Offshore drilling activity on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) is expected to recover in 2021 with a dozen potential exploration wells identified.
Petrofac Emirates has been awarded a contract by Zakum Development Company for the Upper Zakum, UZ750 field development in Abu Dhabi.
Oil and gas services firm Technip said today it had won a contract from Statoil for the removal and replacement of two oil-loading systems at the Gullfaks field in the Norwegian North Sea.
Following the recent award of the record-breaking Polarled pipeline for the international energy company Statoil, Ramboll Oil & Gas has been selected to do detailed engineering of the pipeline for the Gina Krog (formerly known as Dagny) field development, operated by Statoil.
FMC Technologies has signed a five-year agreement with Tullow to provide subsea services for its Jubilee field development offshore Ghana. FMC will provide offshore and onshore technical services, including maintenance, refurbishment, and inspection on equipment and tooling supplied to the project.
Taqa Bratani development manager Rob Kuyper will be speaking to the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) about the company’s record-breaking Cormorant East field development.
The Hebron field development offshore Newfoundland and Labrador in the Canadian North Atlantic has been sanctioned by operator ExxonMobil and co-venturers in the project.
The Palestinian Authority and Israel's foreign ministry have agreed to the development of the BG-operated Gaza Marine gasfield offshore Palestine's Gaza Strip.
Technip has won a Statoil contract for the fabrication, installation, and tie-in of flowlines for the Statoil-operated Gullfaks South field development in the Norwegian North Sea, block 34/10.
In the UK, nine of the 37 mobile units in the sector remain active on E&A wells, the same number as last reported. There have now been 23 well spuds in 2012 comprising 11 exploration and 12 appraisal wells, with five of these having been sidetracked.
FMC Technologies has signed an agreement with Statoil for the manufacture and supply of subsea production equipment to support the Gullfaks South field development in the Norwegian North Sea. The contract is worth about $200million.
Technip has been given a letter of intent to lead the engineering, construction and transportation of what will be the first spar production platform of its type in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
Oil services giants Petrofac and Schlumberger said today they had joined forces to tap a "significant" market in production services.
Oil and gas operator Taqa Bratani said today it was "eager" to further expand its exploration portfolio in the North Sea after agreeing a deal with Premier Oil.
Technip has been given a £85million contract by Lundin Petroleum for subsea work on the Brynhild field development.
Maersk Drilling has been picked by Total E&P Norge to supply one of its ultra harsh environment jack-up rigs for work in the North Sea.
AMEC has won the front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for development of the largest Southern North Sea gas discovery made in 30 years.
TAQA, the Middle Eastern energy company with growing operations in the UK North Sea, saw net profits rocket by 460% to £173.45million during 2010.
FMC Technologies has signed an agreement with Statoil for the manufacture and supply of subsea production equipment to support the Katla field development in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
Statoil has scheduled four fast-track oil&gas developments in Norwegian waters, with the possibility that three further projects could be developed even faster.
WOOD Group units JP Kenny and MCS Kenny, together with Nigerian engineering company Dover Engineering, are completing the first comprehensive front end engineering design (FEED) undertaken locally in Nigeria.
FMC Technologies is to manufacture and supply the subsea production equipment for the Marulk field development offshore Norway.
OFFSHORE engineering company Aquaterra Energy is continuing its rapid expansion by setting up a permanently in Aberdeen.
RDS, the engineering division of Aberdeen-headquartered KCA Deutag, has been taken on by BP for the Clair Ridge drilling facilities design.
NORWEGIAN group Aker Solutions has been awarded two key contracts, in partnership with Saipem, from Agip KCO, operator of the Kashagan field, on behalf of the North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC).