The Building of Edvard Grieg
Monday, February 23, 2015 12:00 AM
The production platform for Edvard Grieg field has moved from the drawing board to reality, and is now beginning to resemble a real offshore platform. At present time more than 4,000 people are occupied with work on the Edvard Grieg development. The larger part can be found at Kvaerner’s yard at Stord where the topside is being assembled and at Aker Solutions yard in Egersund where the process module is being manufactured. Earlier this year the jacket was successfully delivered from Kvaerner Verdal and installed offshore at the field location, whilst the living quarter was delivered to the yard at Stord from Apply Leirvik. When the topside is assembled on to the jacket, the installation will have a total height of 257 metres, including the flare tower. The jacket weighs approximately 14,500 tons, and the topside 21,000 tons.
Maersk Oil - Rig move in Kazakhstan
Friday, February 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Initially, an onshore rig move at Kazakhstan's Dunga field would take over four days to complete, but that time has now been cut in half as this video from Maersk oil shows.
BP Energy Outlook 2035
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 12:00 AM
How much energy do you think the world will need in 2035?
World Oil Forecast 2015
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 12:00 AM
Executive Editor Kurt Abraham offers a sneak preview of the World Oil 2015 Forecast.
How we survived $2/bbl oil - Dr. Sam Avasthi
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:00 AM
Lean and mean companies will weather this current storm, petroleum engineer and consultant Dr. Sam Avasthi says, but commodity cycles are not unique. World Oil sat down with Dr. Avasthi, and he told us how in 1957 at a meeting in the Exxon building in downtown Houston, people wondered when the price of crude oil would go above $3/bbl.
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