Newscap week 41

Published Oct 8, 2013

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Successful flow test of Gohta confirms new oil discovery in Barents Sea
Lundin Petroleum, through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway), is pleased to announce the flow test rate of the previously announced...

Max announces successful drilling results in the Eskene North...
Otto Energy provides GALOC-5H and GALOC-6H drilling update
Beach Energy spuds Butlers-7 well
Kinetiko Energy spuds first of three new pilot wells
Parkmead Group's Pharos exploration well commences drilling
Total acquires offshore exploration interests in South Africa
Rig market

Northern offshore orders two Jackups for delivery in 2016
Northern Offshore, Ltd. says that two of its subsidiaries have executed contracts for the construction of two LeTourneau Super 116E Class jackup drilling rigs, with...

Baker Hughes announces September 2013 rig counts
Supplier Contracts

Fugro commences multidisciplinary project to support development of significant presalt block
Under a contract recently awarded by Repsol Sinopec Brasil, Fugro is to provide geophysical, geotechnical and metocean services to support the development of...

Dolphin wins first 2014 North Sea contract
Technip and MMHE confirm their support to PETRONAS for the...
GE to provide... turbomachinery equipment for Russia's Yamal LNG
Kentz wins support services contract for Canadian SAGD operation
CGG wins major marine seismic contract
Prysmian Group signs major contracts with Brazilian Petrobras
Company news / Financial

Petrobras to increase production to keep up investments
Petrobras announced recently that the company plans to increase production by fifty percent in a bid to emerge from its current financial difficulties. The oil giant desperately needs funds to keep up with investment projections and to compensate for losses due to...

Prysmian Group opens new production facility in Rybinsk, Russia
Crestwood unitholders approve merger with Inergy
Calfrac Well Services closes acquisition
Reef Subsea secures decommissioning contract in North Sea
Emerson Process Management acquires Enardo
Goldman Sachs, ATP and PFA to invest DKK 11 B in DONG Energy

New energy business

Van Oord contracts Damen for DP2 cable-laying vessel for offshore wind farm construction
Van Oord has ordered a new cable-laying vessel. The ship will be built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania and will be completed at the end of 2014...

Gas-powered “Blue Corridor” rally to cross nine countries
GE driving natural gas vehicle adoption in Canada
Availon wins Vattenfall's wind farm maintenance contract


Dragon Oil provides drilling and production update
Dragon Oil plc publishes an update on the wells completed in the Cheleken Contract Area in Turkmenistan in the third quarter of 2013 and production numbers for...

Anadarko Petroleum provides update on Wattenberg area
Shelton's successful fracking program increases well productivity...
Terrace announces another 1,000 boepd well on its STS Olmos...
PetroShale provides update on operational activities
Atlantic Petroleum provides operations update September 2013
Caracal Energy announces first oil shipments from the Badila field
Shell produces first oil from Phase 2 of Parque das Conchas...
Parallel Energy Trust announces record nine month production


Searcher and Dolphin commence Maud Basin South 3D seismic survey
Searcher Seismic, in association with Dolphin Geophysical, has commenced on the new 3,143km2 3D SHarp BroadBand Multi-Client seismic survey in the Maud...

Aquatic introduces powerful new modular carousel system
TDW Introduces Novel Remote-controlled Pipeline Clamp Instal...
ARK CLS launches GeoDataSync
SeeByte presented with VIPS Innovation Award

Shipping / Yard News

BINCO contracts Damen for seven workboats
A special contract signing ceremony between Bin Nowiran for Trading & Contacting Co-(BINCO) (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) and Damen Shipyards Group (The Netherlands) has taken place on October 1st, 2013 during the Seatrade Middle East Workboat & Offshore...

EMGS provides vessel activity for the third quarter 2013

General News

Enterprise Products Partners to build second LPG export facility
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. announced the construction of a new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) export terminal on the Gulf Coast. The facility will have the...

Finalists for the 2013 global oil & gas safety awards unveiled
SPE: Offshore Achievement Awards open for entries
Decommissioning Body elects new Directors
Contango Oil & Gas and Crimson Exploration closes merger
Wireline Engineering first venture into the Nigerian rental market...
Vast Exploration terminates farm-out agreement in Colombia

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