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  • 14 May 2014

    The upgrading of the Oseberg B drilling facilities in the Norwegian North Sea has been completed, and drilling from the new plant starts in June, Norwegian oil company Statoil today announced. Statoil is upgrading the drilling facilities on several installations in order to increase the fields’ value creation and productive life. Efforts to allow more […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Project & Tenders

    After years of delays, Eni, an Italian oil company, has started production from the Goliat field in the Barents Sea. The field, dubbed the world’s northernmost offshore development, was originally planned for first oil in 2013. Goliat, located 85 kilometers northwest of Hammerfest, offshore northern Norway, is the first oil field to come on stream […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Eni has started production from the Goliat field located in production licence 229, which is 85 kilometers northwest of Hammerfest in the Barents Sea offshore northern Norway. Goliat is the first oil field to come on stream in the Barents Sea and is being developed using a floating cylindrical production and storage (FPSO) concept. The platform […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The video above shows Wintershall’s flagship development in Norway achieving a new milestone as the subsea templates for the Maria field were installed last week some 210 kilometres offshore Kristiansund, Norway. Two subsea templates arrived in Kristiansund in May onboard the heavy load carrier Meri. The field solution will see the two seabed installations linked […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Goliat field was officially inaugurated by Norway Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tord Lien, on April, Monday 18, 2016. Goliat is the first oil field to come on stream in the Barents Sea. “This is a proud moment for everyone in Eni Norge. It is the culmination of years of hard work by many […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Wintershall Norge has awarded a contract to IKM Cleandrill, a specialist mud recovery subsidiary of the IKM Group, for the provision of mud recovery services on multiple wells offshore Norway. IKM said that the contract would cover potential development drilling campaigns on the Maria field, as well as an extension option for future exploration drilling. […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Project & Tenders

    The installation vessel Seven Oceans has installed the last production pipeline on the seabed at the Maria field in the Norwegian Sea. German oil company Wintershall said on Wednesday that almost 100 kilometers of underwater pipelines for its flagship Norwegian development had been completed. The pipelines connect the field to three nearby platforms in the […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, April 5, Valiant Petroleum plc announced it had entered into a contract to secure a firm rig slot on the Stena Carron drillship to drill the Handcross prospect located in UK Blocks 204/18b West of Shetlands. Based on the Stena Carron’s current schedule the rig slot is expected to fall within the first quarter […]

  • 22 April 2016

    Eni’s Goliat field located in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway, has been hit by a gas leak.  After several media reports said there has been a gas leak on Eni’s Barents Sea field, Offshore Energy Today has reached out to the Norwegian offshore safety agency, the Petroleum Safety Authority, as well as the operator of […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    German oil and gas producer Wintershall completed the installation of subsea templates for the Maria field, offshore Norway, last week.   The subsea templates travelled 210 km from Kristiansund, Norway to the field location in the Norwegian Sea and were installed at 300 meters water depth. Wintershall, the operator of the field with 50% interest, submitted […]

  • 17 August 2018

    Wintershall has received consent from the PSA to use the Island Wellserver vessel on the Maria field.

  • 18 April 2016

    Eni’s Goliat field, located in the Barents Sea offshore Norway, was officially inaugurated by Norway’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tord Lien, on Monday, April 18, 2016. Although first oil was initially planned for 2013, the Italian oil company, Eni, started production from the Goliat field in March 2016, making it the first oil field […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Aker BP has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the North Sea using the Deepsea Stavanger rig.

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Wintershall and its partners Petoro and Centrica have today received approval by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Maria development, offshore Norway. The approved development solution for the Maria field involves two subsea templates located on the ocean floor tied back to several host installations […]

  • 4 August 2015

    Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad’s subsidiary, Gulf Hibiscus Limited, has been awarded the South East Ras El Ush concession (Block 2) in Egypt by the Ganoub El-Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope), an entity of the Ministry of Petroleum, Arab Republic of Egypt. According to Hibiscus, the block was awarded to its subsidiary, whose principal activity is investment holding, providing […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, and Wintershall’s CEO, Mario Mehren, have visited the Deepsea Stavanger rig ahead of reservoir drilling on the Wintershall’s Maria field. Maria, Wintershall’s flagship development in Norway, is a subsea field that uses existing infrastructure to produce oil in a cost effective way. Drilling of the six wells […]

  • 27 August 2016

    Another day, another problem for Goliat. Eni Norge, the operator of the giant Goliat FPSO in the Barents Sea, off Norway, has informed that the production from the namesake oil field was stopped on Friday night. “The Goliat FPSO lost all power from shore 26.08.2016 at 22:30, and the production was stopped,” Eni said in […]

  • 19 December 2014

    German oil and gas producer Wintershall has announced updated, higher recoverable resource estimates for its operated Maria Field.  Following intensive internal studies, Wintershall now estimates that the planned technical recoverable resources will reach about 180 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe). The updated estimate comes ahead of the company’s submission of its “Impact Assessment” as part of […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Exploration & Production

    German oil firm Wintershall has started drilling operations on the Maria field, offshore Norway. According to Wintershall’s social media channels, the Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig has started drilling on the field in the Norwegian Sea and will drill a total of six wells with the beginning of production aimed for 2018. The field, located some 200 kilometers from Kristiansund, Norway, […]

  • 5 May 2015

    German oil company Wintershall has today submitted a plan for development and operation of the Maria field in the Norwegian Sea. According to the plan, the field will be developed using two subsea installations tied back to the existing infrastructure nearby. According to information on the Norwegian energy ministry’s website, this is the first time […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Germany’s Wintershall has announced updated, higher recoverable resource estimates for its operated Maria Field, located in the Norwegian Sea.  Wintershall estimates that the planned technical recoverable resources will reach about 180 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe). According to Wintershall, this means that the estimate has increased by about 40 million boe (previously 140 million […]

  • 4 September 2015

    German energy company Wintershall has received approval by the Norwegian authorities for the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Maria development, offshore Norway. The company, a subsidiary of BASF, submitted the PDO to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on May 5. The approved development solution for the Maria field involves two subsea […]