Category: Offshore

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 »

Positive results for Petrobras from Santos basin offshore appraisal well

Petrobras (PBR:NYSE) has completed drilling of the Franco NW well in the Santos basin presalt area.  More »

Liwan gas facilities taking shape offshore China

Major construction activity is on track for the Liwan Gas Project in the South China Sea according to partner Husky Energy (HSE:Toronto).  More »

Buccaneer gains clearance for Alaska exploration drilling

Buccaneer Energy (ASX:BCC) has secured two permits for oil and gas exploration in the Cook Inlet offshore Alaska.  More »

North Sea Glitne field to remain active through 2014

Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) and its partners in North Sea license 048 B have contracted Teekay to perform maintenance on the FPSO Petrojarl I.  More »

Barryroe appraisal well offshore Ireland back on track

Providence Resources (PVR:Aim) has encountered hydrocarbon shows in its Barryroe appraisal well off southern Ireland.  More »

Husky eyes expansion of White Rose complex offshore Canada

Husky Energy’s (HSE:Toronto) North Amethyst satellite development offshore Newfoundland is producing 37,000 boe/d, in line with design targets.  More »