Newscap week 40

Published Sep 30, 2014

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Statoil makes gas discovery in Pingvin
Operator Statoil has together with PL713 partners made a gas discovery in the Pingvin prospect in the Barents Sea. The discovery is a play opener in a frontier unexplored area ...

Eni awarded 3 new exploration licenses in Egypt
Senex Energy to plug and abandon Hathi-1 exploration well
Real Energy hits gas in Cooper Basin
Parkmead discoveres new gas field in the Netherlands
Nido Petroleum expects to spud Gobi-1 well in mid-October
Origin Energy spuds Speculant-1 exploration well
Rosneft discovers new hydrocarbon field in the Kara Sea
Rig market

Maersk Drilling names fourth ultra deepwater drillship
Maersk Drilling's fourth ultra deepwater drillship was named in a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South...

Semco Maritime wins 3 rig projects
Transocean's shareholders elect Merrill A. "Pete" Miller, Jr. as...
Maersk Drilling receives one-year extension for Maersk Convincer
Supplier Contracts

"Skandi Santos" awarded five-year contract extension from Petrobras
AKOFS Offshore, a part of Akastor ASA, has been notified of a five-year contract extension from Petrobras to use the Skandi Santos, a Subsea Equipment Support Vessel in Brazil. The extension, worth about NOK 2.5 billion, will start March...

Unique System FZE appointed as the authorized service centre...
GASFRAC Energy signs three year contract extension with a key...
Spectrum secures contract with PERUPETRO
CB&I awarded FEED contract for gas field development in Algeria
... SMOE secures LNG process modules assembly contract
Premier Oil awards Sevan Marine a FEED contract
Company news / Financial

Tendeka enters strategic partnership for supply of intelligent well technology in China
Tendeka has entered an exclusive strategic agreement with Beijing Wallgate Information Technology Ltd to deliver digital oilfield capabilities to key....

Investment in Scottish firm shows confidence in the North Sea
Penspen acquires DPS Engineering
EMAS Offshore launches Singapore listing
Glacier Energy confirms sixth acquisition as it establishes new...
Lundin Petroleum acquires interest in PM328, offshore Malaysia
Total sells its Midstream Utica assets to a group of Korean...

New energy business

Neste Oil to recover CO2 at its refinery in Singapore
Neste Oil Singapore Pte Ltd and National Oxygen Pte Ltd (NOX), a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan's Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation, have signed...

Siemens powers Temple I with First Flex-Plant™ in Texas
Statoil steps up advocacy on carbon pricing and methane...
Kongsberg launches innovative new solution for 3D subsea monitoring of wind turbines


CAMAC Energy increases recoverable prospective resources offshore Nigeria
CAMAC Energy Inc. says that an updated independent assessment of the Company's prospective resources for four offshore Nigeria prospects...

Magnum Hunter's Stewart Winland Utica well on production
Leni Gas & Oil record highest ever daily oil production
Marquee Energy sells non-core asset for $14 million
Alvopetro drills 197(1) well to a total depth of 3,275 metres


Teekay goes live with Petrotechnics’ Proscient on Voyageur Spirit asset
Petrotechnics says that Teekay Petrojarl has gone live with the Proscient operational performance and predictive risk platform on its Voyageur Spirit...

Velocys raised £52 million for smaller scale GTL
CGG signs exclusive agreement with Gabonese Ministry for vast...
LTG first in UK to launch new Groeneveld ICT Solution Traffic...
TGS announces two new ocean bottom projects in the U.S. GoM
Trelleborg’s bend stiffeners receive API 17l1 design review...
Rental instruments help develop advanced gas pipe QC tests
Exprodat GIS software increases exploration success

Shipping / Yard News

Cosco Shipyard's Units secures $230M contracts
Cosco Corporation (Singapore) Limited says that shipyards, which are subsidiaries of the Company’s 51 percent owned subsidiary Cosco Shipyard...

Drydocks World and Maritime World receive prestigious award
Bibby Offshore scoops two prestigious Business Awards
Polarcus Adira mobilizes to the US Gulf of Mexico
Petroamerica provides revised 2014 production guidance

General News

T.D. Williamson reaches inline inspection milestone
The advanced science of inline inspection (ILI) is now more than 50 years old. And although the field is full of brilliant technologies, it came from...

New recommendations to avoid jacking system failure
Wireline Engineering bolsters its presence in South East Asia
Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies opens new, expanded...
Zilift invests in manufacturing and production capabilities
Fluor Corporation secures Canadian oil sands contract
EV Launches Innovative New Video Technology
EMGS signs data licensing agreement worth USD 3.5 million

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