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North Platte oil field development : Worley wins FEED contract from Total

North Platte oil field development : Worley wins FEED contract from Total

Worley has bagged a front-end engineering design contract (FEED contract) from Total for the North Platte oil field development in the US Gulf of Mexico. For the contract awarded by Total E&P USA, Worley will be using its recently acquired capability for the floating production unit topside design in combination with Intecsea’s experience in designing […]

Tortue field phase 2 : BW Energy wraps up drilling of second production well

Tortue field phase 2 : BW Energy wraps up drilling of second production well

Tortue Phase 2 development : BW Energy, a subsidiary of Norwegian FPSO operator BW Offshore, has completed drilling of the second production well – DTM-5H of the second phase development of the Tortue field, offshore Gabon. The drilling of the DTM-5H well in the Dussafu Marin permit marks the completion of the first of two […]

Ivar Aasen oil field : Maersk Integrator rig to be used for two more wells

Ivar Aasen oil field : Maersk Integrator rig to be used for two more wells

Maersk Drilling has bagged a two-well contract extension worth about $25.5 million from Aker BP for its Maersk Integrator jack-up rig to be used at the Ivar Aasen oil field (previously known as Draupne Field) in the Norwegian North Sea. The Danish drilling rig operator said that in direct continuation of its current workscope, the […]

ARO Drilling awards jack-up drilling rigs contract to IMI

ARO Drilling awards jack-up drilling rigs contract to IMI

ARO Drilling has awarded a couple of contracts to International Maritime Industries (IMI) for the construction of two LETOURNEAU Super 116E Class offshore jack-up drilling units. The offshore drilling contractor, which is a 50:50 joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and Valaris, said that the delivery of the first rig is likely […]

GeoPark wraps up £242m acquisition of Amerisur Resources

GeoPark wraps up £242m acquisition of Amerisur Resources

GeoPark acquisition of Amerisur Resources : Latin American oil and gas company GeoPark has wrapped up its previously announced £242 million all-cash acquisition of UK-based Amerisur Resources. The deal, which was announced in November 2019, gives GeoPark 13 production, development and exploration blocks located in Colombia. Included in these are a dozen blocks operated by […]

Agogo oilfield : Eni and partners begin production from offshore Angolan field

Agogo oilfield : Eni and partners begin production from offshore Angolan field

Eni and its partners Sonangol P&P, and SSI Fifteen in the offshore 15/06 Block have started production from the Agogo oilfield. The Italian oil and gas giant said that the offshore oilfield in Angola was brought on stream just nine months following its discovery. Eni said that it was possible through the operational synergies enabled […]

Equinor gets regulatory nod for exploration drilling near Huldra field

Equinor gets regulatory nod for exploration drilling near Huldra field

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given its consent to Equinor Energy to undertake exploration drilling in block 30/2 north-west of the defunct Huldra gas and condensate field in the North Sea. Block 30/2 is located in production licence 878 where Equinor as the operator will drill pilot hole 30/2-U-1 in 142 metres water depth […]

FID for Sangomar oil field development signed by RSSD joint venture

FID for Sangomar oil field development signed by RSSD joint venture

A final investment decision (FID) statement for the first phase development of the Sangomar oil field offshore Senegal has been signed by the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore joint venture (RSSD joint venture). An official ceremony saw Cairn Energy and its joint venture partners, Woodside Energy and FAR inking the FID statement […]

SapuraOMV Upstream begins production from SK408 gas fields in Malaysia

SapuraOMV Upstream begins production from SK408 gas fields in Malaysia

SapuraOMV Upstream has started production from the Larak gas field as part of the SK408 gas fields in Malaysian waters off the coast of Sarawak. The Larak gas field development was executed within budget, said SapuraOMV Upstream, which is a partnership between Malaysia’s Sapura Energy and OMV Exploration & Production, a subsidiary of Austrian oil […]

MODEC bags Sangomar FPSO contract from Woodside Energy

MODEC bags Sangomar FPSO contract from Woodside Energy

Sangomar FPSO contract : MODEC has signed a contract with Woodside Energy to deliver a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Sangomar field development phase 1 offshore Senegal. Recently, the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) joint venture was granted approval from the Senegalese government to move ahead with […]

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