"Tortue" News

BW Energy Completes Two Production Wells Offshore Gabon

Oct 20, 2021

Oslo-listed oil and gas company BW Energy has brought online the Gamba well DTM-7H as part of the Tortue Phase 2 field development in Gabon. The final well, DTM-6H, in the Dentale formation, is scheduled to come onstream in the coming days. Current…

Fugro Supports Saipem's Construction Work at BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project

Oct 11, 2021

Italian energy industry services firm Saipem has awarded Fugro a monitoring contract to support the construction of an LNG jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.Starting in December, Fugro will deploy its InclinoCam…

TGS Kicks Off Offshore Seismic Survey in Mauritania

Sep 14, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm TGS has announced the start-up of a new 2D seismic survey in the MSGBC Basin, offshore Mauritania.The survey, North-West Africa Atlantic Margin (NWAAM) 2021, will comprise 7,500 kilometers of seismic data, with a modern broadband acquisition set-up…

BP Charters Valaris Drillship for Mauritania/Senegal Drilling

Jul 06, 2021

Oil major BP has hired a Valaris drillship for drilling operations offshore Mauritania and Senegal, where it operates the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project.Valaris said Tuesday that BP would use its double hull DP drillship VALARIS DS-12 to drill four offshore wells…

Technip Energies Hires Havfram for Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO Work

Jun 10, 2021

Norwegian offshore services company Havfram, previously known as Ocean Installer, has won a contract with Technip Energies in Africa.The contract is for the pre-installation and subsequent hook-up of the subsea mooring system for a natural gas…

BP Hires Petrofac for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Operational Procedures Work

May 10, 2021

Oil major BP has hired oilfield services company Petrofac to develop operational procedures for the company's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Centered on minimizing risk and harm to personnel, plant and the environment…

No Oil at BW Energy's Appraisal Well Offshore Gabon

May 06, 2021

BW Energy, an Oslo-listed oil firm, said Thursday that the drilling of the Hibiscus Extension appraisal well DHIBM-2 in the Dussafu Marin license in Gabon had fallen short of expectations, hitting water instead of oil.'The primary objective…

BW Energy Starts Drilling Campaign Offshore Gabon

Apr 19, 2021

Oil and gas company BW  Energy has started an offshore drilling campaign in Gabon with the spud of the Hibiscus extension appraisal well, using Borr Drilling's Norve jack-up drilling rig.The campaign is a three-well program on the  Dussafu license…

Kosmos Energy Exploration Head Moves to Apache

Apr 13, 2021

Oil and gas company Apache has appointed Tracey K. Henderson as its Senior Vice President, Exploration. Henderson joins the company from Kosmos Energy, where she served as Chief Exploration Officer. 'While at Kosmos, she contributed to the discovery of the Jubilee Field offshore Ghana…

VR Training for BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Personnel

Jan 15, 2021

Oil major BP has hired Aberdeen-based offshore training company, Survivex, to develop and deliver a four-week training program for the operational personnel on the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim development project in Senegal/Mauritania offshore area…

BW Energy Buys Two Borr Drilling Rigs for Gabon Offshore Developments

Nov 02, 2020

Oil and gas company BW Energy has bought two jack-up drilling rigs from Borr Drilling. The company will use a converted rig for the development of the Hibiscus/Ruche satellite field in the Dussafu license offshore Gabon.BW said that using a…

BP, Golar Agree 11-month Delay for Gimi FLNG

Oct 01, 2020

Golar LNG has informed that force majeure events have been lifted on the GIMI FLNG the company is building for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project in Senegal/Mauritania offshore area, and that the project would be delayed for 11 months compared to the original schedule…

Keppel: Converted FLNGs Have Smaller Carbon Footprint Compared to Newly Built Units

Aug 20, 2020

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has said that converted FLNG vessels save approximately 33% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to an FLNG new build, citing a study by environmental consultants, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)…

BP Issues Force Majeure Notice for Golar FLNG Unit

Apr 07, 2020

Golar LNG Ltd said on Tuesday that it received a force majeure notice from a BP Plc unit seeking to delay taking delivery of a floating liquefied natural gas facility by a year.The notice is the latest force majeure claim issued in the LNG sector…

BP Terminates Senegal/Mauritania Survey Deal with EMGS

Apr 07, 2020

British oil major BP has terminated the contract with the Norwegian offshore survey company EMGS for a survey in Senegal and Mauritania, where it operates the Tortue Ahmeyim offshore development. As previously reported, EMGS had mobilized its Atlantic Guardian vessel…

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