Daily Archives: August 31, 2016

DONG Picks Steelwind to Build 36 Borkum Riffgrund 2 Foundations

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today DONG Energy has awarded Germany’s Steelwind Nordenham with a contract to manufacture 36 monopiles and transition pieces for the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm. This is not the first time Steelwind Nordenham was contracted by DONG to build foundations for an offshore wind project, but it…

Storm preparations cut Gulf of Mexico production

Rate this article Gulf of Mexico production was down by 312,280 b/d of oil and 360 MMcfd of natural gas at midday Aug. 31 as operators prepared for Tropical Depression No. 9, according to the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal –…

Petrobras, Statoil sign upstream MOU for work offshore Brazil

Rate this article Statoil ASA and Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) have signed a memorandum of understanding to serves as a framework for the evaluation of joint participation in future tenders for exploration areas and the increase of upstream collaboration in producing fields in the Santos and Campos basins offshore Brazil. Read Full Article Here For…

Funding lapses blamed for Libyan output woes

Rate this article Libya’s reconstituted government is receiving blame for failure of oil production to recover from a slump caused by civil war and for the related loss of income. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal – General Interest

OGA issues further contracts to build frontier seismic database

Rate this article The Oil and Gas Authority has awarded two contracts to Schlumberger WesternGeco and DownUnder Geosolutions, in collaboration with Geopartners Ltd., to supply around 15,000 km (9,320 mi) of reprocessed multi-client 2D seismic data in six areas around the UKCS. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore RSS Feed

BSEE labels subsea bolt, connector failures a ‘high priority’

Rate this article About 70 individuals from the offshore industry, government, academia, and environmental organizations recently gathered in Washington, D.C. to discuss the reliability of bolts, connectors, and other fastener systems used in safety equipment for oil and gas operations. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore RSS Feed

PSA moves forward with Goliat investigation

Rate this article In light of the most recent power outage on the Goliat FPSO, Norway’s Petroleum and Safety Authority has confirmed to Offshore that it has moved forward in ordering an investigation. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore RSS Feed