Newscap week 11

Published Mar 10, 2015

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

BP makes second significant gas discovery in Egypt's East Mediterranean Sea
BP Egypt has made another important gas discovery in the North Damietta Offshore Concession in the East Nile Delta. The 'Atoll-1'...

Tap Oil awarded two Australian exploration permits
Santos to abandon the Hides F1 well exploration well
Rockhopper Exploration spuds 14/15-5 well
VAALCO Energy commences drilling on Block 5, offshore Angola
Titan Energy finds success in Ward #1 drilling
Lundin spuds exploration well on the Morkel prospect
Rig market

Baker Hughes announces February 2015 rig counts
Baker Hughes Incorporated announced today that the international rig count for February 2015 was 1,275, up 17 from the 1,258 counted...

Lamprell delivers second jack-up rig for India's Greatship Group
Rockhopper Exploration's Eirik Raude has arrived in the North Falkland Basin
Supplier Contracts

N-Sea completes industry first subsea repair operation
N-Sea has utilised the world’s first wet repair habitat to complete an in-situ subsea cable repair. The habitat was developed by Moyle Interconnector Ltd as part of the...

Bestobell Marine receives third order in past 12 months
Atlas Copco Rental contributes to Wanapum Dam repairs
Churchill Drilling Tools delivers first HyPR HoleSaver stuck pipe...
Technip awarded major contract to supply flexible pipes in Brazil
IKM Ocean Design awarded Johan Sverdrup SURF Detail Engineering and Services
Company news / Financial

Statoil to delay development of Johan Castberg, Snorre 2040 projects
The licensees in the Johan Castberg and Snorre 2040 licences have decided to spend more time on the projects. “Castberg and Snorre 2040 are two major and important projects in our portfolio, and it is important that we find sound and robust development...

Aleator Energy completes registration of new Crimean subsidiary
Ferguson Group Australia celebrate success of latest services at...
MATCOR, Inc. acquired by Brand Energy & Infrastructure
Golar LNG and Rosneft sign MoU for FLNG cooperation
Northern Petroleum signs Cascina Alberto farm-out agreement...
Lukoil provides financial results for 2014
Western Gas acquires Anadarko's interest in Delaware Basin JV
GE opens new dedicated Oil & Gas facility in Broome to support subsea projects

New energy business

SunEdison becomes first renewable energy company to offer solar, wind, and energy storage
SunEdison has acquired the energy storage project origination team, project pipeline, and subject to customary consents and assignments...

VPower begins delivering power to Myanmar National Grid
Solar3D declares pricing of public offering of units and listing on NASDAQ


Qinhuangdao 32-6 comprehensive adjustment project commences production
CNOOC Limited says that its Qinhuangdao 32-6 comprehensive adjustment project has commenced production. The Qinhuangdao 32-6 oilfield is located at the central north...

AWE Limited confirm 18.5 million mmscf/d maximum flow rate...
Bellatrix Exploration announces growth to 250 million boe in...
Lundin recommence production at Brynhild, ramp-up phase...
Interra spuds CHK 1197 development well in Myanmar’s Chauk...
Wintershall takes over Vega operatorship from Statoil
Exxon Mobil Corporation to add new oil and gas production


Kongsberg Maritime delivers welding cameras for remote pipeline repair system
Kongsberg Maritime Camera Group has designed, manufactured & delivered a new underwater video camera for use on an advanced subsea Remote Pipeline Repair System (RPRS). The cameras are specifically designed to monitor the welding arc and welding pass in an unmanned hyperbaric welding habitat, when operating to depths of 1,500msw...

CNL Software and Candid Security Solutions partner for major...
Safran Software partner with Absoft, to optimise project
Trelleborg completes portfolio of tool and mold manufacture...
Availon announces strong growth in Vestas turbines O&M servicing

Shipping / Yard News

Drydocks World to fabricate components for the Johan Sverdrup Riser Platform Jacket
Drydocks World has been awarded the contract from Kvaerner to carry out the fabrication of components on the Johan Sverdrup...

Statoil orders new emergency vessel for the Mariner field
Safety contract success on the Vette FPSO project

General News

A challenging climate for oil spill response
The world of oil spill preparedness and response changed dramatically in 2010 following the events in the Gulf of Mexico, resulting in a global spotlight being placed on prevention and regulation. Industry responded with improved processes for...

AWE Limited's Pateke-4H subsea tie-back project under way in...
“Egypt oil and gas, plenty more to discover”
Tendeka celebrates 10,000 FloSure AICD installations globally
Caley and Umbilicals International to offer Integrated Intervention...
ESI International to ensure effective project management in oil...
Tracerco wins industry award for advertising campaign
Red7Marine Offshore expands into the North Sea decommissioning market

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