BP and Oman Sign Extended Licensing AgreementsNov 9, 2016
BP and Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production have signed an agreement with the Government of the Sultanate of Oman amending the Oman Block 61 exploration and production sharing agreement (EPSA)...
Total Signs Heads of Agreement to Develop Phase 11 of the Giant South Pars Gas FieldNov 9, 2016
Total has signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for the development of phase 11 of South Pars...
Njord Facilities Selected as Preferred Concept for Pil & Bue DevelopmentNov 7, 2016
Faroe Petroleum has announced that the partners in the Pil & Bue discoveries (licence of PL586) have decided that a subsea development solution tied back to the Njord (Faroe 7.5%) platform...
Statoil Submits Trestakk Plan for Development and OperationNov 2, 2016
Statoil, on behalf of the license holders, has submitted a Plan for Development and Operation of the Trestakk discovery on the Halten Bank to the minister...
Statoil Increases Share in Byrding DevelopmentOct 31, 2016
Statoil has agreed to acquire Wintershall Norge’s 25% interest in the Byrding project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).
ExxonMobil Announces Significant Oil Discovery Offshore NigeriaOct 28, 2016
Exxon Mobil Corporation has announced a significant discovery with a potential recoverable resource of between 500 million and 1 billion barrels of oil on the Owowo field offshore Nigeria.
Honeywell Automation to Control North Sea Platform Remotely from Onshore LocationOct 26, 2016
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has announced it will provide advanced automation and safety solutions to enable remote onshore operation for an unmanned offshore platform in the North Sea...
Contract to Build Johan Sverdrup Pipeline Receiving Facility at MongstadOct 17, 2016
Aker Solutions won a contract from Statoil to build the pipeline facilities, modifications and tie-ins needed at the Mongstad terminal to receive...
Interpretation of 3D Seismic at South DisouqOct 10, 2016
SDX Energy Inc., the Egypt focused oil and gas company, has updated the initial findings from interpretation of the 300 km2
of 3D seismic data...
BP and Area 4 Partners Sign LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement for Offshore MozambiqueOct 5, 2016
BP and the Area 4 concession partners, Eni East Africa (EEA), Galp Energia (Galp), Kogas and Empresa Nactional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH), have entered into a sales and purchase agreement...
DEA Submits Dvalin PDOOct 4, 2016
The Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Dvalin field has been handed over to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in Norway by operator DEA.
Aquatic Secures Sizeable Deal with DeepOceanOct 4, 2016
Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd was challenged to devise an innovative way to make their customer’s project preparatory works more cost effective and time efficient.
Alta Appraisal Well in PL609 in the Southern Barents Sea Successfully CompletedOct 3, 2016
Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has successfully completed the drilling and testing of the...
Investigation of Oil Spill from Statfjord OLS BSep 30, 2016
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, the Norwegian Environment Agency and the Norwegian Coastal Administration have completed their investigation...
Drilling Begins on Culzean ProjectSep 30, 2016
At 18:00 on 28 September, drilling of the first production well began on the Maersk Oil operated Culzean field in the UK.
BP and Partners Sign Concession Amendments and Reach Record Production at NoorosSep 29, 2016
BP has announced it has signed with His Excellency the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Eng. Tarek El Molla, concession amendments for the...
Statfjord Passes Historic 5 Billion BarrelsSep 20, 2016
On Monday 19 September minister of petroleum and energy Tord Lien together with Statoil, Centrica and ExxonMobil celebrated the 5 billion barrels of oil equivalent delivered by Statfjord since first oil in 1979.
Troll B Contract to Aker SolutionsSep 18, 2016
Statoil has, on behalf of the license partners, decided to exercise the option for EPCI of a gas module that will increase gas processing capacity on the Troll B platform.
Considerable Johan Castberg Spin-OffsSep 14, 2016
Statoil’s proposed impact assessment programme for the Johan Castberg project reveals that the project will be important to Norwegian industry and have strong ripple effects.
Total Exercises its Pre-Emption Rights on Barnett Shale AssetsSep 11, 2016
Total E&P USA has announced that it is exercising its pre-emption right to acquire Chesapeake’s 75% interests in the jointly held Barnett Shale operating area located in North Texas.
Nobel Upstream Acquisition of Stake in UK North Sea Maclure CompletedSep 9, 2016
Nobel Upstream, the independent UK-based exploration and production company, reports its acquisition of a 7.59% non-operated interest in the Maclure oil and gas field from Shell...
Shell Starts Production at Stones in the Gulf of MexicoSep 8, 2016
Shell has announced that production has started from the Stones development in the Gulf of Mexico. Stones is expected to produce...
Wood Group Secures Subsea Tieback Detailed Design Scope with StatoilAug 29, 2016
Wood Group has been awarded the detailed design scope of the subsea tie-back from the Utgard gas and condensate field to the Sleipner facilities...
Increasing the Value of Johan SverdrupAug 29, 2016
Quality in planning, project execution and improvement work increases the value of Johan Sverdrup, says Statoil.