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Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Plan Approved

May 15, 2019

Norwegian authorities have formally approved the plan for development and operation (PDO) of the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup field, Equinor announced on Wednesday. The Norwegian energy company said the NOK 41 billion ($4.7 billion) project received broad support in Norway’s parliament at the end of April, and today the partnership received the formal approval by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE)…

Banff FPSO Contract Extended

May 23, 2019

Teekay said it has entered into an agreement with Canadian Natural Resources (CNR) to extend the employment of the Petrojarl Banff FPSO unit on the Banff field in the UK North Sea for a period of one year to the end of August 2020.According to Teekay…

New Offshore Wind Foundation Tested

May 17, 2019

A “potentially revolutionary” new offshore wind foundation is being put to the test, says hydraulic engineering and offshore renewable energy specialist HR Wallingford.The company is working with partners Offshore Design Engineering (ODE), DNV-GL…

Heerema Wins Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha Project

May 15, 2019

Heerema Marine Contractors said it has been awarded the Petrofac contract for TenneT's Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Alpha project, one of the largest offshore wind farm zones being developed in the North Sea off the Dutch coast.The award entails…

Push-the-Bit RSS

May 14, 2019

Two service companies known for point-the-bit rotary steerable systems (RSS) each decided in 2016 to create their own push-the-bit tools. Their offerings are aimed at increased tool reliability, utilization, smoother wellbores and higher levels of drilling performance consistency from well to well…

DeepStar to Study Upwing Tech

May 14, 2019

Together, Upwing Energy, an artificial lift technology company, and industrial firm Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have been selected by global offshore research and development consortium DeepStar to perform a feasibility and conceptual…

Seabed Surveillance Enters Age of Autonomy

May 13, 2019

Seabed deformation monitoring is moving into new realms of capability, as self-calibration, autonomous deployment and data collection open up new possibilities for extending the life of oil fields. Shaun Dunn, Sonardyne’s Global Business Manager…

Is There a Golden Opportunity for Jack-ups?

May 13, 2019

As oil prices continue to stabilize, operators are looking for the most efficient drilling and intervention methods to keep their downturn inspired cost savings in place.Jack-up rigs have long been known as the cheaper alternative to their floating cousins…

Keppel Bags SGD150mln Offshore Wind Gig

May 13, 2019

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd's (Keppel O&M) wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS), has snagged a contract to build two offshore wind farm substations worth more than S$150 million for Danish renewable energy company Orsted.The contract comprises detailed engineering…

Timeline: Occidental's Anadarko Victory

May 10, 2019

Before Occidental Petroleum Corp clinched a deal on Thursday to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp for $38 billion, it pursued its U.S. oil and gas exploration and production rival for nearly two years, culminating in the sector's most high-profile public contest since the 1980s…

BP Taps KBR for Greater Tortue

May 09, 2019

Engineering house KBR has been awarded a contract to support BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project, off Senegal and MauritaniaThe work is an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract to provide facilities integration…

From KPMG: Visions of Cheese

May 08, 2019

Whilst we are seeing a clear uptick in activity and the UK oil and gas industry is certainly on the way up again, the industry must continue to move forward. However, under current market conditions, how can companies capitalize on change whilst remaining stable and sustainable and…

Sabah Shell Appoints BMT for Offshore Malaysia

May 08, 2019

The Malaysian subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell Sabah Shell Petroleum Company said that it has signed an offshore Master Service Agreement (MSA) with BMT.The three-year agreement will see BMT provide maintenance oil and gas services for the Gumusut-Kakap and Malikai deepwater platforms in Malaysia…

QP Issues Tender for LNG Facilities

May 08, 2019

Qatar Petroleum (QP) invites tender for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) to expand its common lean liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage, and the loading and export facilities for its North Field Expansion (NFE) Project aimed to…

OREDA Goes Digital

May 07, 2019

The offshore and onshore reliability data project by Norwegian Petroleum Directorate(NPD), OREDA goes digital with new collaboration to improve accessibility and efficiency for oil and gas industry reliability data, said DNV GL.Vast amounts…

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