Exclusives

Having successfully completed testing of the world’s first subsea gas compression system on the Ormen Lange Pilot project offshore Norway, Anglo Dutch major Shell and its partners are now gearing up to kick start the process of simplifying the total system that is seen as the next step for...

Egypt’s offshore sector is leading the way in attracting large investments and pioneering the use of high-end subsea production systems despite the depressed industry environment.

Drilled to a total depth of 144,350 meters (m), the Zohr 5x well encountered a continuous hydrocarbon column of about 180 m. The results confirm Zohr’s potential of 30 Tcf original gas in place.

Statoil, Arctic, Barents, exploration, drilling, ONS, costs, Johan Castberg, Wisting

Statoil will drill at least five exploration wells in 2017 at an estimated $25 million per well.

oil, flow, assurance, solution, WellRenew, Ideal Energy Solutions

Nontoxic paraffin removal agent helps return flow to a GoM pipeline slated for abandonment.

Deepwater International

Fugro has a new AUV (Autonomous Underwater Vehicle) to play with, after recently taking delivery of the Hugin 1000 AUV, E...

BW Offshore has sold the VLCC BW Opal...

An FPSO, export pipeline and floating liquefaction solution is on the drawing board for an ultradeepwater gas discovery in the South China Sea operated by CNOOC.

DNV GL is leading a Joint Industry Project (JIP) aimed at solving the challenges brought about by sour service fluids from wells and the demands it places on pipeline material.

Odfjell Drilling expects the deepwater rig market to remain weak over the next couple of years, due to the continued delivery of newbuild units and oil companies’ increased cost focus and capital discipline.