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  • Exploration & Production

‘Largest ever subsea structure’ at Ichthys, Where did all the ‘Deepwater Horizon’ oil go?, Video of the world’s largest semi-sub taking shape, Worker crushed during Goliat construction, Statoil applies Statoil wins (UK)… 

‘Largest ever subsea structure’ at Ichthys

The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG project in Australia successfully installed its Riser Support Structure (RSS) tower at the Ichthys field.


Deepwater Horizon: Where did all the oil go?

Nearly five years after the Deepwater Horizon explosion led to the release of roughly 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, scientists are still working to answer the question: Where did all the oil go?


VIDEO: World’s largest semi-submersible taking shape

Japan’s Inpex is developing the giant Ichthys gas field offshore Australia. The field development includes construction of a Central Processing Facility, an FPSO, subsea structures, flow lines and umbilicals, a Gas Export Pipeline, and an onshore LNG processing plant in Darwin.


Worker crushed during Goliat construction

A worker died last week at a Hyundai Heavy Industries yard after a heavy load fell on him from a height of five meters, according to South Korea’s The Hankyoreh.


Statoil applies, Statoil wins (UK)

Statoil was awarded interests in 12 new licences, 9 as operator, in the 28th licensing round on the UK continental shelf, announced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.


UK awards offshore blocks in ‘biggest ever’ licensing round
Edward Davey, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) UK, has on November 6, 2014, announced the offer of awards for Licenses in the 28th Seaward Licensing Round.


Johan Sverdrup: Contracts ahead for Norwegian suppliers

The gigantic Johan Sverdrup field, described by Statoil as one of the most profitable industrial projects in Norway over coming decades, will provide enormous value, the company has said.


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