Newscap week 44

Published Oct 28, 2014
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Exploration extracts

Chevron makes oil discovery in deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico
Chevron Corporation has made a new oil discovery at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Keathley Canyon Block 10 Well No. 1 encountered significant oil pay in the Lower Tertiary Wilcox Sands. The well is located approximately 180 miles off the Louisiana coast in 3,992 feet of water and...

Kuwait Energy makes discovery at Abu Sennan, Egypt
CNOOC Limited makes new discovery Jinzhou 23-2 in Bohai
Petrobras discovers hydrocarbons in Espírito Santo Basin
Statoil takes on offshore operatorship in Australia
GDF SUEZ and BP discover new Central North Sea field
CNOOC makes a new deepwater gas discovery in Gabon
New oil resources proved in the Grane area
Rig market

Karoon takes possession of the Olinda Star drilling rig
Karoon Gas Australia has now taken possession of the Olinda Star Semi-submersible drilling rig from Petrobras. The rig is currently in the Campos Basin and expected to...

Drydocks World to carry out major repair on rig “High Island IV” for Shelf Drilling
Supplier Contracts

Ross Offshore awarded long term contract with Lundin Norway and Det norske
Ross Offshore announces contract award with Lundin Norway AS (Lundin) and Det norske oljeselskap ASA (Det norske). The contract is for booking of personnel for...

Bestobell Marine secures major Chinese contract
Wessex Exploration complete of acquisition of Hague and...
Ezra's Subsea Services division wins new contracts
BP announces onshore FEED contracts for Tangguh expansion...
InterMoor completes two major offshore projects for China
Bechtel begins construction on expanded Canadian LNG facility
Foster Wheeler awarded EPC contract for ExxonMobil's Antwerp refinery upgrade in Belgium
Company news / Financial

HSE award to lifeboat project carried out by Statoil and Gassco operations
The HSE award for 2014 has been presented to the Draupner lifeboat project carried out by Statoil and Gassco operations. Due to the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA)’s new regulations...

Penn West Petroleum to sell $355 million non-core asset
Ezra Holdings drives record revenue of US$1.5 billion
Petra Petroleum signs definitive agreement with Mitra Energy
PMI Energy Services opens new Shorebase in Morgan City
New Standard Energy divests part of its Interest in PEL 570 to...
Ocean Installer establishes subsea construction services base...
Donnycreek Energy to merge with Contact Exploration Inc.
Cubility opens Malaysia office as part of ongoing commitment to...

New energy business

Wärtsilä supplies 50 MW power plant to help integration of solar energy in Hawaii
Wärtsilä will supply a 50 MW Smart Power Generation power plant to Hawaiian Electric Company on the island of Oahu. The plant will help enable the...


Successful Drill Stem Test on the Fortuna-2 well in Block R, Equatorial Guinea
Ophir Energy reports the successful Drill Stem Test (DST) on the Fortuna-2 well in Block R, Equatorial Guinea. Ophir holds 80% of Block R and...

Trinity's net production averaged 3,619 boepd in Q3
Nostra Terra spuds 18th development well in Oklahoma
Jericho Oil achieves record production in September 2014
Magnolia reports 96 boepd to net production
InterOil to conduct well testing to determine the hydrocarbon type...
Magnum Hunter completes production test results on Stewart Winland Pad


Sercel extends frontiers of downhole operations with launch of GeoWave II
Sercel has launched GeoWave® II, an innovative new downhole seismic tool for conducting safe and efficient Vertical Seismic Profile (VSP)...

Fugro offers high resolution subsea laser scanning
Tendeka presents latest innovative completion products at ATCE
SIGMA3 selected by WPX Energy for horizontal well performance...
New visualization in Phast software streamlines hazard analysis
Peak extends multi-action tool portfolio for Slickline operations
Polarcus to begin 3D survey over Roebuck Basin, Offshore North West Shelf

Shipping / Yard News

Clean Marine wins new contract for EGCS installation on tankers
Clean Marine has been selected by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) for two new MR tankers...

Next generation Wärtsilä WST-14 steerable thruster design...
Rederij Groen takes delivery of the ‘7-Waves’ from Damen
Nordic secures 5 years firm charter contract for Mokul Nordic
BBC Chartering with dedicated project terminal in Houston
Heerema Hartlepool awarded Culzean Wellhead Platform jacket
Moore Stephens expects vessel operating costs to rise over the next two years

General News

Cameron LNG liquefaction project breaks ground In Louisiana
LNG export project to create 3,000 new construction jobs, deliver natural gas to international markets. More than 300 community, business and international leaders...

Training course reflects Decommissioning commitment
Marine Contracting opens its Australian office in Perth
Platts Report: China oil demand surged 7.4% in September from...
Statoil appoints new Investor Relations Senior Vice President
Total organizes the Group's new governance
Intervention Industry Joins to Consider its Future at Annual Event

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