Newscap week 27

Published Jul 1, 2014

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Det Norske signs agreement with E.ON to swap two exploration licenses
Det norske oljeselskap ASA (DETNOR) has signed an agreement with E.ON E&P Norge AS (E.ON) to swap two exploration licenses...

Thailand Rojana-1 exploration well reaches total depth
AWE Limited starts drilling Drover-1 exploration well
Eni signs a new contract for exploration with PetroVietnam
Ophir Energy concludes drilling operations on the Okala-1 well
MEO Australia expected to spud Puka-3 in late July
Dragon Oil completes two sidetracks from the Dzheitune (Lam) 4...
Rig market

COSL chartered a new drilling rig, Excellence I
China Oilfield Services Limited has chartered a 400-foot jack-up rig, “Excellence I”, from ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. under an operating lease, and a naming ceremony for this rig hosted...

Bowleven enters into a conditional drill-to-earn arrangement
Rowan updates its monthly report of drilling rig status
KrisEnergy contracts jack-up rig for Thai drilling campaign
Kea Petroleum signs a contract with Drill Force New Zealand
Ralph Coffman jack-up rig commences drilling operations at...
GE Oil & Gas secures order with Maersk Drilling for Industry’s First ’20-ksi‘ deepwater drilling
Supplier Contracts

Aker Solutions Wins Five-Year Contract From Statoil for Mariner Project
Aker Solutions secured a contract from Statoil to provide maintenance and modifications services for the Mariner oilfield development in the UK North Sea. Aker Solutions will perform the services for the Mariner field under a five-year contract, anticipated to start in August this year...

Ziebel to conduct distributed fiber optic sensing campaign for...
Getech wins a new contract with a total value of $600k
RDS wins contract with Wood Group Mustang
Technip wins PMC contract for the RAPID project
Subsea 7 selects BMT for Aasta Hansteen riser monitoring system
Technip-DeepOcean PRS JV awarded frame agreement by Statoil
Kvaerner with two platform substructures to Sverdrup
Company news / Financial

Statoil and partners need more time for Castberg
The partners in the Johan Castberg licence have decided to spend more time on making the final concept selection for the Johan Castberg project....

Jupiter Resources to acquire Encana's Bighorn assets
Rosneft and BP signed a long-term contract for the delivery of oil...
Hibiscus executes agreement to purchase first production asset
TESS service center opens in Rio de Janeiro
Petrofac and First Reserve sign Energy Infrastructure Agreement...
Madalena Energy closes acquisition in Argentina


Pengrowth doubles value of 2P reserves at Lindbergh project
Pengrowth Energy Corporation says that GLJ Petroleum Consultants Ltd. (GLJ) has attributed 101.0 MMbbl of 1P reserves and 229.7 MMbbl...

AusTex increases production to 39,482 BOE in May
Ithaca Energy completes flow test operations on Stella B1 well
Cub Energy achieves a significant milestone in daily production
Energean increases a 10% recoverable oil reserves at the Gulf of...
Horizon's testing operations generate optimism
DNO temporarily suspends production from Block 32 and Block 43 in Yemen


Statoil opens new research centre – a milestone for improved oil recovery
Minister of petroleum and energy Tord Lien opened today Statoil’s new research centre for improved oil recovery (IOR) at Rotvoll in...

EMGS secures new contract for Tullow Oil in the North Sea
TDW helps relieve stress on riser Offshore Malaysia
Core Grouting Services commissions high strength grout mixing...
Xodus Group to deliver a £2 million FEED study for BG's Dolphin...
Emerson opens new flow loop facility for Roxar technologies
Halliburton releases CYPHERSM 2.0 Seismic-to-Stimulation...
Lloyd’s Register Foundation joins TWI in the UK’s first research centre in structural integrity

Shipping / Yard News

Wärtsilä to deliver generating sets for two new offshore vessels to ensure reliable energy supply
Wärtsilä has received an order to deliver generating sets for two new well intervention vessels for Siem Offshore A/S from Norway. The vessels are built by Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft (FSG) in Flensburg, Germany...

Damen, MTU and SVITZER will launch world’s first RSD CNG tug...
Maritime Assurance and Consulting retains place in Aberdeen top ten

General News

GE Oil & Gas Launches GirlsGetSET Initiative
GE Oil & Gas has announced the launch of its GirlsGetSET initiative in the North East of Scotland. A five-year programme, it has been designed to raise awareness amongst female pupils of the wide range of opportunities...

New Regional Manager for DNV GL in Continental Europe
Fire currently being managed at Statoil onshore well pad - Monroe...
Platts Report: China Oil Demand Fell 0.7% in May versus a Year...
DNV GL celebrates twin milestones
EV secures £69M investment led by Dunedin
OEG Offshore acquires OSCA Environmental Services Limited
INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project makes half way mark

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