Newscap week 11

Published Mar 11, 2014

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Petrobras confirms discovery of good quality oil in Transfer of Rights area
Petrobras has completed drilling two wells located in the Transfer of Rights area, at Santos Basin. Results have confirmed the discovery of good quality oil in the pre-salt reservoirs referred to as Florim and Entorno de Iara...

Byron Energy provides update on SM6#1 well
Tethys Petroleum successful first gas well of 2014 programme
Norwest Energy completes well test at Arrowsmith-2
Oil discovered in Pateke-4H development well
Faroe Petroleum makes discovery at the Pil well in the Norwegian...
Jura Energy announces gas discovery in Giddy Block
Pan Pacific provides update on Pateke-4H appraisal drilling
RWE Dea Norge commences drilling at Titan (PL420)
Rig market

Songa Offshore provides update on February fleet
Songa Venus achieved an operational efficiency of 100% and an earnings efficiency of 98% during the month...

Baker Hughes announces February 2014 rig counts
Archer secures modular rig contract in the UK
Tower Resources confirms the Rowan Renaissance drillship...
Nido's Balqis-1 reaches Total Depth at 2,109.2 metres
Supplier Contracts

Technip wins Jangkrik subsea package in Indonesia
Technip has been awarded a major(1) subsea contract by Eni Muara Bakau B.V. (Eni) the Operator of the Muara...

SeaBird Exploration announces contract award in the Asia Pacific...
Esso Angola awards Welltec a direct contract for services in West...
Lubbers Transport Group signs £3million contract with Centrica
Fugro provides current measurements for Statoil pipeline...
SGS technical supervision for Pemex Refinery
McDermott awarded subsea cable installation contract for...
Technip awarded contract to provide onshore FEED in Scotland
Jacobs awarded contract by BP for development of Khazzan...
Company news / Financial

BP to form separate business to manage US Lower 48 Onshore oil and gas assets
BP announced its intention to establish a separate business to manage its onshore oil and gas assets in the US Lower 48...

Rooster Energy to acquire Cochon Properties, LLC, and Morrison...
BP acquires full ownership of Indonesian PTA Joint Venture
LUX Assure strengthens ties in USA with service agreement
PETRONAS signs new LNG supply agreements with CPC...
Ring Energy closes Permian Basin acreage acquisition
Independent Oil and Gas signs agreement to acquire Block 48/22a
Tendeka secures new AICD supply agreement in Beijing
Wellsite Rental Services announces company formation

New energy business

Bureau Veritas and LM Wind Power join forces on certification of wind turbine blades
Bureau Veritas, testing, inspection and certification provider, has announced the signing of a framework agreement with LM Wind Power, supplier of components and services to the wind industry...

Consortium appointed to deliver study to cut costs of offshore wind


Iona Energy announces production increase
Iona Energy Inc. has announced an operational update related to its Huntington Oil Field located in the ...

Otto Energy provides an update on the Galoc oil field reserves in...
Basic Energy Services reports selected operating data for February
SacOil provides an update on its on-going operational activities...
DeeThree Exploration organically grows year end reserves by 95%
BPZ Energy reports production from new Albacora A-19D well
Petrobras provides oil and natural gas production in January
Arabella Exploration began production on Jackson #1H at the...


Schlumberger Introduces New Rotary Steerable System
Schlumberger has launched the PowerDrive Orbit rotary steerable system (RSS). The new RSS expands the operating envelope of rotary steerable technology by extending system life, delivering precise directional control, and...

Unique System (UK) to showcase monitoring system at...
Sercel’s QuietSeis sensor demonstrates ultra-quiet performance
Royale Energy completes North Slope seismic acquisition
Proserv unveils game-changing technology for subsea intelligence
COMESA adopts Paradigm software to support its expansion...
Wärtsilä environmental seal systems allow mineral oil to be used...
CGG completes airborne geomapping program for Benin...

Shipping / Yard News

Wärtsilä's AQUARIUS UV Ballast Water Management System certified for hazardous onboard areas
Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading provider of innovative products, solutions and services, has announced that its...

Stateside success continues for Bibby Subsea
Seaway Heavy Lifting orders OCTOPUS-Onboard for Stanislav...
Start fabrication of Marathon Alba B3 platform at HFG Polska

General News

Fugro upgrades its electric ROV simulators
Fugro is launching a significant upgrade to its electric ROV pilot training simulators at Oceanology International 2014. Most observation-class ROVs and many light work-class ROVs are electrical-based systems. With the introduction of a new electric ROV control pod...

Wick Phillips wins oil and gas appeal against Chesapeake
Another potential catastrophe on the horizon
Petrel Resources issued Frontier exploration licences in Irish...
DNV GL triples the size of its new laboratory in Singapore
Maersk Training launches two new offshore emergency courses
‘Ground investigation specialist of the year’ amongst three award nominations for Fugro

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