Tiebacks News


Equinor's North Sea Field Starts Producing Oil Ahead of Schedule

Oct 20, 2023

The Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor said Friday it had brought online the Breidablikk field in the North Sea, four months ahead of schedule and within budget, and with higher initial production than expected.Tied back to the Grane platform, the subsea field holds almost 200 million barrels of recoverable oil. The partners are Equinor (operator), Petoro, Vår Energi, and ConocoPhillips.When the plan for development and operation (PDO) was submitted in September 2020…

Ocean Installer Wins Work at Equinor's Subsea Tie-Back Development in Norway

Oct 16, 2023

Equinor has awarded Ocean Installer an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract for the Eirin subsea tie-back development, offshore Norway.In mid-September, Equinor submitted a plan for development and operation (PDO)…

Hibiscus Petroleum's Teal West Offshore Project One Step Closer to FDP Approval

Jul 10, 2023

Anasuria Hibiscus UK Limited, a subsidiary of the Malaysian oil and gas company Hibiscus Petroleum said it has received the consent for the Environmental Statement for the Teal West Development in the UK.The consent was granted by the Offshore…

Norway Approves OMV’s Plan for the Berling Gas and Condensate Discovery

Jun 29, 2023

Austrian oil and gas firm OMV saw its Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Berling gas and condensate discovery off Norway approved by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy this week.OMV submitted the plan to the Norwegian…

Equinor Selects Aker Solutions for Eirin Field Subsea Production System and Control Umbilical

Jun 14, 2023

Norway's Aker Solutions has received a Letter of Award (LOA) from the oil and gas firm Equinor to provide the subsea production system and control umbilical for the Eirin field development, located in the North Sea, offshore Norway. The development…

Subsea 7, OneSubsea Alliance Wins Substantial Subsea Tie-back Contract in Egypt

May 03, 2023

Subsea Integration Alliance has won a 'substantial' subsea tie-back contract from BP and its joint venture partner Wintershall Dea for the Raven Infills Project offshore Egypt.  The Raven field is a stage of BP's major West Nile Delta (WND)…

Floatel Endurance Selected for Skarv Satellites Project Offshore Norway

Apr 28, 2023

Floatel International, a company providing offshore accommodation rigs to oil and gas companies, said Friday it had won a contract with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP.The contract is for modifications and maintenance activities related to the Skarv FPSO unit…

Aker Solutions to Tie Back Two Gas Fields to Åsgard B Platform

Mar 27, 2023

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions said Monday it had won a sizeable with the Norwegian oil giant Equinor to tie back two gas fields, previously known as Iris and Hades, now named Berling, to the Åsgard B platform…

Shell Greenlights Development of Dover Offshore Oil Field in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Mar 15, 2023

Oil major Shell has sanctioned the development of the Dover offshore oil field in the Gulf of Mexico.Shell plans to develop the Dover project as a subsea tieback to the Shell-operated Appomattox offshore production platform, with two production wells produced through a 17…

Aker BP Starts Production from North Sea Oil Field

Mar 14, 2023

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has started production from the Frosk field development in the  Alvheim area, offshore Norway.The Frosk field is tied back to Alvheim FPSO in the North Sea via existing subsea infrastructure. The field, discovered in 2019…

Brazil: Karoon to Drill Second Neon Control Well, after First Well Shows Encouraging Results

Feb 21, 2023

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy has elected to drill the second control well at the Neon discovery offshore Brazil, after the first control well, Neon-1, confirmed the presence of 25 meters of net oil-bearing pay.Neon-1 and Neon…

Panoro Energy, Kosmos Energy, and GEPetrol partner in Equatorial Guinea Offshore Block

Feb 20, 2023

Oil and gas company Panoro Energy has been awarded a 56 percent stake in and operatorship of Block EG-01, located offshore Equatorial Guinea. Partners in the block will be Kosmos Energy and GEPetrol.Block EG-01 borders both Block G where Panoro has a 14…

TechnipFMC's Subsea Production System for Equinor's Irpa Project

Feb 17, 2023

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC said Thursday it had won a 'significant' contract from Equinor to deliver subsea production systems for the Irpa oil and gas project in the Norwegian Sea.For TechnipFMC, a “significant” contract is between $75 million and $250 million…

Equinor Awards Contracts to Subsea 7, DeepOcean for Norwegian Sea Field Work

Feb 13, 2023

The Norwegian oil company Equinor has awarded Subsea 7 two contracts for the development of the Irpa and Verdande fields in the Norwegian Sea. The two projects will be executed in a consortium between Subsea 7 and DeepOcean.Subsea 7 said the value of the combined projects was 'sizeable…

Aker BP Selects TechnipFMC for Subsea Tie-in Projects in North Sea

Feb 01, 2023

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC said Tuesday it had won a 'large' integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (iEPCI) contract by with the Norwegian offshore oil company Aker BP for its Utsira High development. For TechnipFMC…

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