, offshore Norway. Subsea 7 defines a sizeable contract as being between $50 million and $150 million…

Norway: Aibel Bags $560M Worth of Contracts with Equinor, Partners

Nov 23, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has, on behalf of the license partners in Krafla, Gina Krog, Asterix fields, and Gassco at Kårstø, signed contracts with engineering and construction firm Aibel worth around five billion Norwegian crowns (nearly $560 million)…

Norway: Neptune Energy Gets Green Light to Start Up Duva Offshore Field

Jul 28, 2021

The Norwegian oil and gas authorities have approved the start-up of the Neptune Energy-operated Duva field in the North Sea.Neptune Energy estimates the reserves at around 71 million barrels of oil equivalent to be at the field.The Duva oil…

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