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Ithaca to be Appointed Operator of Alon D License

Further to the provisions of Section 7.7 of the Partnership’s periodic report for 2017 which was released on March 21, 2018 (ref. no.: 2018-01-022209) (the “Periodic Report”) regarding the 367/Alon D license (the “Alon License” or the “Petroleum Asset”), the Partnership respectfully updates as follows:As of the date of the…


4Subsea Acquires Astori

4Subsea announced the acquisition of Astori AS, a Norwegian provider of subsea control systems for well intervention operations. Their automation and control technology ties into 4Subsea’s portfolio of decision support solutions for operators.Astori delivers unique subsea control systems for simplified XT installations that can operate all types of XTs from…


TechnipFMC Awarded a Significant Subsea Contract for the Equinor Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Development

TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant(1) Subsea contract by Equinor for the Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 development, located in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea at a water depth of 120 meters.The contract covers the delivery and installation of the subsea production system including integrated template structures, manifolds, tie-in…


Petroleum Safety Authority Norway Audit of Equinor – Snorre Expansion Project

The audit was conducted on 5 and 6 February 2019.ObjectiveThe objective of the audit was to ensure that fabrication of the subsea Christmas tree for the Snorre expansion project complied with the company’s own requirements and requirements in the regulations. A sub-goal was to follow up how the project is…


The Oil and Gas Authority Announce Registration Open to Attend NorEx 2019

Collaboration and Innovation – Stimulating Exploration Activity in Southern North Sea - Venue: Norfolk Showground, Norwich - Date: 16th May 2019 - Cost: Free - To register click hereThe objective of NorEX 2019 is to promote the exploration potential in the SNS and signpost to explorers where these opportunities might…


Island Wellserver Continues to work for Equinor

Island Offshore and TIOS will continue as supplier of light well intervention services (LWI) for Equinor, with a new agreement signed for the use of Island Wellserver. The vessel has been working for Equinor, former Statoil, since April 2009, and by commencement of the new contract in 2020 Island Wellserver…


Siccar Point Energy Spuds Blackrock Exploration Well

Siccar Point Energy has commenced its 2019 drilling campaign with the spudding of an exploration well at the Blackrock prospect.The campaign, using Diamond Offshore’s Ocean Great White semi-submersible rig, is expected to take around five months and also includes the Lyon exploration prospect North of Shetland.Located 140 km north-west of…


Shearwater GeoServices Awarded Acquisition and Processing Contract in Turkey

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS announced the award of a seismic acquisition and depth processing contract by Türkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortaklığı (TPAO).The survey contract covers an area of 2200 sqkm and includes fast track processing, followed by full time and depth processing. Work will commence in Q2 2019 and will be…


Oda Field on Stream almost Five Months Ahead of Plan

The Oda field is Spirit Energy’s first development as operator on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. When the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the field was submitted to the authorities in November 2016, production start was scheduled for 1 August 2019 and total investment costs were estimated at 5.4*…


Hook-up of FPSO at the Lancaster Field

Hurricane Energy plc provided an operational update in relation to the Early Production System development of the Lancaster field.The Aoka Mizu FPSO arrived at the Lancaster field on 17 March 2019 and successfully hooked-up to the turret mooring system buoy on the morning of 19 March 2019. The vessel is…


Gas and Oil Discovery Northwest of the Bøyla Field in the North Sea - 24/9-14 S and 24/9-14 A

Aker BP ASA, operator of production licence 869, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 24/9-14 S and a horizontal appraisal well, 24/9-14 A.Appraisal well 24/9-14 A was drilled 2650 metres northeast of wildcat well 24/9-14 S.The wells were drilled about 4 kilometres northwest of the Bøyla field and 225…


Aker Solutions becomes Airborne Oil & Gas Shareholder

Aker Solutions has been added to strategic shareholder base of Airborne Oil & Gas as the company aims to further strengthen, integrate and diversify its range of thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) solutions for the international subsea sector.The Norway-based company joins Airborne Oil & Gas’ shareholder base of Chevron Technology Ventures,…


UGL (CIMIC Group) Secures $190M Karratha Gas Plant Contract

UGL, as part of a joint venture, has been awarded a new contract for services on the Woodside Energy Limited operated Karratha Gas Plant (KGP).The new contract works will generate additional revenue to UGL of approximately $190 million, and includes two further multi-year extension options. UGL has provided services at…


SeaRobotics Corporation launches the SR-ENDURANCE 7.0

SeaRobotics Corporation, announced the successful completion of its factory acceptance testing of its new entry into the Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV) Workboat market with the SR-Endurance 7.0 meter system. The system is optimized for sonar research through the utilization of an optionally manned helm configuration and a serial diesel electric…


Incat Crowther: MH-O & Co 39m Multipurpose Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) Delivered

Incat Crowther announced the delivery of the 39m Multipurpose Crew Transfer Vessels MHO Gurli and MHO Esbjerg. The vessels were built by PT Bintang Timur Samudera in Indonesia and delivered to MH-O & Co to be operated for Orsted in their Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.The vessels, designed by…


Jumbo Wins Offshore Subsea Decommissioning Project in North Sea

Jumbo has been awarded an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea by TAQA Energy BV, involving the removal, transportation and disposal of three subsea protection domes and piles.The removal operation will take place in the offshore series of fields located in the P15 block 35km North West of Hoek…


Equinor Given Consent for use of the Facilities at Trestakk

The Trestakk field is in the Norwegian Sea, 20 kilometres south of Åsgard. The field is under development and production is scheduled to start in 2019.The development solution is a subsea template with four well slots and a satellite well, tied to the Åsgard A facility for processing and gas…


Cooper Energy: Sole Gas Project Update

Cooper Energy advised installation and testing of the 67 km control umbilical connecting the Sole gas field with the Orbost Gas Plant has been completed. This milestone marks completion of the offshore construction phase of the Sole Gas Project, free of lost time injuries and within budget.The only work remaining…


Apache Submits Nevis NL Wellhead Structure Decommissioning Plan

Apache's Decommissioning Programme can be found here.


DEME Offshore Announces Moray East Wind Farm Tier One Suppliers

DEME Offshore, formerly GeoSea, has announced the selection of Tier One suppliers for its Moray East offshore windfarm foundation contract, many of which are based in the UK.The 950 MW wind farm is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd (MOWEL) which is a joint venture company owned by…