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Fugro assists Alvheim project

Jun 24, 2015

Fugro is providing wave measurements to support construction operations at an improved oil recovery (IOR) project on the Norwegian continental shelf, around 225km west of Stavanger. The subsea infrastructure on the Alvheim field…

Top 10 brownfield rules

Jun 23, 2015

Every project is different and comes with its own unique challenges, however ADIL has developed a set of golden rules which provide the industry with a best practice approach to delivering value in brownfield developments in an increasingly constricted marketplace…

FMC, OneSubsea win Shah Deniz work

Jun 22, 2015

Two additional contracts have been awarded for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project, offshore Azerbaijan in the Caspian Sea, some 100km south of Baku, operator BP announced. FMC Kongsberg Subsea won a US$297 million contract for the supply of the subsea production system hardware…

Chevron sheds Vietnam assets

Jun 18, 2015

PetroVietnam has purchased Chevron’s Vietnamese assets including acreage off the country’s continental shelf and an offshore pipeline project, the Vietnamese national announced on 17 June. Under the deal it struck with Chevron, PetroVietnam…

Petrobras halts production of Marlim Sul

Jun 18, 2015

Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro stopped production from its P-40 platform in the offshore Marlim Sul field after a gas leak was discovered, reports Reuters Africa. Reuters quoted Petrobras’ statement that the leak was quickly controlled…

Mubadala sees first oil off Thailand

Jun 18, 2015

Mubadala Petroleum began oil production from the Nong Yao field in the G11/48 license in the southern Gulf of Thailand from three initial wells on 17 June. Map of G11/48 off Thailand. From Mubadala…

Erin's Oyo-7 onstream

Jun 18, 2015

Production commenced from Houston-based Erin Energy’s Oyo-7 well offshore Nigeria, with the expectations to double the company’s current production rate out of the Oyo field. The Armada Perdana…

API: Prioritize Arctic development

Jun 16, 2015

API encouraged congress and regulators to prioritize Arctic offshore oil and natural gas development as the House Natural Resources Committee prepared to hold a hearing on Arctic energy today (16 June). “Arctic oil and natural gas…

Exxon gets Jotun extension

Jun 15, 2015

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) granted an extension to ExxonMobil to use the Jotun A floating production storage offloading (FPSO) vessel and Jotun B wellhead platform beyond their original expected lifetimes in the North Sea…

Lundin hits double Barents pay

Jun 12, 2015

Lundin Petroleum successfully completed drilling two appraisal wells that encountered hydrocarbon pay in the Alta discovery offshore Norway, in the Barents Sea.  The Island Innovator. Image from Island Drilling…

CNOOC’s Dongfang1-1 onstream

Jun 11, 2015

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) commenced production at the Dongfang1-1 gas field Phase I adjustment project ahead of schedule, in the South China Sea. Image from CNOOC. The…

Lundin gets Edvard Grieg nod

Jun 10, 2015

Lundin Norway received approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an appraisal well located southeast of the giant Edvard Grieg field, in the central North Sea. Map of well 16/1-23S…

ALE continues Malaysia project

Jun 10, 2015

ALE is half way through the Malikai project in Malaysia, which is expected to include the world’s highest jackup and skidding operation. The global heavylift specialist was awarded the contracts for the Malikai project on behalf of TMJV…

Ivar Aasen gets its steel jacket

Jun 10, 2015

Det norske installed the 8900-tonne steel jacket for its Ivar Aasen platform in the North Sea. The Ivar Aasen steel jacket. Images from Det norske. The Saipem-built jacket was lifted in place down to the seabed at 112m water depth…

Statoil hits again near Aasta Hansteen

Jun 09, 2015

Statoil made its third discovery in three months in the Aasta Hansteen area, this time at the Gymir prospect, that the company said will help unlock the full potential. Gymir map. From Statoil…

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