Newscap week 25

Published Jun 17, 2014

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Tower Resources provides update on Welwitschia-1A well, offshore Namibia
Tower Resources plc, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Neptune Petroleum (Namibia) Limited (Neptune), provides the following...

Mosman updates drilling progress at its Petroleum Creek Project...
INPEX awarded permit to explore Block WA-504-P, offshore...
AWE starts drilling Oi-2 offshore Taranaki, New Zealand
Westcore participates in drill program on Riverside Lands
Rig market

Transocean Ltd. provides fleet update summary
Transocean Ltd. issued a monthly Fleet Update Summary which includes new contracts, significant changes to existing contracts, and...

Armada Oil announces rig contract for the Bear Creek #1
Dolphin Drilling and Absoft achieve DNV-GL certification
Supplier Contracts

Subsea 7 S.A. awarded contract in Gulf of Mexico
Subsea 7 S.A. has been awarded a contract in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico by Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas in support of its development of the KOQV and Holstein Deep fields. The contract value is in excess of...

Eni Norge enters into agreement with DNV GL AS
OceanGeo receives Ocean Bottom Seismic contract award
HB Rentals awarded seven figure contract with Jack-up barge
CAN-DO approach leads to £200m of contract renewals
Adept Solutions secured Nexen contract
Octanex awarded a RSC for the Ophir Field offshore Malaysia
Company news / Financial

Tullow refinances its Norwegian exploration loan facility
Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) has refinanced its NOK 2 billion (ca. $330 million) Norwegian exploration loan facility and that it has successfully....

Chevron Corporation sells interests in Chad and Cameroon
Chinook Energy announces disposition of all of its Tunisian assets
Precision Drilling Corporation announces divestiture of trucking...
Providence Resources enters into new financing facility
Drillsearch announces increased offer for Ambassador Oil and...
Osum Oil Sands acquires Orion Oil Sands project


ExxonMobil oil production to increase from on-time startup of CLOV project
Exxon Mobil Corporation announced the CLOV project in Angola started up on schedule and is expected to reach daily production capacity of 160,000 barrels in the coming months. CLOV is the fourth major development hub of Total-operated Block 17, after Girassol...

Sterling announces successful Breagh well A07 fracture...
Daybreak announces initial production rates on new Kentucky wells
Kea Petroleum announces an update on Puka workover operations
Basic Energy Services reports selected operating data for May 2014
Gulf Keystone Petroleum provide update on operations at Shaikan
Abraxas Petroleum announces acceleration in 2014 Eagle Ford...


Weatherford opens new integrated laboratory in Bogota, Colombia
Javier Betancourt, the president of Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos – Colombia (ANH) marked the official opening of the new...

Antonoil's ceramic proppant production line in smooth operation...
Applus RTD unveils another revolutionary NDT service
World first in Artificial Lift Technology unveiled
CGG conducts multi-client oil and gas seep survey in SE Barents...
J2 Subsea showcases new 3” titanium ROV dredger from...

Shipping / Yard News

Wärtsilä wins major offshore contract for its systems including Ballast Water Management System
A new semi-submersible accommodation and construction vessel (floatel) being built for Floatel International AB, the Swedish offshore...

Scanjet Marine announces new package for tankers and FPSOs
Wärtsilä signs extensive services supply agreement with..
Enterprise to locate ethane export terminal on the Houston Ship...
Drydocks World completes the pioneering mega structure –
DolWin beta

General News

Agreement to Develop Geological Expression Based Shale Workflows
ffA has announced the signing of a multi-year Technical Assistance Agreement with the Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo (IMP) for the provision of its GeoTeric software and...

DNV celebrating a double milestone
Eni signs a strategic agreement with KazMunayGas
EnQuest expands footprint in Malaysia through acquisition in Seligi
Kvaerner conducts R&D for Arctic solutions for RDC and Statoil...
Launch of new subsea research initiative
CIS Group awarded gold medal for occupational health and safety

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