Offshore Floating Production News - page 54


ABB supplies power solutions to Kraken FPSO

Oct 01, 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from Armada Kraken Pte, a subsidiary of Bumi Armada Berhad, a Malaysia-based international offshore oilfield services provider. ABB will provide power and automation technologies for the floating…

Noreco facing uncertainty after write-downs and resignations

Oct 01, 2014

Norwegian exploration and production firm Noreco is facing uncertainty after its chairman resigned with immediate effect as the firm deals with significant write-downs on reserves at key production assets.   Noreco says, according to updated reservoir modeling by operator Dong Energy…

BHP supports Scarborough FLNG

Sep 30, 2014

Australian oil and gas firm BHP Billiton has backed plans to develop what may be the world’s largest floating LNG project, saying it is “fully aligned” with partner ExxonMobil.  But, the project is still facing difficulties, according to a statement from Exxon to news agency Bloomberg…

Sevan inked for Bream field

Sep 24, 2014

Sevan Marine is to provide front end engineering and design for the hull and marine systems of a Sevan type cylindrical floating production (FPSO) facility for Premier Oil's Bream field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.  Bream…

Total shoots for capital discipline

Sep 22, 2014

Total's production should grow to about 2.8MMboe/d in 2017, as 15 major projects start-up in the period from now, the French super major said today (22 September). But, strict capital discipline will also be key, in addition to selling an additional US$10 billion of assets in 2015-17…

Fairmount tows Knarr FPSO to Norway

Sep 19, 2014

Three tugs of Fairmount Marine have towed the new floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Petrojarl Knarr from South Korea to Norway in just 61 days. Petrojarl Knarr, one of world’s largest FPSOs for harsh environments, was delivered to the port of Haugesund…

2015 Barryroe drilling planned

Sep 19, 2014

Planning is underway for further drilling on the Barryroe discovery in the Celtic Sea offshore Ireland during 2015 with a view to reaching first oil by 2018, according to partner Landsdowne Oil & Gas.  The work is subject to a farm…

Trelleborg secures supply contract

Sep 18, 2014

Trelleborg’s offshore unit secured a contract to supply a range of cable protection products for phase two of the offshore wind farm Fukushima FORWARD project, lead by Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Trelleborg…

Eni finds oil in Angola

Sep 17, 2014

Eni has discovered oil in Block 15/06, in the Ochigufu exploration prospect offshore Angola. ENI said the find was 'important' and would be fast tracked to production through the Ngoma floating production, storage and offloading vessel on the company's West Hub development…

Korea looks to western engineering expertise

Sep 16, 2014

South Korea has become an international shipbuilding power-house – a name-plate for dozens of global mega-projects stretching from New Foundland to Australia.  What is described as “the largest fabrication facility in the world” is in…

Ilhabela sails away from Brasa

Sep 16, 2014

The Cidade de Ilhabela floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) sailed from the Brasa shipyard on 15 September, marking the first FPSO to be integrated at Brasa’s quay number two. The departure of the FPSO is a milestone for 2-year-old Estaleiro Brasa (shipyard)…

Ithaca's Stella exceeds expectations

Sep 16, 2014

Ithaca Energy has completed a flow test on the fourth development well on the UK North Sea Stella field, hitting 12,005boe/d. The result takes the total field potential up to 45,000boe/d, exceeding the firm's 30,000boe/d annualised estimate for the field…

Xcite, Statoil, EnQuest sign collaboration agreement

Sep 10, 2014

UK-based heavy oil explorer Xcite Energy has signed an agreement which could pave the way for a common gas export route for the Kraken, Bentley and Bressay heavy oil fields. The collaboration agreement is between with Statoil and a subsidiary of EnQuest…

Expro lands Quad 204 deal

Sep 09, 2014

Expro has landed a major subsea contract with BP for the Quad 204 project, west of Shetland in the UK North Sea. The seven-year multi-million dollar contract will see Expro provide its latest design vertical xmas tree landing string for the installation of BP’s subsea completions…

Suncor resumes Terra Nova production

Sep 03, 2014

Suncor Energy resumed production at the Terra Nova oil field, located approximately 350km southeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, the company reported on 3 September 2014. Production resumed following planned maintenance on the field’s FPSO facility…

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