Newscap week 42

Published Oct 15, 2013

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Lundin Petroleum completes Sverdrup exploration well
Lundin Petroleum AB, through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway), announces the completion of wildcat well 6608/2-1S. The well was drilled in...

Kallisto recovers oil from Crossfield 16-26 Elkton test
Cue Energy provides Manaia-2 progress report # 1
ROC completes seismic campaign of 09/05, Bohai Bay, China
TAG Oil provides Cardiff-3 deep well drilling update
Sterling Resources provides Breagh well A06 test results
Rig market

Maersk Drilling's first ultra deepwater drillship named Maersk Viking
Maersk Drilling's first ultra deepwater drillship was named Thursday morning in a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea...

Nido to commence Indonesian drilling program in November 2013
Seadrill Limited sells the tender rig T-16 to Seadrill Partners LLC
Seadrill - settlement agreement and 18 month extension for semi...
Blue Energy readies for drilling promising Queensland oil project
Supplier Contracts

Statoil frame agreement award for AGR consultancy
A major frame agreement for drilling and well technology consultancy manpower has been awarded by Statoil to AGR Consultancy in Norway...

BMT to upgrade mis/mas systems for Shell TLP fleet
Significant contract win continues Optimus Seventh Generation...
Texas Gulf Energy wins piping fabrication job
Plexus Holdings secures additional well order from Centrica
Alu Design and Oceaneering strike long-term deal for Commander
Company news / Financial

Ramboll acquires oil and gas consultancy in the world’s oil capital
On 1 October 2013, Ramboll acquired Excel Engineering Inc., an American engineering consultancy within the oil and gas industry based in Houston, Texas....

Vermilion Energy closes Netherlands acquisition
New Standard increases net acreage in Laurel project
Crestwood expands Bakken shale footprint with acquisition of...
Proserv boss scoops consecutive Entrepreneur of the Year award
Twin Butte Energy to acquire private oil producer
AxFlow Norway acquires OE Solutions & Safe Supply
Lundin receives Petronas approval for the Bertam field dev. plan

New energy business

Final Dogger Bank offshore survey marks end of four year campaign
The final survey needed for offshore wind energy developer Forewind to complete its planned applications for the development of the Dogger Bank Zone begins this week. The survey concludes the most extensive study of an offshore area by a wind energy developer ever undertaken...

Solar Energy UK 2013: REC showcases new innovative cell...
Tata Steel moves into new frontiers with launch of solar ground...

FuelCell Energy Solutions announces delivery of German-Made...


RWE Dea UK starts production from the Breagh gas field
RWE Dea UK has started gas production from the Breagh gas field located in the UK Southern North Sea. The first three wells brought into production had an initial total flow...

Saratoga announces resumption of production after storm related...
DNO sets new production record of 32,500 barrels per day at...
Recovery Energy provides update on its Wattenberg South prospect
Parex Resources provides Trinidad update
Octagon 88 spuds Elkton Erosional Edge production well...
Southcross Energy Partners provides South Texas update


New Synergi Pipeline software enables GIS integration
DNV GL Software’s new release of Synergi Pipeline software includes Geographic Information System (GIS) integration, providing pipeline operators better analyses...

Churchill Drilling Tools celebrates deployment of DAV at record...
Ocean Signal presents range of products for commercial market...
CGG launches MULTIPULSE Airborne Survey Technology
Kongsberg Maritime - new laser based position reference system
CGG completes a second BroadSeis multi-client survey offshore...
The new FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D X 330

Shipping / Yard News

Drydocks World receives HSE Award
Drydocks World received the Award for the Health Safety and Environment Project (HSE) of the Year at the fourth Oil & Gas Middle East Awards hosted by...

Blue Water Shipping part of comprehensive FPSO projects
Fairmount Fuji assisted Saipem in Congolese waters
CNL Software and Prodar Partner to provide Integrated Port and Maritime Security

General News

Workstrings International Celebrates Norway facility opening
Oil and gas industry rental equipment provider, Aberdeen based Workstrings International Ltd, a Superior Energy Services company, celebrates the opening of its...

Finalists for Platts’ First Energy “Asia CEO of the Year” Award
CORRE operating partner finalizing Kuwait pilot project
Centek US plant gains API accreditation
Baker Hughes announces third quarter 2013 well count
Bilfinger Salamis UK celebrates 40th anniversary
Opening of Fugro’s expanded soils testing laboratory

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