The MOU aims to strengthen mutual cooperation to help enhance operational performance across North American natural gas and oil operations.
The company has been awarded a three-year contract by Shell to provide engineering and procurement services for several of its assets in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM).
Equinor will retain 49% interest in the project, and Shell will become the new operator of the field. To reflect this change, Equinor and Shell have agreed to rename the North Platte development to the Sparta development.
In EIA’s June 2022 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the company forecast that new fields coming online in 2022 will account for 5% of natural gas production and 14% of crude oil production in the US Federal Offshore Gulf of Mexico (GOM) by the end of 2023.
Jumbo Maritime has awarded Fugro a positioning and metocean services contract to help guide the safe transport and installation of a new floating production system (FPS) for Vito, a deepwater development in the US Gulf of Mexico.
The full development of Area 1 will include 33 wells connected to three wellhead platforms plus one monopod, in addition to the FPSO.
PowerNap is a subsea tie-back to the Shell-operated Olympus TLP, located in the US Gulf of Mexico with an estimated peak production of 20 000 boe/d.
Phase 1 of the Herschel Expansion project comprises development of a new subsea production system and the first of up to three wells tied to the Na Kika platform.