Newscap week 2

Published Jan 6, 2015

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

BG Group and Petrobras submit declaration of commerciality for the Iara Area
BG Group says that its partner Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras), as the operator of block BM-S-11 in the pre-salt Santos Basin, has submitted the...

Rockhopper Exploration awarded Croatian license
Cooper Energy spuds Indonesian oil development well
Rose Petroleum spuds State 1-34 Mancos well
Jupiter Energy drilling update for Well 19
Dragon Oil make second oil discovery at 'Block 9', Iraq
Wentworth Resources completes Tembo-1 exploration well drilling
Lion Energy plans total depth drilling for Lofin-2 well
Rig market

Patterson-UTI Energy provides drilling update for December 2014
Patterson-UTI Energy reported that for the month of December 2014, the Company had an average of 208 drilling rigs operating in the United States and eight rigs in Canada. For the three months ended December 31, 2014, the Company had an average of 210 drilling rigs operating in the United States and nine rigs in Canada...

Seadrill purchases the ultra-deepwater drillship "West Polaris"
Sedco Express arrives at CAMAC Energy's Oyo Field
Hoidi wins rig leg fabrication contract from CMHI for 2 Bestford's jackups
Supplier Contracts

Cargotec's MacGregor secures large subsea crane order from ZPMC
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a large order from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co Ltd (ZPMC). The contract is for four offshore cranes...

PEMEX award McDermott International Ayatsil-A installation contract
Decmil awarded QCLNG operational Wellsite works
Golar LNG signs Heads of Agreement in Cameroon
Sembcorp Marine incorporates a new subsidiary in Indonesia
Tendeka wins two major contracts in Russia
Wison secures a contract of a second Floating LNG Liquefaction...
Cheniere and GE sign $1B service agreement for Sabine Pass LNG export terminal
Company news / Financial

BG Group loads first LNG cargo from QCLNG project in Australia
BG Group has been loading the first cargo of LNG from its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) facility since 28 December. The vessel being loaded is the Methane Rita Andrea. The second cargo of LNG from the facility will be loaded onto the Methane Mickie Harper which is expected in Gladstone in the first week of January...

AVEVA acquires 8over8 Limited
Dana Gas receives US$ 60 million from Egypt
DONG Energy completes divestment of Stenlille Gas Storage
Cue completes the sale of Papua New Guinea portfolio
Andes Energia acquire interest in Interoil
Gazprom outline investment program, budget and cost
Flexlife registers increased revenue and profit
Statoil optimises portfolio – realising USD 394 million from Marcellus asset

New energy business

BTI Energy and Northern Power Systems bring ideal wind technology to small businesses
Northern Power Systems, and BTI Energy are partnering to install multiple wind turbines across the U.S. Northern Power's NPS 100-24 turbine features a newly optimized rotor configuration which allows for higher annual energy production and gives BTI Energy the ability to install quality wind turbines for...

DONG Energy to build Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm in the UK


Statoil and partners brings Valemon gas and condensate field on stream
The Valemon gas and condensate field in the North Sea was brought on stream by Statoil and partners. Recoverable reserves from the field are estimated at 192 million barrels of oil equivalent. “Valemon is one of several new projects on the...

AWE Limited receives government approval for Lengo gas project
Eni starts production at Nené Marine Field, offshore Congo
ConocoPhillips reports first oil production from the Eldfisk II project
BNK completes reservoir model analysis for the Gapowo B-1H...
BP reports first oil from Kinnoull field in central North Sea
Lundin begins first oil from the Brynhild field; offshore Norway
BPZ Energy puts new Corvina CX15-14D well online


GE’s UNIK 5000 pressure sensing platform carries INMETRO and NEPSI intrinsic safety certification
The UNIK 5000 pressure sensing platform from the Druck product line of GE Measurement & Control now carries the Brazilian INMETRO and the Chinese...

Brazilian MV24 project: successful commissioning of MAN compression modules

Shipping / Yard News

New Damen names for Shipdock Amsterdam and Shipdock Harlingen
On 1 January 2015 Shipdock Amsterdam and Shipdock Harlingen changed names to Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSA)...

VARD subsidiary SEAONICS secures large equipment contract
Moore Stephens says shipping must adopt can-do attitude in 2015

MarineCo orders newly designed Damen Multi Cat 2712
Otto Marine sells AHTS for $100 million
BG Group agrees sale and charter of LNG vessels
Unique crane launch for OSD-IMT PSV
Keppel secures contract to perform second FLNG vessel conversion for Golar

General News

EMGS reports sales from the multi-client library in Brazil
Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has entered into a data licensing agreement with an international oil company worth USD 1.8 million for the..

North Dakota's Bakken Shale Oil in search of new markets
Halliburton opens new facility in South Australia
PTTEP receives EIA Monitoring Awards 2014
Jacobs selected by BP as strategic supplier
Tower Resources reaches agreement Repsol

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