Offshore Floating Production News - page 54

SBM receives Petrobras tender invite

Sep 28, 2015

SBM Offshore's main Brazilian subsidiary has received written notification from Petrobras of its ability to participate in the recently issued Libra and Sépia FPSO tenders in Brazil.  This follows a thorough review of the group’s compliance standards by Petrobras…

Technip, SHI enter design partnership

Sep 22, 2015

Technip and South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) are teaming up to develop a joint design of a low motion semisubmersible production platform. Technip and SHI already work together under a consortium arrangement, the Technip Samsung Consortium…

MODEC inks Culzean FSO deal

Sep 16, 2015

Japan's MODEC has made its first entry into the North Sea thanks to a contract with Denmark's Maersk Oil. Maersk Oil's UK North Sea business has inked a contract with MODEC for the supply of a floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel for the US$4…

Woodside selects Aibel for FPSO modifications

Sep 16, 2015

Australia's Woodside has awarded Norway-based Aibel a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract in connection with the subsea tie back to the Ngujima-Yin floating production, storage and offloading vessel. The Greater Enfield Development…

Premier Oil nears Sea Lion FEED contracts

Sep 15, 2015

Premier Oil is aiming to award front-end engineering and design (FEED) contracts for the North Falklands Sea Lion project in 4Q this year, partner Rockhopper Exploration says. Sea Lion is about 220km north of the Falkland Islands in 450m water depth…

ANP approves Karoon revised appraisal plan

Sep 14, 2015

Karoon Gas Australia has announced that the company has received written notification from the Brazilian oil and gas regulator, the Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis (ANP), advising that the revised appraisal plan (PAD) for Karoon’s 65% owned Santos basin blocks…

Husky begins second South White Rose well production

Sep 09, 2015

Husky Energy has commenced production from a second oil well at the South White Rose extension drill center offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. The two wells are expected to ramp up to a combined net peak production of 15,000 b/d. South…

Crondall inks Fortuna FLNG contract

Sep 04, 2015

UK-based consultancy Crondall Energy has been awarded a contract with a consortium of Aker Solutions and Subsea 7 for the Ophir Energy Fortuna Project in West Africa.     The award is to provide technical support to the competitive upstream…

Inpex submits bigger Abadi FLNG plan

Sep 03, 2015

Japan's INPEX has submitted a revised development plan for the Abadi LNG project offshore Indonesia.  Inpex says greater volumes of gas than thought have been confirmed, leading to a larger floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) proposal now being developed…

C-NLOPB investigates White Rose leak

Sep 03, 2015

Husky Energy has reported a major hydrocarbon gas release from subsea equipment on its White Rose development.  According to the Canada-Newfoundland & Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB), the release happened on 31 August from…

Making it simple

Sep 01, 2015

Hurricane Energy has proven commercial oil can flow from its fractured basement oil reservoirs West of Shetland – it’s next job is finding an economical solution to get it to market. Elaine Maslin reports. Artist's…

FPS market expected to rise

Sep 01, 2015

Spending on floating production systems is expected to increase 73% in 2015-2019, with US$81 billion due to be spent over that period. Douglas Westwood analyst Ben Wilby sets the scene. BG Group’s Knarr FPSO…

Partnering for success

Sep 01, 2015

Bringing together floating production technology expertise and Dutch know-how from electrical cables to shipbuilding has helped Bluewater turn a new tidal energy concept into reality. Elaine Maslin reports. BlueTEC installed offshore Texel…

The Vanguard of ocean transport

Sep 01, 2015

Heavy transport firm Dockwise performed a market first with the transport of a ship-shaped FPSO, the Armada Intrepid. Elaine Maslin explains. Images from Dockwise. When the Dockwise Vanguard was conceived…

A stabilizing design

Sep 01, 2015

Audubon Companies’ Denis Taylor and LLOG Exploration’s Craig Mullett discuss changing design considerations for condensate stabilization on the Delta House FPS in the Gulf of Mexico. Delta House…

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