Newscap week 26

Published Jun 23, 2015


Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

InfraStrata announces positive test results at Islandmagee-1 well, Northern Ireland
InfraStrata says that drilling and data gathering operations have been concluded at the Islandmagee-1 well in Northern Ireland.The well was drilled to a total depth of 1,753 metres...

ADX Energy granted 30 month extension on EX-10 Parta permit...
Egdon Resources commences extended well test on Wressle-1
Dry well southwest of the Gjøa field in the North Sea
LGO plans for the testing of the three recently drilled wells
Citation successfully drills North Chapman Ranch RB #2 well
Rig market

Seadrill Limited agrees to sell West Polaris to Seadrill Partners LLC
Seadrill Limited has entered into an agreement with Seadrill Operating LP (Seadrill Operating), the 58% owned subsidiary of Seadrill Partners LLC...

Tethys Oil commences Lithuanian drilling programme
Wentworth completes drilling at the MB-4 development well in Tanzania
Supplier Contracts

ASCO secures North Sea contract win with Marathon Oil
ASCO has secured a services contract for work in the North Sea with Marathon Oil UK, which is worth more than $75 million. Commencing in July 2015...

Tendeka wins Austrian Sandface completion contract
Technip awarded a revamp contract for an ammonia unit in...
Clough/CH-IV secures Freeport LNG engineering contract
Wood Group awarded Saudi Aramco offshore contract
Harkand secures decommissioning work in UKCS for Maersk Oil
Wood Group secures KPOC pipeline contract
Absoft secures SAP support contract with Total E&P UK
Company news / Financial

Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions to cooperate on early-phase oil and gas studies
Aker Solutions and Baker Hughes agreed to cooperate on early-phase studies to help customers improve the overall economics and value of oil and gas field developments. Aker Solutions’ Front End Spectrum...

Wintershall to sell selected assets on the Norwegian continental...
Union Jack Oil to acquire further interest in PEDL253, Biscathorpe

Williams to explore strategic alternatives
Rosneft and BP sign production, exploration and refining...
Gassco to operate Johan Sverdrup gas line in North Sea
Total sells its interest in the Schwedt refinery to Rosneft
EMGS implements further cost reductions
Delivering improvements, estimating workforce reductions
Gazprom Neft and Skolkovo Foundation join forces in major agreement on strategic cooperation

New energy business

ABB paves the way for more solar power in Dubai
ABB has won an order worth around $20 million from Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) , to extend a substation that will integrate more solar...

SunEdison signs definitive agreement to acquire GME
Windependents becomes ARC sustainable energy solutions
Parker Hannifin selected by Alevo to support North America's largest energy storage deployment


Petsec Energy sets production casing on Williams #2 Alternate Well
Petsec Energy is pleased to advise that production casing has been run on the 16,700' RA SUA; Williams #2 alternate well. The well was drilled on the...

WPX Energy adds acreage in Gallup oil play
Providence provides technical update on Newgrange prospect
Petrobras set two new production records in the pre-salt in May
Erin Energy commences production from the Oyo-7 well
Cunningham Energy horizontal wells reach production milestone
Solo Oil announces further independent assessment of the Horse Hill licenses


Mooring Integrity Monitoring in Today’s Market: How BMT is Answering the Challenge
The need for mooring integrity monitoring has of late come back under the spotlight, not least because the use of floating production systems in the offshore Oil and Gas industry has been predicted to grow at a significant rate between now and 2017 with a...

First AR-MAX1 compressor commissioned
Energean to conduct a new 3D seismic survey in the Gulf of Kavala
... gets to grips with latest generation Geoswath Plus Software
Sherwin-Williams brings advanced repair systems to market
NUTECH adds new XRF technology to POROLABS core analysis...
... GeoTeric® launches Cognitive Interpretation™

Emerson enhances software to help operators maximize the value of reservoir assets

Shipping / Yard News

Seawork Innovation showcase hosts unique RockFLEET vessel tracking system
The recently launched RockFLEET vessel tracking system has been selected by the Seawork International 2015 organisers as part of the popular...

New Kongsberg Maritime and DNV-GL DP operator training...
KNOT Offshore Partners completes acquisition of Dan Sabia
New DP Course at Kongsberg Maritime in Houston reduces sea time training requirement

General News

DNV GL research paper shows bright future for subsea processing
DNV GL launched a research paper exploring the viability of moving offshore oil and gas processing subsea, including the techno-economics of an ‘all subsea’ solution. The report...

The EIC brings UK excellence to Brasil Offshore 2015
BBC Chartering announces bi-weekly Trans-Atlantic service
Rosneft and PDVSA expand cooperation in crude oil trading
Halliburton introduces Illusion® Frac Plug
TGS announces participation in Monuments 3D survey, offshore...
Technip UK hosts opening evening to mark National Women in Engineering Day

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