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Published Jan 5, 2016

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Exploration extracts

Cairn Energy completes test of SNE-2 appraisal well, offshore Senegal
Cairn Energy has completed testing of the SNE-2 appraisal well offshore Senegal with positive results. Operations have been safely and successfully completed following drilling, coring, logging and drill-stem testing (DST). The well is now being plugged and abandoned. Following this first successful appraisal well...

Carnarvon Petroleum hits condensate rich gas discovery at Roc-1...
Woodside Petroleum discovers gas offshore Myanmar
Buru Energy encounters oil shows at Ungani Far West 1 well
Genel Energy to plug and abandon Aigle-1X exploration well
Lundin makes minor gas discovery on the Finnmark platform
Lundin Petroleum completes the Ørnen exploration well
Petrobras completes two formation tests in Carcará area
Lundin hits oil discovery in Rolvsnes prospect, offshore Norway
Rig market

Karoon Gas Australia contracts Olinda Star semi-submersible drilling rig
Karoon Gas Australia Ltd has executed final agreements with members of the QGOG Constellation S.A. Group to contract the Olinda Star semi submersible drilling rig...

Statoil reports fatality on board COSL rig
Baker Hughes announces weekly rig counts
Transocean declares Shell's early termination of Polar Pioneer...
KCA Deutag sells Ben Loyal Jack-Up drilling unit
Transocean Ltd. announces SIX Swiss Exchange approves delisting
Supplier Contracts

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Egypt
Subsea 7 S.A. has been awarded a sizeable contract by Burullus Gas Company S.A.E. for the platform extension and tie-in on the first phase of the West Nile Delta development...

Wärtsilä to supply extension to Flexicycle power station in Senegal
Tethys Petroleum gets 2-year Kul-Bas contract extension
Fugro awarded survey services for deepwater development at...
Sparrows Group awarded contract for two 500-tonne under-rollers
Forum AMC awarded series of contracts for bucking unit
Cape awarded maintenance contract in Azerbaijan by BP
Pemex extends Fugro offshore geophysical and geotechnical campaign
Company news / Financial

Wintershall says sale of Norway assets to Tellus Petroleum will not be completed
Following a request from Tellus Petroleum, Wintershall has consented to release the company from its obligations under the Sales and Purchase Agreement announced on June 18, 2015...

Tallgrass Energy Partners to acquire additional interest in Pony...
PKN ORLEN complets merger of Kiwi Acquisition with FX Energy
Petrobras concludes sale of interest in Gaspetro
Gazprom’s Board of Directors approves 2016 investment program
GLNG signs gas purchase agreement with AGL Energy
ONGC Videsh and Rosneft confirmed successful cooperation
Serinus Energy signs agreement to sell Ukraine interests
Independent Oil and Gas completes Skipper acquisition
Optimus Seventh Generation sees client numbers double

New energy business

European Energy A/S to sell a wind farm in Germany with a total capacity of 12 MW
European Energy A/S has together with a partner signed a conditional agreement concerning the sale of a wind farm in Germany with a total capacity of 12MW. Buyer of the wind park...

New Wärtsilä power plant to halve carbon emissions at Minnesota utility site


TAQA taps first oil from Cladhan field in North Sea
Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) has got first oil from the new Cladhan field development in the UK North Sea. The field is developed as a subsea tie-back to the TAQA-operated Tern Alpha platform...

Independent Oil and Gas gets extension of Cronx licence
Green Dragon exceeds 2015 exit production rate target of 12.0...
Lukoil exceeds one hundred million tonnes of oil in 2015
Mart Resources releases November 2015 production update
Lundin completes drilling and reclassifies 16/1-25 S well
Empyrean Energy reports third quarter 2015 production from Sugarloaf AMI


Trelleborg’s bend restrictors receive API 17l1 certificate of manufacture approval
Trelleborg’s offshore operation in the UK has been certified for the manufacture of bend restrictors under the American Petroleum Institute’s specification for flexible pipe ancillary...

DNV certified IR windows from IRISS assure reliability & safety at...
Aker Solutions and Saipem to cooperate on subsea projects
The Oil and Gas industry to take on ... challenges @ OGSC 2016
Lockheed Martin commissioned to deliver first stage of major...
Schlumberger executes contract with Statoil for multiclient wide-azimuth deepwater seismic survey

Shipping / Yard News

Keppel Offshore & Marine secures contracts worth S$125 million from repeat customers
Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M)'s local and overseas subsidiaries continue to win strong support from repeat customers by securing four contracts worth a total of about S$125 million. In Singapore, Keppel O&M's wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) secured two conversion contracts...

PETRONAS Floating LNG1 reaches a 95% overall progress
MMA secures platform supply vessel contract with ConocoPhillips
Moore Stephens reports small decline in shipping confidence
Drydocks World completes RIAP on the National Drilling Company’s rig Diyina

General News

NuStar and ConocoPhillips loading their first export cargo of U.S. crude oil
On the heels of the U.S. government's recent lifting of the federal ban on the export of crude oil produced in the United States, NuStar Energy and ConocoPhillips are loading...

PRIX index forecast: No change in global oil exports
Cub Energy comments on Ukraine natural gas royalties rates
Wood Group confirms appointment of CEO
DW Monday: Offshore prospects for 2016
Enterprise Products Partners contracts its first export of US crude...
Rosneft, Oil India and IOC signed a MoU for cooperation onshore the Russian Federation

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