Norway News

 

Aker and Baker form alliance

Apr 22, 2014

Aker Solutions and Baker Hughes Incorporated have agreed to form an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates, and reduce costs for subsea fields. The non-incorporated alliance…

Cooling subsea power

Apr 21, 2014

Siemens' subsea power grid visualization. image source: Siemens. Siemens says its subsea power grid aims to be the first at water depths down to 3000m at long step-outs. Elaine Maslin went to find out more…

OneSubsea selects Airborne risers

Apr 17, 2014

Netherlands-based Airborne Oil & Gas has secured an order for multiple flexible risers and jumpers from OneSubsea. Applying the Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) concept, the flexible risers and jumpers will be used for acid stimulation…

Iceland adds to PSV fleet

Apr 15, 2014

Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard has signed a contract for the construction of a hybrid diesel-electric platform supply vessel (PSV) for Icelandic offshore shipping company Fafnir Offshore. The vessel (pictured), based on the new Havyard 833 WE ICE design…

Ormen Lange compression dropped

Apr 11, 2014

Shell and its partners on the Ormen Lange license have postponed plans for a ground-breaking compression project on the giant field, halting ongoing concept select work, citing costs and reservoir data.  Ormen Lange, Norway’s second largest field and producing since October 2007…

20-75MM find near Valemon

Apr 11, 2014

Statoil and its partners have made a 20-75MM boe gas and oil discovery in the Valemon Nord prospect in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The discovery wells 34/10-54 S and 34/10-54 A, in production license 050, drilled by the semisubmersible drilling rig Transocean Leader…

Wärtsilä opens Norwegian test center

Apr 10, 2014

Wärtsilä inaugurated its new electrical & automation test center in Stord, Norway on 9 April. The new facility is one of the largest test centers in Europe dedicated specifically to electrical and automation systems for marine and offshore applications…

OMV selects AGR for drilling

Apr 10, 2014

AGR has been awarded a new well management services contract by OMV (Norge). The contract, which is for three years, with the option of two further years, also covers delivery of other drilling and well engineering services for complete well construction…

Byrkje a duster for GDF

Apr 10, 2014

GDF SUEZ E&P Norge's wildcat well 7218/8-1 on the Byrkje prospect in the Barents Sea has been classified as dry, with traces of gas. The well, in production licence 607, well was drilled about 65km southwest of the oil and gas discovery…

Norwegian Pil "a company maker"

Apr 10, 2014

Partners in the Pil exploration well 6406/12-3 S have carried out “a highly successful production test” (Drill Stem Test/DST) on the well, on the Norwegian Sea’s Halten Terrace. The well flowed at 6710 bo/d of 37° API oil from a 56/64in…

Technip takes KANFA stake

Apr 08, 2014

Sevan Marine has agreed to sell a 49% stake in Norwegian firm KANFA AS to Technip Norge for an undisclosed amount. The deal will leave Sevan Marine with 51% ownership in KANFA AS, with Technip owning the remaining 49%. KANFA is an…

CGG starts largest Norway seismic

Apr 08, 2014

CGG says it has started acquiring the largest broadband multi-client 3D survey ever shot offshore Norway. The BroadSeisTM/BroadSourceTM 3D Horda survey will also be the largest broadband multi-client program CGG has acquired in NW Europe…

New giant Ekofisk opens for business

Apr 08, 2014

The new accommodation and field centre platform on the Ekofisk Complex - now the largest accomodation platform in the North Sea - was officially opened on Tuesday, 1 April. The new platform, now entering use, is the largest accomodation platform in the North Sea…

Aibel bags Catcher topsides contract

Apr 08, 2014

Aibel’s Singapore office has been awarded a contract by BW Offshore Singapore to provide topside engineering services for the UK North Sea Catcher project, operated by Premier Oil. The scope includes detailed engineering services for…

Protea delivers Helix handling package

Apr 08, 2014

An advanced intervention winch system developed by Protea for Helix Well Ops UK Limited (Well Ops) has successfully completed initial operations off West Africa. The system, comprising five winches, active heave compensators, and power and control equipment…

Current News

Tullow Says 58 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 Offshore Ghana

Tullow Says 58 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 Offshore Ghana

Turkey May Begin Drilling Under Libya Deal in 3-4 Months

Turkey May Begin Drilling Under Libya Deal in 3-4 Months

Norway Earmarks $369M for Green Industry Investments

Norway Earmarks $369M for Green Industry Investments

Oil Drops but Still Set for Biggest Monthly Gain in Years

Oil Drops but Still Set for Biggest Monthly Gain in Years

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine