New Article information at Offshore Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Offshore Technology West Katakolon Oil and Gas Field West Katakolon oil and gas field straddles onshore acreage on the coast of Peloponnese, and shallow and deep water blocks in the Ionian Sea off the shore of Greece. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:00:00 GMT In discussion: Cyberhawk founder Malcolm Connolly on new offshore drone guidelines Oil & Gas UK, in collaboration with unmanned aerial vehicle operators, has published a new set of guidelines outlining the safe use of aerial drones in the offshore industry. Julian Turner talks to Malcolm Connolly, founder and technical director at … Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Grounded in reality: inside the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter investigation Helicopter safety is in the spotlight again after Sikorsky recalled all S-92 aircraft worldwide for safety checks following an incident on the West Franklin platform in the North Sea in December. What can be learnt from the subsequent AAIB investigat… Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Malikai Deepwater Oilfield Project Malikai oilfield is located approximately 100km off the coast of Sabah, Malaysia, in water depths of up to 500m within Block G of the South China Sea. Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Tolmount Prospect, North Sea Tolmount prospect lies in Block 42 / 28d of the P1330 licence, approximately 40 miles east of the Yorkshire coast in the southern North Sea, UK. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:11:00 GMT Green vs black: is Statoil hedging its bets with heavy renewables investment? Over the last few years Statoil has curbed or halted new investments in fossil fuel projects, notably dropping its assets in the Canadian Oil Sands. Meanwhile, the company has upped its stake in the renewable energy sector, specifically offshore wind… Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Can decommissioning cause more harm than good? As operations in the North Sea enter a new phase and widespread decommissioning begins, can we expect oil rigs to be removed without a trace? Given the damage decommissioning itself can cause, should we want them to be? Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT Gohta Oil and Gas Discovery, Barents Sea Gohta oil and gas discovery is located in production license PL492 of the Barents Sea, Norway, at a water depth of 342m. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:25:00 GMT BP: life after the Great Australian Bight BP has dropped controversial plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight, citing purely commercial factors. In reality, as with Shell's project in the Arctic, public pressure played an equally significant part. So after the company’s withdra… Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT February's top Stories: BP awards EPC contract, Noble Energy starts Leviathan project BP awarded an EPC contract to WorleyParsons-Grand Isle Shipyard joint venture, and Noble Energy prepared to start development of the Leviathan natural gas project in offshore Israel. wraps-up the key headlines from February 20… Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ichthys Field, Browse Basin, Timor Sea The Ichthys field is situated on block WA-285-P in the Browse Basin, Timor Sea, Western Australia. The gas and condensate field lies at a water depth of 280m. Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Brasse Prospect Development, North Sea The Brasse prospect lies in blocks 30 / 9 and 31 / 7 of the production licence (PL) 740 of the Norwegian North Sea, in 118m-deep waters. Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Extracting Somali oil: is the risk worth the reward? New research by seismic services company Spectrum Geo has confirmed significant hydrocarbon potential in the seas off the Somali coast, especially oil, which is easier to extract than natural gas. The government is keen to exploit the reserves, but i… Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:00:00 GMT Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 52 In this issue: Opportunities offshore Somalia, a look inside Total's South Pars development, Scottish skills for Mexico's growing industry, the latest in subsea robotics, the next ten years of North Sea decommissioning, and more. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:14:00 GMT Skarfjell Oil and Gas Field, North Sea Skarfjell oil and gas field is located in the production licences PL 418 and PL 378 in the north-eastern part of the North Sea, in a water depth of approximately 360m. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Offshore Argentina: will the Macri government bring reform? Argentina’s oil and gas sector has been hampered by inconsistent government policy and ongoing economic challenges. However, since being elected in 2015, President Mauricio Macri has made moves to encourage investment, attracting big players like Sta… Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT East Hub Development Project The East Hub Development Project involves the development of the Cabaça North and Cabaca South-East discoveries located within Block 15 /06, approximately 350km north-east of Luanda, Angola. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Developing South Pars: a look at Iran’s mega gas field France’s Total is the first foreign firm to sign a heads of agreement deal to develop Phase 11 of the Iranian South Pars gasfield since Western sanctions against the country were loosened. The deal, signed in November 2016, is an important step in th… Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Dalmatian Oil and Gas Field, Gulf of Mexico Dalmatian oil and gas field is located on the DeSoto Canyon blocks 4, 48 and 134 in the Gulf of Mexico, US. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Vital statistics: Oil & Gas UK discusses the North Sea decommissioning market Oil & Gas UK’s ‘Decommissioning Insight 2016’, the first-ever survey of both the UK and Norwegian decommissioning markets, reports only steady growth, despite low oil prices continuing to challenge the economics of mature North Sea assets. Julian Tur… Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT