Category: Offshore

Wintershall opens Dutch oil play

Wintershall has discovered oil in Dutch North Sea license F17a, 120 km (75 mi) north of Den Helder.  More »

Dry hole for Shell in second offshore French Guiana well

The drillship Stena DrillMax has completed drilling the Shell-operated Zaedyus-2 appraisal well (GM-ES-2) offshore French Guiana.  More »

Iran prepares for offshore exploration surge

Iranian Offshore Oil Co. (IOOC) wants to drill 17 exploration wells in the Persian Gulf.  More »

TWMA to clean up Premier rig waste

Premier Oil has awarded TWMA a $3.2-million contract to dispose of drill cuttings and associated materials from a drilling program in the UK central North Sea.  More »

Lundin to drill east of Edvard Grieg

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has approved Lundin Norway’s latest exploration drilling program in the North Sea.  More »

CNR seeking partner for well offshore South Africa

Canadian Natural Resources (CNR) says it has ordered long-lead equipment for its first exploration drilling program offshore South Africa.  More »

Shell to overhaul SPM facility near Singapore

Shell Eastern Petroleum has contracted Leighton Offshore, in partnership with Boskalis Offshore, for subsea works offshore Singapore.  More »

CGX awarded revised license offshore Guyana

CGX has been granted a new petroleum agreement (PA) and petroleum prospecting license (PPL) for the Corentyne area offshore Guyana.  More »

Iceland issues offshore licenses

Iceland’s government has provisionally awarded Faroe Petroleum operatorship of offshore exploration licenses under the country’s second licensing round.  More »

Berantai comes onstream for Petrofac offshore Malaysia

Gas has begun to flow from Berantai field offshore Malaysia for operator Petrofac.  More »

Singapore benefits from global FPSO vessel demand

Orders for FPO and FPSO conversions have work booming in Singapore concludes GBI Research.  More »

Oil find for Total offshore Norway

Total (Paris: FP FP) has confirmed an oil discovery at the Garantiana structure in the Norwegian North Sea, 30 km (18.6 mi) northeast of the Visund field.  More »