Category: Offshore

Discovery Gas Transmission to add to deepwater GoM facilities

Foster Wheeler Upstream (FWLT:NASDAQ GS) has won a contract from Discovery Gas Transmission for design engineering and technical services for a junction platform, facilities, and associated pipelines within Discovery’s South Timbalier 283 Gulf of Mex…  More »

Petrobras elects new CEO

Petrobras’ board of directors has elected Maria das Graças Silva Foster as CEO, succeeding José Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo.  More »

New joint venture to serve Asia’s growing offshore market

A new joint venture in Malaysia aims to support Asia’s upstream sector with a wide range of services. Offshore’s contributing editor Gurdip Singh recently spoke to Maarten Spilker, Managing Director and CEO of Technip MHB Hull Engineering (TMH) –…  More »

Petrobras approves 26 offshore drilling rig contracts

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) has approved contracting of 21 offline rigs with Sete Brasil and five dual-activity rigs with Ocean Rig.  More »

KBR strengthens engineering presence in Saudi Arabia

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has established a new entity to perform general engineering and project management services under the Saudi Aramco GES+ initiative.  More »

Double gas strike for ONGC offshore India

India’s Oil & Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) (NSE: ONGC, BSE: 500312) has notched two shallow water discoveries this year offshore India.

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More growth in prospect in North Sea Alvheim area

Lundin Petroleum says the development wells for the BG-operated Gaupe field in the Norwegian North Sea have been drilled and the production facilities are virtually complete.  More »

TGS performs wide seismic sweep over northern Europe

TGS (TGS:Oslo) has updated various seismic gathering programs off northern Europe.  More »

Shell awarded ‘Excellence in Project Integration’ at IPTC

Shell Brasil has received the “Excellence in Project Integration” Award at the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) 2011 Dinner and Award Presentation held Feb. 7, in Bangkok. 

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BG records major improvements in deepwater Lula field drilling offshore Brazil

BG Group (BRGYY.PK:OCQX) says the first permanent FPSO on the Lula field in the Santos basin off Brazil has to date produced 15 MMboe in total from three wells, with a fourth due to be added in 2012.  More »

Gas flowing from latest deepwater WDDM phase offshore Egypt

BG Group says production has started from the second stage of the West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) Concession Phase 7 in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea.  More »

Iona agrees terms for undeveloped West Wick oil field in North Sea

Iona Energy (INA.V) UK has agreed to acquire from Centrica PLC (CNA.LN) a 58.73% interest in block 13/21a containing the West Wick oil discovery in the UK central North Sea.  More »