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  • 20 August 2015

    The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has launched a call for proposals for new technology solutions to deliver cost efficiencies in through tubing logging during plugging and abandonment operations. Organisations that are developing new technologies that specifically address the quality of cement bond through tubing have the opportunity to lead their own joint industry project (JIP) […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil has received consent to use Songa Trym for permanent well plugging on the Oseberg field. Statoil is the operator on the Oseberg field, located in blocks 30/6 and 30/9 in the northern part of the North Sea. Well 30/6-B-51 AH is a subsea well tied to the Oseberg A facility. The well was drilled […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use Songa Dee for well plugging at Gullfaks Sør. Statoil is the operator at Gullfaks Sør, located in block 34/10 in the northern part of the North Sea. The field has been developed using a subsea solution tied back to the Gullfaks A and […]

  • 9 October 2014

    MPX North Sea limited has informed that well operations drilling and open hole logging operations have been completed on the Aragon exploration well 9/14a-15A in Licence P1763, offshore UK.

  • 26 April 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Norway’s Equinor has drilled another dry well with the Transocean Spitsbergen rig in the North Sea, offshore Norway.

  • 4 November 2009

    An oil rig which has leaked thousands of barrels of oil into the Timor Sea over the last 10 weeks has been plugged, the rig’s operators have said. A massive fire burning on the West Atlas rig has also largely been put out, said PTTEP Australia.

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Balltec Engineered Solutions has completed work on Statoil’s infrastructure upgrade for the Åsgard Millom pipeline using its subsea smart plug launcher.  Statoil asked Balltec to investigate the possibility of designing and manufacturing a subsea plug launcher during its work on a new lifting system for the Åsgard subsea gas compression project. The plug launcher was built on […]

  • 7 April 2020

    French subsea solutions developer Forssea Robotics has launched new light intervention and smart ROV for plug-and-play USV interfacing. The standard ARGOS version currently comes with “smart” piloting modes including latency management, auto-diagnosis features, dynamic positioning which is based on visual, acoustic and/or inertial navigation system/doppler velocity log (INS/DVL) sensors and GO-TO features. Visual docking can […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    A division of Unique Maritime Group (UMG), Unique Wellube,  has provided mechanical seal plugs  for Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company’s (ADMA-OPCO) significant pipeline isolation project. ADMA-OPCO’s 8” subsea riser was found to have some damages which would require a weld repair at the splash zone on the complex side. The plan was to cut approximately 1.5 meters […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    STATS Group has successfully completed an isolation project on TAQA’s Brent pipeline at Sullom Voe terminal in the Shetland Islands. BP required to undertake a valve refurbishment operation on the 36” Brent Pipeline Pig Receiver while the pipeline remained in normal operation. Aberdeen-based specialist engineering company STATS were approached to provide a double block isolation […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of how ConocoPhillips planned and executed permanent plugging and abandonment of wells at Ekofisk 2/4 A. The Ekofisk 2/4 A facility was the first permanent platform on the Ekofisk field, and oil production here began in 1974. The facility was shut down in September 2013 […]

  • 24 December 2012

    MEO Australia announced update in relation to the Gurame SE-1XST well in the Seruway PSC, offshore North Sumatra, in which MEO holds a 100% interest. Since the last report, in accordance with pre-drilling plans, the well was plugged and abandoned at the conclusion of production testing. The rig was released from the drilling location at […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Pipeline technology specialist STATS has wrapped up a six-month pipeline isolation campaign offshore and onshore Malaysia. The work covered 12 pipeline isolations on behalf of partner Handal Energy for a major operator in Malaysia, and is said to be the largest integrated campaign undertaken by STATS in the region. All workscopes featured STATS’ range of […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The oil and gas industry has said it may be one step closer to transforming well plug and abandonment (P&A) as 45 potential solutions were submitted for its first ‘Call for Ideas’. The OGTC received ideas and concepts that could have a material impact on this transformation, against three specific themes: modelling the probability of hydrocarbon […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Antrim Energy Inc. a Canadian, Calgary based oil and gas exploration company with assets in the UK North Sea and Ireland, has entered into a contract with Offshore Installation Services Ltd. to permanently plug and abandon Antrim’s four suspended subsea wells in the United Kingdom Central North Sea. United Kingdom Seaward Licences require licensees to permanently abandon all […]

  • 16 June 2015

    The plugging and abandonment of offshore wells represents a significant cost to operating companies and national authorities.

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Pipeline engineering specialist, STATS Group, has successfully completed a complex isolation of the Forties Pipeline System in the North Sea. STATS was contracted by Apache North Sea Ltd to safely isolate the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) so that subsea isolation valves (SSIV) and piping spools could be safely installed and leak tested, avoiding the need […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Noreco is in the process of completing drilling of the Verdande well 6608/10-16 (PL484). Although hydrocarbon shows were found in two sections, the well will now be plugged and abandoned without further testing. The main target of the well was in the Middle Jurassic. Sandstones with hydrocarbon saturation were found, but the reservoir quality was generally poor and it was […]

  • 20 May 2007

    A luxury cruise liner has been chartered to accommodate hundreds of delegates attending a major oil conference in Aberdeen. The Offshore Europe exhibition, visited by an estimated 15,000 delegates, will take place in the city in September.

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    MEO Australia Limited provides the following update in relation to the Gurame SE-1XST well in the Seruway PSC, offshore North Sumatra, Indonesia, in which MEO holds a 100% interest. Since the last report, in accordance with pre-drilling plans, the well was plugged and abandoned at the conclusion of production testing. The rig was released from […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    After cancelling the order for four units from Samjin Shipyard earlier this year, dry cargo specialist Bocimar, a part of CMB Group, decided to cancel a further order for six units due to the bankruptcy of the yard, the Belgium-based company disclosed in their third quarter results report. The advances paid for all cancelled vessels – including […]

  • 6 April 2015

    STATS Group were contracted by a North Sea operator to supply high pressure isolation plugs to provide a double block and bleed isolation barrier for the safe tie-in of a wye structure on 24-inch gas export pipeline. To facilitate the double block isolation and enable a reinstatement leak test in accordance with the pipeline design […]