Offshore

Offshore

Statoil teams with Hess in deepwater offshore Ghana

Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) has farmed into a deepwater license operated by Hess (HES:NYSE) offshore Ghana.  More »

Solstad wins multiple support vessel hires

Total E&P UK and Elf Exploration UK have taken Solstad Offshore’s platform supply vessel (PSV) Normand Aurora on a long-term basis.  More »

Premier cleared to start Shetland area offshore oil development

Premier Oil has approval from Britain’s government to develop the Solan oil field west of Shetland.  More »

Dahan farm-in triggers fresh activity offshore Ras Al Khaimah

DNO International has signed an amended agreement to the offshore Saleh concession with the government of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, RAK Gas, and Dahan Petroleum.  More »

Gas find boost prospects for Norwegian Sea Zidane development

RWE Dea has proven more gas close to its Zidane 1 discovery in the Norwegian Sea.  More »

POGC brings in offshore rigs to drill for South Pars oil in Persian Gulf

Pars Oil and Gas Co. (POGC) expects to start drilling the oil layer of the South Pars field in the Persian Gulf during the second half of May.  More »

POGC brings in offshore rigs to drill for South Pars oil in Persian Gulf

Pars Oil and Gas Co. (POGC) expects to start drilling the oil layer of the South Pars field in the Persian Gulf during the second half of May.  More »

Milestone for offshore personnel transfer system

Offshore Solutions, the joint venture between AMEC and Cofely Nederland, has completed more than 40,000 safe personnel transfers from vessel to offshore platform using its heave- compensated Offshore Access System (OAS), currently working in the Middle…  More »

Islay-Alwyn tieback onstream in North Sea

Total (NYSE:TOT;Paris:FP FP) has brought the Islay field onto production in the UK northern North Sea, 440 km (273 mi) northeast of Aberdeen.  More »

KKC to develop FEED for Hebron offshore development platform

ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) has awarded Kiewit-Kvaerner Contractors (KKC) a contract for the gravity based structure (GBS) for the Hebron development off Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.  More »

Aramco ramps up gas processing from offshore Karan production

Saudi Aramco has started up processing facilities at Khursaniyah associated with the offshore Karan gas development.  More »

Schlumberger acquires GEDCO

Schlumberger has acquired GEDCO, a Calgary-based provider of integrated geophysical survey design software and services.  More »