Newscap week 47

Published Nov 18, 2014

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Drilling and testing concludes in Sidi Moussa Licence, offshore Morocco
Serica Energy plc confirms that testing operations have now concluded on the SM-1 well (Serica 5% working interest) on the Sidi Moussa...

San Leon Energy spuds the Gieraltowice well
Pegasus West gas discovery tested at combined rate of over...
Cap Energy makes second Senegal discovery
Aminex provides an update on Kiliwani North development licence
Serinus Energy commences drilling Moftinu-1001 exploration well
Bauer-15 development well exceeds expectations
First Browse Basin well Pryderi-1 unsuccessful
Rig market

Lamprell receives new contract award from National Drilling Company
Lamprell has received a new contract award from National Drilling Company (NDC), Abu Dhabi, for the construction and delivery of two further high...

Paragon Offshore acquires a majority stake in Prospector Offshore
AKITA Drilling appoints new Director
Supplier Contracts

Bibby Offshore wins a multi-million pound contract award by Total
Bibby Offshore announces a multi-million pound contract award by Total E&P UK Limited ('Total') for services in the UKCS....

Praj wins a $ 38 million order for oil & gas process skids for...
ADMA-OPCO selects Technip for the Nasr Phase II full field...
Technip awarded a subsea contract in the Gulf of Mexico
Lamprell receives new contract award from National Drilling...
McDermott awarded significant multi-year offshore installation...
BMT awarded Kizomba maintenance contract
Company news / Financial

Halliburton and Baker Hughes to combine in stock and cash transaction valued at $34.6 Billion
Halliburton Company and Baker Hughes Incorporated announced a definitive agreement under which Halliburton will acquire all the...

Statoil to withdraw from PetroFrontier's Georgina permits
AMEC successfully completes offer for Foster Wheeler
Suretank completes acquisition in China
Unique Wellube declares its expansion, and strategic plans...
Royale Energy adds 2,000,000 cubic ft of natural gas
Egdon Resources reaches agreement to acquire Yorkshire Exploration Limited

New energy business

IEA predicts 'new chapter' for oil markets, sees price declines into 2015 as likely
The 30% fall in oil prices since mid-June continues to dominate the oil market headlines, and anyone hoping for a swift recovery in prices...

FoundOcean signs strategic agreement with BASF


Chevron confirms first oil production from Tubular Bells in the Gulf of Mexico
Chevron Corporation says that the Hess Corporation-operated Tubular Bells deepwater project, located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, has started crude oil and natural...

Tower Resources provides an update on the planned Badada-1...
Contact Exploration's Kakwa development continues with...
Jura Energy provide an update on production from Zarghun South
Mechanical issue impacts Kearl production
Petrobras reaches its highest historical monthly oil production in...
Terrace Energy reports on production development activities


Inline inspection operation in Subzero Temperatures executed by TDW Offshore China
Inspecting and maintaining sub-surface pipelines is always challenging. When the pipelines are located offshore in turbulent seas, the...

Multiclient seismic data offshore Mozambique available from...
UASC boosts efficiency of new flagships with Jotun advanced...
Advanced Energy highlights high-voltage product line at...
Tercel launches Premium Roller Cone Bits at ADIPEC
Wärtsilä expands its valve range in duplex and super duplex...
CGG Robertson and Wood Mackenzie launch new EV2 exploration valuation tool

Shipping / Yard News

Hand-over of first modules for Petrobras’ FPSO Vessel
The “Consórcio Tomé Ferrostaal” (CTF) named consortium of Rheinmetall International Engineering, a joint venture of Ferrostaal and...

Cathelco receives AMS approval for BWT system
Swissco secures charter contracts worth approximately...
XL Group Implements software to support global expansion of marine business

General News

Statoil CEO: Oil and gas investments needed to meet future demand
"The scale of the climate challenge requires us not only to ask how we can do more, but how we can achieve the most..."

Platts JKM™ prices for December-delivered LNG dropped 29.4%...
Urgent investment needed to stop Ukraine gas crisis
Supply chain leaders to tackle cost and efficiency conundrum in...
Lloyd’s Register Energy launches Global Executive Briefing...
Petroplan adds Dubai Office to its global network
Middle East a key market for service sector
DNV GL tackles corrosion and integrity of ageing wells with new JIP

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