Dutch contractor Heerema Marine Contractors has completed another decommissioning activity related to an offshore platform, which was removed from the waters off the UK after 45 years, using the world’s largest crane vessel, Sleipnir.
Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has made a minor oil and gas discovery near its operated Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea offshore Norway and will consider tying the discovery into this field. This comes only weeks after another oil discovery was made in the area.
Following the crossing of the Suez Canal last Friday, the Energean Power FPSO has arrived on location in Israel and hook-up and commissioning operations are expected to begin immediately. However, Lebanon has warned Israel against any activity in the area as it believes the gas field is located within disputed waters.
Following discussions with its joint venture (JV) partner, UK-based Hurricane Energy has decided to give up another licence in the Greater Warwick Area (GWA) on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), believing that economic development cannot be carried out within the remaining term of this licence.
UK-headquartered IOG plc is looking forward to a phased increase to double the output at its Saturn Banks Project – Phase 1, located in the UK sector of the North Sea, after restoring the production following modifications to the terminal operated by Perenco (UK) Limited (PUK).