Field Development

Unconventional , Field Development , Shale Plays

E&P Plus Regional Report: Midland Basin—Many Opportunities Remain

The Midland Basin, located within the eastern region of the Permian Basin, has seen a steady amount of new E&P activity since 2011.

January 21, 2021

Field Development

Energean’s First Gas from Israeli Fields Faces Possible Delay

Energean said on Jan. 21 there were delays in increasing the workforce building its FPSO vessel in Singapore, which was due to sail to Israel toward the end of the third quarter.

January 21, 2021

Field Development , Subsea

Equinor Awards Wireline Services Deals to Altus, Archer

Altus Intervention AS and Archer Integrated Services AS have been awarded framework contracts on Jan. 19 for supplying integrated wireline services within well intervention to Equinor’s fixed platforms.

January 19, 2021

Field Development , Transactions

Nigeria’s Heirs Holdings Buys 45% of Oilfield OML 17

In a separate statement, TNOG owner Heirs Holdings said it had taken a 45% stake in the field, acquiring the stakes of Shell, Total and Eni.

January 15, 2021

Field Development

Energean Approves Israel Gas Field Development

The Karish North field, which was discovered less than two years ago, is expected to start production in the second half of 2023, the company said in a statement.

January 14, 2021

Field Development

Azerbaijan’s Absheron Gas Field Output Start-up Pushed to 2022

The site is being developed by SOCAR and France’s Total and is part of Azeri plans to become a major gas exporter.

January 13, 2021

Field Development , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

McDermott Lands Engineering Contract for Qatar’s North Field South

The scope of the contract, which will be executed from McDermott's Doha office, includes replicating five offshore wellhead platforms, the company said.

January 7, 2021

Unconventional , Field Development

Sinopec Builds First Phase of New Shale Gas Field in Sichuan

Weirong, located in Neijiang and Zigong cities, is the state energy giant’s second major shale gas development after Fuling.

January 6, 2021

Field Development , Policy & Regulations

Norway Regulator: Equinor Oilfield Development Breaches Safety Rules

The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority listed nine deviations from the rules, including in the reliability of detecting gas leaks and in the configuration of alarm systems.

January 5, 2021

Field Development

Eni, SNOC Start Gas Production at Mahani Field in UAE

SNOC and Italian energy giant Eni announced the discovery of Mahani last year.

January 4, 2021