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3D Printing Brings New Dimensions to Field Commissioning

Aug 27, 2019

Access to and use of additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has increased in recent years due to the expiring of patents on techniques and technologies, says Hugues Greder, Lead Petroleum Engineer at Total.Computing power is…

FLNG Project Count Hits 20

Aug 26, 2019

Finance — or at least project economics based on long-term commodity prices — appear to be factors limiting a surge in investments in floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) a new study by U.S.-based numbers cruncher, World Energy Reports, revealed Monday…

Woodside Starts Production at Greater Enfield Project

Aug 25, 2019

Oil and gas explorer Woodside Petroleum said it started producing oil from the $1.9 billion Greater Enfield project off western Australia on Sunday.Reuters reported last month that commissioning activities at the field had started.Production…

Premier Oil Testing PB3 PowerBuoy in the North Sea

Aug 23, 2019

US-based ocean energy solutions company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) said it has deployed a PB3 PowerBuoy to serve as an autonomous intelligent platform to provide communications and remote monitoring services for its customer Premier Oil…

Premier Oil to Upgrade Catcher Reserves

Aug 22, 2019

Premier Oil will announce a second reserves upgrade for its Catcher oilfield in the UK North Sea at the end of the year, Chief Executive Officer Tony Durrant told Reuters on Thursday.The field has reached a plateau production rate of 70,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day…

FPSO Market Growth Props BW Offshore’s Africa Plan

Aug 22, 2019

Global floating production services provider BW Offshore has confirmed a one-year extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Petroleo Nautipa on the Etame field offshore Gabon for VAALCO Energy.BW Offshore, which owns a fleet of 15 floating production…

Trelleborg to Equip MODEC FPSO

Aug 21, 2019

Trelleborg announced on Wednesday that its offshore operation has been awarded a fast track contract to produce more than 80 laminated elastomeric bearings for floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel operator MODEC.The first…

Petrobras Sees Sub-salt Oil Below $6/bbl

Aug 20, 2019

State-controlled oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said the cost of extracting oil in subsalt areas may fall from the current level of $6 a barrel, Chief Executive Roberto Castello Branco said during an event.(Reporting by Marta Nogueira Writing by Ana Mano Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

Power Outage Shuts Hibernia Production

Aug 19, 2019

Production is shut down at the 220,000-barrel-per-day Hibernia oil platform off the coast of eastern Canada, Hibernia's largest shareholder ExxonMobil Corp said on Monday, after a temporary power cut led to oil and water leaking into the ocean…

White Rose to Resume Full Production

Aug 16, 2019

Canada's Husky Energy said on Friday it will resume full production at its White Rose field off the coast of Newfoundland & Labrador, which was shut down last year after an oil spill in November 2018.White Rose production will ramp up to reach full rates of approximately 20…

Rosenberg Worley Wins Vår Energi Contract

Aug 15, 2019

Vår Energi said it has awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract to Rosenberg Worley for the lifetime extension of the Jotun floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO), enabling oil and gas production from the Balder field until 2045…

Airborne to Supply TCP Jumpers in Nigeria

Aug 14, 2019

Airborne Oil & Gas announced on Wednesday it has secured a contract with Addax Petroleum which will see the firm deliver two gas lift jumpers offshore Nigeria.The Netherlands headquartered business will supply two, 180-meter-long thermoplastic…

Flowserve Inks Deal for Prelude FLNG

Aug 12, 2019

Flowserve Corporation (FLS), a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, has entered into a five-year contract with Shell Australia to provide general maintenance services for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquified Natural Gas (FLNG) facility…

Murphy Green-lights King’s Quay FPS

Aug 09, 2019

Murphy Oil has sanctioned the King’s Quay project in the US Gulf of Mexico, the US independent revealed in its second quarter earnings report.Anchored by the deepwater Khaleesi/Mormont and Samurai developments, the King’s Quay floating production…

SBM's Third Fast4Ward Hull Under Construction

Aug 08, 2019

Construction on SBM Offshore's third Fast4Ward floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) hull recently began at Chinese shipyard Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding and Offshore (SWS), the Dutch FPSO provider revealed on Thursday…

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