"Sea Lion" News

Premier to provide Sea Lion update

Feb 06, 2014

Rockhopper Exploration plc announced that Premier Oil will today provide an update on the Sea Lion Development at a capital markets day. The following details of the Sea Lion Development using a TLP concept will be disclosed: Costs…

Tension legs for Sea Lion

Jan 16, 2014

London-based Premier Oil, and partner Salisbury-based Rockhopper Exploration Plc, selected a tension leg platform (TLP) with an integral drilling rig, to develop the Sea Lion project north of the Falkland Islands.  The company said that…

New CFO for Rockhopper

Feb 27, 2014

Falklands explorer Rockhopper Exploration has appointed Stewart MacDonald Chief Financial Officer, with effect from 10 March 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Stewart, who is 33, was a director in Rothschild's global oil and gas group…

Premier CEO Lockett to resign

Feb 04, 2014

Premier Oil CEO, Simon Lockett, announced his plans to step down from the company once a successor can be found. Lockett's move follows Premier Oil's concept select decision on the Sea Lion development, a 394MM boe project, in 450m water depth…

String of Falkands deals

Oct 03, 2013

Premier and Rockhopper Exploration plc have signed a heads of agreement with Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (FOGL) to farm-in to licences PL004a and PL004c, conditional on the completion of this morning’s announced combination of FOGL and Desire Petroleum plc…

Falklands farm-out hampered

Sep 16, 2013

Desire Petroleum has said a farm out process on its Falklands acreage has been held back by uncertainty over the timing and scope of the development of the Sea Lion oil field. A lack of a firm date for the mobilisation of a rig to the…

MOPU for West Seahorse field, Australia

Apr 16, 2013

3D Oil and partner Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad have decided on the use of a leased Mobile Offshore Production Unit (MOPU) to develop their West Seahorse oil field in VIC/P57, offshore Victoria. Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for the…

Premier lining up FPSOs

Mar 24, 2013

UK-listed exploration and production firm Premier Oil is in the process of picking two separate FPSOs for projects in the North Sea.The firm said it was out to tender on its North Sea Catcher project for an FPSO. Concept select was agreed in…

Location, location, location

Dec 01, 2011

Offshore rig and vessel repair continues to produce attractive returns for yards that are well placed strategically and geographically. OE checks out the latest developments at two players – one in Bahrain, the other in Gibraltar – still relatively…

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