This incredible footage shows the Ivar Aasen topside being put into place offshore Norway.
The platform deck for the Ivar Aasen field has been completed ready to set sail for Norway.
This incredible footage shows Talisman Sinopec UK’s Montrose topside being constructed at Heerema’s fabrication yard in the Netherlands.
This time-lapse shows the Malikai topside at 40 metres high being skidded a distance of 90km into place. The feat was the world’s highest operation of its kind performed at that scale for the Shell deepwater project.
This video shows the Alba B3 topside being moved at the Heerema Zwijndrecht yard in the Netherlands. The structure, being built for Marathon Oil, is one of a number delivered from the yard to clients.
The topside for oil major Shell’s Malikai tension leg platform have been placed together with the hull at Malaysia Marine & Heavy Engineering’s (MMHE) yard in Malaysia. ALE was awarded the contracts for the Malikai project on behalf of TMJV. The company said it was given the scope of weighing and transporting four unit hull blocks, living quarters and mega beams for the ‘superlift’ activities. In addition ALE was also awarded with the weighing of the topside as well as the mating of the topside and hull.
Lundin Petroleum has moved the offshore installation jacket and topside into place on its Edvard Grieg field. This video shows the installation jacket as it is moved into waters offshore Norway.
Cape has won a contract extension worth £9.8million on oil major BP’s Clair Ridge project, helping to secure 170 jobs in the process. The company said the move will see further phases added to its current work over the next 18 months. Clair Ridge, which is 75km west of Shetland, is currently in the second phase of development within the Clair field.
A topside has set sail on a journey to the largest new gas field to be discovered in the southern North Sea for 25 years. The Cygnus accommodation module, which weighs 4,600 tonnes, has left the Burntisland Fabrication’s Methil yard towards its final destination off the Lincolnshire coast. Gas is expected to start flowing from the Cygnus field later this year. The field is expected to meet the needs of 1.5million homes and will be the UK’s second largest production site of natural gas.
Lundin Petroleum has completed installation of the topside modules on the Edvard Greig field. The company said four modules had to be lifted into place on the pre-installed jacket – the main deck frame, utility and living quarters module and the processing modules and the flare boom with a total weight of 22,000 tonnes. Heerema’s heavy lift vessel Thialf carried out the lift operation.
The full-scale of Shell's incredible Prelude FLNG project has begun to take shape as the last of the topside modules have been moved into place. The oil giant has captured footage of the moment the module was safely installed.