The Port of Cromarty Firth has become the first port to apply to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) for decommissioning permits under the updated regulations. This is part of their final preparations to attract these projects and the associated jobs to the area.
Upstream news updates
A survey from Petroplan has highlighted the need for digital experts as the oil and gas sector adapts to age of lower prices.
Tendeka hopes to significantly improve the long-term performance of water injection wells, extend well life and increase overall field production.
The Maersk Convincer is set to take over a contract from its sister rig, the Maersk Completer, offshore Brunei.
Polarcus Limited has announced that it has received an award for a 3D project offshore West Africa, to commence early in Q4 2017 with a scheduled duration of one month.
GE Oil & Gas has signed a long-term agreement to collaborate with EEA, on the offshore Mozambique developments it operates. The move underlines GE Oil & Gas’s commitment to expand its global footprint while supporting local investment in Africa.
UK Oil & Gas Investments PLC has announced that mobile light oil has been observed seeping from open natural fractures in Kimmeridge Limestone 4 core samples at its 100%-owned Broadford Bridge-1 exploration well, PEDL234 Licence, Weald Basin, UK.
Statoil has, on behalf of the licence partners, decided that the Johan Castberg operation will be supported by a supply and helicopter base in Hammerfest and an operations organisation in Harstad.
The economics professor who leads the in-depth data collation process for BP’s annual Statistical Review of World Energy has welcomed the energy major’s latest findings as “clear evidence of a major transformation in the global energy landscape”.
The topside for the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 Unmanned Wellhead Platform recently sailed out from Heerema Zwijndrecht.
Seatronics has provided a single source solution for all of the equipment required for a subsea project in Brazil.
More oil news updates
88 Energy has provided an update on Project Icewine 2, which is located onshore North Slope of Alaska.
First oil has been delivered from the Kraken development in the UK North Sea.
Seabed Geosolutions has been awarded a large 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in the Santos Basin in Brazil. Seabed Geosolutions’ new, Manta node system will be used.
Partnership approach secures work with major UK oil and gas operator.
Pandion Energy AS has announced that it has been pre-qualified as licensee on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
A/S Norske Shell has received consent to remove the emergency response vessel from the Knarr field.
The Riser Platform (RP) jacket for the Johan Sverdrup development will be ready for delivery in July and was given the name Ægir at a ceremony held at Kvaerner’s yard at Verdal.
Hilcorp Alaska LLC submitted bids of US$3 034 815 for the first lease sale held in Alaska’s federal waters since 2008, Cook Inlet Lease Sale 244.
UK-based subsea company Rovco has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Dr Iain Wallace as chief technology officer (CTO).
Carnarvon Petroleum is joining with Northern Oil & Gas Australia on a collaborative data sharing project, offshore Australia.
FRAC-CHEM will showcase its new technology at event hosted by Amazon Web Services.
The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project’s Central Processing Facility (CPF) has been safely moored in the Ichthys Field, some 220 km off the north coast of Western Australia, where she will be located for 40 years.
The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), with the support of Aqualis Offshore, has matched its own pre-monsoon rig move record set last year offshore India. Aqualis Offshore has also secured a new contract extension to support ONGC.
ION Geophysical Corporation has announced a new 2D multi-client programme offshore Gabon, EquatorSPAN™ II, in cooperation with the Gabon Ministry of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons, Direction Général des Hydrocarbures of Gabon (DGH).