Newscap week 28

Published Jul 8, 2014

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Hanssen oil discovery in Barents Sea, offshore Norway
Tullow Oil says that the Hanssen wildcat well, in production licence 537, offshore Norway, has encountered a 20-25 metre oil bearing...

Patterson-UTI reports drilling activity for June 2014
Mediterranean plugged and abandoned the Hagar Qim-1 well
Nido Petroleum, partners continues drilling at Baragatan-1A well...
Woodside Petroleum makes gas discovery at Toro
GeoPark makes discovery of new oil field in the Campanario...
Rig market

Statoil to suspend its contract with Saipem for the rig Scarabeo5
Owing to overcapacity in its rig portfolio, Statoil will suspend its contract with Saipem for the rig Scarabeo5 from the autumn of 2014....

McDermott completes Ayatsil-B drilling platform in Bay of...
Hurricane demobilises Transocean Sedco 712 semi-sub drilling...
Transocean received favorable Norwegian District Court Ruling
Deep Sea Mooring expands operations into Egypt with Maersk Drilling
Supplier Contracts

Technip awarded large contract for the Edradour Development
Technip was awarded a contract by Total E&P UK for the Edradour Subsea Development, located approximately 75 kilometers North...

RDS secures $10m USD FEED contract
Claxton completes first rigless removal of a stuck bottom hole...

CB&I awarded sphere storage contract by Petrofac
Xcite Energy enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with...
Polarcus receives Letter of Intent for 3D seismic acquisition
ShawCor to provide pipe coating services for the South Stream Offshore Pipeline
Company news / Financial

Lundin Petroleum sells interest in PL359, offshore Norway
Lundin Petroleum through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has entered into an agreement to sell an....

American Electric Technologies launches subsidiary in Brazil
Crown Point sells El Valle Concession in Golfo San Jorge Basin...
Chariot signs farm-out agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary...
Dejour Energy closes Woodrush acquisition
Newton Energy Corporation to sell Newton UK
Statoil Portfolio adjustments in Angola

New energy business

Sasol, ENH and Eni announce pre-feasibility study for large-scale gas-to-liquids facility in Mozambique
Sasol Limited announce a joint pre-feasibility study for a large-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, which will be based on gas from the...

Baker Hughes is named to Newsweek's Green Rankings List
Green light for Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm
New REC cooperation with roofing specialists Sika and Centroplan


More oil from Oseberg East with new drilling campaign
Statoil will increase the Oseberg East field recovery rate by means of a drilling campaign starting up in the summer of 2015. On Wednesday 2 July it was made public that Prosafe Offshore has been awarded a contract for the use of Safe Scandinavia in connection with this campaign...

Vanoil provides update on Kenyan Blocks 3A and 3B
Oryx reaches 4,000bpd at Demir Dagh field in Kurdistan
Oilex recommenced Fracture Stimulation Operations
Arsenal Energy averaged approximately 4,700 boe/d of production...
Strata Oil releases details on cold production assessment for...
Petrobras reaches 500,000 barrels per day in pre-salt output
New Zealand Energy ups production during June


Dolphin's powerful solution
Dolphin Geophysical's Polar Marquis is currently successfully towing a record 14 streamer configuration of 14 x 100m x 6000m in the...

Linc Energy to commence underground coal gasification...
Birns introduces new chamber light magnetic base mount
Next generation coating protects offshore assets
CGG opens Myanmar subsurface imaging center
Enteq adds LWD offering to product line
Valero technology to detect anomalies & maintain pipelines in...

Shipping / Yard News

Seadrill and SapuraKencana's PLSV starts Petrobras job
Seadrill Limited and SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad’s jointly owned entity Sapura Navegação Marítima (SNM) has commenced operations of its first pipe-laying support vessel (PLSV) - Sapura Diamante - for Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., Brazil, (Petrobras)...

VARD strengthens position in North America with acquisition
First of new Fugro Offshore Coastal Survey Vessel delivered to...

Antwerp welcomes 1 billion dollar investment by ExxonMobil
Subsea 7 S.A. takes action to facilitate use of its vessels in US...
Teekay LNG Partners acquires ownership interests in four LNG newbuildings

General News

Kvaerner and COOEC establish Engineering JV in China for projects globally
Kvaerner and China Offshore Oil Engineering Co. Ltd (COOEC) have established an Engineering Joint Venture, Kvaerner COOEC...

Penspen awarded ADMA-OPCO PMC contract for additional gas...
EMGS releases vessel update and activity for the second quarter...
Stratnor signs crude oil supply agreement with Enterprise...
Bellatrix's Ferrier Area Gas Plants returns to full capacity
GSE Systems joins Oil and Gas UK
Lewek Champion completes installation of 50th platform for...
FoundOcean presented with ‘Top Sub-Contractor’ award by Saipem

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