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May 06, 2024
Optime Subsea's second-generation ROCS has gradually become the new industry standard for well completion operations. Because it has eliminated the need for the umbilical, which traditionally connects the surface to the seabed for controlling the tubing hanger in subsea well completions, and the associated topside hydraulic control unit.
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May 03, 2024
The North Sea Transition Authority has announced the allocation of 31 new oil and gas licenses, marking a significant step towards reinforcing energy security in the UK, says Offshore Energies UK (OEUK).
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May 01, 2024
The 23-month contract, part of the Elgin-Franklin Flare Gas Recovery System Project, will redirect gas that would have previously been flared through a new compressor system offshore to be treated and then reused.
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April 30, 2024
The offshore oil and gas field is estimated to hold about 24 MMboe and will be tied back to the Brage platform, which started production in 1993.
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April 25, 2024
PBS has secured an extension to its General Maintenance and Operations Contract (GMOC) awarded by TotalEnergies in 2020 to cover its offshore assets in the North Sea.
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April 23, 2024
Additionally, 7 of 8 sanctioned projects with start-up’s by end-2025 are more than 50% complete. Finally, it’s recent offshore oil discovery at Ringhorne North in the Balder Area is expected to contribute to the company’s overall production.
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April 23, 2024
The combination will immediately create an enlarged and stronger combined group with 2024 production greater than 100,000 boed and the underlying potential to organically grow to 150,000 boed by the early 2030s.
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April 22, 2024
Hanz was discovered in 1997. After the delivery of the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Ivar Aasen area, which included the Hanz development, the project matured an optimized development solution by re-using subsea production systems (SPS) from the Jette field. It is the first time that production equipment has been re-used in a new field development on the NCS.
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April 17, 2024
The latest Ringhorne North exploration well in PL 956 was successful with estimated recoverable resources of between 13 and 23 MMbbl of oil.
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April 16, 2024
Once completed, the N05-A Platform will be the first electrified gas production platform in the North Sea, which will run entirely on offshore renewable energy from the nearby Riffgat offshore wind farm.
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April 11, 2024
BlueNord, on behalf of its partners in the Danish Underground Consortium, announced that gas processing and export from the Tyra Satellite Herald field on the Danish Continental Shelf has begun.
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April 10, 2024
At the end of Q1 2024, Electromagnetic Geoservices had one vessel on charter, the Atlantic Guardian. The Atlantic Guardian was taken out of warm stack on Feb. 29, 2024, and began mobilization for a fully prefunded multi-client survey in the North Sea.
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April 10, 2024
A subsidiary of Shelf Drilling (North Sea), Ltd. has secured a contract extension for the Shelf Drilling Barsk jack-up rig with Equinor for operations at the Gudrun field in the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
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April 08, 2024
The field is expected to come on stream during the first half of 2027 and is anticipated to operate until 2031 with potential for extension. Plateau oil production is estimated at around 26,000 boed and is expected within the first year of production.
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April 04, 2024
All installations on the Utsira High are now receiving power from shore, saving emissions amounting to about 1.2 million tonnes of CO₂ per year.
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April 01, 2024
The scope of work on Åsgard A covers the recovery of two risers, installation of one new riser and flexible jumper and engineering, procurement, and installation of GRP Covers to protect the jumper. Offshore operations are schedule for fall 2024.
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March 26, 2024
Right across the UK, the existing oil and gas supply chain already has 60%-80% of the capabilities needed to develop these new energy technologies. But current policy and political rhetoric present serious challenges to these firms’ ambitions to scale up and seize these opportunities.
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March 25, 2024
The Norwegian Offshore Directorate announced that it has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for exploration well 24/6-5 in production license 203 in Norwegian North Sea.
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March 22, 2024
At plateau, the Tyra hub will produce 5.7 MMcmg and 22,000 bopd, once again making Denmark self-sufficient and a net exporter of natural gas.
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March 21, 2024
Heisenberg, a new shallow play in the northern part of the Norwegian North Sea, is now estimated to hold recoverable volumes in the range of 24 to 56 MMboe.
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March 19, 2024
ASCO will leverage its service lines from quayside operations, materials management, ship agency, road transport, aviation and environmental services including Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM).
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