Category: Offshore

SHWE topsides installed

Dockwise Ltd. has installed the production platform at the SHWE gas development in Myanmar’s A-1 offshore block, setting a company record for the heaviest float-over installation.  More »

EPC Offshore to support North Sea Bentley project

Xcite Energy Resources has contracted EPC Offshore for project management and support services for the heavy oil Bentley development in the UK northern North Sea.  More »

BP set to offload stake in UK gas field

BP has agreed to sell its 50% interest in the Shell-operated Sean gas field in the UK southern North Sea to SSE for $288 million.  More »

High-angle drilling pays off on Jodari gas find offshore Tanzania

BG has completed appraisal drilling on the deepwater Jodari gas discovery in block 1 offshore Tanzania.  More »

McDermott signs bareboat charter

Oceanteam Shipping ASA has agreed to a bareboat charter with a subsidiary of McDermott for the construction support vessel North Ocean 102.  More »

Comprehensive modeling/monitoring system for Laggan-Tormore

Total has contracted Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies to provide an operator decision support system for the Laggan-Tormore gas project west of Shetland.  More »

Gazprom forges ahead with Shtokman studies

Preparations continue for the Shtokman gas/condensate project in the Barents Sea, according to Gazprom.  More »

Small gas find for Statoil offshore Norway

Statoil (OSE:STL;NYSE:STO) has discovered gas in the Jette prospect in the Norwegian Sea, although maybe not in commercial quantities.  More »

Topaz wins Kuwait crew boat order

Kuwait Oil Co. has commissioned Topaz Marine Engineering to design and build 10 fast steel crew/pilot boats.  More »

Bids to boost offshore royalty sharing could move next year

A change in the leadership of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee could give coastal states their best chance in years of winning a greater share of federal revenues for energy produced near their shores. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, could advance a new plan next year.  More »

UK approves Western Isles oil development

Britain’s government has approved the development plan for Dana Petroleum’s Western Isles project in the UK northern North Sea.  More »

Relief confirmed for UK offshore decommissioning

Oil & Gas UK has welcomed the UK Treasury’s publication of details of the Decommissioning Relief Deed.  More »