In spite of an industry lull, the business case for subsea gas compression remains strong. Russell McCulley talks to GE scientists about the Ormen Lange subsea compression pilot programme and how lessons gleaned from it are informing the technology’s next steps.
Subsea technology outfit Optime Subsea Services has agreed to merge with fellow Norwegian engineering player Telemark Technologies as the pair join forces to promote a new cost-efficient well intervention and completion solution.
UK independent oil company Premier Oil is poised to award a front-end engineering and design contract early in the new year on its promising Tolmount gas discovery in the UK southern gas basin, writes Rob Watts.
It is victory at last for a major North American pipeline project — the Canadian government’s decision to give the green light to Kinder Morgan’s TransMountain expansion (TMX) brings an end to a series of defeats for developers.
Mozambique's rapid demise from Africa’s go-to upstream hot spot to a country starved of money and beset by corruption is sad to see — but par for the course in many parts of the continent, writes Iain Esau.
The governments of Venezuela and Trinidad & Tobago have signed an agreement that could allow natural gas produced in Venezuela to flow to customers on the island of Trinidad but neither side released key details of the arrangement.