Safer Barents Sea environment after Goliat network upgrade

Safer Barents Sea environment after Goliat network upgrade

Vår Energi AS has entered into an agreement with Telenor Maritime to equip the Goliat field in the Barents Sea with 2G and 4G networks, improving safety and emergency response capability in the …
Mar 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Singapore-flagged vessel released after being seized off Cameroon

Singapore-flagged vessel released after being seized off Cameroon

A Singapore-flagged oil tanker, which was reported to have been seized by private militiamen in Cameroon last week, has been released. Caption: Crude oil tanker Barents Sea - Image courtesy of Aart van …
Feb 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Battery hybrid Stril Barents in the Barents Sea: Supply vessel with shore power cuts CO2 emissions for Goliat

Battery hybrid Stril Barents in the Barents Sea: Supply vessel with shore power cuts CO2 emissions for Goliat

In November 2018, Vår Energi (formerly Eni Norge) and Simon Møkster Shipping signed an agreement to upgrade the supply vessel Stril Barents in order to reduce CO2 emissions. The upgrade involves the …
Jan 25, 2019 /  Vessels
West Hercules to drill more exploration wells in the Barents Sea

West Hercules to drill more exploration wells in the Barents Sea

Seadrill Norway Operations Limited has been awarded a contract for drilling two exploration wells for Equinor in the Barents Sea by use of the West Hercules rig. Drilling is scheduled to start in the spring of …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Equinor signs contract for improved recovery at Johan Castberg

Equinor signs contract for improved recovery at Johan Castberg

Digital technology developed in Norway will help improve recovery from the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. Equinor has awarded Alcatel Submarine Networks a contract for permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM), …
Sep 4, 2018 /  Curious
Ocean Installer wins Askeladd marine operations contract

Ocean Installer wins Askeladd marine operations contract

Statoil ASA has awarded Ocean Installer a substantial contract for marine operations on the Askeladd project in the Barents Sea. The Askeladd field will be developed with three wells via two new subsea templates that …
Mar 22, 2018 /  Curious
Statoil signs Letter of Intent for the construction of the Johan Castberg hull

Statoil signs Letter of Intent for the construction of the Johan Castberg hull

Statoil is signing a letter of intent with Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters Pte. Ltd in Singapore for the construction of the hull and integrated living quarters for the floating production, storage and offloading …
Nov 10, 2017 /  Vessels
PGS commences combined EM and 3D seismic survey in Barents Harstad Basin

PGS commences combined EM and 3D seismic survey in Barents Harstad Basin

PGS has started acquisition of its latest Barents Sea MultiClient project, building a special portfolio for the Norwegian 24th Round. This combined GeoStreamer and EM survey covers 3000 sq. km in the Harstad Basin. …
Aug 28, 2017 /  Vessels
Statoil hits small gas discovery in Barents Sea

Statoil hits small gas discovery in Barents Sea

Norwegian oil company Statoil has made a small gas discovery in the Blåmann well, between the Snøhvit and Goliat fields, in the Barents Sea off Norway.  Statoil kicked off its offshore …
Jul 17, 2017 /  Curious
Statoil reveals updates on Johan Castberg operation

Statoil reveals updates on Johan Castberg operation

The overall operational support to Johan Castberg will have considerable spinoffs in North Norway. Statoil has, on behalf of the licence partners, decided that the Johan Castberg operation will be supported by a supply …
Jun 26, 2017 /  Curious