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Utgard field on stream

Utgard field on stream

September 17, 2019 No Comments

On 16 September, Equinor and its partners started production from the Utgard gas and condensate field, spanning the Norwegian-UK border in the North Sea. The project is delivered without any personal injuries, ahead of schedule and 25% below the cost estimate. Recoverable Utgard resources are estimated at around 40 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe) […]

BP North Sea deploys Mars technology in world-first methane monitoring project

BP North Sea deploys Mars technology in world-first methane monitoring project

September 10, 2019 No Comments

BP’s North Sea business has successfully executed a groundbreaking pilot project testing innovative ways of remotely monitoring methane emissions on its offshore assets. The pilot, which combined highly advanced sensor technology originally designed by NASA for the Mars Curiosity Rover with a fixed-wing remote piloted air system (RPAS), or drone, broke the UK’s record for […]

Ancala Midstream secures multi-million-pound contract with Zennor

Ancala Midstream secures multi-million-pound contract with Zennor

September 5, 2019 No Comments

Ancala Midstream Acquisitions (“Ancala Midstream”) has secured a life-of-field contract to process the gas sourced from the Finlaggan field owned by Zennor Pathway (“Zennor”). The gas will be processed through Ancala Midstream’s Scottish Area Gas Evacuation (SAGE) terminal in St. Fergus, north east Scotland. The multi-million-pound contract with Zennor will help ensure the SAGE system […]

Shell upstream showcases future plans

Shell upstream showcases future plans

September 3, 2019 No Comments

Shel is investing $700-800 million in the UK Continental Shelf annually and Steve Phimister is confident this level of outlay will be sustained for the next few years. Mr Phimister, vice-president of Shell’s UK upstream business, highlighted the company’s ambitious drilling plans for the basin. Shell remains in the hunt for “bolt-on” acquisitions and farm […]

Wood secures contract extension with TAQA

Wood secures contract extension with TAQA

September 3, 2019 No Comments

Wood has been awarded a contract extension for engineering, construction and maintenance services on TAQA’s North Sea assets. Effective immediately, the 18-month extension builds on a previous agreement covering the Cormorant Alpha, Eider, Tern, North Cormorant and subsequently Harding offshore assets, and will see Wood’s activities continue to support these installations. The work will be […]

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Successful C-Kore deployment in the North Sea

Successful C-Kore deployment in the North Sea

August 21, 2019 No Comments

C-Kore Systems have completed another successful deployment in the North Sea, on the Greater Guillemot Area field, with the help of the C-Kore subsea testing tools. Faulty elements in the subsea network were diagnosed and replaced within 24 hours of the start of the fault-finding campaign. The GGA area is operated by Dana Petroleum with […]

Total Release its second quarter 2019 financial statements.

Total Release its second quarter 2019 financial statements.

July 25, 2019 No Comments

Highlights since the beginning of the second quarter 2019 Signed agreement with Occidental to acquire the African assets of Anadarko for 8.8 B$ Sold mature fields in the UK North Sea for 0.6 B$ Started production at Kaombo Sul in Angola Started production at Culzean in the UK North Sea Launched the second development phase […]

Aker BP’s “Walk to Work” campaign

Aker BP’s “Walk to Work” campaign

July 2, 2019 No Comments

Aker BP has completed the company’s first campaign using a gangway for access from a vessel to an unmanned platform. The campaign was carried out in the first stage of the hook-up phase on Valhall Flank West in the North Sea. The hook-up of Valhall Flank West started on Saturday, 20 June, just hours after […]

Total starts up production of the Culzean field

Total starts up production of the Culzean field

June 11, 2019 No Comments

Total has started up production from the Culzean gas condensate field located on Block 22/25a, 230 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeen, in the UK. With a plateau production of 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), Culzean will account for around 5% of the UK’s gas consumption, bringing to 18% the proportion of […]

BP Comments on Greenpeace activity in North Sea

BP Comments on Greenpeace activity in North Sea

June 10, 2019 No Comments

“In all operations safety is our top priority. While we recognise the right for peaceful protest, the actions of this group are irresponsible and may put themselves and others unnecessarily at risk. “We are working with Transocean—the rig’s owner and operator—and the authorities to assess the situation and resolve it peacefully and safely. “We share […]

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