Eni Resumes Production at Goliat After Two-Month Shutdown

Eni Norge has resumed oil production on its Goliat floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit in the Barents Sea after the facility was shut for more than two months as it worked to fix electrical safety issues flagged by Norway's offshore regulator. Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority ordered Eni to cease production at the Goliat field on October 5 due to … [Read more...]

Norway Orders Shut Down of Goliat FPSO Due to Electrical Safety Issues

Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority has ordered Eni Norge to immediately shut down production from its Goliat floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit in the Barents Sea after an electric audit of the FPSO revealed potential safety issues. The PSA said order was issued to minimize the ignition threat posed by possibly faulty Ex motors on the Goliat Field, … [Read more...]

Goliat Oil Field Officially Opened in Barents Sea

Italian oil company Eni Norge this week officially inaugurated its Goliat oil field in Norway, marking the first oil field to come on stream in the Barents Sea. The Goliat field is located 55 miles northwest of Hammerfest and is being developed using the largest and most sophisticated floating cylindrical production and storage (FPSO) concept in the world, known as … [Read more...]

Technip Dive Vessel to Work on Standby at Goliat FPSO

Eni Norge AS, operator of the Goliat field located approximately 85 kilometers northwest of Hammerfest, Norway, has been given approval today by the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority to perform manned underwater operations in support of the installation of the Goliat FPSO. ENI spokesperson Andreas Wulff says Technip's Seahunter, a Light Diving Craft, will be utilized, … [Read more...]

WATCH: Goliat FPSO Float-Off from Dockwise Vanguard

Following ENI Norge’s Goliat FPSO platform arrival in Hammerfest, Norway last week from South Korea, a handful of tugs help the unit float-off the submerged deck of the Dockwise Vanguard. The Goliat FPSO is a Seven 1000 design floating production and storage unit built at the Hunydai Heavy Indstustries yard in Ulsan, South Korea. At 107 meters in diameter, a 100,000 … [Read more...]