The oil and gas industry has been active in the West of Shetlands...
- A closer look at the West of Shetland’s offshore potential
- Aker BP accelerates startup of Norwegian Ærfugl project
- Equinor discovers oil and gas in North Sea Echino South well
- How SBT Energy’s “disruptive buoy” could help offshore oil and gas thrive
- BP and Kosmos announce promising gas discovery offshore Mauritania
Subsea 7 completes Borr semisub inspection in North Sea
Subsea 7’s Life of Field business division i-Tech 7 has announced the completion of an underwater inspection in lieu of dry-docking (UWILD) project.
Anglo African Oil & Gas signs rig agreement for Tilapia field
Independent developer Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) has signed a rig option agreement with Société de Forage Pétroliers (SFP).
A closer look at the West of Shetland’s offshore potential
The oil and gas industry has been active in the West of Shetlands (WoS) area for the last 40 years, with interest in the area and licensing rounds significantly increasing in the past two decades. As the WoS is predominantly a deep-water environment with depths of more than 1,500 metres in places, it has proven challenging for exploration with a complex and less familiar geology and a lack of established infrastructure.
Maersk Drilling wins Norway exploration contract from MOL
Denmark-based drilling rig operator Maersk Drilling has secured a one-well contract for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Interceptor.
Australia’s NOPSEMA orders Equinor to resubmit environmental plan
NOPSEMA has ordered Equinor to resubmit its environmental plan (EP) for its proposed drilling project in the Great Australian Bight.
Aker BP accelerates startup of Norwegian Ærfugl project
Aker BP has announced its decision to proceed with phase 2 of the Ærfugl offshore development project, three years ahead of the original plan.
Aker BP discovers oil south of Gyda field in North Sea
Norwegian oil exploration and development company Aker BP has found minor oil while drilling in the Gyda area in the southern Norwegian North Sea.
Oil majors give Brazil’s much-vaunted offshore auction a wide berth
The Brazilian real dropped by 2.2% on the currency markets on hearing the news of the auction.
SBM Offshore secures Guyana FPSO contract from ExxonMobil subsidiary
SBM Offshore has secured a contract to provide front end engineering and design (FEED) for a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO).
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