"East Hub" News

DOF Subsea Nets Contract Extension in Africa

Aug 20, 2021

Oslo-listed offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea has secured a 6-month extension to a contract in Africa.The company said that the project, with an unnamed client and at an undisclosed location, would continue using the Skandi Seven throughout the extended duration…

Eni Finds Oil Offshore Angola. First Production Expected within Six Months

Apr 06, 2021

Italian oil and gas company Eni has made a new light oil discovery in Block 15/06, in Angola’s deep offshore. Eni said Tuesday that the well was drilled on the Cuica exploration prospect located inside the Cabaça Development Area and close to the Armada Olombendo FPSO (East Hub)…

Eni Finds More Oil Offshore Angola

Jul 25, 2019

Italy's Eni reported good results in its first appraisal well of the Agogo discovery in Block 15/06, offshore Angola.The Agogo-2 well results confirm 650 million barrels of oil in place at the Agogo field and indicate further upside in its northern…

Tapping Tiebacks

Jun 24, 2019

Operators continue to look for fast returns via subsea tiebacks while vendors look for technical solutions to help unlock more fields for less.A tide is starting to turn on the subsea industry, not least thanks to subsea tiebacks. It’s a theme that’s been underlying the last four years…

Eni Makes Fifth Oil Find Offshore Angola

Jun 04, 2019

Italian oil and gas company Eni has made the fifth oil discovery in one year in Block 15/06, through the Agidigbo-1 NFW well in Angola's deep offshore.It follows the discoveries of Kalimba, Afoxé, Agogo and Ndungu. The five discoveries altogether are estimated to contain up to 1…

Eni Finds Light Oil Offshore Angola

May 14, 2019

Eni has made a new light oil discovery near its West Hub facilities in the deep waters offshore Angola, the Italian supermajor announced on Tuesday.The well, drilled on the Ndungu exploration prospect in Block 15/06, is estimated to contain up to 250 million barrels of light oil in place…

Eni Makes Major Oil Find Offshore Angola

Mar 13, 2019

Italian oil major Eni said on Wednesday it has made a major discovery in Block 15/06, in the Agogo exploration prospect, in the deep waters offshore Angola.The find is Angola's largest offshore discovery in years. Eni said the discovery is estimated…

ROVOP Opens Middle East Hub

Nov 13, 2018

Remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services provider ROVOP said it has expanded in the Middle East, opening a new base in the region.Two senior staff members, operations director Doug Middleton and business development consultant Michael O’Donnell…

2017 turnaround for FPS segment

Nov 10, 2017

The floating production systems (FPS) has seen a return to activity in 2017, says analysts Westwood Global Energy Group.  The firm says that in 2016 no FPS units were ordered. With two months of the year remaining, 11 units have been ordered this year…

Weathering the storm

Aug 01, 2017

Infield Systems’ Catarina Podevyn surveys the FPSO market and discusses recent projects awards. The John Evans Atta Mills MV25 FPSO, operating at Tullow’s TEN project, offshore Ghana. Photo from MODEC…

Flexible to the core

May 01, 2017

Northeast England has a heritage when it comes to the shipping and offshore industries. Elaine Maslin reports on how JDR and GE Wellstream are keeping the tradition alive. The carcass line at GE Wellstream…

Tiebacks by the numbers

Apr 01, 2017

With large-scale projects on hold, subsea tiebacks are accounting for 75-80% of sanctioned projects. Will it last? Elaine Maslin shares Wood Mackenzie’s view. Statoil’s Bryding tieback layout…

Eni starts up East Hub Development off Angola

Feb 08, 2017

Eni started production five months ahead of schedule at its East Hub Development Project, offshore Angola. Image of the Armada Olombendo, from Eni. The East Hub Development is in Block 15/06 of the Angolan deep offshore…

Eni closer to East Hub start-up

Oct 14, 2016

Eni’s Armada Olombendo floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel will soon sail away to the East Hub Development, offshore Angola, following its naming ceremony this week. A ceremony was held today (14 October) in Singapore…

EM&I wins FPSO work off Angola

Jul 11, 2016

EM&I has been awarded a contract from an international floating production and storage offloading (FPSO) operator for diverless UWILD inspections on an FPSO due to be deployed in Angola. The FPSO will be deployed at Block 15/06 East Hub field development…

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