Offshore Engineering News - page 185


Gas find boosts Aasta Hansteen resources

Mar 18, 2015

Norway's Statoil and its partners on production license 218 in the Norwegian Sea have made a gas discovery close to the Aasta Hansteen development. The Snefrid Nord discovery, estimated to contain 31-57 MMboe, will increase the Aasta…

KBR gets Saudi Aramco offshore contract

Mar 17, 2015

Saudi Aramco awarded KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) a six-year project management contract to provide project management services for Saudi Aramco’s offshore program. Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide project management and engineering…

Petrobras starts up Papa Terra TLP

Mar 16, 2015

Petrobras started production from the P-61 platform at the Papa Terra heavy oil field, offshore Brazil, the operator confirmed on 16 March. The P-61 is a tension leg wellhead platform (TLWP), the first of its kind to be installed offshore…

Mammoet installs Malampaya DCP

Mar 12, 2015

Mammoet installed the Malampaya Phase 3 depletion compression platform (DCP) in the West Philippine Sea for Shell Philippines Exploration, in a 48-hour operation. The Malampaya deepwater gas-to-power project, off the coast of Northwest Palawan in Philippines…

Drydocks wins Johan Sverdrup contract

Mar 09, 2015

Norway's Kvaerner has chosen Dubai-based Drydocks World to fabricate components for Statoil's Norwegian North Sea Johan Sverdrup riser platform jacket. Drydocks World will carry out the fabrication of pile clusters and floatation…

Brakes put on Johan Castberg and Snorre projects

Mar 06, 2015

The Barents Sea Johan Castberg development has been delayed yet again and the Snorre 2040 project pushed back as Statoil and its partners look to make further cost reductions on the projects. Statoil is also working with operators to develop a Barents Sea region infrastructure proposal…

Restart hits snag at Haewene Brim

Mar 06, 2015

The Haewene Brim floating production (FPSO) facliity in the UK North Sea has resumed production after being shut-in just months after starting production following an overhaul.  The Haewene Brim, which is operated by Bluewater on behalf of Shell…

Honeywell gets third HLJOC Vietnam contract

Mar 05, 2015

Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC) has selected Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) to handle critical project management and engineering for the TGT-H5 wellhead platform that will tap energy reserves off the coast of Vietnam. Image from HLJOC…

TAP offers up offshore pipeline contracts

Mar 04, 2015

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) launched two pre-qualification contracts for the construction of the 105km offshore pipeline section under the Adriatic Sea. The contracts are for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI)…

Funding for oil innovation announced

Mar 04, 2015

Delegates at the Technology Showcase in Aberdeen today (4 March) heard about millions of pounds of funding that is available for new innovations through two funds. Innovate UK’s funding competition for cleaner, more efficient conventional fuels…

IKM Ocean Design gets Johan Sverdrup SURF

Mar 03, 2015

Statoil awarded IKM Ocean Design the Johan Sverdrup SURF detail engineering and services 2015-20 contract. Johan Sverdrup rendering. From Statoil.   Johan Sverdrup field is a large oil discovery in production licenses PL265…

McDermott hits Middle Eastern double

Mar 02, 2015

McDermott International has won two contacts for EPCI work, one for Qatar Petroleum in the North Field Alpha gas development, and a second from Saudi Aramco for the Marjan field, offshore Saudi Arabia. The North Field Alpha project calls for a new jacket…

Back to basics

Mar 01, 2015

Getting engineering back to basics isn’t just about standardization anymore. Industry executives at the annual GE Oil & Gas summit in Florence advocated for simplicity in order to keep costs low and get projects done right. Elaine Maslin reports…

What lies beneath

Mar 01, 2015

Most of the Mexican side of the Gulf of Mexico remains unexplored. Dan McConnell explores the geotechnical knowns and unknowns in the basin. Acquiring geotechnical data for platform foundation design in Mexico’s Bay of Campeche Image from Fugro…

Intecsea to FEED Buckskin/Moccasin

Feb 26, 2015

Chevron awarded INTECSEA a contract to provide engineering and long-lead procurement services for the front-end engineering & design (FEED) phase of the Buckskin/Moccasin development in the Gulf of Mexico. Map provided by Chevron…

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