Newscap week 49

Published Dec 3, 2013

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Exploration extracts

Cobalt confirms significant pre-salt discovery at its Lontra #1 well, offshore Angola
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. confirmed that it has successfully tested its previously announced Lontra #1 Pre-salt discovery well in...

Canacol Energy encounters 133 feet of net oil pay in the Leono 1...
Tangiers Petroleum provides update on the Tarfaya Block in...

Manitok Energy announces the first Quirk Creek well test result
Central Petroleum increase expenditure for Stage 1 exploration...
Pan Pacific provides Vietnam Block 07/03 appraisal drilling update
North Sea Energy awarded new blocks in the UK North Sea
Rig market

Latest state of the art drilling rig arrives in Cromarty Firth
The world’s newest jack-up drilling rig, PROSPECTOR 1, arrived in the Cromarty Firth on 26 November 2013, after a two-month journey from its...

Seadrill Limited changes Executive Officer
Royal approval for Lloyd's Register Energy - Drilling UK
Enteq Upstream merges XXT & KMS Services to form Enteq Drilling
Oilex secures Essar rig for drilling Cambay-77H
Supplier Contracts

MacGregor subsea crane package ordered for Canadian construction project
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new subsea crane contract that will see the load handling specialist...

Cape awarded second Wheatstone Project contract
INPEX awards key contract to Asset Guardian Solutions, Scotland
IKM Subsea awarded ROV contract by Jumbo Offshore
Topaz Energy and Marine wins US$ 100 million BP contracts
Vallianz awarded chartering contracts in the Middle East
Wood Group GTS awarded Frame agreement for ECOMAX and...
Company news / Financial
Statoil CEO: Oil and gas is part of the sustainable energy future
"We have to live with fossil fuels as the dominant part of the energy mix for decades," says Statoil president and CEO Helge Lund at the 2013 Autumn Conference. "The big question is therefore how to make production cleaner than today, and make consumption more efficient..."

OER update on the acquisition of ConocoPhillips Nigerian...
Petrominerales announces successful completion of acquisition...
ATP, Goldman Sachs funds and PFA to invest in DONG Energy
MAN Diesel & Turbo acquires ELCA Engineering
Origin Energy signs gas supply agreement with QGC
Jee staff numbers to double In Aberdeen
Dron & Dickson subsidiary Totus Energy awarded Ex assembly...

New energy business

Minesto wins international
‘industry pioneer’
tidal energy award

Minesto has won the Industry Pioneer Award at the International Tidal Energy Summit in London. Minesto was awarded the prize for having proved that it is ...


Eni signs production sharing agreement with the Ukrainian government
Eni has signed a Production Sharing Agreement with the Ukrainian government, represented by the Minister of Energy Eduard Stavytsky, in the presence of...

Atlantic Petroleum provides November 2013 operations update
Interra Resources: South Sumatran oil well ups Group output with...

Terrace Energy adds additional acreage to its STS Olmos project
North Energy announces operatorship/shares in PL 509S and...
Samson Oil & Gas provide operational advisory
Range Resources provides update on Trinidad operations
Nordic Energy provides technical update on Licence 1/13 in the...
Cameron provides update on Chevron Rosebank award


EV Launches Innovative New Video Technology
EV, a specialist in downhole video technology, has launched its Optis HD Electric line camera to the well intervention market, which...

ERHC Energy reveals early positive results from airborne FTG...
Clariant Mining Solutions opens Applied Research Center in Brazil
FoundOcean wins Energy Institute technology award for its Super...
CGG completes airborne survey of Eagle Ford Shale
Schlumberger Introduces new generation multiphase Flowmeter
Enventure marks 1,500 solid expandable tubular installations in...
Aker Solutions develops casing stabilizer arm for Tubular Handling

Shipping / Yard News

Dubai Maritime City announces partnership with SalMar ASA
Dubai Maritime City announced its partnership with SalMar ASA, a major Norwegian salmon farming company. The Dubai Cooperative Society for...

ITIC warning for ship managers on unsuitable cargoes
Damen Shipyards Group opens first Service Hub in Australia
Oil tankers remain at anchorage at Qingdao Port following...
Unique Seaflex swift to support Saipem

General News

Recommending Mongstad for Johan Sverdrup oil export
The partners have unanimously decided to recommend landing of oil from the Johan Sverdrup field at Mongstad...

SPE Aberdeen 2013-2014 student bursaries now open for...
RasGas celebrates record safety milestone
GeoPark awarded two new hydrocarbon blocks in Brazil bid round
Atlantic Petroleum announces further four licences offered for...
Bureau Veritas Issues First SEMS Certificate
19-year-old violinist receives scholarship worth NOK 1 million

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