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  • 21 October 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Operator Centrica Energy Norway and partners have decided that the Butch discovery in the North Sea will be developed as a subsea tie-in to the Ula field.  According to Centrica’s press release, with the selected subsea tie-in concept the Butch well stream will be transported to the BP operated Ula platform where processing will be […]

  • 13 October 2015

    A fire broke out on the Terra Nova FPSO, offshore St. John’s, Canada, on Friday. Suncor, the operator, reported a grease fire from a char boiler in the galley on the FPSO. According to C-NLOPB, the offshore safety watchdog, the fire was extinguished, with no injuries reported. The incident happened about 8:20 p.m. on October 10. […]

  • 5 October 2015

    A fire broke out on the Terra Nova Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessel (FPSO), operating offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, on Thursday (October 1), due to the creation of an arc in an electrical circuit. Also, methanol was accidentaly released a day earlier to the sea from subsea equipment from a subsea drill center in the […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    International energy consultancy Xodus Group and Dutch innovation company TNO have completed the first phase of a joint industry project (JIP) into the dynamic forces which affect the integrity of piping systems, in particular through multiphase flow. The second phase of the project, which is expected to be run across three stages, is now open […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Premier Oil has found no oil in well 3/7-10 S, in Myrhauk prospect in the Norwegian North Sea. The well located about 45 kilometres northeast of the Valhall field was drilled with Maersk Guardian rig. Premier said that the well encountered approximately 110 metres of good reservoir quality Middle Jurassic sands, but those were water […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Premier Oil Norge AS consent to use Maersk Guardian rig to drill exploration well 3/7-10 S in the southern part of the Norwegian North Sea. Premier Oil is the operator for production licence 539 in block 3/7 in Myrhauk formation, located in the North Sea, around 240 kilometres […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won a contract to build three shuttle tankers plus an option for one more for a US owner, most probably Teekay Offshore, who recently announced the placing of an identical order at a Korean shipyard. Both SHI and Teekay say in their press releases that the tankers […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Teekay Offshore Partners plans to spend USD 365 million on three Suezmax, DP2 shuttle tanker newbuilds at an unnamed South Korean shipyard to serve the recently signed long-term contract for the transportation of oil offshore Canada. Teekay Offshore has an option to order one additional vessel should a fourth vessel be required. The three firm vessels […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. has entered into new long-term contracts with a group of companies that includes Chevron Canada, Husky Energy, Mosbacher Operating Ltd., Murphy Oil, Nalcor Energy, Statoil and Suncor Energy to provide shuttle tanker services for their East Coast Canada oil production. These 15-year contracts, plus extension options, will initially be serviced by […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has laid four charges against Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) for alleged offences related to the spilling of crude oil from the offshore loading system of the Hibernia Platform. Based on the information obtained during the investigation process, C-NLOPB conservation officers allege that HMDC caused […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has laid four charges against Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) for alleged offences related to the spilling of crude oil from the offshore loading system of the Hibernia Platform. Hibernia is an oil field in the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately 315 kilometres (196 mi) east-southeast […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    NCE Subsea is now a partner in the joint industry project (JIP) Subsea Documentation Standardisation. This industry is initiated and managed by DNV-GL and the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOROG). The aim is to develop a recommended practice representing the minimum set of documentation requirements for all major subsea components. NCE Subsea partners and […]

  • 17 April 2015

    Canadian oil and gas company Husky Energy, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, has appointed Jonathan McKenzie as their new CFO. He most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer of Irving Oil Ltd., based in Saint John, New Brunswick. Prior to joining Irving in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer, McKenzie held senior executive roles at Calgary-based Suncor Energy […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Nexen, a subsidiary of China’s CNOOC and the operator of the Buzzard field in the UK North Sea, has informed that Buzzard has passed “a truly significant landmark by producing its 500 millionth barrel of oil.” According to the company The North Sea development which was discovered in 2001 has surpassed all expectations with its […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Pipeline engineering specialist STATS Group has strengthened its management team with the appointment of two directors who will oversee the company’s design engineering functions. Bill Herron takes on the role of Group Technical Director and will be responsible for STATS’ product development, standardisation and project design requirements globally. Assisting him will be Winnipeg-based Doug Krokosz, […]

  • 11 February 2015

    Trapoil has decided to relinquish licence P.1556 Block 29/1c (Orchid) located in the western margin of the Central Graben immediately to the north east of the Bittern field, in the North Sea.  Further to the company’s announcement of January 8, 2015 when Trapoil relinquished a number of licences, the Board has decided to also relinquish Licence P.1556 […]

  • 20 January 2015

    The Norwegian Government has today offered ownership interests in 54 new production licences in connection with the Awards in Pre-defined Areas 2014 (APA 2014). Forty-three different companies are offered ownership interests in the licensing round. “Today’s award of new exploration acreage provides new tangible exploration opportunities for the companies. Most of the exploration activity on […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Workers at the Hibernia offshore oil platform in Canada, represented by Unifor, have voted to accept a new collective agreement with their employer. According to Unifor, the new agreement includes improvements in wages, benefits and working conditions including for temporary employees. It was accepted by a margin of 58% and will expire on June 30, […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Construction of a new offshore research and development centre at Memorial University is complete, that should pave the way for increased collaborative research focused on solving technical challenges facing Newfoundland and Labrador industries. The new Suncor Energy Offshore R&D Centre will house innovative ocean- and offshore engineering-related R&D projects that will be carried out in […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Equipment

    Construction of a new offshore research and development center at Memorial University of Newfoundland is complete. According to Research & Development Centre, this will pave the way for increased collaborative research focused on solving technical challenges facing Newfoundland and Labrador industries. The new Suncor Energy Offshore R&D Centre will house innovative ocean- and offshore engineering-related […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Seabox together with oil majors has highlighted the technical feasibility of a submerged water treatment plant capable of producing low sulphate and low salinity water that will benefit the oil industry. Seabox will lead a Joint Industry Project (JIP) with Az ACG Ltd (The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic – SOCAR), Suncor, SIPCO, […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Norway’s Seabox will lead a Joint Industry Project (JIP) with Az ACG Ltd (The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic – SOCAR), Suncor, SIPCO, two oil majors, and with the support of The Research Council of Norway, that will, according to Seabox, bring advanced subsea water treatment one step closer to full scale field […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) will continue its provision of engineering, procurement and construction services to the Hibernia platform, offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, under a new multi-million dollar, five-year contract extension from Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC). Since first oil in 1997 WGPSN has been providing these services and according to the company, the […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) in the UK North Sea has begun oil production, China’s CNOOC Limited has announced. The GEAD includes development of the Golden Eagle, Peregrine and Solitaire fields. The fields are located in blocks 20/1S, 20/1N and 14/26a of the North Sea, and are located 70km northeast of Aberdeen, with an average […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Nexen Petroleum UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, has started production from its Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) in the UK North Sea. The GEAD includes development of the Golden Eagle, Peregrine and Solitaire fields. The fields are located in blocks 20/1S, 20/1N and 14/26a of the North Sea, and are located 70km northeast of […]