Newscap week 14

Published Apr 1, 2014

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

More success in Espírito Santo in Brazil
Statoil has received formal approval to enter the São Bernardo discovery in Espírito Santo. The discovery further...

Statoil granted drilling permit for well 16/2-19 A in PL 265
Ophir Energy announces Myanmar licence award
Chevron acquires shallow water acreage Offshore Myanmar
Salamander Energy to suspend West Kerendan-1 exploration well
BG Group enters new exploration basin, offshore Myanmar
Icon Energy's Etty-1 unconventional gas well reaches total depth
Statoil awarded exploration acreage offshore Myanmar
Rig market

Maersk Drilling names the world’s largest jack-up rig
In a ceremony held at the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore, Karen Tiffen, wife of Martin Tiffen, Managing Director of Total E&P Norge AS, had the honour of naming the ultra harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk...

Baker Hughes weekly rig counts
Supplier Contracts

Plexus signs £0.9m well order with Centrica Plc
Plexus Holdings PLC has received an additional purchase order ('PO') from Centrica Plc ('Centrica') to supply...

Karsten Moholt AS Signs Agreement with Shell
Dolphin secures 4 months 3D seismic contract in East Africa
DOF Subsea awarded positioning services contract extension
Singapore project marks first for Aberdeen maritime consultancy
Fugro awarded three year contract by Murphy Sabah Oil
Deepocean awarded major trenching contract
Company news / Financial

DNV GL increases ownership stake in StormGeo
DNV GL increases ownership stake in StormGeo, a global provider of weather-based decision support services. Private equity group Reiten and TV2 have sold majority shares to EQT Mid Market...

Ecopetrol continues to grow in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico
£2.5million investment in new offshore engineering facility in...
Empire Oil & Gas withdraws from EP 437 joint venture
Swissco inks agreement to acquire Scott and English Energy
Clariant and PETRONAS sign licensing collaboration
S&P revises Petrobras rating maintaining Investment Grade


CNOOC Limited's production and reserve volumes hit another record high
CNOOC Limited announced its annual results for the year ended December 31, 2013. In 2013, the Company continued to increase...

Husky production at the Liwan Gas project in the South China Sea
LUKOIL has started commercial production at the West Qurna-2...
Argent Energy Trust provides operational update
VAALCO Energy provides an update on recent activities
Suroco Energy forecasts a 71% increase in production with 2014 program


New machining solution from Hydratight
Joint integrity specialist Hydratight has added the 2250P boring bar capable of covering a range of 2.5in. to 24in. diameter and lengths of up to 12ft., to its range of boring bar tools. Many of the design and performance elements of the 2250P have been inspired by the larger capacity field...

Applus+ to open new facility in Bryne
Dolphin mobilising Sanco Sword for the Barents Sea
New heavy duty air operated hoists added to J D Neuhaus range
Advanced Insulation launches modular cryogenic spill protection...
First Subsea pipeline contingency tool for lchthys LNG Project
Simple solutions promote success for Churchill Drilling Tools
Kongsberg Maritime: Simulator Upgrades and a Unique New Rig Training Model for Simsea

Shipping / Yard News

Wärtsilä Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems selected for ten new vessels being built by HHI
Wärtsilä has received a number of new orders for its exhaust gas cleaning systems. In March 2014, Solvang ASA of Norway confirmed...

Bibby Offshore expands facilities in Westhill
Bumi Armada receives LOI for an FPSO from Eni for block 15/06...
BW Offshore signs long-term extension for Sendje Berge
Bibby Offshore commences major construction and IRM campaign
LNG Carrier chooses Wärtsilä's new game-changing 2-stroke low-pressure dual-fuel engine as main propulsion

General News

CGG and Baker Hughes sign exclusive long-term RoqSCAN agreement
CGG has signed an exclusive agreement with Baker Hughes Incorporated for RoqSCANTM technology offered by CGG...

Minister Mizzi visits vessel before the start of offshore seismic...
Decom North Sea event focusses on Supply Chain opportunities
Cobham to unveil new class of Offshore Worker Safety System at...
Balltec manufactures “World’s Biggest” PipeLOK for Wheatstone...
Woodside delays signing landmark Israeli gas field deal
Adept Solutions appoints new Technical Manager

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