The 437 km2 survey will be acquired in the NOAKA area, between Oseberg and Alvheim in the Norwegian North Sea.
The Oil & Gas Authority’s UKCS Energy Integration Report last year calculated that electrification could abate UKCS oil and gas operational emissions by 2 – 3 Mt CO2 per year by 2030.
Operator Neptune Energy estimates the reserves at the Duva field in the Norwegian North Sea to be approximately 11 million m3 of oil equivalent.
Production operations have resumed following the Aoka Mizu FPSO's scheduled annual maintenance shutdown.
The newly fabricated topsides and bridges will replace the ageing facilities at TotalEnergies' Tyra field in the Danish North Sea.
Equinor will acquire a 40% participating interest in licences PL090 JS, PL248 I and PL925, while Wellesley will acquire a 10% participating interest in licence PL942.
Fugro will employ its specialised survey technology to inspect the subsea infrastructure, including pipelines and structures, and to undertake survey activities in advance of future drilling campaigns on the Cygnus field.
The work programme is scheduled to last approximately four months and to start the process of converting approximately 100 million boe (gross) of 2C resources into 2P reserves.
ICR will provide engineered composite repairs and weldless connectors for all of Shell's UK Continental Shelf assets.
Equinor and Ardyne are jointly funding the £1 million project, which will aim to develop a well decommissioning technology that will reduce the economic and environmental impacts of slot recovery and decommissioning.