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Iona's Orlando gets green light

Apr 17, 2013

Iona Energy Inc is pleased to announce today that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has advised the Orlando joint venture partners that it has approved the Orlando Field Development Plan (FDP) submitted by the partners. The…

Technip wins P-76 floater work

Apr 17, 2013

Technip, leader of a 50/50 consortium with Techint, was awarded by PNBV a substantial contract for the topside construction and integration, the commissioning and start up assistance of the P-76 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit…

Subsea tiebacks: The latest strategies

Apr 15, 2013

Après the moratorium of deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, operators are once again exploring for opportunities offshore. Yet, escalating costs for production facilities can prohibit the profitability of some marginal fields. Jeannie…

Skarv –BP harsh-water FPSO

Apr 15, 2013

The Skarv FPSO is BP’s first Norwegian greenfield project since 2001. Elaine Maslin explains the details. Sitting just 50km from the Arctic Circle in 350-450m of harsh waters, the Skarv FPSO is a milestone for BP. It is the firm’s first…

ThoughtStream: Risk comes in many forms, but it has to be challenged

Apr 10, 2013

For many years it’s been clear demand is rising – and that trend has stayed consistent – but there has been a lot of change in where the supply is coming from. BP estimates that global energy demand is likely to grow by more than a third between now and 2030…

Patrick O’Brien talks Subsea processing

Apr 10, 2013

Tech talk. With the 44th Offshore Technology Conference in Houston just on the horizon, OE sought answers to the question, “What emerging technology will have a direct impact on the offshore market?” Our think tank had this to say: Subsea…

ABB wins $45m Ichthys work

Apr 08, 2013

Power and automation firm ABB has won two contracts worth a combined $45million on the Ichthys oil and gas project offshore Western Australia.Ichthys field layout (Image: Inpex)The firm has been appointed the main electrical contractor (MEC) for a new floating production…

Stone secures Ensco rig for Cardona

Apr 08, 2013

Stone Energy Corp. hired an ENSCO drilling rig for its Cardona program at Mississippi Canyon block 29, the company announced on April 8, 2013.an ENSCO 8500 series drilling rigThe Ensco 8500 series dynamically-positioned deepwater drilling rig…

Gazprom readies Kirinskoye flow

Apr 05, 2013

Natural gas production will begin this year from the Kirinskoye gas and condensate field under the Sakhalin III project, Gazprom announced.Kholmsk, Sakhalin Region (Image: Gazprom)The announcement followed a meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of Gazprom's management committee…

Rhyl field extends Morecambe Bay past 2020

Apr 02, 2013

Gas production has begun from the Rhyl gas field in Morecambe Bay, helping to secure the future of 400 North West jobs and boost energy security for the UK.The Rhyl field, located 39km off the coast of Barrow, was first discovered in 2009 and is wholly owned and operated by Centrica Energy…

ONGC finalizes ACG acquisition

Apr 01, 2013

ONGC Videsh Ltd. finalized a US$1 billion purchase of Hess Corp.'s 2.72% stake in the Azeri, Chirag, and Guneshli fields (ACG), and Hess' 2.36% stake in the associated Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, both companies announced the closing on April 1…

Petrobras production fell in February

Mar 29, 2013

Petrobras announced that in February 2013 total production of oil and natural gas in Brazil reached 2,316 thousand boe/d. Including the share operated by the company for its partners, total volume produced was 2,414 thousand boe/d, This volume corresponds to a 2…

HHI wins Moho Nord facilities contracts

Mar 28, 2013

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) received a letter of award for a US$1.3 billion order for a floating production unit (FPU) and a US$700 million order for a tension leg platform (TLP) from Total E&P Congo, the company announced on 26 March 2013…

Restoring Terra Nova

Mar 28, 2013

Suncor Energy resumed production at the largest of three drill centers at the Terra Nova complex, off Newfoundland, following the completion of dockside maintenance. A second drill center was connected in January and is currently being commissioned.

PSVM starts production

Mar 27, 2013

Production has begun from BP and Sonangol’s PSVM development in block 31, off Angola. The PSVM development, BP’s second operated development in the country, consists of four oil fields: Plutão, Saturno,Vénus, and Marte. Three wells at the Plutão…

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