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Offshore & subsea - 27 March 2020

Production boosted at two North Sea fields

First gas has been achieved from a new well in the Chiswick field in the Southern North Sea, while first oil has been achieved from a new well in the Chestnut field.


Pressure point: making the right HPHT choices

High pressure, high temperature (HPHT) developments offer new opportunities in mature basins – but they invariably pose safety, technical, cost and environmental challenges. Ben Cannell, Innovation Director at Aquaterra Energy, looks at how North Sea operators might take the heat out of the process.


EM&I installs diverless anti-corrosion system on FPSO

The HullGuard system involves installing a tubular ‘periscope type’ anode with an integral dielectric shield, through an ODIN® type class approved access port fitted to the inside of the ship’s hull.


Senegal Oil & Power 2020 postponed

Africa Oil & Power (AOP) is working with Senegalese government partners to confirm a new date for the conference.


Cairn Energy announces cuts in 2020 CAPEX

Planned 2020 CAPEX on the company's UK producing assets is expected to be below US$45 million, reduced from the original forecast of US$65 million.


Petrobras cuts spending

The company will reduce planned investments for 2020 from US$12 billion to US$8.5 billion.