Newscap week 28

Published Jul 7, 2015

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Det norske oljeselskap completes drilling of appraisal wells, Ivar Aasen field
The field is located in the central part of the North Sea and was proven in 2008. The size of the field prior to drilling the appraisal wells was 24 million...

Hansa Hydrocarbons is awarded licences in Germany and the...
Karoon Gas Australia provides update on exploration permit...
Red Emperor Resources to commence drilling of Hawkeye-1
Byron Energy completes drilling of SM 6 #1 BP 02 well for future...
Huge Mexico seismic acquisition program from Spectrum / PGS / Schlumberger
Rig market

Baker Hughes announces weekly North American rig counts
Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. BHI Rig Count: U.S. +3 to 862 rigs...

San Leon Energy signs onshore rig contract, Morocco
NPD grants drilling permit to Premier Oil
Statoil decides to suspend Scarabeo 5 rig
Emerson strengthens upstream capabilities through acquisition of Yggdrasil
Supplier Contracts

Statoil awards contract for integrated drilling services
Statoil is awarding Baker Hughes Norway the onshore contract for integrated drilling services for Johan Sverdrup. The estimated contract value...

Gulf Marine Services secures first decommissioning contract
Heerema Zwijndrecht awarded innovative project Oranje-Nassau...

Bibby Offshore Singapore successfully delivers subsea projects...
EnerMech granted extension to BP contract
Subsea 7 awarded emergency pipeline repair contracts offshore...
Interwell chooses IFS Applications 9
CIS Group completes subsea piling operation in north sea for...
Wood Group wins onshore pipeline work for Origin Energy
Global Maritime Group awarded mooring and rig move contract...
Applus+ awarded trio of contracts worth AU$22.5m on Ichthys...
Company news / Financial

Lundin Petroleum allocated an increased unitised interest in Johan Sverdrup
Lundin Petroleum says that the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (the Ministry) has determined the allocation of resources in the Johan Sverdrup oil field and has decided to increase the...

Impact Selector and Wireline Engineering announce strategic...
Quicksilver Resources to export liquefied natural gas from...
FourPoint Energy to acquire Anadarko assets
Energy XXI closes sale of the East Bay Field
Expro announces FY15 annual results
Competence in gas seals in the Chinese end user market...
Crescent Point Energy closes acquisition of Legacy Oil + Gas
Wood Group acquires BETA Machinery Analysis in $14.3 mil deal
Shell takes final investment decision for the Appomattox deep-water development in GoM

New energy business

SunEdison and Gamesa to Develop up to 1 Gigawatt of wind power plants
SunEdison, Inc. and Gamesa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a joint venture to develop up to 1 gigawatt (GW) of wind energy power plants globally by 2018. SunEdison and Gamesa will each own a 50 percent stake in the joint venture...


Repsol starts production at giant Perla gas field, Venezuela
Repsol has started up the first producing well at the giant Perla field, the largest gas discovery in the company's history and the largest offshore...

Sterling Resources updates Breagh operations
Petrolia updates progress of its hydrocarbon development work
Max Petroleum provides operational update
Atlantic Petroleum declares June production
Regal Petroleum provides Ukraine production figures for the first...
Roxi Petroleum provides update on operations at BNG
CNOOC's Bozhong 28/34 oilfields comprehensive adjustment project commences production


The first subsea wet gas compressor in the world at Gullfaks
After several years of technology development, construction and testing the first subsea wet gas compressor in the world is now installed at the Gullfaks C platform in the North Sea. In May and June Gullfaks subsea compressor project...

N37 induction motor from GE is among the highest in power...
FARO Technologies releases CAM2 Measure 10.5
EMGS reports sales from multi-client library in the Barents Sea
Kongsberg underwater cameras take the lead in uncovering the...
Suretank expands cryogenic tank range with 20ft model

Shipping / Yard News

Drydocks World marks key milestone in completing the world’s largest turret
Drydocks World marked a major milestone in successfully completing the world’s largest turret mooring system with His Highness Sheikh Ahmed...

FSL Trust wins new contracts worth up to US$61 million
Polar Empress is now fully operational in the Barents Sea

Integration of AVEVA and Sesam reduces costs in maritime and...
Technip selected by Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd for FPSO conversion...
Jotun welcomes decision by ISO's Marine Environment Protection sub-committee

General News

New on-line learning programme for next generation of Subsea Engineers
Subsea UK has launched its new on-line learning programme to support the development of new engineers and technicians entering the...

Stirling Group adds to recognised accreditations with global lifting...
Woodside enters FEED phase for Browse FLNG development
Elk-Antelope joint venture selects LNG project sites
SPE awarded for its competency training program
ABB report unveiled - Decommissioning cost-efficiencies
Operators back next phase of industry forum on subsea integrity
Statoil, partners submits plan for development in the Gullfaks area
Platts Report: China oil demand climbed 8.2% year over year in May

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