Offshore Production News


Lower Than Average Production at PNGF Sud Off Congo Brings Workover Team to Field

Jul 11, 2024

Oil and gas company PetroNor E&P has marked lower than average production at Perenco-operated PNGF Sud field offshore Congo in the second quarter of the year, disclosing also that an additional workover team will be employed at the field to bring it up to speed.PetroNor E&P said that the second quarter average net working production from its 16.83% interest in the field was 4,672 bopd, compared with 5…

ABS to Class Seatrium-built FPSO Pair for Petrobras

Jul 12, 2024

Singaporean rig- and shipbuilder Seatrium has tapped the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) to class a pair of floating production storage and offloading units (FPSO) being built for Brazil's state-owned Petrobras, the classification society announced…

Petrogas E&P Starts Producing Gas from North Sea Platform

Jul 12, 2024

Petrogas E&P Netherlands, part of Oman-based Petrogas E&P, has achieved first gas production from the field in the Dutch North Sea.Petrogas E&P Netherlands, along with its partners EBN, Rockrose and TAQA Offshore, started producing gas from the first well on the B10 platform on July 6…

First Gas Starts Flowing at SapuraOMV’s Jerun Platform Off Malaysia

Jul 09, 2024

Oil and gas company SapuraOMV has started gas production from its Jerun field, offshore Sarawak in Malaysia.Jerun gas field, part of SK408 production sharing contract (PSC), was discovered in 2015 and the development project reached its final investment decision (FID) in March 2021…

Equinor Starts Production from Kristin South Off Norway

Jul 08, 2024

Equinor and its partners Petoro, Vår Energi, and TotalEnergies EP Norge have started production from the first Lavrans well in the Kristin South area in the Norwegian Sea.The partnership submitted the plan for development and operation (PDO)…

Golar LNG Signs 20-Year FLNG Deal

Jul 07, 2024

Golar LNG has entered into definitive agreements with Pan American Energy (PAE) for a 20-year deployment of a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessel in Argentina.The FLNG project will monetize Argentine gas, tapping into the vast resources…

First Oil Starts Flowing at Winterfell Field in US Gulf of Mexico

Jul 03, 2024

Texas-based exploration and production company Beacon Offshore Energy has achieved first oil production at the Winterfell development in the Green Canyon area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Winterfell is a phased development with the initial two…

OPEC Oil Output Rises in June

Jul 02, 2024

OPEC oil output rose in June for a second consecutive month, a Reuters survey found on Tuesday, as higher supply from Nigeria and Iran offset the impact of voluntary supply cuts by other members and the wider OPEC+ alliance.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries pumped 26…

China Brings Online First Onshore Powered Offshore Oil Field

Jul 01, 2024

China’s state-run China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has brought onstream the first oil field in China that features low-carbon design and receives power from the shore for its operations in South China Sea.Located in Beibu Gulf of the South China Sea…

Preparing for Floating Wind – Leveraging the Oil & Gas Supply Chain

Jun 28, 2024

Examining similarities and differences between the deepwater oil & gas and the emerging floating wind segment.There has been much excitement around the potential for the offshore wind industry to access deeper water sites through the deployment of floating wind technology…

Valeura Stops Wassana Field Production in Gulf of Thailand

Jun 27, 2024

Canada-based oil and gas company Valeura Energy has suspended production at its fully-owned Wassana field, offshore Thailand, due to the damage on mobile offshore production unit (MOPU) identified during routine inspection.During a scheduled…

TotalEnergies Sells West of Shetland Assets, Including Six Offshore Gas Fields

Jun 27, 2024

TotalEnergies has signed an agreement to sell to the Prax Group its entire interest in West of Shetland assets in the United Kingdom, which includes six offshore gas fields, the onshore Shetland Gas Plant and nearby exploration licenses.The six offshore fields sold to Prax Group include Laggan…

China’s CNOOC Starts Production at South China Sea Oil Field

Jun 27, 2024

China’s state-run China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has started production at its Enping 21-4 oilfield development project, located in eastern South China Sea.The field, located at a site with an average water depth of approximately 89 meters…

Petrobras Impacted in Three Oil Fields by Environmental Workers' Strike

Jun 26, 2024

A strike by environmental workers in Brazil is already impacting Petrobras' operations in three offshore oil fields, the state-run firm told Reuters on Wednesday.There have been delays in developing production in the Mero, Buzios and Marlin fields…

Masirah Oil Wraps Up Multi-Well Campaign at Field Offshore Oman

Jun 24, 2024

Masirah Oil, a majority-owned subsidiary of Rex International, has completed the multi-well campaign at Yumna field offshore Oman.Masirah Oil said the multi-well program at the field in Block 50 concession has been completed ahead of the 90-day schedule and below budget…

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