Saipem’s Castorone vessel will carry out the offshore operations, starting in the summer of 2024. The company previously worked on the first phase of the Sakarya field, which began producing in April.
The company expects the new discovery will produce 100,000 bpd, doubling Turkey’s current production.
Turkey’s TPAO has added another 58 billion cubic metres of gas to its holdings with a discovery at the Caycuma-1 well.
Trillion Energy International’s Uranus rig has arrived on site for drilling offshore Turkey, with the aim of bringing on new gas production by the end of October.
Saipem’s Castoro 10 has crossed through the Dardanelles to begin work laying pipelines for Turkey’s Sakarya field, aiming for first gas in the first quarter of 2023.
Italian energy services company Saipem (IT: SPM) has landed two lucrative offshore contracts.
Subsea 7 and Schlumberger will work together to provide subsurface equipment to Turkey’s TPAO for the Sakarya field development.
Turkey’s TPAO has begun drilling the Amasra-1 well, on the North Sakarya field.
Turkey’s TPAO has begun drilling the Türkali-1 well, the first deepwater exploration in the country’s waters.
Turkey has increased the amount of gas it believes to lie in the Tuna discovery by 85 billion cubic metres.
Sonatrach has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ExxonMobil, shortly after similar agreements were reached with Zarubezhneft and TPAO.
Sonatrach has signed early-stage agreements with Russia’s Zarubezhneft and Turkey’s TPAO.