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Skogul oil field : Aker BP set to begin production from Norwegian oil field

Skogul oil field : Aker BP set to begin production from Norwegian oil field

Aker BP and PGNiG have secured consent from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to begin production at the Skogul oil field in production licence 460 in the North Sea. The offshore Norwegian field has been developed with a subsea template tied-in to the Alvheim FPSO through the Vilje field. Discovered in 2010 following the drilling of […]

ConocoPhillips hits dry well in PL 917 near Balder field in North Sea

ConocoPhillips hits dry well in PL 917 near Balder field in North Sea

ConocoPhillips Skandinavia could not find any hydrocarbons through the drilling of wildcat well 25/7-9 S in production licence 917 (PL 917), offshore Norway. The ConocoPhillips subsidiary, which is the operator of production licence 917, drilled the exploratory well nearly 7km northwest of the Balder field in the central North Sea and 200km west of Stavanger. […]

KNOT wins contract for two LNG-fueled shuttle tankers from Eni

KNOT wins contract for two LNG-fueled shuttle tankers from Eni

Norwegian shipping company Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) has bagged a contract to construct two LNG-fueled shuttle tankers from Italian oil and gas company Eni. To be built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea, the two new 124,000 DWT LNG fueled shuttle tankers are slated to be delivered in mid-2022. Under time-charter […]

RockRose Energy to acquire Cotton gas field from Speedwell Energy

RockRose Energy to acquire Cotton gas field from Speedwell Energy

RockRose Energy has signed a sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with Speedwell Energy to acquire 100% of its subsidiary Speedwell Energy (1), which owns 100% interest in the Cotton gas field in the UK North Sea. Located in the Southern North Sea, the Cotton field, which was formerly called Carna gas field, is situated 100km […]

Stork Worley JV wins contract for Neptune’s Dutch assets in North Sea

Stork Worley JV wins contract for Neptune’s Dutch assets in North Sea

Fluor said that Neptune Energy has given a four-year framework agreement to its Stork Worley Integrated Solutions joint venture pertaining to a brownfield modification for its Dutch assets in the North Sea. Under the contract,  Stork Worley Integrated Solutions will deliver engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning, and decommissioning services. Fluor said that it will book […]

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 […]

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 […]

Johan Sverdrup oil field inaugurated by Norwegian PM Erna Solberg

Johan Sverdrup oil field inaugurated by Norwegian PM Erna Solberg

Equinor said that the Johan Sverdrup oil field operated by it in the Norwegian North Sea has been officially inaugurated by Erna Solberg, the Prime Minister of Norway. In October 2019, Equinor and its partners Lundin Norway, Petoro, Total, and Aker BP started production from the first phase development of the Norwegian oil field. Since then, […]

Sembcorp Marine to provide offshore platforms for Al Shaheen and Tyra fields

Sembcorp Marine to provide offshore platforms for Al Shaheen and Tyra fields

Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms has bagged a couple of offshore platform contracts worth more than S$550 million ($406.75 million) for the Al Shaheen field offshore Qatar and the Tyra field in the Danish North Sea. The company has bagged the contract for the Al Shaheen oil field from North Oil Company (NOC) for the fabrication […]

Vår Energi wraps up $4.5bn acquisition of ExxonMobil’s Norwegian upstream assets

Vår Energi wraps up $4.5bn acquisition of ExxonMobil’s Norwegian upstream assets

Vår Energi celebrated its first anniversary by wrapping up its previously announced $4.5 billion acquisition of the non-operated upstream assets of ExxonMobil in the Norwegian North Sea and the Norwegian Sea. The Norwegian oil and gas company, which is owned by Eni (69.6%) and HitecVision (30.4%), has doubled its production from the Norwegian Continental Shelf […]

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