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100,000 Barrels: First Lifting of Oil Completed at Yme Offshore Field, OKEA Says

Dec 22, 2021

The first lifting of oil from Repsol's Yme field in the North Sea, offshore Norway, was completed Wednesday, OKEA, a partner in the project, said.'A total volume of 100,000 barrels was lifted, of which OKEA will be allocated 15,000 barrels.…

GMS Bags Two Deals for E-Class Jack-ups

Dec 21, 2021

GMS, a provider of jack-up service vessels for the offshore energy industry, has secured two new contracts for its E Class vessels.One E Class (Large Class) award includes a 6-month contract including options, for an unnamed renewables client in northwest Europe…

Carnarvon Faces Another Buffalo Drilling Start-up Delay

Dec 13, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Carnarvon Energy expects to spud its Buffalo-10 well in the Timor Sea in late December and not in mid-December as previously expected.The company said Monday that the Valaris JU-107 jack-up drilling rig was 'still on its current operations…

Saudi Aramco Awards Three Offshore EPCI Contracts to McDermott

Dec 07, 2021

Offshore construction and installation company McDermott has secured three new deals with Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco.The contracts are for engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) projects in Saudi waters.'In total,…

Udenna: Philippines' Malampaya Gas Project can be Extended for Several Years

Dec 06, 2021

The life of the Philippines' Malampaya natural gas field, which had been projected by the government to run dry by 2027, can be extended for several more years, the president of Udenna Corp, which now controls the project, said on Monday.'We…

Maersk Drilling, Petrogas Pen UK North Sea Drilling Deal

Dec 01, 2021

Offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling and oil firm Petrogas North Sea have exercised the previously agreed exclusive option to employ the harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resilient to drill an appraisal well at the Birgitta field in the UK sector of the North Sea…

PTTEP Finds More Gas in Block SK417 Offshore Malaysia

Nov 30, 2021

Thai oil company PTTEP said Tuesday it had made a gas discovery at Nangka-1, its second exploration well in Block SK417, offshore Malaysia. The block is located in the shallow waters of Baram Province, around 180 kilometers off the coast of Sarawak…

Seplat Looking to Buy Exxon's Shallow Water Fields in Nigeria

Nov 29, 2021

Nigeria's Seplat Energy along with a partner is in talks to buy ExxonMobil's shallow-water oilfields in the African nation, the company said on Monday, cautioning there was no certainty about the outcome.In recent years, Exxon has been exiting…

Serica Energy Starts Production from Columbus Field

Nov 26, 2021

Serica Energy, an oil and gas company focused on the UK North Sea, has announced that the first production has been achieved from its Columbus offshore field.The Columbus field area is located 35km northeast of Shell's Shearwater production platform…

India: ONGC Awards Shelf Drilling Rig a Three-year Deal

Nov 23, 2021

Shallow water drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a three-year contract for one of its jack-up rigs in India.The contract, with India's national oil company ONGC, is for the Ron Tappmeyer jack-up drilling unit, for offshore operations in Indian waters…

The Netherlands: Kistos Spuds Q11-B Offshore Appraisal Well

Nov 22, 2021

Energy company Kistos has spudded the Q11-B appraisal well offshore the Netherlands using Borr Drilling's Prospector-1 jack-up drilling rig.Kistos, the operator of the block containing the well, said that the Q11-B appraisal well would take a minimum of 6 weeks to drill and test…

Maersk Drilling Wins First Contract with ONE-Dyas

Nov 17, 2021

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a drilling rig contract with ONE-Dyas B.V. for the harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolute. One-Dyas will use the offshore drilling rig to drill the IJssel and Clover exploration wells in the Dutch sector of the North Sea…

Norway: Johan Sverdrup Offshore Field Back at Full Capacity After Outage

Nov 12, 2021

Output from Equinor's Johan Sverdrup oilfield, western Europe's largest, has been fully restored, a spokesperson for the Norwegian firm said on Friday.The North Sea field, which has an output capacity of around 535,000 barrels of oil per day…

JDC's Jack-up Starts Drilling Off Vietnam

Nov 09, 2021

Japanese offshore drilling firm Japan Drilling Company has said that one of its jack-up drilling rigs has started a drilling operation in Vietnam.The rig, HAKURYU-11 rig has kicked off the drilling operation based on a subcontract with PetroVietnam Drilling & Well Services Corporation…

Norway: ConocoPhillips Files Plan for Tommeliten A Offshore Field Development

Nov 08, 2021

ConocoPhillips presented on Monday plans for the development of Norway's Tommeliten A gas and condensate discovery, with total investments expected to amount to 12.5 billion crowns ($1.46 billion), the U.S. oil firm said.Located in the southern sector of Norway's North Sea…

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